Happy Juneteenth Pennsylvania’s Hair Braiding License is Going to Court!

Okay, #SuperNaturals

Today’s more that Juneteenth to me most you you know my thoughts on Juneteenth and the ignorance of knowing we were free.

Well today I woke up to GREAT 💯 news. The Hair Braiders are going to court. But this time with an expert patent infringement attorney.

☝🏾I have attached his ( John Shaw of ShawKeller, LLP) press release to this post.

✔️Please read it, share it, and walk in your POWERS on Juneteenth ‼️

PHILADELPHIA—Pennsylvania’s mandatory license for hair braiding still stands even after a commonwealth government study found that the license blocks opportunities and is unnecessary to protecting the public. Gov. Tom Wolf admitted the state should eliminate the license because it blocks hardworking people from, “getting a good job, supporting their families and growing our economy.” Today, 2 years after the Governor’s comments, three Pennsylvania braiders launched a lawsuit to finally unravel the unnecessary and burdensome requirement.

New World Order

Astou Diop, Tanyita Henry and Awa Gaye are experienced in traditional African hair braiding, a natural technique involving no chemicals or heating implements. Each of them learned their skills at an early age, just as generations of women before them learned. Yet Pennsylvania requires 300 hours of unnecessary training and a computerized test before these women can braid for paying customers. John Shaw, of Shaw Keller LLP, filed the suit on behalf of the braiders at the Commonwealth Court in Harrisburg.

“Braiding is so safe that no natural hair braider in Pennsylvania has ever received a health or safety complaint,” said Shaw. “Yet braiders are still required to get hundreds of hours of training, much of it in subjects that have nothing to do with braiding. The Pennsylvania Constitution protects the braiders’ right to earn a living. Right now, they have to stop working to get completely unnecessary training.”

While Pennsylvania mandates 300 hours of training to acquire a license, no cosmetology school offers close to that number of hours of education in braiding. Additionally, Pennsylvania has only licensed two braiders to teach natural hair braiding, with one of these individuals living in New Jersey. This means that in order to comply with the law, natural braiders must take hours of instruction in cosmetology practices that they do not intend to offer.

“My shop is completely focused on natural hair braiding and I only employ natural braiders,” said Astou Diop, the owner and manager of a shop in Philadelphia. “Braiders can’t put their careers on hold to get training that doesn’t improve their skills and that isn’t needed to keep people safe.”

“This is an issue for communities across Pennsylvania including near State College,” said Tanyita Henry who lives in Bellefonte, 9 miles from Penn State’s campus. “There are too few resources for black students and residents outside of Philly. I want to open a salon to meet their hair needs.”

Currently 28 states allow braiders to practice without a license, and legislation to eliminate the braiding license is currently awaiting the Florida governor’s signature. Among them, three states bordering Pennsylvania do not license the practice: Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia. Even among the few states that require a license for braiders, Pennsylvania’s requirements stand out as exceptionally burdensome. Only Louisiana requires more training, 500 hours, and that state’s requirement is also being challenged in court.

Following a June 2018 study by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs focused on identifying any overly broad or overly burdensome Pennsylvania occupational license, Governor Wolf called for the elimination of the braiding license. Pennsylvania’s Acting Deputy Secretary for Regulatory Programs and Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs also recommended repeal of the license and noted that no natural hair braider in Pennsylvania had ever received a customer-driven complaint relating to health or safety.

🧫 #Coronavirus Positive 💇🏽‍♀️#Beautician Spreads #COVID-19 to 40 Beauty Salon Clients

🧫 #Coronavirus Positive 💇🏽‍♀️#Beautician Spreads #COVID-19 to 40 Beauty Salon Clients

Coronavirus scare at Gold Coast beauty salon after beautician tests positive following trip to Iran

40 people who went to a Gold Coast salon and were treated by a beautician who has been diagnosed with coronavirus are being tracked down by the health departments.

