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Salon Shizen

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627 E. 6th St., New York, NY 10009 40.7240353 -73.9802645
nr. Ave. B  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-777-2128 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Hair Salon
  • Services: Hairstyling, Makeup Application

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Official Website

nyshizen.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 11am-8:30pm; Sun, 11am-7:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.; F at Second Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Organic Products

Profile

With a massive mural of a serene lake gracing the front wall, it’s impossible not to feel at peace in this small, cozy salon in the East Village. Appointments start with a consultation in one of six antique armchairs-turned-barbershop chairs, then things move on to a shampoo and a vigorous but incredibly relaxing head massage. The salon’s three founders, Yoko, Taiki, and Koshi, alternate between their Japan salon and this New York location, but supplement their New York staff with four other artistically minded stylists from Japan. Yoko also lassoed the talents of local Shea Butter manufacturer Dr. Amikole to create a custom moisturizing product for the salon. Jars of lavender- and rosemary-scented shea are both used and sold at Shizen, perfect for protecting against split ends or smoothing down frizz.

Student Discounts

Students receive 10 percent off with an I.D.

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