Punks Not Dead

Dead Kennedy’s Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables and The Cramps Stay Sick were the albums that changed my life. I was 14 growing up in the midwest. I always felt like a stranger living in a strange land, a bit of an outcast. My mom moved us from the suburbs to the city and enrolled me in art school. I found my tribe, with like minded people. We listened to music that resonated anti-establishment, subversive culture, nonconformity and individual freedom. And now 20 some odd years down the line I opened Tomahawk and hired a kick ass staff of like minded ladies. Our canvas is hair and everyday we are thankful that we get to do what we love and be apart of our client’s personal story. In the words of The Exploited “We’re all punks and we don’t care, We’re boot boys that dye our hair…Punks not dead, I know it’s not!”

Natalia called this funerary shades over an all over double process. The effect is smokin' hot!

Natalia called this “funerary “shades over an all over double process. The effect is smokin’ hot! @mother-night

Kristin Jackson turned this grown out double process into a mermaid worthy ombre.

Kristin Jackson turned this grown out double process into a mermaid worthy #ombre. @kristinjackson

Natalia and her client worked together to create this mind blowing #mohawk

Natalia and her client worked together to create this mind blowing #mohawk

This girl is channneling Blondie's Atomic "Your hair is beautiful" with a full head balayage in atomic green by Kristin Jackson.

This girl is channeling Blondie’s Atomic “Your hair is beautiful” with a full head #balayage in atomic green by Kristin Jackson.

Back to black all over single process with Maria Lina.

Back to black all over single process with Maria Lina. @iiceblinkluck

Donna Rae did an all over balayage/ombre using an emerald creative color and single process black root for this melted effect. She also chopped into the hair giving our client "chainsaw" bangs there are no straight lines in this cut!

Donna Rae did an all over balayage/ombre using an emerald creative color and single process black root for this melted effect. She also chopped into the hair giving our client “chainsaw” bangs ,there are no straight lines in this cut!

Close up on Donna's emerald green #balayage and black single process root.

Close up on Donna’s emerald green #balayage and black single process root. @donna234rae

Thanks for checking out our work. You can click on the links to our stylist instagrams above in the captions, give them a follow. Next months blog will be all about colorful panels. To see more of our work and clients selfies check out #tomahawksalon

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Oh My Gerd…

Brooklyn is it hot enough for you?! Well we’re about to get steamy in here check out our hot,hot,hot cut and color work.

Kristin Jackson achieved this look with a #doubleprocess custom mixing Redken Shades Eq for this perfect #rosegold

Kristin Jackson achieved this look with a #doubleprocess custom mixing Redken Shades Eq for this perfect #rosegold

Our Junior Stylist Maria did this bangin' long layered haircut #faceframe

Our Junior Stylist Maria did this bangin’ long layered haircut #face-frame

Donna Rae did this rad #undercut and Double Process to create this diffused #amrthyst

Donna Rae did this rad #shave #shortcut and double process to create this diffused #amethyst

Soft and feminine short cut. Double process using Redken Shades Eq by Donna Rae

Soft and feminine short cut. Double process using Redken Shades Eq by Donna Rae

Natalia Michele did this golden blonde into pink #ombre #balayage

Natalia Michele did this golden blonde into pink #ombre #balaayage

Natalia did a full #balayage to create this multidemensional color and hand painted a vibrant pink from mid shaft to ends #ombre

Natalia did a full #balayage to create this multidemensional color and hand painted a vibrant pink from mid shaft to ends #ombre

Kristin Jackson gave our client a subtle red #ombre #balayage working with her natural hair texture #curlyhair cut and color

Kristin Jackson gave our client a subtle red #ombre #balayage working with her natural hair texture #curlyhair cut and color

Last but not least long #menscut by Maria Lina

Last but not least long #menscut by Maria Lina

So that’s it folks. Cut and color appointments available daily. As always for color we recommend booking a consult to determine price and length of service. Keep cool and summer on.

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Some Like It Hawt Sand Art Hair, Insider Brooklyn

Hey Bebe have you found your summer groove?! Check out some of our smokin’ hot color from fiery Balayage to rainbow bright Sand Art Hair and our rad clipper & cut work.

Kristin Jackson did this full balayage in creative colors of orange, red and pink. Yes this is on FIRE!

