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7 Reasons To Color Your Hair With Scruples

If you regularly color your hair, maybe now is the time to amp up your look with new shades – and unique quality.

It’s time to give the scruples a try. No, we are not talking of bleaching your hair with the regular peroxide-containing ingredients.

We mean using new-age scruples that keeps your hair fit, dyed, and glow. Scruples are a healthy way to color the hair. Here are seven reasons beauty experts recommend scruples for strongly dyed and shining hair.

Supports Your natural or dyed hair

We’ve, on countless occasions, been warned about how risky hair dying can be.

However (thankfully), new technology has evolved, and the risk involved with hair dyes have faded away. More thanks to scruples. Scruples sealed down the cuticles to keep the hair healthy, smooth, and without the need for spray.

scruples curl defining creme

scruples curl defining creme

Fits into seasonal hair color trends

Scruples go in tandem with any trendy hair color. So you can easily recreate any look you fancy on your hair.

For instance, most people prefer to keep a lightened hair color during the summer and a little dark shade in winter. Lots of scruples out there support the switch.

Whether you flow with the hair fashion tide or love to switch shades, scruples are right up your alley.

scruples curl creme

It shields the ‘grey’

I get it: older women can do just about anything to cover the ‘grey’ part of their hair. It sucks to age, especially when the hair tends to turn grey.


If you want to escape the most-obvious aging sign, scruples can be a saver. They’ll sure mask out the grey in your hair.

Enjoy better texture

Your missing or limped hair can come back to life again.

And, it doesn’t matter whether your hair is missing volume or the glow doesn’t look impressive enough, scruples can revive your hair for better shine.

They consist of thickening agents that give the extra volume needed to achieve a thick hair.



When you get a new haircut

When you get a haircut, you might want to get a new color. Here, scruples come in handy. For example, a nice pixie haircut will do fashionably well with a styled blonde look. So if you’re prepping for a new hair cut, getting a bold hair dye will fire up your overall beauty cut.

Your skin tone needs an even match

Sometimes, your skin tone does not compliment your hair color. And trust me, it feels so incomplete having two different colors in the skin and the hair. That’s a good reason to balance the hair color (since that’s what can be changed easily)

The need to recharge, sometimes

Regardless of how long it takes or what coloration you used in the past, your hair will eventually fade and become less vivacious. Your hair color loses its tone, and you should refresh them.

Ultimately, you can visit salonwestNYC for different types of hair coloring services. Visit the coloring service page to choose your favorite package.

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Best Hair Salon New York City For Hair And Beauty – How To Find An Expert

Moving can be a hellish experience. The stress of packing your life in boxes, tucking in the cat in a carrier, and even leaving behind some stuff because ‘there’s no space.’

Such an experience can be devastating. But not as devastating as trying to find the best hair salon for hair and beauty, especially in places like New York, or worse still, if you’re picky. 

I’ve spent two different days of my last six months moving my life, so I know how (horrible) it can feel trying to keep a hair looking dope while adapting to the new environment – a new life. 

That said, here’s how to make the most from a professional hair salon in New York. 

Get every detail from your stylist.

If your current look excites you and you would love to maintain it, follow this step. Write down all the processes your stylist went through to make your hair. If you have a good rapport with your stylist, ask her/him to send the details to you via text or email.

My stylist at salon west whipped up a personalized color for me and shared the color and gloss used. 

If your stylist is doing something special, ask them to share the ‘special formulas’ with you. 

I usually keep them in handy in a text file on my phone, so even if I try a new salon, I already know what to present. Less time, less worry! 

Come with photos 

Sounds obvious, right? But it’s still something to talk about. If you can’t even remember the last time you style your hair, you might want to bring a photo of your previous hairstyle (always snap after coiffing your hair to the gods). 

Talk about how you’d like the stylist to handle your hair. If not, they may just do what they want, which can be horrible for you. 

Trust your instinct

Talent is not the only thing you look out for in a stylist. Do you vibe together? Are you comfortable airing your opinion with him/her? If you speak up but felt like your stylist doesn’t listen, their service may come out unsatisfactory for you. 

When you’re visiting a salon for the first time, tell them you’ll like to speak with their stylist (make sure you get there early) 

If both of you don’t seem to connect, or they just rushed to starting your hair without trying to feel the texture, canceling their service will be the right decision. 

Find a professional stylist for your style. 

I’m faux. I always hop on salon websites for the stylist that is an expert at red shades.

I go for stylists who are experts at straight hair cutting (I won’t refer a colleague with curls to this stylist). 

A good salon website has a dedicated page where stylist expertise is listed, so check this page before booking an appointment. Be sure to spot someone who is an expert in your hair type. 

