Ardan MedSpa and Salon

★★★★☆
  • 72 Central St

    Wellesley, MA 02481

    Cross street: Cross Street

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  • 781-235-7788

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After years of wanting to end the battle of coloring my hair I went on a search for a salon who would help me in the process. I found a small posting buried on a board somewhere about Helena and followed up with an appointment and I am thrilled with the outcome. The experience wasn't quick or inexpensive, but 4 months later I am still comfortable with the growing out process and actually love my interim color! I spent close to 6 hours in the salon in varying stages of stripping out old color and toning new color, but in the end I came out with a subtle blend of dark and light blondish-gray highlights with no sign of the hard line between my new gray hair and the old darkly-colored hair. And several months later I don't feel the need to do anything but trim the length and let the gray continue to fill in. It has been more painless than I could have ever imagined. Helena was brilliant at finding a way to allow me to feel comfortable with my decision to relax into my 'own' color. I highly recommend her. She is very talented. Be prepared to pay a lot, but for me it was worth every penny and I've already saved as much as I paid by NOT coloring every 3 weeks!

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★★★★★

After years of wanting to end the battle of coloring my hair I went on a search for a salon who would help me in the process. I found a small posting buried on a board somewhere about Helena and followed up with an appointment and I am thrilled with the outcome. The experience wasn't quick or inexpensive, but 4 months later I am still comfortable with the growing out process and actually love my interim color! I spent close to 6 hours in the salon in varying stages of stripping out old color and toning new color, but in the end I came out with a subtle blend of dark and light blondish-gray highlights with no sign of the hard line between my new gray hair and the old darkly-colored hair. And several months later I don't feel the need to do anything but trim the length and let the gray continue to fill in. It has been more painless than I could have ever imagined. Helena was brilliant at finding a way to allow me to feel comfortable with my decision to relax into my 'own' color. I highly recommend her. She is very talented. Be prepared to pay a lot, but for me it was worth every penny and I've already saved as much as I paid by NOT coloring every 3 weeks!

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I've been a loyal client of Helena and Eli for several years. After spending time and money going to Newbury St. I finally had enough. I looked in to several salons with top reputations and decided to give Ardan a try. Helena's recognition from Boston Magazine for her expertise in color was a big factor in my decision. Four years has gone by, I visit the salon every four weeks, and I've never had anything but excellent color, hair cuts, and manicures. Their products are top notch and do what they say they'll do! The atmosphere is professional and welcoming and the standards Helena and Eli set for themselves and their employees are no less than 'platinum'. I am always welcomed when I arrive and leave feeling great about how I look. I couldn't go anywhere else.

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★★★★★

I've been a loyal client of Helena and Eli for several years. After spending time and money going to Newbury St. I finally had enough. I looked in to several salons with top reputations and decided to give Ardan a try. Helena's recognition from Boston Magazine for her expertise in color was a big factor in my decision. Four years has gone by, I visit the salon every four weeks, and I've never had anything but excellent color, hair cuts, and manicures. Their products are top notch and do what they say they'll do! The atmosphere is professional and welcoming and the standards Helena and Eli set for themselves and their employees are no less than 'platinum'. I am always welcomed when I arrive and leave feeling great about how I look. I couldn't go anywhere else.

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I've been a loyal client of Helena and Eli for several years. After spending time and money going to Newbury St. I finally had enough. I looked in to several salons with top reputations and decided to give Ardan a try. Helena's recognition from Boston Magazine for her expertise in color was a big factor in my decision. Four years has gone by, I visit the salon every four weeks, and I've never had anything but excellent color, hair cuts, and manicures. Their producst are top notch and do what they say they'll do! The atmosphere is professional and welcoming and the standards Helena and Eli set for themselves and their employees are no less than 'platinum'. I am always welcomed when I arrive and leave feeling great about how I look. I couldn't go anywhere else.

