134 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
Roffi Salon on Newbury Street is the go-to place for men and women to get perfect hair. This sleek studio has everything while also offering a community, friendly-feeling atmosphere. And though many salons are geared towards female patrons, Roffi’s clientele is split evenly between genders. Plus, Roffi Salon is one of the most environmentally friendly salons in town.
437 Hanover St.
Boston, MA 02113
Philip’s is a cross between a neighborhood barbershop and a high-end salon. The staff is small and familiar, but patrons are sure to walk out the door with a top-notch haircut. Plus, compared to many salons in Boston, Philip’s is quite affordable, making it perfect for recent grads or anyone on a budget. Since it is located in the heart of the North End, customers can always treat themselves to a cannoli at Mike’s Pastry on their way home.
840 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02127
Shag Boston is both chic and masculine, with a trendy website to match. The salon is owned by celebrity stylist Sandy Poirier, who offers haircuts at a slightly higher rate than the rest of the staff. However, the salon’s success can be attributed to more than just a celebrity status. Shag is very active on social media, hosts events and features a killer blog.
Tweed Barbers of Boston
1313 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02118
Tweed Barbers, formerly known as State Street Barbers, is a favorite of South End men. In addition to providing standard haircuts, Tweed Barbers offer traditional barbershop services such as straight razor, hot lather shaves. Though Tweed Barbers has a higher price point than other options, it has been winning over customers since 2006.
Ball and Buck
144 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
Ball and Buck is widely known around Boston as the newest and trendiest high-end clothier for men. But what many don’t realize is that the boutique offers full barber services at its shop on Newbury Street. Who doesn’t love a hot shave after shopping? In addition to getting a great haircut, patrons know they are supporting a small business committed to providing clothing made exclusively in the United States. The haircuts, shaves and massages are pricey, but worth the splurge.
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Cameron Bruns is the founder of BostonGreenBlog.com and co-author of Just Us Gals Boston. She lives in Boston’s North End, where her goal is to promote ethical, stylish, and sustainable lifestyle choices to all Boston residents. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.