Get Post-Lockdown Locks at My Darling Ivy
If quarantine stress has had your hair looking like a nightmare, Chelsea’s hottest new salon, My Darling Ivy, will have your locks looking even better than your pre-lockdown days. With knowledgeable and stylish stylists, as well as the industry’s best products, this trendy spot has your tresses covered.
After opening in December, My Darling Ivy was forced to close in March much like the rest of New York City during the mandatory pandemic shutdowns. Though these have been turbulent and trying times, co-owner Manny Rolon, a native New Yorker who comes from a long line of hairdressers spanning three generations, remained committed to ensuring that his new salon would survive. With new safety guidelines in place to ensure both staff and customers stay safe, Manny and his team are now back to treating your hair – and your sanity!
With deep roots in the hairdressing business, master stylist Manny will make sure your roots are well taken care of. “I have personally been in the industry for a little over two decades. A passion and curiosity for men’s grooming got me working behind the chair in my early teens. Since then, I have acquired a particular affinity for understanding movement and having hair comply via texture. This has allowed me to create a very unique approach as to how to deal with the interior components of a haircut. Thanks to my unique haircutting abilities, I have kind of gained a reputation for being the guy who can transform your hair. My approach has garnered the attention of various brands who have used me to both globally educate and to create their educational curriculum. Most recently, I have become a proud new member of the oribe team and a brand ambassador for hair u-wear.”
You will definitely feel the passion and personalized service when you get styled in this equally stylish spot – think industrial chic meets a natural, outdoorsy feel – with a roster of experienced celebrity stylists. Let’s just say that my stylist, Konnor, turned a head of overgrown roots and split ends into some glossy and gorgeously colored strands. From highlights to lightening treatments, plus cuts, styles, blowouts, keratin and more, My Darling Ivy and its talented team have the expertise and products to keep you looking like your posh self.
Manny and his partners, who have worked in some of the tri-state area’s top salons, also have a spot called Silver Vine Room in Summit, New Jersey. After achieving much success, Manny helps to give back to those in the beauty industry. “hu•mane beauty for change is a non-profit which I started with a few friends. Our mission is to transform underserved sectors of communities with the power of education in the beauty field. We have visited the Philippines, Paraguay, India, Nicaragua and Uganda, sharing, educating and helping those in need. hu•mane is now planning to open up its own cosmetology school. Luck has very little to do with it, I am willing to put in the work.”
Whether you just want a much overdo touch-up or are ready to change up your overall look, you can trust My Darling Ivy to have you looking and feeling dashing.