She began to feel sick after returning to work in the Shopping center.

The Australian state’s chief health officer, Jeannette Young, said the woman did facial treatments on up to 40 clients, in sessions lasting less than 15 minutes.

Outbreak Workplace Measures.

Only 130 Beijing barbershops were allowed to open by Monday, February 30, 2019, only a tiny fraction of the more than 20,000 that usually operate across the city.

That’s .0065 percent four of the JF Pro Salon’s eight Beijing beauty businesses in the city.

Customers must maintain a distance of no less than 1.5 meters (5ft) between chairs.

You will have to make personal calls to EVERY customer who made reservations on the day of their appointment.

📳Ask if they have a cough or a fever, symptoms of pneumonia caused by the virus that causes 🦠Covid-19?

“Now we try to wash hair faster and cancel unnecessary services so as to cut down on the time with customers,” said Fu Jun, founder of JF Pro Salon.

“We keep the door open every day. Once the customers who made reservations arrive, we will 🧼disinfect their hands and 🚿shoe soles. These are the measures we take to ensure safety.”

40 percent of your employees/booth renters could work others should self-quarantine if they have a weakened immune system.

Sephora Cancels All Beauty Services And Makeovers

NPI

Nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) are public health actions that can slow the spread of emerging respiratory diseases like COVID-19 for which vaccines and drug treatments are not yet available.1  They include personal protective measures implemented by individuals and community measures implemented by affected communities.1   NPIs are used to build community preparedness in communities without known COVID-19 disease and to support outbreak responses in communities where local cases or clusters of diseases have occurred.

  • Personal Protective Measures. During an outbreak in your community, CDC recommends the everyday preventive measures listed above—especially 🤧staying home when sick—and taking these additional measures:
    • Keeping away from others who are sick.
    • Limiting face-to-face contact with others as much as possible
    • 👩‍⚕️Consulting with your healthcare provider if you or your household members are at high risk for COVID-19 complications
    • 😷Wearing a facemask if advised to do so by your healthcare provider or by a public health official
    • Staying home when a household member is sick with respiratory disease symptoms if instructed to do so by public health officials or a health care provider (Voluntary Home Quarantine)
  • Community Measures. If COVID-19 disease is occurring in your community, state and local public health authorities may decide to implement:
    • Temporary closures or dismissals of childcare facilities and schools
    • Other social distancing measures that increase the physical space between people, including:
      • Workplace social distancing measures, such as replacing in-person meetings with teleworking
      • Modifying, postponing, or canceling mass gatherings.

Decisions about the implementation of community measures will be made by local and state officials, in consultation with federal officials as appropriate, and based on the scope of the outbreak and the severity of illness.  Implementation will require extensive community engagement and ongoing and transparent public health communications.

Beautician With COVID-19

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/coronavirus-scare-at-gold-coast-beauty-salon-after-beautician-tests-positive-following-trip-to-iran/ar-BB10xfBF

Sephora

https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/sephora-cancels-makeup-service-coronavirus_au_5e3bc05ec5b6bb0ffc0b297b

Coronavirus: China’s Hair Salon

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-beauty/article/3052672/coronavirus-chinas-hair-salons-and-barbershops-suffering

NPI-CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/preparing-individuals-communities.html

🧫 #Coronavirus Positive 💇🏽‍♀️#Beautician Spreads #COVID-19 to 40 Beauty Salon Clients

🧫 #Coronavirus Positive 💇🏽‍♀️#Beautician Spreads #COVID-19 to 40 Beauty Salon Clients

Coronavirus scare at Gold Coast beauty salon after beautician tests positive following trip to Iran

40 people who went to a Gold Coast salon and were treated by a beautician who has been diagnosed with coronavirus are being tracked down by the health departments.

She began to feel sick after returning to work in the Shopping center.

The Australian state’s chief health officer, Jeannette Young, said the woman did facial treatments on up to 40 clients, in sessions lasting less than 15 minutes.

