Like a pet parrot, hair comes in many colors, is soft to the touch, and is not machine washable. Hand-pamper tresses with today’s Groupon: for $50, you get $100 worth of salon services at Blaine Rice Salon in Westport.
Blaine Rice, the former celebrity coif caresser of Martha Stewart and the Maury Povich Show, and his experienced staff truss-up tresses with an array of hair services within a salon accented by bright pops of color. Complement round-, square-, or dodecahedron-shaped faces with a new 'do (women $90, men $65), or add luster to dulled locks with a glaze ($45) or a single-process color ($75–$115) that employs organic hair hues. Top products including Bumble and bumble. and Alfaparf tame flyaways during blowouts ($45–$60), and updos ($90–$125) beautify clients for special occasions such as weddings, proms, and doggie quinceañeras.
Fringe125 Salon does more than just cut hair; the staff's mission is to combine "creative, classic, and cutting edge styling." Inside a modern and upscale spa-like space, they achieve this not just by shortening strands, but also by curating a menu of services that includes coloring, blow-outs, and various straightening treatments. They render all of these aesthetic flourishes with a conscientious commitment to maintaining the highest eco-friendly standards possible. The salon is decorated with reclaimed wood, uses energy-efficient lighting, and favors natural hair-care lines over products that harm the environment, such as Doomsday Device brand hair dryers.