Salon Tour: Jean Paul Salon and Spa
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Jean Paul Salon and Spa
Newton Plaza, Latham, NY
Owner: Jean-Claude Simille
Date of Opening: December 2012
Overall Style: bright, modern design
Square Footage: 4,500
Number of Styling Stations: 3 barber chairs and 29 styling chairs
Number of Treatment Rooms: 4 – waxing, massage, facial, eyelash extension
Salon/Spa Equipment Lines Used: Continuum Pedicure
Furniture Lines Used: Eurisko, Takara Belmont
Retail Lines Carried: Kiehl’s, Oribe, Kerastase, KMS, Rene Furterer, Bumble and Bumble, Baxter of California, Repechage, PCA
Color Lines Used: Goldwell
Design Firm: Chris Leighton – Leighton Design Group – Rochester, NY
Architectural Design: Andrew Altoft – Leighton Desing Group – Rochester, NY
Photographer: Leon Alexander – Eurisko
Software: Mind and Body
Jean Claude Simille opened Jean Paul Hair Salon in 1972 with his brother, Paul, at 181 Central Avenue in Albany, NY. 4 years later, they moved their operation to a bigger space in the Dewitt Clinton Building on State Street, a beautiful Salon overlooking the Capitol.
After the brothers separated, Paul moved to Colorado where he ran 2 successful Salons in Aspen and Crested Butte. Jean-Claude stayed in Albany and in 1986 expanded the business to Stuyvesant Plaza in a 4000 sq. ft. space. The move proved to be very successful, 3 years later the downtown store was sold and the Spa was open in a 9000 sq. ft. space. Encouraged by the success of the Salon and the Spa and Jean-Claude’s faith in the future of the region, in 2012, a third location was open in “Newton Plaza” in Latham, NY.
Today “Jean Paul” is a household word in the Capital Region after 40 years in the Hair Salon and Spa Industry.
Visit jeanpaulspa.com for more information and a virtual tour of the salon.
Originally posted on Salon Today.