At Home Color Kits and DIY Kits Provided By Shops and Salons
It has come to the attention of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, State Board of Cosmetology (Board) that shops and salons are continuing to operate their businesses by providing clientele with at-home color kits and other supplies for doit-yourself (DIY) salon services. The delivery method of these kits is reportedly a drivethrough model or home delivery.
On March 19, 2020, Governor Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. March 19, 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Governor's press release and website contain more information about which types of businesses are considered "life-sustaining" and the enforcement of the closure order by the Pennsylvania State Police and other Commonwealth Agencies. The press release can be found at: https://www.governor.pa.gov/newsroom/all-non-life-sustaining-businesses-inpennsylvania-to-close-physical-locations-as-of-8-pm-today-to-slow-spread-of-covid-19/. Governor Wolf's website is: www.governor.pa.gov.
On April 1, 2020, Governor Wolf issued a statewide Stay-at-Home Order, which can be found here: https://www.governor.pa.gov/newsroom/gov-wolf-sec-of-healthpennsylvania-on-statewide-stay-at-home-order-beginning-at-8-pm-tonight-mostprudent-option-to-stop-the-spread/.
The Board is authorized to impose civil penalties and may refuse, revoke, refuse to renew or suspend licenses for gross incompetency or dishonest or unethical practices. The Cosmetology Act and the Board's regulations can be found on the Board's website: https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Cosmetology/Page s/default.aspx
The Board encourages all licensees to review Governor Wolf's Executive Orders and the Cosmetology Act and regulations to help the Commonwealth achieve its ultimate goal of keeping Pennsylvanians safe and healthy during this difficult time.