#SaveOurSalons
SAVEOURSALONS.ORG
LET’S BLOW COVID-19 AWAY
Our mission is to help raise funds for the owners and service providers in the professional beauty industry who’s economic existence is being threatened by this world wide pandemic.

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Support Those Who Make You Look & Feel Your Best

The Tangle

As you may already know, the salon business, whether hair, nail, skin or body is an integral part of what makes our cities and towns more beautiful places to live. Salons play a big role in local and statewide philanthropic endeavors raising funds for various organizations. When help is needed, the salon industry always rises to the occasion. As salons across the country are forced to cut hours, suspend business and some may even be forced to close, salons and their employees could be faced with a long-term loss of income.

Purchase Gift Card or e-Gift Cards!

Now is the time to show your favorite salon or spa support by purchasing a gift card or e-gift card….

– Towards a future service!
– Towards a future product!
– Towards a future tip!
– Offer to donate your outstanding gift card balances back to your salon!

Book Future Appointments Online

Salon owners love to see a full book! Schedule your next appointment (s) online to your favorite salon…

– Schedule multiple appointments online!
– Consider booking weekly blow-dries!
– Try booking services you have never had before!

Social Media

Like your salons’ posts.
Tag us in your selfies.
Post your before and after pics.
Share your salon and service provider’s social media content!

Reviews & Referrals

Post a testimonial on your favorite public forum!
Encourage family and friends to refer others to their salons!

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Gervasi & Company

“There is magic in a new beginning! It is oh so POWERFUL”

Moda Hair Design

“We hope that you and your families are safe and well during this trying time! Our team at Moda wanted to take a minute to say thank you for your continued support while we all try to navigate this situation together. When you support small businesses, you are supporting our dreams. We can’t wait to get back in the salon to pamper you! We miss all of you! Thank you!”

Maria Francesco Salon & Spa

“We would like to thank all of our clients for supporting us and we can’t wait to see you again so we can make you all look and feel amazing, you all bring out the creativity and artistic ability we have to life!!"

La Novita’ Salon & Spa

We go from crying at the enormity of this situation, and the fear we’re trying not to let in, to laughing uncontrollably at the chaos this is causing, both personally, emotionally, physically, and financially, but it is made so much easier with the support of our amazing staff, and clients. We miss our peeps! The Salon is our Home and we’re tired and we wanna go Home.

MOC Nails

“All of us here at MOC Nails, can’t wait for the return back to normal, a fabulous pedicure awaits! Can’t wait to see everyone”

Exotic 9 Nails

“We appreciate all the incredible support from our clients, we can’t wait to get back to the salon to take care of you.”

Bella Vita Salon & Day Spa

“When you support our small business you are supporting our dream. We appreciate all our clients and look forward to seeing everyone soon.”

Paul Chambers Salon

“Greetings to all of our clients! We hope you and your families are safe and well. We are preparing by the guidelines of the City of Chicago to put forth the best practices in ensuring safety to our clients once the shutdown has been lifted by Gov. Pritzker. We thank you for your patience and support...we will get through this together. All the best!”

Soma Salon

“Behind every business is a family. The Soma Family would like to thank all of our guests for their continued support to help us reopen strong when we can.”

Anasa Hair Studio

“To our loving guests, friends and team members, we wanted to take this time to say how thankful we are, for each and every one of you. We appreciate your messages, patience and support during this trying time. We send our love, positivity and good vibes to you and your families and we look forward to seeing you and serving you soon.”

Tease Salon

We are counting the days until we are able to get back to the place we LOVE to be, with the people we LOVE to be with, and see all of our amazing guests smiling faces and grown out roots! We love and appreciate all of your continued support through this tragedy & we promise we will all get through this TOGETHER! We are STRONG. We are STYLISTS...and we KICK ASS!

Fresh Salon & Spa

“Our clients’ continued support is what is keeping us going. We will come back stronger, smarter and more enthusiastic about our trade. We can’t wait to pamper all of our amazing clients after this is over. We miss you all and send our love and gratitude for your support in these unprecedented times.”

De Anza Salon & Spa

“We want to thank all of our clients for their unwavering support during this time! We cannot wait to see all of you soon.”

Beautique Salon & Spa

“The Best thing we can do is breathe deep and surrender to what is. Know that we are alone together. From our families to yours, stay safe!”

The Team at Mariposa Salon

“We are grateful to you, our guests, for choosing us & giving us the opportunity to do what we love. Thanks for being with us through this and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Stay safe!”

Elegant Edge & Company

“From our salon family to yours, thank you for all your facebook, gift cards and well wishes...Miss you & see you very soon!”

