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What a stressful period for all! From salon re-opening guides to PPE information, from mental support to business organisation and planning, from financial advice to client approach, there is a helluvalot info out there and we get it; it’s so overwhelming! Expecting the 4th of July for salons to re-open, though no official statement yet. More questions arise every day and everything seems so fluid. Many of you are excited, many are sceptical, many are scared; it’s normal, we feel you.

Fear not! We got you covered with this list of articles full of essential info to help you organise, ideas and basically everything that you may need right now, from re-opening guidelines to suggestions on how to cope with lockdown anxiety. You’re welcome!

Salon Re-opening Guides

If you want to know more about hygiene regulations, how salons would operate, new metres, how to get financial support, what to suggest to your clients and all things practical, we have you covered. For information and guidelines regarding salon re-opening and business associated queries check here:

  1. Henkel prepares for reopening


  1. Back to business with Schwarzkopf Professional


  1. Wella – Re-open with Wella


  1. Revlon – Empower your Salon


  1. Joico Consultation guide


  1. TIGI – Prepare for reopening


and Tigi hairdressers share their re-opening experience


  1. KEVIN.MURPHY reopening guide


  1. L’Oréal Back to business guide


9. Kao Salon Division’s industry recovery initiative



For self-employed and freelancers guides, help and advice, have a look here:

  1. Indola- Guidelines for freelancers returning to work


and  Indola standing by freelancers https://respectyou.me/brands/henkel/indola-standing-by-freelancers/

  1. Salonpreneur for self-employed https://respectyou.me/roz-colthart-launches-salonpreneur-to-help-self-employed-salon-pros/

Mental health support

Practical information is good and all, but if you need some emotional support or ideas on how to cope with anxiety and lift your spirits up a bit, here’s the place:

  1. Mental health awareness feature: https://www.colourworlduk.com/news/simon-hill-for-mental-health-awareness-week/
  2. Stay mentally healthy during lockdown:  https://www.colourworlduk.com/colour-conversation/stay-mentally-healthy-during-lockdown/
  3. Tips and ideas on how to stay mentally healthy: https://respectyou.me/mental-health-awareness-week/
  4.  Staff wellbeing: https://respectyou.me/worksforus-staff-wellbeing/
  5.  Messages of hope: https://respectyou.me/messages-of-hope-from-the-industry/
  6.  Podcast EP45: https://respectyou.me/ep45-lisa-farrall-ashleigh-hodges-discuss-mental-health/
  7. Podcast EP46: https://respectyou.me/ep46-gary-hooker-michael-young-discuss-wellbeing/