Luis

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As a stylist and colorist for over 21 years, Luis Canas has worked in New York City’s best salons and until recently had his own exclusive Salon within Equinox Fitness Clubs on Lexington Avenue and 63rd Street.

Luis was born in Portugal…

Born in Portugal, traveled all of the world working for Princess Cruise Lines.. settled in New York City for many years and currently residing in Miami Beach, but still visiting the city every few weeks to see family, friends and clients. As a stylist and colorist for over 21 years, Luis Canas has worked in New York City’s best salons and until recently had his own exclusive Salon within Equinox Fitness Clubs on Lexington Avenue and 63rd Street.

Luis was born in Portugal and began styling hair in the unlikely training ground, the Air Force. After being trained under the finest tutelage in Lisbon, he was hired by the elite Princess Cruise Lines. During his luxury tenure, Luis was able to travel the world and develop an international portfolio of clientele, which include such celebrities as comedian Jerry Seinfeld, newswomen Connie Chung and Leslie Stahl, and model Natalie Laughlin.

Luis arrived in Manhattan in 1993 and was fascinated with the high-energy fashion scene. He has introduced his European and international techniques to the American salon industry. He specializes in “pintura” – a Portuguese name for masterpiece – known as boliage (painting on highlights) and modern cutting techniques.

Luis has the ability to change people’s looks with his European background and focus on personalized care. He is a specialist in Japanese Hair-Straightening and has a talent for creating beautiful styles and elegant color for his discerning clientele.

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