- 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.
Best Hair Salon for Brunettes
From the 2004 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).