Kristin Jackson did this full Balayage in creative colors of orange, red and pink. Yes this is on FIRE! Kristin is available Wednesday-Saturdays

Next up Natalia Michele did a rainbow bright Balayage using 5 custom mixed colors to create the Sand Art Hair effect!

5 custom mixed color to create Sand Art Hair

5 custom mixed color to create Sand Art Hair

Natalia used a kaleidoscope of colors using Pravana Locked-In and Colordesign

Natalia used a kaleidoscope of colors using Pravana Locked-In and Colordesign

Natalia did a full Balayage with 5 different custom tone to create this Sand Art Hair effect. It took about 4 hours to achieve!

Natalia did a full Balayage with 5 different custom tones to create this Sand Art Hair effect. It took about 4 hours to achieve!

Natalia is available Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays

Natalia is available Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays

Feelin’ the heat cool off with an undercut let’ get to buzzzzin’….

Here's a lil buzzzz work by or Jr. Stylist Maria Lina available Sunday-Thursday

Here’s a lil buzzzz work by or Jr. Stylist Maria Lina available Sunday-Thursday

Donna Rae did this super stylized undercut. Donna excels at short cuts and i available Friday-Mondays

Donna Rae did this super stylized undercut. Donna excels at short cuts and is available Friday-Mondays

And last but not least grab a copy of Rachel Felder’s “Insider Brooklyn” to check out Tomahawk Salon and 200 of her favorite destinations in Brooklyn!

cover insider brooklyn

In the pages of Insider Brooklyn

In the pages of Insider Brooklyn

 

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Let Them Eat Cake

Ahhh Spring is here. The scent of rain and grass is in the air. I am finding inspiration in the pretty, pretty dusty colors of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette. I want to be in a whirlwind of pink, lavender, amethyst and buttery blonde. Shall we twirl into summer…

Natalia Michele melted an amethyst root into a soft pale blonde #doubleprocess

Natalia Michele melted an amethyst root into a soft pale blonde #doubleprocess

Cut and Color by Natalia Michele #doubleprocess

Cut and Color by Natalia Michele #doubleprocess #amethyst #paleblonde

Maria did an all over #doubleprocess to create this muted pink and violet color.

Maria Lina did an all over #doubleprocess to create this muted pink and violet color.

Kristin did a full head #balayage to create this multidimensional lavender. This hand painted technique is less maintenance than a double process.

Kristin Jackson did a full head #balayage to create this multidimensional lavender.
This hand painted technique is less maintenance than a double process.

Cut and Color by Donna Rae full head #Balayage. Soft and pale this color will grow out natural with a less obvious regrowth line.

Cut and Color by Donna Rae full head #Balayage. Soft and pale this color will grow out beautiful and  natural with a less obvious regrowth line.

marie-antoinetteC’est si bon! It is so good! As always thank you for checking out our blog, like us on Facebook and check out our work and client selfies #tomahawksalon. We are appointment only. The best way to determine service, pricing and amount of time to make your hair dreams come true we advise booking a consult. Consults are free and can be seen by a stylist daily.

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Dye, Dye My Darling

Dye, dye my darling but not before you check out some of our cut and color work…

Kristin Jackson did a full #doubleprocess to achieve this green with envy color

Kristin Jackson did a full #doubleprocess to achieve this green with envy color

These lovely braids were created by Kristin Jackson. She used Redken's temporary hair makeup Color Rebel. This is a fun way to add a pop of color with no commitment!

These lovely braids were created by Kristin Jackson. She used Redken’s temporary hair makeup Color Rebel. This is a fun way to add a pop of color with no commitment!

Natalia did a full #balayage to create this sand art effect

Natalia Michele did a full #balayage to create this sand art effect #sandarthair

Donna Rae did a #doubleprocess and color melted pink into existing grey ends

Donna Rae did a #doubleprocess and color melted pink into existing grey ends with short Betty bangs

Maria Lina did a #shag and bleached #panel on this rocking client #drycut

Maria Lina did a #shag and bleached #panel on this rocking client #drycut

Kristin Jackson did a full #doubleprocess doing a darker purple root fading into a soft lavender

Kristin Jackson did a full #doubleprocess doing a darker purple root fading into a soft lavender

So are you dying to get your hair colored?! Each one of these took 2 1/2 to 4 hours in the chair. Both balayage and double process require the hair to be bleached and toned either with a glaze or creative color. Price range is $175-320. Our pricing is determined on several factors including time, effort and amount of product used. We recommend booking a hair consult it’s free and helps us get on the same page as our clients. As always we are CASH ONLY, consults allow us to give pricing and book out the correct amount of time to make your hair dreams come true. Receive $10 off when you do cut and color together. Check out our Junior Stylist Maria Lina for discounted rates.

