Best Women's Haircut in Boston


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 devised a surgical plan: longer…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 you’re looking for in a...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 flatters your face and has...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 cool than cash flock here,...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, but also leave you a...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, always amazing results. We know...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 attention, be it for a...Read More

2002 Best Women's Haircut

Claudete Rizzotto, Beauc√°ge 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 to low maintenance, all according...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 any sudden, drastic changes. Based...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 your locks into an impossible-to-recreate...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 of these challenges. Even more...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, “Oh…you look terrific, I’m so happy for you!”? That last part belongs to the realm of...Read More

1993 Best Women's Haircut

Alan Mautino, Eco-centrix


Be warned: Mautino wears a ring in his nose, has a Mayor of Munchkinland goatee, and sports a sun-and-dolphin tattoo on his shaved scalp. But his cuts are as controlled...Read More

1992 Best Women's Haircut

Leon & Company


Go to Leon when you’re ready to chop—especially if you’re chicken. He knows how to cut around ambivalence...Read More

1990 Best Women's Haircut

Nelson Randall


Bring them your frizz, your layers, your tired locks yearning to breathe free. This high-tech, low-key salon will liberate them...Read More

    Most Viewed Winners of Services

    • Mandarin Oriental, 2016 Best Day Spa
    • Katrina Hess, 2016 Best Makeup Artist
    • Amanda Johnson, Mario Russo, 2016 Best Hair Colorist

    Most Viewed Winners

    • Ostra, 2016 Best Seafood Restaurant
    • Neptune Oyster, 2015 Best Seafood Restaurant
    • Yankee Lobster Company, 2012 Best Seafood Restaurant, Casual