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★★★★★

I've been a loyal client of Helena and Eli for several years. After spending time and money going to Newbury St. I finally had enough. I looked in to several salons with top reputations and decided to give Ardan a try. Helena's recognition from Boston Magazine for her expertise in color was a big factor in my decision. Four years has gone by, I visit the salon every four weeks, and I've never had anything but excellent color, hair cuts, and manicures. Their producst are top notch and do what they say they'll do! The atmosphere is professional and welcoming and the standards Helena and Eli set for themselves and their employees are no less than 'platinum'. I am always welcomed when I arrive and leave feeling great about how I look. I couldn't go anywhere else.

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Great experience for color and style. Eli and Helena are highly skilled in their specialties, but it's not all business. They are warm and friendly and made my visit relaxing and refreshing. \n\nThe location couldn't be more convenient. Wellesley center offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities. I get lots of errands done with my new look!

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★★★★★

Great experience for color and style. Eli and Helena are highly skilled in their specialties, but it's not all business. They are warm and friendly and made my visit relaxing and refreshing. \n\nThe location couldn't be more convenient. Wellesley center offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities. I get lots of errands done with my new look!

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Ardan is the perfect salon for creative, personalized, style and color. Helena uses products that leave you hair and scalp healthy and shining. Elie's cut excentuates my best features and is realistic for my hair type.

I always look forward to a relaxing day at the salon.

5
★★★★★

Ardan is the perfect salon for creative, personalized, style and color. Helena uses products that leave you hair and scalp healthy and shining. Elie's cut excentuates my best features and is realistic for my hair type.

I always look forward to a relaxing day at the salon.

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Got a facial from Sally the other day and it was wonderful! She was thorough and very knowledgeable. She made me feel relaxed and gave me the best facial massage!!! I would highly recommend her.

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★★★★★

Got a facial from Sally the other day and it was wonderful! She was thorough and very knowledgeable. She made me feel relaxed and gave me the best facial massage!!! I would highly recommend her.

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Ardan is the place to go to if you are looking for a top notch hair stylist or hair color. I've been their customer for 12 years and not once was disappointed with the service! I tried out different places but would always come back to Ardan. Elie is one of the best hair stylists in Boston area. My hair is difficult to work with, it lucks volume but Ellie always manages to make it look full bodied. I get compliments from friends and coworkers every time I have my hair done. Helena's color skills are amazing!!! On many occasions I was able to call and get an appointment last minute. No wander this place receives Best of Boston award year after year. Owners taste and skills extended beyond their day job when they transformed their salon in Wellesley into airy beautifully arranged space full of light. I love skincare and hair product lines offered at Ardan. Not once was I pressured to buy something I did not want.

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★★★★★

Ardan is the place to go to if you are looking for a top notch hair stylist or hair color. I've been their customer for 12 years and not once was disappointed with the service! I tried out different places but would always come back to Ardan. Elie is one of the best hair stylists in Boston area. My hair is difficult to work with, it lucks volume but Ellie always manages to make it look full bodied. I get compliments from friends and coworkers every time I have my hair done. Helena's color skills are amazing!!! On many occasions I was able to call and get an appointment last minute. No wander this place receives Best of Boston award year after year. Owners taste and skills extended beyond their day job when they transformed their salon in Wellesley into airy beautifully arranged space full of light. I love skincare and hair product lines offered at Ardan. Not once was I pressured to buy something I did not want.

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I had a great experience at this salon. I will definitely be coming back.\nI saw Jen, she's far and away the sweetest stylist I have come across, not to mention talented and skilled. It's one of the best haircuts I've ever had, it just falls right. I can't explain it any better, it just works. She's a wizard.\nI was in and out in 40 minutes, my hair shining with a spring in my step. Exactly what I was looking for in a lunch break haircut.\nHighly highly recommend Jen!!\n

