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Bangs are one of the easiest ways to change your look in a major way, without resorting to changes like hair length, color or texture. Done right, a fringe can make someone look young, chic and cooler-than-cool. Done wrong, you’ll spend months trying to grow them out.
Danielle Allyson, stylist at NYC’s Butterfly Studio Salon, says your face shape plays a role in what will work best on you.
OVAL: This shape is perfect for basically any bang. Select a bang that compliments your current cut to frame your face perfectly.
ROUND: Rounder shapes are pretty symmetrical. Choppy, asymmetrical bangs or long, face-framing bangs with a center part will help to elongate the face, drawing the ey
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I recently visited Fox + Jane Salon’s East Village Salon for a complimentary hair service of my choice. Since I’m not one to push the envelope too much — I’m usually a less is more sort of girl — I stayed away from neon hues and radical color changes and instead chose balayage, a highlighting technique that Fox + Jane has become known for.
Balayage, a French word meaning to paint, is different than traditional foil highlights in that they’re strategically painted on using a brush for soft, less noticeable regrowth lines, creating as much or as little impact as you desire. Your colorist can place them for less obvious outgrowth and give you an ombre look, do somet
Lorean Cairns is the driving force behind Fox & Jane, a top-rated salon with multiple locations in NYC, San Diego and Brooklyn. She’s known for her flawless expertise, cutting edge skills, dramatic color changes and gorgeous cuts. Cairns aimed to open a salon where culture, hospitality and talent were equally important. If Fox & Jane’s reputation is any indication, mission accomplished!
Her favorite clients, she says, “are just real life people who I’ve made a little connection with or helped to feel good about themselves but it would be pretty amazing to work on a beauty Icon from history like Marilyn Monroe or Audrey Hepburn. I’d love to give them a modern look – style them for
Soon after arriving in the United States from Italy, Umberto Savone attended beauty school and began cutting hair in New York City. He soon opened up a makeup/clothing/hair salon — a very cutting edge concept at the time — in Syracuse, NY and finally headed west to Los Angeles, California, where he now caters to clientele at his two Beverly Hills salons. A defining moment for Savone and his salon occurred in 1982. He knew that he and his team were well on their way when The Los Angeles Times wrote about the best haircutter in Los Angeles…Savone. Then, Time Magazine followed it up with a story about him as well.
His haircare expertise and styling techniques continue to make him an
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