I'm taking the plunge tomorrow and going to have my hair trimmed. I stopped color when I passed 65 - so I am totally white now. Generally I wear my hair short and have sometimes gotten perms. Right now I am just having it trimmed. Having a perm means spending 2 hrs or so at the salon and I'm not ready for that - too nervous. You might want to consider just having your stylist trim and shape your hair which wouldn't derail your plan but would give her some income. I'm in Ohio and salons started opening May 15 and mine wasn't ready until May 19 so they should have all the sanitizing and rules in place. My fear is I wait too long to go in there will be a surge and then I definitely won't feel comfortable.I'm in a quandary about hair. I love my hair stylist. But over the last 18 months my goal has been to grow my hair long enough to pull into a ponytail for easy to care for when traveling or doing activities like 3 mile walks etc. Other than a few strands, it's getting there (about 5 inches past my shoulders).
I had also been contemplating letting it go grey. My roots have grown out 3-4 inches. Since my hair has been dyed a shade of blonde that usually faded in between color application, it's semi noticable but not if I had darker hair. My husband likes it grey, I'm not sure if I do or dont.
Obviously travel will be out for at least 12-18 months until countries open borders again, but I still go for walks etc. and like the length.
I know Kristin has been without salary for 2-3 months and will have decreased income because of new sanitizing requirements. I'm not sure I want to change my current hair plan, but I know know she needs income.