Price increase $5-$25
MASKS ARE NOW MANDATORY IN THE SALON
**Disposable masks are also available for purchase upon request. Disposable masks are recommended if you are getting color treatment.**
SERVICES PERMITTED TO BE PERFORMED IN SALONS
Shampooing and conditioning of the hair on the head.
Cutting of the hair on the head.
Styling of the hair on the head (e.g. arranging, braiding, dressing, curling, waving, singing, pressing, twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking).
Chemical treatments of the hair on the head (e.g. permanent waving, bleaching, coloring).
Removal of superfluous hair only when such removal can be accomplished with a mask on both the salon employee and client.
Massage therapy services.
SERVICES NOT PERMITTED TO BE PERFORMED
Services which would require the removal of the client’s face mask (e.g. facials; removing hair from lip or chin area)
The rendering of cosmetology or limited license services outside of the salon.
SALON CAPACITY AND LAYOUT
The capacity of a salon shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of their capacity. This figure is based on clientele and staff combined.
Social distancing should be supported by separating stations, shampoo bowls and pedicure and manicure stations.
Social distancing should be supported by removing furniture in waiting areas.
Place all notices in plastic covering.
The employee must wear CDC recommended face masks or other face masks that cover the nose and mouth in a snug manner for their entire shift.
When shampooing hair, employees must wear eye protection (goggles/glasses) which must be sanitized after each use.
Employees should change into and out of clothing and shoes before and after their shift. Shoes should be left at the salon.
Employees must wash hands before putting on or taking off protective eye gear.
Employees must remove protective eye gear after finishing the service and BEFORE doing anything else. Wash hands after removal.
Clean door handles frequently inside and outside of the salon (every 30 minutes).
Wipe down door windows frequently inside and outside (every 30 minutes).
Salons must provide a hand sanitizer dispenser inside the front door.
Wipe down signage on walls once daily.
Remove all magazines and style books.
Remove beverage/coffee pots, self-service items, and extraneous display cases that promote touching, including testers.
Utilize electronic sign-in sheets and appointment books when available.
Wipe down light switches daily.
Require customers to wait outside of the salon until their appointment time.
Have covered garbage can to dispose of wipes, etc.
Sanitize all items that have been picked up but not purchased.
Add signage or tape marking to designate where customers can stand based on the 6 feet apart designations.
Remove garbage daily.
Wash hands before folding towels or capes.
Prescreen appointments with a verbal inquiry, for example: Have you traveled outside of the state or country within the last 14 days? Have you experienced any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, trouble breathing) in the past 14 days? Have you had any contact with anyone with a confirmed or suspected exposure to Covid-19 within the past 14 days?
When greeting the client, conduct a second verbal inquiry and a visual assessment of the client to ensure the client is healthy.
A licensee shall refuse to serve a client whom the licensee believes has an infectious, contagious, or communicable disease, unless the client can produce a physician’s certification that the client does not have an infectious, contagious, or communicable disease. 49 Pa. Code § 7.97.
The employee must wash their hands or apply hand sanitizer in front of the client.
No physical contact with clients outside of the contact required to perform the service.
Require clients to put on a mask if they didn’t arrive in one.
MOVING TO CHAIR/CONSULTATION
Wipe down the arms of the chair and the headrest before the client sits down.
Wipe down handles of hand mirror before handing to the client.
Provide a new neck strip for each client.
Provide each client with a clean cape.
Store fresh capes in a closed container.
Remove tip jars from the stations (you may provide each client with a plastic bag to place their tip where electronic tip payment is not available).
Wipe handles of any tools before using on the client.
The client and the employee must wear a face mask during all interactions. Employees are encouraged to wear eye protection when available.
Disposable gloves are recommended to be worn by the employee, to the extent the service can be performed properly while wearing gloves.
Sanitize all tools and equipment immediately after use and store in a closed container.
Store clean linens in a closed container.
Products may be kept at each station but must be sanitized at the beginning of the day and at the end of a shift.
Place used brushes and combs in a closed container marked “used”.
Store one bottle of hand sanitizer at each station.
Remove cape and place in “used” container.
Remove the neck strip and place in garbage.
Walk the client to check out.
Utilize contactless payment whenever possible.
When contactless payment is not possible, wipe the credit card terminal after use by the customer with a sanitizing wipe.
Wash and sanitize hands after handling money.
Sanitize each station and chair.
Sanitize shampoo bowl and chair.
Sanitize all tools, equipment, and implements used for the prior client.
Sweep the hair. Wipe down broom handle and dustpan.