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★★★★★

I had a great experience at this salon. I will definitely be coming back.\nI saw Jen, she's far and away the sweetest stylist I have come across, not to mention talented and skilled. It's one of the best haircuts I've ever had, it just falls right. I can't explain it any better, it just works. She's a wizard.\nI was in and out in 40 minutes, my hair shining with a spring in my step. Exactly what I was looking for in a lunch break haircut.\nHighly highly recommend Jen!!\n

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I've heard people talk about Ardan, but a friend of mine has the best highlights and told me to try Jen at Ardan. I was nervous with trying a new hairdresser, but she put me right at ease. She made the experience like hanging out with friends, we laughed and I basically ended up telling her my life story. When I actually realized how awesome my hair looked walking out of there, I couldn't believe it. I have never looked better. She;s awesome and talented. The place is smaller than you realize at first, slightly hectic, but everyone there seemed really professional and nice. I bought stuff, but not because I felt pushed. The only thing that bothered me was that my appointment (hair color, hilites and a cut) took almost 2 hours. But it was worth it.

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★★★★★

I've heard people talk about Ardan, but a friend of mine has the best highlights and told me to try Jen at Ardan. I was nervous with trying a new hairdresser, but she put me right at ease. She made the experience like hanging out with friends, we laughed and I basically ended up telling her my life story. When I actually realized how awesome my hair looked walking out of there, I couldn't believe it. I have never looked better. She;s awesome and talented. The place is smaller than you realize at first, slightly hectic, but everyone there seemed really professional and nice. I bought stuff, but not because I felt pushed. The only thing that bothered me was that my appointment (hair color, hilites and a cut) took almost 2 hours. But it was worth it.

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I've been going to Ardan for about 14 years. Though there have been many changes over time, one thing has remiained consistent: the quality of service and of the staff! Helena does such a perfect color that even though I was there, I can't believe it isn't my own color! And I've watched the magic Eli can do with not only my hair, but the hair of others who leave with glowing smiles. I would highly recommend them to anyone! My mother's a client (and never been prettier), and my daughter has now joined the "hair family" Thank you Eli, Helena, Mary and all others!

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★★★★★

I've been going to Ardan for about 14 years. Though there have been many changes over time, one thing has remiained consistent: the quality of service and of the staff! Helena does such a perfect color that even though I was there, I can't believe it isn't my own color! And I've watched the magic Eli can do with not only my hair, but the hair of others who leave with glowing smiles. I would highly recommend them to anyone! My mother's a client (and never been prettier), and my daughter has now joined the "hair family" Thank you Eli, Helena, Mary and all others!

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I've been seeing Kathy for Regenique for more than 2 years now and I absolutely love this treatment! I go approximately every 6 weeks and it is SO worth it. At 41, my skin truly has never looked better.\r\n\r\nA few months ago, I underwent my first Botox injections - just on the forehead for those infamous 'frown' lines between the eyebrows. I liked the results, but it took more than a week's time to see them.\r\n\r\nRecently, Kathy started offering Dysport, which only became available in the U.S. in late October of 2009. Similar to Botox in what it does (relaxes facial muscles), I found it to work MUCH more quickly - 2 days versus 7. Also, there were no ""homework exercises"" following the injections (i.e. ?frown, release, smile, release). I am thrilled with the results - very natural and youthful without any severe 'freeze' - and this new experience has only served to strengthen my confidence in Kathy.\r\n\r\nI recommend Ardan and Kathy Nash for all of your skin care needs!

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I've been seeing Kathy for Regenique for more than 2 years now and I absolutely love this treatment! I go approximately every 6 weeks and it is SO worth it. At 41, my skin truly has never looked better.\r\n\r\nA few months ago, I underwent my first Botox injections - just on the forehead for those infamous 'frown' lines between the eyebrows. I liked the results, but it took more than a week's time to see them.\r\n\r\nRecently, Kathy started offering Dysport, which only became available in the U.S. in late October of 2009. Similar to Botox in what it does (relaxes facial muscles), I found it to work MUCH more quickly - 2 days versus 7. Also, there were no ""homework exercises"" following the injections (i.e. ?frown, release, smile, release). I am thrilled with the results - very natural and youthful without any severe 'freeze' - and this new experience has only served to strengthen my confidence in Kathy.\r\n\r\nI recommend Ardan and Kathy Nash for all of your skin care needs!

