Organic and Natural Hair Salons, NYC, NY

Organic and Natural Hair Salons, NYC, NY

Lower East Side, Flatiron District, Chelsea. A growing number of hair and color salons in Manhattan, NYC, are treating their client's hair with natural, ammonia-free solutions.

These aromatic and pleasant smelling dyes and conditioners are free of synthetic, bad-for-you ingredients. This new breed of salon owners and stylists, care not just about what they put on your hair, but about our environment as well.


Hale Organic Salon - Lower East Side, NYC

The word hale is an adjective used to describe a person who is strong, healthy, robust and full of life. That pretty much describes the philosophy and business model of owner and lead stylist Joe Murray at Hale Organic Salon. Joe and his uber-talented staff want to help their clients find a cleaner and greener alternative when it comes to keeping their hair beautiful and healthy.

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The salon itself is something out of a Vogue magazine photo-shoot. When you walk through the doors, prepare  to be dazzled. The reception desk is a baby grand piano. How cool is that? A majestic fireplace and antique mirror frame the salon chairs, where clients sit for their makeovers. The polished floors are comprised of wood salvaged from a two hundred year old barn. The salon's gorgeous French doors were re-claimed from a Nineteenth century rectory. This is the very definition of sustainable living.

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Joe Murray's mission in life, to bring natural and organic change to the salon industry began when he was a young stylist. Joe found that the various dyes and chemicals he had to work with were actually making him sick. For awhile, Joe worked the different shows, during fashion week, styling the model's hair. Burning the candle at both ends, Joe eventually decided to take a break from the business and evaluate just where he was headed in life.

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Wanting to take a more holistic approach to life, a refreshed and rejuvenated Joe opened Hale Salon, a green oasis of tranquility that would serve stressed out New Yorkers. Putting together a team of professionals who cared about the environment as musch as he does, Joe recruited several Vidal Sasson-trained stylists to set up shop at Hale.

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At Hale Salon, your well-being is their priority. You won't find any harmful aerosols or chemical-laden sprays here. To complete your natural and organic styling experience, Hale uses only the best products. Joe and his team test every shampoo, dye and conditioner on themselves before introducing the product into the salon. Hale uses the superb John Masters' organic  product line.

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At Hale Salon, clean living and organic, environmentally friendly practices are an ongoing commitment, not just buzz-words that are good for business. Joe Murray and his team style hair with a sense of purpose. Whenever you need a color and cut or just feel like pampering yourself, give Joe and his cutting crew a call. You'll be really glad that you did.

Location and Hours:

91 Franklin street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 966-5656


Wed:    11 AM to 8 PM
Thurs:  12 PM to 9 PM
Fri:    11 AM to 8 PM
Sat:    10 AM to 6 PM
Sun:    10 AM to 5 PM

Swing Organic Salon - Lower East Side, NYC

At Swing Organic Salon, you will indulge in beauty without compromise. Everything that you have come to expect from a high end salon, and more, is available at Swing Organic.

The surroundings are intimate and cozy. The air that you breath is fresh and free of toxins and chemicals. Your experience only gets better when you meet the personable and dedicated owners, lead stylist Luis Alfonso and his charming partner in life, Caroline Holley.

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Luis has over twenty years of experience in the salon business and working with organic hair care and color. Clients describe Luis as an artist and an alchemist. At Swing Organic, one size does-not-fit-all. After an initial consultation, Luis will develop a customized color formula and hair style for you. Once you update your look at Swing, you'll never let anyone else touch your hair ever again. Except, of course, your significant other, who will rave about how good your hair looks and how soft it is.

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An organic salon  systems certified hair colorist, Luis knows exactly what he is doing. His knowledge of the organic system's principles, creative color options and color correction techniques, is second to none.

At Swing, the organic hair color that Luis uses is enriched with gentle, natural conditioning agents, anti-aging antioxidants, nourishing vitamins, amino acids and soothing, natural plant extracts. Luis and Caroline searched far and wide before selecting the globally respected Kevin Murphy line of shampoos, styling aids and conditioners for their salon. An eco-friendly company, Kevin Murphy does not test any of its products on animals.

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How green is Swing Salon?  A few years ago, the owners had a carbon-filtered air purification system installed in the salon. Moreover, their power supply is 100% wind sourced. Swing by and say hello to this innovative and talented couple. See for yourself the difference that organic and natural treatment can make for your hair.

Location and Hours

280  east 10th street
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-2008



Tues-Fri: 11 AM to 7 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday:   10 AM to 6 PM
Monday:  Closed

Salon Eco Chic - Lower East Side, NYC

Salon Eco Chic is located in one of the most stylish and trendiest neighborhoods in the city, the Lower East side. The salon, which is as peaceful and tranquil as a Yoga studio, is only a few blocks from the Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall, a ton of really cool  stores and boutiques as well as Washington Square Park. So even if you don't live in the area; you've got a bunch of good reasons why you should book an appointment at Salon Eco Chic and make a day of your visit.