Joseph’s Hair Design

“We would like to thank all our guests and we look forward to returning to the salon.”

Elite Skin Rejuvenations

“We would like to let all our committed staff, clients and supporters know that we will get through this together, we are thankful for each and everyone of you and look forward to getting back to work. Stay safe and healthy Blessings to all.”

Hamilton Hair Studio

“From our family to yours, we thank all of you for the support that has been given in this unfortunate time. We are all eager to return and looking forward to seeing you and servicing all your hair needs when we return to the salon.”

Rain the Salon & Spa

“We can't wait for the day we get to see our fabulous guests again! The love and support we've felt from you has been incredible, we promise we will come back better than ever!”

Elite Hair Design

“We would like to thank all our clients for supporting us and we can’t wait to see you again!”

Leonardo’s Salon

“Thank you for the messages and support, it’s so appreciated We miss you and can’t wait to get to doing what we love!”

A message from SalonTarget Software…
“WE HAD TO DO SOMETHING”

Salons across the country need help and “we had to do something.” Our salons know that behind SalonTarget Software are dedicated salon owners and service providers that have their back! Now more than ever they need you, no effort is too small, please support your salon in any way you can!

Annemarie & Anthony Masciarelli
Co-Founders

Need Help During a Closure? We’ve Got Your Back!

Are you a salon or spa looking for help or guidance to make it through the COVID19 closures? Fill out the form to tell us more about your situation.

Support from our Salon & Spa Community

There’s no such thing as Social Media Distancing LOL!

If you’re a client, then we’d love to see a video or a post of a bad hair day or  maybe even a good one, along with a little message of hope for us. For industry professionals please give a shout out for all your clients letting them know that you appreciate and miss them. Use hashtag #saveoursalons.

I may not be essential when it comes to the overall picture. I get that. But tell these women I’m not.
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Tell that to my client who just got out of an abusive marriage who feels worthless. She feels like she has nobody to talk to because she’s already lost all her friends for staying in the marriage so long. She comes to me to feel safe. To have someone to seek advice free of judgment. To feel beautiful and worthy of love again. Tell her.
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Tell that to my client who has 3rd degree burns that took half of her face. Tell her she’s going to lose the time where she feels beautiful for once after leaving my chair. Tell her.
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Tell that to my client who’s husband left her for someone 10 years younger. She never gets to get beauty services because she’s been raising their 3 kids. The ONE time a year if she’s lucky, that she feels like the “hot 20 year old” she used to be before kids. Tell her.
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Tell the girl, who wasn’t born in the body she feels she should’ve been. Tell her she can’t go and feel accepted. Tell her she can’t come get her first feminine hair cut and color on her way to transition. Tell her.
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Tell the girl who’s 18 who just found out she’s pregnant, and is terrified on what to do next and feels like she has nobody to talk to about what decision she’s going to make. Tell her.
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These walls are more than just hair. This is a safe place for 100s of women to feel the most beautiful, safe, heard, and appreciated they may have ever felt. This is a place where women are encouraged to be better and not rely on a significant other. This is a place where they feel empowered and strong. This is mental health.
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Tell THEM I’m not essential. Tell my family who I provide for they aren’t essential either. My salon is safe, physically and mentally. #saveoursalons #iamessential #saferinside #opencasalons
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After 3 years in our studio, we are so excited to announce that Citizen Salon is MOVING and EXPANDING starting August 1st. Without a doubt, our time in our studio space has been incredible. We’ve had the opportunity to grow our clientele, make a name for ourselves within the community and work with the most supportive people. We have YOU to thank for that!

A few months ago, we were presented with an amazing opportunity to grow Citizen Salon and knew the timing was just right for us. Not only will the team of stylists and list of services grow, so will our ownership! We are beyond excited to have our dear friend and talented hairstylist and educator, lucasdoney , join us in making Citizen Salon even more successful!

We have been working hard behind the scenes to create a smooth transition for our clients and stylists and hope to have an opening date soon. We will keep you updated throughout the process so stay tuned!

We can’t wait to see you in our new space //
1319 S. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054

Sincerely,
lauren.citizen
clintoncutshair
lucasdoney
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A new month begins and yet our seats still remain empty and our doors remain closed. We stand #behindouremptychair and ask to be seen and heard from by gavinnewsom cagovernor cabarbercosmo

On July 13th, California Governor Newsom shut down our salons for the second time in response to elevated COVID-19 cases throughout the state. We can all continue to go clothing and furniture shopping, to the beach, the dentist, get Botox, the grocery store, the zoo, the park — anything and everything, but going to the salon to get your hair done is too unsafe?

