“Gina Gilbert gives the best butter blonde in New York, hands down. Bonus points for being the most chill person, ever.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director
Cost: Partial highlights begin at $350; full highlights begin at $400
Location: 336 west 23rd St., New York, NY
Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"For the best balayage in NYC, I head to Alessandro Mangerini's chair. I love the beautiful, subtle balayage highlights she paints on. They always look natural and effortless." – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer
Cost: Single process color with hairline balayage begins at $210
Location: 601 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY
Hours: Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Sometimes I think Stephanie Brown reads my mind: she’s a genius with high and lowlights, and her relaxed personality is infectious. The sunny, airy atmosphere at Nunzio Saviano certainly doesn’t hurt, either.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editorial Associate
Cost: Highlights beginning at $275
Location: 130 East 65th St., New York, NY
Hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“I don’t have any gray hair yet but when the time comes, I will be heading to Parvin Klein at John Barrett. Her specialty is natural-looking highlights.” – Karla Martinez de Salas, Fashion Market and Accessories Director
Cost: Partial highlights begin at $230; full highlights begin at $500
Location: 754 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Hours: Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. t o 8 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
“I’ve been seeing Mauricio for highlights for a few years now and I’m totally hooked. His painting technique delivers super natural results.” – Nora Milch, Accessories Editor
Cost: Highlights begin at $400
Location: 65 Greene Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
Hours: Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“April Barton is a magician with color. No matter what I do to myself, she is able to make everything blend again.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant
Cost: Highlights begin at $500
Location: 7 Bond St., New York, NY
Hours: Tuesday through Friday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“I’ve been on a year-long hunt to find a colorist who make my highlights look truly blended—I’m hypersensitive to the slightest stripey-ness. The secret to my dream blonde lies in the hands of the very funny, very tasteful Sarah Spratt." – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor
Cost: Partial highlights begin at $280; full highlights begin at $380
Location: 263 Bowery St., Second Floor, New York, NY
Hours: Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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