November 17, 2017

Introduce yourself! Hey, my name is Timothy Ro and I’m a Master Stylist at our Newbury Street location. What are your credentials? I have studied various facets of the beauty industry, extensively with L’Oreal Professionnel, Shu Uemura, Kérastase and One Styling, where I was granted with an Artistic Technical Trainer role. How many years have […]

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August 16, 2017

Introduce yourself! Hi! My name is Jaime Lynn. I’m originally from Wrentham, MA and I’m a Junior Stylist at SalonCapri in Dedham. What are your credentials? I’m a licensed cosmetologist and professionally trained in Kérastase and L’Oréal Professionel. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been a member of […]

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July 20, 2017

Introduce yourself! Hi! My name is Taylor. I’m from Norton, Massachusetts, and I’m a stylist at SalonCapri’s Legacy Place, Dedham location. What are your credentials? I studied at the Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy and the Goldwell KMS Academy in New York City. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? […]

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May 1, 2017

Introduce yourself! Hi! I’m Candyce, and I’m one of the aestheticians at the Newton salon location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve worked at SalonCapri for 12 wonderful years. What is your favorite facial that is offered at the salon? It is so hard to choose – at […]

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March 23, 2017

We recently returned from an amazing getaway to beautiful, exotic Tulum. After falling in love with this resort town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, we recommend it to anyone looking for a super relaxed, yet totally hip, place to escape the hustle and bustle. See below for our couple’s travel guide on where to stay, where […]

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February 21, 2017

How long you have been a customer at SalonCapri? Since about 1997. What was your family’s connection to Tokyo, where you were born? I was born in Tokyo when my father, a college professor, was on a two year Fulbright Scholarship. I lived there off and on in childhood. I’m living in Brooklyn, New York […]

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January 18, 2017

Introduce yourself! Hi! My name is Nina. I’m from Pembroke, Massachusetts, and I’m a junior stylist at SalonCapri’s Legacy Place, Dedham location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been with SalonCapri for over one year. Where did you study previously? I went to college at Bridgewater State University […]

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December 22, 2016

SalonCapri co-owners, Nick and Amy Penna, never shy away from hosting family and friends and like to offer one or two specialty cocktails to spark conversation and surprise their guests.  The couple recently hopped behind the bar at Boston’s The Hawthorne craft cocktail bar to learn a handful of new drink recipes (and a few […]

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December 14, 2016

Introduce yourself! I’m Jillian, a senior stylist at the Newton Highlands SalonCapri location. What are your credentials? I went to a trade school for high school knowing early on that I wanted to get into the beauty industry. I’ve also been lucky enough to attend many classes at the L’Oréal Professionnel Academy in New York, taught […]

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December 7, 2016

 For Weekend Downtime HIS:  “Formaggio in the South End has an amazing selection of cheeses, breads, chocolates and even cocktail ingredients and mixers.  Whenever I have some downtime, I’ll host a casual gathering with friends and family at our house and I’m usually playing bartender and testing out new cocktail recipes. I always like to […]

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November 16, 2016

How long you have been a customer at SalonCapri? When I had to leave my regular stylist, Huey, at home in Dublin I was devastated. I know how that sounds (#highmaintenance!) but you honestly wouldn’t believe the amount of bad luck I’ve had at salons in the past, and it took years (years!) to find […]

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November 1, 2016

Introduce yourself! Hi My Name is Paula Norberg and I’m a Senior Stylist at the SalonCapri Newton location! SalonCapri has a long and proud history and I’m happy to say that I’ve been a part of that tradition since 1982. I live in Roslindale with my children and my Australian Cattle Dog, Roz. I love […]

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October 24, 2016

SalonCapri’s co-owner, Amy Penna, recently spent an afternoon with Theresa Larivee, Retail Design Manager for Winston Flowers, at the flagship location in Chestnut Hill, Winston Flowers & Garden. Theresa is one of the head creatives for Winston Flowers, responsible for designing the look and feel of Winston’s signature floral displays and seasonal collections seen in their retail stores and online. She also works with the company’s staff across […]

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October 13, 2016

Diane S., 4-year veteran of SalonCapri (far left) Favorite skincare product? My favorite product is the glo therapeutics SPF 40+ sunscreen. It’s a great lightweight moisturizer for all skin types and also gives the skin ultimate protection against UVA and UVB damage. This product is also available in a moisturizing tint, which my clients love. Favorite […]

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October 7, 2016

We recently spent a morning shopping at the Boston Public Market and chatting with some of our favorite vendors. There are so many great kiosks offering fresh ingredients for home-cooked meals, snacks for a quick fuel-up and a slew of unique items that make great gifts.  Below is each of our recommendations for what to […]

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September 14, 2016

Don’t be afraid to switch things up when it comes to your hair color – now’s the time to experiment as the fall season approaches. Cooler weather doesn’t always have to lead to darkening your hair either – warm, lighter tones can look very pretty in autumn. Your hairstylist can work with you to pick a […]

