Scott J.

Morningside Heights

Reviews

Raye Barbieri
Raye Barbieri
22:53 26 Feb 22
Ana Gabriela Alvarez
Ana Gabriela Alvarez
03:10 22 Feb 22
Katrina B
Katrina B
23:37 29 Jan 22
Marianela Tirado
Marianela Tirado
14:47 24 Dec 21
I’ve been here about 4 times. I’ve gotten my haircut by Clarke, Jasmine and Caprio… and they all do a phenomenal job! Everyone is so friendly and professional. I love this place!
Kate
Kate
12:16 09 Dec 21
Best Salon in Morningside Heights. I have been going to Anyelica for years. She is the BEST!!! Highly recommend!
Margot Letso
Margot Letso
01:46 23 Nov 21
Carpio is excellent. Best haircut (short) I ever had. And even after I wash my hair, the hair style is easy to maintain.Don't even have to blow dry. It just falls into place. Thank you Carpio!
Maireda Place
Maireda Place
21:24 04 Nov 21
My stylist, Anjelica, takes the time to talk to talk to me about my hair and my style and color preferences. She is friendly and professional every time I see her.She also does an excellent job helping me look my best!!
Felicia Rodriguez
Felicia Rodriguez
18:18 18 Jul 21
Corrie Ehler
Corrie Ehler
14:23 07 Jul 21
Good service, friendly vibes near Columbia.
Erika Dailey
Erika Dailey
20:22 18 Jun 21
Michael Zaun
Michael Zaun
12:31 03 Apr 21
Jasmine is the best! Great service, and awesome cuts!
Araliza
Araliza
13:36 14 Mar 21
I had one of the best salon experience of my life. The hair stylist I was paired with was Lexi and she is amazing. She took the time out to listen to me and understand what i was looking for in terms of a transformational look. She was very professional but still made me feel comfortable as if I've known her before. Lexi made the coloring process smooth and easy. I love my new hair color. When i stepped out of the chair I felt beautiful. I highly recommend this salon and ofcourse Lexi.. she's awesome! Thanks Lexi!
Leslie Frost
Leslie Frost
14:34 16 Jan 21
Kim Kerfoot
Kim Kerfoot
23:18 15 Dec 20
dana keeler
dana keeler
23:19 29 Sep 20
This was my first time at this salon. Clarke was my hairstylist. She was very professional, listened to what I wanted, looked at the photos I brought and really GOT what I was asking for. Thank you Clarke. Everyone was friendly and protocols adhered to for styling under COVID-19. I will return.
Erica Reed
Erica Reed
22:28 09 Sep 20
I got a wonderful haircut from Clarke at the Morningside Heights location - she looked at the photos I brought as examples of the cut I was going for, then cut and styled my hair to look exactly like the photos, but even better. She was lovely to speak with, and gave me excellent styling and blowdrying tips. The salon is strictly adhering to covid protocols, and the entire space was clean and welcoming. I look forward to returning for all my future cuts.
Francisco Díaz
Francisco Díaz
20:46 09 Jul 20
Great service even amid Covid-19. Haircut as required and good as always.
Raffi Mark
Raffi Mark
15:48 08 Mar 20
Tyler Green
Tyler Green
03:12 21 Feb 20
Lidia Blanco
Lidia Blanco
23:19 02 Feb 20
Johanna Daily
Johanna Daily
20:46 04 Jan 20
Great service. Friendly convenient talented
LK Garner
LK Garner
06:40 29 Dec 19
Jessica Reveri
Jessica Reveri
22:34 28 Dec 19
Tom Repetti
Tom Repetti
18:03 19 Dec 19
A. Quaas
A. Quaas
00:59 09 Dec 19
I can highly recommend this salon. Demi cut my hair beautifully, just the way I wanted. And on top she was great fun to talk to. I had a real Spa time. And at a very good price, too.
Nicholas
Nicholas
15:18 07 Dec 19
They are really nice and it is a good mid range salon. I have been a few times before and would probably go again. I am a bit disappointed because I showed the stylist multiple photos of which length hair I wanted, while also discussing this with him or her, and the front length ended up being considerably shorter than what I had indicated or asked for. It doesn’t look bad; it’s just not what I asked for and the error was I think more a matter of mild negligence rather than normal disappointment about the results as it is really quite easy to just not cut off a huge amount of hair all at once in the front when your client has told you what length he wants.
