Best of Boston

Best Haircut

2017 Best Haircut, Men's

Pini Swissa, Pini Swissa Salon

Boston
In a sun-drenched studio high above Newbury Street’s more fashionable end, Pini Swissa studies your head from every angle, scrupulously analyzing your hair before he […] read more»
2016 Best Haircut, Men's

Shag

Boston
When it comes to haircuts, men tend to be creatures of routine. Nobody knows this better than Shag’s stylists. As such, they’ve mastered the art […] read more»
2015 Best Haircut, Men's

Pini Swissa

Boston
Pini Swissa identified our hair dilemma immediately—lose the bulk around the crown that grows in bushy after a week, he advised. This is the man […] read more»
2015 Best Haircut, Women's

Kara Hurston, Shag

South Boston
Some cuts are simply about lopping off split ends, and some happen because you spotted a stranger with such incredible hair, you just had to […] read more»
2014 Best Haircut, Men's

The Green Room

Boston
Tucked away on a quiet Beacon Hill side street, the Green Room is the perfect spot for anyone yearning for a sharp cut, but desperate […] read more»
2014 Best Haircut, Women's

Michelle Lee, Salon Eva Michelle

Boston
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 […] read more»
2011 Best Haircut, Women's

Brian Rand, Trephin

Boston
There are stylists whose names are plastered on salon windows. There are stylists who charge $400 a cut. And then there’s the quietly brilliant Rand, […] read more»
2011 Best Haircut, Men's

Chuck Bass Jean Pierre Salon

Boston
A scissoring from Bass doesn’t come cheap (expect to drop a C-note on a session), but you’ll finally get what you need in a haircut, […] read more»
2009 Best Haircut, Affordable

Kashmir – Viselli Santoro Salon

Boston
Delivering a stylish scissoring and blow-dry in under an hour, one-name-wonder Kashmir is adept at making chair-side chitchat, which puts her clients quickly at ease. […] read more»
2006 Best Haircut, $200 and Under

Salon Marc Harris

Boston
Have a spare $125 and need a new do? Marc Harris’s adroitly angled razor cuts are the sharpest in town. An updated, more sophisticated look—one […] read more»
2006 Best Haircut, $100 and Under

Shag

South Boston
Don’t be scared off by his talk of ‘rock star’ style. Shag owner Sandy Poirier may specialize in edgy layers, but his $70 cut can […] read more»
2006 Best Haircut, Men's

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 […] read more»
2006 Best Haircut, $50 and Under

James Joseph Studio

Boston
Thanks to James Joseph’s new little sister, an affordable Newbury salon finally exists. Cuts start at $40, but it’s worth springing for Michelle Lee’s $50 […] read more»
2006 Best Haircut, Women's

Jeffrey Dauksevich, Umi Salon

Boston
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 […] read more»