KARA HURSTON’S INTRICATE, TEXTURAL MASTERPIECE CREATED FOR THE ORIBE NORTHEAST ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CLASS

Last week, the amazing team from Oribe Hair Care (we carry Oribe’s luxurious, eponymous line of products here at SHAG) came to Boston for the Northeast Artistic Director Class, teaching new styling techniques to stylists from across the city. Lauren, one of our front desk coordinators, stepped in to model for the occasion.

If you have an event coming up and want to experience our superior updo/styling skills, call 617.268.2500 to book your appointment with Kara or one of our other talented team members!

BANGIN’ BLOWOUT WEEKDAYS AT SHAG: NOW YOU CAN SNAG A 30 MINUTE BLOWOUT FOR $30 EVERY MONDAY-WEDNESDAY FROM 11AM-4PM!

Hitting your Mondays in a slump? Not ready for the week to start? We thought perhaps we could help cheer you up by permanently eliminating “bad hair days” from your vocabulary with our new BANGIN’ BLOWOUT WEEKDAYS at SHAG! Breeze through for a 30-minute blowout on any Monday through Wednesday between 11AM and 4PM, and pay only $30!

Just think: One blowout a week on Monday or Tuesday, with a quick dry shampoo a day or two later (we recommend Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray), and you’ll have a flawless ‘do around the clock. In this case, no need to maintain a celebrity bank account to insist on A-List hair!

What are you waiting for?! Call us at 617-268-2500!

SHAG HITS THE CLAYMORE CHALLENGE AT HIGHLAND MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK: CONGRATS TO 2012 WINNER BRANDON SEMENUK!

This past weekend, Sandy Poirier and his rebel band of talented hairstylists hit Highland Mountain Bike Park for the Claymore Challenge, a slopestyle biking competition brimming with extreme flips and aerials.

Helmet hair? Hell no! Thankfully, Brie Coons (shown below with one of her masterpieces), Dayna Gamba, Liz Grace Cummings and Samantha Kane were there to make sure the bikers’ X-TREME style lived up to their on-the-course talents, along with front desk maven Lauren Sinclair on cheerleading duty.

To see Poirier’s pics of Brandon Semenuk and Sam Pilgrim, along with a full gallery of crazy tricks, crazy hair, and of course the smart + gorgeous women of SHAG, CLICK HERE!

SHAG STYLISTS KARA HURSTON, PATTY MARTIN AND SANDY POIRIER DOING THE HAIR FOR ORIBE AND PHOTOGRAPHING THE RAD HOURANI FASHION SHOW IN NYC FASHION WEEK

The SHAG TEAM was in NYC for FASHION WEEK doing the hair for ORIBE at the RAD HOURANI Fashion show Kara Hurston and Patty Martin did a fantastic job backstage. Celebrity stylist Sandy Poirier also shot the whole show.
The look of the show was long icy and slick hair and andronogy. Very cool and edgy.Come to SHAG to get these looks now!RAD HOURANI FALL FASHION WEEK NYC.KARA AND PATTY BACKSTAGE DOING WHAT THEY DO BEST.

DRESS TO KILL FOR SATURDAY 10/30 – SHAG PRESENTS: NIGHT OF THE ZOMBIE ROCKSTARS!

UMBRIA PRIME 10/30 - SHAG x SVEDKA - NIGHT OF THE ZOMBIE ROCKSTARS

You already know that the SHAG team are some of the coolest, most fun (and fun to look at!) people you know. For how hard we work, we love to kick back, have a cocktail, and socialize with our beloved clients and each other. Do you come to SHAG? Well if you do, we consider YOU a part of our team too.

And what better time to all get together than Halloween? Owner Sandy Poirier will be coming out of DJ retirement – as DJ Rebel Almighty – for one night only, as you dance the night away in full zombie rockstar splendor at Umbria Prime! We will also be judging a ZOMBIE ROCKSTAR costume contest where you can win a Brazilian Keratin Treatment (valued up to $500-600) or a cut with Sandy Poirier himself. Come be a rockstar with us!

VAMPIRE ROCKSTARS from sandy poirier on Vimeo.

Promotional video shot and edited by Sandy Poirier.

ORIBE ALL-DAY EVENT AND PARTY AT SHAG A HUGE SUCCESS!

Yesterday, world-renowned celebrity stylist Oribe came to SHAG to teach a master class and then party with us! The Boston Globe was here to document it as well…after all, who can stay away from our team? Check out the Globe’s coverage and their great pic of Oribe himself in action!
ORIBE @ SHAG IN THE BOSTON GLOBE 9/2
ORIBE EVENT @ SHAG 9/1 - HUGE SUCCESS!

Huge thanks to Oribe and his team, SVEDKA, Rockstar Energy Drink, Skullduggerys, Regan Communications, Red Foxx, and Natasha Moustache (and District for hosting the after-afterparty) for being a part of our event. We love you!