Outbreak Workplace Measures.

Only 130 Beijing barbershops were allowed to open by Monday, February 30, 2019, only a tiny fraction of the more than 20,000 that usually operate across the city.

That’s .0065 percent four of the JF Pro Salon’s eight Beijing beauty businesses in the city.

Customers must maintain a distance of no less than 1.5 meters (5ft) between chairs.

You will have to make personal calls to EVERY customer who made reservations on the day of their appointment.

📳Ask if they have a cough or a fever, symptoms of pneumonia caused by the virus that causes 🦠Covid-19?

“Now we try to wash hair faster and cancel unnecessary services so as to cut down on the time with customers,” said Fu Jun, founder of JF Pro Salon.

“We keep the door open every day. Once the customers who made reservations arrive, we will 🧼disinfect their hands and 🚿shoe soles. These are the measures we take to ensure safety.”

40 percent of your employees/booth renters could work others should self-quarantine if they have a weakened immune system.

Sephora Cancels All Beauty Services And Makeovers

NPI

Nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) are public health actions that can slow the spread of emerging respiratory diseases like COVID-19 for which vaccines and drug treatments are not yet available.1  They include personal protective measures implemented by individuals and community measures implemented by affected communities.1   NPIs are used to build community preparedness in communities without known COVID-19 disease and to support outbreak responses in communities where local cases or clusters of diseases have occurred.

  • Personal Protective Measures. During an outbreak in your community, CDC recommends the everyday preventive measures listed above—especially 🤧staying home when sick—and taking these additional measures:
    • Keeping away from others who are sick.
    • Limiting face-to-face contact with others as much as possible
    • 👩‍⚕️Consulting with your healthcare provider if you or your household members are at high risk for COVID-19 complications
    • 😷Wearing a facemask if advised to do so by your healthcare provider or by a public health official
    • Staying home when a household member is sick with respiratory disease symptoms if instructed to do so by public health officials or a health care provider (Voluntary Home Quarantine)
  • Community Measures. If COVID-19 disease is occurring in your community, state and local public health authorities may decide to implement:
    • Temporary closures or dismissals of childcare facilities and schools
    • Other social distancing measures that increase the physical space between people, including:
      • Workplace social distancing measures, such as replacing in-person meetings with teleworking
      • Modifying, postponing, or canceling mass gatherings.

Decisions about the implementation of community measures will be made by local and state officials, in consultation with federal officials as appropriate, and based on the scope of the outbreak and the severity of illness.  Implementation will require extensive community engagement and ongoing and transparent public health communications.

Beautician With COVID-19

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/coronavirus-scare-at-gold-coast-beauty-salon-after-beautician-tests-positive-following-trip-to-iran/ar-BB10xfBF

Sephora

https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/sephora-cancels-makeup-service-coronavirus_au_5e3bc05ec5b6bb0ffc0b297b

Coronavirus: China’s Hair Salon

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-beauty/article/3052672/coronavirus-chinas-hair-salons-and-barbershops-suffering

NPI-CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/preparing-individuals-communities.html

$HORTAGE: #Coronavirus😷 causes #Weaves, #Wigs, and #NailSalons 😠OUTRAGE!

$HORTAGE: #Coronavirus😷 causes #Weaves, #Wigs, and #NailSalons 😠OUTRAGE!

Nail Salon OUTRAGE!

In Omaha, a beauty salon a Facebook post on racist practices dealing with the Asian community and the Coronavirus was posted.

💆Lash Goddess on 115th and Blondo is a  black woman-owned spa that offers lash and spa services. The owner Mia Will shared a Facebook post showing a white woman giving a client a pedicure.

 The post says in part, “Worried about Coronavirus?….let us do your pedicures! According to the state of Nebraska inspector, our 💇spa is VERY clean!”

Julia Gehringer who is Chinese saw it as an insult to all people from 🇨🇳China. The spa owner apologized but  Julia said it was not good enough. 

