Beauty » Boston, MA

Beauty in Boston, MA

Skip the big hair and the bling when you're in Boston and go for a look that can stand up to fierce winters and steamy summers. Here's some SOS, from our little black book o' Boston beauty.
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Bella Sante Salon

Sandal season in Boston may be short -- so make the most of it! A month before warm weather is consistent, start visiting Bella Sante to get your tootsies in the best possible shape for those fabulous, glamorous sandals you found. Let the staff help you choose the most flattering color for your toes -- or choose the most out-there dramatic color you can find. Either way, your feet will not only look good, they’ll feel good with the terrific pampering they receive from the Bella Sante staff.

Beauty and Main

You’ve got the clothes, the hair, the nails -- and a ferry to the Vineyard to catch. Ah! What about a makeup update! Sneak out of work a little early and head down Route 3 to Beauty and Main in the Derby Street Shoppes for an expert consultation on the trending summer looks that are just right for adding glow to sunset cocktails in Chappaquiddick. If there’s a special someone you’ll be batting eyes at, you might want to go for eyelash extensions while you are at it.

Boston Bodyworker

A good massage is more than a beauty treatment -- it’s more than a long, relaxing back rub. Taken beyond the spa into a diagnostic and treatment environment, therapeutic massage takes relaxation and stress relief to a new level by promoting good health, lymphatic drainage and muscle recovery (you might need it after your personal training sessions!). An experienced massage therapist can help you feel better, of course -- but can also help you identify and treat physical issues. When partnered with holistic treatment such as acupuncture, your masseuse can help you address whole health issues.

Diego at the Loft

Diego at the Loft has long been recognized as one of the top hair salons in Boston. Other salons come and go, but Diego has staying power. Because they focus on hair and keep their staff up-to-date on the latest trends, they will be ready when you call. Their hair professionals will help you determine the most flattering cut, as well as the best color options for you, from single process to full-foils. Don’t be surprised if you’re stopped in shops and cafes by women who want to know who is responsible for your fabulous hair style.


Eyebrows, underarms, upper lips, (ahem) bikini lines…there are lots of places where there may be a hair or two we’d rather do without. GrettaCole handles them all. An afternoon with one the top waxers in the Boston area will leave you with beautifully shaped brows and a body smoother than you thought possible. Sliding into the crowd at the Hatchshell for a Boston Pops performance never felt so good!