Best of Boston

2004 Best Hair Colorist

Roger Plourde, James Joseph Salon

Roger Plourde gives humanity what nature didn’t, from born-with-it blond highlights to look-at-me strawberry luster. Sure, he’s up on the latest color trends and can certainly let fly if you want that. But foremost, Plourde works to give you exactly what you ask for and does so with that rarest of qualities: good taste. And, as the ultimate kicker to your fresh color, he happens to also be a superb stylist.

30 Newbury St., Boston, 617-266-7222,