- Cozy’s Cuts For Kids
1416 Second Ave.; 212-585-2699
When it comes to getting your toddler a trim, the priority isn’t just a stylish cut: To make it through the ordeal without tears, tantrums, and fidgeting can seem like a miracle. Cozy’s has lots of distractions (from superhot Webkinz to custom-made simulated Porsche barbers’ chairs) and specially trained stylists who can handle everything from trimming bangs to a fancy updo. Unlike the revolving staff elsewhere, most hairdressers here have clocked at least ten years at the salon. While you won’t go wrong at any of the mini-chain’s branches, the Upper East Side location is the newest and arguably the best, whether your child’s mane is extra-curly or superfine. Haircuts are $29, but come prepared to spend more on adorable barrettes or house-brand hair products.
Best First Haircut
From the 2007 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).