Bridal Hair Featured in Vogue

Salon 718 Stylist Diamond was recently featured in Vogue for her 1920s inspired Bridal Hair. Read the full article here. Why This Artist Bride Chose a Custom Wiederhoeft Corset and Pants for Her New York City Wedding BY FLORENCE O’CONNOR photos by Mo Davis January 3, 2024 Natalie Skinner had a very clear vision of how…

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Salon 718 Fulton Opens

As we embrace the holiday season, [salon]718 has some thrilling news to share. We’re delighted to announce a new addition to the [718] family, our new location at Fulton Street located at 940 Fulton Street in Brooklyn. Come visit your fav stylists to welcome this new location to the [718] family! As a special thank you…

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Hair Extensions FAQ

Are you interested in hair extensions?  You have come to the right place! At [salon]718 we have a team of Bellami certified extensionists ready to match you to the best type of application for your unique needs, lifestyle & desired hair goal.  Read on to learn more from our team of hair extension professionals. What…

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718 Day 2023

We had so much fun this 718 Day spending time with our customers with fun trivia, giveaways, and more. 718 Day is an annual tradition on July 18th where we celebrate our area code of 718 and spread love, the Brooklyn way. Just as important as it is to celebrate 718 Day, we wanted to…

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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…

Get Your [lippies]718 On!

By: Shana Burke [salon]718 is launching a new line of inclusive lip wear inspired by you- Brooklyn! We are beyond excited to introduce our new lip line called [lippies]718 of lipsticks, lip glosses, and lip liners.  We wanted to create a high quality lip line to ensure that our customers coming in for a special…

5 Tips to Prepare for Your Wedding Day

by: Anechka Spaddy, Director of Quality Assurance & Makeup Artist It’s Springtime in Brooklyn. Our long, sunny days are back. We’re seeing flowers bloom, hearing birds chirp, and making plans for weddings, proms, and so many more events! A lot goes into preparing for these special days. Allow the team at [salon]718 to help you look…

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Bridal Season Ready

by Ello, [salon]718 Stylist At[salon]718 we are passionate about continuing education for our Stylists. We understand the importance for equipping our team with the skills & trend knowledge to be ready for the upcoming bridal season. [salon]718 Stylist, Ello, recently attended a bridal class at Moroccanoil Academy who are one of the leaders for styling…

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Hydrafacial Treatment Brooklyn

Seeking Smooth, Firm, and Bright Looking Skin?We’ve got the secret to take you from treatment to transformation. It’s Hydrafacial, of course. Easy as 1, 2, 3 Every Hydrafacial treatment starts with three simple steps–from there, we’ll personalize the experience based on your skin goals. Cleanse Extract Hydrate The Hydrafacial treatment is powered by targeted ingredients,…

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Prom starts at [salon]718

The Prom season is quickly approaching and now is the time to secure your appointment with your fav Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist. With 5 locations across Brooklyn (Clinton Hill, Dumbo, Da Noi On Fifth, Fort Greene, Prospect Heights) our team of Stylists and Makeup Artists can ensure your Prom is on point. What are…

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Celebrating 10 Years in Business

10 years ago, [salon]718 started in a brownstone studio on Bergen Street with just two chairs and is now FIVE SALONS STRONG in Brooklyn. This year we celebrated our fifth location on 5th Avenue. Michaella Blissett Williams conveyed “My heart is filled with gratitude for these past 10 years. Thank you to the community for…

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Introducing Phyto

[salon]718 proudly offers the Phyto line of products, treatments and services to all locations. We heard our clients demands for plant-based & proven formulas which led us to find Phyto – THE pioneers is this field! In 1969, visionary hairdresser Patrick Alès revolutionized the world of hair care. Bringing together science and nature, he extracted…

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Maggie’s Journey to Stylist

by Maggie Kwong, Level 1 Stylist & Makeup Artist My journey to becoming a stylist at [salon]718 first began with my love for makeup. Throughout the process, [salon]718 was mentioned a few times to me through friends and school. I’m a big believer that everything happens for a reason and when the salon’s name brought…

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Marlene’s Journey to Stylist

by Marlene Nunez, Level 1 Stylist & Makeup Artist Becoming a Hairstylist has been the most rewarding experience of my life. My journey with [salon]718 began as a guest at the salon. One of their stylists actually told me that I should go to cosmetology school. Since then I started looking into schools that would…

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Advocating for Childcare

Proud of #10KSmallBiz alumni Michaella Blissett Williams, Founder of [salon]718, recently advocated on 10,000 Small Businesses Voices priorities, including childcare. [salon]718 is grateful for Governor Kathy Hochul, for listening and taking action for small business owners and working parents.

