Arsen Gurgov, a celebrated NYC-based master hairstylist and TV personality, is the go-to expert for chic, sexy, lustrous hair. He is the principal of a the full-service Arsen Gurgov hair salon, located on Third Avenue just off East 57th Street, in the heart of the midtown design district and the epicenter of the worlds of fashion and beauty.
Arsen worked with his mentor Louis Licari at the renowned Louis Licari salon on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan for nearly 20 years. As a sought-after trendsetter, Arsen’s work is regularly featured in the media, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal; fashion and beauty magazines Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Glamour, and InStyle; TV shows, including Today, The View, and Good Morning America; and a variety of films directed by Spike Lee, Sidney Lumet, and Todd Solondz. Arsen’s A-List clients have included Emmy Rossum, Hoda Kotb, Katie Couric, Kaity Tong, Kathie Lee Gifford, Courtney Love, Sandra Lee, and hockey great Brendan Shanahan.
Having emigrated from Uzbekistan in his early teens, Arsen landed a coveted assistant’s position at Louis Licari at the age of 17. In less than a decade he built a remarkable career, clearly establishing himself as a leading hairstylist. Celebrated for videos and TV segments in which he deftly transforms outdated, lifeless hair with chic new cuts and styling, Arsen has also developed a signature innovative approach to keratin hair-smoothing treatments.
At the Arsen Gurgov Salon, a sun-splashed loftlike space designed in collaboration with legendary interior designer Vicente Wolf, Arsen leads a team of talented stylists and colorists who are ready to help you be the most beautiful—or handsome—you can be.
Honestly I’m very picky when it comes to my hair, and on my first visit with Arsen I had one of the best experiences, the wonderful color made by Aga and the radical cut from long to super short I just loved it !!! Highly recommend and will be back soon.Amy Waldman Jaffee
One of the best hair stylist in NYC. My mother goes to him all the time after seeing him and his work on the Today show. Always raves about him. Thanks arsen for taken care of my mom.Jack Wilder
I have been going to Agnes for years and her hair coloring is the best. I frequently get compliments on my hair color and some people think it’s natural color! I couldn’t recommend her more.Patricia Luchsinger
Arsen is the best!! His new salon is beautiful. Don’t walk but run to see him!!!Amy Waldman Jaffee