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BEST Haircut, mens

2006 BEST Haircut, Men's
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Henry Canas, Emerge by Giuliano

Boston

On its third floor, Emerge has a men-only area where male patrons can get a classic barber’s haircut and shave, massage, or mani-pedi in unblushing privacy. We were just as at ease in the coed salon one level below, where… read more»

2005 BEST Haircut, Men's

Sandy Poirier, Shag

South Boston

Some say you should never trust a bald barber, but there’s an exception to every rule. Poirier, the tonsured and tattooed owner of this year-old salon in South Boston, is ours. He uses a straight razor and skills acquired during… read more»

2004 BEST Haircut, Men's

Frank Xavier, L’Elegance Art et Coiffure

Boston

He had it all—his own salon on Newbury Street, even his own line of hair-care products (which are still on offer here)—and gave it up so he could spend more time doing what he loves best: cutting hair. And cut… read more»

2003 BEST Haircut, Men's

Melanie Rokes, Liquid Hair Studios

Boston

There are men who prefer to have their locks styled while breathing purified air at a Newbury Street day spa, and there are men willing to roll the dice at the corner barbershop. Then there are the rest of us,… read more»

1998 BEST Haircut, Men's

Tonya Pittman

Boston

Tired of waiting, as you have to do at any of the trendier salons in Back Bay where overbooking is a way of life? Tonya treats you like her only appointment of the day. She takes her time and gives… read more»

1996 BEST Haircut, Men's

Eco Centrix

Boston

Two floors of hair stylists, with better music and architecture than many Boston dance clubs. Ask for Mark or Steve, South Boston tough guys who’ll talk to you about basketball, hockey, and baldness. Eco Centrix provides all the usual coffee,… read more»

1995 BEST Haircut, Men's

James at Solus

Boston

Our test of a good haircut: Will it grow out gracefully? In other words, can we get an extra week out of it without looking like outtakes from Headbangers’ Ball? James’s cuts make the grade. read more»