Vagaro recently conducted a survey on self-care trends – attitudes toward it and which activities more than 2,000 Americans consider to be self-care.
Interestingly, respondents cited at-home spa rituals (47%), visiting a spa for wellness treatments (41%), getting a manicure/pedicure (36%) and getting a haircut (34%) as the top self-care activities that come to mind. That means for a third of respondents getting a haircut at a salon/barbershop is a key activity on their self-care list.
Other highlights from the survey include:
- Self-care is here to stay: 70% don’t believe it’s just a pandemic fad.
- Americans plan to prioritize self-care: 69% plan to do more self-care in 2021 than last year; 73% were more conscious of needing self-care in 2020.
- In 2020, the average person devoted 65 minutes a week for self-care; 45% see themselves having more time for self-care this year.
- Split feelings on in-person self-care while the pandemic continues: half of Americans are not waiting for the pandemic to end before visiting the salon for a haircut or hair color treatment.
Read Vagaro’s full self-care trend report here.
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