“I’ll never get it to look this good again,” every woman thinks when her stylist whips off the cape — unless she’s sitting in Meriel Thornley’s chair. Thornley specializes in customized cuts that let her clients wash, dash and still look gorgeous. “I don’t think anyone should spend more than five or 10 minutes styling their hair,” Thornley says.
Second Place: Charlene Cooper of Clippi Headren Salon
Third Place: Eric Michael Steward of Nesbit Salon