For Perfect Hair Volume & BounceWe are quickly approaching the end of the year. Undoubtedly, everyone is gearing up for an unusual holiday season. For the most part, many of us will be holding very small and quiet gatherings, perhaps virtual celebrations will be in place this year. Either way, we still want to look our very best, and nothing says happy festive mood than beautiful revitalize voluminous hair. We turn to hair stylist Valerie Hyams for answers on how to achieve the perfect hair bounce this holiday season. In fact, as a Kérastase ambassador, Valerie showed us how the new Chronologiste line is the hair savior we’ve all been waiting for! Model: Samantha Kumiko Photographer: Riccardo Piazza “I absolutely love the new Chronologiste line. It is one of the most versatile hair care lines I've ever worked with. It is designed to revitalize the hair from scalp to ends. The results are mind blowing bounce, volume and gorgeous shine.” Valerie Hyams, Fabio Scalia Brooklyn HeightsChronologiste by KerastaseWhat makes this collection so special? “The ingredients used are what makes this line a game changer. In fact, Chronologiste is formulated with Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E, and Abyssine.” Can you explain in layman's terms? “Absolutely! Hyaluronic acid moisturizes and hydrates both the scalp and fiber. Next, vitamin E works as a protector from external aggressors. Finally, abyssine is the invigorating agent that regenerates the hair fiber and results in that bounce we all crave”What is your favorite product from the line? “Without a doubt the Pre-Cleanse Regenerant. Because of the charcoal, it purifies the scalp and removes all impurities. Admittedly, amazing hair cannot happen if you don’t pay proper attention to the scalp. It’s the root of everything!” Apply for thermal protection and complete frizz controlFinal ResultsModel: Samantha Kumiko Photographer: Riccardo Piazza Drop a comment below, and book your next appointment by clicking right here.
In our last blog post we talked about what makes for a successful hair salon visit. A good salon visit leaves you feeling beautiful and reinvigorated. The hair diagnosis is the most crucial step of the salon consultation. Why is a hair diagnosis important? The whole idea behind a hair diagnosis is for the stylist to determine the best course of action to address the current issues you are experiencing with your hair and scalp. At Fabio Scalia salons, our aim is to provide a personalized hair care regimen that is unique to your hair concerns. Is hair diagnosis just another fancy word for a salon consultation? Good question! A hair diagnosis is much more thorough and comprehensive. During a diagnosis the hairdresser will take a closer look at your scalp and hair fiber.Furthermore, it lets the stylist determine what are the most appropriate and beneficial treatments for you, as well as the right products for you to use at home. Photos by Riccardo PiazzaThe Final ResultsHair Styling by Samantha Gradilone in our Brooklyn Heights salonPhoto by Riccardo PiazzaThink about this next time you visit the salon! Drop a comment below, and book your next appointment by clicking right here.
Have you ever wondered what designates a successful salon visit? For starters, a good hair stylist will always ask, 'how does the haircut make you feel?' A good hairdo should never feel overpowering or overwhelming. On the contrary, a good haircut makes you feel bold and empowered.In times of COVID, wherein mask wearing has become a prerequisite for stepping outside, the importance of the hairdo as an identifier has soared. We find many clients asking for a haircut that makes them recognizable, even while wearing a face mask. A great example is Anna Wintour and her iconic bob. The hair style has become not only a staple of her unique style but an instant identifier in a social context. "After months of lockdown, I find many of my clients are feeling much more daring and willing to try out new things when they visit the salon"Giuseppe Bicceri, Fabio Scalia SoHoA good hairdresser recognizes the subtle and unique traits in a client. They use these observations as the starting point to create a hairdo that not only looks good but most importantly that feels authentic to the person. Think about this next time you visit the salon! Drop a comment below, and book your next appointment by clicking right here.
Fabio Scalia salons is happy to introduce Mirian Lima. Mirian is a New York based hair artist. She recently joined our SoHo salon. We are very excited to share with you some of her work and inspiration. The level of experience Mirian brings to the Fabio Scalia brand is plentiful. With 27 years of experience under her belt, it is safe to call her a veteran in the industry.For Mirian working in a hair salon that prioritizes education is the best way to stay current and up-to-date with trends and techniques. “Working within a salon has many advantages. I’ve gained so much insight and knowledge from working closely with a team that is as passionate about hair as me. We experiment and learn together, share classes and education resources. We support and assist each other. It’s a great sense of community!” The most rewarding part of her job is making her clients feel better than when they first came in. Mirian understands the power a transformation can have on a person’s entire outlook. She loves giving her clients that boost of confidence. “The look on their face after a makeover it’s priceless!” In terms of specialization, Mirian is a hair artist, she does it all and her loyal client base is proof of her versatility. Furthermore, being Dominican, Mirian understands the relationship women of color have with their hair. Thus, she draws enjoyment from working with ethnic and textured hair. She is adept with keratin treatments and her true passion is color. She uses different techniques and shades and aims to create a most natural look. Mirian Lima is available for bookings in the Fabio Scalia SoHo salon. Located at 311 W Broadway New York, NYTo book an appointment call 212-343-0523 or click here to book online.