L. Moral
L. Moral
21:30 02 Dec 19
Nice place
Mina Latifi
Mina Latifi
23:55 22 Nov 19
I have an amazing haircut by Norman in order to cut down split ends and I'm so happy with my healthy hair now. He did it very well.Additionally, there is a 10% off discount for studends here.
Niloufar Saharkhiz
Niloufar Saharkhiz
22:41 05 Nov 19
TERRY MEHRER
TERRY MEHRER
16:18 31 Oct 19
Victor Goldsmith
Victor Goldsmith
23:53 29 Oct 19
Shari Levithan
Shari Levithan
23:27 29 Oct 19
Rachel Leifer
Rachel Leifer
11:35 23 Oct 19
Great with my 7yo
Matthew Arthur-Gray
Matthew Arthur-Gray
01:52 09 Oct 19
Always professional.
Stefano Fusi
Stefano Fusi
21:14 26 Sep 19
Bushra Sayed-Ganguly
Bushra Sayed-Ganguly
00:01 11 Sep 19
Leah
Leah
01:11 31 Aug 19
Great experience with Sade at Scott J. Excellent cut, wonderful wash with head massage, and a very reasonable price for the service. Will be back!
Lauren Janzekovich
Lauren Janzekovich
16:52 08 Jul 19
I will start by saying that I am very particular about my bangs.I had an appointment with Gia for the first time. I asked for a cut and layers / style. I showed her pictures of what I like and she gave suggestions and we came to an agreement. She washed my hair, conditioned it, and gave me a nice shoulder and neck rub.My previous stylist used to part my hair how I do before cutting it wet, so it made me nervous when Gia cut my hair with the part down the middle.Then I became upset when she blow-dried my hair parted down the middle, so my bangs were separated, flopped on either side. I don’t like that, because once my hair dries in the middle part, my bangs don’t cooperate to the side anymore. So I was visibly annoyed then.She finished drying and tried to show me my completed hair - still with the bangs parted down the middle. I almost lost it.Then she tried to comb them (bangs) over and trim them, and they pretty much cooperated, but they didn’t look how you want your bangs to look when you leave the hairdresser.She finished up and I tried to keep my cool (but failed - sorry, Gia) and paid and left.I got home and fixed my bangs, but overall the cut was great. Pretty much exactly what I wanted.Moral of the story: I’m a control freak, but Gia did a great jobTLDR: Gia is great. If you’re particular about something, tell her in the beginning.
William Reid
William Reid
23:20 04 Jul 19
Great staff, very skilled!
Gabriel Multedo
Gabriel Multedo
14:57 23 Jun 19
Ananya Parthasarathy
Ananya Parthasarathy
13:28 22 Jun 19
Shinhye Kim김신혜
Shinhye Kim김신혜
17:03 17 Jun 19
It was really amazing experience in this salon.I got a hair cut from Gia. She is so nice and professional. She exactly knew what I want. It was the first time visitting hair salon in NYC and I totally satisfied. other staffs are also very kind.
abigailgeorge
abigailgeorge
23:51 14 Jun 19
*UPDATE*The general manager Robert Hitchcock emailed me immediately and offered a credit at any location to get my hair fixed with a senior stylist. I ended up going to the UES location so he recommended TARA. She IS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy with my hair. We cut it pixie short and she got all the yellow, green, purple out of my hair with no burning! She is so talented! Robert was so professional and quickly responded to email. I am so grateful I have a new stylist in Tara. Thank you both!!!Very disappointed. I scheduled an appointment for a cut and single process. It turned into a double process, 6 hours, and $300.It was obvious the stylist, Gia, was NOT comfortable working with blondes. I needed to fix my roots, they had recently grown out very long and the rest of my hair was quite blonde. I had mentioned multiple times I don't like bright blonde, I like ash. She used bleach, didn't process it long enough and it came out yellow. So we did a second process, I was hopeful at this point that it would come out well. It was better than the yellow and good enough. At that point I was ready to get out of there.She had mentioned I should do partial highlights next time - good to know - but I'm not the expert and I did not recommend bleach in the first place. She did a nice, simple cutting of my ends.The more I look at my hair today in natural light, the more I realized how awful it looks. It is different bands of white and yellow.I understand blonde isn't easy but there was no discount and I was charged 2x more than I was initially quoted over the phone. It was never communicated to me how much more it would cost.I love Aveda salons, they are the only salons I go to but this was completely unacceptable. I wish I had been more vocal when I was there but didn't understand how bad it looked until the next day.
