Living through the global crisis set off by COVID-19 has left some stylists in precarious positions. The challenges of conducting business while navigating so many unknowns has many beauty professionals looking for some security in their work life, moving forward. Here's where many are finding a great fit.
20 of the industry’s top artists behind the hair and faces of Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Tyra Banks, Taraji P. Henson and others will be offering live education on how to work with deep skin tones and textured hair.
Personally, I’ve moved on to learning to live with the virus, its guidelines, restrictions and precautions instead of waiting around or ignoring the pandemic. I just try to sensibly take care of myself.
“We have found that customers are ready to adopt touchless check-ins and check-outs. They appreciate the simplicity and convenience. And they also understand how it helps everyone maintain health and safety guidelines during COVID-19.”
The companies' CEOs are asking Governor Newsom to consider reopening their salon suites, saying that because of the unique layout and design, salon suites have the ability to meet the health and safety standards much like a dental or medical office facility.
I want to share a few of my own observations when I look at BOTH sides of the learning for me, which I feel are critical to not wasting time, your money, the salon’s money, or missing the learning that’s happening in a virtual setting.
What you decide to do will depend on your area, how COVID-19 affected your business and your own comfort level. For some direction and advice, we looked to salon industry experts and their suggestions for reopening.