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Sally Hershberger Downtown

423 W. 14th St., 2nd fl, New York, NY, 10014
nr. Ninth Ave.

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Atmosphere: 4
Service: 6
"Mixed Reviews"

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By nycvisitor on 7/7/2005

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

If you are not famous, don't go. Rude, rude rude. Spa is months away from being ready, yet they are taking clients anyway. Taking their money that is...the worst facial I've had at any price in NYC! The salon was overbooked and riddled with mistakes...they bleached my eyebrows instead of drying them darker -- after keeping us waiting for over an apology, full charge. The conditioning treatment was a waste of time and money, I left with more tangles than I arrived with! Go somewhere else!

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660 out of 1287 people found this review helpful.


By elliemay on 8/20/2007

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

I have always gone to Robert Kree in the West Village, but with their recent closing was torn between finding a new stylist or following my old stylist from there. I have to say by the end of my haircut I was signing the salons praises and so happy with his new move. Perhaps you need to just find a stylist and stick with them? I've had plently of friends get awful haircuts uptown so it's really a matter of your stylist and being VERY clear about what you want. I always leave with the perfect color and the exact haircut I'd envisioned. Even the assistants were helpful! I left the salon in record time because I had not only my stylist but an assistant helping dry my hair so he could focus on my style.. If thats not quality I dont know what is. In a city full of overly ambitious hairdresses looking to make a statement its a rareity to find such an oasis in this salon. I had nothing but a positive experience and perhaps you should ask for Vincent in the future.

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405 out of 812 people found this review helpful.

Allison Is Wonderful - Treat yourself to a Fantastic Haircut

By yogazoot on 8/27/2007

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

Two years ago my Florida hair stylist moved to Colorado to open a salon. I have been to at least 20 different people since then and have not liked my hair in two years. We were planning a trip to Manhattan to visit our daughter so I did a google search for "the best hair stylist in Manhattan". Allison's name was mentioned several times. Now I know why. She is fantastic. She looked at my hair, listened to what I didn't like and then proceeded to give me a gorgeous new style. It has been several weeks and I still can't pass a mirror without saying, "I love my Hair". I can't wait until October when I can see her again. She is very artistic so you get a great haircut but also a wonderful flattering style.

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461 out of 918 people found this review helpful.


By jojomelons on 1/2/2011

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: 4
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I had Cory, one of the head stylists, cut my hair. He was so busy talking that he hardly paid any attention to what he was doing. Especially once he was handed a message from an assistant, he seemed to just stop caring all together, snipped a few more pieces and said he was done so he could just be finished with the appointment. Cut way too much length and gave me these choppy layers that don't blend. The bottom of my hair isn't straight or cut in a U or V-shape, it's just choppy and terrible. The biggest waste of $250. Now I have to wait four months in hopes that this disaster will grow out. Did I mention that his hands reeked of cigarette smoke? This salon is way overhyped and not worth the money. I will never come back.

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