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WATCH: A Candid Conversation About Anti-Asian Hate

A rise in anti-Asian hate crimes has the nail community on high alert, as many in the industry identify as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI). Two nail artists, Winnie Huang @winnieisawesome and Kristen @sfnoma speak openly with Becky May @beckyjade08 from NAILS about their lived experience.

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Hospital-Grade Disinfectant Kills Covid-19 in 60 Seconds:  Lucas-Cide #222 RTU

Lucas Products’ new LUCAS-CIDE® #222 RTU ready-to-use hospital-grade disinfectant has received a 60-second kill claim for COVID-19, allowing salons, spas and barbershops to save time cleaning in-between clients.

Disinfection Made Easier: Rejuvenate Ready-To-Use Launches in 1-Gallon Size

The larger size also offers an economical choice for users to easily refill existing spray bottles and reduce their plastic consumption, pairing green practices with an eco-friendly disinfectant.

Stylists and Barbers Ask Lawmakers to #KeepUsWorking

The individuals who make up the workforce behind salons and barbershops around the country are asking their elected officials to #KeepUsWorking safely through the global pandemic.

The Most Read MODERN SALON Stories of 2020

While COVID-19 relief was a guiding theme, our community proved that pandemic pains won’t stop their love of trendy bobs and silver white color transformations. Here are MODERN SALON’s top stories of 2020. Missed some? Now's your chance catch up.

Bright and Clean: New Overhead Lighting System Disinfects Salon Spaces, Eliminates Pathogens

The J.Protect lighting system disinfects up to 99.9% of pathogens in indoor spaces and is safe to use when employees and customers are present.

New Poll Reveals Pandemic Impact on Black-Owned Small Businesses

Survey results from Color Of Change and Main Street Alliance of 600 small business owners.

Reopen Product Roundup: PPE, Partitions, and More

This PPE resource list for salons and stylists includes masks, capes, dividers, gloves, partitions, air purifiers, cleansers, and MORE. Visit the brand sites by clicking through to the brand names in this article to see more options to create a safe and healthy working environment during COVID-19.

Georgia Salons Allowed to Reopen Friday, April 24

The governor said specifically that fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, hair and nail salons, and massage therapy businesses can reopen as early Friday, April 24.

Waiting on a Stimulus Payment? IRS Launches New Tracking Tool

For many stylists out of work, the government-supplied stimulus payment is eagerly awaited. Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched “Get My Payment” to track the status of a payment. If eligible, it will allow you a chance to provide your bank account details for direct deposit.