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Support Creatives Announces Live Education with Celebrity Artists on Working with Deep Skin Tones, Textured Hair

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.

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Until Things Get Better, Concentrate on You Feeling Better

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.

7 Salon Professionals on Their Sanitation Practices

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

How These Salons Build Trust, Attract Clients Despite COVID-19 Realities

“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.”

Salon Suite Brands Band Together to Call Out California Officials

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.

Take it Outside: New CA Guidelines Allow for Hair, Nail Services Outdoors

In some California counties, salons and barbershops may take their business outdoors if they follow certain guidelines.

Stylists with Coronavirus Saw 139 Clients, None of Them Fell Ill. Everyone Wore a Mask.

In May, the people interacted with two hair stylists with confirmed coronavirus infections, but none ended up showing symptoms of Covid-19. The stylists and the clients were required to wear masks during their time in the salon.

SPARKS Color Launches New Initiatives to Help Stylists

SPARKS Color announces its new SPARK YOUR SUCCESS initiatives to help support stylists as they go back into the salon. SPARKS is launching an exciting giveaway where 1,000 licensed professionals will each receive over $300 salon value of free SPARKS products by completing just one step. 

10 Tips to Make Virtual Learning for a Hairstylist Easy and Successful

 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.

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CA Salons Ordered to Close...Again

In a press conference on July 13, CA Governor Newsom ordered certain businesses, among them hair and nail salons, to close their doors due to a spike in coronavirus.