Pros: Experienced, Knowledgeable,

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I just had my hair done on Saturday, as a first time client and what a great experience. \n\nMy stylist was Mary and she was fabulous. She was very nice and attentive. At first I was hesitant because, after asking her, she stated that she has only worked there for a couple of months. (which I later found out, was due to her relocating from the Cape).But she was so experienced with her work. I mentioned what I was looking for and she nicely gave me her honest opinion, on something I normally wouldn't go for. She said with my face shape and big blue eyes, a chin length cut would be perfect for me. I am so glad I listened to her! Not only did I hug her when I left, but I decided to write a review as well. Everyone I work with have commented on my new look as well as people I don't even know. Thank you Mary for helping me step outside my box. \n

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★★★★★

I just had my hair done on Saturday, as a first time client and what a great experience. \n\nMy stylist was Mary and she was fabulous. She was very nice and attentive. At first I was hesitant because, after asking her, she stated that she has only worked there for a couple of months. (which I later found out, was due to her relocating from the Cape).But she was so experienced with her work. I mentioned what I was looking for and she nicely gave me her honest opinion, on something I normally wouldn't go for. She said with my face shape and big blue eyes, a chin length cut would be perfect for me. I am so glad I listened to her! Not only did I hug her when I left, but I decided to write a review as well. Everyone I work with have commented on my new look as well as people I don't even know. Thank you Mary for helping me step outside my box. \n

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When I met Helena over a year ago for a color consultation, I was an over-processed blonde in serious need of help. My hair was terribly bleached out & broken. After my very first highlight with Helena, I walked out and knew that I had found a very special salon & color specialist. I've been highlighting my hair for over 10 years and have never received more compliments. I love my color now - it's got dimension, looks so healthy & lustrous and is finally a shade of blonde that compliments my complexion. I can't recommend Ardan more highly!

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★★★★★

When I met Helena over a year ago for a color consultation, I was an over-processed blonde in serious need of help. My hair was terribly bleached out & broken. After my very first highlight with Helena, I walked out and knew that I had found a very special salon & color specialist. I've been highlighting my hair for over 10 years and have never received more compliments. I love my color now - it's got dimension, looks so healthy & lustrous and is finally a shade of blonde that compliments my complexion. I can't recommend Ardan more highly!

Pros: great atmosphere, professional

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\nI have been an Ardan client for years, and drive to Wellesley from Boston just to get all my beauty services done.\n\nHelena colors my hair a gorgeous rich brown and recently I decided to add their demin service when I get my hair colored and my hair is super shiny and glossy after it's dry.\n\nI also love Kathy and really appreciate all her knowledge when it comes to skin. The regenique facial is amazing and I have noticed my skin is more even toned and I have less redness in my face. I try to have the facial every 5 weeks. Ardan is absolutely worth the 20 minute drive, and the best part is it offers clients all the beauty services under one roof!

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★★★★★

\nI have been an Ardan client for years, and drive to Wellesley from Boston just to get all my beauty services done.\n\nHelena colors my hair a gorgeous rich brown and recently I decided to add their demin service when I get my hair colored and my hair is super shiny and glossy after it's dry.\n\nI also love Kathy and really appreciate all her knowledge when it comes to skin. The regenique facial is amazing and I have noticed my skin is more even toned and I have less redness in my face. I try to have the facial every 5 weeks. Ardan is absolutely worth the 20 minute drive, and the best part is it offers clients all the beauty services under one roof!

