ANTICIPATED SALON OPENING DATES IN ALL 50 STATES

// Lash Affair

Updated June 18, 2020

After many weeks of shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the United States is beginning to slowly open. Below is each states anticipated position on opening salons. While many experts have concerned premature openings can lead to a spike in cases, in many states business restrictions and stay-at-home orders are being lifted separately. This page will be updated once per week. 

ALABAMA

Salons were able to open May 11th.

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ALASKA

Effective April 24th, personal services are allowed to resume.

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ARIZONA

Gov. Doug Ducey announced that salons and barbershops can reopen May 8th. 

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ARKANSAS

“Barber, Cosmetology, Massage Therapy, Body Art, And Medical Spa Services May Resume Operations On May 6…” 

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CALIFORNIA

California opened hair salons and barbershops on May 26th, and other close contact services will be allowed later in Phase 3. You can check out the Resilience Roadmap here:

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COLORADO

Colorado salon services are open with restrictions as of May 1. 

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CONNETICUT

Hair salons and barber shops will be open with restrictions as of June 1, while closer contact services (nail salons, tattoo shops, etc) are slated to open June 17th in sectors.

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DELAWARE

As of June 15th, Phase 2 of Delaware's reopening began, including some personal services such as tattoos and massages at 30% of stated fire occupancy.

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FLORIDA 

Salons in some counties were able to reopen as of May 11th with restrictions in place. Hair and nail salons are now open, but esthetic service salons are to remain closed.

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GEORGIA

Georgia salons reopened as of April 24th. Read the guidelines put in place by the Board of Cosmetology:

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HAWAII

As of May 22nd, salons and other various close contact services were able to open with restrictions, with the exception of a few counties. 

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IDAHO

Salons began opening May 16th in some counties, and others are opening slowly. Read more about guidelines for reopening here: 

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ILLINOIS

Starting May 29th, salons began reopening, and will go by county. Guidelines for practices upon reopening can be found here: 

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INDIANA

Salons are able to reopen May 11th in most counties with restrictions in place. 

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IOWA

Salons are able to open May 15th. You can read the guidance for salons reopening here: 

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KANSAS 

Salons are included in phase 2 of reopening, which began May 18th. Some counties are still restricted. Here is the State board of Cosmetology’s Guidance to reopening personal services: 

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KENTUCKY

Salons began to reopen May 25th with restrictions. You can read the State Board of Cosmetology’s Guide to reopen here: 

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LOUISIANA

Salons are able to open with restrictions as of May 15th. 

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MAINE

As of May 1st, phase one of reopening does include hair salons, though it could be June 1st or July 1st for other personal services to be phased in. 

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MARYLAND

Salons are reopening on a county by county basis with restrictions as of May 15th. Personal services are still limited including close contact services. Here are the guidelines for reopening: 

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MASSACHUSETTS

Hair salons and barber shops were able to open during phase 1, while esthetic and nail services are included in phase 2, step 2. Phase 2 began June 8th. You can find a detailed industry list of what is able to open here: 

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MICHIGAN

Hair salons, barber shops and nail salons have been allowed to reopen; however, spas are still under executive order to stay closed. 

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MINNESOTA 

Salons and personal services were able to open as of June 1st, and are to be kept at 25% occupancy.

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MISSISSIPPI

May 25th, salons were able to begin opening with restrictions in place. Here is the Board of Cosmetology’s Guidelines for reopening:

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MISSOURI 

Businesses were allowed to open as of May 4th with restrictions in place.

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MONTANA

As of April 27th, Businesses in Montana were allowed to reopen.

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NEBRASKA 

Salons were allowed to reopen in many counties as of May 4th with restrictions.

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NEVADA 

Salons were able to open with restrictions in May. Find the guidelines for beauty professionals here: 

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NEW HAMPSHIRE 

As of May 11th, Salons, Barbers, and other Cosmetology businesses were able to open under strict guidelines.

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New Jersey 

 New Jersey hair salons and barbershops are scheduled to begin reopening June 22nd, with more personal care services opening later in stage 3.

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NEW MEXICO 

“Your local person who gives you a facial does not have to close. Salons do not have to close but they must minimize employee contact”. 

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NEW YORK

Each county will be reopening at a different rate following phase guidelines. Salons are included in phase 2 of opening.

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NORTH CAROLINA

With restrictions in place, cosmetic art shops were able to reopen as of May 22nd.

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NORTH DAKOTA

 Salons were able to open as of May 1st.

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OHIO

Salons were able to open after May 15th with restrictions in place.

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OKLAHOMA

As of Friday April 24th, Salons have been open for business.

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OREGON

Beginning May 15th, certain counties are able to open their salons when following strict guidelines. Here are the guidelines once restrictions are lifted: 

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PENNSYLVANIA

May 29th, salons in certain counties are able to reopen with restrictions.

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RHODE ISLAND

Phase 2 of reopeing began June 1st, and salons are included in this phase of reopening, with restrictions. Here are the phases of reopening: 

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SOUTH CAROLINA 

May 18th salons and close contact service businesses were able to reopen with restrictions in place. View the guidelines here: 

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SOUTH DAKOTA

Though South Dakota did not have a stay at home order in place, salons are welcome to conduct business in a manner that is safe.

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TENNESSEE

As of May 6th, personal services were allowed to reopen with restrictions in place.

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TEXAS

As of May 8th, Texas salons were able to operate with some restrictions in place.

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UTAH

Beginning May 1st, salons were able to open with restrictions.

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VERMONT

As of May 29th, salons and barber shops were able to open with restrictions, and you can view the guidelines here: 

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VIRGINIA

While the Stay at Home Order was extended until June 30th, salons were able to operate as of May 15th with restrictions. 

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WASHINGTON 

As of May 15th, salons in certain counties have been able to reopen with some restrictions in place. Here is guidance for those reopening: 

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WEST VIRGINIA

As of May 4th, salons were able to operate.

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WISCONSIN

On May 13th, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court ruled against any extensions of the stay at home order, and all businesses that had been closed were able to open.

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WYOMING

As of May 1st, salons were able to reopen under certain restrictions.

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