The Colorist

JUL-AUG 2017

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18 The Colorist | JULY/AUGUST 2017 | John Sahag Workshop | NEW YORK CITY | @ s a h a g wo r k s h o p The Sahag Dry Cut and masterful color work persist—thanks to a dedicated staff of master stylists—at the legendary salon . color trends om coa to coa ! New York City the legacy lives on PLUS: VANCOUVER, WA SCHERERVILLE, IN SANTA MONICA, CA PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY OF JOHN SAHAG WORKSHOP top op STELLAR SALONS John Sahag, inventor of the legendary Sahag Dry Cut technique, opened the doors to his namesake salon in 1985. The visionary stylist's work appeared in photographs shot by the likes of Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier and Helmut Newton, and on the runways of designers including Issey Miyake and Cynthia Rowley. Despite Sahag's untimely passing at the age of 53 in 2005, his vision remains alive and well today at the John Sahag Workshop, where dedicated stylists still practice the Sahag Dry Cut, complemented by expert hair color services. "Each cut is made more beautiful and wearable with simply gorgeous, lush color that truly enhances the shape and nuances of the cut as well as the client's skin and eyes, while always maintaining or improving the integrity of the hair," says master educator and stylist Eiji Yamane. Clients return not only for the top-notch services they receive at the salon, but also for the soothing, tranquil environment that Sahag designed himself. "Our goal is to continue creating the experience of shaping and styling hair that is uniquely created for each client, just as John Sahag would have himself," says Kathy Dwyer, the salon's current owner. retail line SAHAG color line WELLA "I wanted to create an oasis away from the frenetic pace of New York life; to erase the edginess of urban living; and to revive the energy of each man and woman who enters into my space so they can leave feeling enhanced, refreshed and invigorated," John Sahag once said. FOUNDER JOHN SAHAG 1952–2005 [ EST. 1985 ]

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