Sun Care for Summer Hair

During the hot sunny summer months our routines and personal wellness regimens change to meet the demands of our environment.  With the weather inviting us out to play we are exposed to more sun, and thus harmful UVA/UVB rays.  Most … Continue reading

Summer Style Challenge: Be Curly

Humidity-Resistant Curls for Summer!


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It’s no secret that Curly hair and Humidity don’t always get along.  Sure, the moisture is great for the health of our hair and skin, but it can leave your tresses frizzy and undefined.  What’s a curly girl to do?  Thankfully, the Parlor Beauty Squad has some pro tips to create beautiful curls that fight off the unflattering effects of the season’s weather. Continue reading

Summer Style Challenge: Braid, Set & Go!

Braid, Set, Go! With the change of the seasons comes a change of routine.  We must adapt to our new conditions as the weather shifts from cold and dry, to hot and humid. Creating a hair style that lasts through … Continue reading

Parlor on The Bachelorette!

ParlorDid you happen to catch us on this season of The Bachelorette?  Just in case you missed it, we have a clip of our feature here:

Kaitlyn, this season’s Bachelorette,visited her Bachelor co-star Ashley Salter at Parlor in the East Village for some advice on her latest tribulations, and a beautiful up-do for a night on the town in New York City with her suitors.

4th Annual Parlor Beach Clean-Up!

Earth Month and the
4th Annual Parlor Beach Clean Up!

beach2On Monday, May 4th, the Parlor Beauty Squad closed the doors to both salons, and rendezvoused Upstate at Nycak State Park. For the past 4 years, Parlor has partnered with Clean Ocean Action (COA) to educate and take action in keeping our waterways clean and safe, for both marine and human life. Continue reading

Parlor’s Earth Month 2015

It is our favorite time of the year at Parlor, and we don’t just mean Spring time! You may recall that Earth Day is celebrated at the end of April, but for us at Parlor, we have a salon tradition … Continue reading

Aveda and Nepal

Do you know the story behind our green paper gift sets? In the beautiful, elevated landscapes of Nepal, Aveda has partnered with communities who use the ancient art of lokta paper. These families are nestled between the peaking mountaintops. Their … Continue reading

Express Yourself With Alternative Hair That Pops

It’s safe to say that alternative hair colors have taken over this season. It’s not just the celebrity crowd either, but the people you’d least expect. The hues range from pastels to sharp reds and our stylists at Parlor cannot get enough … Continue reading

Spring Tunes For The Soul

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We’ve all experienced how music can transform ordinary moments into memorable snapshots. And now it’s time for our spring playlist to live up to that expectation. If you’re experiencing a music hibernation (i.e. listening to the same song on repeat for weeks on end) or if you just need a few refreshing songs then look below for tunes that’ll add positive vibes to the daily grind.

1. In The City In The Rain — The 6ths 
2. Baby It’s You — The Shirelles
3. Never Run Away (String Synth) — Kurt Vile
4. Some Velvet Mornings — Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood
5. Win — The Aikiu
6. Oscillate — Sohn
7. Forget It — Blood Orange
8. Tous Les Garcons Et Les Filles — Francoise Hardy
9. The Trip — Still Corners 
10. In The End — Charlotte Gainsbourg
11. Kind Of Guy — King Tuff
12. Burnout Eyes — oOoOO
13. Losing You — Solange