The blog contains pictures of new hairstyles and haircuts, balayage and creative haircolor, tips and makeup looks for everyone. Browse below to find inspiration.

Creative Hair: Short Layered Bob, Bangs and Manic Panic Blue on Brown Hair

Short layered bob haircuts are forever IN and ideal hairstyles for fine hair but… when you pair yours with daring hues, this classic hairstyle turns super-sexy! Our model is colleague and hairdresser Lau Gallico. Her hair’s signature elements: short bangs and no ordinary color. Style & Photography: Marco Candela Michelus Hair Color: Lau Gallico How […] Read more

Looking for the Perfect Blonde Shade? Try This Beige Blonde Hair Color to Spruce Up Your Look and Save Your Locks

New Hair Color Trends : Dark blonde hair mixed with pearly babylights for a beige blonde effect  Color & styling: Ivy Lappin Makeup artist: JV Galindo Photography: Marco Candela Michelus   Makeover, before and after pictures Model Before Hair Color Transformation They say blondes have more fun, but many blonde gals have similar complaints: hair often looks flat and […] Read more

Low Maintenance Hair Color in 2016 is HOT: Express Your Style Through Hair

Pastel hair shades are fading fast.  Not only literally, but also from the hair trends of the moment.  Instead,  natural hues and more vibrant tones which do not require bleaching your hair first, emerge as chic and sophisticated.  Your beauty routine in 2016 just got easier! Hannah, our model,  confessed she didn’t own any makeup.  Her […] Read more

Lance Lappin Salon Celebrates Thirty Years in Business

As pioneers of TriBeCa, Lance Lappin Salon and its founders Ivy and Lance Lappin witnessed their neighborhood evolve from a small bohemian artist colony to the most sought after place to live, or have a business in the thirty years that they’ve called TriBeCa home. As a collaborative concept, they conceived their business plan and design of […] Read more

A Regular Day In The Life Of Hair Stylists: Behind The Scenes Beauty

See what goes on behind the scenes when our hair stylists are at work: The Colorist’s Vision: A rich, ammonia-free brown shade to add depth without straying too much from the original color.   Topped with hand-painted highlights to add dimension and extra-shine.  Dimensional color makes fine hair appear thicker. The highlights are well placed […] Read more

Shades of Brown Hair: How To Pick The Best Hair Color For Your Skin Tone

Hair is a huge accessory, so finding the perfect hair color hue for your skin tone is crucial. Best advice?  Colorist Sandra Vasilescu explains:   Hair color must complement skin tone and eye color.  Hair that is too light, too dark or the wrong hue can make your skin look unflattering.  As a general rule, […] Read more

Contour Hair and Your Best Features with Sun-Kissed Highlights

Hair contouring sculpts features and brightens eyes and skin tone   Balayage expert: Sandra Vasilescu Hair stylist: Crystal Lake Makeup artist: Yves de Leon […] Read more

New Hair Color Trends: Why Is Neon Hair Color Better Than Pastel

 NEW HAIR TRENDS This season’s beauty craze is all about new hair color trends and bold hairstyles.  Vivid neon hair color hues replace last year’s pastels Haircut  & Photography: Marco Candela Michelus Sunset Orange: Hair Stylist Crystal Lake Makeup Artist: JV Galindo   Hair stylist Crystal Lake took the trend to the next level with this Sunset Orange shade that she […] Read more


Hair Treatments For Girls With Frizzy, Curly Or Dry Hair What makes Cezanne Keratin Treatment better than other smoothing treatments?   CEZANNE IS SAFE!!  IT IS FORMALDEHYDE FREE This keratin smoothing treatment makes your hair strong and lustrous, without the typical volume loss.  Go from sexy curls to straight hair and vice versa any time and […] Read more

How To Dress Up Your Short Pixie Haircut

Take Your Short Pixie Haircut To The Next Level With These Easy Tricks… Hair: Lau Gallico Makeup: Dino Mastrogiovanni Photography: Marco Candela Michelus You need a bendable hair paste that allows you to control hair shape and texture. Hair stylist Lau Gallico recommends Redken Rewind 06– Pliable Styling Paste.  Buy Redken Rewind Cream, 5 Ounce Apply a […] Read more