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September 6, 2016

Introduce yourself! For those of you who don’t recognize me from the salon, my name is Samantha Lombardi and I’m a senior stylist at the SalonCapri Dedham location. I’ve proudly been a part of the SalonCapri team for almost seven years. What are your credentials? Fresh out of high school I was eager to start […]

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August 18, 2016

The Penna Family from SalonCapri love to entertain and they don’t shy away from hosting their friends and family at a moment’s notice, especially when the weather forecast calls for sunny skies.  With the vision and creativity of event designer and styling expert, Emily Starr Alfano from mStarr Design, Nick and Amy Penna’s backyard was […]

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July 28, 2016

How long have you been a customer at SalonCapri? About a year and a half. What do you do for a living? I work for the Governor of Mass. It is my dream job! Where did you get your degrees? I attended Boston University for undergrad and Suffolk Law School for my law degree. How […]

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July 14, 2016

As soon as the kids are out of school for summer break, we like to spend as much time as possible at our family beach house in Ogunquit, Maine. If you’ve never visited this coastal town before or if you haven’t been back in awhile and want to know what’s worth checking out, here are […]

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July 7, 2016

Introduce yourself! My name is Shaun O’Connor, I’m a North Shore native and a stylist at SalonCapri’s Newbury St. location, as well as an educator for SalonCapri’s Advanced Academy for hair pros. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been on the SalonCapri team since around the time the […]

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June 23, 2016

1. Measure the flour onto a cutting board and make a well using your finger. 2. Crack, separate, and pour the eggs in the middle of the flour pile. Gradually incorporate flour from the edges with a spoon or fork. Continue to mix until doughy consistency is achieved. 3. Once the dough is cohesive, knead […]

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June 8, 2016

Denise (Wolffs) Leyhe has been a client at SalonCapri at Legacy Place since the salon first opened six years ago. Originally from New York and now living in Boston, Denise is Head of Sponsorships and Giving at Citizens Bank, where she oversees marketing programs and partnerships focused on supporting non-profit organizations that help fight hunger, provide […]

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May 24, 2016

Introduce yourself! My name is Katerina Nikou. I am from Dedham, MA  and I’m a stylist at SalonCapri at Legacy Place. How long have you worked for SalonCapri? I have been with this amazing team for 5 years. What do you specialize in? My specialty is balayage.  I fell in love with balayage a few […]

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May 5, 2016

We just got back from a couple really fun trips: we took the kids with us to Miami, Florida and Amy flew to Iceland for a yoga retreat. You can’t get any more opposite when it comes to comparing these two travel destination but both were amazing in their own way.  Nick’s picks, below, focus […]

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April 13, 2016

Introduce yourself! My name is Brittany Sybertz and I am from West Roxbury, MA. I am a stylist at SalonCapri Newton Highlands. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been a part of the SalonCapri team for four amazing years! Where did you study previously? I started my […]

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March 23, 2016

Take traditional spring flowers and transform them into this season’s hottest hair accessory with our March #SalonStuntStyle, created by Newbury Street stylist Janessa Davis. Start with picking up your favorite blooms from your florist – we chose gerbera daisies in several colors for a vibrant and ladylike feel. Next, curl hair with a one inch […]

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March 3, 2016

Introduce yourself! My name is Hollie Musto, I am from Westwood, Mass, and I am a stylist at SalonCapri Newton Highlands. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been at SalonCapri for three and a half years. Where did you study previously? I did my undergrad in kinesiology […]

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February 18, 2016

The red carpet at the Grammy Awards never disappoints, but this year’s A-list celebs complemented their finest fashions with some seriously show-stopping strands. While Ciara may not have won any musical awards, she did top our list for hottest hair of the night.  Her effortlessly chic ponytail paired perfectly well with her sultry makeup and […]

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February 10, 2016

Embrace the flower of love this Valentine’s Day with a perfectly plaited, rose-inspired style. Artfully embellished with braided petals atop effortless waves, this look makes for a unique and festive ’do that’s sure to turn heads. How to get the look: 1. Start with clean, dry hair and use a curling iron to create loose […]

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February 4, 2016

Celebs and models are starting of 2016 with a bang. These wispy, brow-grazing fringes can be seen on many of Hollywood and high fashion faces, including the likes of Allison Williams and Kendall Jenner. Whether you opt for badass and blunt or windswept and whimsical, bangs are a great way to revamp any look. As […]

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January 28, 2016

Introduce yourself! My name is Anya Connelly from Hanover, MA and I’m a stylist at SalonCapri Dedham. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been a part of the SalonCapri family for four years now. Where did you study previously? I received my hair education and training at […]

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January 21, 2016

Winter is finally upon us, and for many that means escaping Boston’s frigid streets for a fun-filled getaway. Whether you’re opting for a snowy ski vacation or a warm weather escape, Kérastase’s “From Paris, With Love” travel kit has all of your hair needs covered for styling top-of-the-line tresses all weekend long. VIP Spray Looking […]

