Hair by Moses

Customers say his work is “Divine!”

Article by Marie Robey Wood

Photography by Roberta Joy

Originally published in Potomac Lifestyle

A client of the Potomac-based hair stylist Moses Somekhian wrote a light-hearted review of her experience by referring to the prophet Moses from the Old Testament: “His name is quite fitting because he did miracles with my hair!” She goes on to write that he is “very kind, creative and a great listener (so important!), and gave me exactly the result I wanted.”  

Such a testimonial is typical of the women – and men – who frequent Moses’ new studio, Salon M, located on Falls Road. The atmosphere is warm and cozy. Moses has three assistants and sees one client at a time. He emphasizes the importance of keeping up with the latest products and styles, and he frequently attends hair shows to do so. At Salon M his customers can find a full panoply of services, starting with haircuts, hair color and highlights, including Balayage, where he considers the client’s skin tone and natural base color to determine which color tones will work best on each person.

Other offerings include, nonsurgical hair replacement for both men and women, with a private salon for these services. Customers come to Moses for hair thickeners, extensions, keratin hair straightening, make-up for special events and bridal packages, which include up-dos and facials, even VIP mobile glam services. One unique and very important aspect of Salon M is a private, elegant downstairs area where patients who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy or illness can have an individual wig made of human hair custom designed. 

Moses has been styling hair for over 35 years. He was introduced to the salon business in Iran and after originally planning to become an architect he decided to launch a new career in the U.S. His always evolving and relevant techniques have kept him in constant demand. All are welcome at Salon M, whether they be stay-at-home moms, career women, or kids and teenagers. During his career, Moses has also tended to the tresses of many well-known celebrities, political figures, reality stars, and beauty insiders. His clients are dedicated to him and in addition to his many regular local customers, some travel to his Potomac studio from as far away as Texas, Florida, and California.

His work has earned him recognition in national publications, including InStyle, NewBeauty, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Star, People, and StyleWatch, just to name a few! Moses is also a master stylist and is a member of the French Coiffure Association. 

In addition to his work as a stylist, Moses recently added entrepreneur to his already-full resume by starting a new line of hair care containing essential nutrients consisting of natural minerals and oils. His products are available for purchase at Salon M as well as Bloomingdale’s. 

To schedule a free consultation, email Salon M at info@hairbymoses.com or call (301) 299-0100.

“I had an amazing experience with Moses. His name is quite fitting because he did miracles with my hair! Very kind, creative and a great listener (so important!), and gave me exactly the result I wanted. I felt amazing leaving his chair! Highly recommend him.” – Seller Alexander

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