Beauty gurus are fixtures in our society—they’re the names we turn to for tips, tricks and trends. But a crop of new experts around the country are carving out a new exciting space for themselves with everything from innovative work-outs to non-toxic hair treatments. Here, we share a handful of names that are changing the game in the beauty and wellness space. We suggest booking sooner rather than later.
This Parisian transplant set up shop on the Upper East Side (in a jaw-dropping, stunning studio, no less) to bring the natural, European feathered brow aesthetic to New Yorkers who don’t want to look too “done.” Breyne takes her time to make sure every hair is just right for your face shape, and a follow-up session is included in the package.
We hear Elise books up quickly—Dallas insiders say that she’s the one to turn to for symmetrical, microbladed brows that look natural. Her vegan-friendly pigments work to create maintenance-free arches that are always on point.
Having trained under skin guru and Ziiip founder Melanie Simon, Lynch now works out of her home where she incorporates an ultrasonic exfoliation tool for efficiently unclogging pores, along with a remodeling face machine that imparts a weeks-long sculpted look to cheekbones and jaw that will take years off your look.
Dr. Berkovic is known for her ‘Facial Harmonization Treatment.’ The custom tailored injectable cocktail contains hyaluronic acid-based fillers, Kybella, and Botox balances features so that patients can avoid going under the knife in the future.
Aspen-based Tegman is best known for her frizz-smoothing treatments and “hand tied” extensions that are barely-noticeable. Specializing in loose waves that are fit for mountain life, Tegman has the après ski set looking camera-ready at the time.
Curry specializes primarily in women of color, focusing on natural-looking cuts, wigs, extensions and editorial work. With roots in Bed-Stuy and training in Paris, she uses her unique experience to create everything from custom sculptural hair design to her signature sleek blow-out for everyone from models to Emmy nominated artists.
Colorist Tania Whittier has become the insider secret in L.A. for her natural color and restorative services. Her non-toxic smoothing treatment is garnering a cult following for its abilities to de-frizz for months on end.
Young now focuses on house calls for those who want perfectly executed smoky eyes and glowing skin that “feels weightless” (Koh Gen Doh is her secret weapon foundation).
When Manhattan women flock to the Bronx for body work, you know you’ve tapped into magic. Lodestro focuses on massage and reiki with a slant on energy work (she has a popular chakra balancing and grounding treatment for which she created an oil). With a passion for aromatherapy, she sells her own products along with a muscle balm that’s not surprisingly popular with clients.