This past year we have lost several of our idols. Thank you for making our world a brighter, sexier, rockin’ place; to be the weirdos that we are!

Prince, Bowie and Lemmy

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Chop, chop, bleach, bleach, dye, dye and repeat…

Hello lovelies! Here’s what we crazy ladies been up to. Lots of fun cuts, crazy colors and tape in hair extensions. Check out some of our work down below. Gotta love our new pro softbox light, smile on!

Kristin Jackson mixed 2 types of pink, a rose and a neon for this allover rocking effect. Cut and color by Kristin

Kristin Jackson mixed 2 types of pink, a rose and a neon for this allover rocking effect. Cut and color by Kristin #doubleprocess #balayage

Donna Rae custom mixed 3 different pinks and purples to come up with this candy confection. Cut and Color by Donna Rae

Donna Rae custom mixed 3 different pinks and purples to come up with this candy confection #doubleprocess. Cut and Color by Donna Rae

Kristin does a single process root with Redken's double copper and touches up the ombre with a custom mixed pink. This is a great way to have colorful hair without always having to bleach!

Kristin does a single process root with Redken’s double copper and touches up the #ombre with a custom mixed pink. This is a great way to have colorful hair without always having to bleach!

Our new stylist Natalia did a Full Head #Balayage with a bit of pink at the tips.

Our new stylist Natalia did a Full Head #Balayage with a bit of pink at the tips.

Dapper as hell men's haircut by Maria Lina!

Dapper as hell men’s haircut by Maria Lina!

Our Junior Stylist is now doing color at a discounted price! Maria did a single process black with a mustic blue panel in the front. Panels are another great way to add a pop of color that is pretty low maintenance;)

Our Junior Stylist is now doing color at a discounted price! Maria did a single process black with a mystic blue #panel in the front. Panels are a great way to add a pop of color that is pretty low maintenance;)

Below is a photo of our lovely client rocking 26 inch tape in extensions. Kristin has been loving these! Installing the tape in hair extensions is quicker vs the fusion. They last about 1-2 months but here’s the kicker, if you treat them well they can be reused! Just keep the hair and new tape can be added to them. To book an appointment you must do a consult. At that time Kristin will match your hair to the extension and figure out the length you would like. The hair must be ordered and payed for to Kristin. It usually takes about a week for the hair to be shipped. Price is $100 an hour and usually take 1-2 hours.

26 inch tape in extension. Kristin had to color these to match our client growing out her platinum blonde. Photo provided by client.

26 inch tape in extension. Kristin had to color these to match our client growing out her platinum blonde. Photo provided by client. #hairextensions

So lets get ready for Spring we are now open 7 days a week! You can call or text 646-399-6873 to book an appointment.

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Let’s Melt Away Into 2016

2016 is upon us. We’ve been at it for nearly 6 years in good ole Bushwick. An ever changing landscape, this industrial land of ours. We’ve decided to bring on board a new stylist, Natalia and open 7 days week. Changes are good, gives us something to talk about, who wants the ho-hum?! Not me I prefer to melt away like crayons on a radiator, let’s sizzle…

Cut and Color By Donna Rae melted purple and blue into turquoise

Cut and Color By Donna Rae melted purple and blue into turquoise

Cut and Color By Donna Rae

Cut and Color By Donna Rae

Color melt is an awesome way to update creative color. This is achieved through an already existing creative color. We use the old color at the ends and melt a new, vibrant color at the roots. So much fun without all the damage of a full double process.

