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Best of New York Beauty 2004

Best Hair Salon for Brunettes

  • Q Hair

    19 Bleecker Street, 212-614-8729

    Q Takahara and his wife, Karla Newgarden-Takahara, take brown, and its various hues, seriously. The couple has years of experience—Q worked as an editorial stylist, and Karla had a chair at Space in Soho—and they’ve made frequent trips to Japan, returning weighed down with innovative products. The Takaharas have a subtle touch that keeps clients happy—from the moment the addictive scalp massage begins till they walk out with even, natural color.

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