New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Fashion > Beauty > Orlo

All Reader Reviews of...

Orlo

34 Gansevoort St., 3rd fl, New York, NY, 10014
nr. Greenwich St.
212-242-3266

Avg. Rating

4
Atmosphere: 2
Service: 4
"Not Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

40% would go back.

Write your own review

Perfection-ha!

By Luvdbyevryone247 on 9/10/2014

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: 1
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I went to Joe after all the reviews and rave about him. Big mistake! I told him I wanted to make my platinum hair natural looking. First he died my hair the darkest shade of brown and told me it was a dark blonde. Through my sobs I demanded that he give me a full highlight. 8 hours later I left with brown hair and white highlights. I was embarrassed to be seen. Truly mortifying. I highly doubt if Orlando was there he would even have a job. If I could post pictures I would show you the monstrosity that was his work. I went home and the next morning was able to fix my own hair with 40 lift and a highlight golden blonde. He is supposed to be in a class of his own-ha! only if that class is for the truly incapable. Save your money and your hair. Beware!!!!

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Curly cut with Joe

By jilraf on 12/14/2011

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

I have thick, loose curls. Joe looked at my hair dry, then cut it wet, section by section. As he did each section, he would cut it straight (combing it out) and then loosen the straightness with his hands to encourage the curl so he could see it curly. I am happy with the shape, it looks fresh and sophisticated.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
47 out of 82 people found this review helpful.

Perfection is Joe

By ninipini on 1/26/2010

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

After years of thinking I was getting great haircuts at a "mega- Salon" I noticed a few things.... 1. my hair seemed to be getting thinner.. 2. I had no idea what my natural color was anymore... I was "vegged" into being a generic brunette .. a colour resembeling something too close to Snookie from the jersey shore.. I went to Orlo and was given Joe... Joe told me I was not loosing my hair like I feared... it was the layers and angles of my cut... 3 haircuts later I look like I have 3x more hair.... Jennifer preformerd miracled on my over "vegged " hair.. a plan that would allow my natural colour to come through withought looking like a reject from Hooters...

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
82 out of 165 people found this review helpful.

Unforgettable experience

By edwinabecker on 12/11/2007

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

My sister treated me to a full hair makeover and i have never felt so transformed. Joe gave me such a delicious haircut and Andre's color was truly inspired. The experience was truly exhilarating

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
144 out of 265 people found this review helpful.

Wonderful Experience

By Judy on 12/11/2007

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

I have been a long standing client of Orlo's since they opened. I get my hair colored with Andre (the best colorist I've ever been to) and I get my hair cut by Joe (sometimes if I'm lucky Orlando himself). Always a postive experience and I always feel more beautiful when I'm done. Everyone should be so lucky!

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
139 out of 268 people found this review helpful.

Add Comment

You will be prompted to sign in with your NYMag or
Facebook account.

  awful average excellent
In determining overall rating, service is given more weight.
Rate
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Atmosphere
Service
Would you go back?

Some Hints:

  • The best reviews give a clear sense of why you liked or disliked a restaurant, bar, or store. And that means details. Mention specifics dishes, type of crowd, pros and cons...
  • If it's helpful to compare one place to another, go for it.
  • Come up with clever, funny, pithy subject lines, and write in the first person.
  • Don't forget to read the user rating guidelines and rules.
CloseUpdating your review
By
| Not you?
Advertising
    [Could not open include /publish/nymag//daily/fashion.feeds.thecut.cut-listings.windows-1252.html]
The Cut Newsletter

Advertising