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Richard Ward, owner of Richard Ward Hair & MetroSpa wears a protective face mask as he works in his salon in London. Britain is preparing to join large swathes of Europe in a coronavirus lockdown designed to save its health care system from being overwhelmed. Pubs, along with restaurants, hairdressers and shops selling non-essential items will have to close Thursday until at least Dec.

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A roadside barber wearing a face mask attends a customer on the rail track during unlock 4.0, in Kolkata.

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Barber attend to a customer at his roadside stall during Unlock 3.0 at Chandni Chowk, in Delhi.

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A street barber, center right, chats with his customer in front of a graffiti honoring those on the frontlines in the fight against the coronavirus outside a train station in Mumbai.

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Temple barbers wearing protective suits tonsure the heads of devotees inside Tonsuring Hall, at Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada.

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A barber attends to an elderly person at his roadside stall in the backdrop of a graffiti on doctors, ahead of National Doctor's Day, in Mumbai.

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Beauticians wearing protective gear attend customers at a salon during unlock 1.0, in Kolkata.

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Barbers attend to customers at their roadside stall, without taking precautions against coronavirus, in Karad district.

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A hair-stylist wearing protective suit attends to a customer at a salon that opened after a gap of three months owing to COVID-19 pandemic, at Kandivali in Mumbai.

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A hair-stylist wearing protective suit attends to a customer at a salon that opened after a gap of three months owing to COVID-19 pandemic, at Ghatkopar, in Mumbai.

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A hairdresser in personal protective suit attends to a customer at a hair salon in New Delhi. Businesses and shops reopened in many states as a three-phase plan to lift the nationwide coronavirus lockdown began despite an upward trend in new infections.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Mayur vihar in New Delhi.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Mayur vihar in New Delhi.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Lajpat Nagar Market in New Delhi.

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Beauticians attend to a customer at a salon, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Guwahati.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Bengali Market in New Delhi.

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Beauticians wearing PPE kits attend a customer at a parlour that was opened during the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Hair-stylists wearing PPE kits attend to a customer at a salon, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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A barber wearing a PPE kit attends to a customer at his salon, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Shimla.

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A barber in protective gear attends to a customer at his shop after some ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Surat.

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A barber wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) gives a haircut to a customer, during the fourth phase of the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Jane Mbone, 7, arrives home after having her hair styled in the shape of the new coronavirus at the Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in the Kibera slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya.

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Margaret Andeya takes her daughter Gettrueth Ambio, 12, right, and her neighbor's daughter Jane Mbone, 7, left, back home after having their hair styled in the shape of the new coronavirus at the Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in the Kibera slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya.

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Gettrueth Ambio, 12, left, and her friend Jane Mbone, 7, arrive home after having their hair styled in the shape of the new coronavirus at the Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in the Kibera slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya.

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Gettrueth Ambio, 12, has her hair styled in the shape of the new coronavirus, at the Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in the Kibera slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya.

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Gettrueth Ambio, 12, center, Jane Mbone, 7, right, and Hamida Bashir, 3, left, have their hair styled in the shape of the new coronavirus, at the Mama Brayo Beauty Salon in the Kibera slum, or informal settlement, of Nairobi, Kenya. The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in East Africa, one with braided spikes that echo the virus' distinctive shape, with the growing popularity in part due to economic hardships linked to virus restrictions.

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