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Head Quarterz Salon

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80 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10013 40.717098 -74.001782
nr. White St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-406-3381 Send to Phone

  • Reader Rating:

    10 out of 10


    68 Reviews | Write a Review

  • Type: Hair Salon
  • Services: Hairstyling, Manicure/Pedicure, Skincare & Facials

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Mon-Fri 9:30am-7:30pm; Sat-Sun, 9:30am-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6, J, N, Q, R, Z to Canal St.

Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa


The justly famous Japanese hair-straightening process works on almost every kind of unruly hairóbut it can run over $500 and, worse, leave roots brittle and broken. Enter Steve Kong, whose clean and airy Chinatown salon has been straightening hair shafts for more than a decade, for $150 less than the going rate (treatments start at $350). Kong is one of a handful of New York stylists with an advance certificate for the treatment. He tests hair and scalp, then custom mixes the chemicals and protective lotions so that your hair gets straightened without getting destroyed.

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