On Thursday 18 June 2020, Chris Stofberg spoke to NewzRoom Afrika. he stated that he believed that salons will be ready to open their doors as soon as Government gazettes their hygiene protocols for the personal care industry. He further mentioned that salon and barbershops have been trained on hygiene and safety within the salon environment as a part of their hairdressing training. Thus, playing them at the advantaged position to open their doors swiftly.
Most salons and barbershops will resume operation from Monday 22 June 2020.