If you are looking for the crème de la crème of hair colorists, New York City is sure to have what you need. It is home to some of the most experienced and cutting-edge hair salons and celebrity stylists specializing in color. The following are just a few of the many color specialists you can find in The Big Apple.
Sharon Dorram at Sally Herschberger
Sharon Dorram's signature color styling is natural and dynamic. She is one of the premiere colorists in the field and is a master of blending and shades. She is known for finding the perfect shade for each of her clients. However, the best of anything comes at a steep price and a master colorist in New York is no exception. The salon is located at 17 East 17th street in Manhattan.
Rita Hazan, and her salon, is known for immaculate hair coloring and highlights. Hazan specializes in corrective color treatments and only works with color. But while at the salon you can get a haircut and styling. Her single process color ranges from $100-$250, while highlights or double process color can be anywhere between $250 and $750. Rita Hazan Salon is located at 720 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Nick Arrojo, the celebrity stylists, and his team are experts in both haircuts and color services. Half of the salon is the Color Studio, fully dedicated to hair coloring. They have a "color dispensary" lab that produces any shade needed. Nick Arrojo is serious about hair color as is his incredibly well trained staff of stylists. Color services range from $56 to $186. Arrojo Studio is located at 180 Varick Street in Manhattan.
De Berardinis Salon
This salon, owned by Adrian De Berardinis, is known for its innovative color treatments. The father and son team invented a process called "Baci de Sole" in which color is brush on teased hair to give it a more natural look. The salon is located at 155 West 21st Street in Manhattan.
Dop Dop Salon
This salon offers twenty-one stylists and multiple levels of color technicians to choose from. If you opt for the very lowest and least experience "Technician", a single process will cost you $80 and a double process will cost you "135. The prices go up as the level of experience increases until to get to the owner, Jo Blackwell-Preston, who charges $150 for single process and $250 for double. In between the first level and the owner there are four other levels to choose from. The salon is located at 170 Mercer Street in Manhattan.
Eiji Yamane's salon has seventeen stylist and nine colorists to choose from. They have a large celebrity clientele and are always up to date with the latest techniques and processes. Eiji is located at 601 Madison Avenue in Manhattan.
Other hair salons specializing in color in New York include Cutler Salon, Antonio Prieto Salon, Fabio Scalia Salon and Ion Studio.