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Salons Are Dying Out Herersquos Why

Salons Are Dying Out: Here’s Why

Fewer and fewer people are going to salons. 2020 and the start of 2021 show a decline in people going to salons.

However, individuals are still receiving beauty services, but where?

And, how are salons suffering? Keep scrolling to learn more.

The Pandemic

Just like many industries, the pandemic took a toll on salons. For months, people could not visit their favorite beauty or health specialist. That caused many of these shops to shut down. The ones that did survive had to reduce staff and take on fewer clients.

Travel Hairdressers & Makeup Artists

More and more people are starting their own business or running one-person shows instead of finding jobs at salons. Why is that? Due to the pandemic, many opened salons or shops have reduced their staff, while many businesses, in general, could not make it. And, when you have a ton of beauty and health professionals seeking work and cannot secure a job, they start taking clients on their own. With more traveling hairdressers, makeup artists, and other services, the more options consumers have.

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Sanitation has become a massive priority on people’s minds once the pandemic started. Many people try to stay as far away from people or stores/businesses as much as possible. The less contact with the outside world, the better. However, many of these people still sought beauty and health services. To stay in the comfort of their own home, they started using people who were willing to come to them. These contract, freelance, or one-person shops typically take more precautions like mask-wearing, disinfecting supplies, and washing or sanitizing their hands.

Easy Access

Since there are many health and beauty service professionals out on the market, consumers have had easier times booking appointments. You did not have to wait weeks or even months to get in that must-have haircut or wax. Instead, you can jump online to apps like MOBILESTYLES and find ten or more pros in your area waiting for appointments. With just a click of a button, you can schedule your next pedicure without talking on the phone!

Are you sick and tired of visiting a salon? Then, you need to check out the MOBILESTYLES App. You can find various health and beauty professionals in your area ready to help you with your needs. If you are a health and beauty professional trying to look for work, join us today!


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