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About us

Specializing in barbering, but also offering a wide range of beauty services. Ish’s Hair Salon has been in business for 25 years serving customers across upstate New York.

 Located at 217 Hoosick ST, Troy NY right by the new (Hilton Garden Inn)

Please view some view helpful information below on how to develop and maintain healthy hair. Please visit weekly for a new topic on hair.
Don’t over-wash your hair

A common mistake committed by every man is that washing hair quite often. Limit washing to twice or thrice a week and always condition your hair. This will ensure you do not lose out on essential oil from your scalp.

Use less products on your hair

Using too much of hair gel, hair wax, hair spray or any other hair product makes your hair look unnatural and heavy. Use minimalistic amount of these products when it comes to styling your hair the right way.

Protect your hair from chlorine

The chlorine in pools can be extremely disastrous for your scalp as it causes your hair to become dry and brittle. The easiest way to protect your hair from harmful effects of chlorine is to wet your hair with clean water and apply a mild conditioner before you step in into a pool. Alternatively you can also wear a swimming cap.

Dry your hair gently – don’t rub it

Wet hair tends to be weaker and vulnerable to damage. So avoid rubbing your hair after washing as it will lead to excessive breakage. Instead pat dry it to avoid stress on scalp.

Cut down the heat when showering or hair drying

Another important hair care tip would be avoid exposing your hair too much to heat. Avoid using hair dryers for drying your hair. Let them dry naturally. It might take some time but it will surely prevent your hair from becoming frizzy. But if you are using hair dryer, make sure you keep it on low heat setting.

Use a clarifying shampoo

Over the period of time, the product that you apply on hair can build up and make your hair look dull and lifeless. You can use clarifying shampoo like Pantene Pro-V Total Damage Care to pull out all the built up and retain your shiny hair. You can also use white vinegar for hair rinse as it helps in balancing the pH level. It might sound weird but it really works.

Cut it 

To keep your hair neat and well-kept, get a haircut once a month. View our page styles when it is created that will display trending and stylish cuts.

Reference these hair styles when visting.

  • Taper Fade, Low Fade, High Fade, Mid Fade, Undercut Comb Over Pomp, Disconnected Pompadour, Textured Modern Quiff, Comb Over, Slicked Back, Buzz Cut, Crew Cut, Faux Hawk, Fringe, Flat Top, Man Bun, Top Knot, Side Part

Take cold showers

Cold showers actually blocks the blood capillaries in scalp. These blood capillaries carry essential nutrients and need to be active for optimum effect and suddenly constricting them would be disastrous for your hair health. But this doesn’t mean you shower your hair under piping hot water. It will completely mess up your hair by pulling out all the natural oils from scalp. Ideally try and rinse your hair with lukewarm water.

Stay natural

Keep coloring, perming, straightening, etc. to a minimum as getting chemical treatments repeatedly can damage your hair beyond repair

Use the correct tools

Hair is delicate and you must ensure you use the right tools. Also, don’t brush wet hair; use your fingers or a wide-toothed comb instead

Avoid hats that are too tight

Tight hats or even tight ponytails can result in ‘traction alopecia’, a hair condition that can cause hair loss, sometimes permanently

Stay healthy for the best hair!

Your hair health is a reflection of your lifestyle. Hair care for men means you need to eat well, get plenty of exercise, drink water, get enough sleep and try to stay positive. Your hair is the first thing that gets noticed about you. A well-maintained head of hair will have other heads turning your way.