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The service here is very personal. You are MORE than just a client at Salon Eco Chic. Their penchant for delivering great cuts ,colors  and styles , as well as their friendly approach is why the salon receives so many referrals from satisfied customers.

Eco Chic's stylists specialize in trend setting ,precision  cuts as well as providing natural and organic hair coloring.  The salon's products are natural and plant based. Your hair will be nourished to its healthiest state. Or, as the  stylists like to say ..... The healthy  hair look that we all strive for can only really come from actual healthy hair". Makes sense, doesn't it? If you treat your hair with shampoos and conditioners that are full of chemicals, your hair won't feel right. It won't feel natural to the touch. That's not what you want.

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Choose a healthier way to be beautiful with the folks at Salon Eco Chic.

Location and Hours:

150 second avenue
New York, NY 10003
(212) 388-9942


Mon-Fri:  11 AM to 8 PM
Saturday: 11 AM to 7 PM
Sunday:   11 AM to 6 PM


Mauricio Hair Studio - Flatiron District, NYC

In Manhattan's Famed Flatiron neighborhood, Mauricio Hair Salon has emerged from a crowd of competitors, as the place to go for an all-organic hair and style transformation. Mauricio Cifuentes and his artistic team of stylists don't just cut hair, they sculpt your tresses. This is advanced hair styling that utilizes toxin-free treatments.

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Prior to performing any treatment or service; Maurizio analyzes the integrity of your hair. Mauricio and his stylists will detoxify your hair, treating it with different proteins and moisture levels in order to balance hair PH and restore elasticity. After your color and cut has been done, master stylist Mauricio will provide you with a home regimen,  comprised of plant-derived, toxin-free products. These shampoos and conditioners will enable you to continue the hair repair process in the comfort of your home.

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Services include non-toxic color and highlights, precise, customized cuts, intensive organic repair treatments and hair extensions. The salon even does make-up  and hair for your Wedding day. Some of the studio's most popular services are color correction and their signature color rejuvenating glaze. The secret to Mauricio's success, besides a ton of charm and talent, is the studio's  clean color technology. This prevents allergic reactions caused by skin contact with harmful toxins and chemicals.

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At Mauricio's, you will also receive pregnancy friendly care. Becoming pregnant is, often, a wake-up call for women to re-evaluate their nutritional habits and lifestyle in general. This safety-first outlook should also extend to your choice of salon. Mauricio Hair  studio allows you to look naturally radiant and beautiful while you are pregnant.

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Your hair is the canvas they paint on. When Mauricio and his colleagues do a cut, they artistically sculpt your hair. If Mauricio Studio had been around during the glory days of Renaissance Florence, patrons of the arts like the famed Medici family would certainly have been interested in sponsoring them.

Location and Hours:

210 Fifth avenue
New York, NY 10010
(212) 532-3030


Monday:   12 PM to 6 PM
Tues-Fri: 10 AM to 8 PM
Sat:      10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday:   Closed


Yarok Beauty Kitchen - Chelsea, NYC

Yarok's beauty team includes some of the most talented hair stylists and make-up artists in the city. You will be pampered in a hip, relaxed atmosphere. Leave your day to day stress at the door. Yarok's team will take care of the rest. The salon is your refuge from the mundane and ordinary. Unique can be an overused word but not when it is applied to Yarok Beauty Kitchen. There's simply no other salon in the city quite like this one.

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Founded by Mordechai Alvow, Yarok, Beauty Kitchen blends traditional recipes of nutrient-rich basic and essential oils with modern technology. Mordechai likes to think of himself as both a creative stylist and an essential oils chef, as it were. He has created a line of botanically-based restorative hair care products which are used exclusively in the salon.

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When you come in for a cut and color, you will delight in watching Mordechai as he custom blends your new hair color in glass beakers. He will create an aromatic, sensory-satisfying essential oils treatment just for you and your hair. Your scalp will be nourished with vital, can't do without nutrients.

Yarok's entire hair care line (each and every one created by the styling wizard Mordechai), is a blend of organic and natural botanicals that meet one hindred percent of all vegan requirements. Every ingredient that goes into their products is responsibly harvested and is free of any alcohol, parabens, or sulfates.

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FYI, Yarok means Green in Hebrew. And that's what the beauty kitchen is all about. Sustainable beauty treatments that will work wonders for your scalp, hair and skin. Yarok has a mission statement comprised of only a very few, but very special words, Food for your head. Good for the Earth.

Location and Hours

39 west 19th street, suite 610
New York, NY 10011
(212) 876-4293

Hours: By appointment only

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