Laurels
Best Hair Salons
in Boston
2017

Why These Hair Salons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored hair salons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best hair salons in Boston, MA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alfred Harvard Square Salon

Alfred Harvard Square Salon has been offering professional hair care services for over 25 years, and one happy customer called the company's colorist "the cut and color goddess of Cambridge." The company offers women's haircuts beginning at $50, and men's cuts starting at $45, as well as blow-dry service and updos. The company's stylists are trained in the latest European highlighting trends and techniques, and offer expert color correction, conditioning treatments, and keratin therapies to keep hair looking healthy, vibrant, and on-trend.

Cambridge, MA(617) 497-5009

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Avanti

Avanti is a Boston salon that offers the latest in cutting-edge hair color, styling, and luxury treatments. From trendy asymmetrical cuts to straightening and blowouts, the company's stylists strive to compliment and enhance each customer's personal style. Additional services include expert hair color and highlights, spa facials, makeup application, and special cuts and styling for brides, grooms, and wedding parties, tailored to match the wedding's theme and look. The company also offers specials, like a package of three expert blow-dry sessions for just $99.

Boston, MA(617) 267-4027

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Beaucage Salon and Spa

Beaucage Salon and Spa offers award-winning hair care and beauty services backed by more than 25 years of experience. The company offers complete hairstyling and makeup service for weddings, either in the salon or at the venue, and customers can browse a gallery of wedding client photos on the company's website for inspiration. Other services include expert cuts, color, hair extensions, texturizing, and damaged hair repair treatments. The company's spa offers manicures, pedicures, facial and body waxing, and a range of customized facials.

Boston, MA(617) 437-7171

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Cha Cha Cha

Customers love the "personable and professional" staff and "beautiful and clean" environment at Cha Cha Cha salon. With more than 50 years of combined experience, the company's stylists are committed to giving every customer the highest quality of haircuts, color, and styling. Services include single- and double-process color, full and partial highlighting, deep conditioning and smoothing treatments, and professional hair extension installation. The company also sells a range of hair products to help keep styles and color looking fresh.

Boston, MA(617) 536-0330

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Lindsay Griffin Boston Hairstylist + Co

Lindsay Griffin Boston Hairstylist + Co is an award-winning salon that offers creative, customized cuts, color, hair treatment, and on-site wedding services. Professional women's cuts start at $65, and men's cuts at $45. The company offers single-process color, as well as partial and full foils, demi-permanent color, and expert balayage. Other services include blow-dry, updos, and facial waxing. The company's staff are committed to ensuring 100% satisfaction, and one happy customer wrote, "I love love love my new haircut!"

Somerville, MA(617) 625-0001

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Mellie Hair Salon

Every stylist at Mellie Hair Salon has received extensive training from Goldwell Master Colorists to provide the best possible service to customers. The company offers cuts for women and men and limited haircut service for children of existing customers. Expert color service is available, including full foils, balayage, single- and double-process, and corrective color. Additional options include Brazilian blowouts, bridal updos, deep conditioning treatments, and hair extension installation, and every cut, color, and keratin service comes with a complimentary blow-dry.

Milton, MA(617) 298-2550

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Mop Hair Salon

Mop Hair Salon provides professional hair care services for women and men, and the company's stylists specialize in deva cuts for hard-to-manage curly hair. "The staff is so friendly and they do amazing work!" said one happy customer, and "My hair has never been easier to manage," said another. Services include professional highlights, balayage, and single-process color, as well as deva curl styling, pintura highlights, Brazilian blowouts, and expert corrective color. The company also sells top-quality products to keep colors fresh and keep hair healthy.

Boston, MA(617) 236-4449

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Patrice Vinci Salon

Patrice Vinci Salon is the go-to salon Boston for celebrities, red carpet events, and editorial fashion shoots, and the company's work has been featured in magazines like Elle and Allure. Every service at Patrice Vinci Salon is personalized for the customer's needs, style, and hair texture, and the company's stylists use products designed to keep hair looking healthy and vibrant. Services include cuts and styling, ammonia-free color, highlights, lowlights, ombre, and balayage, as well as smoothing and straightening, and Great Lengths hair extension installations.

Boston, MA(617) 267-1900

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Safar Boston

For more than 40 years Safar Boston has been providing the latest in avant-garde hair care and styling, and the experienced staff have styled models at fashion weeks around the world. The company's services include custom cuts, updos and bridal styling, hair extension installations, single-process color, highlights, and texturizing treatments. Spa services such as manicures, pedicures, facial and body waxing, and professional makeup application are also available. Customers can email or call to request an appointment with one of the company's expert stylists or aestheticians.

