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.




Back to work

Salon International has compiled the following important information for salon owners who are reopening their businesses.

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DA acts against ban on personal care services

The DA has filed papers to have the ban on ‘personal care’ services declared invalid and unconstitutional.

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Government publishes protocols for personal care services

Government has published the protocols that will allow salons to operate again.


How post COVID-19 will affect the salon business

Hairdressers will face a new world post lockdown, with enhanced safety protocols and limited numbers of clients.

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Salons will be allowed to reopen – under strict protocols

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that personal care services are ‘due to reopen soon’.

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KKR prevails in Coty deal

KKR wins in the Coty Professional Beauty deal, including the Wella, Clairol and ghd brands.



Dear EOHCB Members

As you are aware, the EOHCB was a party to an application launched against the President and various Ministers in order to set aside such part of the alert level 3 regulations that prohibited personal care services being rendered. Read more

Two hairstylists who had coronavirus saw 140 clients. No new infections have been linked to the salon, officials say

No cases of coronavirus have been linked to two Missouri hairstylists who saw 140 clients last month while symptomatic, county health officials said.Read more

The court date has been set by for the 17th of June to fight for the hair and beauty industry to return to work. 

There you have it industry! 2700 pages, just one of 6 bundles that have been stamped and issued to the Western Cape High Court for the Hair and Beauty Industry! Cited to 5 ministers including the President of South Africa! Read more

Important Industry Update from EOHCB

Government (NCCC) consulted the EOHCB this morning, 29 May 2020, and a follow-up meeting is scheduled for this afternoon.  Read more  

Court dismisses hairdressers' bid to resume operating during lockdown.

Court dismisses hairdressers' bid to resume operating during lockdown. Read more

Major Professional Hair Industry Suppliers Offer United Plea for Reopening of Salons At Level 3

Supporting The EOHCB, Bargaining Council, UASA and SAAHSP In A Call for Safe Reopening at Level 3. Read more




In a post coronavirus world, will we see this type of basin become increasingly more popular, #crafthairdresser ?

Post Covid-19 Compliant Salon Virtual Tour

While we under lockdown my wonderful staff took hands to get our people in place for post-covid-19

Thank you The L House for doing this professional shoot.


This is a video produced by EOHCB

showing recommended protocols for salons to use after lockdown. This will form part of a new submission to government in an effort to move our sector up from level 1