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Gender Neutral Haircuts in Philadelphia Are Finally Here

This isn't JUST because so many people are living out loud as themselves and not wanting to conform. For years hair stylists have heard "i'm a girl getting a guys haircut, why do I have to pay for a womans haircut"?! Or, we have that man with gorgeous long hair that we work just as hard on and its a short mens price. Its time we took a stance and followed some industry leaders like  in Chicago who helped pioneer this gender neutral pricing menu. We are thrilled to answer your questions should it be a phone call, email or walkin.


Cheers to equality!

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Talking Fall Fashion with Philadelphia Inquirer

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A few weeks back, the team and I collaborated with some amazing Philadelphia area retailers and the Philly Inquirer for a fall fashion spread. (You may have seen it.) It was an amazing day filled with fashion, art, and style — and we were honored (and thrilled) to be included among the styling team! ARS Stylist, Erin Gallagher styled the hair for the shoot and I worked on the makeup.

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Last night, the who's who of the Philadelphia fashion and retail scene — as well as ErinRachid, and I — came out for a special "Fall Fashion Event" at the Inquirer building in downtown Philadelphia. It was a panel discussion lead by famed and Philadelphia Inquirer fashion journalist, Elizabeth Wellington. Along with me, the pannel was composed of Ellen Shepp (from Joan Shepp) and Ann Gitter (Owner of Knit Wit) representatives from Theory and Alica DiMichele

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Each of the designers styled the model — Malika Miller — to show a look that best represented their brand's signature style: Ann Gitter worked the theme of the shoot (monochromatic styling) along side the recurring texture trend. Ellen Shepp showed the crowd how to do the athleisure trend right before offering a word of advice. "Play with your look and try different things" she advised the crowd, "And, if at the end [of the getting ready process] you don't feel good leaving your house... don't."

Known for their mastery of minimalism Theory showed off a look combining texture and monochromatic colors while the Alica DiMichele team showed off the art of sexy.

In the world of makeup... It's all about berry colors on the lips this season; warm, cool, and everything in between. I recommend layering up; you can't go wrong with an ombréed lip and don't be afraid to go bold — deep reds are in!


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BlowOut Bar!

Are you in need of a Blow Out?


Introducing our Blow Out Bar! at both ARS and ARS Lab! Just $35!








Meet Our BlowOut Bar! Team:
















Rochelle's passion for the beauty industry grew by shampooing and assisting many talented salon owner's in Philadelphia region. She soon decided she wanted to be the one behind the chair, making people feel beautiful and more confident in themselves. As a Jean Madeline Aveda Institute graduate, Rochelle strives to keep up with the latest techniques and most desirable hair innovations. She loves working with natural and textured hair- styling and doing up-do's, and is certified in Keratin Complex Conditioning Treatments. Rochelle is a great listener and makes sure that every client who sits in her chair knows that they are her number one priority.








With a background in visual arts, Stephanie naturally gravitated towards the hair and makeup industry due to her love of all things hands-on and creative. She has been doing makeup for 5 years, working for both MAC and Sephora, as well as freelance work for weddings, various designer and personally commissioned photo-shoots, short films, and fashion shows. As a Jean Madeline Aveda Institute graduate, Stephanie started off her professional cosmetology career by winning the Professional Beauty Association’s national student competition, which gave her the opportunity to attend the North American Hairstyling Awards. Stephanie is a passionate colorist and enjoys perfecting different advanced techniques such as balayage and ombré. She also enjoys doing both men’s and women’s haircuts and is certified in Keratin Complex treatments. Stephanie has quickly fallen in love with her family at Andre Richard’s Salon, and loves learning and improving her craft while working with so many other talented stylists!




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Gilt City Specials!

To welcome our new and improved BlowOut Bar! we are offering packages of blowouts on Gilt. These prices cannot be beat!





Signature Blow Out - $15


Three Signature Blow Outs - $45


Six Signature Blow Outs - $75




Book BlowOut Bar Online Today!
(Applies Six Days A Week, Excludes Saturday)

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Trend Alert - Sombre for Summer

Just as the name suggests - it's ombre, but softer (or more subtle).




Lots of celebrities have ditched the obvious ombre, and have opted for a grown out summer color, a subtle graduation from roots to ends, a change that is so small but it still makes a big difference.




The color gradually fades from top to bottom, much like a little kid's long hair gets those gorgeous, naturally lighter ends in the summer. It's a look that seems more refined and extremely easy to keep up with.

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Coppola Keratin Treatment

Rewind the strands of time with the new Coppola Keratin Treatment!


The ARS team met to complete a Coppola Keratin Complex class.




This versatile treatment doesn’t just smooth hair; it safely provides the ultimate anti-aging boost, adds volume and restores hairs youthful look and texture for a minimum of 3 months. The sophisticated formula uses the highest quality ingredients combined with a low pH mechanism to soften and smooth every hair type without the concern of harmful chemicals. Infused with vital Keratin amino acids and damage-reversing Ceramides.Sophisticated formula uses highest quality ingredients combined with a low pH mechanism to soften and smooth coarse hair.




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Kertain Treatment

• Drastically reduces frizz • 100% Formaldehyde-Free keratin treatment • Sophisticated formula uses highest quality ingredients combined with a low pH mechanism to soften and smooth coarse hair • 100% Aldehyde-Free keratin treatment • Leaves hair full-bodied and frizz free for up to 3 months • Professional product only available at salons




Your hair will love it!




ARS offers both the original keratin treatment (3 hours) and an express treatment (1 hour). Starting Wednesday, June 18th save $50 off of any keratin treatment. Offer expires June 30th!


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