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Setsuko Bio

Setsuko NY


Setsuko Hosomi grew up in Japan with an early interest in hair and beauty, trained in Tokyo and began her professional career there before moving to New York City. She had a very successful career in NYC salons freelancing as a hairdresser and makeup artist, doing fashion shots, press junkets and special events.

She now lives and works in Westchester County NY for the past two decades including working for Jean Claude Salon, a renowned beauty destination located in Scarsdale NY which she took over when Jean Claude retired years ago.

With many years of experience as a hairstylist, colorist and makeup artist, she regularly adds to this knowledge studying and becoming up-to-date with the latest techniques, products and contemporary trends.

The Scarsdale’s Palmer Avenue Hair & beauty salon now called Setsuko at Jean Claude” has full-time staff who cater to adults, children hair and makeups.

“The Confidence of Knowing You Look Your Best” is not just a slogan but, a commitment to clients of Setsuko & her make-up artists team who offer a full range of services including organic hair color, KeraGreen conditioning, treatments, air-brushed makeup applications, manicures, styling to straightening,  helping bridal make-up, fashion and image consulting.

Recognizing how many women struggle with thinning hair, Setsuko studied and completed training in Trichology, the science of healthy hair and scalp. As a certified Trichologist, she has the tools and resources to halt and even reverse thinning hair.

You can count on Setsuko & her team of professional hairdressers to maintain the look you love or give you the best advice on new styles. We’re a team of experts in special events, film shot stylings, including weddings, graduations, proms, holiday events, milestone birthdays, corporate events and more. From updos and partial updos to blowouts (including Brazilian), hair coloring, braided styles, Japanese straightening, airbrush makeup, special occasion hair, and makeup, wedding hairstyling, wedding makeup, bridal party, bridesmaids, flower girls, bar mitzvah, bat mitzvah, groom haircuts, and other down hairdos.

Know that you’ll leave our salon just the way you’ve dreamed of looking your best!