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French Twist Salon and Day Spa
It's not very often that a hair stylist receives a $10,000 tip or has clients in tears after revealing that he's moving far away. Roberto Gigli has experienced both scenarios. But New York City's loss is Houston's gain—the Toni & Guy–trained stylist now works at French Twist Salon and Day Spa.
There, he specializes in creating feminine, yet modern looks, finding ways to reinterpret the vintage styles that are popular today without resorting to cutting hair with a sharpened piece of obsidian. When asked what the best reaction he ever got from a client was, he replied that customers have wept from excitement.
It's only natural that such as stylist would have a celebrity clientele, but Gigli actually derives more pleasure from creating great styles for regular clients. “Stars always have a team of people to help them look good. So if I can create a beautiful, flattering shape that’s easy for all my clients to maintain without a lot of fuss, I’m a happy man.”
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 11–25
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Thermal Keratin, Cashemere, HC/BD
Brands Used: iSensei Straight Keratin, Liscio, MioMio