A good stylist for a pixie cut?

unspeakable visions christine pixie cutSarah asks via the Facebook:

Hey, can anyone recommend a good stylist for a pixie cut? It can be so hard to find someone really good with short cuts for women...Thanks!

Our first thought when seeing Sarah's question was Christine over at Unspeakable Visions and her super cute pixie cut -- she chronicled her switch to the pixie in a fun series for the "pixie curious." That's Christine on the right.

But going short can feel like a jump. So... have a good stylist to suggest for Sarah? Please share!

Earlier on AOA: Ask AOA: A salon for very (insert color) hair?

Comments

Christina over at Patsy's Pin Ups on Howard St in Albany!

She's the only one I let touch my hair, and I'm a licensed cosmetologist so that has to be saying something.

She's been doing this for awhile and knows exactly what she's doing!

She does great asymmetrical cuts and pixies! And has tons of specials as they are a newer salon and are about to have their grand opening on September 6th!

Tell her Melissa sent you!

Christine here, from the Pixie Cut Series :) I've had great pixie cuts from a number of local salons including by Oksana at Jean Paul and most recently by Liza at Townsend & Co. She's great.

My #1 tip is to bring lots of photos, front & back views if possible. There are lots of different interpretations of a pixie cut, so make sure you & your stylist are on the same page!

I got a good one at Classical Concepts in Saratoga a while back... I think the stylist's name might have been Brian, iirc.

Christine, your hair was and is adorable!

in the interest of full disclosure let me say I'm a stylist at V Salon (482-1880) on Western Avenue, and wore my hair in a razored pixie for about 10 years. My coworker (at the time) Ryan at Jean Paul did it. He cut my hair the way I'd cut it if I could've done it myself. So give me a call, or if you prefer a dude, go see him! :-)

I'm not "afraid" of cutting short hair, and know what it's like when it feels too long, even when it's only grown a 1/2 inch!

Ashely at Innovations on Western is so sweet and talented, I would trust her with any style. She has given me by far the best short cuts I have ever had.

I would second Ryan at Jean Paul & also highly recommend Courtney at Courtney's Salon on Western. She is fantastic- even when my hair has gone a little too long without a trim (bad news with a pixie!), I still get complements on her cuts!

Jim at Michael DeNardis Salon on Broadway in Albany

My coworker at Spa Virgo on Lark Street, Jonathan, does great pixie cuts. He's been doing a mutual coworker's hair for years and she swears by him. Mine's a bit longer or else I'd say the same but I love his work.

I highly recommend Kayln @ Karizma on carmen rd in Guilderland. Ive been going to her for years... always keep my hair short and always get a ton of compliments on her cuts. (518) 810-1481

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Breathing Lights begins this weekend

The much-anticipated Breathing Lights project opens this weekend in Albany, Schenectady and Troy. For the next two months hundreds of vacant buildings in the three... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

It's the weekend! Wake up and smell the cider donuts. So much stuff to do, and only two days to do it. No worries --... (more)

Morning Blend

Crime numbers + A look at 2015 crime numbers for Capital Region municipalities out this week from the FBI. [Daily Gazette] + Troy had a... (more)

Today's moment of autumn

It's insect week, apparently.... (more)

Art Spiegelman at Skidmore

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman will be at Skidmore October 4 for a talk about the history of comics. Blurbage: His lecture, titled "What the... (more)

Recent Comments

... Getting away from the neighborhood for the day is well and good if you don't want to attend the event, but you can't get away from non-residents' vomit, urine, dog feces, trash, and illegal park jobs in and around our homes. I saw several men urinating on one of my neighbors' carefully maintained floral displays. Cars were parked dangerously and illegally on the wrong sides of several streets, making it dangerous or impossible to drive home. There was garbage all over my front steps. The trash cans in the neighborhood were overflowing with stinking garbage after a day. These are quality of life issues that should not be dismissed, whatever the solution may be. ...

A good hair stylist in the Albany area?

...has 32 comments, most recently from JOTeepe

Drawing: Albany Barn Fusion 2016

...has 14 comments, most recently from Jenna

Thoughts on LarkFest in the future?

...has 15 comments, most recently from Ray

Morning Blend for Sep 30

...has 1 comment, most recently from s

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 1 comment, most recently from Dan Roesser