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BEST Haircut, Women's

2014 BEST Haircut, Women's

Michelle Lee, Salon Eva Michelle


When we showed Michelle Lee our hair inspiration—a shot of actress Kate Mara’s chic and shaggy shoulder-length bob—she nodded knowingly and got to work. As she snipped, she explained that razor-cutting the ends would create a perfectly imperfect base for… read more»

2006 BEST Haircut, Women's

Jeffrey Dauksevich, Umi Salon


Jeffrey Dauksevich wants to take control of your hair. Here’s why you should let him: Drawing on his two decades of experience, he still gives you the cut you really want, not the one ;he thinks you should try (in… read more»

2005 BEST Haircut, Women's

Patrick McGinley, Vidal Sassoon Salon


Patrick McGinley knows women’s hair. The longtime creative director of Vidal Sassoon on upper Newbury Street has an instinct for sculpting even the most hard-to-manage hair into superior shape. With his slight southern drawl and intense aquamarine eyes, McGinley exudes… read more»

2004 BEST Haircut, Women's

Dirk Diegel, Vidal Sassoon


It takes time for a hairstylist to earn your trust—time that is measured in inch-long increments. Dirk Diegel instantly inspires confidence with his careful, studied, and razor-sharp cutting skills. Trained at Vidal Sassoon in Germany (which explains the accent and… read more»

2003 BEST Haircut, Women's

Dean Boudreau, Beaucage Salon


Balancing flattery with innovation isn’t easy in the hair world: Too many stylists lean toward either ho-hum cuts that bring out a client’s best features or edgy numbers that make their customers look like punks—or hedges. Which is what makes… read more»