About

 

CONCEPT

Badlands is a hybrid salon/barbershop that provides our clientele with a modern, sophisticated approach to hair-cutting and color in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. We seamlessly blend high-end services with a down to earth, relaxed vibe. The shop interior is warm, simple and inviting; offering a cozy fusion of mid century, rustic and playful contemporary design.

The Badlands team is trained in all aspects of hair care, specializing in high-end modern color, precision cutting and razoring techniques, barbering, clipper cutting, and fades. Our stylists are friendly, attentive professionals who have attended rigorous training programs before joining our team. While creating a safe space for all of our clients, we place emphasis on gender neutral styles; expertly blending progressive techniques with traditional favorites . Each stylist also attends master education classes at Badlands in barbering, cutting and color techniques to perfect their skills.


DEIRDRE NOVELLA

Deirdre opened Badlands Salon & Barber in Park Slope, Brooklyn in 2012. Her goal was to create a safe venue where everyone can feel comfortable and confident about getting their hair done. After spending years doing free-lance hairstyling and feeling caught in a grind of trying to market an un-attainable image, Deirdre yearned to have her own salon space to work one-on-one with people— helping them to feel good about expressing who they are. Badlands was the perfect answer; becoming immediately successful with people who just wanted a good cut and color without the gender bias usually associated with typical salons and barbershops. Deirdre went on to create an organic hair and skincare line, sold at the salon and online... Read more about Deirdre.