Color by Kristin Jackson

Color by Kristin Jackson melted blue and aquamarine into mint green

Cut and Color By Donna Rae melted navy into steel

Cut and Color By Donna Rae melted navy into steel

Tomahawk's New Colorist/Stylist Natalia

Tomahawk’s New Colorist/Stylist Natalia

Tomahawk is super stoked for our new stylist/colorist Natalia. She has loads of experience from some of NYC best salons, Marie Robinson to Whittemore House and local Brooklyn salons Foxy and Roots Radical. She specializes in color with advanced training in Balayage/hand painted hi-lites. She puts her cutting skills to the test with women’s long layer, mid-length, bobs and pixies. Men’s cuts it’s all about the scissor over comb and T trimmers, no clipper work for this gal. Most important of all, her favorite band is Motorhead! Catch Natalia on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Oh yeah we’re now open on Tuesdays from 2-8ish! Please not we may close early, to guarantee an evening appointment please call the salon at 646-399-6873.

 

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Blah-Blah Blonde

Decisions, decisions what kind of blonde do you want to be?! Well we do loads of Double Processes good ole bleach and tone. Remember we like to take it nice and slow so getting to a super pale may take a few visits. If you want to push your hair further we recommend adding the Olaplex treatment to your color service. Olaplex multiplies and mends broken hair bonds allowing us to push the envelope without comprising the integrity of hair.

Platinum Blonde by Kristin Jackson photo by Client #tomahawksalon

Platinum Blonde by Kristin Jackson photo by Client #tomahawksalon

Donna Rae took this client to a silvery/sterling blonde

Cut and Color by Donna Rae she took this client to a Silvery/Sterling Blonde

Our Jr.Stylist Maria is now offering color! She took this clien fromt brown to a neutral blonde.

Our Jr.Stylist Maria is now offering color! She took this client from brown to a neutral blonde.

Cut and Color by Donna Rae using new Redken Shades Eq Mother Of Pearl.

Cut and Color by Donna Rae using new Redken Shades Eq Mother Of Pearl.

Check out our color page for more info and guide to the Double Process. If your a new client we recommend booking a consult it’s free and allows us to get on the same page to make your hair dreams come true. Blah-Blah BLONDE!

 

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Bang Bang We Got Color on Lock Down

We are hard at work with the bleach. Our lil’ ladies are banging out some stellar cuts and color. Remember folks we book out super fast and color can take up to 4 hours in da chair! We’re a small salon and usually book 1-2 weeks in advance. Appointments can be made via phone or text at 646-399-6873. So lets get banging and check out some of our recent work!

Cut and Color by Kristin Jackson Full Head Balayage in a Dusty Pink

Cut and Color by Kristin Jackson Full Head Balayage in a Dusty Pink

Double Process by Donna Rae ahe used Rebel Purple By ColorDesign

Double Process by Donna Rae ahe used Rebel Purple By ColorDesign

Cut and Color by Maria Lina  All Over Single Process

Cut and Color by Maria Lina
All Over Single Process

Our Junior Stylist Maria Lina is now available for color. We offer 20% discount with Maria. She is able to take clients for Glazes, Single Process, Panels, Partial or Half Head Hi-lites and if you have 1 inch growth root or short hair Double Process. You will need to see a senior stylist for Ombres, Double Process and Full Head Hi-lites. Maria is available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.

We always recommend booking a consult with our stylists. It’s free and helps us get on the same page as our clients. Consults also allow us to book out the proper time and price that will be required to make your hair dreams come true!

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Look On The Bright Side Vivid Colors

Cut and Color by Kristin Jackson photo courtesy of client

Cut and Color by Kristin Jackson photo courtesy of client

Oh hey there! Looking to take a walk on the bright side? Well you’ve stumbled upon the right place. We crazy gals of Tomahawk love working with creative color be it bright and vivid or soft and pastel, we’ve got your number. So come take a a stroll with us #tomahawksalon.

Color by Kristin Jackson all over yellow using ColorDesign

Color by Kristin Jackson all over yellow using ColorDesign

We custom blend colors specific for our clients using Pravana, ColorDesign, Matrix and Adore. To help keep the integrity of the hair we are loving the Olaplex treatment. These were all achieved with a double process. Check out our color page to read more about Olaplex and our guide to the double process.

Cut and Color by Kristin Jackson photo courtesy of client

Cut and Color by Kristin Jackson photo courtesy of client

Life is too short

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