ABOUT US

Eddie and Arthur met over a decade ago, as apprentices at the salon AKS. Where they began their careers learning from top stylists and colorists. Each specializing in their own art, Eddie as a colorist and Arthur as a stylist. Soon they became friends and partners, as a team they eventually moved on to yet another top NYC salon, Oscar Blandi on Madison Ave. Here is where they really owned their skills, combining their previous experience and executing beautiful work and growing their own clientele. Sharing the dream to one day have their own salon, they decided as friends, and team to become partners for this goal. Eddie Arthur Salon was born, following true to their experience the salon is located on Madison Ave, providing quality services to our clientele.

MEET THE TEAM

ARTHUR SHAMALOV

Senior Stylist

From the young age of sixteen, Russian born, Arthur Shamalov, knew hairstyling was in his blood. By the age of 22, Arthur became the youngest stylist at the iconic Oscar Blandi Salon. His unique approach, vision, and finesse has allowed him to work with many A-list celebrities and socialites. After many years of honing his craft, the time has come for him to venture out on his own.

CORINNA RUBINOV

Senior Stylist

Corinna Rubinov has been working in the NYC beauty industry for over 15 years. No stranger to Madison Avenue, Corinna studied at salon A.K.S before expanding her career at Oscar Blandi. Corinna strives for her clients to leave the salon looking and feeling beautiful. She believes an amazing hair day creates confidence and a positive outlook; whether its her volume-boosting layers or gorgeous, lasting blowouts. An amazing haircut has movement, is modern and enhances a client’s total look. Corinna enjoys educating her clients about their hair and how to easily recreate their look at home. Corinna has a natural way of connecting with clients; taking the time to understand them and create exactly the finished look that they imagined. People come from all over the world to have their hair cut by Corinna. Her talent has been sought after by InStyle magazine, the Morning Show, Dana Buchman and Abercrombie and Fitch.

RITA ZITO

Senior Stylist

Celebrity stylist, Rita Zito started her career at the young age of 19 at the Oscar Blandi Salon. Rita’s credits include national print and broadcast media such as Live with Kelly & Ryan, Oprah Winfrey Show, Cosmopolitan Magazine, GQ, Men’s Health, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and more. Rita has styled some of Hollywood’s biggest stars including.

Kelly Ripa, Sofia Vergara, Brooke Shields, Ivanka Trump, Julia Stiles, Minka Kelly, Rosario Dawson, Rita Wilson, among others. Rita creates styles for each individual, keeping in mind personality, face structure and lifestyle. She believes that hair is what gives people the confidence to step into the world and feel good about themselves.

MARIA RUIZ

Stylist

Born in New York and raised by New Jersey, Maria Ashley Ruiz always dreamed of becoming a New York City Stylist! Her career began in 2011 when she started at Oscar Blandi and expanded her experience at Nunziosaviano.
Maria specializes in keratin treatments, extensions, and haircuts, leaving each client 100% satisfied after each service.
She now has reconnected with friends and past coworkers, working along side Eddie and Arthur on Madison Avenue
a walk away from the beautiful Central Park

JOYCE COHEN

Stylist

Joyce believes in styles that are classic yet modern, sexy yet professional and are always Tailored to Enhance Client‘s features. Her haircuts are lasting and promote healthy growth that clients claim involved and grow into different looks.

Joyce garners her inspiration from her environment, and thrives on the beauty surrounding her. She stays attuned to the latest happening and is Donna Karan “go-to- gal” when in need of the latest recommendations.

ALEXIS ANTONELLIS

Senior Colorist

Alexis Antonellis began her career at LaCoupe Hair Salon on Madison Avenue. She subsequently moved on to Frederic Fekkai where she mastered the technique of Balayage Highlighting, further developing her career at Salon A.K.S. and the Oscar Blandi Salon, she gained recognition and international clientele, solidifying her spot as one of NYC’s top colorists including being voted “BEST COLORIST” by New York Magazine . She is now continuing her career with 25+ years of experience at EDDIE ARTHUR SALON.

EDDIE RUBINOV

Colorist

Making every woman look and feel her best is simply “another day in paradise” for Eddie Rubinov. His relaxed, unconventional, and unpretentious approach has made him the go-to guy for natural blondes and no-maintenance hair color.

Growing up in Russia, Eddie had the opportunity to be surrounded by beautiful and inspiring things his entire childhood. Hair has been the canvas to his artistic expression and creative outlet. His training has come from some of the most respected names in the industry; Kyle White, Frank Friscioni, and Scott Peper.
Today, he is the salon’s premier colorist and has been wowing clients with his skills for 15 years. As a colorist, he focuses on maintaining the integrity of each client’s hair and jumps at any opportunity to create a signature blonde, a vibrant redhead or a rich chocolate brunette. Eddie is simply doing great hair for great clients and loving every minute of it.

CHRISTINE NEOS

Colorist

Christine Neos born and raised in New York refers to herself as the new generation of hair color. Incorporating the newest innovations of hair color into the salon she thrives to evolve this new era of color within each client. Starting in the business from a young age, she has dedicated years of training under NYCs top colorist including; Kyle White and Scott Peper. Her mission is to give each client a look that complements their personality and is customized to their lifestyle.

Christine’s passion for the industry has let her create masterpieces, whether it be a fierce redhead, blonde bombshell, effortlessly rich brunette, or even a funky pop of color. She especially enjoys creating a wide variety of blondes, referring to herself as the blonding expert. Continuing education is key in her career. She dedicates her education to classes such as seasonal trends, highlighting- balayage, and personalized formulation of red heads and brunettes. Her endless love for this business allows her attention to detail, consistency, and dedication to create the perfect hair color allowing it to speak volumes.

MERRICK REBECCA

Colorist

Rebecca has had a passion for hair since she could remember. Beginning her career at the age of 18. She has continued educating herself on new techniques and staying up to date with the latest trends. She quickly climbed the ladder from assistant to becoming a colorist at the Oscar Blandi Salon within a few years, becoming an essential member of the new generation in hair color. Rebecca’s approach to hair is to give a customized look to each and every one of her clients that fits their individual lifestyle. Being able to provide beautiful, low maintenance, healthy hair to her clients is a priority. “My goal is to have every client leaving with a smile on there face and hair that’s going to turn heads!.

ALISON POSTMAN

Colorist

Alison Postman has had a very successful 30 something year career that came to be after moving to New York for art school. She started shampooing hair at bumble and bumble after moving to the city and fell in love with the business. She has since worked as a Colorist and an integral part of every team at various salons, including Louis Licari Color Group, Warren Tricomi, Stephen Knoll and Pierre Michel. She has also compiled an impressive clientele of models and celebrities, with the most recent being Donna Karan. Her skill, passion, and ability is unmatched.

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