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Hairdressing salons plan to open late into the evening as hundreds be part of ready lists

Hairdressing salons plan to open late into the night as thousands join waiting lists


HAIRDRESSING salons plan to function longer opening hours after they lastly welcome again prospects from July 4.

It comes as hundreds of Brits trying to tame their manes have joined ready lists for appointments.

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Hairdressers have been compelled to shut in March because of the coronavirus disaster, however on Tuesday Boris Johnson gave them the inexperienced gentle to reopen in July.

And demand is big, with many salons already totally booked into August and others have ready lists of greater than 2,500 folks.

A spokesperson for the Nationwide Hair & Magnificence Federation, which represents greater than 5,000 salons, stated: “I don’t have a single report of a salon not opening on July 4.

“The demand has simply been so nice.”

What your salon has to do when it reopens

HAIRDRESSING salons should observe a spread of presidency pointers after they reopen in July.

  • All salons should stick with social distancing and preserve two metres between shoppers, or one metre with further precautions, resembling using screens
  • Face visors should be worn by hairdressers always. Face masks will not be a suitable various to visors, however prospects or employees could select to put on it as an addition
  • No walk-ins might be allowed, prospects should be seen by appointment solely
  • Salon and barbershop house owners might be required to maintain a short lived file of all shoppers and guests for 21 days to help the NHS take a look at and hint system which controls outbreaks of the virus
  • No meals or drinks may be consumed within the salon by prospects aside from water in disposable cups or bottles

She stated many salons have been booked for at the least two weeks after July Four and a few for the entire month.

She added: “Many might be opening longer hours than earlier than to each guarantee they meet shopper demand and can run a shift system for employees to maintain them secure and properly.”

It comes as Richard Ward Hair and Metro Spa in London has a ready record of two,500 prospects, whereas Hazel & Haydn in Birmingham experiences a listing of greater than 2,000.

Richard Wallace Hair in Solihull is totally booked till late August, with the workforce set to work seven days per week till 9pm.

The salon solely opened its bookings two weeks in the past.

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Richard Wallace Hair is normally open between 9am till 5pm on Mondays, 9am till 8pm Tuesday to Thursday and 9am till 6pm on Fridays.

It’s then usually open from 9am till 4pm on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.

In the meantime, Architect Hair in Leeds at present has all senior stylists totally booked till early August.

It offered over £7,000 price of vouchers to prospects throughout lockdown, who purchased them to pay for appointments as quickly as they grew to become accessible.

The Solar has additionally requested hairdressing chains Regis, Supercuts and Toni & Man whether or not they plan to function longer opening hours, and we’ll replace this text as soon as we hear again.

The opening hours will fluctuate between salons and chains, so that you’ll must contact your native hairdresser to search out out.

To guard prospects and employees from coronavirus, salons should observe a variety of presidency pointers, which we’ve listed above.

Hairdressing salons in England might be allowed to reopen from July 4, whereas these in Northern Eire are anticipated to reopen from July 6 and people in Wales from July 13.


The information might be welcome to Brits as many have minimize their very own hair throughout the coronavirus lockdown.

Ministers have beforehand feared that hairdressers will have to stay shut for six extra months, as scientists had discovered no secure approach for salons to reopen.

Hairdressing chain Toni & Man has revealed what its salons will seem like when this occurs, with prospects given masks upon arrival.