Nilo Cruz Beauty Salon Opens Amidst The Pandemic

The global health crisis has indeed affected a lot of businesses and workers. But it also sparks opportunity to build a new brand which can thrive despite these trying times. Award winning Hair and Make Up Artist Nilo Cruz saw this as a perfect timing and made a bold move to put up a his own beauty salon business in the country.

Nilo is highly-recognized for his works in hair and make up for years in the Philippines and also has his own salon in Virginia, USA. Recently, Nilo was able to join the The Make Up Show in New York and train with Jake Aebly, one of NYC in-demand Make Up Artist and influencer of high end cosmetic brand. He also won the MMFF Best Make Up Artist Award back in 2012.

Nilo Cruz has a decade of career in showbiz doing hair and make up to the stars, from different noon time show of ABS-CBN to being the Best Festival Make-Up of Metro Manila Film Festival, among his regular clients are Queen of All Media Kris Aquino, Comedy Queen Aiai Delas Alas, Dionisia Pacquiao, Kim Chiu, Gabby Concepcion, Mickey Ferriols, Alden Richards and many more. 

Though based in the US, Nilo does come back home to the Philippines and was unfortunately stranded due to the pandemic. However this gave him the idea to put up a salon business with his brand. The Nilo Cruz Beauty Salon will now have its first branch in the Philippines, particularly in his hometown of Mandaluyong City.

Opening the salon, this would generate employment as well as beauty services for the community which is now allowed under the GCQ guidelines. He made sure that precautionary measures and protocols are observed in order to keep his salon free from COVID-19. 

The salon has a disinfecting sanitizing mat, nano mist spray gun that kills most type of bacteria and viruses, face shields and gloves for his staff, plus a disinfection box for all the salon tools like scissors. Comb, hair clips and other items. Social distancing of 1 meter and mask upon entry is also enforced which is a standard for all businesses.

Mandaluyong Mayor Carmelita "Menchie" Abalos, shoe designer Jojo Bragais, and other personalities also dropped by at the opening of the salon still practicing proper social distancing and wearing of masks.

Nilo Cruz Beauty Artistry Salon is located in #82 Primo Cruz St in Brgy. San Jose in Mandaluyong City. For now they offer haircut, hair rebonding, kerabond, Brazilian, hair coloring, hair and make-up services to all. You may get in touch with them through their facebook page for inquiries and reservation.  

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