COVID-19 UPDATES & POLICIES

We are so thankful & grateful for everyone’s patience and support during closures. We have missed all of you so much and are looking forward to seeing you all.

As Rhode Island transitions through Phrase III Reopening Protocols we have some updates to share with you as we move forward safely together.

 

            Services & Booking


Online booking is back!

You can book your appointments conveniently from your phone or computer online at on our booking page.

Please email us to book if you have any difficulty at: info@saltoftheearthsalon.com

 

We are excited to announce a new service experience option when booking your next

visit!

You will be prompted at booking for the option of Mindfulness: A quiet chair experience that lets us know you would to simply enjoy a quiet, peaceful meditative stillness without all the social chit chat. Upon arrival there will be a consultation of services that day and then time to relax! Sacred space will be held for you respectfully and with non-judgement.

 

Blow Drying:

We are now be able to offer blow drying as optional service upon request when not required as an element of the service.

It is recommended in Phase III that blow drying services remain limited as it may pose a higher risk of COVID-19 transmission.

 

Therefore, we will be adhering to the following state protocols to decrease any risks:

- Limiting the frequency or duration of blow drying;

- Limiting the number of people in the space when blow drying;

- Providing fresh air (access to outdoor air by opening a window or door), if possible, in areas where blow drying occurs.

 

Traveling:

 

Certain travel restrictions are still in place per Rhode Island's state regulations. We are         following all mandated procedures at this time. If you have traveled to any hot spot, high risk states within the previous 14 days:

  • You will need to self-quarantine for 14 days prior to booking any service

  • You may waive this wait time by providing us with proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of being tested

  • For the safety of our guests and patrons we ask that you respect these protocols to help prevent any possibility of spreading the virus.

  • You can access more information about phase three reopening at the following links: 
     

 

 

 

We are so grateful and thankful for your patience and understanding as we navigate all these changes together! Your safety and comfort is our top priority. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please reach out to us via email: info@saltoftheearthsalon.com

We have some important new guidelines and information to share with you

These new polices that will be in place to ensure our salon community’s safety, here are some helpful reminders:

 

*If you are sick or not feeling well, and experiencing any of screening symptoms, please help keep our team and guest safe by postponing your appointment for now.

 

* Due to increased safety protocols and a limited capacity, it is very important to be on time for your appointment.

 

*during this time, we ask kindly to cancel/reschedule your appointment 48 hours in advance.

The salon set up:

 

*6 ft apart- To maintain social distancing our stylist stations will be 6ft apart with a divider between them.

 

*Strict sanitation + Disinfection measures– After each guest there will be about 15-20 min of sanitation and disinfection around salon and working stations.

 

*There will be a guest sanitation station available – hand sanitizer, gloves, alcohol wipes, UV sanitation box if you would like to sanitize your phone, keys, and credit card.

 

*Touch less retail- Holistic hair care essentials will be available for purchase. Your stylist or front desk will be happy to get your products for you.

Our Team:

 

*Has received full training on our disinfection protocol and are Barbicide certified on infection control program protocol and proper use of PPE.

 

*All staff and guests will be wearing a mask , washing hands before and after each guest , use of hand sanitizer.

 

*All retail purchased will be wiped down with cleaners and disinfectants before each purchase.

 

Appointments:

 

*Online booking is Back! Block scheduling is available! Please see booking page for more details.

* if you have traveled to/from a state higher than 5% safe rate than we will need to in the past 14 days and have an appointment, we will need to reschedule for 14 days later. 

 

*If you are sick, not feeling well, or have a cough, we will need to reschedule your appointment until a later time.

 

We thank you for your patience as we try our best to accommodate everyone during this transition.

 

Salon Experience:

 

*guest check in- our waiting lounge will be temporarily closed. We kindly ask you call our front desk upon arrival 401-252-4192. Front desk will then confirm your stylist is ready for you to come in.

 

*Appointment guests only-   to minimize exposure at this time we ask no extra friends, family, or walk in’s are allowed at this time. If you child is getting a haircut and is unable to be left alone, then you may remain inside of salon during service. If you have multiple children with appointments back to back, we kindly ask only one child and one parent inside salon at a time, please plan accordingly. We know that this is not ideal, but this will be temporary.

 

*Around the ear masks are suggested for salon visits, this allows stylist to perform services safely. If you do not have an over the ear mask, we will have disposable ones available. Masks must always be worn.

 

*Sanitize/ temperature check upon arrival- we will do a quick no touch temperature check.

 

* Please wash your hands upon arrival and visit our sanitation station. We will have  

gloves, sanitizer, and alcohol wipes available. We have a UV sanitation box to sanitize cell phone, keys, and credit card if you would like. 

*Food & Beverage- will be temporarily closed. At this time we ask, not eating be allowed in the salon. You may bring a covered beverage with you. 

What to bring:

 

*Please keep personal items to a minimum- Phone, keys, credit card. We urge clients at this time no purses or large items to limit contact on working surfaces.

 

Thank you!! 

Thank you all again for the love and support during our closure! We are grateful for every one of you. Our mission as always, is to provide you with all your holistic hair + scalp care needs, with a supportive and relaxing environment.

See you all soon!

Salt of the Earth Hair Studio

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