April 12th has arrived, which means that further restrictions have been lifted.
As the coronavirus lockdown continues to wear off, pubs can now be reopened for al fresco dining and drinks, gyms can reopen, and people can finally get their haircut again.
Hairdressers have reopened their doors, which is great for people who need a mop chop after months of either doing it themselves or long waxing.
But there will be a number of hairdressers traveling to our home wondering if they can work and customers wondering if they can bring someone home to cut their hair.
Well, here are the rules mobile hairdressers and clients need to know if they want their haircut from the comfort of their own home.
Can mobile hairdressers work in England after April 12th?
Mobile hairdressers can go back to work on April 12, when other non-essential stores reopen.
Although people won’t be admitted to other households until May 17, mobile hairdressers are allowed to enter other people’s homes to cut their hair.
Industry experts have recommended that stylists sterilize tools between visits, wear a face mask and shield if possible, and ask customers to provide their own beverages and reading materials.
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Experts have also said that there should be good ventilation in the site, which can be achieved by opening doors, windows and vents. This is to reduce the risk of aerosol transmission of the coronavirus.
Frequent cleaning, good hand hygiene, and protective face masks should also be worn during the visit.
Given that mobile hairdressers offer close contact services, the government says hairdressers should wear both a clear visor or goggles and a Type II face mask to keep their clients safe.