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January 14, 2016

While there were many award worthy hairdos on the red carpet during the 2016 Golden Globes, Rooney Mara’s intricate braided ponytail topped our list for the most coveted style of the night. Even though you might not be gracing a red carpet anytime soon, this ’do is versatile enough for any formal event or night […]

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January 6, 2016

Whether you came into the salon for a bouncy blow-out or used your at-home styling skills for the perfect plait, extending the life of your ‘do can be an easy way to save time in the morning. With these expert tricks, keeping your mane looking magnificent all week long – sans shampoo – will be […]

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December 30, 2015

We asked our expert stylists to give us the lowdown on how we can keep our strands in stellar shape in the New Year. Here are some of their best tips for 2016. Kevin – Newton “If it works for your lifestyle, I’d recommend cutting out one traditional shampoo a week and swapping in a […]

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December 22, 2015

Get ready to glisten with this dazzling ‘do by Newbury St. and Dedham stylist Theresa Michalowski. Topped off with twinkling mini lights, this intricate yet effortless chignon is easier to style than you would think and can be done at home in just seven simple steps! Holiday Lights Updo  1. Start by dividing hair vertically […]

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December 16, 2015

Introduce yourself! My name is Marisa Camarra and I’m from Medford, MA. I’m a stylist at SalonCapri’s Newbury St. location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been in the industry for nine years, but I’m excited that this is my first year at SalonCapri! Where did you study […]

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December 9, 2015

Victoria’s Secret models are known for many things – their stunning good-looks, amazing physique and, most importantly (to us at SalonCapri at least!), for their fabulous ’dos. Their signature locks are almost as well-known as the infamous models that rock them, with effortless waves and tousled tresses making the ultimate sexy statement.  To get this […]

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November 30, 2015

When it comes to holiday hair, nothing says festive fun like gorgeous embellishments. That’s why we’re loving this easy, yet glamorous, holiday headband look (with extra volume!), created by Newbury St. stylist, Caitlin Young. She gave us the inside scoop on how to get this look at home. Elegant Holiday Headband 1. Using a boar […]

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November 24, 2015

Here at SalonCapri, we’re all fans of some bold new color. Whether its platinum blonde, a deep chestnut brown, or an edgy rainbow hue – our stylists can transform and enhance your look with some bold highlights or all-over dye job. But as most of us color-crazed ladies know, gorgeous color isn’t always the healthiest […]

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November 19, 2015

Nothing can ruin the look of your hair like some brittle split ends, fading color and all-around dull locks. These unsightly ends all stem from one thing – fiber damage. The brand new L’Oréal Professionnel Pro Fiber line aims to combat all stages of damaged hair through their new breakthrough technology, APTYL 100, to stop […]

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November 10, 2015

It’s no secret that Jennifer Lawrence has one of the most coveted ’dos in Hollywood. She’s rocked everything from long honey-colored waves to a choppy pixie and pulled it off flawlessly. But it’s Jennifer’s new cut and style that we just can’t get enough of – a platinum blonde shoulder-length blunt lob that’s as versatile […]

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November 5, 2015

There’s no better way to top off your flawless look with some catwalk-worthy curls. Getting these treasured tresses at home can be more difficult than it seems, with everything from crazy crimps to fried ends getting in the way of your perfectly styled locks. To make sure you’re not the culprit of unkempt curls, Newbury […]

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October 28, 2015

Kiss your ballerina bun good-bye and opt for the trendiest bun of them all – the half bun. Celebrities from Margot Robbie to Jennifer Lopez are rocking this new take on the classic messy bun for the ultimate cool-girl look. This effortless style works on mid-length to long hair and any texture. With so many […]

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October 21, 2015

We all love the look of a fresh blow-out – when strands are bouncy and full with a gorgeous shine. But the perfect blow-out takes time, which is why our stylists are currently loving the Shu Uemura Straightforward blow-dry oil spray. This miracle spray delivers a fabulous blow-out with a 2x faster drying time. “I […]

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October 15, 2015

Take a cue from some of the hottest stars in Hollywood for a fall hair transformation that’s sure to make a statement – red! While we always love a good chocolate brunette or warm blonde for fall, there’s nothing more seasonally chic than a rich auburn hue. Newbury St. senior stylist Ashley Mason weighs in […]

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October 7, 2015

In need of a hair refresh? We asked SalonCapri stylists to dish on their favorite products of the moment. Whether you’re looking to rehydrate your strands or volumize your locks – our stylists have got you covered! Kate– Senior Stylist – Dedham I’m loving the L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Next Day Hair, it prolongs hair between […]

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October 1, 2015

Introduce yourself! Hi! My name is Cathe Nunes, I live in Bedford and I’m a senior stylist at SalonCapri Boston. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I am brand new to the team at SalonCapri! But, I have been a stylist/colorist on Newbury St. for almost 25 years. Where […]