Debby Martinez
Debby Martinez
23:36 26 May 19
It was amazing.The workers are extremely kind, and provide you with answers and things you needIm so happy they did such a nice short haircut on thick hairMany places i went to couldnt do it to my hairAnd it was done for such a good priceIm happy i chose this place to cut my hair
Daisy Salazar
Daisy Salazar
18:38 24 May 19
Rhoannon Muller
Rhoannon Muller
11:29 15 May 19
Mary Swinson
Mary Swinson
00:01 19 Apr 19
This afternoon Onika trimmed my bangs-- she did an AMAZING job. She started out by asking me about what I wanted my bangs to look like, showed me how things looked after she did the first trim, and then made sure they were finished as I liked. She was super funny and made me feel very comfortable the whole time.
Syed Adeel Ahsan
Syed Adeel Ahsan
17:16 31 Mar 19
Carpio is fantastic. An excellent hair stylist. Very efficient but very thorough. Takes on any vague advice and turns it into reality.The hair shampoo chairs suck completely though. Super uncomfy.
Ewerton Garcia
Ewerton Garcia
23:01 18 Mar 19
First time at Scott J Salon and I was very lucky to get the Amazing Clarke. I told her what I was looking to get with my hair and she got it right the way. Left very satisfied with my haircut and the treatment I got Definitely will come back. Thank you.
Pamela Marte
Pamela Marte
23:31 21 Feb 19
Dana Shaw
Dana Shaw
14:32 21 Feb 19
I love this place. Everyone is friendly and welcoming and it's a nice space without the pretension of other nice salons. I see Raphael regularly and he makes my hair look better than I could dream. I actually enjoy going there which is a first for any salon!
Lashelle Wilkes
Lashelle Wilkes
13:54 11 Feb 19
I got the most amazing cut from Carmen. I didn’t have to wait around for her, she took her time, and was very attentive to what I wanted. She was also very knowledgeable on the products she used, and explained why she used them on my hair. She made me feel like the products she used were customized for me. It was a wonderful experience, my search for a stylist is over.
Jenny Barrington
Jenny Barrington
19:36 02 Jan 19
Dasuni Rathnayake
Dasuni Rathnayake
18:15 30 Dec 18
Gabriela Galilea
Gabriela Galilea
22:31 26 Dec 18
Amazing service! I even got a complementary neck massage
Tara Connolly
Tara Connolly
00:11 06 Dec 18
Everyone I had the pleasure to meet at the salon today was delightful. The staff are warm, welcoming and professional. This was my first visit, but I was treated like an old friend. The young man who washed my hair and gave me a bit of a neck n shoulder has a magical touch. Gentle and calming. What a doll! Best and most importantly of all, Norman gave me a beautiful cut! It looks even better than I imagined. I will definitely be returning.
Ruth C. Vasquez
Ruth C. Vasquez
16:59 20 Oct 18
Claudia gave me an amazing haircut, not everyone can ✂ curly hair. Blow dry was something I never experienced before she didnt burn me or pull hard. Shampoo guy was so gentle, I didn't get soaked and great 💆. The eyebrow lady was out of this 🌎! Eyebrow massage , lavender scent and perfectly shaped eyebrows. Such a warming relaxing setup. The receptionist was wonderful and welcoming. I recommend this place to anyone. I will be returning in a couple of months though Im coming from PA.-Ruth Vasquez , Hanover twp, PA
Thegr8gavo
Thegr8gavo
21:24 16 Oct 18
Sylvie Hörning
Sylvie Hörning
12:34 30 Sep 18
Deanna Melendez
Deanna Melendez
18:25 15 Sep 18
Jewels is amazing!
