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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.

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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.

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.

UNITE Hair Launches Sanitation and Disinfecting System

UNITE PROTECTS is a system that includes a patented electrostatic sprayer that quickly and accurately kills germs/viruses on contact, both on and under surfaces, a hospital-grade disinfectant solution, personal protective equipment, sanitation wipes and spray, and one-use disposable capes, and towels. 

Thoughts on Returning to the Salon

During the COVID-19 crisis, this stylist looks forward to being back with her clients and her team. "There is a lot of anxiety now so I want to be part of a safe space where clients can be heard and cared for."

Returning to Work in "The New Normal"

Suggestions for reopening include having a dress rehearsal to ensure you're prepared with all you need to provide a safe service experience for stylist and client, both.

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."