Posts tagged "salons"

This App Will Send Beauty And Fitness Pros Right To Your Door

If you live in Manhattan, a new app called PRIV will send beauty, fitness, or wellness pros right to your apartment within an hour. Through PRIV, you can request a personal trainer, yoga instructor, masseuse, hairstylist, manicurist or aspray-tanning pro to pay a house call (or even visit your office). Essentially, it's like…
By: Claire Hannum / July 29, 2014

The Soapbox: Let’s Take The “Man” Out Of Mani/Pedi

I boldly venture into sexist territory. I move we take the “man” out of mani/pedi. Why? Because sitting next to someone of the opposite sex in my nail salon is different than sitting side-by-side with another woman. It just is. I fully accept that some nice metrosexual may want his nails buffed or feet scrubbed…
By: Lorraine Duffy Merkl / December 29, 2011

The Most Popular Salon In Town

Look at the specials at this salon, which I'm assuming is the most popular salon in town. The customers must be banging down the door screaming, "I want to go to there." [World of Wonder]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 9, 2010

Salon Owner Accused Of Swindling Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Cher

Maria Gabrielle Perez styles the hair of Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Cher, Liv Tyler, and Melanie Griffith at the beauty salon Chez Gabriela Studio. Naturally, her services are expensive. But this is just ridiculous. After paying with credit cards at the salon, these stars' information was skimmed and, afterwards, mysterious charge…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 19, 2010

Should I Get A Cut Or Color First?

I go to two separate hairdressers for my cut and color, yet often I like to schedule both appointments within a few days of each other to take care of my hair as quick as I can. Perhaps you also have stylists you stay loyal to, or you're pressed for time and need to…
By: Leonora Epstein / November 16, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Marilyn Monroe’s Receipt, Casual Sex, And A Tragic Death

A hair salon receipt from the Beverly Hills' Elizabeth Arden salon signed by Marilyn Monroe (who paid $15 for a treatment) will be auctioned today at Christie's, with its estimated value between $1,500 and $2,000. What exactly does one do with something like this, hang it beside her dressing table? [Christie's]…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 25, 2008