Christina Johnson
Christina Johnson
01:26 13 Sep 18
Emma B
Emma B
20:32 11 Sep 18
I had virgin black hair when I first went in. I was scared of trying to do any type of color but someone had recommended this Scott J Aveda location. When I first arrived I was greeted and treated with such care. I was assigned with Hair technician : Clarke. She was amazing and very informative. She explain the product(s) that she would be using as well as how the outcome of the color would look and over time adjust to natural lighting. Second time around after a 6 month period I got my hair retouched and I decided to get my hair done with Clarke just because she knew my hair and how informative she was about my concerns. Second time around i fell in love with my color even more. Thanks Scott J & Clarke !
Miriam Torres
Miriam Torres
13:35 24 Aug 18
Had a Brazilian wax done with my girl Natalia. She's the gentless... friendly and professional atmosphere and really clean....totally would recommend
Julissa Martinez
Julissa Martinez
00:01 24 Aug 18
Clarke does it again. I brought my daughter for a fresh new cut and it is beautiful. As long as she is there I will continue to come to this Aveda. She absolutely loves it. Thank you so much! If you are in the area stop by and see her you will not regret it.
Meagan Young-Montisci
Meagan Young-Montisci
11:30 10 Aug 18
Andrew Yarrows
Andrew Yarrows
02:47 20 Jul 18
Clark gives a great male cut here. She asks questions and also listens to what you have to say, so you know the cut will be great. What more can one ask for? Highly recommended! See Clark!!
Miriam Torres
Miriam Torres
06:44 19 Jul 18
Jessica OMalley
Jessica OMalley
17:29 09 Jul 18
Laura Garza
Laura Garza
23:03 29 Jun 18
Laura Garza
Laura Garza
21:53 22 Jun 18
Its Tamara
Its Tamara
07:52 06 May 18
Angelica the best highly recommended her she does hair color perfect highlights and blow out she awesome 😍😍
Justin Baez-Hernandez
Justin Baez-Hernandez
17:56 24 Mar 18
Never been here but there one stylist in there that will be the next big thing in this industry.
Marc Starvaggi
Marc Starvaggi
03:59 03 Jan 18
This place is lovely. They offer a complimentary beverage and brief massage. Jackie always gives me the perfect haircut and talks to me like an old friend. All of this for the lowest price available at an upscale salon. I cannot recommend it highly enough. I have now come here every time I need a haircut for over a year. Jackie is a consistent presence in my life.
tamara lyz
tamara lyz
03:21 12 Sep 17
Anyelica the best <3 Great highlights & personality !
Olivia Bryce
Olivia Bryce
21:10 08 Aug 17
I received a great haircut from an excellent stylist. The space is clean and pleasant, and both the support staff and stylists are kind. I've been to other Scott J. locations and highly recommend this salon
Laura Haynes
Laura Haynes
12:45 25 May 17
I've been coming here for 4 years now, as it's the most convenient & reliable place in Morningside Heights. Overall I have had mostly great haircuts- I've had to get a couple touched up (my hair is difficult to get right), but I also made those appointments day-of and didn't pay attention to who the stylist was. If I did need it re-done, they were very accommodating and it was free. I recently splurged to go for a stylist in a higher price bracket (Juan) and had an excellent experience! Juan asked me about all of my worries with my hair (of which there are many) and gave me a great haircut to reduce the volume of my frizzy hair. Will definitely be going back to see him.
Friendly and a great value for this area
Steve Bronder
Steve Bronder
21:36 23 Dec 16
Been going here for about a year with no complaints. Would recommend to anyone I know
Mary Carpenter
Mary Carpenter
16:34 09 Dec 16
Carmen Evans is amazing.
Andrew Kraszewski
Andrew Kraszewski
14:48 04 Aug 16
Erin Elbel
Erin Elbel
00:30 18 Jul 16
Great haircuts, but pretty pricey. The cash-only tip system is super annoying.
Tim Rachbach
Tim Rachbach
00:10 16 Jul 16
E C
E C
03:54 18 Jun 16
LOVE LOVE LOVE my stylist Rosey. My hair always looks on point, from the color to the cut. She's meticulous and likes to take her time. The products used here seem to be more gentle/better than other salons, I would definitely recommend it if you have sensitive scalp or damaged hair.On this latest trip, I had a half head of highlights done, an aline cut and some additional BRIGHT underlights (aka peekaboo highlights), It came out great - "professional with a touch of hidden fun".I come roughly once a year because it is pretty pricey but it's worth it and somehow the cuts/highlights grow out great too!Tips:- Book in advance, Fridays are usually pretty crazy- If you're getting coloring and have a sensitive scalp like me, hold off on washing your hair 1-2 days before your appointment and request that they sweetener like Splenda in your toner. This will alleviate some of the stinging/burning.
