WITH the latest relaxation in restrictions, hairdressers are pleased they can now see the whole face of their clients.
George and Co Hairdressing manager, Hayley Baker said it was a relief when the announcement was made on Sunday.
"It was much harder to do our jobs. With general noise from the salon, as well as masks, it was hard to understand what people wanted," she said.
Ms Baker said the salon could now use more of it's floor space with the new two square metre rule, which is great for business.
"It's Christmas time, so we're really booked up," she said.
George and Co are using the QR coding to keep a record of clients.
Hair Art owner, Leonie Irwin said it was great to see clients facial expressions again.
Ms Irwin was pleased that directives for the hairdressing industry were clear.
"Some people are a bit confused but it's clear for the beauty and hairdressing industry," she said.
The latest guidelines from the Department of Health and Human Services state though masks are required to be carried at all times, for shopping masks only need to be worn inside large retail stores, such as Kmart and the Horsham Plaza, and supermarkets.
In other areas of industry, face masks must be worn by staff and visitors in hospital and aged care facilities.
Face masks are mandatory on public transport and when in taxis or rideshare vehicles.
If social distancing of 1.5 metres is not physically possible, a face mask is recommended to be worn.
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