HAIRDRESSERS are one of many businesses affected by the third lockdown.
All non-essential businesses have been ordered to close and pubs have been banned from serving takeaway pints.
Hairdressers and barbers must close during the national lockdownCredit: Press Association
A new mutant strain of the deadly coronavirus is being blamed for the national shutdown as it’s believed to be over 50% more infectious.
But what do the new rules mean for those wanting a haircut? We explain all you need to know.
Are hairdressers open during England’s national lockdown?
Unfortunately, all hairdressers and barbers have to shut across England under the latest coronavirus restrictions.
It means Brits who were due for a trim will now need to wait longer for a haircut.
Beauty salons, tanning studios, massage parlours and tattoo and piercing shops must also close during the lockdown.
List of businesses that can stay open in lockdown
Businesses providing essential services are allowed to stay open during the winter lockdown.
Shops that supply groceries, medicines and financial services can continue to serve customers, as long as they are Covid-secure.
The government has published the below list of businesses that can stay open, which is largely similar to Tier 4.
We’ve rounded up which shops and businesses can stay open during the third lockdown.
Meanwhile, non-essential shops, hairdressers and salons have been forced to shut.
Pubs and restaurants will still be allowed to operate takeaway and delivery services – but takeaway pints are banned.