This is what she replied “ [It’s] the kind of apology that says ‘I’m sorry if you were offended’, which is a non-apology. It’s another thing to say I’m sorry you were offended versus I’m sorry I was offensive,”.

https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/controversial-coronavirus-post-by-local-beauty-salon-sparks-outrage

Wigs and Weaves OUTRAGE!

Now, the American 💇🏾‍♀️hair care industry said it is feeling the effects of the Coronavirus 🤧disease’s global spread.

Stephanie Nolan, owns a business named XOXO Virgin Hair. She says it has become harder for her to obtain hair from the ⛩️Southeast Asia market as well.

“Due to the🤮 coronavirus, and the measures are taken to cut down on the virus in China, people aren’t allowed to go to, or really return to, work,” she said.

Shannell Wallace said she placed an order in January to buy hair extensions from China. But, more than a month later, that order has yet to reach her doorstep.

She said her vendor told her the coronavirus is to blame.

“They [the vendor] finally reached back out to me and said due to the virus, everyone, I’m guessing, is 🛌🛌quarantined and they’re not able to go to work,” Wallace said.

https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-affecting-hair-care-industry-supply/65-f9291431-3c4d-4d1e-832e-aa58a3a8c63b

Beauty Industry OUTRAGE!

“Since the coronavirus can be transmitted through💉🤧🤮 bodily fluids like saliva or mucus, people living in close quarters can easily pass the 🦠🧫virus to one another. Residents at Life Care share a 🥣dining room, 💈barbershop and 💇🏼‍♀️beauty salon, 📚library, and putting green, according to the center’s website.”

https://www.businessinsider.com/washington-coronavirus-deaths-patients-nursing-facility-seattle-2020-3

📳CALL ME LET’S TALK ABOUT HAIR (612)407-2824 👱🏾‍♀️OO7 BLON’DE 💇🏾‍♀️BraidersCourse.com

🧫 #Coronavirus Positive 💇🏽‍♀️#Beautician Spreads #COVID-19 to 40 Beauty Salon Clients

🧫 #Coronavirus Positive 💇🏽‍♀️#Beautician Spreads #COVID-19 to 40 Beauty Salon Clients

Coronavirus scare at Gold Coast beauty salon after beautician tests positive following trip to Iran

40 people who went to a Gold Coast salon and were treated by a beautician who has been diagnosed with coronavirus are being tracked down by the health departments.

She began to feel sick after returning to work in the Shopping center.

The Australian state’s chief health officer, Jeannette Young, said the woman did facial treatments on up to 40 clients, in sessions lasting less than 15 minutes.

Outbreak Workplace Measures.

Only 130 Beijing barbershops were allowed to open by Monday, February 30, 2019, only a tiny fraction of the more than 20,000 that usually operate across the city.

That’s .0065 percent four of the JF Pro Salon’s eight Beijing beauty businesses in the city.

Customers must maintain a distance of no less than 1.5 meters (5ft) between chairs.

You will have to make personal calls to EVERY customer who made reservations on the day of their appointment.

📳Ask if they have a cough or a fever, symptoms of pneumonia caused by the virus that causes 🦠Covid-19?

“Now we try to wash hair faster and cancel unnecessary services so as to cut down on the time with customers,” said Fu Jun, founder of JF Pro Salon.

“We keep the door open every day. Once the customers who made reservations arrive, we will 🧼disinfect their hands and 🚿shoe soles. These are the measures we take to ensure safety.”

40 percent of your employees/booth renters could work others should self-quarantine if they have a weakened immune system.

Sephora Cancels All Beauty Services And Makeovers

NPI

Nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) are public health actions that can slow the spread of emerging respiratory diseases like COVID-19 for which vaccines and drug treatments are not yet available.1  They include personal protective measures implemented by individuals and community measures implemented by affected communities.1   NPIs are used to build community preparedness in communities without known COVID-19 disease and to support outbreak responses in communities where local cases or clusters of diseases have occurred.

