Salon Stories

A Salon to See: Riccardo Maggiore on Fifth!

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Over the weekend, Deanna and I were lucky enough to be invited to review Riccardo Maggiore’s new salon location in the flat iron district. What a beautiful salon — and conveniently located just a short walking distance from Penn Station. Upon arriving at the salon (about a half an hour earlier than scheduled) the staff was…

Product Review of the Day: Babyliss ItaliaBrava Dryer!

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If you are a stylist, chances are you have already heard of the latest Italian dryer by Babyliss, the ItaliaBrava. I could not wait to get my hands on it to try it out after seeing it at this years show! We were lucky enough to get a sample last week and we have been loving…

January Jones Battling Hair Loss!

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January Jones is blaming her battle with hair loss on the many different hair color changes she has made this year! Over-dying is Over-drying! Keep your hair hydrated and share with us your hair horror story!

Hairy Situation Handbook

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Going to a salon or spa should be relaxing and rejuvenating, but it can turn something entirely else when you have to face hairy situations like product-pushing aestheticians or waiting too long for your turn in the chair. This weekend, as I was recovering from turkey coma, I flipped through a useful list of tips…

How to Assure You Get a Good Cut

Have you ever gone to get your hair cut and the hair stylist asks you what you want?  You play with your hair for a few seconds and say I want this.  The stylist then proceeds to cutting your hair.  30 mintues later it is a complete disaster!  It happens to me all of the…

Paul Mitchell CEO Exec Produces FUEL


John Paul DeJoria assumes the role of executive producer of FUEL, the 2008 Sundance Audience Award winning documentary directed by environmentalist Josh Tickell which investigates the replacement of fossil fuels with renewable energy.  FUEL is an insightful portrait of America’s addiction to oil and an uplifting testament to the immediacy of new energy solutions.  DeJoria…

Michelle Obama's Stylist Rahni Flowers


Some may or may not know the real man behind Michelle Obama’s fabulous hair. His name is Rhani Flowers and he is fabulous. He has been doing Michelle’s hair since she was 18, yes 18! Rhani is a true stylist with innovation, vision, and down to earth charm. His team did the entire Obama group…