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New Salon Featuring Styling and Sharing


SHair owner and stylist, Shinji Sato welcomes customers from all walks of life. He considers the salon to be a third place between clients’ homes and workplaces.

This July new player SHair entered the New York salon scene in an attractive West Village location. According to owner and stylist, Shinji Sato, the salon’s name comes from the idea of a local shared space. Its atmosphere is both inviting and quirky, with interesting touches like retro furniture and specially designed wooden chairs. A dog water bowl placed outside the salon even makes it appealing to canines. In conjunction with the theme of sharing, SHair donates a portion of its proceeds to an organization that makes wigs for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

The salon’s three Japanese stylists naturally excel in customer service and a variety of advanced techniques that use products which cause the least amount of damage to hair. Sato’s personal specialty is short cuts, which range from sharp to cute depending on what customers are looking for. His customer-centered approach is clear when he says, “I don’t want to be #1 in the world, I just want to be #1 to my customers and to be known within the community.”

Fall is the season to repair hair from summer damage and to try out new looks such as dark lowlights. Why not check out SHair, open seven days a week with discounted rates for students and West Village residents?


SHair offers not only top quality hair service, but an aesthetically pleasing space. Small details like vintage speakers and a lego Tokyo Tower add uniqueness to the salon.

SHair 178 W. Houston St., (bet. 6th Ave. & Downing St.), New York, NY 10014
TEL: 917-388-2830