Pros: experienced staff & cutting-edge services

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I have been wanting to go to this place for a long time, especially because it has been reviewed so well. This visit was a big disappointment. The hairdresser did not say a word during the very quick cut she gave me. I told her I would like bangs but she simply did not pay attention and I felt she just wanted to get me out of there. The haircut is mediocre and I have gotten better cuts in a less fancy places for cheaper. I went there not only for the haircut but I was also considering to use some of there other services. Now, I dont think I will go back there. I saw that other customers were given much more attention, and my assumption is that since I was not carrying a Gucci bag and wearing expensive jewelry, they felt less inclined to give me the same service. Not very classy.

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★☆☆☆☆

I have been wanting to go to this place for a long time, especially because it has been reviewed so well. This visit was a big disappointment. The hairdresser did not say a word during the very quick cut she gave me. I told her I would like bangs but she simply did not pay attention and I felt she just wanted to get me out of there. The haircut is mediocre and I have gotten better cuts in a less fancy places for cheaper. I went there not only for the haircut but I was also considering to use some of there other services. Now, I dont think I will go back there. I saw that other customers were given much more attention, and my assumption is that since I was not carrying a Gucci bag and wearing expensive jewelry, they felt less inclined to give me the same service. Not very classy.

Pros: fast

Cons: unpleasent

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I went to Ardan for the first time in a while and had my hair cut and hignlighted by Jen, and my hair looks amazing! \nThe products they use do what Jen says they were going to do,and work very well. the owners are very nice and friendly, but Jen was great. the cut looks fantastic, and the highlights aren't too blonde, like i wanted. they are the perfect honey color that i asked for.\nThe salon is beautiful and peaceful, the music almost put me to sleep, or maybe it was the head massage. \nthe prices are a little steep but fair, you get first class service here, the staff is professional but fun. top notch place, and i highly recommend seeing Jen!\nI'll be back!

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★★★★★

I went to Ardan for the first time in a while and had my hair cut and hignlighted by Jen, and my hair looks amazing! \nThe products they use do what Jen says they were going to do,and work very well. the owners are very nice and friendly, but Jen was great. the cut looks fantastic, and the highlights aren't too blonde, like i wanted. they are the perfect honey color that i asked for.\nThe salon is beautiful and peaceful, the music almost put me to sleep, or maybe it was the head massage. \nthe prices are a little steep but fair, you get first class service here, the staff is professional but fun. top notch place, and i highly recommend seeing Jen!\nI'll be back!

Pros: awesome haircut and color, attentive service

Cons: i got a parking ticket.

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I just recently had the opportunity to experience Ardan. I've been looking for a new person to do my eyelash extensions, due to Shu Uemera closing on Newbury. A friend recommended Mary who works there and she was great. I have tried so many places for eyelashes and not one place EVER does them the way I like. Well thank goodness I have to look no further! She was an expert at the design and placement, not to mention her professionalism and warm personality. I was so relaxed, I fell asleep! Only to wake up with the best lashes I have EVER had! Thank you Ardan!

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★★★★★

I just recently had the opportunity to experience Ardan. I've been looking for a new person to do my eyelash extensions, due to Shu Uemera closing on Newbury. A friend recommended Mary who works there and she was great. I have tried so many places for eyelashes and not one place EVER does them the way I like. Well thank goodness I have to look no further! She was an expert at the design and placement, not to mention her professionalism and warm personality. I was so relaxed, I fell asleep! Only to wake up with the best lashes I have EVER had! Thank you Ardan!

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Couldn't be happier...especially with the new improved staff. Erin has transformed my brows, Mary is extremely attentive, I own just about every product they sell because I LOVE it, not because I was forced. Kwon is my favorite manicure in town, and the new Nurse Kathy gave me gorgeous new lips and erased my angry lines!

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★★★★★

Couldn't be happier...especially with the new improved staff. Erin has transformed my brows, Mary is extremely attentive, I own just about every product they sell because I LOVE it, not because I was forced. Kwon is my favorite manicure in town, and the new Nurse Kathy gave me gorgeous new lips and erased my angry lines!

