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gigi manapat


Specialty: Natural hair textures, razor cuts, men’s cuts and barbering styles, braids, wedding & event hair, natural color styles

Gigi Manapat is a stylist with over 20 years of experience in the industry. The past 11 years have been spent working in NYC among the industry’s most skilled stylists in Manhattan and educating other industry professionals on cutting and styling. Though experienced in editorial work and working in fashion, Gigi has found that her true passion is working behind the chair giving clients custom styles tailored to their specific needs.


Gigi loves to create effortless styles clients can easily replicate with cuts that enhance all types of natural hair textures: understated beauty perfectly describes her aesthetic. Gigi spends time getting to know each of her clients with an in-depth consultation to find a style that best suits each guest’s lifestyle and culture because she believes that doing your hair should be easy. Gigi’s talent for custom styles has earned her features on both and Allure as one of NYC’s top stylists. Outside of the salon, Gigi is inspired by all elements related to general wellness; she is an avid yoga practitioner and teacher. Gigi’s path has truly taken her all over the world, and in that journey it has become clear that doing hair is her Dharma.