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September 23, 2015

Living in New England, fall is always one of our favorite times of the year. With the kids back to school and the lazy summer days behind us, our schedules kick into full gear, which is why our free time is spent close to home.  Activity with the Kids HIS: We love hiking to the […]

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September 17, 2015

With all of the highlighting techniques out there, the one that always stands out for its subtle results is balayage. The look of painted-on highlights gives a naturally sun-kissed pop of color and looks great on any hair shade. Before Kathleen Grey of When Grey Skies Are You headed down to the biggest week in […]

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September 9, 2015

While hair trends come and go, one thing will never go out of style – the classic blow-out. We’ve all attempted to achieve the salon-quality blow-dry at home, but find it’s hard to replicate the silky smooth strands you get at the salon. But blow-drying doesn’t have to be as tricky as you think. SalonCapri’s […]

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September 2, 2015

When Hollywood’s young elite start rocking a single trend out and about at public events, you know it’s something worth paying attention to…even just for a few months! Slicked-back strands have been the hot hairstyle as of late so we asked Newbury St. stylist, Caitlin Young, for the inside scoop on one of our favorite […]

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August 26, 2015

It’s no secret that contouring is the hottest trend in makeup, with everyone striving for the perfectly chiseled face, but, lo and behold, makeup’s go-to technique has now been translated to your strands! Hair contouring is the newest phenomenon in hair coloring, which can enhance your features and give your face flawless dimension. We asked […]

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August 21, 2015

The ombrés have grown out, the topknots have fallen and as summer looks are on their way out, we’re searching for the next hottest tress trends. While we love the fun and easygoing styles of summer, we’re excited to see what stylish options Fall 2015 has in store. With September just around the corner, we […]

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August 12, 2015

Introduce yourself! Hi! My name is Sarah Boido and I’m from West Springfield, MA. I’m currently a junior stylist at both the Newton and Newbury Street locations. How many years have you been part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been with SalonCapri for the past three years. Where did you study previously? I studied at […]

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August 6, 2015

The lazy days of summer are in full swing and with busy fall just around the corner, we’re embracing taking it easy for the rest of August! That being said, taking some R&R doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice having fabulous hair. We had junior stylist, Katerina Nikou, give up the inside scoop on a […]

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July 31, 2015

Music is my inspiration. Wherever I go, I take a special song along with me. So with summer excursions at an all-time high right now, it’s the perfect time to share my personal playlist! My taste in music is as eclectic as my taste in fashion. Everything from jam bands, to hip-hop, to the songs […]

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July 22, 2015

Introduce yourself! Hi there! My name is Callie McLaughlin and I’m a junior stylist in Newton. I’m originally from Foxboro, MA. How many years have you been part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been with the SalonCapri family for the past 4 years. Where did you study previously? I studied at Tri-County Tech School for […]

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July 16, 2015

What do a princess, an actress and a supermodel all have in common? They are all rocking this season’s trendiest hair hue – bronde!  A cross between blonde and brunette, this shade is flattering, subtle and a perfect transition into fall. It’s no surprise that Kate Middleton, Blake Lively and Cara Delevingne are sporting this […]

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July 10, 2015

It’s no secret that our favorite getaway is the quick drive north to our vacation home in Ogunquit, Maine. While we have many favorite spots in Maine, we can’t resist the laid back, hipster vibe in Portland. The streets are lined with amazing restaurants, cute boutiques and friendly locals, making it a must-visit Maine destination! […]

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July 1, 2015

Introduce yourself! My name is Cathleen Foster I’m a Master Stylist at SalonCapri Newbury Street and I’m from Rehoboth! How many years have you been part of the SalonCapri team? I have been a part of the SalonCapri family since February of this year, but I have been a Newbury Street veteran for 13 years. […]

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June 26, 2015

Celebrities are always inspiring us to take our hair to new lengths –and in this case, much shorter lengths! Recently, we’ve had some serious hair envy for Emilia Clarke’s new lob, Jenna Dewan Tatum’s textured tresses and Kate Mara’s fierce pixie! We asked fabulous SalonCapri senior stylist Cameron Ryan for the lowdown on these chops […]

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June 17, 2015

While we’re always showing lots of love for ladies hair, this month’s product spotlight is for the guys! Introducing our newest men’s line to all three salon locations: Baxter of California! Complete with everything from hair care to grooming kits, this line has a little something that every guy can appreciate. To enjoy the whole […]

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June 11, 2015

With the warm weather finally here, we’ve got one thing on our mind – the beach! Unfortunately, when it comes to sun filled days by the water, our delicate tresses don’t take kindly to the heat, sun, and sand. Whether it’s a day trip to The Cape or a season long stay by the seaside, […]

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June 4, 2015

Introduce yourself! Hi everyone! My name is Theresa Michalowski, I was born and raised in Boston, Savin Hill and West Roxbury. I am a Junior Stylist at the Legacy Place and Newbury Street locations. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been a part of the SalonCapri team […]

