Best of Boston

Best Salon

2019 Best Salon, South

Rectify Barbershop & Beauty Alcove

After amassing a loyal following at Love and Mercy salon in Boston, Dayna Gamba and her wife, Shalyn, a brow expert, have struck out on [...] read more»
2019 Best Salon, West

Sky Salon

Elizabeth Smith to the rescue: When we rang needing immediate attention for our graying tresses, the stylist fit us in the next day—and matched our [...] read more»
2018 Best Salon, South

Inde Salon & Skincare

Already a sunny, charming spot with talented stylists and aestheticians, Inde recently expanded both its space and its team, cementing its status as a beauty [...] read more»
2018 Best Salon, North


There are full-service salons, and then there’s Interlocks. Offering sharp cuts and color, massages and mani-pedis, and services just for the guys (chest waxes, purifying [...] read more»
2018 Best Salon, West


Shutterbug and makeup artist extraordinaire Rachael Rubin has relocated her industrial-chic salon/photo studio concept to an 11,000-square-foot location in the same loft building, adding a [...] read more»
2017 Best Salon, West

Moxie Salon

After one look at our tired tresses, bubbly owner Kerry Zirpolo proposed an action plan (permanent dye, low-maintenance lob) that made us feel understood, not [...] read more»
2017 Best Salon, South

Inde Salon & Skincare

Come for an expert cut and color, stay for the waxing, spray tan, and facial services at this full-service Quincy salon, situated in the first [...] read more»
2017 Best Salon, North

M. Lekkakos

A recent overhaul left the North Shore's friendliest salon even better than before, with an interior facelift and a menu of new spa offerings. Come [...] read more»
2016 Best Salon, South

Beehive the Salon

Whether you’re looking for a pastel-pink ombré that fades just so or you need help with a few pesky grays, these ladies listen well and [...] read more»
2016 Best Salon, West


Newton Highlands
This 45-year-old local hair empire has expanded over the decades, launching its own product line, opening several satellite locations, and cultivating a strong media and [...] read more»