Despite a country-wide prolonged lack of testing and a fluctuating infection rate, stay-at-home orders have been de-prioritized, allowing every state to fully or partially open. While that may be a good thing for your hair or your business, only time will tell the impact this will have on public health.
Though you can get a haircut in almost all states, there are different guidelines on close personal contact depending on where you are and many are enforcing social distance practices.
To make things easier for you, no matter which state you live in, we’ve provided a guide to when every state has reopened or plans to reopen personal care services, with a link where you can read up and find out exactly what that means.
Salons and barbershops opened with restrictions on May 11.
All personal service businesses were opened on April 24. Salons are taking clients by appointment only with social distancing guidelines.
Salons and barbershops opened with strict restrictions beginning May.
Salons and barbershops opened with restrictions on May 6.
As of May 26, salons and barbershops are permitted to open, though with restrictions, in most counties.
Salons and barbershops reopened starting May 1, with strict health guidelines.
Barbershops and salons may reopen with restrictions beginning June.
Up until June 1, salons were only permitted to service essential workers –now they are open to clients with restrictions.
Salons opened in all counties on May 18 with restrictions.
Georgia was one of the first states to allow salons to reopen, on April 24.
Salons opened in O’ahu, Maui and Kaua’I on May 22; all salons and barbershops will reopen after June 1.
Hair salons have been open since May 16.
Salons and barbershops are reopening on a county-by-county basis after May 29.
Salons were allowed to open in most counties after May 11.
Despite a state public health emergency issued until May 27, hair salons and barbershops opened May 15, with restrictions.
Salons were permitted to open in Phase II, during May 18, during Phase II.
Salons and barbershops reopened on May 25 with restrictions.
Salons opened on May 15, with restrictions.
Salons and barbershops were permitted to reopen on May 1, with enhanced health guidelines.
Salons and barbershops opened on a county-by-county basis, with restrictions, on May 15.
State Governor Baker released guidelines for salons and barbershops to reopen starting May 25.
Salons and barbershops are permitted to reopen, with restrictions on June 15.
Salons and barbershops may reopen beginning June 1, with restrictions.
Salons and barbershops reopened on May 11, under strict social distancing guidelines.
Though most personal care service businesses reopened on May 4, salons and barbershops in St. Louis were permitted to open on May 18.
Hair salons and barbershops opened on April 27.
All counties were permitted to reopen salons and barbershops, with restrictions on June 1.
Salons and barbershops were permitted to open by appointment only, starting on May 9.
Salons and barbershops were permitted to open under strict health guidelines on May 11.
Salons and barbershops will be permitted to reopen with increased safety measures beginning June 22.
Salons and barbershops are open with restrictions from June 1.
Salons and barbershops will be able to reopen during Phase II of the state’s phased reopening plan, which varies by county.
Salons and barbershops were permitted to reopen May 22.
Salons and barbershops reopened with restrictions on May 1.
Salons and barbershops reopened with restrictions after May 15.
Salons and other personal care services opened for appointments only starting April 24.
Salons and barbershops were permitted to open by county with enhanced safety measures after May 15.
Salons and barbershops reopened in certain counties with restrictions on May 29.
Salons and barbershops remain closed.
Close-contact businesses such as salons and barbershops reopened with restrictions starting May 18.
Salon owners are encouraged to practice reasonable physical distancing, good hygiene, and proper sanitation, following no direct closure order.
Salons and barbershops reopened with restrictions on May 6.
Salons and barbershops reopen with restrictions on May 8.
Salons and barbershops, classified as moderate risk businesses, reopened with enforced social distancing on May 1.
Salons and barbershops were permitted to open with restrictions on May 29.
Salons and barbershop were permitted to reopen under strict guidelines on June 1.
Salons and barbershops reopened on June 1.
A phased reopening plan for businesses, including hair salons, began on May 29.
Salons and barbershops reopened with health restrictions on May 4.
Wisconsin’s stay-at-home order was overturned on May 13, allowing all previously closed businesses, including salons, to reopen.
Salons and barbershops reopened under specific health guidelines on May 1.