Where CT Hair Salons Stand with COVID-19 – October 2020

hairstylist wearing mask
Hairdresser, protected by a mask and face shield is the new norm.


With businesses reopening amidst a COVID-19 resurgence across so many states. Where do Connecticut salons stand now.

CT is inching towards Phase 3 reopening set for October 8th, 2020. What does this mean for hair salons? According to Governor Lamont’s announcement, hair salons will now be able to increase indoor capacity to 75%. This is especially helpful for smaller square footage salons. It gives hair salons a fighting chance. Recently hair salon and hair school owner Leonardo Gugliotti was interviewed by Fox 61 on the recent reopening announcement, see the story here.

There are still many people who are nervous about getting their hair and beauty services done. What are businesses doing to maintain their clients and employees safe? Should I get my hair done or should I wait? These are all good questions. Let’s see what a leader in beauty education is doing here in Connecticut.

The International Institute of Cosmetology is a leader in beauty education and recently re-opened their student salon floor to the public. Here is what one of the owners Martin Gugliotti, had to say, “Servicing the public is an integral part of our student’s training and we are following every Reopen-CT Guideline to ensure everyone’s safety. ” These are some of the policies they’ve implemented to keep everyone safe.

What IIC is doing:

  • Limited capacity
  • Temperature checks at entrance
  • Appointment only No walk-ins
  • Spacing out of stations
  • Wearing required PPE equipment

What clients can do:

  • Wear mask/face covering
  • Limit conversation
  • Appointment only No walk-ins
  • Come in with limited belongings
  • Use hand sanitizer on entrance

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“The International Institute of Cosmetology is an accredited, family owned cosmetology school with campuses in Wethersfield and Plainville, Connecticut. IIC was started in 2002 by Carmelo Gugliotti and his sons with the underlying desire to bring International beauty trends into the Northeast. IIC has grown to be the Leader in Beauty Education, specializing in Hair, Skin, Makeup and Advanced Education. #studyhair #iCANatIIC”

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