Best of Philly

Best Salon

2017 BEST New Salon

Tribe

The space is white and bright, there are oodles of leather and wood, a flamingo mural and a living wall, and-—well, basically, we’d like to move in. Luckily, husband-and-wife team Emily and Andrew De Stefano’s venture just outside Kennett Square has pretty sweet hair and makeup services, too. (They offer four different kinds of ponytail styling alone!)

882 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA | 484-732-8499 | Website


2016 BEST Readers' Choice: Salon Vanity

Salon Vanity

1701 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA

Readers’ Choice winner. Read more »

2015 BEST Salon

AMS

262 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA

AMS is the Whole Foods of salons: They have the same basic stuff as everyone else (cuts, color, styling), but it’s all just a notch better. The color is natural, the cuts are spot-on, the blow-outs are bouncy, and the braid bar is a pre-party godsend. Read more »

2011 BEST Salon

Bluemercury

1707 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Where a girl might go when she feels lousy and emerge with a new shade of gloss (or mood-changing candle, or miraculous hair-care product) that somehow acts like a glass of wine. Read more »

2009 BEST Holistic Salon

Verde

4 Powell Lane, Collingswood, NJ

Thoroughly eco. Totally chic. Stylist Kevin Gatto’s minimalist, earth-friendly salon betrays zero ounces of granola-ness. Sign up for one of his note-perfect dry cuts or his foil-free balayage highlights, book a swish mani-pedi or no-nonsense wax with aesthetician Lisa Concepcion, and you won’t even realize your glamorous self is being green. Read more »