Bachelor Alum Amanda Stanton Defends Decision to Drive from Calif. to Arizona to Get Her Hair Done

"I choose to be honest with you guys when I could choose not to be," Stanton wrote. "I've seen so many people traveling by plane, hanging out in groups etc and doing much worse and not receiving ANY hate. I feel really good about doing my part during this pandemic. That's all!"

All those living in California have been asked to shelter in place in a bid to stop the spread of the potentially deadly virus.

On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced an ease in requirements for reopening businesses, suggesting that salons may be allowed to open in some parts of the state next month, the Los Angeles Times reported.

In Arizona, it is encouraged that patrons at salons and barbershops stay physically distant and avoid going out if sick. State guidance also asks salon owners to operate at a reduced capacity and take extra safety and cleanliness measures.

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