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May 29, 2015

The pixie cut as been worn by some of the biggest, most influential celebs throughout fashion and entertainment history. From the fabulous Twiggy to our favorite girl-crush, Scarlett Johansson, this cut is constantly being updated and never seems to go out of style. This season, we’ve already seen some our favorite A-listers going straight to […]

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May 22, 2015

We travel to the West Coast a lot because Amy grew up in Northern California and still has family that currently resides outside of San Francisco. When we’re in town, we always try to schedule at least a day trip to Napa Valley, one of our all-time favorite places for relaxation and delicious food. Since […]

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May 15, 2015

Introduce yourself! My name is Shannon Hilliard and I’m originally from Auburn, NH. I am a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri Newton. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have proudly been a part of the team for the past seven years. Where did you study previously? I studied at […]

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May 8, 2015

Is your hair in need of a styling pick-me-up? Get ready, because this fabulous, brand-new line from L’Oreal has all of your hair-care problems solved. Say “farewell” to the days where your locks were looking down and drab and “goodbye” to those flyaways that just refuse to stay put! This essential product line for backstage […]

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April 29, 2015

Introduce yourself! My name is Kate Honer and I’m from Hyde Park, MA. I am a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri’s Dedham and Newton locations. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been part of the SalonCapri team for 5 wonderful years and have styled at all three locations! Where […]

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April 23, 2015

New restaurants that you’ve tried and think are worth checking out… HIS PICK: Tough question! The food scene in Boston is so amazing right now it’s hard to choose… I love Sarma in Somerville.  I feel like out of all of the new spots in town, their menu is the most unique. HER PICK: Alden […]

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April 15, 2015

This award-winning collection is a great at-home beauty ritual for women with fine or thinning hair caused by aging or life-stressors.  The Densifique Collection includes the following four products, available for purchase at any of the SalonCapri retail areas: Bain Densité – Bodifying Shampoo This custom-designed rich cleanser contains Gluco-Peptide for shine and strengthening ingredient […]

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April 7, 2015

The temperature has hit over 50 degrees and it finally feels like springtime is on its way. We can’t wait to officially trade our dark wool sweaters for floral-patterned dresses, take lazy walks through the tree-lined parks, and enjoy all the rest of the simple delights that come with warmer weather. It would be impossible […]

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April 2, 2015

April showers may bring May flowers, but this season we’re not willing to wait a whole month until we get to start embellishing our new spring ‘dos with some pretty pastel petals. Last spring, we couldn’t get enough of the gorgeous, oversized flower crowns and Dior-inspired floral hair embellishments that could be seen on runways, […]

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March 23, 2015

It’s no secret that the team at SalonCapri loves creating elaborate updos and braids, but we also know the importance of perfecting the simple, chic and versatile styles that we rock everyday!  Whether you’re sporting a blunt lob, or long layered locks, we believe soft romantic ringlets and sleek, straight strands will never go out […]

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March 16, 2015

The sun is shining and spring is in the air, but unfortunately your skin is about as pale as the newly fallen snow. We hear you – transitioning out of your winter wardrobe and showcasing your less-than-glowing bare limbs is not a thrilling prospect. Lucky for you, we’re celebrating the spring season by adding sunless […]

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March 10, 2015

Everyone needs a break from this year’s wickedly weary weather and SalonCapri’s Nick and Amy Penna are no exception! We caught up with our favorite local on-the-go duo for the first installment of His & Hers, a new series you’ll be seeing every so often on the blog. Read on to find out what each […]

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March 3, 2015

Introduce yourself! My name is Cameron Ryan. I am a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri’s Newbury Street location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I will be celebrating 2 years as a hairstylist at SalonCapri this May! Where did you study previously? I attended Trip County Vocational High School’s Post […]

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February 25, 2015

Over the last week, designers, models and elite fashionistas from around the world swarmed The Big Apple for NYFW for seven days of haute couture shows, backstage beauty blitzes, street style shoots and seriously chic after-parties. We loved the shearling-lined coats, flouncy fringe skirts and abundance of fur and 70’s-inspired looks paired with long, luxurious […]

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February 17, 2015

The bar has been set extremely high for this year’s Academy Awards red carpet and we can’t wait for Hollywood’s darlings to showcase their best looks yet! While we love watching our favorite celebs strut their way down the red carpet in their gorgeous gowns, our favorite part of awards season is assessing, praising, and […]

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February 9, 2015

Introduce yourself! I’m Vanna Burnham, a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri’s Newton and Legacy Place locations. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been with SalonCapri for an exciting three years! Where did you study previously? After graduating from high school, I did my training at the Academy of […]

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February 3, 2015

As New Englanders, we’re accustomed to dealing with the ins and outs of particularly nasty blizzards – digging out our cars, coping with cabin fever, preparing for power outages and dismal flight delays. While we may be dragging our feet to get that shovel out (again), it’s important to look for the silver lining. Only […]

