Best of Boston

BEST Hair Colorist

2010 BEST Hair Colorist, Blond
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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, each deserves this title. Vinci, a favorite of Hollywood types passing through town, paints brown… read more »

2009 BEST Hair Colorist, Brunette
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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 Colameta excels at taking brown-haired gals from point A to point Angelina Jolie. read more »

2009 BEST Hair Colorist, Blond
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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 a peer) cant resist gushing over Lyle’s work. In the words of one, The foil… 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 »

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 »