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Celebrating our Fifth Location

[salon]718 expands in Brooklyn with its fifth location in Bay Ridge. Da Noi on Fifth was recently acquired on February 1, 2022 by [salon]718. Michaella Blissett Williams, [salon]718 founder, stated “We are now in our 10th year in business and celebrating by expanding into Bay Ridge. We’re so excited to welcome our new team members…

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2021 Inner City 100 Award

SALON 718 NAMED ONE OF NATION’S FASTEST-GROWING FIRMS IN UNDER-RESOURCED COMMUNITIES Salon 718 included in Initiative for a Competitive Inner City IC 100 Ranking (Brooklyn NY, December 9, 2021) – The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that [salon]718 is a winner of the 2021 Inner City 100 (IC100) award which recognizes the…

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Level Up – Advancing Stylists to the next level

[salon]718 is proud to announce advancing five stylists to the next level. Stylists Faith and Juan advance to Level 2 Stylists, Jackie to Level 3 Stylist and Aida and Jenn to Level 4 Stylist. These top stylists are a shining example of the skillset [salon]718 develops. They have continued to perfect their craft and develop…

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[salon]718 takes 1st place in ICA Nouveau Contest

[salon]718 proudly placed two finalists in the Intercoiffure Nouveau Contest: Level 1 Stylists, Sasay and Sarah. The contestants presented on stage at the Fall Atelier, with Sarah – Level 1 Stylist at [salon]718 taking first place. Finalist, Sasay conveyed her colorful orange, heart-shaped style was inspired by the Lion King and Mufasa’s mane. “It made…

[the twisted truth] about cutting curls

by Jonathan, Level 4 Stylist Let’s face it, not all curls are created equal. But with 65% of the global population identifying as having a curl pattern, we need to start the conversation. What “type” of curl do I have? We’ve seen a shift in hair trends over the past year and clients are wondering:…

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Jennifer’s Journey to Become a Hair Stylist

by Jennifer , Level 1 Stylist Hi! I’m Jennifer, and you may have recognized me assisting the talented stylists here at [salon] 718, but now I’m excited to announce that you’ll be seeing me behind the chair. My hair styling journey and career is just beginning! I am from Atlanta, GA where I graduated from…

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[718] Day a Success!

Thank you so much for making our first 718 Day on July 18 a success. It was such a lively event filled with great giveaways, styling tutorials and special performances by the Brooklynettes.  Special thanks to our brand partners: Kerastase, Pureology, Mizani and Olaplex for their generous samples and treatments. We also had two artists…

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Celebrate [718] Day

Salon 718 – launches 718 Day in Brooklyn, NY on JULY 18, 2021 Celebrate 7/18 at all four of the [salon]718 locations.  This coming Sunday July 18, [salon]718 will host a fun-filled day with special performances by the Brooklynettes while giving back to the Brooklyn communities.  The public is invited for complimentary styling tutorials, consultations and samplings…

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Scalp Health & Hair Loss

by Faith, Level 1 Stylist & Certified Hairloss Practioner A question I get a lot from my clients are what do you like most about cutting or coloring hair? Most of the time I’ll answer with I love getting lost in my haircuts and designing this customizable masterpiece that makes each client feel like their…

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[unmasked]

Once a year, we release a collection of hair and makeup looks to showcase who we are, as a team of creatives. This year, our location lead at Fort Greene, Christine, had something different to bring to the table. With our [unmasked] collection, we share our best selves— how we present ourselves when we feel…

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Take Your Salon Visit from Good to GREAT

So you have booked your hair appointment, maybe it’s been a while since you treated yourself to an in-salon experience? Our stylists are #hairforyou, we have been throughout this pandemic and will continue to be as the city opens up again. So how do you take your next salon visit from good to GREAT? We…

Sarah’s Journey to Become a Hairstylist

by Level 1 Stylist – Sarah Helloooooo Brooklyn! I’m Sarah, and you may have recognized me assisting the talented stylists here at [salon]718, but now I’m beyond excited to announce that you’ll be seeing me behind the chair! A little history of my hair career- I didn’t have one! I graduated from SUNY Cortland with…

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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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Welcome new stylist: Ariana

[salon]718 welcomes Ariana to the team as a Level 2 Stylist, booking at Fort Greene and Clinton Hill locations. This Brooklyn native Balayage Queen will make your hair your crowning glory. Ariana will paint your locks to perfection, creating perfect, glowing, and multifaceted highlights in a multitude of tones and depths. This new addition to…

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Daily News: The rescue America’s small businesses need

By MICHAELLA BLISSETT WILLIAMS, CEO LINK TO FULL ARTICLE As a small business owner, I welcomed the COVID emergency relief bill Congress approved in the waning days of 2020, a disastrous year for many of us working to keep our operations afloat and our employees on the payroll. Unfortunately, the rescue package falls far short of…

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2020 Inner City 100 Award

SALON 718 NAMED ONE OF NATION’S FASTEST-GROWING FIRMS IN UNDER-RESOURCED COMMUNITIES Salon 718 included in Initiative for a Competitive Inner City IC 100 Ranking (Brooklyn NY, December 8, 2020) – The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that [salon]718 is a winner of the 2020 Inner City 100 (IC100) award which recognizes the…