The California Pandemic Unemployment Insurance for Hair Stylists pays $187.00/week. Yes, you read that right, less than $800 per month to live in one of the most expensive states in the nation. How do you expect our industry survive?! You have offered no viable solution for our stylists, out salons, and our clients.

We have gone above and beyond mandatory CDC guidelines in creating a SAFE and sanitized work environment for our stylists and clients. Our industry poses no more risk to the public than any other place of work that continues to remain open, yet our doors still remain closed.

Please educate yourself on the stats! As salons have reopened in the past 12 weeks, 0.1 cases have spread… likely due to the sanitation protocol we so strictly follow.

We acknowledge the attempted solution with creating an option for outdoor work, but this option is not financially viable, logical, or safe for us or other California salons.

Please support us in reopening our salon INDOORS! Our salons are safe INSIDE gavinnewsom.

#saveoursalons #supportyourstylist #fortheloveofhair #ashensalon #salonsafe #salonsaresafe
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Salons are not the problem gavinnewsom jennifersiebelnewsom #saveoursalons #opencalifornia #saferinside ...

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This is just how I left my pretty little room. 🥺

These times seem so surreal. It seems like just yesterday was the first statewide shutdown and now here we are.

Prayers & positive vibes for everyone!! 🤍🙏🏼🤍🙏🏼

Room finds:
esthemax Jellymasks
codeofharmony Facial oil
phonesoap
target Round black mirror

#californiashutdown #californiashutdownpart2 #saveoursalons #californiasalon #bakersfield #california #supportlocal #bakersfieldsmallbusiness #facialskincare #smallbusinessowner #smallbusiness #californiasmallbusiness #opensalonsnow #beautyindustry #californiabeautyindustry
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gavinnewsom I did not go to school for 1600 hours to learn basically nothing about hair and ALL about SANITATION. Then work my butt off the last 16 years to be shut down and told it’s not safe! I drove by IKEA the other day and the parking lot was packed, EXPLAIN YOURSELF!!!! OPEN OUR SALONS!!!
#saveoursalons #recallnewsom
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Okay gavinnewsom you can OPEN California Salons anytime now!

I’M READY 💗

#saveoursalons #opensalonsnow #opencaliforniasalon #smallbusiness #behindtheemptychair #behindthechair #mostsanitaryplacesivebeenandworked #newbegginings #newsalon #catresskellybeauty #thisisme #livingmybestlife #salonselfie
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Thank you Forrest for putting In so much time, physical labor (peep the theyoungamericansalon stories) and finances for protecting us and our clients. In the midst of a heat wave we are now working outside...
We’ve been following every single protocol and beyond since reopening.
Over 500 clients and no cases.
Rent and leases on locations... no forgiveness for us... bills are still due.
Rent on our apartments and mortgages ...
“We can’t give you forgiveness because they have finances they need to cover”
Ok so they are more important?
We get no grace?
We aren’t forgiven from the banks because they need our money. But guess who’s not allowed to make money? US!
Guess who isn’t forgiven from any bills? US!
Who spent SO much personal money to ensure we have everything available to safely return to our business to protect all of our clients? US!
Personally I’ve neglected so much of my personal life and invested my time and energy into building my business for 14 years. I work 8-12 hour days 5 days a week and in the midst of that I’m constantly on the phone with clients before and after those hours. I get texts weekends, weeknights until midnight and as early as 6am. I’m watching it slip through my fingers.
But my bills are still due....
Cares act cancelled?
Big businesses get bailed out.
Small businesses are closing their doors.
#saveoursalons #supportsmallbusiness
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#saveoursalons #opensalonsnow
gavinnewsom capublichealth
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I have spent almost 12 years building my business. If you can even count this dumpster fire of a year. I miss my clients. I miss going to work. I miss going into my studio and feeling the shift in energy.
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I miss being able to listen to my favorite playlist all day long and hearing stories about family vacations. I miss catching up with my clients who have a lot going on at home. Who look forward to seeing me because I am a safe place for them.
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And they are a safe place for me. I have laughed and cried many tears in this studio with people who have grown into extremely close friends, and some that I even consider family! We have been through pregnancies, babies being born, babies being lost, weddings, divorce, funerals, suicide, deployments, depression and anxiety! So no. The “HAIRCUT” is not essential (if that’s what you want to argue) but what I do is. And I would appreciate it if you would stop undermining our abilities to be safe and let us do our jobs.

