By Janene Mascarella
Ready for the ultimate heads up? We’re crowning these five beauty hotspots as the area’s top salons.
Ricardo Rojas Salon, UES on Madison Avenue
Tucked away among the designer shops and boutiques of Madison Avenue, the Ricardo Rojas Salon is a hidden gem with stylists who work with celebs such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker and Eva Longoria, to name a few.
Salon Gio & Day Spa, Dyker Heights, Brooklyn
This family owned salon and day spa offers cutting edge services and treatments in a pampered atmosphere reminiscint of the old world Tuscan era. From rose pedals and wild honey body wraps to flawless highlights or rejuvenating papaya facials, this Brooklyn beauty hotspot is the urban mecca of NY style. SalonGio.com
Hollywood Salon and Day Spa, Miller Place, NY
Owner Maryann Saccocio oversees a friendly and skilled staff where you can book anything from a picture perfect up-do, keratin straightening, to the nail sensation, “Shellac.” (There’s also a Kelly M Jewels boutique inside!) HollywoodSalons.com
BeSu Salon & Day Spa, Gramercy Park
Their focus is not only on the beauty experience, but on serving each client and their individual’s needs. BeSu is known for their talented stylists and they go over and beyond to make their clients’ visit memorable, such as their “while you wait” 30 minutes or less services. BesuSalonandSpa.com
Devachan Salon, SoHo
This salon is New York City’s sanctuary for all in-the-know curly girls and guys to get not only custom cuts, but curly color as well, thanks to the salon’s award winning, patented Pintura highlighting system. It’s only natural that the highlighting process for curly girls would be as unique as the cutting methods. DevachanSalon.com