Layered Haircut For Long Hair And Oval Faces: Tousled Texture, Face-Framing Layers And Best Volumizing Hair Products

Inspired by beauty trends in 2015, Marco and JV’s latest collaboration — hair and makeup — speaks volume. Hair & Photography: Marco Candela Michelus Makeup: JV Galindo Most haircuts work well on oval-shaped faces.  However, if you want long hair, your haircut must have face-framing layers to keep your face’s natural balance.  For women who […] Read more

Bella Gioia’s Curls: Dino’s Tips And Favorite Curly Hair Products

We all want what we don’t have. Women with curly hair want straight hair, women with pin straight hair wish to have curls.  Sounds familiar? Gioia, one of Dino’s regular clients, is no exception to the rule.  In addition to her typical hair routine consisting of regular haircuts, single process and balayage highlights, Gioia comes […] Read more

Is Blonde Right For You? Getting To The “Root” Of The Matter

Beautiful Blonde Hair Means Healthy, Shiny Hair Is Blonde Right For You? Color & Style: Nicole Parkinson Makeup: JV Galindo Photography: Marco Candela Michelus   Unwanted tones that are too ashy, or too brassy are issues you’ll have to deal with often when you choose to go blonde; it all depends on how dark of […] Read more

Wedding Makeup Looks: An Ethereal Makeup By JV Galindo

Wedding Makeup: The Ethereal Look Dazzle your guests on your wedding day with glowing skin, opalescent nude lips, defined eyebrows and invisible eye make-up finished with long eyelashes. To show off your mane and keep your look ethereal, opt for  a wavy hairstyle with deep-side part that cascades on to one shoulder.  HAIR AND MAKEUP: JV […] Read more

Mens Haircuts 2015: Fashion Trends, Useful Hair Products & The New Pompadour Hairstyle For Guys

 Useful Mens Hair Products, Fashion Trends plus Hair Styling Tips for the Pompadour Haircut Created & photographed by Marco Candela Michelus The modern Pompadour hairstyle is extra-long on top, and short on sides and back. Marco’s latest interpretation of the pompadour hairstyle makes a bold fashion statement. With exaggerated length on top while back and sides […] Read more

African-American Haircare: Tips And Must-Have Natural Hair Products

Every day, a significant number of  African-American women give up hair weaves and relaxers to embrace the beauty of their natural hair.  According to the consumer research group Mintel, the relaxer segment of the Black haircare category has suffered a staggering decline since 2008, as more and more women prefer to wear their hair natural. Nicole Parkinson […] Read more

Marco’s Fine Hair Tips: Add Volume To Hair And Best Volumizing Hair Products

Straight, fine hair is naturally smooth and reflects light better than curly hair.  However, it often lacks volume.  Look natural or trendy with Marco’s tips for fine hair and learn how to add more body and texture: After you shampoo your hair, spread conditioner on your finger tips.  Flip your head upside down, add conditioner to hair […] Read more

Beauty Trends & Natural Makeup Looks: Hannah’s Makeover Pictures

Hannah’s willingness to play around with her look, inspired our stylists and makeup artist to create this dramatic hair and makeup transformation.  Scroll down to see her journey: BEFORE… Hair stylist Crystal Lake planned Hannah’s new look, based on her hair texture.  She wanted to create an effortless  hairstyle, a boyish haircut with a touch […] Read more

Meet The Girl With Blue Hair And Discover How To Style Short Sexy Hair

From pixies and crops to quiffs and shags, short hair is without a doubt a hot hair trend this year. Top models, celebrities and real women alike  have chopped their locks into fun, short haircuts. The girl with blue hair stands out, with shocking, head-turning color and lots of texture.  Avatar and Gina Lollobrigida inspire this  […] Read more

Balayage Hair: How To Decide If Balayage Is For You

“… I adore the balayage highlights and my hair looks so good. I’m beyond happy with it.”   Welcome to the Balayage Information Station.  Here you will learn the difference between Balayage highlights and traditional highlights. You will also discover what Balayage is all about and if it’s the right choice for you and your […] Read more