  • Personal Protective Measures. During an outbreak in your community, CDC recommends the everyday preventive measures listed above—especially 🤧staying home when sick—and taking these additional measures:
    • Keeping away from others who are sick.
    • Limiting face-to-face contact with others as much as possible
    • 👩‍⚕️Consulting with your healthcare provider if you or your household members are at high risk for COVID-19 complications
    • 😷Wearing a facemask if advised to do so by your healthcare provider or by a public health official
    • Staying home when a household member is sick with respiratory disease symptoms if instructed to do so by public health officials or a health care provider (Voluntary Home Quarantine)
  • Community Measures. If COVID-19 disease is occurring in your community, state and local public health authorities may decide to implement:
    • Temporary closures or dismissals of childcare facilities and schools
    • Other social distancing measures that increase the physical space between people, including:
      • Workplace social distancing measures, such as replacing in-person meetings with teleworking
      • Modifying, postponing, or canceling mass gatherings.

Decisions about the implementation of community measures will be made by local and state officials, in consultation with federal officials as appropriate, and based on the scope of the outbreak and the severity of illness.  Implementation will require extensive community engagement and ongoing and transparent public health communications.

Beautician With COVID-19

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/coronavirus-scare-at-gold-coast-beauty-salon-after-beautician-tests-positive-following-trip-to-iran/ar-BB10xfBF

Sephora

https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/sephora-cancels-makeup-service-coronavirus_au_5e3bc05ec5b6bb0ffc0b297b

Coronavirus: China’s Hair Salon

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-beauty/article/3052672/coronavirus-chinas-hair-salons-and-barbershops-suffering

NPI-CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/preparing-individuals-communities.html

Big Chop Update: Natural Hair Liberation by Rickey Lake

Hi #SuperNaturals,

I’m happy to bring you the good new of our sister being liberated from harsh chemicals, religious hair routine and confinement when your extentions are loose.

We are happy for you Rickey and wish you much success on your Big Chop journey.

Rickeys Words

“Free of the maintenance every 10-12 days, where my added hair would need to be tightened (sometimes painfully) and my gray hair would need to be colored.

I felt like I was a slave to this maintenance schedule.

Rickey Lake Buzz Cut

I wouldn’t go out of town longer than 12 days, because of this. I even brought my hair fairy and dear friend, to London during my stint there to do what she needed to do to keep it on my head.

Well, it is a new year and new decade and a new me.

With the love and support of some of my dearest friends, John Bonny, Mandy Ingber, Sarah Havana Prats, and my love, Jeff Scult, I buzzed my hair off and it feels so good”

🧐SO #SUPERNATURAL COMMENT WHAT YOUR THOUGHTS?

📳CALL ME LET’S TALK ABOUT HAIR (612)407-2824

👱🏾‍♀️OO7 Blon’De

BraidersCourse.com

💇‍♀️ Why do I need a license to braid hair in New York?

💇‍♀️ Why do I need a license to braid hair in New York?

Happy New Year!!

Hi, I’m 007 Blon’De an expert on infection control in salons.

I’m going to share with you hair braiding states that are deregulated from cosmetology and barbering.

Let’s begin with your FREE coaching call at https://payhip.com/OO7BlonDeNaturalHairCare where you can purchase your state’s requirements in a perfect ebook designed just for your hair braiding business.

 These are my chosen states with cosmetology deregulation for hair braiding licensing as they are requiring special licensing for hair braiders.

For techniques as minor as cornrowing into patterns or extending with sew-in weaving for Hair Braiders and Natural Hairstylists are required to get an occupational license in hair braiding.

Hair braiders are not conditioning and manipulating the hair strands with chemical hair straightening agents as a cosmetologist does. 

Deregulation of state Cosmetology and Barber Boards makes entry barries for hair braiding creates more women entrepreneurs.

