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Great Hair: Top Colorists

These colorists received the most votes from their peers and from women we surveyed.

Washingtonian Great Hair > Top Colorists 

These colorists received the most votes from their peers and from women we surveyed:

Valerie Banda, David's Beautiful People, Rockville

Barbara Butler, Ipsa, Georgetown

Michael Canale. This Los Angeles-based colorist to the stars flies in every five weeks to work out of Georgetown's Toka Salon.

Jacqui Davis,
PR @ Partners, K Street, NW

Jamie Gavigan-Dorros, Ury and Associates, Georgetown

Paige Gentry, Roche Salon, 1170 22nd St., NW

Bernard Portelli,
Okyo Salon, Georgetown

Color is as much science as art. These professionals have passed both written and practicum tests and are certified by the American Board of Certified Haircolorists (

Kelly Fox, Cristophe Salon, downtown DC

Tracy Guthrie, Colorworks, Arlington

Amal Hammond, Colorworks,Arlington

Brenda Hart, Beautiful Brides by Brenda, Leesburg

Mikel James,
Okyo Salon

Theresa Kennedy, Technique-Colour Hair Studio, Leesburg

Dianne Lang, Bristles & Shears,Sterling

Mary Jane Larkin, Trendz HairDesign, Leesburg

Jane Lewers, Colorworks, Rockville

Tammy Madison, Colorworks,Arlington

Mikala McCarthy, Bristles & Shears

Brandi Middleton, Salon Bleu, Tysons Galleria

Robyn Munson, Progressions Salon, Rockville

Courtney Pope, Colorworks, Rockville

Rino Singh, Bristles & Shears

Lori Walsh, Bristles & Shears

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