The Undercut A Hairstyle Any Man Can Rock

There is nothing like a dapper Dan, a man of yesteryear with clean cuts and clean lines. Be it dustbowl era or 50′s greaser the undercut is one style any man or women can rock!



It’s a simple cut usually achieved with clipper work ask for the sides and back to be shaved leaving some length on the top to rock a pompadour or neatly combed to the side or greased straight back. The undercut is super versatile you can go extreme with a high and deep shave or classic and gradual with a blend.



undercut done by Donna Rae Williams at Tomahawk

undercut done by Donna Rae Williams at Tomahawk

And hell even girls can rock it think Tilda Swinton or Michelle Williams or dare I say my inspiration for cutting my locks Leonardo Dicaprio circa the 90′s! I had Donna Rae Williams do a high shave using a 2 guard all around then kept my top long hitting to my ears. I wear my do slicked back using Redken Polish Up Pomade or floppy and to the side using Fatboy texturizing putty. Cut and products found at Tomahawk.

Chantal's undercut

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All About The Fringe

I got to do these really cool 60′s french style bangs on Shelby. Totally changed her look with one swoop of my shears.

Bang On

Bangs are such an easy and economic way to change up your do. Maintain your style with $15 bang trims, no fringe no problem a bang cut is $20-25. Here are some classic examples of famous fringes and whatever you decide bang on.

Long and side swept

Long and side swept

Above the eye Jane Birkin Bang

Above the brow Jane Birkin Bang

Short and sweet chainsaw bangs

Short and sweet chainsaw bangs

The Betty Bang straight across

The Betty/Retro Bang straight across

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We have moved to 17 Thames!

Welcome to Tomahawk Salon

We are now located at 17 Thames in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Our new diggs lands us closer to the Morgan L stop on Thames just between Bogart St and Morgan Ave. We still have the same number and we still recommend calling ahead to book an appointment (646)399-6873. Tomahawk has been serving up Brooklyn Bettys and Dapper Dans since 2010 and we are super stoked for you guys and gals to come check out the new space. We now have the super stylish Shelby Lawson and her vintage finds Nouveau Vieux in house! So come on in we got you covered from head to toe. Plus Mr. Bandit the chihuahua misses you…

Mr. Bandit Tomahawk Chihuahua

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The Double Process for Creative Color or Platinum Blonde Hair

So recently I decided to strip the blue out of my hair and try my hand at silvery blonde.

double processThe double process is one of our most popular services. It first requires bleaching hair then toning (we use Redken Shades EQ or highly pigmented creative color). This service is used to achieve platinum blonde hair or any creative color. Hi-lights or Balayage is more dimensional and little less upkeep you can get away with some roots where as a double process they are more noticeable. Time in the chair is about 2-2 1/2 hours. Bleaching can be damaging on hair your first process may not bring you to white and may require several visits to the salon. After you achieve your perfect blonde you maintain it by doing just the roots and toning all over, since it is only the roots being bleached damage to hair is minor. We recommend keeping hair healthy by using Redken Anti-Snap and Extreme shampoo and conditioner sold at Tomahawk also extra virgin coconut oil.

Redken Products

For more information on services and prices please visit our color page.

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Changes Are A Coming

So first up we’d like to announce our new edition Ms. Donna Cyrus. Donna brings with her over 20 years experience as a stylist and colorist. She specializes in all her types but has a particular love for dimensional hi-lites and short styles from feminine to edgy to tight clipper work for the Gents. You will surly love her southern hospitality.

Second pardon our appearance as we begin deconstruction thats right we are MOVING to 17 Thames in the upcoming weeks. We are excited to take Tomahawk to the next level. Alas that means we have some wonky things happening. Our ATM is out of service and our cash out area has some romantic mood lighting going on but we are still up and running just check the site or call us for further info.

Here’s a fun photo shoot our Ms. Kristin did its bacon time!

Ms. Kristin does bacon fantasy hair

Ms. Kristin does bacon fantasy hair

That's right it's bacon!

That’s right it’s bacon!

Check out Kristin’s blog for more on bacon.

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MTV Names Us Top 5 Nail Salon

The 5 Best Brooklyn Nail Art Salons _ MTV Style

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Google Glass Tours Tomahawk. The A-list Must Haves With Kristin.

This was pretty cool Google Glass sat down with Fleury Rose. Here’s what it’s like through Ms. Rose’s perspective!

So if you didn’t know Kristin does fabulous fantasy hair. The gets her must have favs and beauty products. Katy Perry’s

Katy Perry's F.H.S

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Tomahawk Inside the Pages of Allure Magazine

Check out the August issue of Allure Magazine Miss Fleury doing her thang. I love that Kate Moss is on the cover bring the Supermodel back!

Kate Moss CoverAllure MagazineAllure Magazine

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Cut & Color Special Also Check Out Kristin’s Latest Editorial

Yay summer cut and color special. Receive $10 off your when you do both cut and color. We do banging color from creative color to painted hi-lites.

Check out Kristin’s latest editorial with Doe Deere from LimeCrime

LimeCrime editorial hair by Kristin Jackson


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Changes for June and We Welcome Amy Haben To Our Family

There are some changes for the month of June. We will be closed on Sundays throughout the entire month. Fleury, Kristin and I are off to Vegas and we also be closed the week of June 17th we return to work on Monday June 24th. Our family is in a bit of heartache as a our gal Mary Davis has embarked on a journey to the West Coast. We are uncertain of her return, hopefully sooner than later but we all need a bit of adventure to our lives so Mazel Tov Mary Davis Tomahawk loves you forever! And now exciting news we welcome new staff member Amy Haben. Amy has been working at acclaimed downtown Bumble and Bumble and is super stoked to bring her scissors and skills to Bushwick. Amy is on the floor Monday, Tuesday and Saturdays. Catch Kristin in action Wednesday-Saturday. So thats it for now get out and enjoy this beautiful weather.

Here our new stylist Amy Haben for Inked Magazine at B Side Lounge.

Amy Haben

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