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AUG 2018

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38 | BEAUTY LAUNCHPAD | AUGUST 2018 Live & Learn/ Salon of the Month INSIDE STORY Open since 1973, nuBest salon and spa recently celebrated its 45 th anniversary. Located in the heart of Manhasset in Long Island, New York, the salon remains a renowned beauty destination with a list of extensive services including color, cut, makeup and nails. "Our exclusive space is uniquely designed with light-diffusing daylight domes and mirrors to maximize lighting and detailing for the hair," says owner Michael Mazzei. "Specialized steam conditioning and color accelerating units, as well as a private area, are available upon request." With a staff comprised of more than 125 individuals, the 20,000-square-foot space also features an elegant boutique-style spa that offers massages, facials and other rejuvenating body treatments. Mazzei, who developed ARTec Worldwide with Leland Hirsch, which sold to L'Oréal USA in 2002, prides his salon on maintaining a warm and inviting atmosphere while providing high-quality customer service to clients. Family is another important component of the business, with Mazzei's son and two nephews working at the studio. "The future is always at the forefront, and the next generation of the Mazzei family continues to innovate in keeping with the salon's reputation as a place where trends are set," says Mazzei. For 45 years, nuBest salon and spa has created a culture that emphasizes exceptional service and unparalleled quality. —KAMALA KIRK COURTESY OF NUBEST SALON AND SPA Lasting Legacy nuBest salon and spa / Manhasset, New York WHAT'S UNIQUE HOLLYWOOD HISTORY nuBest salon and spa made its silver screen debut in the 1985 movie Desperately Seeking Susan. CELEBRITY CLIENTS Adrienne Bailon, Lance Bass, Christine Evangelista and more. COMMUNITY SERVICE nuBest has teamed up with local and global charities to promote awareness for and give back to various causes including North Shore Animal League and Flashes of Hope. COLOR LINES Goldwell, Redken and Schwarzkopf Professional RETAIL LINES CND, Dermalogica, Essie, Kérastase, Moroccanoil, Oribe, Redken, SkinCeuticals, UltraLuxe Skincare and Zoya NO. OF CHAIRS 54 I am so proud of what my family and I have been able to achieve with nuBest," Mazzei says. "We have created a community for our clients with the help of some of New York's best stylists." MICHAEL MAZZEI The 20,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art space offers an extensive list of beauty services.

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