Quinten Coppens
Quinten Coppens
01:36 13 May 16
Chelsea Best
Chelsea Best
21:12 09 Jan 16
*Affordable luxury* ~ This petite, loft/studio version of the larger UWS Scott J location is exactly what I needed (for half the price of downtown). I've seen Pablo twice and definitely plan on coming back here instead of bouncing around between other places for any future hair needs.
Malini Riddle
Malini Riddle
21:16 26 Oct 15
The service here gets better every time I go in! Damaris gave me a great cut with lots of attention to detail. Everyone who works here is friendly, the products smell great, and the experience is relaxing. Also, they offer discounts on all products to Columbia University affiliates.
Brenda Copeland
Brenda Copeland
22:47 15 Sep 15
I have been having my hair colored by Carpio for about seven years now. He is absolutely wonderful. He does exactly what I want (base color with honey highlights) and always listens. The Aveda hair colors are gentle and seem to be good for my hair. Can't go wrong!
Aaron Boockvar-Klein
Aaron Boockvar-Klein
14:57 02 May 15
Overall, the staff is extremely friendly. I found it not always the easiest to relate to my haircutter what exactly I wanted, but that is not entirely their fault. I am very satisfied with my current haircutter who is both nice and great at what he does. My only criticism is that the staff are moved between locations, so I have had a haircutter that I go back to each time all of the sudden not be there.
Cara Kantrowitz
Cara Kantrowitz
00:23 21 Nov 14
Alyssa is the best!
Ellen Schecter
Ellen Schecter
16:52 19 Nov 14
I love it. I have never seen anybody walk out of this salon looking anything but terrific, including me.
Cody Haefner
Cody Haefner
15:27 11 Mar 13
Some stylists are less than amazing, but Andrew is truly great. He not only gives great haircuts, but is also the first stylist I've been to who I don't feel absolutely awkward talking to.
Allen T
Allen T
19:01 06 Dec 12
I had heard the haircuts are a bit more expensive but it came out good. As a guy it was like 29 for me I think, 9 dollars more than usual for me, but worth a good haircut on short notice (called 2 hours before and got an appointment). The service was good all around; they give water, mini massage (awkward but nice, I always feel slightly anxious getting a new haircut), and very courteous staff. Karina did a great job.
Hannah Burton
Hannah Burton
14:38 15 Sep 12
Great service. Friendly staff. Price is kind of on the high side, I would go more frequently if it cost less or there was a frequent customer discount.
Martha Cargo
Martha Cargo
14:50 07 Jul 12
I categorically disagree with all the reviews here! I come every 6 weeks-2 months for a creative cut and am always greeted by friendly, helpful staff. When I first came to the salon a year and a half ago, I got into the chair and essentially said, "Please do whatever you want." At first, my stylist Alyssa seemed skeptical, because that was not something she was used to hearing, but a short-haired musician in NYC needs to keep her image as fresh as the work she puts forth! This time was no different. I am a positive, creative person who looks forward to a haircut when I can afford it! I trust Alyssa's vision and decisions. She first buzzed the underside of one of the sides of my head - grade 3, we thought to go conservative before a grade 2 - and then I had a great wash by her assistant - Aveda products are aromatic and relaxing - concluded by a strong neck and shoulder massage. We chatted amicably while she cut my hair (I always take off my glasses and am essentially blind during the process), and she checked in with me during various stages in the process to make sure I was cool with the progress (which I was!). All in all, this particular experience was no different than all the others I have had at Scott J, which is why I return to this salon when I can! I doubt that any other salon with such affordable prices could give me as consistently creative an experience. One of the assistants stopped me before I left to tell me how much she liked my cut - she had watched Alyssa throughout the process. I emerged feeling braver and stronger-just the city attitude I need! Thanks, Scott J, and I'll see you all soon!
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