A woman who opened her salon suite to show off her hairpiece and hair brushes last year in New York City was horrified when her salon room became a makeshift shrine.
The woman told ABC News she opened her room to celebrate the opening of a hair salon she hoped would open up her salon in New Jersey.
“I’m excited to open the salon because it’s my home, and I wanted to show my friends that I love them,” said Stephanie A. Siegel, a 27-year-old hair stylist from Los Angeles.
She said she started to see a pattern.
“There were a lot of hair products, and a lot more accessories.
It was overwhelming,” she said.
“And it was very overwhelming for me.
So I thought, ‘Oh, this is just a way to go.'”
Her salon was closed for three days because of the outbreak, but Siegel said she hopes to reopen the salon again this year.
“It was the most stressful time I’ve ever been through,” she told ABCNews.com.
“You have to really make it a priority and make it the most personal time.”
Siegel was so upset by the coronavirus outbreak that she started a salon at home to help people cope.
The Salon Suite at the New York Hotel & Casino was her way of giving back to her community, she said, even though she was not sure if it would be a good idea for her to open her salon on New Year’s Eve.
“This was my way of trying to help the community, and not just to say, ‘I’ll open my salon in the morning.’
I don’t think I’ll ever be able to do that.
But I’m here to help.”
The Salon suite was opened to show a few pieces of jewelry that belonged to a member of the public.
“What is it, 10 years ago, like it is today?”
Siegel told ABC.com, adding that the room was decorated with photos of her two children and her husband.
“But this year, I have a lot less jewelry.
I’m just happy to have more jewelry in my house,” she continued.
“If I was going to open up my salon again, it would have been the best of both worlds.
I have more in my room than I do in my salon.
It’s the most personalized, personal salon.”
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Why did I have to buy all my hairpieces and hairbrushes online?
Siegel and her salon are just one of thousands of hair salon suites in the United States that have become makeshift shrines to mark New Year, with some offering complimentary hairbrushing and other services.
The popularity of these salons is increasing as the cost of medical care and other necessities continue to skyrocket.
“People are buying these things online.
And you can get them at the best prices,” Siegel added.
“When I went to one, I thought I had to pay $2,000, but I went home with a few items for my kids.”
In some cases, the cost for the salon room was far more than what the salon owner would charge.
“The people who were opening up their rooms were just giving it to people who wanted it,” Sieg said.
Sauer said she is not concerned about the potential of a coronavivirus outbreak.
“We’ve been doing this for 10 years now,” she added.
But she said she doesn’t want the salon suite she opened to be the only thing she has to worry about this year if the outbreak continues.
“My heart goes out to anyone who is affected by this.
But for the people who are already sick and have to stay home, this has been great for them.
It just gives them something to be able do,” Sauer added.
I could have just gone to a salon if I’d known about the coronacovirus outbreak first.
Sessler said she learned about the outbreak from an article in a local newspaper, and decided to open an online salon.
“After I saw the article, I didn’t have the energy to go to a real salon.
But after I got the news, I went out and tried to open my suite,” she recalled.
“So now I’m able to get it open because I know I can get it closed.”
Sauer is not alone.
In February, Salon Suite opened to the public in a small salon in Connecticut, but that was not the first time it had opened for public viewing.
Sinker said she and her family went to the salon to celebrate her 25th birthday, and that she did not realize how much of a gift it would become to people visiting.
“All of us have had the same reaction to this,” she explained.
“A lot of people who know us are very happy to see us open, but a lot don’t know us