Okay, I have been a bit reluctant to write this… because selfishly, I don’t want to find Art too booked up to see me. On the other hand, the man has an amazing talent that really should be shared. He is that rare beauty buddy who has your best interests at heart. In his case, I think it is a matter of professional pride. So if you are looking for a hair professional to care for your hair, I would only comfortably recommend Art. From cut to color – he’s the best.
Here’s my story…. I have been seeing Art every 6 to 8 weeks for the past three years. When I first started with him, my hair was wildly out of control. It was dry and frizzy in parts, curly on some parts of my head and straight in others. I had been seeing a colorist who did foils for me, but unfortunately the results varied widely from treatment to treatment. The situation was desperate. He soon brought me to sanity.
First, he identified a better color for my skin tone, then he changed the coloring process to a simpler and gentler one that provided more natural and predictable results. As our visits progressed, my old hair was trimmed away and the new hair that grew in and he cared for was lovelier and lovelier.
He is up on the new products that work and he has introduced me to great stand-bys. He’s definitely more of an advocate, then a salesman. He tells me what will work and then leaves it up to me. I really feel that Art very genuinely wants my hair in top condition. The last treatment he recommended was absolutely one of the best! A color touch-up, a bit of a trim, and then he finished it off with a Hawaiian Blow-out. My hair looks and feels amazing. Even after repeated washings.
I think the key to Art’s success, is that he builds the relationship with you slowly. He will only go as fast as you are comfortable with changes and he will be honest and frank with you if it’s going to take some time or if something is not going to work for your hair type or face shape. For me, it’s been a wonderful journey and it keeps getting better! The best compliment to Art is that I was recently mistaken for 35 or 40 years of age – not bad for a 51 year old woman. You have got to admit that’s one amazing hair cut!