I was looking for salons near me and stumbled upon Lance Lappin Salon and Crystal Lake…

How would you describe your approach to doing hair? I approach each service as a creative collaboration with my client.  I aim for looks that are both fashion forward and functional. Do you customize a hair color service for each and every client? I like color that flatters natural tones in the skin and eyes […] Read more

Galindo’s Wedding Hair And Makeup Tips

Featured Bride On Cover Of FLORIDA WEDDINGS Magazine: Hair and Makeup By JV Galindo Here comes the bride… Calming a bride’s nerves on her wedding day is no easy feat.  But JV Galindo, Brazilian celebrity hair stylist, manages to do just that, every single time he gets hired.  When Galindo is not  traveling to style […] Read more

Caramel Highlights On Brown Hair: Low Maintenance Balayage For Brunettes

Highlights, when done right, look incredibly natural even on dark brown hair.  What is the secret? BALAYAGE!     Balayage is a free style highlighting technique. Balayage emphasizes layers and creates movement in a graceful way. Best part? Grow it out and it turns into the perfect ombre. The ombre hair trend is still strong. […] Read more

Beauty Trends You Should Definitely Try in 2016: Gold Hair Color, Metallic Gold Eyeshadow

2016 Beauty Forecast: Casual glam, smooth-and-tousled, metallic eyeshadow, fresh-face makeup and bright colors for bold girls.  Rose gold hair was big in 2015 and it’s huge this year!   Ring in the New Year with an alluring new hair color or style.  Beauty trends in 2016 embrace effortless hairstyles and pretty hair color with vibrant hues. Today we […] Read more

Men With Good Hair: Haircuts For Gents With Longer Hair

The secret to a great longer haircut is weight distribution.  Too much hair at the back or too little, ruins its sexy man feel.  You know Marco got this cut right, when you see how good this guy’s hair looks from every angle.  Hair & Photography:  Marco Candela Michelus How to style Start with HydroHair. This […] Read more

Grooming Matters: Guys With Curly Hair

Men Curly Hairstyles: A Grooming Guide Hair & Photography: Marco Candela Michelus   Yup, men have bad hair days too.  Creating a groomed, yet stylish hairstyle for a guy with curly hair is not always an easy task.  Here are some essential grooming tips from Marco:   Go To A Stylist, Not A Barber Barbers […] Read more

2015 Hair Color Trends: Hair Painting For Sun Kissed Highlights

Hair painting also known as BALAYAGE, is more than a trend.  Hair painting is a  highlighting technique that is always in style because of its low maintenance and high effect.   “I love my hair, Sandra! Thank you Keira R. for letting us use your beautiful selfie! :) […] Read more

Muse: Portrait Photography By Marco

Portraits Photography At Lance Lappin Salon In TriBeCa By Marco Candela Michelus […] Read more

Hair Salon NYC: Best Hair Care Products For Platinum Blondes Plus Best Tinted Moisturizer For A Glowing Complexion

Hair Salon NYC: Advice On How To Care For Your Blonde Hair ♦ ♦ ♦ With Platinum Hair Color Comes Great Commitment ♦ ♦ ♦ Style & Makeup: JV Galindo Photography: Marco Candela Michelus Hair Color: Sandra Vasilescu High Maintenance Color–>Dramatic Impact If you are darker than the lightest brown with very little gray hair: For […] Read more

Mens Hairstyles For 2015: Get Inspired With These Pictures Of Short Haircuts Plus Best Products To Sculpt Your Hair

Mens Short Hair  & Popular Beard Styles Hair and Photography:  Marco Candela Michelus Facial Hair Styles Pictures Sculpted Hair And Beard Styles Scroll down to check out the best hair products to sculpt your hair DAVINES MEDIUM HOLD CREAM This is an adaptable paste with invisible effect.  It has medium hold and allows you to […] Read more

Mens Hair Styles: Teen Boys Haircuts We Love

Teen Boy Haircut Hair & Photography: Marco Candela Michelus   […] Read more

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