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Beauty salons are ready to dip their toes - but 'riskier' treatments delayed

It will be a steady approach to the ‘new normal’

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New protocols: Staff member Eva O’Brien at the Bellissimo salon in Limerick city getting ready for Monday’s reopening. Photo: Don Moloney

New protocols: Staff member Eva O’Brien at the Bellissimo salon in Limerick city getting ready for Monday’s reopening. Photo: Don Moloney

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New protocols: Staff member Eva O’Brien at the Bellissimo salon in Limerick city getting ready for Monday’s reopening. Photo: Don Moloney

Beauty salons are ready to reopen - although the 'riskier' treatments will have to wait a while.

The phasing-in of treatments will mean those deemed higher risk, such as facials and make-up application, will be unavailable in some salons for the time being.

Darragh Curtin, managing director of Bellissimo in Limerick City, told Independent.ie the salon wasn't looking at what other salons were doing: "We're looking at what should be done."