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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
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So what is Ammon Carver’s latest chapter? He was recently named Creative Director for L’Anza Healing Haircare and has just opened a new eponymous salon in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood.
The Ammon Carver Studio is a hybrid hair salon/photo studio, designed to perfectly marry the two worlds he’s most passionate about — behind-the-chair work with salon clients and high-energy editorial work. With floor to ceiling windows and painted brick walls, it’s sleek and modern with a classic loft style. I was treated to L’ANZA Keratin Healing Oil Intensive Hair Masque ($79.95) and I can vouch for how reparative it is. It made my somewhat fried hair healthier looking, super shiny, and ful
We LOVE this trend! With more salons and spas offering new and unique ways to book appointments, GreatClips, the world’s largest hair salon brand (they have 3,000 salons worldwide!) has come out with the first ever Online Check-In. At the touch of a button, from your laptop, desktop, or smartphone, you have total control over your hair care experience. No more waiting on hold or getting the day/time wrong for your appointment, or showing up only to find out that the stylist is backed up. Greatclips.com puts you in the driver’s seat. You can log onto the site and choose your local salon, schedule an appointment that works for you, change or cancel, switch locations, check in, all
Meet the Hair Guru of Brooklyn Heights
A native of Italy, Fabio Scalia brings a wealth of global expertise to his popular hair salon in Brooklyn Heights, New York. Prior to opening the salon in 2003, Fabio trained with some of the best hair establishments in Europe, including Vidal Sassoon London and Jacques Dessange Paris. In New York he worked at the Legendary Warren Tricomi before opening his own establishment. At the tender age of 32, Fabio Scalia has left an indelible mark on the world of beauty, including runway looks, having lead backstage teams at Narciso Rodriguez, Betsey Johnson and Catherine Malandrino shows in New York. He believes that beauty lies in order and proportion