Salons, nail shops, other businesses back to work as state reopens economy

The next phase of reopening the state started Friday (May 8). Now open are barbershops, hair salons, nail salons, tanning salons and swimming pools.

Gov. Greg Abbott passed an executive order expanding the categories of reopening services, subject to certain conditions and limitations.

Currently, barbershops and salons can see people by appointment only, and must follow the same social distancing protocols such as six feet apart. Many that did reopen currently are encouraging or requiring people as well as the stylists to wear masks, and can only operate at the 25 percent capacity.

In Slaton, there are five salons currently open: Fancy Nails, The Hair Shack, Karla’s Kut-Up, Pretty Please Salon and Mr. T Barbershop. Each one currently has their own set of requirements for clients during reopening.

Slaton ISD Cosmetology is closed for the school year.

Fancy Nails is located at 615 US Hwy. 84. Their number is 806-329-0070.

The Hair Shack is located at 1515 S. 9th St. Their number is 806-319-5380.

Karla’s Kut-Up is located at 1120 S. 20th St. in Slaton. The number is 806-828-5481.

Pretty Please Salon is located at 205 W. Garza St. It can be reached at 806-445-3334.

Mr. T’s Barbershop is located at 905 S. 9th St. They can be reached at 806-828-1544.

For all businesses, dates, times and rules vary regarding their reopening for business.

More businesses such as gyms, nonessential manufacturers and office buildings are set to reopen May 18.

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