Pros: location

Cons: checking out

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Loved It! I recently moved here from Delaware and decided to treat myself to a day of beauty. The moment I walked into Ardan I knew I was in for a treat. My appointments were for a wash/blowdry, manicure/pedicure, and brow wax. The staff were so friendly,and my services were fantastic. I even had time to slip into the medical room for a free consultation! The prices were definately higher than I'm used to, but it was worth it and I can't wait to go back.

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★★★★☆

Loved It! I recently moved here from Delaware and decided to treat myself to a day of beauty. The moment I walked into Ardan I knew I was in for a treat. My appointments were for a wash/blowdry, manicure/pedicure, and brow wax. The staff were so friendly,and my services were fantastic. I even had time to slip into the medical room for a free consultation! The prices were definately higher than I'm used to, but it was worth it and I can't wait to go back.

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I've walked past Ardan hundreds of times and finally went in early last week to talk with Helena about my hair. She is extremely knowledgeable and I left that day with an appointment for Friday. \r\n\r\nWhen I got to my appointment the staff was very friendly. I started with a hair treatment to get all the buildup and minerals out of my hair. What a difference that made! Helena did a one process color which was unbelievable! Every colorist I have ever seen has wanted to make my hair lighter, which washed me out. Helena gave me a rich brown that makes my eyes pop! I had a blowout from Elie and it still looks fantastic. I went in on Friday and it has lasted through the weekend. Since my appointment, I have been complemented everywhere; Starbucks, Roche Brothers, family, church, etc. I would HIGHLY recommend Ardan and I can't wait to go back to try out other services.\r\n

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★★★★★

I've walked past Ardan hundreds of times and finally went in early last week to talk with Helena about my hair. She is extremely knowledgeable and I left that day with an appointment for Friday. \r\n\r\nWhen I got to my appointment the staff was very friendly. I started with a hair treatment to get all the buildup and minerals out of my hair. What a difference that made! Helena did a one process color which was unbelievable! Every colorist I have ever seen has wanted to make my hair lighter, which washed me out. Helena gave me a rich brown that makes my eyes pop! I had a blowout from Elie and it still looks fantastic. I went in on Friday and it has lasted through the weekend. Since my appointment, I have been complemented everywhere; Starbucks, Roche Brothers, family, church, etc. I would HIGHLY recommend Ardan and I can't wait to go back to try out other services.\r\n

Pros: Friendly, great work, beautiful salon

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I've walked past Ardan hundreds of times and finally went in early last week to talk with Helena about my hair. She is extremely knowledgeable and I left that day with an appointment for Friday.
When I got to my appointment the staff was very friendly. I started with a hair treatment to get all the buildup and minerals out of my hair. What a difference that made! Helena did a one process color which was unbelievable! Every colorist I have ever seen has wanted to make my hair lighter, which washed me out. Helena gave me a rich brown that makes my eyes pop! I had a blowout from Elie and it still looks fantastic. I went in on Friday and it has lasted through the weekend. Since my appointment, I have been complemented everywhere; Starbucks, Roche Brothers, family, church, etc. I would HIGHLY recommend Ardan and I can't wait to go back to try out other services.

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★★★★★

I've walked past Ardan hundreds of times and finally went in early last week to talk with Helena about my hair. She is extremely knowledgeable and I left that day with an appointment for Friday.
When I got to my appointment the staff was very friendly. I started with a hair treatment to get all the buildup and minerals out of my hair. What a difference that made! Helena did a one process color which was unbelievable! Every colorist I have ever seen has wanted to make my hair lighter, which washed me out. Helena gave me a rich brown that makes my eyes pop! I had a blowout from Elie and it still looks fantastic. I went in on Friday and it has lasted through the weekend. Since my appointment, I have been complemented everywhere; Starbucks, Roche Brothers, family, church, etc. I would HIGHLY recommend Ardan and I can't wait to go back to try out other services.

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i dont understand any of these bad reviews! i am a picky person and i just moved to the area from ny. i am so happy that i found ardan!!!! im sure everybody there is great, but i saw Erin for a facial and some waxing, and she was the best. i cant wait to go back next month. try the ultrasonic facial, it made my skin look awesome!

