Best of Boston

Best Women's Haircut

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»
2007 Best Women's Haircut, High-End

Jeffrey Dauksevich, Umi Salon

When Dauksevich debuted his $300 fee in January, the priciest cut on Newbury, loyal clients barely batted an eye. They know they'll get his full [...] read more»
2002 Best Women's Haircut

Claudete Rizzotto, Beaucáge Salon

From Gisele's bangs to gravity-defying J.Lo locks, nothing is too weighty a request for Brazilian-born Claudete Rizzotto. Her exacting cuts can run from high volume [...] read more»
2001 Best Women's Haircut

Marisa DeMarco, Salon Mario Russo

Finally: a hairdresser who actually listens to your requests and delivers. DeMarco stays away from a on-ecut-suits-all technique, preferring to update your look gradually without [...] read more»
2000 Best Women's Haircut

Gary Croteau, Salon Mario Russo

"Do you want to stand out from the crowd or do you want to blend in?" asks Croteau. But don't fret that Croteau will cut [...] read more»
1997 Best Women's Haircut, Curly

James Peltier

It's unusual to find a hairdresser who can cut curly hair without reducing one's twisty, tangling locks to a frizzy puffball. James can handle both [...] read more»
1997 Best Women's Haircut, Short

George Amaral

Have you ever been told upon showing up at work with a brand-new haircut, " look terrific, I'm so happy for you!"? That last part [...] read more»
1995 Best Women's Haircut, Women's

Gary at The Salon Mario Russo at Louis, Boston

Lots of people on the Street give great haircuts. Gary's special because he's not only skilled with scissors but, despite the posh location, he is [...] read more»