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January 23, 2015

There’s nothing more frustrating than knowing exactly what you want your new ‘do to look like, but don’t know how to ask for it! Not knowing how to describe the exact  shape and style that you’re coveting can usually be remedied by bringing in an image of a celeb sporting a similar style (chic and […]

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January 16, 2015

When the weather’s been cold and dry for as long as you can remember, it can often mean your hair is suffering winter woes as well and could use some daily TLC before you head out into the elements! While we’re firm believers in the miraculous powers of a monthly in-salon deep conditioning treatment and […]

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January 13, 2015

Introduce yourself! My name is Dawn-Marie Hegarty and I’m from Hyde Park, MA. I am a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri’s Legacy Place location in Dedham and have been a member of the SalonCapri family for 13 years! Where did you study previously? Prior to joining the team at SalonCapri, I studied at the Bojack Beauty […]

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January 7, 2015

With awards season kicking off this Sunday with the Golden Globes, we’re reminded of what a great year it’s been for blockbuster films, leading ladies and most importantly, impeccably styled starlets! Last year we swooned over Amber Heard and Margot Robbie’s unforgettable updos and we can’t wait to see what’s in store for this year. […]

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December 22, 2014

New Year’s Eve is just days away and we’re guessing you’ve already picked out the perfect dress and crystal clutch for the big night, but have you selected a stunning New Year’s ‘do? We here at SalonCapri know that a great hairstyle is the icing on the cake of any great seasonal ensemble and can […]

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December 22, 2014

Heated styling, dry climates and freezing temps can really put a damper on your hair during the holiday season but there are ways you can keep your mane brilliant and manageable between salon appointments! Follow these tried-and-true daily tips and tricks from our very own Nick Penna and we guarantee your strands will reap the […]

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December 15, 2014

The beauty gurus are blogging about them and all the “It Girls” are “gramming” them. You yourself have even glimpsed the iconic purple packaging peeking out of the glittering clutches of the city’s glamour girls as you stood next to them in powder rooms while they artfully swipe their strands smooth. They’re this season’s most […]

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December 8, 2014

Twinkling lights, snow-covered streets, and holiday Starbucks cups can only mean one thing – winter in New England! With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to think about which holiday hairstyles will keep you looking cool and classy at all of those holiday get-togethers you’re bound to be logging into your agenda this season. […]

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December 1, 2014

With frigid dry air and chilly gusts of wind whipping around every corner, winter has got us wishing we could stay curled up by a festively decked fireplace ‘til spring. Lucky for you, this year we’re all about sharing our top tips, product picks and seasonal accessories that will keep you feeling warm and looking […]

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November 24, 2014

Introduce yourself! Hi, I’m Marisa Falone Alvarez and I’ve been a part of the SalonCapri team for 7 years now. I am a senior stylist at our Newton Highlands location as well as a T.E.C.H artist and educator for Kérastase USA! Where did you study previously? I received a degree in Marketing at Bentley University […]

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November 17, 2014

If there’s one girl who can pull off the perfect low-maintenance messy braid while simultaneously looking fearless and fierce, it’s our favorite lady-warrior, Katniss Everdeen! With the latest installment of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 premiering this week, the team at SalonCapri has got nothing but big-screen styles on the brain, and with […]

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November 10, 2014

While we’d all like to say that we wake up every morning with magically manageable manes, unfortunately, we weren’t all blessed with Blake Lively’s hair goddess genes, and it usually takes us (at least) an hour plus a plethora of hand-picked products to get our hair from bed-head to picture-perfect. Don’t get us wrong, we […]

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October 27, 2014

First it was the adorable Ali Fedotowsky, then Sarah Michelle Geller and Kristin Cavallari and just last month– Lauren Conrad and one of our favorite bloggers, Damsel in Dior, both jumped on the bandwagon, revealing gorgeous collarbone-length-or-shorter choppy manes! So many stunning stars are taking inches off their long, beachy locks and it has us […]

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October 20, 2014

With Halloween a little more than a week away, it’s time to crack down on your costume! And whether you’re thinking flapper, considering a classic character, or leaning toward something celeb-inspired, there’s no doubt that your hair will be an important element of your Halloween look. Unfortunately, some of us struggle with mastering those Minnie […]

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October 14, 2014

Introduce yourself! I’m Brittney DiBattista, a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri Dedham. I am originally from Franklin, MA. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been with SalonCapri for an exciting six years! Where did you study previously? After graduating from high school, I enrolled in Cosmix International School […]

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October 7, 2014

We’ve all heard word that changing up your beauty routine now and again can work wonders on your hair’s health and appearance, but when you fall in love with new “life changing” shampoo or conditioner, it can be hard to remove it from your daily rotation! Senior Stylist Jamie Champagne of our Dedham location shares […]