Fabio Scalia is thrilled to welcome Veigas to our SoHo salon team. Veigas is an incredibly talented hair stylist that has been working in the hair industry for the last ten years. I sat down with her to chat a little bit about all things hair.“As a hair stylist you must not only understand what your client wants, but in order to deliver that you must first gain a clear view of their lifestyle, personality, attitudes, interests, the way they carry themselves. These are all the things I like to find out before creating a look for someone.” For Veigas, being a good listener is a requisite to become a successful hair stylist. She agrees, "the consultation is the most vital part of the hair salon visit." It is during consultation that she is able to delve into the world of the client.Her determination and drive is fueled by inspiration. Her own professional experiences have taught her that education feeds inspiration. Thus, Veigas is a strong believer in the power of constant education. She emphasizes that remaining ahead of the curve and on top of trends is what sets apart the top hairstylists from the rest.Veigas is available for bookings in the Fabio Scalia SoHo salon. Located at 311 W Broadway New York, NYTo book an appointment call 212-343-0523 or click here to book online.
For the last couple weeks, New York City residents have been slowly resuming their lives. For many, visiting the hair salon falls at the top of the priority list. However, for many people leaving the house is still a source of anxiety and hesitation. If you are one of those people who has chosen to stay home for the time being, this blog post is for you! Because staying home shouldn’t mean neglecting your hair care. We’ve previously discussed the incredible Kerastase Fusio-Dose in-salon treatment. Fusio-Dose is well known for providing an instant hair transformation that you can see and feel. For many clients getting a Fusio-Dose treatment is a must when visiting the salon. But, did you know that your hairdresser can customize a 4-week at-home regimen specifically made for you? Fabio Scalia salons carry the Fusio-Dose Homelab. This box kit includes 4 doses of booster and 4 doses of concentrate. Mix the booster and the concentrate and voila you have a 4-week regimen that will nourish your hair and leave it completely transformed. Tailor-made for youThe boosters and concentres are prescribed by your stylist. According to Kerastase there are about 20 customizable solutions for every hair needs! So whether your hair lacks density, nutrition, strength, shine, brilliance, texture, etc. the Fusio-Dose Homelab can help you restore the quality of your hair. Normally, the stylist assesses the condition of your hair in the salon and chooses the treatment blends that are best suited for you. However, in order to cater to those clients that are at home, we are currently offering virtual video consultations with a Fabio Scalia stylist. Once the stylist determines the best blend for you, we will ship your Homelab box to you. Check out the video below that shows you how easy it is to use at home. https://youtu.be/nniVkIqJN6oSchedule your appointment with us todayFabio Scalia is an upscale hair salon in SoHo and Brooklyn Heights. We offer services such as haircuts, styling, balayage, coloring and extensions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys1LjkLgrxMSummer is around the corner and the most popular transformation for the season is to go for brighter hair. What we often tend to forget is that going too light too fast will always compromise the integrity of your hair. Hence, for this week's blog we listed 4 Steps that will help you get to bright and healthy hair without the damage.1. Go to a professional hair coloristTo get that perfect hair color is an art of chemistry. A professional hair colorist that actually knows what they are doing and have experience is of the utmost necessity. Furthermore, a professional hair colorist will always conduct a detailed consultation and will take into consideration the current state of your hair. We can never stress enough the importance of a thorough consultation. 2. Plan aheadDepending on how light you want to go with your color, it is always recommended to go lighter in stages, rather than doing a complete drastic transformation in one sitting, which will undoubtedly damage your hair. Lightning your hair progressively will keep your hair healthy and strong. Remember that good things takes time!3. Routine moisturizing treatments are a must Every time you color your hair it's very important to conduct routine hair treatments to keep your hair healthy and moisturized. At Fabio Scalia salons, we offer hair treatments and masks that address all types of problems. Some of our favorites are Kerastase's K-Water Treatment for glow or the Fusio-Dose for rich moisture and strengthening the hair fibers. 4. Use the right productsAfter care products for colored hair are so important to maintain your color and your hair healthy. Our stylists at Fabio Scalia will always help to guide you toward the right products you should use for the best result for your hair.Schedule your appointment with us todayCheck out the video to see the process in action. If you have any questions please drop a comment below!Fabio Scalia is an upscale hair salon in SoHo and Brooklyn Heights, New York. We offer services such as haircuts, styling, balayage, coloring and extensions.
