Fight Dry Skin with these Tips!

POSTED: 01/11/16 5:42 PM

Winter is here in NYC and with the frigid temperature comes dry skin.  Not only is dry skin unsightly, it can be uncomfortable and even painful.  Below, the Parlor Beauty Squad shares their favorite tips and tricks for defending against the effects of the winter weather on our dermis.

by Christopher, Aveda Makeup Artist at Parlor & Parlor in Brooklyn

8 ways to use Beautifying oil!

POSTED: 12/14/15 2:24 PM

Cuticles Massage on to help condition cuticles. Hands and Feet Soften your dry skin. Bath Drop aromatic oil into your bath. Makeup Cleanser Apply a few drops to moistened skin and gently massage.  Works great to dissolve stubborn mascara and eye makeup Body Seal in your moisture after your bath or shower. Scalp Nourish and condition your scalp. Massage Enjoy aromatic … Continue reading 8 ways to use Beautifying oil!

Parlor’s 2nd Annual Teacher Appreciation Day

POSTED: 09/24/15 8:28 PM

At Parlor, we have a culture of education that we believe poises our team to be among the best that New York City has to offer.  To show our appreciation for the individuals that dedicate their lives to education, Parlor is proud to host our Annual Teacher Appreciation Day.

Sun Care for Summer Hair

POSTED: 07/31/15 5:16 PM

During the hot sunny summer months our routines and personal wellness regimens change to meet the demands of our environment.  With the weather inviting us out to play we are exposed to more sun, and thus harmful UVA/UVB rays.  Most of us already use SPF lotions and sprays to protect our skin but did you know that your hair is also at risk of damage from the sun?  The Aveda Sun Care line is designed to help defend against the sun’s rays and repair damage that has already taken place.  We would like to share some of our East Village Stylist’s favorite ways to use the Aveda Sun Care line and why they love it for Summer hair!

Summer Style Challenge: Be Curly

POSTED: 07/10/15 2:31 PM

Humidity-Resistant Curls for Summer!

It’s no secret that Curly hair and Humidity don’t always get along.  Sure, the moisture is great for the health of our hair and skin, but it can leave your tresses frizzy and undefined.  What’s a curly girl to do?  Thankfully, the Parlor Beauty Squad has some pro tips to create beautiful curls that fight off the unflattering effects of the season’s weather.

Summer Style Challenge: Braid, Set & Go!

POSTED: 06/24/15 3:34 PM

Braid, Set, Go!

With the change of the seasons comes a change of routine.  We must adapt to our new conditions as the weather shifts from cold and dry, to hot and humid. Creating a hair style that lasts through the busy day and can beat the heat and humidity is a challenge, and the Parlor Beauty Squad is here to share some style tips and tricks to help!

Parlor on The Bachelorette!

POSTED: 06/16/15 1:13 PM

Did you happen to catch us on this season of The Bachelorette?  Just in case you missed it, we have a clip of our feature here. Kaitlyn, this season’s Bachelorette, visited her Bachelor co-star Ashley Salter at Parlor in the East Village for some advice on her latest tribulations, and a beautiful up-do for a night … Continue reading Parlor on The Bachelorette!

4th Annual Parlor Beach Clean-Up!

POSTED: 06/10/15 1:24 PM

On Monday, May 4th, the Parlor Beauty Squad closed the doors to both salons, and rendezvoused Upstate at Nycak State Park. For the past 4 years, Parlor has partnered with Clean Ocean Action (COA) to educate and take action in keeping our waterways clean and safe, for both marine and human life.

Parlor’s Earth Month 2015

POSTED: 04/17/15 11:13 AM

It is our favorite time of the year at Parlor, and we don’t just mean Spring time!

You may recall that Earth Day is celebrated at the end of April, but for us at Parlor, we have a salon tradition of making the WHOLE MONTH of April a dedication to Mother Earth, and all we can do to help her! This includes our annual beach clean up, happening for 2015 on Monday, May 4th in Nyack , NY , as well as spending the month raising funds for various environmental causes.

Parlor’s Birthday Bash & Photo Booth

POSTED: 12/18/14 10:00 AM

The 20th Anniversary of Parlor was a success! And now its time to share photos from our night of celebration with makeup guru Rudy Miles and music by Hannah Thiem. The night kicked off with a makeup workshop for holiday tips and ended with a good ol’ fashion DIY photo booth that left the party … Continue reading Parlor’s Birthday Bash & Photo Booth