Circuit breaker anniversary: Grooming put on hiatus

A model uses the Osim uGlow galvanic facial device.
A model uses the Osim uGlow galvanic facial device.PHOTO: COURTESY OF OSIM

SINGAPORE - When beauty salons shut last year on April 7, consumers were sent into a tizzy. Hair colouring treatments, manicures, hair removal and facials were officially deemed "non-essential" and made to take a back seat.

A few weeks later, hairdressing and barber shops offering basic haircuts were shut too, as part of tightening circuit breaker measures.

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