Color-Changing Hair Dye, Made by a Witch

A data visualization scientist and witch, Lauren Bowker has invented a hair dye that changes color. Just one of the many magical creations she’s developed at her material exploration house, UNSEEN, the dye was officially unveiled at London Fashion Week. Hair that’s been treated with her dye changes when the pigment is heated or cooled. Bowker’s dedication to the occult and to science has resulted …

Interview: April Barton of Suite 303

Hotel Chelsea's clandestine hair salon relocates to a street-level space after 18 years of legendary service

With three large windows and a small terrace, Suite 303 peers out at 23rd street from Manhattan’s legendary Hotel Chelsea. Decorated simply with tokens from friends, tall mirrors and an inviting couch, the private space feels more like a buddy’s apartment than the home and salon of celebrated hair stylist April Barton. It’s here that we meet with Barton to talk about future of Suite …