The beauty of a salon is for you to look good. 

Vibe with your stylist, speak with them, and you’ll end up looking like the beauty you are.

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Tips For Healthy And Happy Hair And Scalp

How a man chooses to flaunt his hair is a crucial part of his grooming. There is no denying the fact that the hairstyle you carry has a lot to do with the way you look. From the type of haircut to the length of your hair, the TLC required to ensure your hair looks its best never fails to amaze us. While you may have shortlisted the facial hairstyle that suits your face cut the best and may even have researched about the hairstyles trending this year, do you know what hair care regime you should follow to maintain luscious locks and a healthy scalp? Visit a men’s hair salon in NYC for a hair spa day and while you are on it ask the experts for some professional tips to keep the shine and silkiness of your hair spot on!

We understand, sometimes it gets a little too overwhelming with innumerable hair care products out there. Calm down and read through these awesome tips that are sure to keep your hair healthy and get you some compliments!

● In all probability you would have come across products that claim to have 2-in-1 benefits! Some may think that it is a great idea to opt for an all in one body wash, shampoo, and conditioner but we advise you to reconsider. Investing in a proper hair care regime is much better for your hair in the long run.

● Do not use a shampoo that has a lot of harsh chemicals. The best shampoos are those which gently cleanse your scalp and hair. Such shampoos also contain nourishing ingredients that are good for the strength and thickness of your hair. Be on the lookout for ingredients like amino acids, vitamin E, and hydrolyzed wheat protein.

● Many guys develop the habit of applying shampoo each time they get in the shower. Not good for the health of your hair at all! Refrain from using shampoo every day as constant shampooing potentially dries out your hair and scalp. If you have an oily scalp you may shampoo on alternate days.

● Sometimes we just feel lazy and come out of the shower without conditioning after washing our hair. Sorry to break it out guys but shampooing alone doesn’t suffice if you want smooth and shiny hair. Use a conditioner for best results. The product plays an important role in moisturizing your hair in just the right way.

● When it comes to drying our hair, most men simply grab their towel and get rubbing. That is not the right way to do it and often leads to breakage. Gently pat your wet hair instead of roughly rubbing it to avoid unwanted damage to the strands. Also, go easy with the blow dryer as excessive heating is bad for your locks. Ask a professional at any men’s hair salon in NYCand they will advise you to turn down the heat!

If you are looking for a men’s hair salon in NYC with professionals who are nothing but the best at their job, book an appointment with Salon West! We promise you will walk out happy and satisfied.

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The Ultimate Guide To A Frizz-Free Summer

With the summer season gently tapping on your window, it’s time to bring all the flowery dresses, bikinis, and tank tops out of your closet and flaunt ‘em right! But the unforgiving NYC heat and humidity can dampen your plans to look effortlessly cute and hot by wreaking havoc on your hair and making it extremely frizzy.

Thankfully high-end hair salons in NYC, like Salon West, have special treatments for frizzy hair. In addition to this, you can also take steps to ensure that your hair remains shiny, soft and smooth throughout the summer season. This blog lists some of the methods through which you can fight frizz and look fab!

● Bathe with cold water
Your hair is already being exposed to heat outdoors so go easy with the hot showers that you love to take. A hot water bath will leave your hair dry and brittle because it robs your mane of all the natural oils and the moisture. Coldwater on the other hand, will hydrate your scalp and seal in the moisture, thus keeping frizz at bay.

● Give up heat styling
Blow drying and straightening your hair on the highest heat settings will trigger frizz in no time at all. Instead, give your curlers and strengtheners a break and use your dryer on the lowest heat setting to dry your hair.

● Use hydrating shampoo and conditioner
While you should limit shampooing your hair, choosing the right products can go a long way in protecting your hair against sun damage. Select sulfate-free, ultra-hydrating shampoos, conditioners, and serums that are packed with glycerin to bring back the shine. And don’t forget to wear a hat when you venture out!

 Opt for keratin hair treatments
If all the anti-frizz products are failing to do their magic on your hair, then you need to walk up to high-end hair salons in NYC to undo the entire frizz and the damage. This treatment works wonders on people with dry hair roots and ends because the main ingredient itself is keratin – a protective protein that strengthens hair and leaves behind a lasting glossy shine.

● DIY masks
Anti-frizz homemade masks are easy on the pocket and they can turn your hair from frizzy and dull to glam and thick within a few days! You can make some for yourself at home by mixing 2 mashed bananas with one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of olive oil and one tablespoon of coconut oil. Not only will this zap out frizz, but it will also strengthen your roots naturally, thus preventing breakage.

