Gerard Bollei Salon

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The Best Hair Color Salon in NYC

At Gerard Bollei® Salon, our team of master colorists has the knowledge, skills, and expertise to custom-design the best shade for you – whether your color is brunette, blonde, red…and everything in-between!
 
Book a complimentary consultation to find your perfect color.
 
 
BEAUTIFUL BRUNETTES
 
Classic Brunette shades look amazing on just about everyone and come in a breathtaking array of shades from sweet caramel to warm chestnut to smoking hot umber and spicy ginger. The trick is avoiding the drab side of brown – you know what we mean – the monotone look that lacks the subtle gradations and nuances that only a master colorist can impart. The best brunette shades glimmer with glamour and add drama through the deep intensity of their shadings.
 
Always warmly appealing and approachable, yet simmering with a touch of mystery, the chic brunette look is a top choice for women and men alike. Book an appointment to find out how brunette can work for you.

 

THE BLONDE BOMBSHELL
 
In order to look as if you were born blonde, the hair color must be multi-tonal. The light should appear to emanate from within, not painted on…a true give-away that your blonde tresses are man-made. The process results in undertones of deep honey enhanced with golden or strawberry blonde hues, or perhaps a base of pale hazelnut streaked with both copper and gold highlights that are balanced together with layers of complimentary shadings. Only a master colorist can create such an effect – that blonde that looks too natural to be a fake.
 
This color is surprisingly easy to maintain. Let one of our master colorists turn you into a natural-looking blonde by clicking here for an appointment.
 

 
RED HAIRED BEAUTY
 
RED is what’s happening now, but you must always ask yourself: Will Red Work for Me?

The best gauge is your skin tone. If you have a rosy, pink complexion, red works best for you. That is not to say that others cannot sport this color-of-the-moment, but if your skin is more on the olive side, red would not be your best choice.

If you and your colorist decide that red would work for you, here are some tips as well as caveats:

      1. Keep your hair in excellent condition because dry hair tends to lose its red color faster than other shades. Keep it moist with a weekly dose of Bollei Blends Balm or restore its silky condition before you go red with Bollei Blends Antidote. You should also have your ends trimmed on a regular basis.
      2. Since dry hair is enemy #1 to redheads, shampoo your hair either twice weekly or if your hair is super oily, every other day. Shampoo with Bollei Blends Damage Control (for color treated hair) or Refresh (for all hair types). Always avoid harsh shampoos since they especially speed up the color fading time.
      3. Wear hats and/or scarves to protect your hair color from the destructive UV rays. (Red hair oxidizes in a New York minute!)
      4. Avoid those unnatural-looking purplish-reds – opt for the more alluring coppery, auburn or strawberry tones. Let a Gerard Bollei® Salon Master Colorist custom design just the right red for you. Book an appointment today.

     
    Using the full color range of top products available, our hair color experts are wizards in single-process, double-process, highlights, low-lights, balayage, ombre, color weaving, glazing, tonalities and more. The go-to salon for Hair Color Repair, Gerard Bollei® has been setting the standard for hair color techniques for decades.
     
    Book your appointment today to experience the best hair coloring salon in New York City.
     

    Considering Color

    Gerard Bollei® Salon’s colorists can change your hair color either gradually over time or drastically in one visit, depending on the look you want to achieve and how quickly you want to achieve it.  If, however, you are looking to do something that we believe will damage your hair, we will not do it, and we will tell you why we will not do it.  Listen to us.  Our goal is to make you look your best while maintaining (or restoring) your hair’s health and vitality.
     
    To this end, Gerard Bollei® Salon offers complimentary, no obligation, consultations that allows you to meet with one of our color experts to discuss your options and find out the costs associated with those options.  So, whether you are looking to color your hair for the first time and are not sure where or how to begin, or whether you have been coloring your hair for years and are looking for a change but don’t know what color would look best on you, book a complimentary consultation now.  What are you waiting for?  There’s no obligation.
     

    Hair Color Maintenance

    Whether you color your hair or not, it is important to maintain the health of your hair.
     
    To help our clients maintain healthy, shiny hair, we developed the Bollei Blends Hair Care Product Line.  Our Bollei Blends products are salon-formulated and salon-tested.  Bollei Blends shampoos are made with the natural healer Whole-Leaf Aloe Vera, they are infused with aromatherapy-based herbal scents, and they are available in two formulas – Refresh for all hair types and Damage Control for color-treated hair.
     
    Refresh – A daily cleansing shampoo for all hair types.  It is formulated with a blend of Whole Leaf Aloe Vera, Rosemary, and Jasmine to gently yet effectively clear environmental impurities and other residues out of your hair.  Refresh shampoo restores the hair’s natural vibrancy and silkiness, leaving it utterly refreshed.
     

    Damage Control  – A non-abrasive shampoo for color-treated hair. It is formulated with Wheat Germ Oil, Rose Hips, and Jojoba Oil to infuse vitality and bounce into hair without causing your color to fade.

     
    Comfort – A deep-penetrating conditioner for all hair types.  It is designed to repair hair texture, strengthen your hair’s overall quality, and leave no product build-up.  It contains Whole Leaf Aloe Vera, Jasmine, and Sage, which is known for its healing power.
     
    Balm – Intensive therapy for your hair.  It is formulated with Whole Leaf Aloe Vera, Whole Wheat Protein, and the humectants Sorbitol and Glycerin to restore the health and shine to even the most abused hair.
     
    Antidote – A soothing treatment developed to heal damaged hair by restoring your hair’s natural luster and manageability.  This custom formula is made with 100% pure protein as its base, as well as Aloe Vera, Sage, Jasmine, Sunflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Clove Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Vitamin A, Eucalyptus Oil, Lavender Oil, Sage Oil, Carrot Oil and Vitamin D.
     
    For questions about our Bollei Blends products, please feel free to Contact Us.