Shan Hair Tops Them All, Readers Say

The Tremont Street salon is our Best of Patch Readers’ Choice winner for best hair salon/barber shop in the South End.

After more than 300 votes and 30 reviews/comments came in this week, came out on top in .

made a late run and actually surpassed Shan in the voting this morning, 123-116. However, , with the votes so close, the competition was likely going to come down to reader reviews, and Shan , to (both also received a number of positive comments).

The winning Tremont Street salon was recommended for both men and women, those with highly-straight locks and those with curls – and those looking for the perfect blowout.

After the week, the only real question that remains is who’s the best stylist at Shan: Shan Casey, the owner and , Errin Babine or Nicole Rogers, who came to Shan from this past fall.

Shan’s done by hair for four years now,” Lizzy Flanagan wrote. “Perfect cut and color every time. He’s the best!”

Errin (Babine) at Shan Hair is the best!” Nadesha Ally wrote. “Whether you’re edgy or classic, Erin is your girl. I love that Errinn knows the latest techniques and color trends but listens to you on whether you want to push the envelope or stick to what works. She’s cute, sweet and super talented.”

Nicole is the coolest/greatest hair stylist in all the land – best salon in the city,” Ashley Baker wrote.

also received a lot of love from our readers, while , and were our top three barber shops.

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