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    How we are keeping you safe at Sinéad Kelly London



    Temporary changes and health and safety measures

    • As per the goverment guidelines, you must wear a facemask to all appointments at Sinéad Kelly London effective from the 8th of August 2020. You will not be able to attend your appointment if you refuse to do so without a legimate reason. This will envoke a charge as per our cancellation policy. For further information about face coverings please click the following link to the goverment site. * If you have any questions or are excempt please advise us the day before your appointment to avoid any misunderstanding.
    • You must provide your own mask. However, if you do forget to bring one we do have disposible masks available.
    • We have extended the timing of all our services in the salon. This will prevent overlapping of clients and allow time for cleaning and sanitising sections between appointments.
    • If you have not already made your appointment, we require a £50 booking fee or 50% if your service is over £300. Please note this booking fee is non-refundable.
    • Due to high demand and after being closed for nearly 4 months we need to get our business up and running again, so we have had to extend our cancellation policy. We will require 1 weeks’ notice for any cancellations or changes to your appointment which include only wanting part of your service on the day. Any appointment cancelled outside of this notice period we would have to charge 50%.
    • If you are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 (high temperature/fever, consistent cough, loss of taste/smell). Then you must not come to the salon for your appointment and notify us straight away. We will then rebook your appointment for no earlier than 14 days. Our cancellation policy is not applicable for this and therefore you will not be charged.
    • We are unable to serve hot or cold refreshments or magazines, please feel free to bring any of these to the salon for yourself and take them home after your appointment.
    • We are unable to take your coat or personal belongings at the moment, so please keep these to a minimum for now. You will be able to use the vacant seat next to you to leave these items.
    • Our staff will wash/sanitise hands on arrival to work and will continue regularly through the day and of course in between every client.
    • Our towels, gowns and capes will be single use and we will be either binned or washed at 60-90 degrees after every use.
    • All door handles and any areas that are touched regularly will be fully sanitised regularly.
    • We have disposable paper towels, disinfectant wipes, bacterial hand wash available in the toilet.
    • The toilet will be cleaned very regularly and will have a staff rota on display.
    • We will have bottles of hand sanitiser throughout the whole salon for use for staff and clients.
    • Please note we have not added any extra charges for all the PPE our business is currently having to adhere to in order to keep our salon safe for our staff and clients.

    Arrival at the Salon

    • Please arrive for your appointment on time.
    • You must come to your appointment alone. Unfortunately, we cannot currently accommodate friends or children.
    • When you arrive for your appointment we ask if you can wait outside the salon. Once your seat and the area you will sit in is fully sanitised, our assistant will invite you in.
    • When you come into the reception area we have our hand sanitising area, you will need to sanitise you’re hands upon arrival.
    • Unfortunately, due to social distancing we cannot hug or shake your hand at this time, which makes us sad as we are a very warm welcoming salon.
    • Please maintain your social distancing with our team and other clients where you can in the salon at all times.
    • Our team will be wearing the appropriate PPE following government guidelines.

    Consultation Procedure

    • Our consultations will be conducted through the mirror whilst your stylist stands behind you.
    • As per guidelines we cannot sit face to face.
    • We also have to limit how long we spend on a consultation.
    • If you are looking for a complete change and haven’t spoken with Sinéad or one of the team please email sending a selfie to show us how your hair is at the moment, along with any information we need to know and also any hair inspiration images. For the inspiration images we always advise looking at our instagram @sineadkellyldn as we know all the history of all our clients and we can advise you more accurately. Once we have this we can arrange a call.

    Backwash Procedure

    • Protective screens have been fitted between backwash seats for your safety.
    • The backwash basin will be fully sanitised between uses.
    • An assistant will be looking after you, they will be wearing fresh PPE and their hands will be sanitised.
    • All equipment used on your hair will be sterilised before and after use.


    • Each working station and client chair will be fully sanitised between use.
    • Every chair in between each client will not be in use.
    • All technical equipment including, scissors, combs, brushes, hairdryers etc will be fully sanitised.
    • Your stylist will sanitise their hands when entering and leaving your designated workstation.
    • During your colour service, your stylist will wear gloves.
    • During cut and blow-dry services, your stylist will sanitise their hands.


    • Try to touch as few things as possible. If you need any help with retail, please ask for assistance.
    • All retail products have been sanitised and will be sanitised again before they are handed over.

    Payment and leaving the Salon

    • We will complete your checkout at your designated workstation to avoid any waiting.
    • We recommend everyone to pay with any contactless payment option such as apple pay or google pay.
    • Both payment machine and iPad will be sanitised after every use.
    • Please have your diary to hand for a smooth rebooking departure.
    • When exiting the salon, please bring all your personal items including any items for the bin.

    We can’t wait to see you.

    Sinéad & team

    July 2, 2020

    COVID-19 Temporary Closure


    It is with a heavy heart that from Tuesday 24th March we will close our doors until further notice. We have a responsibility to look after the health of our amazing staff, the families we all go home to each day and of course our wonderful clients.

    It goes without saying that the current situation we all face is nothing like we have ever known before and this is undoubtedly the right thing to do. We all need to do our bit and support our amazing healthcare workers through this terrible time. This sacrifice is nothing compared to the sacrifice they are making each day.

    Next week we will be contacting clients who have appointments from 24th March until the 21st of April to reschedule to a later date. Any appointments from 22nd of April we will keep them as they are and will contact you in due course if we need to reschedule them. We will still be contactable on our usual number and email address during our normal opening hours to make appointments for the future, purchase gift vouchers and retail. For retail purchases we plan to open for one hour a week when clients can stop by and pick up their purchases. Please keep an eye out for details on this to follow.

    The staff and I appreciate your continued support during this time.

    We will closely follow the government guidance and only reopen when it is safe to do so. When we’re back we will ready to make you look and feel fantastic.
    Please stay positive, safe and support one another.
    With love from Sinead and the team at Sinead Kelly London

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    March 21, 2020

    COVID-19 Salon Policies and Procedures

    Sinéad Kelly London would like to reassure clients that we are committed to adhering to Public Health England’s advice and protocols in our salon, to help prevent the spread of this virus. The well-being of our clients and staff is our absolute priority .

    Sinéad Kelly London pride ourselves on our excellent hygiene practices however we are now also implementing the following measures:

    • Door handles will be sprayed with anti-bacterial spray throughout the day
    • The toilet will be cleaned and sprayed with anti bacterial spray throughout the day
    • The reception area will be sprayed with anti-bacterial spray throughout the day
    • After each payment the card machine will also be sprayed with anti bacterial spray after each use
    • Staff will wash their hands thoroughly in between clients
    • All equipment will be sterilised after each client
    • Glasses, cutlery, cups and saucers will go through the dishwasher after each and every use and will not be hand washed
    • Each section, seat, footstool and washbasin will be sprayed with anti bacterial spray after each client

    As always at the end of each day we have the salon thoroughly cleaned and disinfected in preparation for the following day


    • We respectively ask all clients to wash their hands upon arrival
    • If you are feeling unwell, to cancel your appointment and we will put a reminder in our diary to reschedule for a later date
    • We will also not be providing magazines or IPads at this time, so please feel free to bring in your own reading material

    We hope you understand the above requests. We are taking every precaution as we realise at this present time people are concerned with being out and about until further information is provided.

    We wish you all good health and thank you for continuing to place your trust in us.
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    March 17, 2020