The shutdowns of non-essential businesses to slow the proliferation of COVID-19 has affected almost every industry, but beauty professionals relying on in-person services for their income have been particularly hurt economically. Spas, and hair and nail salons have closed their doors, and employers have had to make tough decisions about layoffs and pay cuts. Hundreds of thousands of beauty professionals are uncertain about how they’ll sustain themselves and their families in the coming weeks.
Initiatives Supporting Beauty Professionals And Retailers
Dome Beauty launched Dome Beauty Cares in partnership with the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and The Makeup Show. The fundraising effort raises money to support independent and freelance workers in the beauty industry, including makeup artists, hairstylists, nail technicians and aestheticians. Proceeds will donated to the PBA’s nonprofit for hair professionals and The Makeup Show’s network of artists. Those interested in supporting the initiative can shop on Dome Beauty’s website, where $5 from every product sold will be put toward it, or donate directly via GoFundMe.
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