It is spread from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal), Revolution Salon owner Amanda Deborski is photographed at the salon in Las Vegas, on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Emily DeAngelo has been a nail tech for close to seven years now. Those stylists are independent contractors, and when the coronavirus spread, a system eventually was put in place to provide unemployment assistance to such workers. The Federal Reserve's first foray into lending outside the banking industry since the Great Depression was finally up and running on Monday, but it is already facing criticism from Democratic lawmakers including Sen. Elizabeth Warren. When I ran out of money and I needed to feed my kids, then I was like, ‘I have to do what I have to do.’”, “Clients were asking,” she says. Like us on Facebook. In March, Deborski achieved her dream of purchasing her own business and launching Revolution Salon in the Southwestern side of town. You just don’t talk about it.”. Overhead costs are significant for workers in this industry, from business owners to stylists alike. It’s a very hush-hush thing. This has been the plight of beauty industry professionals, from hair stylists to nail workers, who had to weather a two-month shutdown of their places of business — and now potentially face another one. Contact Jason Bracelin at [email protected] By continuing to browse or by clicking “I Accept Cookies” you agree to the storing of first-party and third-party cookies on your device. 665 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor Boston, Massachusetts 02116. or 702-383-0476. “I tried to hold out at first,” says a veteran stylist who has been working in Las Vegas for over a decade, “because I was just waiting to hear when we were going to go back. Among small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic: the nail salon industry. So it can get really scary, really quick.”. Miami also paused its reopening as Florida's new COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Because of a shortfall in tax revenue, Clark County had to withdraw $11.55 million from a debt reserve account to help make December’s scheduled bond payment for Allegiant Stadium. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal), Suspects in deadly holiday shooting in Henderson arrested in Arizona, Strip, downtown, locals resorts offering steep holiday deals, Johnathan Abram says Raiders have moved on from Chiefs’ winning TD, Thanksgiving Day winds up to 50 mph whipping through Las Vegas area, Nevada reports 2,542 new COVID-19 cases, more deaths. Their beauty supply products run an additional $1,500-$4,000, depending on the services they provide. Pennsylvania Republican Governor Pat Toomey calls for Trump to 'stand down', Federal appeals court issues stinging rejection of Trump campaign election lawsuit, Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird protections. Don't miss the big stories. Steve Sisolak has extended the second phase of the state's reopening plan due to a rise in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations. “Obviously, beauty is like the first thing to go when people have to rework their budget.”. The silence of the hair clippers was deafening. But it didn’t launch until mid-May — and a number of stylists say they still haven’t received any money from the program. McCarran International Airport and other airports nationwide have seen an uptick in passenger volume in the days leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. Hot beverages, which have taken social media by storm, start as simple-enough chocolate spheres that, when steaming milk is poured over, melt into hot chocolate with marshmallows. “The time that people are going between appointments is way longer,” notes Amber Harlan, a hair stylist and owner of The Noise Project salon at Fergusons Downtown. “I didn’t pass that rental income down to my stylists — if they don’t have a place to work, they’re not on the hook. But when COVID hit, she had to resort to seeking additional employment to supplement her main gig. The $8 billion mom-and-pop industry is often staffed by … “The past few weeks, we’ve had probably eight to 10 clients cancel because of COVID,” Harlan notes. “I was sad that they didn’t grow back,” Amanda Deborski recalls with a laugh, of trimming her doll’s bangs when she was a kid. Settlement discussions between one of the nation’s largest wireless carriers and Nevada’s top law enforcement officer helped create a new apprenticeship program. It was four days before the coronavirus shutdown. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? Jenn Kim notes that she has successfully re-established much of her clientele. Safety protocols that nail salons will be implementing post-COVID-19. Even though salons and nail parlors reopened in May, many hair stylists and nail techs are still feeling the pinch of the pandemic. The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other.