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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ULTIMATE MASCARA / PRIMER GUIDE

By Christine ValentinLevel 3 Stylist But first, a little history… Mascara can be dated all the way back from ancient Egyptian times. Records from around 4000 BC refer to a substance called kohl that was used to darken eyelashes, eyes, and eyebrows. Kohl was used to mask the eyes, believed to ward off evil spirits…

Why Color Consultations Are Important

Whether you are brand new to color services or an OG, it’s essential to consult with your stylist prior to your appointment to ensure excellence. [salon]718 offers a complimentary consultation service for clients to get to know their stylists, share inspirational images, and discuss the execution of the perfect color. Here are some ideas to…

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CC Cream vs BB Cream: Which One is Right For You?

Cc vs. BB: Which one is right for you? by Christine Valentin, Level 3 Stylist First came the “BB cream”. Standing for “beauty balm”, it was a revolutionary turn in the beauty industry that took us from full coverage foundation to a multi-tasking moisturizer with instant skin-smoothing results. First came the “5 in 1”, then…

Fall Trends

We’re sorry to see summer go, but we’re happy to watch her walk away because our favorite season is here at [salon] 718! Here are some fall hair trends our stylists have been loving and dying to create this season. The fall 2019 trends we are loving this year are: Rooted Blondes: a cool lived-in…

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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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[salon]718’s New Education Program

[salon]718 has revamped their education program to the needs of the brightest minds that we are looking to add to our family. Our educators have considered the needs and desires of our future stylists and will be executing our new education program this fall. Karina, our Location manager/education advisor, and coach believes consistency is key….

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[salon]718 Brooklyn Hangouts

Not only does [salon]718 get to style Brooklyn, but we also have the great pleasure of exploring all that this borough has to offer. Here are some of our favorite places to spend time that neighbour our four amazing locations. [clinton hill] Myrtle Avenue Salon. Pratt University has an amazing outside sculpture and seating area…

Sustainability at [salon]718

Get into the Green Scene

It’s a lot of trial and error when it comes to finding that perfect cocktail of products that ensure our perfect look. But do we know exactly what we’re putting onto our hair and how it is affecting our planet? We sometimes forget about these long and confusing looking ingredients that wash through our hair…

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Master Pureology Artist Katie Rote Joins [salon]718

[salon]718 celebrates the arrival of Pure Artist Katie Rote to [salon]718 Dumbo located at the 1Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. This is the newest location for the Brooklyn based full service, a multi-branch boutique salon which is also the first flagship store for Pureology and [salon] 718. Katie Rote joins [salon]718 with 15 years of experience as…

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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…

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Celebrate [salon]718’s Newest Location!

Join us as we celebrate our newest salon in Dumbo and seven years in business in Brooklyn. date: thursday june 20 2019 salon ribbon cutting ceremony: 4 pmPureology reception at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge: 5-8 pm address: 60 furman street, Brooklyn rsvp: dumbo@salon718.com

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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.

Hotel Bride Collection

1 Hotel Bride Collection

Late April symbolizes many things in New York City. The grass is getting slightly greener—okay super green, if we are talking New York standards. We all run toward the cherry blossoms and enjoy the sunset strolls on the water’s edge in Brooklyn. However, for [salon]718, April symbolizes a different spring of sorts. This season we…

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[salon]718’s Newest Designer Stylist: Aida Vokshi

[salon]718 is delighted to welcome and introduce Aida Vokshi. With 10 years of experience, Aida specializes in cuts and color, and is certified in Calligraphy Cut, a revolutionary way of cutting hair for movement & volume. Aida is passionate about her work, “What made me fall in love with this profession is the ability to…

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Conveniency is Key with Kérastase

Whether you’re traveling a lot this summer, relaxing at home with Netflix, or just an all-around busy person, Keratase Fusio-Dose Home Labs are a quick and easy treatment for your precious locks. This at home (or on the go) treatment offers an instant hair transformation that is personalized just for your hair needs. Each Fusio-Dose…

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Your Perfect Pout – Go Bold or Soft Diffused

Words and Art by Anechka Spaddy – Makeup Artist I must admit, I have a small obsession with lip products and it’s not just because I am a makeup artist. I think I own more lipsticks, glosses, balms, and liners than any other beauty product. The great thing about makeup in general is that there…

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[Inclusive] beauty campaign launched in Brooklyn, New York

[salon]718, a hip, modern salon in downtown Brooklyn recently introduced their [inclusive] beauty collection; celebrating the unique melting pot of Brooklyn culture and embracing an individual’s unique beauty. [inclusive] beauty highlights the strength of [salon]718, which caters to all hair types & textures; providing all clients with a luxurious salon experience. This collection is composed…

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Fighting Annoying Winter Static

Dry climates—including those caused by overzealous heating systems—wreak havoc on your locks, causing static electricity probs that can make you resemble a walking science experiment. Don’t panic if the no-gravity look isn’t your thing— read the full article here…

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Never Have Another Split End

To keep your locks looking their best, avoiding split ends is a must—but between shampooing, brushing, and blowouts, it’s hard to avoid straining your strands. Once a few split ends make their way in, this paves the road for more to follow. Read the full article here.

Brooklyn men’s haircuts

Men’s Hair Cuts and Styling in Brooklyn Here at Salon718, Brooklyn men’s haircuts are some of our biggest specialities and most common services. Men from all over the tri-state area flock to Salon718 for our outstanding cuts and our incomparable customer service. Everyone that visits Salon718 feels instantly welcomed and ready to make an incredible style…

Ombre Hair Colorist in Fort Greene

Ombre Hair, Colorists At Salon718, we consider it our obligation to bring you the very latest innovations, popular styles, and methods of hair coloring that are available. Certainly, we take pride in doing the fundamentals with precision and attention to detail, but we also enjoy offering something that is new and exciting. Ombre hair coloring…

Professional Haircuts in Fort Greene

Fort Greene Hair Design Experts Your hair is as much an expression of your personal sense of style as your clothes and accessories are. Whether you happen to be getting ready for an event, simply maintaining or keeping up with your favourite hairdo or if you want to try out a completely new hair style,…

Women’s Hair Styling in Fort Greene

Fort Greene NY Hair Stylist Here at Salon718, women’s hair styling in Fort Greene is our main specialty. We love to help women feel beautiful and confident by making changes to their hair that are suited to their individual personalities and styles. Whether you are looking for a bold new cut, a fun color change,…

[luxury] color services

If you’re lightening your hair, or daydreaming about going platinum blonde, our stylists at [salon]718 have one word for you: Olaplex This new salon tool not only reverses damage from prior bleaching and splashes of peroxide, but it’s actually improves the integrity of your hair and makes your transformation into a blonde successful and long…

What’s on our [top] shelf

The winter months have never been easy for hair, this isn’t new.  However, the products available to help you best manage static, dry, and sometimes mangled hair are always changing. We’re sharing what our stylists have been loving and recommending this winter, hope you enjoy! 1. Kérastase Masque Elixir Ultime What’s it do? This mask…

Children’s Hair Stylist in Fort Greene

Fort Greene Kids’ Hair Cuts and Styling Sometimes, the thought of getting your child’s hair cut can be a little overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be that way. At [salon]718, we make it our business to ease the challenges that are often associated with kids’ hair cuts and styling. For one thing, our children’s…