Leading salon chain to charge extra for “colour detox”

A leading chain of hair salons is going to charge customers more to undo the damage caused during lockdown.

Peter Mark's salons are due to re-open on Monday along with hairdressers and barbers across the country.

It says customers may be charged an extra 60 euro for a "colour detox" if they dyed their hair at home over the last few months.

There may also be a 45 euro charge for clients whose hair colour has faded since their last appointment.

Margaret O'Rourke Doherty, CEO of the Hair and Beauty Industry Confederation, says the added costs are justified: