Minnesota's salons and barbershops have been open, but how's it going?

Gov. Tim Walz gets his haircut
Gov. Tim Walz gets his haircut by Erin Diede as he stopped in the morning at Capitol Barbers in the Minnesota State Office Building on Friday, June 5, 2020, in St. Paul. Walz went for a haircut and then toured some of the sites where vandalism occurred during the George Floyd protests.
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Three weeks ago, hair salons and barbershops opened for the first time since mid-March.

Some salons are experiencing long lines and hours-long waits. Others are having a hard time luring back their customers.

Were you someone who made an appointment as soon as restrictions lifted? Or are you still maintaining your hair at home?

Guests:

Chris Farrell is MPR News senior economics contributor.

Melissa Taylor is the owner of The Beauty Lounge Minneapolis.

Bilal Saleem, also known as Mr. B, is the owner of B’s Barbershop in the St. Paul skyway.

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