Hair Aid 2020 Cut a Thon

International hairdressers are banding together to take part in the inaugural Hair Aid Global Cut-A-Thon that will be held in communities, towns, and cities across the globe. Hairdressers across Australia (and the world) will be participating on Sunday, March 29. With the impact of COVID-19 we will be postponing the Cut a Thon, but we…

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Hair Journey with Olaplex

by Jaclyn Chan, Level 2 Stylist & Olaplex Educator My hair journey began at a large salon on Long Island, NY which was compartmentalized, having us choose between cut and color. This would shape our career tracks and it certainly shaped mine. I chose to do cutting and style and spent the following 16 years…

Holiday Gift Guide – Gift Boxes

Once the leaves begin to fall and the Harvest decorations go up we all know what that means…It’s the beginning of the holiday season! Our passion at [salon]718 is to continuously promote beauty to the world. In the true holiday spirit of giving, we extend that passion to all of our wonderful clients and their loving families and…

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Learning Resources & Activities For Kids

Social distance doesn’t have to put a damper on your child’s learning. Here are some suggestions for fun & educational online resources to help children explore and learn while they are at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. SwitchZoo Animal Games: Kids make new animals by switching their parts. Switch Zoo has 142 species, and the website…

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Mask Up Hair Down

Salon 718 pledges $3,750 worth of salon vouchers for those impacted by COVID-19 Company extends gesture of kindness during the pandemic Brooklyn, NY August 3,  2020: With many people impacted by COVID-19, Salon 718 responds with hair salon vouchers for those in need and those individuals fostering COVID-19 support within their community.  From August 5-31,…

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Modern Salon Feature: Beauty with Purpose

Read the Full Article Beauty with Purpose Stylists want to leave a lasting impact on their clients but not on the earth. Reducing their carbon footprint means partnering with brands that are also looking to reduce waste, energy and water-use. Pureology Professional Color Care has a new look, new packaging, and a streamlined portfolio Still…

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Our Culture

By Christine, Level 3 Stylist Seven years ago, I literally stumbled upon a cute salon while walking my dog in downtown Brooklyn. The salon was closed, but as I peered inside, I noticed the hanging blowdryers and said, “That’s so different! This would be a cute place to work at. I wonder if they’re looking…

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Our Four Pillars

[salon]718 lives by our four pillars that create our foundation. Integrity, Community, Inclusiveness, and Education. We promise to create [with a unique and sophisticated touch], a community [filled with integrity], that is inclusive [of all beauty] Our promise is our vow of trust to create as passionate artists with the license to do so. Our…

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Pureology Spotlight

By Katie & Aida, Pureology Artists & Level 3 Stylists It’s fall in the city, and with winter approaching our hair needs some serious hydration.  At [salon]718, we carry only the best products for our clients’ hair, and one of the amazing lines we carry is Pureology. If you haven’t tried Pureology, here are some…