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Head Quarterz Salon

80 Lafayette St., New York, NY, 10013
nr. White St.
212-406-3381

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10
Atmosphere: 10
Service: 10
"Highly Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

99% would go back.

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Excellent for straightening and blow-outs!

By jeannieb on 5/17/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Steve and all of the staff at Head Quarterz do an amazing job! Before I got my hair straightened here, it was a frizzy, kinky nightmare to the point where I would be constantly teased about it in school for years. The first time I got it done, I couldn't believe they had gotten it so straight and everyone I know complemented me! The price was very fair, too, especially for a New York City salon and considering my hair was so curly and thick, the process took 8 hours. Steve and John always make me feel comfortable. In between getting my hair straightened, I get blow-outs and they come out looking so good, you'd swear I did the whole process again! This place really changed my life! :)

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81 out of 137 people found this review helpful.

Steve, you are the best!!!!!

By LindaTong on 6/20/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Steve, I have been coming to you for years and you have never disappointed me. I always love my hair cut and for the past few years I love my Japanese hair straightening. That's why I keep coming back to you. I love my last cut. You did an excellent job. Your staff are always friendly and attentive. I am your client for life. Thanks for being the best.

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86 out of 148 people found this review helpful.

Steve is great!

By rachelnkathy on 6/30/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I come all the from New Jersey just to get a haircut from Steve! I trust no one else to do my hair other then Head Quartez. I always trust Steve's opinions and my hair always comes out looking like a million bucks! He is very reasonable and I would definitely recommend this great salon to any one.

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82 out of 142 people found this review helpful.

Steve is the BEST out there !!

By zanie on 8/20/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I also travel all the way from New Jersey to see Steve. I would trust no other stylist with my hair. He did the Japanese Straightening treatment the first time I went and my hair looked and felt amazing. It also lasted for a long period of time, unlike most treatments. Now I just recently dyed my hair platinum blonde with black and he got the exact hair color I wanted. I am always completely satisfied with his work and wouldn't recommend any other stylist.

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68 out of 119 people found this review helpful.

no one better than Steve

By Huimin_nyc on 11/27/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I found Steve on the internet when I first came to the NYC, because he is the hair stylist for Miss New York Chinese pageant. And after that he was my barbar and he never disapointed me, no matter on hair cut, highlight or straightening. I have also tried a couple of times other places occationally suggested by friends, but they were not comparable to Steve. I feel so lucky to have Steve taking care of my hair. My hair makes me beautiful!

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68 out of 127 people found this review helpful.

Steve was awesome!!!

By cleo_chong on 12/9/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 8
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I was referred to this salon by a friend of mine. The overall appearance was like a typical salon, but it was very clean. The service was amazing, I felt like I was treated like a VIP. They were attentive, and professional like. I got the Japanese straightening treatment. They analyzed the texture of my hair to determine which type of chemical will be most affective and less damaging. I normally do not like numerous ppl touching my hair like in other salons I've been to. I like this salon more because there was only two ppl treating my hair, Steve and his assistant, Loo. Loo was very patient. I spent about 5hrs there. At the end of the treatment, I felt relaxed and great. I will definitely come back in 3months! See you in 3months Steve!

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79 out of 130 people found this review helpful.

Worth the trip Downtown

By stevenetavlin on 4/11/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 9
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've beeen taking my wife and daughter to Steve at Headquarterz for over a decade.With all the places on the upper west side, they insist on having Steve to cut their hair. Theyalso love the colorist, and Steve is beyond professional. He takes his work as serious as a surgeon doing a triple bypass on a family member. I also don't complain about the prices.Very reasonable for the quality you get. I think he's the best and it's only a five minute walk to 17 Mott. my favorite Chinatown restaurant doesnt hurt either. Steven, Sherry and MJ T.

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114 out of 171 people found this review helpful.

Steve and Ken

By designs on 5/1/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

They never disappoint me and I always love my haircut. I come back to them all the time. Love it. Excellent skills!

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88 out of 155 people found this review helpful.

steve

By gailfrayna on 4/28/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

steve not just gave me the best hair treatment there is but also gave me the best advice on how to take care of my hair. he educated me on how to properly dry my hair and what my weekly and monthly maintenance would be. he is the best hair dresser out there that i know of. i have never met anybody who is as passionate as steve with his profession. two thumbs up!

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75 out of 141 people found this review helpful.

Best, best, best!

By Trohablo on 6/20/2011

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I've had my hair straightened a few times before I came here. My hair is super curly, frizzy, and really just plain gross. The other times that I've had the straightening done I was a hair model, but the price of the process was over $800. For considerably less money than that, Steve used the exact same kind of treatment and gave me the very same result, all while explaining each and every step to me. Honestly, this place is awesome because they educate you on what exactly they are doing to your hair, and teach you about taking care of your hair to help the treatment look the best. It's also super comfortable (if you have to be stuck at any salon for 4+ hours, this one makes it painless), there's free wireless so you can bring your computer, and everyone is so nice. Steve is incredibly professional, Mary was great, and all in all, I highly recommend it here and am completely happy with my super straight, really easy to manage hair - REALLY beats blow drying and flat ironing, especially in the summer. THANK YOU STEVE! I'll be back!

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82 out of 167 people found this review helpful.

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