You may have heard Governor Gavin Newson is allowing salons to operate outside. (If not, you can read the news story here).
I have grappled with how to respond to this.
It is a step in the right direction. Yet it is complicated to implement to ensure the best results of health, security and safety for all.
Myself and many others in my industry are not in favor of this idea.
Why are we not in favor?We are licensed professionals and must pass the sanitation portion of our State Board in order to be licensed.We have invested in the appropriate Covid-19 PPE in order to open safely.Working outside is unpredictable at best, given locations, security, weather and more.This guideline only allows haircuts, no shampooing, no hair color or blow drying.
Following the news I was at my wits end, angry and fed up.
I am ready to open, you need a haircut. I needed a minute and now I am back to doing what I can to advocate for the Professional Salon Industry. I will be attending …