Best of Boston

BEST Hair Colorist, corrective

2007 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Ann Sousa


After hours in the chair and a few hundred bucks, your color had better be perfect. Sadly, that’s not always how the story ends. And when a dye goes awry, it feels nothing short of disaster. Sousa will survey the… read more»

2006 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Christine Moore, Umi Salon


Ladies, cancel your lunch appointments: Color correction is no 10-minute miracle. Plan to spend at least a few hours in Christine Moore’s chair while she analyzes the look you were going for, and what went horribly wrong; she’ll detail the… read more»

2005 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Jeffrey Jagling, Grettacole


It’s sad, but true: Highlights take their toll on tired tresses, and dye jobs gone awry take months to grow out. Thankfully, Jagling is a pro at instantly erasing unseemly streaks and reversing regrettable color. Ladies who can’t resist the… read more»

2004 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Laurel Elliot, Vidal Sassoon Salon


Hair color is like a fine wine—richly layered and smooth. But unlike a delicious pinot noir, it doesn’t get better with time (especially when it turns a shade too brassy, gray, or ashy). Laurel Elliot can take color that has… read more»

2002 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Antonio Vitale, Studio for Hair


When the avant-garde salons of Newbury Street mistake overzealousness for creativity, only one man can come to the rescue: Antonio Vitale. You won’t find posh ambiance here; Vitale revels in his tiny Kenmore Square studio’s perfunctory décor and pretense-free atmosphere…. read more»