Guidance for Outdoor Hair Salons & Nail Salons

Yesterday, July 20th Gov. Newsom announced some businesses in the personal care industry, such as hair salons and nail salons, will be allowed to operate in some capacity outdoors.

While hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, massage parlors and other beauty services have to close indoor operations in counties on the state's watch list, they're now allowed to move those services outdoors.

Below are the guidelines for outdoor hair salons and barbershops:


While hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, massage parlors and other beauty services have to close indoor operations in counties on the state's watch list, they're now allowed to move those services outdoors.

The guidelines for outdoor hair salons and barbershops include:

  • Employees and customers have to wear masks the entire time
  • Create an outdoor reception area where guests can check in
  • No handshakes, hugs or similar greetings

Full guidelines for hair salons and barbershops can be found here.

Below are the guidelines for nail salons and other personal care services: 


Nail salons can offer manicures and pedicures outside. Other services like massages, body waxing and threading are also now allowed outdoors.

Those personal care services have to follow the above guidelines, as well as:

  • Workers should wear a face shield with a face covering when doing services on the face/neck that don't allow clients to wear a mask
  • Disposable gloves should be worn during the entire service
  • Use single-use applicators instead of reusable ones (where necessary)
  • Ask manicure clients to use hand sanitizer first
  • Allow only one manicurist to work at a single station
  • Offer color palettes instead of nail polish color displays

Full guidelines for nail salons and other personal care services can be found here.

Click here to read ABC &'s Article

More Posts

You Might Also Like

Press Releases
Bay Area Host Committee Presents 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP™ Plan to FIFA And U.S. Soccer
The Bay Area Host Committee gathered virtually with FIFA and U.S. Soccer to review regional plans to serve as one of a planned 10 host communities in the United States for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™.
Jul 21, 2020
Bay Area Host Committee
Public Policy & Advocacy
Accountability & Better Government Reforms – Rules Committee Agenda Item G.9
San José is the 10th largest city in the United States, yet it is stuck in the 1980’s with a management structure more suited for small cities. In times of crisis, we need government to be nimble, responsive, and accountable to the community for results and to bring local government into the 21st century. As we face the greatest series of crises in our lifetime – a global pandemic and the deepest economic recession since the great recession – we must have the people’s choice, an elected Accountable Mayor, be directly responsible for the city.
Jun 23, 2020
The Silicon Valley Organization
COVID 19 Resource Center
San Jose Al Fresco: Things to Know Before Setting Up Outside!
As of June 5th, San Jose Al Fresco is in full swing allowing businesses to utilize sidewalks to conduct business during shelter-in-place. The City of San Jose is now accepting applications, and it's FREE to apply! Once your application is submitted, you will be able to start utilizing the space in front of your business immediately, as long as you meet the terms and conditions described in the application. We put together some simple FAQ's about how you can participate in San Jose Al Fresco, and all the thing you need to know before applying!
Jun 16, 2020
The Silicon Valley Organization
Press Releases
Southwest Launches Sale, Extends Open Middle Seat, And Adds Health Declaration For Customers
Southwest announced their plans to keep middle seats open through at least September 30, reinforced its face mask policy and added another layer of confidence for travelers by requiring Customers to complete a Health Declaration prior to traveling. As Customers begin to travel again, Southwest also launched a sale offering low domestic fares starting at $49 one-way to select destinations today through June 18, 2020, 11:59 p.m., CDT.
Jun 16, 2020
Southwest Airlines
Press Releases
The Silicon Valley Organization Grieves Loss of Karolyn Kirchgesler
The Silicon Valley Organization (The SVO), along with our friends at Team San Jose and the community at large, are mourning the recent passing of Karolyn Kirchgesler.
Jun 15, 2020
The Silicon Valley Organization
COVID 19 Resource Center
FAQs: Reopening your business after shelter-in-place featuring Berliner Cohen
Q&A's from SVO member, Berliner Cohen's 6/3/2020 presentation
Jun 15, 2020
The Silicon Valley Organization
Explore ALl Posts
Follow Us

We’re on Instagram