Tag Archives: beauty

Hair-doers

“You look ridiculous. We can fix that.”

So said a sign last month outside The Hive Hair Studio, an upstart salon opened just last year on Whitney…

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Pretty Site

Makeup station at Capture Salon

If the walls of 100 Crown Street could talk, they would share rich tales of Elm City life at the turn of the 20th century. Built in 1903, the New Haven Water Company originally occupied the building, which was designed …

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Making-Up Is Hard To Do

d.d.Nickel, photographed by Steve Depino

Ask make-up artist d.d. (of d.d.Nickel) about her favorite era, and she’ll answer in a heartbeat: the 1940s. “That’s when women looked like women and men looked like men,” she says with a twinkle. A look around her little shop …

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A Cut Above

“I wanted to be the female version of Indiana Jones,” Karma Salon owner Cheryl L. McMahon shared with me recently when asked if she always wanted to work with hair. I couldn’t help but smile at her refreshingly honest response. …

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