Just because the building front of 601 Madison Avenue gives no hint of the hair mecca within doesnâ€™t mean that entering Manhattanâ€™s Eiji Salon wonâ€™t knock your socks off. More treasure trove than hidden gem, the fifth floor salon embodies style, grace, and a serene modernism.
Recently, I had the fortune of receiving a haircut from the master himself, Eiji Yamane. A protÃ©gÃ© of dry-cut pioneer, the late and legendary John Sahag, Eiji (pronounced A-Gee) continues to evolve his mentorâ€™s approach with individually conceived cuts performed strand by strand on completely dry hair.
Before turning my locks over to Eiji, colorist Jessie performed his tinting mag