Best of Boston

BEST Hair Salon

1999 BEST Hair Salon, Special Occasion

Cal Dellaria

Why not get the same treatment as the models she styles for photo shoots? Cal can transform you for the big event, whether it’s a graceful style for flowing hair or an elegant short cut. She can make thin hair… read more»

1999 BEST Hair Salon, Neighborhood

Salon Capri

Hyde Park

Owners Gina and Nicholas Penna and their son and daughter invest their Hyde Park salon with the warmth of a neighborhood bodega, but don’t be fooled by the absence of attitude, pretense, and gouging prices. The quality here is both… read more»

1998 BEST Hair Salon

Salon Capri

Hyde Park

Beauty Bible Allure rated Salon Capri’s Nicholas and Gina Penna as two of the best hairstylists in the country, even though they are located on the fringes of town. Don’t let the off-the-beaten-path location put you of: This is an… read more»

1998 BEST Hair Salon, Urban

City Salon


Huge second-floor bay windows and sky-blue walls make you feel like you’re floating int he clouds as your cranium is massaged with soothing-scented liquids. The walls are lined with works by local artists, and the eight barber chairs are spaced… read more»

1997 BEST Hair Salon, General

Vidal Sassoon


We all know that Newbury Street excels in the microcosmic world of individual stylists with cult followings and sought-after colorists with organized fan clubs—but that’s why this no-nonsense salon wins for overall best. If you’re in from out of town… read more»