Best of Boston

BEST Hairstyling

1998 BEST Hairstyling, Up-Do

Janet Warren


Going to the year’s big posh bash and don’t know what to do with your hair? Pile it on. On top of your head, that is. You’ll walk out with sleek cheekbones on display and limp locks tucked away. read more»

1996 BEST Hairstyling

Pepe Leyva


Meticulous and thorough, Pepe listens and then gives his clients haircuts that fit their lifestyles. The atmosphere at Hair FX is relaxed and unpretentious. Good lighting and mirrors flatter. But expect honest commentary from Pepe while he gives you a… read more»

1995 BEST Hairstyling, Special Occasion

Javier Berdecia at Daryl Christopher


When the occasion calls for more than your standard shower-comb-and-run hairstyle, Javier is the man to call. With a twist of the wrist and a spritz of spray, he’ll turn that workaday do into something that will turn heads. read more»

1994 BEST Hairstyling, Women's

Dellaria Salon


After a year-long survey, we found that for cuts with precision and style, Mr. Chan is the champ. read more»

1994 BEST Hairstyling, Men's

Sandy Poirier at the Vincent Cox Salon


Poirier does Cam Neely and NKOTB’s Joey McIntyre. He’ll make you look good and give you the latest on Newbury Street at the same time. All for only $45. read more»

1993 BEST Hairstyling, Up-Do

Dean Mellen, John Dellaria


Mellen’s elaborate piles of curls, swirls, and braids aren’t hairdos—they’re sculpture. read more»

1979 BEST Hairstyling

Gino Ruotolo


Ruotolo’s specialty is the permanent, and his price—starting at thirty-five dollars—makes it one of the better buys in town. Ruotolo is based in Cambridge at Gino-Parracchiere, 20 Holyoke St., and explains, “Before we do a permanent, we analyze the hair…. read more»