Salon International focuses on the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic on our industry and how businesses can function during this challenging era.



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Beauty professionals remain proactive during lockdown

In this unprecedented time where beauty salons, spas and aesthetic clinics in South Africa have been forced to close their doors for at least three weeks as per the COVID-19

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Treasury announces COVID-19 tax measures

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Sunday announced exceptional tax measures to counter the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


Nazmeera Moola | Ramaphosa must use coronavirus crisis to save SA economy

In a not unexpected move, Moody's downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to one notch below investment grade at Ba1.  


How to successfully reopen your business after a temporary closure

Closing your business temporarily is always painful for stylists, nail techs and massage therapists alike.


Covid-19 Sick Benefit Fund Update from Bargaining Council

The Council has received multiple queries in regard to the Covid-19 virus. Here is an update on the Sick Benefit Fund, for people who fall ill as a result of the virus.


LOCKDOWN: Alternative revenue opportunities amid Government-enforced COVID-19 closures

Given that the beauty industry is so heavily based on touch...

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‘DON’T Box Dye your Hair’ and Other Tips for your Clients During Coronavirus Outbreak

Nobody could have predicted that we would all be in the situation we are in now when we started 2020. Read more 

ANALYSIS: The surprising ways corona will change SA’s economy forever

Oh, for the good old days of a month ago, when we worried about loadshedding. Read more

South Africa's ruthlessly efficient fight against coronavirus

One week into South Africa's nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and it is tempting - dangerously tempting - to breathe a sigh of relief. Read more 

The No. 1 Hotel Brand in the World Is Bringing Its Famous Wellness Programming Online — and It’s Free (Video)

With "At Home With Six Senses," wellness experts from around the world are offering tips and tools for staying balanced at home. Read more 

Mkhize's warning, the slumbering virus, and Russia's 'vacation'

The latest number of confirmed cases is 1 380.

Gauteng is leading the pack with 645 cases followed by the Western Cape (326), KwaZulu-Natal (186), the Free State (76), North West (9), Northern Cape (7), Eastern Cape (15), Mpumalanga (12), and 14 in Limpopo. Read more 

SA participates in COVID-19 clinical trial reports that South Africa will participate in the Public Health Emergency Solidarity Trial, which has been initiated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to conduct a clinical trial to find an effective COVID-19 treatment.

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Coping with the 21-day national lockdown

Counselling Therapist informs residents on the correct ways to cope with the Coivd-19 epidemic and national lockdown. Read more 


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Covid-19: Emergency Business Measures with Galbraith Rushby

The virus has hit the fan.

Corona Battle Plan Webinar: Landlord Negotiations

Reducing costs is critical and for most businesses, one of our biggest expenses is our accommodation. In this webinar, Pavlo Phitidis presents practical, actionable plans to negotiate your rent with your landlords as you weather the Corona storm.

Ramaphosa announces 21-day national shutdown from Thursday

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that the country will be placed under a temporary lockdown for 21 days in an effort to control the spread of Covid-19, only allowing for essential personnel and those needing medical care to leave their homes for a limited period. Read more

Five Things To Know About the Novel Coronavirus

What are five things you need to know about novel (new) #coronavirus? Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, answers important questions about #COVID19.

Why Social Distancing is so Important

In any hospital, the capacity to treat patients is limited by how many beds they have.

President Cyril Ramaphosa updates the country on Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation from the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Sunday evening following an increase in coronavirus cases in the country.

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