We are pleased to introduce you to the newest members of our hair salon team at The Grand. Bringing extensive training with top international experts and decades of work with countless discerning clients, celebrities, famous artists, industry insiders and socialites throughout Manhattan, meet Russ Hovermale and Phillip Joseph:
Having trained with top international experts in the industry, Russ is one of today’s top hair colorists of NYC. With over 20 years of experience, expertise and passion, he takes the time to understand what will look optimal and yet keep the integrity of your hair.
He’s worked with many celebrities, famous artists and industry insiders to produce iconic and enduring styles, with looks that range from classic to transformative.
Russ received his extensive training with the world-renowned colorist Nancy Braun of L’Oreal Academy. Using the dynamic technique of balayage, he transforms blonde and brunette tresses into lighter, multidimensional strands with no brassiness.
Raised on a beach tucked inside Boston Harbor, his looks emulate the sun-kissed hair of childhood, at any age- with a high impact, low maintenance approach that grows out gracefully.
You can find more of his looks on Instagram at @balayage_by_russ
Philip is an accomplished stylist and colorist, heralding from New York City.
With several decades of experience, garnering prestigious photoshoots as well as runway and fashion shows along the way, he’s worked with countless discerning clients and socialites throughout Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
He has a unique eye for shape and fit of the proper cut and color for your skin color, facial features and contours- offering you an in-depth consultation to refine or completely transform your current look.
As a style director, he brings a wealth of experience with color correction; as well as providing clients with the latest style, skills and technique they can take home.
A balayage expert as well- he can even provide you with that exciting sunlit finish that you’re looking for! You can find more of his looks on Instagram at @_hairbyphilipjoseph_
Russ and Phillip are the perfect addition to our salon. Please join us in welcoming them to The Grand.