Embrace your Beautiful

by Ariana, Level 2 Stylist This past year has taught us what it means to truly slow down, listen and observe what is in front of us. Instead of keeping up with the latest hair trends we had to embrace what was happening naturally and that within itself is a trend. Whether that looked like…

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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…

Happy Pride

Happy Pride Month

We are inclusive [of all beauty]   Beyond the parades and parties, let’s celebrate who we are and our right to exist without fear and persecution.  The world is more beautiful when we see, embrace and love people as they fully are.

Sustainable Pureology

Salon Today Tour: [salon]718 Dumbo

Salon Today recently toured our new location in Dumbo at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, interviewing Michaella who took them along for a tour of the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge and [salon]718 Dumbo. Here is a snipper of their article: When dreaming up [salon]718 @ Dumbo, Michaella Blissett Williams kept her goal of serving the…


Summer Hair Tips

By: Michaella Blisset-Williams Ditch the love/hate relationship with your hair this summer. [salon] 718 is looking out for you with these beneficial tips to beat the summer damage. Tip One: Sunscreen PSA Girls just wanna have sun… But girls don’t wanna have sun damage from UVA and UVB rays. The scalp is vulnerable to sunburns…


The Social Distancing Challenge

How does an extroverted team of creative individuals stay busy and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic? At [salon]718 we have been busy- using this time away from the salon to not only build on our skills through continued education, we’ve been challenging our team in fun ways with TikTok challenges and utilizing Zoom to stay…