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★★★★★

i dont understand any of these bad reviews! i am a picky person and i just moved to the area from ny. i am so happy that i found ardan!!!! im sure everybody there is great, but i saw Erin for a facial and some waxing, and she was the best. i cant wait to go back next month. try the ultrasonic facial, it made my skin look awesome!

Pros: everything!

Cons: nothing!

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Very disappointed, the owner Helena tried so hard to sell me more than I needed after I already said ""no thanks"" \nsince it wasn't a big deal for her the one process treatment she told the nice person who was washing my hair do not put anything on my hair ends....\nI think that explains..

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Very disappointed, the owner Helena tried so hard to sell me more than I needed after I already said ""no thanks"" \nsince it wasn't a big deal for her the one process treatment she told the nice person who was washing my hair do not put anything on my hair ends....\nI think that explains..

Cons: owners Helena & Eli don't care about their customers ...

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I have been going to Ardan for a few years now and have never had a negative experience in all of my visits. Helena and Ellie, the owners, are always there and pop out to say hi which is so nice in a time where customer service seems to be a thing of the past.\r\n\r\nI have received many different services from Ardan, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures as well as purchasing the majority of my products from them... the OE line is amazing and Helena is very knowledgable of what products will work the best- I hate putting moisturizer on my face and feeling greasy all day- the OE that she recommended is amazing and no oily greasy feeling all day!\r\n\r\nThe services are always top notch here as well with a staff that is professionally trained and takes the time to explain what they are doing. I always leave Ardan with a smile and look forward to my next visit.\r\n\r\n

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★★★★★

I have been going to Ardan for a few years now and have never had a negative experience in all of my visits. Helena and Ellie, the owners, are always there and pop out to say hi which is so nice in a time where customer service seems to be a thing of the past.\r\n\r\nI have received many different services from Ardan, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures as well as purchasing the majority of my products from them... the OE line is amazing and Helena is very knowledgable of what products will work the best- I hate putting moisturizer on my face and feeling greasy all day- the OE that she recommended is amazing and no oily greasy feeling all day!\r\n\r\nThe services are always top notch here as well with a staff that is professionally trained and takes the time to explain what they are doing. I always leave Ardan with a smile and look forward to my next visit.\r\n\r\n

Pros: Friendly, Knowledgable staff- close to Boston

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My recent experience at Ardan was exceptional. From the minute I arrived to the time I left, I knew I had made the right choice for my badly needed morning of pampering. The Staff were warm, inviting, customer orientated and most importantly knowledgeable about the services they provided. My Stylist, who before she cut my hair, took the time and effort to discuss different style options best suited for me. Having decided on a style, she then provided me with one of the best haircuts I ever had. I followed my haircut with a facial that was 60 minutes of unbridled relaxation leaving my face glowing. An experience I definitely intend to repeat in the near future.

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My recent experience at Ardan was exceptional. From the minute I arrived to the time I left, I knew I had made the right choice for my badly needed morning of pampering. The Staff were warm, inviting, customer orientated and most importantly knowledgeable about the services they provided. My Stylist, who before she cut my hair, took the time and effort to discuss different style options best suited for me. Having decided on a style, she then provided me with one of the best haircuts I ever had. I followed my haircut with a facial that was 60 minutes of unbridled relaxation leaving my face glowing. An experience I definitely intend to repeat in the near future.

Pros: Best Haircut and Facial Wellesley

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Had color with Helena today and cut with Ellie. I found Ardan a calming place in a fun and convenient location. Cut was good and color was just amazing! Helena was very lovely and clearly knows what she'd doing with color!! My only complaint was how LOOOOONG the cut, color, glaze, etc. took. I was there at 8:10 and left just after 12:30am. This was due to the owners being somewhat distracted. That said, I would definitely go back because I LOVED the color. Next time I will let them know exactly when I need to leave! Over four hours is just too long to sit in a salon! GREAT COLOR!!

