New York just learned with Minneapolis already knew: Di Medlock is the undisputed queen of the brow wax. The former Minneapolitan (and my one-time co-hort in stylist collective Eclecticoiffeur) was just named Best Brow Guru by New York Magazine in their best-of issue.
They say: "Whatever your brows’ affliction (overplucked, underplucked, there’s only one of them), Exhale’s new guru Di Medlock is poised to doctor it right up. After diagnosing the arches, Medlock uses a combination of trimming, tweezing, threading, and/or waxing to nurse brows back to health. She also prescribes eyebrow conditioner and a take-home plan in order to break bad plucking habits between visits. On the issue of tails, for instance, Medlock shows clients where the outer ends of their arches should stop (premature tails are apparently an epidemic). And, at $35 a shaping session, there’s little temptation to take matters into your own hands."
In other local-stylists-making-waves-in-NYC news, Sam Brocato Salon, where former Minneapolitan (and one-time Eclecticoiffeur-ette) Laura Boland works, was also named the best salon for hair straightening in New York by New York Magazine.