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Calif. Governor Vows to Fight Beauty Salons’ Lawsuit on Closures

Despite the state lifting a stay-at-home order, a state beauty industry association intends to keep backing a legal challenge.

clock January 27, 2021Kali Hays

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Government and Trade

Calif. Lifts Stay-at-home Order, Leaving Counties to Decide Opening Status

Given the still-high number of cases in Los Angeles, it’s unclear that things like outdoor dining and salon services will return immediately.

clock January 25, 2021Kali Hays

Ted Gibson and Jason Backe pose for a portriat at STARRING by Ted Gibson in Los Angeles, California on June 6, 2020.


Ted Gibson on Lack of Recognition: ‘I Know It’s Because I’m Black and Because I’m Gay’

The hairstylist and his husband and business partner, Jason Backe, discuss racial injustice and the reopening of their “smart” salon, a “COVID-19-safe concept” that’s arguably the beauty shop of the future.

clock June 12, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

John Barrett


John Barrett Salon Files for Bankruptcy

The New York salon from the longtime hairstylist opened just last year.

clock May 30, 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

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Government and Trade

California Reopens In-Store Shopping Statewide Amid Coronavirus

Retail is back, with some restrictions, as are hair salons and barbers in most counties.

clock May 26, 2020Kali Hays

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Government and Trade

Salons in California a ‘Few Weeks’ From Reopening, Governor Says

California appears to be picking up speed in its reopening plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

clock May 18, 2020Kali Hays

Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare in Denver

Beauty Features

COVID-19 Fears Aren’t Stopping Salon-Goers

Salons in Georgia, Colorado and Indiana are seeing a swell of pent-up demand from customers in need of cuts and color.

clock May 16, 2020Ellen Thomas

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

How Brands Are Directly Supporting Service Workers

Brands like L’Oréal USA, R+Co, and DpHue are freezing salon payments and jumpstarting affiliate programs until their businesses are permitted to reopen.

clock April 8, 2020James Manso

Beauty Features

Salons and Spas Go Digital Amid Coronavirus Closures

Practices are turning to virtual consultations and telemedicine, simultaneously bolstering online sales.

clock March 27, 2020James Manso

Many states have mandated the closure of salons, spas and service-oriented beauty businesses.

Beauty Features

Spas, Salons and Professional Beauty Cope With COVID-19

“It’s pretty much a full shutdown in most states.”

clock March 27, 2020Ellen Thomas

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Beauty Features

A Psychologist Is Taking Over the Bergdorf Goodman Salon

A former customer of the John Barrett salon is taking over the space.

clock May 10, 2019Allison Collins

The Joanna Vargas skin-care line, available at the Fifth Avenue salon.

Beauty Features

Joanna Vargas on Her New Salon and Expanding Into the Body Category

The go-to facialist for stars such as Constance Wu is projected to double her business in 2019, according to industry sources.

clock February 22, 2019Alexa Tietjen

Suite Reyad seeks to set a new tone in salons.


A Fresh Look for Modern-Day Salons

A former colorist at Frédéric Fekkai is rewriting the hair-salon rules and celebs are taking notice.

clock January 11, 2019Faye Brookman

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