Marie Robinson is arguably the best hair colorist in the country, with loyal clients like Scarlett Johansson, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. The fact that she’s finally opened an offshoot of her beloved Manhattan salon — in Miami — is news enough. But the whole concept is novel: Rather than simply putting her name on the door, Robinson now works at both locations along with her NYC-based staff.
At her sun-washed Marie Robinson Salon in trendy Little River, Robinson, her husband/business partner Abell Oujaddou and their talented creative team pay concentrated attention to famous and non-famous clients alike.
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“We hope to bring that extra-special degree of service, where you come into a beautiful environment and every single person is happy to see you,” Robinson told INDULGE. “Hair should be a living, breathing piece of art, so people stop to ask where you got it done. To me, that’s the ultimate.”
Marie Robinson Salon, 7329 Northwest Miami Court, Miami; 786-409-4186; marierobinson.com.
Robinson’s six Miami must-haves:
1. Christophe Robin Clarifying Shampoo
“Made with cornflower and chamomile, this keeps your color bright and free of discoloration.”
2. RMS Vintage Cake Liner
“My favorite way to transition from day to a big night out: having my man on my arm and black-cat eyeliner.”
3. Rodan + Fields Redefine Regimen
“I’ve never been the best at keeping up with my skin. These make it simple — and I think they’re working.”
4. Ironside Kitchen
“The best cappuccinos in the morning, plus the best pizza for lunch or dinner.”
5. Shoes by Miami Designer Fabrice Tardieu
“He has a shop near us and makes the most fabulous handcrafted shoes and cashmere accessories.”
6. Marie Robinson Salon
“My favorite place to chill is on our salon’s garden terrace, listening to the bamboo in the breeze.”