58 RAK beauty parlors fined for being 'unhygienic'.

The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality has actually fined 58 hairdressers across the northern emirate this year so far for flouting health guidelines.

The erring barbers were snatched during surprise raids released in different parts of the emirate in the very first three months of the year, according to a leading official.

Munzir bin Shukr Al Zaabi, director-general of the RAK Municipality, said the optimum number of offenses were reported from women'd beauty salons. "Recent statistics show that 32 violations were identified at women's beauty parlours in the three months as compared to 26 reported from guy's salons throughout the exact same time period.".

Last year 85 offenses were reported from hair salons, and all the unfit products were seized and destroyed, said Al Zaabi. Large fines (unknown) were enforced on the erring shops.".

According to the Department of Economic Development, Ras Al Khaimah, approximately 603 beauty parlors are operating in the emirate. "These consist of 393 for guys and 210 for women.".

Khalifa Mohammed Almaktoum, Manager of the Health and Environment Department at the RAK Municipality, stated most of the infractions found were health related. "Some beauty salons were found utilizing risky and inappropriate beauty products.".

The RAK civic inspectors have taken various amounts of beauty products, consisting of ended creams, Henna, and dyes which later showed to be unsuited for human consumption, he included.

"Violations at guy’s hair salons consisted of not sanitizing the shaving and cutting tools, towels being utilized in unhygienic way, and people discovered cigarette smoking inside the beauty parlors," he discussed.

Almaktoum stated the RAK Municipality is really stringent on matters worrying public health and hygiene, and will not compromise on health-related concerns as it can cause spread of contagious illness.

Different fines and alerting letters were released versus the erring beauty parlor depending on the severity of the offense. Undertakings to never repeat the same violations were signed.".