No more magazines: 7 ways barbershops and salons will be different

TaBetha Biggs, owner of Studio B Salon and Spa, sits at her station in her empty salon Tuesday. As the governor starts the state’s economy back up, local stylists and barbers are left wondering when they can reopen. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
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TaBetha Biggs, owner of Studio B Salon and Spa, sits at her station in her empty salon Tuesday. As the governor starts the state’s economy back up, local stylists and barbers are left wondering when they can reopen. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Seven ways a trip to the barber or hair stylist will be different when they reopen May 15 in Ohio:

  • Employees will be wearing facial coverings, unless it would violate health or safety policies

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  • Workers will be separated by six feet or physical barriers.
  • Magazines and other non-essential items that can't be disinfected will be gone.
  • Product testers won't be self-serve – only employees will handle them.
  • Only customers will be allowed to enter, unless they must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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  • Specific service hours will be held for at-risk people, such as the elderly.
  • Clients may be asked to wait in their vehicles until it's their time for service.
 

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