Hairdressers in England face ‘stampede’ for post-lockdown appointments

With salons reopening on 12 April, customers now demand bold new looks to show off this spring

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There has inevitably, noted Josh Wood, the hair colour expert and founder of a leading west London salon, been “a stampede beyond belief” for appointments.

More than three months after Britain entered another strict lockdown, the gradual process of easing restrictions will reach hairdressers in England next week, and for many – battling with bouffants, man buns, dark roots and chin-fringes – their reopening cannot come soon enough. With hairdressers in Wales and Scotland having recently reopened, it has been the turn of English clients to rush breathlessly to pre-book appointments. (The Northern Irish must wait for now.)

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