Best of Boston

Best Hair Colorist

2010 Best Hair Colorist, Blond

Patrice Vinci Salon

Boston
Donna Hamilton and Patrice Vinci work with different products and go for different looks, but both are so skilled with the magic wand of blond, […] read more»
2009 Best Hair Colorist, Brunette

Erica Colameta, Michael Labrecque Salon

Boston
Favoring a multi-step approach e.g., a semipermanent rinse followed by Baliage, the French process that involves painting one teeny-tiny section of hair at a time […] read more»
2009 Best Hair Colorist, Blond

Jeffrey Lyle, Emerge

Boston
Not only are some of the city’s most high-powered blondes among his clientele, but even Newbury’s notoriously catty cutters (who’d sooner drink bleach than compliment […] read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Blond

Jeffrey Lyle, Emerge

Boston
A savior for those dying to have born-with-it blond locks, Lyle mixes up a shade so natural and places it so artfully that your roots […] read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Blond

Jeffrey Lyle, Emerge

Boston
A savior for those dying to have born-with-it blond locks, Lyle mixes up a shade so natural and places it so artfully that your roots […] read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Brunette

Michael Albor, the Loft

Boston
In the words of one $350-a-cut stylist (who thought the handiwork was his own), our Albor-made chestnut brown ‘has never been better.’ read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Brunette

Michael Albor, the Loft

Boston
In the words of one $350-a-cut stylist (who thought the handiwork was his own), our Albor-made chestnut brown “has never been better.” read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Red

Tasha Forgash, Shag

South Boston
Forgash’s rich hues are funky enough for a Friday night at the Paradise, yet sufficiently polished to pass muster with the boss on Monday morning. […] read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Gray

Helena Cohen, Ardan

Wellesley
Drawing on years of experience—including dealing with some gray of her own—Cohen restores the shade you were meant to still have or, if preferred, helps […] read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Gray

Helena Cohen, Ardan

Wellesley
Drawing on years of experience—including dealing with some gray of her own—Cohen restores the shade you were meant to still have or, if preferred, helps […] read more»
2008 Best Hair Colorist, Red

Tasha Forgash, Shag

South Boston
Forgash’s rich hues are funky enough for a Friday night at the Paradise, yet sufficiently polished to pass muster with the boss on Monday morning. […] read more»
2007 Best Hair Colorist

Jeffrey Lyle

Boston
Once we were commitment-shy (dare we say promiscuous?) when it came to hair colorists—one specialist after another, never settling down. Then we met Lyle, and […] read more»
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 […] read more»
2006 Best Hair Colorist, Corrective

Christine Moore, Umi Salon

Boston
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 […] read more»
2005 Best Hair Colorist

Michael Albor, M

Boston
Getting an appointment with Albor may take months, but it’s well worth the wait. Devoted clients rave about his charismatic chair-side manner and uncanny ability […] read more»