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Discontinued: Aveda Brushed Off of Madison Ave

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The Aveda Aromatherapy Esthetique shop at 509 Madison Avenue is no more. A bereft reader writes:

So last night I went by the Aveda store on Madison and 53rd and it was all papered up. There were no signs or warning. I walk by there on my way home from work and was too lazy to stop for shampoo and conditioner last week. I went by last night to get more conditioner and the store was gone. Just brown paper in the window. And, the worst part...because of my laziness I have frizzy hair today.
A call to the Flatiron store confirms that Aveda Madison Avenue is closed for good; the shuttering occurred at the end of February. The nearest sources for Aveda products are other salons, barring that, you can get your fix at the 10 Columbus Circle shop or the Grand Central outpost at 87 East 42nd Street. The customer service rep we spoke with couldn't give an exact reason for the store's closing, but stated that when Aveda shops close, it's usually because they're surrounded by too many salons selling similar products.
· Aveda [Official Site]