Salon business suffers a blow due to second wave, lockdowns
India's Beauty and personal care market is expected to touch $10 billion by 2021 growing at an annual rate of 5-6%, according to a report by Indian Beauty & Hygiene Association. However, most beauty and wellness businesses including salons, spas and barber shops, fall in the SME category
The second wave of covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown has led to a massive dent in business for Avani Yashwin, founder of Bandra-based Happy in the Head hair studio. The decade-old studio, which started taking clients in a phased manner last year to maintain social distancing, has been shut since April.