Best of Boston

BEST Hair Colorist, corrective

2007 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Ann Sousa

Boston

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»

2005 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Jeffrey Jagling, Grettacole

Boston

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

Boston

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»

2003 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Antonio Vitale, Studio for Hair

Boston

Let the Newbury Street bigwigs battle it out for the spotlight. Color virtuoso Antonio Vitale is content to sit back in his humble Kenmore Square studio and fix any of their overzealous fiascoes. Vitale discreetly repairs even the worst mistakes;… read more»

2002 BEST Hair Colorist, Corrective

Antonio Vitale, Studio for Hair

Boston

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»