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LA Mayor's Office Warns Reopening Salons Prematurely Could Backfire When It Comes to Lifting Closure Mandate

Armed with data and stories of the impact the prolonged closure is having on California salons, a coalition of beauty businesses lobbies the LA Mayor's office, asking for the safe reopening of beauty-based businesses.

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STARRING By Ted Gibson Reopens in CA Despite State Shutdown Orders

Joining forces with Civil Right Attorney and Trial Lawyer Mark Geragos and The Professional Beauty Federation of California, Ted Gibson and Jason Backe make a stand for salon owners by reopening their Los Angeles-based salon before shutdown mandate is lifted.

7 Salon Professionals on Their Sanitation Practices

New orders shutting salons don't seem to consider the extensive training in sanitation the industry undergoes.

Farouk Systems Inc. Launches Health + Care Division

Going beyond haircare, the company's new Health + Care category will showcase an array of CHI & BioSilk product innovations to help kill viruses, bacteria and germs.

Return to Work: Milady Free Online Infection Control Certification

This comprehensive, two-hour course and certification launched on www.miladytraining.com will allow professionals to review infection control best practices and help them alleviate consumer fears as they reopen.

How Nail Professionals Should Wear and Care for PPE

The FingernailFixer speaks with a nurse about CDC guidelines when it comes to PPE.

Salon Safety Products Update from SalonCentric President

"Beginning in early May, we will begin to see weekly deliveries of non-surgical masks and hand sanitizer that we’ll be providing, at-cost, to beauty pros as states re-open."

28 Safety Guidelines for Reopening Salons and Barbershops

Today, the Georgia governor lifted the stay-at-home restrictions, which means salons and barbershops are allowed to resume open hours. The Georgia State Board of Cosmetologists and Barbers issued these guidelines in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Free Barbicide Certification Course: Become a Clean Expert

Demonstrate your dedication to providing safe services in the salon, spa or barbershop by becoming BARBICIDE® Certified.

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Why Hand-Washing Is So Important at the Salon

Dr. Stern discusses when to wash, how to wash, and who should wash, as well as addressing the role of hand sanitizers and gloves in infection prevention.