At Salon West, we have ultimate treatment plans for dry, rough and frizzy hair so that you can rock the beach during summers! Get in touch with our experts now!

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5 Reasons Why Your Hair Isn’t Growing

You run fingers through your hair, but the length feels the same as it was a couple of months ago. Now, you’re in deep thought if your natural hair is growing at all? It isn’t an uncommon complaint among women. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a matter of concern. It still is.

Hair never stops growing unless there’s a medical condition behind the cause. But what’s making your strands to not grow long? Undernourishment is the answer. Your hair is growing but not at the expected pace because the ends are breaking off as frequently.

If you believe your hair isn’t growing, in other words, not retaining the length, any of the following reasons could be the culprit.

Lack of Moisture
In comparison to straight hair, curly hair often loses moisture. What is the reason? All twists and bends make it harder for the natural oil to reach the tips. No matter how much you try to keep your scalp moisturized, your hair ends always lack in moisture. So, what should you do? Find an alternative way to keep them moisturized when don’t want to risk more breakage.

Not drinking enough water
Hair strands need moisture inside out. Which means moisturizing hair from outside isn’t enough. Not gulping down the recommended amount of water in a day results in dry and brittle hair. Ultimately, hair split and break.

You have a poor diet
Water alone cannot do the magic you’re expecting. Maintaining a proper nutritious diet is equally important. This means the time to say goodbye to all junk has finally arrived. Add a rainbow to your plate with green, red, and yellow veggies.

Too much heat
Changing hairstyles now and then is what we all love to do. But switching from curls to straight hair takes away the moisture. Too much heat often makes hair extra dry and brittle, especially without a layer of hair protection. Always use a tool with adjustable heat settings and minimize your frequency of blow-drying or curling your hair.

Always overdoing your hair
Over manipulating hair, doesn’t matter if you use comb, brush, or hands, always put unnecessary stress, and makes your hair ends fragile. If you often find yourself, running fingers through your hair unknowingly, wear protective styles like a bun or braid.

One more reason why your hair doesn’t seem to be growing is you haven’t got a trim in a long time. Without further ado, make an appointment with the best curly hair salon in NYC.

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5 Surprisingly Simple Tips for Taking Care of Your Manly Mane In Winter

Thought your skin was having the worst of it during the colder months? Well, maybe you haven’t been paying attention to your hair. Dry air and low temperature: two very formidable enemies of healthy hair. They can cause dryness, itchiness, and flakiness in addition to making your hair more brittle and prone to falling. That is exactly why it is so crucial to have an effective hair care routine during winter. And even if you don’t have a set routine, following a few simple care tips can help you ensure the health of your hair during this season. Here are some of them:

1. Be careful with hot water
The temperature is slowly dipping below freezing and you want nothing more than to soak yourself in a tub of hot water. However, if you love your hair or even your skin for that matter, it is best to avoid a hot water bath. The hot water will do nothing but dry out and dehydrate your skin and scalp, and that is something you wouldn’t want, would you?

2. Keep shampooing to a minimum
Excessive washing will strip your hair of its natural oils, leaving it dry and weak. To avoid that, do not wash your hair every day. A maximum of two or three times a week should be enough to keep it clean. Use a mild shampoo for best results.

3. Keep your hair and scalp hydrated
Deep conditioning and oiling are crucial during the winter months to ensure that your hair and scalp are hydrated. This will prevent dandruff and hair fall. If you live in a place where the season is especially brutal, a leave-in conditioner can be a godsend.

4. Get a regular trim
It doesn’t matter if you have long, short or curly hair, the dry winter air can make the ends brittle, causing them to break and split. The easiest way to keep your hair in good condition is to schedule a regular trim at your favorite men’s hair salon in NYC.

5. Eat a healthy and balanced diet
When you eat healthy food, it keeps your hair and scalp healthy. A diet that is high in vitamins can work wonders. Also, remember to drink plenty of water. Even a little extra care for your hair will go a long way.

Get your winter hair care fix at one of the best men’s hair salons in NYC: Salon West. Get in touch with us to book an appointment today!

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Salon West Est. 1996 – Grand Opening!

We are proud to announce that Salon West will be opening our second location this fall at 625 Amsterdam Avenue 90th Street, New York 10024. Watch for the announcement of our grand opening. We will be renovating our West 85th street location to serve you better. Visit our new location Salon West 2 meanwhile!



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Blow Dry Special

Here at Salon West we’re having a discount price on our blowouts, and 30% off color for all new clients from September 22 throughout September 24th. Hope to see you this weekend. Please show us this ad when walking into the salon!

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