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#saferatsola#solastrong#behindouremptychair
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empty salon chairs on social media across california today represent the growing choir of salon professionals across this beautiful state who are ready to raise their voice in unison as a choir to fight for their livelihood

we are the most diverse industry in this state consisting of over a half a million hard working californians ready to meet the safety and sanitary challenges of our time

#saveoursalons
#behindmyemptychair

robertcromeans
gavinnewsom
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8/1/2020 at 12. post your empty chair.

#silentprotest #peacefulprotest #protest #saveoursalons #maskonsafesalon #opencalifornia #stylistssupportingstylists #savecaliforniasalons #btc #behindthechair #socalhair #californiahair #behindouremptychair
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Ready and waiting. 🧡 Missing our hair home and missing all the joy this place brings. Stay positive & stay safe.

gavinnewsom robertcromeans
probeautyassoc probeautyfederation cabarbercosmo

#saveoursalons #openoursalons #reopencaliforniasalons #pleasantonsalon
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On March 20th, all salons were required to close their doors due to the pandemic and governor’s orders. We complied and worked hard behind the scenes to manage our businesses from home — contact each of our clients that had appointments, inform new and potential clients of what was happening, getting creative on how we were going to pay for business expenses and provide for our families, taking EXTRA sanitation classes and certifications, gathering required PPE and disinfectants, writing release forms and safe re-opening plans, etc.

May 30th was the best day ever...and the most stressful. But still the best. We opened our doors and followed the pages and pages of guidelines given to us by the state, county and the board of cosmetology. (Note: the majority of them were guidelines that beauty professionals are taught the first day they attend cosmetology school.) ZERO of the 100+ our clients and stylists have tested positive during the short amount of time we were able to (re)open.

As of July 15th, we have been forced to close our salons AGAIN. But get this — we can move our business outside BUT with even more restrictions. We are limited to only styling (if you can provide the proper electricity source) and dry haircuts. No color, no shampooing. Liability insurance doesn’t cover us outside of our salon and we will need additional permits to operate outside...in the middle of summer.

I’m sharing this information because salons and stylists NEED YOUR HELP to #saveoursalons by signing the petition (link in bio) 🤍 We want to operate in our salons that we’ve invested time, money and care into. We are trained professionals who understand the importance of client safety from the beginning of the service to the end. We have prepared, studied, tested and practiced disinfecting and procedures. We can operate our small businesses safely.

Contacts //
+ Gavin Newsom
gavinnewsom
916-445-2841

+ The CA Board of Cosmetology
cabarbercosmo
barbercosmo@dca.ca.gov

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CAN I BE BLUNT
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I love my job and I love what I do. We are more than just hairdressers. We create space for our guests and help them fall in love with the best versions of themselves. I believe we need self care more than ever right now. You can’t stop love. It always finds a way... ❤️❤️
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Blunt choppy bob and having fun
playing with the new Crema XG cream Demi color from paulmitchell is sooo yummy!!!!
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GavinNewsom 🙋🏻 #Please 🙏🏼 #OpenSalonsNow #SaferInside #OpenSafeCalifornia ...

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Due to the onset of this pandemic. I chose to leave a salon I absolutely loved. hyde_edwards_salon

I made this descion based off of the fact that I have a lot of older clients. I felt like moving into a studio where I could offer a one on one service would make them more comfortable.

I go through great lengths to sanitize everything that is touched between clients. Hand held mirrors. Door knobs. My chair. The shampoo bowl. EVERYTHING!
I wipe everything down with barbicide wipes.

Then every tool used goes into a bath of barbicide. I even got a 64 oz jar. So all my brushes can fit in there.

I purchased enough capes and smocks so that they are never used twice and are washed every evening. I also just purchased a hepa filter air purifier.

After all this thought and investment in keeping my clients safe. I am told I can’t work in my safe little studio one on one.

I know we are in uncharted water in regards to handleing the spread of this virus. But I do not believe you are at risk in my studio or any salon. We are devoted to making your service safe! We care about you so much. You are not just our clients. You are our friends and family!

These shut downs are destroying our businesses. San Diego has had 30 salons who have had to close their doors forever. Stylist are looking to others carriers to support their families.

Pls help save our salons. Let us work!!!! Safely! gavinnewsom kevinfaulconer #saveoursalons #behinmyemptychair behindthechair_com hairbrained_official
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The US Treasury and the Small Business Administration announced on Friday April 25th that PPP Loan applications will resume on Monday, April 27th. Most PPP Loans are processed through banks that hold your accouts, so call them if you missed out on the first round of PPP loans. 

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