Coronavirus (Covid-19) is having a huge impact on the hair and beauty industry. Keep up to date on the latest news and advice for hairdressers and hair salons here…

[UPDATE] Beauty Services to the Face Will not Resume on 1 August

Last updated July 31, 2020

UPDATE from Government – Today it has been announced that, with one day’s notice, beauty services to the face cannot resume on 1 August as previously confirmed by Government. The reopening has been postponed to 15 August at the earliest. View this post on Instagram Please see NHBF statement following the briefing from the Prime Read More

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How Hair Salons Dealt With Coronavirus Across the World

Last updated July 29, 2020

TONI&GUY has salons in 48 countries so the global company is in the perfect position to share how hair salons dealt with Coronavirus across the world. The shutdown of the world’s economies due to Coronavirus brought challenges never seen before to all hair salon businesses big and small. “TONI&GUY is 57 years old and we Read More

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Salonspy Help Salons Manage Cleanliness With Improved System

Last updated July 21, 2020

Cleanliness is now the top priority for every client when they visit salon. In light of this, the salon review site, salonspy, will ask customers an additional question on their review form. As a result, salons, barbers and beauty businesses will be able to receive honest feedback from clients. The new question is designed to Read More

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Over 2,000 Hairdressing Businesses Launched Since Lockdown

Last updated July 17, 2020

New data from O2 Business shows that 2,646 beauty and hairdressing businesses launched in the UK since lockdown in March this year. Despite much of the country’s industries and services shutting down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the figures suggest that the country’s entrepreneurial spirit hasn’t been quashed – especially for the beauty Read More

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Hair Salons Left £9,000 Out of Pocket due to Coronavirus

Last updated July 9, 2020

Hair salons have been hit with significant financial loss during the coronavirus. On average, small businesses in the beauty industry will have lost  £9,282 each in lost work, earnings and loan repayments, according to a new survey from Simply Business. As hairdressers across the UK adjust to the new normal in salons, a third of Read More

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What Does the New Normal Look Like for You and Your Hair Salon?

Last updated July 10, 2020

As hair salons, barbershops and freelancers slowly reopen throughout the UK , HJ asks salon owners to share what the new normal looks like for you and your teams and what you’ve learned from the first few days of reopening your hair salon business… 1. The new normal: Clients arriving on time for appointments Mikey Read More

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Lockdown Life for Freelance Editorial Stylist Neil Moodie

Last updated August 4, 2020

As the focus for the hairdressing industry shifted to reopening, HJ spoke to editorial and celebrity stylist and L’Oréal Professionnel Steampod Styler Neil Moodie about how he was coping with lockdown life and his plans for reopening his business How do you plan on reopening your editorial stylist business? I haven’t worked since 3 March Read More

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