Best of Boston

2002 Best Hair Salon, North

Andrew Michaels Salon & Spa

Natural light pours through this flat-out gorgeous house of beauty, converted from an early 20th-century library into a world-class spa and salon. In the copper-beamed mezzanine color areas, Andrew Micahels and his staff expertly highlight, tint, and gloss, while in the cavernous, mosaic-tiled spa below, guests are treated to rejuvenating cranberry scrubs. Vichy showers, lymphobiology facials, and massages. The professional staff, exceptionally well trained, never misses a step, and a small boutique peddles great product lines including Molton Brown and M. D.

47 Ocean Ave., Salem, 978-745-6535,