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October 1, 2014

With Boston Fashion Week less than a week away, we’re counting down the days with a couple of our favorite looks inspired by our Top Hair Trends from NYFW S/S 2015! Don’t’ get us wrong, we live for the tricky cuts and creative new coloring techniques but sometimes simple can be sublime, especially when it […]

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September 24, 2014

From classically chic to adventurous and avant-garde, there’s nothing our stylists love more than a little seasonal style inspiration, and where better to check out the latest top tress trends than the runways of NYFW! We asked our team to share their favorite looks from some of this year’s hottest designers that graced the runways […]

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September 17, 2014

Fashion Week, falling leaves, fluffy sweaters…there’s no mistaking it, friends – fall has finally arrived! Here at SalonCapri, autumn is one of our favorite seasons – it’s a time to be focused on friends, family, food and, above all, change! And what’s a better way to update last year’s sweater than with a beautiful new […]

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September 11, 2014

Introduce yourself! Hey! My name is Caitlin Young and I’m from Hopkinton, MA. I am a stylist for SalonCapri at the Newbury Street, Boston location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been part of the SalonCapri team for four years, two of which were spent training with […]

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September 3, 2014

The days are getting cooler, the leaves more colorful and fall is slowly creeping its way into this seemingly endless summer. We don’t like it any more than you but, let’s face it: it’s time to retire those summer slip-on sandals, put down the sea salt spray and bid those beachy waves (that you finally […]

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August 27, 2014

When it comes to a Hollywood red carpet-laden night of glitz and glam, two things come to mind – best dressed and best hair! Here at SalonCapri, we know that the secret to pulling a perfect red carpet look together is all about the mane and this year’s Emmy awards were chock full of some […]

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August 20, 2014

Introduce yourself! My name is Jamie Champagne, I’m originally from Fall River, MA. I am a Senior Stylist in our Legacy Place, Dedham location. I am also the Director of Education for the entire SalonCapri company. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been a part of the […]

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August 14, 2014

If your last days of summer have been anything like ours, they’ve been jam-packed with paradise-perfect pool parties, glowing beach getaways, and roof-top BBQs galore!  While you’re probably making the most of this whimsical weather before it withers away, the summer social life may be taking a toll on your sun-kissed strands and transforming your […]

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August 6, 2014

Summer beauty trends don’t stray much from year to year. You know the drill: dewy, sun-kissed skin (don’t forget that SPF!) and shiny, healthy strands with a halo of “natural” highlights.  Yet this season, celebrities are taking their tawny tinted tresses to a much “cooler” level—we’re talking platinum, baby!  Our favorite SoCal fashion guru and […]

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July 23, 2014

Introduce yourself! Hi, I’m Jerry Del Valle.  I’m from Hyde Park, Massachusetts and I’m a senior stylist at SalonCapri’s Newton location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been with the SalonCapri family for 10 years! Where did you study previously? Before SalonCapri, I studied at the L’Oréal Professional […]

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July 16, 2014

Summer is in full swing and that means lazy days lounging by rooftop pools, sophisticated soirees in the sizzling sun, and visionary vacations abroad (a girl can dream)! But with each blessing that summer brings, the curse of dry, frizzy, unruly hair usually manages to follow. With humidity at its peak and the sun’s rays […]

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July 8, 2014

‘Tis the season to say “I do!” for some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities – Kim and Kanye’s Italian nuptials kicked off the season with their extravagant location, high-rolling guest list, and hefty bill. Next down the aisle was the very stylish socialite Olivia Palermo, who shocked her fashionista followers by sporting a sweater and skirt […]

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July 1, 2014

We all have that friend with the gorgeous hair that she deftly “throws” into a miraculously immaculate messy bun with the greatest of flyaway-free ease, while we struggle in front of the mirror surrounded by an arsenal of styling products… to no avail. Now, beach waves and blowouts are nice, but it’s always good to […]

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June 26, 2014

Introduce yourself! My name is Ashley Mason and I’m from Dennis, MA. I am a Senior Stylist at SalonCapri’s Newbury Street location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been with the SalonCapri family for nine months! Where did you study previously? Before SalonCapri, I studied at the Paul […]

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June 17, 2014

From dubious at-home hair mask recipes, to celeb swear-by’s or your great grandmother’s tried-and-true hair growing tips, we’ve come across a slew of rules, recommendations and downright bazaar hair tips – all promising the secret to getting healthy, thick and shiny strands. So how’s a girl to tell fact from fiction when it comes to […]

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June 12, 2014

Winter was all about bobs, and this spring was all about the perfect pixie, so what are our strands in for this summer? Ladies, it’s time to let your hair down and get it growing because this season is all about unbelievably long mermaid manes! We’ve seen long silky strands popping everywhere from musical sensation […]

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June 5, 2014

We don’t know about you, but we can’t stop praising the beautiful and seemingly effortless styles of one of our favorite celebrity starlets: the breathtaking Blake Lively! Known for her parade of trendy braids, cascading waves and an occasional sexy-sophisticate updo, Blake’s perfectly imperfect hairstyles are always a sight to behold – so can you […]

