OWNER

MEGU

Owner

Born in Tokyo, Megumi moved to New York in 2001. Having once lived in the USA, Megumi’s mother told her to go to New York to see the world. Her motivation to become a hairstylist was so that she could one day open her own salon, Kida. Outside of operating Kida, Megumi likes to read, run, and cook.

SHIN

Owner / Master Barber

Shin was born in Saitama, a place close to Tokyo. Coming from a family of hairstylists, his interest in hair came naturally, originally doing hair for fashion before working in a shop. His family owns another salon - also named Kida - in Japan, which inspired him to move to New York to spread the name. Shin’s favorite style to cut are razor haircuts. Outside of work, he enjoys eating and drinking beer.

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BARBER

FAUSTO

Master Barber

Born in Mexico, Fausto moved to New York in 2001, already having a lot of family that lived here. He chose barbering as his profession because he enjoys the feeling of making others feel good about themselves through getting a new haircut. He likes cutting all kind of hairstyles with no preference. Outside of work, Fausto likes sports, especially soccer and baseball.

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YOHEI

Master Barber

Born in Saitama, a city close to Tokyo, Yohei moved to New York in 2002, wanting to live somewhere famous for art. Eventually he found that hair came naturally to him and became a barber. He loves to cut short to mid length fundamental haircuts. Outside of barbering, he enjoys sunbathing, hanging out with his dog Pan, watching soccer, and craft where he can work with his hands.

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TAKA

Barber

From Brooklyn, Taka is the only barber at Kida born in New York. His motivation to become a barber was wanting to do volunteer work, originally giving haircuts to the homeless people before becoming staff at a salon. He doesn’t favor any specific haircut style and likes to cut everything. Outside of work, his favorite hobbies are golf, fishing, skiing, photography, and more.

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SACHI

Barber

Born in Tokyo, Sachi moved to New York because she was drawn by the wide range of styles and cultures here. Her family also works as hairstylists. She likes to cut all types and styles of hair and is drawn to hair because it feels like she’s sculpting as she’s cutting the hair. Outside of work, Sachi likes skating, food, and biking.

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HAIR STYLIST

MASA

Hair Stylist / Colorist

Born in Hiroshima and once living in Tokyo, Masa eventually moved to New York. The main draw for him was wanting to work overseas and especially loving New York. Masa’s favorite style to cut is long layers and he also likes to do perms. Outside of work, Masa likes both cooking and eating.

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NAO

Hair Stylist / Colorist

Born in Yamagata, a northern prefecture of Japan, Naoko moved to New York in 2014, wanting to live in a city famous for art and fashion. She became a hairstylist so that she could make people feel beautiful and comfortable with themselves. Her favorite hairstyles to cut are long layers and bob hairstyles. Outside of work, Naoko’s hobbies include art and fashion.

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TOMOKA

Hair Stylist

Born in Osaka, Tomo lived in Paris before eventually settling into New York. She chose New York because she was interested in its combination of different cultures. She was drawn to hair because of its close relationship with fashion, another major interest of hers. Her favorite styles to cut are wavy, bob cuts, and long hair. Outside of hair, her hobbies include music and fashion.

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SATOMI

Hair Stylist

Born in Fukuoka, Satomi moved to Tokyo, and eventually New York in 2016, wanting somewhere as huge and energetic as Tokyo. Having worked as a hair stylist in Japan, she began quickly in New York. She chose to become a hair stylist to meet new and interesting people and because of its closeness with fashion. Her favorite hairstyles to do are bob haircuts. Outside of work, Satomi loves the gym. At home, she has a cat named Basil.

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SHO

Hair Stylist

Born in Aomori, north Japan, Sho recently came to New York in 2022 because he believes it’s one of the hubs of the world. His confidence in himself led him to become a hair stylist. Sho’s favorite styles to do are pixie cuts, layered cuts, balayage, highlights, and textured cuts. Outside of work, Sho likes camping, film, and biking.

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*Holiday Notice* We will close on Monday the 10th as Indigenous Peoples' Day. We are sorry for any inconvenience and have a good long weekend!