A Better Balayage

This year’s hottest highlights technique gets a rethink. By Frank Bennett. Hair styles come and go– not quite with the same frequency of the seasons, but close enough.  In just the past few years, we’ve seen and bid adieu (until they come again) to the pixie, the beehive…you get the idea. Balayage highlights have been […]

The Big event

Industry column April may 2018 By Frank Bennett There are basically 3 times in a girls life that just second best won’t do.  They are Senior Prom, The all consuming sweet16 birthday bash, and of course her wedding day.  These special times usually are a huge bench mark and say I’ve arrived, and ready for […]

A.F. Bennett Working To Combat Domestic Violence

NEW PROGRAM GIVES SALON OWNERS TOOLS TO COMBAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE By Van Tieu, NY1 News There’s a saying your hairdresser is also your therapist. In a place where you can let your hair down, relationships between hairstylists and their clients can grow into a very trusting one. Frank Bennett of A.F. Bennett says that’s the […]

Staten Island Salon & Spa Spreads Love!

By Frank Bennett Love, what does it mean to a company,………a lot! Hey guys, I spent much time thinking about the importance of this key ingredient  At our my company we cut hair, We massage aches and pains away, we perform  facials that leave your skin glowing, and manicure your hands and feet to perfection.  […]

Steps to Craft Your Summer Body

By Frank Bennett It’s May, and you pull out last summer’s best because you just endured our first 85-degree day. You grab those skimpy yet too-cool shorts, and realize that life feels different. What you forgot is that the last five months have been an adventure in indulging in favorite foods, and wearing comfy clothes […]

AF Bennett Owner Touches on Grooming For Men

Next Level Grooming By Frank Bennett It’s no secret that today’s male wants to be attractive and appealing, no matter what age. Guys from all walks of life and social circles are seeing the value of taking good care of their bodies minds, and spirits. Just walk into a hot yoga studio and witness fellas […]

Staten Island Luxury Salon & Spa owner offers valuable Skin Care Tips

the low-down on skin preservation essentials by frank Bennett Summer is here and it’s time to show off a part of the body that is nothing short of a miracle. Human skin not only has poetic powers for many, but plays a vital role in protecting the body against pathogens and water loss. It also provides insulation, temperature regulation, sensation […]

Bold and Beautiful with Balayage at Staten Island Salon A.F. Bennett

In French, balayage means “to sweep or paint,” and that precisely describes its application in a salon setting. A technique developed in the 1970s in which color is applied by hand rather than using traditional foiling or cap highlighting techniques, balayage can be used in even short cuts, but works best in below-shoulder lengths. Better still, it grows out well and naturally, and without a […]

High School Students Hit Runway to Show Off Prom Fashions

Prom is just around the corner and some young ladies are already nailing down the perfect look. A.F. Bennett Salon and Wellness Spa hosted its annual “Prom Runway Show” Monday night. High school students modeled the latest looks in fashion, hair and makeup during the free event. For some, prom may still be a few […]