Beauty industry workers take part in an online protest against prolonged closures under the city’s social-distancing rules on Thursday. Photo: Handout Beauty industry workers take part in an online protest against prolonged closures under the city’s social-distancing rules on Thursday. Photo: Handout
Beauty industry workers take part in an online protest against prolonged closures under the city’s social-distancing rules on Thursday. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus: Hong Kong beauticians vent frustrations online as operators open shops in protest against social-distancing rules

  • The protest involved online calls for the government to help the industry reopen, with participants saying they were in dire straits amid prolonged closures
  • Many beauty parlours opened their doors with staff in full protective gear to show they could adopt tighter safety standards, though they did not serve customers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Beauty industry workers take part in an online protest against prolonged closures under the city’s social-distancing rules on Thursday. Photo: Handout Beauty industry workers take part in an online protest against prolonged closures under the city’s social-distancing rules on Thursday. Photo: Handout
Beauty industry workers take part in an online protest against prolonged closures under the city’s social-distancing rules on Thursday. Photo: Handout
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