Boston, MA(617) 247-3933

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Salon Eva Michelle

Salon Eva Michelle is an award-winning team of hair and beauty experts that offer a range of top-quality services. Haircuts start at $75, and single-process color service starts at $80. The company offers partial and full foils, corrective color, keratin smoothing treatments, toning services, and tape-in human hair extensions, and every service comes with a complimentary consultation. The company also offers styling and how-to classes for customers, and continuing education classes for stylists with any level of experience.

Boston, MA(617) 262-8118

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Salon Fringe

The hair care experts at Salon Fringe are committed to excellence and use continuing education to keep up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques. The company provides a complete selection of hair services, including 100% human hair extensions, single-process color, highlighting, smoothing and texturizing, conditioning and repairing treatments, and professional cuts that perfectly frame the customer's face. The company also offers facial waxing, special occasion makeup application, and on-site service for weddings, bridal parties, and ladies' nights.

Reading, MA(781) 942-0400

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Salon Invi

Salon Invi is an award-winning hair studio conveniently located in downtown Andover, and the company's experienced staff strive to provide the absolute best in customer service. One satisfied customer wrote, "I can't say enough great things about Kristin, Chris and their stunning, elegant salon." Customers can enjoy an extensive range of services, like expert color and highlighting, formal and everyday styling, smoothing treatments, hair extensions, and state-of-the-art damage repair treatments. Customers can call or book an appointment on the company's website.

Andover, MA(978) 378-3333

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Sanela Salon

Sanela Salon was voted Yelp's Top Ten Hair Salons in Massachusetts, and the company's staff are fully trained to provide the highest quality of hair care. Customers receive a complimentary consultation with every service, including cuts by a Master Stylist, blow-drying and formal styling, moisturizing and healing hair treatments, and professional smoothing and straightening treatments. The company also offers expert color services like balayage, ombre, full and partial foils, and single-process. Customers can call or schedule an appointment on the company's website.

Brookline, MA(617) 608-3774

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ShanHair

The experienced stylists at ShanHair salon specialize in services for curly hair. Every service begins with a complimentary 15-minute consultation to determine the perfect cut, style, or color for each customer's needs and hair texture. Expert hair services include single-process color, balayage, and full pintura color, healing conditioning treatments, and special occasion styling. The company's stylists also coach customers on how to best style and care for curly hair after service and offer a range of products for at-home hair care.

Brookline, MA(617) 375-0673

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Simply Erinn's Unisex Hair Salon

The stylists at Simply Erinn's Unisex Hair Salon specialize in caring for all textures of hair, and offer one-on-one consultations to ensure that each customer is 100% satisfied and receives "Excellent service from beginning to end!!" Services include creative hair styling designs like custom cornrows, flat twists, coiling, locs and locs refreshing, and single braids. The company offers clipper cuts, relaxers, texturizers, permanent waves, and hair and scalp treatments, as well as permanent or temporary color, foils, color correction, and custom color service.

Cambridge, MA(617) 547-8098

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The Extologist

The Extologist is a hair extension specialist who provides luxury hair enhancements in a relaxed and fun environment. With more than 15 years of experience, the Extologist performs in-depth consultations to find the perfect hair solution for each customer and explains the various types of extensions, like synthetic and human hair, and different installation methods such as strand-by-strand, tape-in, sewn tracks, and clip-ins. The salon also offers a full range of hair services like cuts, color, keratin smoothing, and wedding and event styling.

Boston, MA(617) 564-1558

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The Salon at 10 Newbury

The Salon at 10 Newbury provides luxury, full-service hair care and color, and the company has been named one of the region's top salons for hair replacement. The company offers a selection of professional hair services, such as men's cuts, women's cuts, and deva cuts for curly hair, as well as highlighting, perms, and all-over color. The company's hair replacement services are ideal for women with thinning hair, and customers who have lost hair due to cancer treatments, and come with a complimentary one-hour consultation.

Boston, MA(617) 247-4900

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Trephin

Customers love the "Central location, beautiful space, and friendly service staff" at Trephin salon, and the company's staff strive to give every customer the highest quality of cuts, color, and hair-beautifying treatments. The company offers services like single- and double-process color, extensions and weaves, smoothing and texturizing treatments, corrective color, glossing treatments, and in-salon or on-site bridal styling, and the stylists use Olaplex products to keep hair soft and protected, and colors vibrant. Customers can call, or schedule an appointment on the company's website.

Boston, MA(857) 233-2363

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Twilight Hair Salon

Twilight Hair Salon offers top-quality hair care at competitive prices, and customers love the company's funky, comfortable waiting lounge and décor. Customers can choose from a range of services like custom cuts, updos, and permanent waves, as well as root touch-ups, partial or full highlights, ombre color, and single- and double-process color. Expert hair extension installations start at $100 per hour, and full Brazilian blowouts start at $250. Customers can call the company to request an appointment.

Boston, MA(617) 859-4940

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