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A pedestrian wearing a mask walks past a sign advising that COVID-19 vaccines are not available yet at a Walgreen's pharmacy store during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Government and Trade

California Issues New, Moderated Stay-at-Home Order

Some businesses will again have to close and the public is being told to stay home whenever possible as the virus spreads at an alarming rate.

clock December 3, 2020Kali Hays

Los Angeles Retail Reopening amid COVID-19 Pandemic - 28 May 2020

Government and Trade

L.A. Stuck in Strict COVID-19 Measures as California Starts Loosening

Personal-care services are now open statewide, but too many COVID-19 cases in L.A. continue to have the area’s businesses restricted.

clock October 20, 2020Kali Hays

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Beauty Features

Bluegem Capital Partners Acquires Panzeri Diffusion

That company will be merged with Pool Service/Medavita to form Italy’s third-largest professional hair-care group.

clock October 12, 2020Jennifer Weil



Nutrafol Patents Hair Supplement Ingredient Blend

The business makes supplements meant to reduce hair loss.

clock September 2, 2020Emily Burns

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Government and Trade

California Set for Further Reclosure as L.A. Weighs Another Lockdown

The state is about to pass New York as having the most coronavirus cases in the U.S.

clock July 21, 2020Kali Hays

Hair Salon


EXCLUSIVE: Hair Industry to Gift Free Services to COVID-19 Hospital Workers

The digital platform, Frontline Fortnight, is created by celebrity hairstylists Lucy Halperin, Jeremy Tardo and Amanda Shuttleworth.

clock July 17, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

California Governor Gavin Newsom In June 2020


California Mandates Widespread Reclosure of Indoor Malls, Hair Salons

Business taking place indoors in most of the state is again being prohibited as the coronavirus is spreading rapidly.

clock July 13, 2020Kali Hays

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Madison Reed, ESalon Expand Into Men’s Hair Color

Following the coronavirus-induced boost in sales, DTC hair color brands are going after a new customer.

clock July 6, 2020James Manso

California Governor Gavin Newsom In June 2020

Government and Trade

California Gov. Enacts Further Reclosure of Some Businesses

Most counties are being ordered to immediately reclose indoor spaces, like restaurants and movie theaters, as the coronavirus spread grows.

clock July 1, 2020Kali Hays

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L.A. County Approved to Reopen Hair Salons, Barbershops

Nail salons are still excluded, but L.A. is moving fast toward reopening of hair salons, barbershops, even restaurants amid the coronavirus.

clock May 29, 2020Kali Hays

A hair salon in Paris.

Beauty Features

In Europe, Beauty Professionals Integrate Safety With Service

Thermo-scanners, masks and Plexiglas screens will likely become part of the new normal.

clock May 15, 2020Sandra Salibian and Samantha Conti and Jennifer Weil

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Beauty Features

During Coronavirus, Owner of Hair Cuttery, Bubbles Salons Files Ch. 11

The business, which owns 750 salons, has plans to sell.

clock April 28, 2020Allison Collins

L'Oréal headquarters

Beauty Features

L’Oréal Reinforces Support of France’s Hair Salon Industry

The group’s program includes supplying French salons with three million masks and 121,000 bottles of hydro-alcoholic gel.

clock April 24, 2020Jennifer Weil

A Jacques Dessange look from the Seventies.

Beauty Features

Celebrity Hairstylist Jacques Dessange Dies at 94

He was known for his “perfectly messy” coifs sported by movie stars such as Jean Seberg and Liz Taylor.

clock January 7, 2020Jennifer Weil

Covet and Mane hair extensions

Beauty Features

How Covet and Mane Is Rethinking Hair Extensions

The company, which sold more than $2 million of inventory in two months, is focused on fostering professional hairstylists.

clock December 17, 2019Alexa Tietjen

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