Meet Mellisa Goodwin We met with model and actress Mellisa Goodwin to talk about hair color. Hair pigment changes in the hair are very common. However, we don't speak enough about how common it is for people in their twenties to experience these changes as well. Mellisa's started to notice some hair pigment changes in her hair a few months back. Understandably, the problem became worrisome and made her very anxious. The right way to tackle the problemIf you start to notice pigment changes in your hair color, do not panic! It's very common and can have many different reasons behind it. One of the most common reasons is stress, autoimmune diseases or if you are vitamin deficient. We found a great article that explains the most common reasons here!Mellisa used box color dye in order to take care of the problem. This is the wrong way to approach the problem. You always want to go to a professional hair colorist. They are experts in understanding hair pigment changes and how the hair reacts to chemicals. Consult with them before you put anything in your hair. Box color did not give Mellisa the result that she had hoped for. Instead if left her with undesirable color bends in her hair. This is where our color specialist Giulia stepped in to make sure Mellisa would get the hair color she desired. The Process Giulia's first step in the process was to start by removing the pigment from her previous box color dye. Then, she did a single process color which takes care of the base color. After, Giulia followed with a balayage technique aimed at correcting the color bends imprinted by the box color dye. The balayage technique allowed Giulia to break the bends and blend everything nicely together. Finally, Giulia added a gloss to tone it all down and give it a nice shine!Press play to check out the process and please comment below for any questions, and you are always welcome for a hair consultation if you are uncertain of your hair! Schedule your appointment with us today Check out the video to see the process in action. If you have any questions please drop a comment below! Fabio Scalia is an upscale hair salon in SoHo and Brooklyn Heights, New York. We offer services such as haircuts, styling, balayage, coloring and extensions.
Have you ever wondered how people get that shiny glow on their hair? what products do they use? Well seek no more! Fusio-Dose by Kerastase is a very special treatment available at Fabio Scalia salons. Fusio-Dose gives your hair instant density and texture. It hydrates the hair and makes it look more alive. Who is Fusio-Dose for? Everyone! The Fusio-Dose treatment is specially beneficial for the busy woman who doesn't have a lot of time in her everyday life to maintain her hair and wants immediate results. It's a perfect add-on service when you come in for a blow dry and want an extra boost for your hair.What makes Fusio-Dose stand out? The Fusio-Dose treatment works instantly, it doesn't have to sit in your hair for long and there is no downtime or after treatment needed. It is the perfect express treatment on the market! When is this treatment recommended? Fusio-Dose is recommended for clients who would like to have an instant visible result. In addition, Fusio-Dose works magic on dry and devitalize hair. This is because the treatment goes into the hair fibers to supply extra moisture and hydration. Fusio-Dose is the perfect treatment to do in combination with a blow out or haircut. What are the results from Fusio-Dose? Your hair will feel instantly moisturized. Furthermore, expect visible higher density and strengthening to the hair fibers. In this video you can see the difference in the before and after footage. The Science Behind The science behind the Fusio-Dose technology is in the tailor-made fresh blend that contains the most active ingredients that penetrates each hair fiber for instant transformation. It contains vitamins such as Amino Shine and Vitamin E.The treatment is applied section by section on newly washed hair. It is then massaged into the hair, brushed through and rinsed. After the treatment, your hair will be styled with a customized Kerastase product on blow dried hair and you are good to go! Schedule your appointment with us today Check out the video to see the process in action. If you have any questions please drop a comment below! Fabio Scalia is an upscale hair salon in SoHo and Brooklyn Heights, New York. We offer services such as haircuts, styling, balayage, coloring and extensions
Finding the perfect hair color can be anything but easy. At Fabio Scalia salons we love a good hair transformation. Our stylists take pride in staying current, and continually expanding their craft. Their vast knowledge and experience allows them to customize services that fit their clients style, life and personality. Our goal is simple, to provide our clients with a personalized session that focuses on the integrity and long-term improvement of their hair. In other words, we want you to love living with your hair.Color Has the Power to Transform In today's blog post, Brooklyn Height's color expert Giulia Farella gives us a view into one of her client's recent hair transformation and the importance of choosing the right color:The magic starts during the consultation, this is where the client shares her expectations and past experiences with color. At this point, my job is to assess the current state of the hair. For this particular client the strand test confirmed her hair was virgin, which made the process a lot more easy for me. Emma wanted to transform to a medium brown base color that holds and overall natural look. My vision for her was to transform her very dark color into a very soft color. The right hue has the power to soften all of her features and bring out the best in her. Furthermore, I decide in the moment as the appointment moves along, what the necessary steps to achieve that goal. I paint subtle pieces and create my masterpiece. After the appointment is done, I suggest her to come back in 8 weeks to do a gloss. After the service, it is very important to direct clients to the right products to purchase to maintain the color, i.e shampoo, conditioner, conditioning mask.If you'd like to check out some other incredible transformations, check out Giulia's instagram.When you are ready to transform to the hair of your dreams, click here to book your appointment with Giulia today!