Ask someone who lives in NYC and works in the beauty industry where they got their newly platinum, pink, or teal hair done, and chances are they'll simply say they went to "Aura." They're talking about Aura Friedman, the cult-beloved colorist at Sally Hershberger's downtown salon. The infinite edginess of Friedman's work has made her a favorite among editors — not to mention top-tier celebs like Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lawrence.
So, it makes sense that her Instagram account is an ongoing source of wonder. From before-and-after shots of her creations to images of the hair that inspires her, her feed is almost as good as booking an appointment. Almost.
It's all happening so fast, isn't it? The tree is up at Rockefeller Center, and we begrudgingly welcome the subsequent gridlock. Lights are twinkling, our favorite department store windows are awe-worthy, and RSVPs have been answered.
If there's one time of year I want to get really decked out and glammed up, this is read
There are certain life trials all New Yorkers are bound to experience: delayed subway trains, the impossibility of hailing a cab in the rain, and the highly dreaded and inevitable polar vortex.
While temperatures this season haven't hit sub-zero just yet, you can never be too prepared. So, to adequately prep ourselves read