Best of Boston

Best Women's Haircut

2022 Best Women's Haircut

Jessica Thornton, Green Room Boston

Where do Boston’s old-money mavens and new-money titans go to get pampered? This one-woman, single-chair salon, tucked away along a side street on Beacon Hill. [...] read more»
2021 Best Women's Haircut

Chuck Bass, Pini Swissa Salon

There are two types of hairstylists in the world: listeners and dictators. Bass is very much the former, taking into account a client’s aspirations and [...] read more»
2018 Best Women's Haircut

Dayna Gamba, Love and Mercy

Dayna Gamba brandishes a pair of clippers like a sculptor’s tool, deftly shaping locks of hair into works of art. Trained as a barber and [...] read more»
2017 Best Women's Haircut

Michelle Lee, Salon Eva Michelle

Don't let Michelle Lee's warm, chatty demeanor fool you. This woman is absolutely ruthless with a pair of shears—in the best way possible. She pulled [...] read more»
2016 Best Women's Haircut

Chuck Bass, Pini Swissa Salon

We came to Bass with a three-month-old haircut on the fritz. His diagnosis? Too heavy, especially around the shoulders. Within 60 seconds the stylist had [...] read more»
2013 Best Women's Haircut

Chuck Bass, Jean-Pierre Salon

Chuck Bass isn't fond of small talk (so don't even try to land any Gossip Girl jokes). Sure, there'll be the usual banter about what [...] read more»
2012 Best Women's Haircut

Salon Eva Michelle

Want a style that stops traffic? Book an appointment with Eva Mustafai. She handles her scissors with race-car-driver precision, and will find a cut that [...] read more»
2007 Best Women's Haircut, Inexpensive

Miss Laura’s

Jamaica Plain
This prewar-era salon looks 100 percent retro, and it's still favored among J.P. lifers in need of pre-church primping. But younger clients with far more [...] read more»
2007 Best Women's Haircut, Moderate

Darren Le

Le considers himself, as he puts it, a teaching artist. That means a snip session with this rising star will not only rock your locks, [...] read more»
2007 Best Women's Haircut, Expensive

John Centofanti, Vidal Sassoon

You know that girl: long, come-hither layers one month, a punky shag the next, then a pert pixie, and so on. Never the same cut, [...] read more»