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May 27, 2014

Introduce yourself! My name is Bethann Sheridan and I’m from Roslindale, MA. I am a senior stylist at SalonCapri’s Newton Highlands location. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been with SalonCapri for 14 incredible years! Where did you study previously? I studied at Blaine in Kenmore Square. […]

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May 21, 2014

Planning to escape the city this Memorial Day weekend? Take some tips from our worldly team of well-traveled stylists on what to pack for fun in the sun and a little luxury R&R! If you’re heading to the beach, senior stylist Joanmarie McCune at our Newton location recommends throwing a mini Kérastase Spray à Porter […]

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May 14, 2014

Sun, sand, surf and seriously chic (and simple!) hairstyles can only mean one thing – summer in the city! Now that our favorite season has swept in with warm weather, sunshine and humid nights, it’s time to rethink your hairstyle strategy for all of those delightful daytime beach trips, pool parties and humid summer cookouts […]

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May 7, 2014

Introduce yourself! My name is Latoya Hill and I’m originally from New York. You can find me at SalonCapri on Newbury Street. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I’ve been with SalonCapri for one wonderful year! Where did you study previously? Before SalonCapri, I studied at CJH Color & […]

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May 1, 2014

We love it when mother/daughter duos waltz into SalonCapri for a girls’ day of primping, pampering and gossip! We adore moms laughing as they thank their daughters for keeping them young, and enjoy watching daughters gush over their mother’s classic looks (or vice versa!). As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day, we’re reminded of […]

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April 23, 2014

Every morning we wake up hoping our hair will miraculously cascade down our backs just like the slow-motion glamour girls of shampoo commercials. Yet that snooze button keeps getting a workout and we fall back into the comb-and-go or pulled-back-pony routine.  Every day hair care can be challenging, especially with all of the products out […]

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April 16, 2014

With wedding season and prom night right around the corner (not to mention the spring galas, summer soirees and garden parties galore!), our team has been gearing up for one of our favorite times of year – event season! Perfect events are planned to a tee – from the attire to the flowers, food, music […]

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April 11, 2014

Have you seen Sharon Osbourne’s new do yet? We like the stylish pixie cut that she revealed this week on The Talk. It has all the ingredients of a great haircut: fun, fresh, youthful and VERSATILE! Sharon said she was inspired when America’s sweetheart, Jennifer Lawrence, debuted her chic short cut during The Hunger Games […]

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April 4, 2014

Our hair is our best friend, but sometimes we forget to treat it with the love and care that a good friendship deserves. From blow drying, to straightening and everything in between, our strands can become fried and frazzled. At SalonCapri, we’re always up to date with the industry’s top-of-the-line products that can take dry […]

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March 28, 2014

Winter has finally relaxed its grip on our fair city, but our hair is still feeling the effects of the past few freezing months. Stop hiding your hair under hats (even the cute ones!) and take a hint from the Easter bunny – hop into spring with soft, shiny, touchable hair. Rehabbing your winter mane […]

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March 20, 2014

Introduce yourself! My name is Jill Dineen and I am a senior stylist at our Dedham, Legacy Place location. I’m originally from Hyde Park, MA and I now reside in Norwood, MA. How many years have you been a part of the SalonCapri team? I have been lucky enough to be a part of the […]

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March 13, 2014

Winter is almost over and with some of our favorite vernal holidays right around the corner (Easter, St. Patrick’s Day!), it’s time to add a little spring to your step and some tint to your tresses! SalonCapri is obsessed with hair chalking, which graced the runway this year at Hervé Leger and Mara Hoffman. Not […]

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March 7, 2014

The big night has finally come: the Oscars! This year was full of exciting, interesting, and somewhat weird moments. From Ellen taking selfies with the star-studded audience and breaking Twitter, followed by her ordering pizza (while Brad Pitt passed out plates) to John Travolta’s slip of the tongue (who is Adella Dazeem?), there was never […]

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February 28, 2014

One of our favorite times of year is awards season! This year it kicked off with the Golden Globes and we’re sure you’ll agree that there were some stunners on the red carpet rockin’ the total package: makeup, dress, accessories…and (our fav!) – HAIR. SalonCapri fell in love with a few looks on the red […]

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February 21, 2014

There is nothing worse than waking up, ready to tackle the day and then realizing your hair has gone crazy overnight. Bad hair days happen even to the best (and most conditioned) of girls so here are a couple suggestions from SalonCapri’s owner and lead stylist, Nick Penna Jr., to help tackle some of the […]

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February 14, 2014

Are you over these arctic vortexes as much as we are? Luckily, spring is on its way; we’re looking forward to the flowers, sunshine and, of course, the fresh new hairstyles! Our savvy stylists at SalonCapri all agree that spring is the perfect time to update your look in celebration of the upcoming warm weather […]

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