Please like, comment, share and visit my blog at https://howtobecomeanaturalhairstylist.com/

🧐SO #SUPERNATURAL COMMENT WHAT YOUR THOUGHTS?

📳CALL ME LET’S TALK ABOUT HAIR (612)407-2824

👱🏾‍♀️OO7 BLON’DE

💇🏾‍♀️BraidersCourse.com

Bummer Christmas Try Kwanzaa Starting December 26th – January 1st

Happy Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa

What is it?

Each December the Outreach Program receives numerous inquiries about the festival Kwanzaa.

This celebration is not a festival originating in any of the 55 African countries nor is it an “African” Christmas celebration.

Kwanzaa is an African-Americans celebration of life from 26 December to 1 January.

Dr. Maulana Karenga introduced the festival in 1966 to the United States as a ritual to welcome the first harvests to the home.

Dr. Karenga created this festival for Afro-Americans as a response to the commercialism of Christmas

Here is the full article on Kwanzaa: https://www.africa.upenn.edu/K-12/Kwanzaa_What_16661.html

Be a Barrier Breaker in Braiding At GodSpeed

I’m asking God to use the power of scripture to change my life and actions to 🧘🏾‍♂️ meditation.

I was raised with barrier blockers to meditating 🧱 and chanting.

Let me explain. It was challenging attending Aveda Spa Program because of meditation 🧘‍♀️ was a mandatory exercise EVERYDAY!

If you know me NOTHING is mandatory and my Grandma 👵🏾 said so!

No this was barrier blocker because I depended solely on what my Grandma and Great Grandma 👵🏾 said out of the Bible.

So as an adult 🧑🏾 this meditation crap 💩 keeps showing up everywhere I go.

Then God touch me and said “you run 🏃🏾‍♀️ to Google search bar for everything else 🏃 run to the Bible search bar!

So I used my Bible App to find a meditation 🧘🏾‍♂️ scripture this would prove Grandma 👵🏾 right!

But low and behold I found the perfect 👌🏾 scripture to meditate on and here it is.

Psalms 104:34

My meditation 🧘🏾‍♂️ of HIM shall be sweet: I will be glad in the Lord!

Now ain’t that the bomb 💣 .com!

I found the perfect scripture and now I have the ability to use my 💥 power, favor and talents to help me break barriers or if you know me “Find Loopholes”.

Book 📖 a call with Denise here.

#NextLevel always leveling up never stopping.

Minnesota Natural Hair Care REPEAL meeting at The Senate

Hey #SuperNaturals,

I would like to thank and share Mr. Lovely Lola’s post on Facebook about Natural Hair Braiding Registration REPEAL!

Ms. Lola has done a GREAT testimonial to the Minnesota Congress on behalf of Natural Hair Braiding Registration. Here is her website if you are looking for technical help with Natural Hair Braiding AllBraidsAndHairCare.com

Thanks again Lola!

“Good evening Facebook! Today was my first appearance at the State Sanate Office testifying against exempting hair braiders from cosmetology..but it look like a new laws and rules potentially cost to be put in place..for a new board for hair braiders. Feeling blessed!
Open the link below then tap on the hair braiding exempt from cosmetology.”

Our Position is:

We ask that they establish and consider the Natural HairBraiders multi-member agency that has formed and registers of Hair Braiders.

We are a grassroots movement that’s bringing awareness to Black Women about the “Needle” and blood-borne pathogens cross-transmitted in a salon while doing ”Sew-In Weaves”.

We have the duties as an agency and would like to transfer powers to began drafting policies and rulemaking by us for us as Natural Hair Braiders Registration Providers.

Currently we have 350 Natural Hair Braider registrations and 21 Natural HairBraider course providers.

Then there is over $8,000 in appropriation from Natural Hair Braiders registration and renewals with the Department of Budget and Management.

We would like a new fiscal note on Natural Hair Braiding industry and a committee, at the least.