Best of Boston

BEST Hair Colorist

2008 BEST Hair Colorist, Gray
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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 you embrace the silver fox within. 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 will be ashamed to show themselves. 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, 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 you embrace the silver fox within. 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. What’s best: It lasts. read more»

2008 BEST Hair Colorist, Blond
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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 will be ashamed to show themselves. read more»

2008 BEST Hair Colorist, Brunette
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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
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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. What’s best: It lasts. 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 it was love at first highlight. While especially skillful at brightening blondes, he’s made our… 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 when a dye goes awry, it feels nothing short of disaster. Sousa will survey the… read more»