After the President’s speech last night, many hair and beauty salons were left feeling confused and disappointed.
The draft regulations for Lockdown Level 3 stated that hairdressing and beauty would be allowed to open only if 1.5 metre social distancing between customers was complied with. The Presidential Twitter account published at the time of the speech, stated the same. However, the President’s speech did not make mention of the social distancing regulation and simply
This session, on Wednesday 27 May at 6pm on L’Oréal SA’s Facebook page, will be an inspirational smash hit! Adir Abergel is the “Hitmaker of Hollywood Hairdos” – with three quarters of a million Instagram followers! He’ll be chatting to L’Oréal Pro’s National Education Manager Taryn Bloem about how he got to where he is, the awesome celebrity work he does, and of course, sharing how coronavirus has affected him and how he’s coping in these times! He’s worked with A-listers Ch
Inspirational words from Bernadine – thank you for this support during lockdown! If you would like your voice to be heard, email a photo of yourself together with a short quote on: • Encouragement for the industry during this time • Constructive ideas on how you will make safety changes in your salon You can email email@example.com – we would love to hear from as many voices as possible!
PERMITS TO TRADE - FALSE STATEMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA The National Bargaining Council for the Hairdressing, Cosmetology, Beauty and Skincare Industry (“The Council”) has been made aware of statement made on Social Media that we as Council assisted certain establishments in acquiring permits to trade. We hereby confirm that this is untrue, and steps will be taken against these false allegations. The Council would like to reiterate that under Level 4 of the lockdown, all Hairdres
Hairnews is launching a fabulous initiative today (Monday) that will run for two weeks. Any hairstylist or salon is welcome to take part! The aim of the challenge is to boost your social media among your clients and peers by removing the negative and focusing on: • Positive posts filled with hope • Hairstyle inspiration, fun and useful tips for lockdown care • Invitations for clients to engage personally • Your own fun and positive ways of passing time in lockdown – food, edu
We are aware that many salons are still battling with the slow and seemingly endless quest to obtain UIF Ters payouts for staff. Have patience and keep hopeful – we are hearing every day of additional payouts being made, and the system was never designed to accommodate such a massive flood of applications. There has been an update to the Covid-19 TERS UIF process.
Employees whose employer claims for UIF through the TERS scheme, can now get paid directly into their bank acc
EOHCB POSITION ON COVID-19 LOCKDOWN AND RESPONSE TO FACEBOOK AND SOCIAL MEDIA ALLEGATIONS 15 May 2020 The purpose of this communication is to advise on EOHCB`s position in these challenging times and to respond to the allegations made in social media and on Facebook, in relation to EOHCB’s approach to the urgent High Court application that has been launched in the High Court, in Cape Town. From the outset, it should be stated that it is not the EOHCB’s intention to become i
The lockdown lull has undoubtedly set in, and we need inspiration. That's why we compiled a throwback to our favourite looks from AFI Cape Town Fashion Week which took place in March 2020. We spent two days indulging in all Cape Town Fashion Week had to offer. Mesmerised by the designs, rubbing shoulders with the whose-who of the fashion industry, and seeing our stylists create magnificent hairstyles. The African Fashion International (AFI) runway once again saw fashion visio
Encouraging news for our industry. The EOHCB is hard at work, engaging in top-level negotiations with government to fight for the earlier reopening of salons, which are only due to open in Level 1 under current lockdown regulations. Here is the process that the EOHCB is following to work with government for an earlier reopening: • EOHCB attended a meeting with Minister Patel on Friday. Following this, they are busy arranging a sector-specific meeting with Minister Patel. • EO
The percentage of male and female clients affected by hair loss and thinning hair has increased over the past decades, due to many factors – diet, stress, pollution, hormonal hair loss, medications and more. We have noticed that during lockdown a significant number of people have been complaining about hair loss and that they have noticed it occurring – or recurring – where it was not a problem pre-lockdown. Two factors are going to have an increased effect on your clients’ h