Best of Boston

Best Hair Salon

2013 Best Hair Salon, South

Makeovers Salon + Spa

South Easton
With 26 styling stations, Makeovers is one of the largest salon/spas in the state—which means you just may be able to snag a last-minute Saturday [...] read more»
2013 Best Hair Salon, North


The stylists at Interlocks don't just cut your hair. They teach you how to maintain the style, and which products to use to keep your [...] read more»
2013 Best Hair Salon, West

Naz Kupelian Salon

The talented stylists here give you exactly the cut you need (and maybe never even knew you wanted)—one with shape, body, and texture in all [...] read more»
2012 Best Hair Salon

Bradley & Diegel

The meticulous stylists at Bradley & Diegel have a lot to offer—razor-sharp cuts, perfectly placed highlights, soothing shampoos. Unlike at other high-end spots, however, they [...] read more»
2011 Best Hair Salon

Bradley & Diegel

What's your dream hair length? Want more layers? Or maybe a cappuccino? The staff at this salon asks all the right questions, ensuring that each [...] read more»
2011 Best Hair Salon, South

Mellie Hair Design

We love a salon with cushy sofas and lemon water, but those details mean nothing if the stylists aren't hair-care experts. Most Mellie employees have [...] read more»
2011 Best Hair Salon, North

Spa NiJoli

We'll admit we're skeptical of any salon inside a full-service day spa. Can one place really excel at massages, pedis, and cuts and color? At [...] read more»
2011 Best Hair Salon, West


Newton Highlands
A session in these salon chairs is like a friendly, relaxing chat...that just so happens to leave you perfectly snipped and highlighted. Owner Nicholas Penna [...] read more»
2010 Best Hair Salon, General Excellence

Salon Mario Russo

After 20 years, the Mario Russo flagship still stands in a category all its own. It's upscale yet down to earth, with a detail-oriented approach [...] read more»
2009 Best Hair Salon

Salon Mario Russo

The past year has brought a lot of new life, and drama, to the local salon scene. There was Bradley & Diegel and Patrice Vinci [...] read more»
2008 Best Hair Salon

Mario Russo

It's smaller, quieter, and more discreet than the flagship at 9 Newbury. All of which works to the benefit of the other Mario Russo salon, [...] read more»
2007 Best Hair Salon, General Excellence

Umi Salon

Ladies who lunch enjoy infinite luxuries, like separate salons for separate beauty treatments. The rest of us need a full-service place that cuts, dyes, and [...] read more»
2005 Best Hair Salon, Color, South

Maxime Salon

Nothing disappoints like a colorist who listens to your needs, then executes an entirely different shade. Swear off such nasty surprises by enlisting Ronit Enos [...] read more»
2005 Best Hair Salon, Cut, South

AZ Studio

Talented colorists and stylists, and a well-supplied beauty boutique (with products from Shu Uemura, Kérastase, Sue Devitt, and Red Flower, among others), guarantee that you [...] read more»
2004 Best Hair Salon


Rarely is a salon so valued its devotees whisper its name like a password. That's the case with Umi, and no wonder. Owner Jeffrey Dauksevich [...] read more»