Requirements for manicure and pedicure salons, massage parlours, cosmetic services and podiatric services

The following rules must be observed at establishments:

  • The person providing the service must use double protection for their respiratory passages, meaning a protective shield in addition to a face mask;
  • A distance of at least 2 m must be maintained between customers; likewise, a distance of at least 2 m must be maintained between one person providing the service and their customers and any other persons providing the service and their customers;
  • If a person providing the service or customer has a body temperature of 37°C or higher, or has other COVID-19 disease symptoms, they must be prevented from entering the establishment;
  • Disinfectant products for hand disinfection must be available at the establishment;
  • Antibacterial soap and disinfectant products to disinfect the hands, and disposable towels, must be available in restrooms;
  • Surface disinfection, including all used instruments, must be carried out after providing the service to each customer;
  • The floor must be disinfected at least once per day;
  • The person providing the service must use disposable gloves when performing their work (except for massages), which they will replace for every customer, disinfecting their hands with a product with a virucidal effect before putting the new gloves on;
  • The person providing a massage must disinfect their hands before and after the service;
  • Before the service is provided, the part of the customer’s body to be treated must be disinfected.

Other recommended measures:

  • Contactless payment should be preferred.
  • Implementation of a booking system with appointments for specific times is recommended.
  • The establishment must ensure that clients maintain a distance of at least 2 m from each other in the waiting area.