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BEST Hair Salon, South

2009 BEST Hair Salon, South



Charles David may have the dazzling hair-color bar and AZ Studio the highly shoppable product boutique, but Zona’s got the talent, times two. Andrew Zona recently closed his top-notch Hingham Square salon to join brother Frank’s equally favored setup in… read more»

2008 BEST Hair Salon, South

AZ Studio


Changing stylists right after you’ve been butchered presents a classic rebound scenario: No matter how well you’re treated, there are nagging trust issues. That is, unless you drag your sorry ‘do to AZ Studio, which has both veterans (some have… read more»

2007 BEST Hair Salon, South

Maxime Salon


For years, Maxime has been on the mark with its cuts and color. But the salon’s atmosphere never quite matched its high-end service. That changed when owner Ronit Enos relocated her team from Norwell to Hingham last year, choosing as… read more»

2006 BEST Hair Salon, South

AZ Studio


In the market for dramatic highlights? A sprightly pixie look? Long auburn layers? Head (sorry—couldn’t help ourselves!) over to AZ Studio for ultrapersonalized service. The salon also has a fully stocked beauty boutique that sells Kiehl’s straightening lotions, Shu Uemura… read more»

2004 BEST Hair Salon, South

Maxime Salon & Day Spa


For too long, having great hair has meant one thing: going to a salon in the city. No longer. The team at Maxime’s has perfected hair colors that can hit high notes from spun gold to glossy platinum, or deeper… read more»

2003 BEST Hair Salon, South

Andrew Zona Studio


It’s not just that stylists here can take your hair from bed head to pin-straight in a friendly flash—though that would certainly be enough. Nor is it only that you’ll find an international dream team of products, from Kérastase to… read more»

2002 BEST Hair Salon, South



This intimate, two-floor spa and salon has brought top-of-the-line pampering and international luxuries to the South Shore. A cozy downstairs hair center turns heads with excellent highlights, while the candlelit loft area offers hot stone massages and heavenly (and hard-to-find)… read more»