The Putnam County Hair Stylist, Erika with a k, owner of Forlini's Beauty Bar, a premier luxury salon, values the importance personalized and private 1 on 1 appointments. Erika's goal when creating Forlini's Beauty Bar was to bring a little piece of New York City to Putnam County for clients that share the same appreciation for personalized salon experiences. Just like NYC, there is very little formality in this trendy stand alone salon. So sit back, relax and sip champagne while you beat the hustle and bustle of NYC, in Putnam County's best kept secret- Forlini's Beauty Bar.


Erika has over 15 years of experience in the beauty industry. With a portfolio of celebrities and TV personalities, her work has been featured on the cover of WAG Magazine, on billboards, off Broadway shows and on print work for both large and small local businesses. Erika specializes in bringing out her client's natural beauty with effortless bridal hairstyles and soft, natural bridal makeup. She carries this through in her custom colors and creative cuts. She is proud to be referred to as an expert at grey hair blending and "grombres". Erika has proudly taken part in the Silver Sisters International Movement by making each step of the grey grow out process a breeze. She also specializes in fun and trendy fashion colors, bringing your inner flair out to the forefront. She is a born supporter of individuality, women empowerment, self empowerment, mental health awareness and LGBTQ2+. She urges her clients to be and become their favorite versions of themselves while they are in her chair or out in the world.

Erika uses the highest quality, cruelty free, eco friendly, responsibly sourced and naturally derived products the industry has to offer. She is a proud supporter of Beauty without Bunnies, The Leaping Bunny Program and the Kevin.Murphy OWP Program; the first beauty brand to offer packaging made with 100% Ocean Waste Plastic, saving a projected 360 tons of plastic from the ocean each year​. Shop some of Erika's Favorites in Hair, Makeup & More. 

For an intimate, luxury and memorable experience, we exclusively offer private appointments for all services offered at Forlini's Beauty Bar, located in Brewster, NY. Our salon offers the perfect NYC backdrop to your professional pictures or selfies without having to leave Putnam County. If you prefer, we can also travel to the location of your dreams for your wedding day or special event! For more information, current availability or to schedule an appointment please email

During the quarantine of 2020, Erika became certified in the use of Barbicide and received the Barbicide Covid-19 Certification. She also received the certification in Infection Prevention after completing the online training course by Rejuvenate. As well as the Clean Touch Certified by Dermalogica. Rest assured, you are in good hands. Click here for Erika's Covid-19 certifications.


Going Grey and Fashion Colors may seem like a trend to some but at Forlini's Beauty Bar we take this task very serious. We know embracing your natural beauty and letting your inner flair shine is not just a phase. We are proud to be called upon for our expertise in this field as we have spent years perfecting the art. MORE INFOPORTFOLIO


At Forlini's Beauty Bar we have a team of skilled and licensed professionals to accommodate wedding parties of any size! Our artists  specialize in bringing out your natural beauty with effortless bridal hairstyles and soft, natural bridal makeup. From your Engagement pictures right up to the day you say "I DO!", we've created a Bridal page that was made for YOU!  MORE INFO | PORTFOLIO



Experience the beauty of 1 on 1 appointments. We value you and your time, that is why, at Forlini's Beauty Bar, we never double book. 


Life happens, if you are running a few minutes late, no problem. However, if you are running more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, please reschedule.


Please let us know as soon as possible. We would love nothing more than to accommodate you. Use the form or email to cancel or reschedule.


Forlini's Beauty Bar has a private parking lot right outside of the salon. 



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