I'm sometimes hesitant to try out new salons. Everyone can't work with natural hair. Thankfully Hale's website contains a section where salon goers can 'meet" their potential stylists — and the bios contain the pros' specialties. Not only was I matched with someone who babied my curls, but the space is one of the coolest I've been to...
Green Choice: Hale Organic Salon Pregnant women and everyday chemical-phobes get a nontoxic salon experience at the first solo venture from John Masters Organics alumnus Joe Murray. The color here is ammonia-free, shampoos and products are all organic (some are even vegan), and, in the rare event that hair spray is used, it’s relegated to a separately vented-and-filtered “fume room.”
Tribecca's Hale Organic Salon promises cutting-edge cuts and color, and a little something off-menu—air you can breathe. That’s the M.O. of owner Joe Murray, a ring leader of the city’s natural hair-salon movement….
Where Julianne Moore’s character in Safe would get her hair done. … Handsome room keeps it green with architectural salvage for décor. Hair styling provided for men, women, and the rug rats of Tribeca.