Joseph Battisti’s acclaimed status as one of the most sought-after stylists, derived from his immersion in New York City culture and fashion, comes as no surprise to anyone who has ever emerged from his chair. He fostered his talent at a young age training in Milan, Italy and perfecting his skill while maintaining a loyal and ever-increasing clientele at both his upstate and New York City locations. Joseph Battisti’s commitment to superior customer service along with his innate ability to transform one’s style has earned him a loyal clientele comprised of both celebrities and New York City’s elite.

Joseph Battisti is parlaying his twenty-five years of styling experience and his love for creating individual beauty into his product line that includes human hair keratin. His research and development of these products is revolutionary in restructuring the hair cuticle. He has also done extensive, innovative work with hair extensions and hairpieces creating both “Miniveils” and “Hairbits” that have become integral components of the coveted styles he has invented for his most discriminating clients. These products coupled with his “Hair Kinetics” cutting technique have transformed his clients’ styles into works of art that would be unachievable without Joseph’s vision, skill and customized integrated hair products.

With his luminous career continually on the rise and having worked as a Creative Director in several luxury NYC salons, Joseph Battisti welcomed the opportunity to open his own salon in May 2014. In the tranquil oasis he has created he caters to each and every client with a charm and charisma that have never suffered any ill effects from his rise to celebrity status. Joseph is as grounded and down-to-earth as ever, ensuring each client receives the utmost in personal attention during their visits with him.

Joseph Battisti’s innovation forges ahead unabated as he continues to pioneer trends in hair styling and hair care. He has been featured in numerous publications including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Modern Bride, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, W Magazine,and many more. He has been named one of NYC’s top stylists by Allure Magazine. Among his television credits are MTV, E!, VH1, FOX, and PBS. He is has been a long-time industry educator and regular contributor to hair industry publications.

Joseph Battisti has earned himself a coveted position in the upper echelon of the highly competitive hair styling industry. With the coalescence of his enormously successful career as a celebrity stylist and his deeply loyal clientele, Joseph is truly at home in his Upper East Side NYC salon. He has created a haven where his clients can enjoy the lavish pampering he is so incredibly skilled at delivering.



Megan Richardson

Hailing from Phoenix Arizona, Megan made the move to NYC 12 years ago. She earned her cosmetology license while still in high school and has been expanding her repertoire ever since. She has honed her skills as the in-demand colorist that she has now become while working under the mentorship of Joseph Battisti at Paul Labrecque Salon and later at Gerard Bollei Salon. Her expertise in coloring is complemented by her artistic vision in cutting, styling, hair extensions, and hair straightening techniques.

Megan has become an engaging, powerful educator in the NYC hair industry. She has developed largely successful in-salon training programs for extensive teams of stylists in many of New York City’s elite salons. Megan recently joined the faculty at ARROJO Cosmetology and continues to inspire the industry as an impressive educator with an innate, expert understanding of the artistic nature of this craft.

Megan is truly passionate about hair and its transformative power. Her passion lies in her ability to affect her clients’ style and introduce them to new, ever-changing possibilities.

Nicole Chan

Nicole was born and raised in Los Angeles and has trained at a string of prestigious salons including Toni and Guy, Vidal Sassoon, Sebastian, Bumble and Bumble, Frederic Fekkai, and Paul LaBrecque Salon. True to her West Coast roots, Nicole has a flair for creating authentic bohemian looks and flirtatious beach waves with natural-looking, sun-kissed blonde highlights. Expertly skilled at balayage, razor cuts, and working with naturally curly and wavy hair, Nicole produces looks that are low maintenance and naturally sexy. She is personable and approachable and has an intuitive sense of style that ensures your new look will perfectly suit you.



Hailing from Malaysia, June assists the stylists in various capacities. She is renowned for her ceremonial shampoo services where she pampers clients with relaxing deep-scalp massages using keratin-based organic products. Her expertise in massage and relaxation ensures you a transformative experience that will melt away the stresses of life and leave you rejuvenated.