Best of Halifax

Best Hairstylist

Gold Winner Lindsay Algee, Tidal Hair Lounge

Silver Winner Ashley Cornelius, The Head Shop

Bronze Winner Malyssa Burns, Kara's Urban Day Spa, Portland Street

“There’s so much talent in this city when it comes to hair,” Lindsay Algee says when she answers the phone. “I know this from referring people to clients when I’m too booked up.” Still, Algee’s clients say hers are the golden scissors, giving her this top nod for her work. Algee attributes her win to the magic of the salon experience as much as the actual ‘do: “I value the personal side of hair. You go through a lot with your clients—weddings, graduations, moving and hard times too,” she says. “I value that one-on-one time.”

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