Melissa has been coloring and cutting my hair for almost four years. Up until six months ago, I bleached my natural black hair out in order to have ombre colors in pink, teal, purple, you-name-it. She is truly an artist, because I give her a bunch of adjectives, and she just makes it happen. In addition to her artistry, she is a sweet, down-to-earth person that is easy to be around, and her prices are extremely reasonable. Even after having left her neighborhood, I will not get my hair colored in any of the bajillion 'cool' salons in the East Village and will even ride the G train for Melissa.
Melissa has been the most professional hair dresser who has ever touched my hair. Absolutely amazing.
No one has tamed the beast on my head like Melissa in so many years! She gave me an infinitely better cut than what I used to get in the city at "high end" salons. And, so much fun to chat & laugh with. Thank you for the perfect haircut Melissa! I went home smiling the whole way.
I would not go to another hair stylist and I haven't for almost 3 years now.
As a man who cares for his long hair, I've learned that Supercuts will regularly not listen to my requests...or pay attention to their own scissors. Melissa doesn't work at Supercuts, and she couldn't even if she wanted to.
Melissa knows hair and listens to her clients. While she typically does women's hair, she's never failed to disappoint when trimming my manly locks. I've recommended my male to see her, and they were both very pleased and very impressed.
She is outstanding.
Melissa has been cutting my hair for almost 6 years and though that should be a testament to how amazing she is in itself, I can't just leave it at that. Melissa is able to glean what kind of cut I'm looking for just from the few random points I tell her and then leaves me with a 'do that is even better than I imagined - every time. I stopped bringing in pictures of cuts I wanted and just started telling her to do what she thought would look good on me. I can be picky about a lot of things, but when it comes to hair I trust Melissa more than I trust myself.
Melissa has always been awesome and I love going to her to get my haircut. She's professional in every sense. She's not afraid to share her opinion or give you guidance. Her goal is to give you exactly what you want even if you need some help describing exactly what that is. At the same time she's extremely friendly which makes the experience that much better.