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Had color with Helena today and cut with Ellie. I found Ardan a calming place in a fun and convenient location. Cut was good and color was just amazing! Helena was very lovely and clearly knows what she'd doing with color!! My only complaint was how LOOOOONG the cut, color, glaze, etc. took. I was there at 8:10 and left just after 12:30am. This was due to the owners being somewhat distracted. That said, I would definitely go back because I LOVED the color. Next time I will let them know exactly when I need to leave! Over four hours is just too long to sit in a salon! GREAT COLOR!!

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I moved here from NYC and a good friend suggested I try the salon......she had been a customer for years, but recently left.......she felt they no longer appreciated their old customers but waited on new ones with the best of service and delivered good results. I was VERY disappointed. No one was at the front desk upon arrivial, I had to stand around and wait for about 10 minutes....then, the owner took me and told me my hair was in poor shape due to all the ""Summer Sun""...(.I never sit in the sun without a hat.)....He insisted I purchase the extra conditioning treatment..""all the women in Wellesley do.....especially after""a long, hot summer in Nantucket! "" I said no thanks and he was very unpleasant after that! He constantly took phone calls, chatted with everyone as they walked by and I felt totally neglected! He really needs to go to a REAL salon in NYC and learn how its done.....everyone is happy and smiling.....sorry, owner, but you run a SERVICE BUSINESS! You work for us and our time is valuable too........too much fake smoozing and insincere compliments. He forgets that Wellesley women are as smart as there husbands and we know the game better than he does. he needs to take Sales 101.........and throw in extra setvices for free to his long-term clients.....if he has any...everyone leaves and heads down the street eventually.........Helena is very talented......just not worth the aggravation of the owner......no need to go to Newbury Street, but no need to over pay and be treated poorly. STOP pushing the products and extra services....it makes you look desperate!

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I moved here from NYC and a good friend suggested I try the salon......she had been a customer for years, but recently left.......she felt they no longer appreciated their old customers but waited on new ones with the best of service and delivered good results. I was VERY disappointed. No one was at the front desk upon arrivial, I had to stand around and wait for about 10 minutes....then, the owner took me and told me my hair was in poor shape due to all the ""Summer Sun""...(.I never sit in the sun without a hat.)....He insisted I purchase the extra conditioning treatment..""all the women in Wellesley do.....especially after""a long, hot summer in Nantucket! "" I said no thanks and he was very unpleasant after that! He constantly took phone calls, chatted with everyone as they walked by and I felt totally neglected! He really needs to go to a REAL salon in NYC and learn how its done.....everyone is happy and smiling.....sorry, owner, but you run a SERVICE BUSINESS! You work for us and our time is valuable too........too much fake smoozing and insincere compliments. He forgets that Wellesley women are as smart as there husbands and we know the game better than he does. he needs to take Sales 101.........and throw in extra setvices for free to his long-term clients.....if he has any...everyone leaves and heads down the street eventually.........Helena is very talented......just not worth the aggravation of the owner......no need to go to Newbury Street, but no need to over pay and be treated poorly. STOP pushing the products and extra services....it makes you look desperate!

Pros: Location, Parking

Cons: Always pushing extra services and products

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I visited Ardan Spa because my friend gave my a gift card to get my make up done. The gift card had expired but that law states that there are no expiration dates. I walked in, there were cameras there filming. The male employee there took me downstairs so that they wouldn't hear then told me that " everything expires sweetheart!"- obviously talking down to me! then proceeded to tell me I couldnt get my make up done because there were people filming there. I said but i have an appointment he said " too bad you cant!" A woman overheard and interupted saying she was going to take me upstairs and do my make up and that it was ok!The way that man treated me was disgraceful! Even thoughh the lady that did my make up was polite and i never want to go back there again!

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I visited Ardan Spa because my friend gave my a gift card to get my make up done. The gift card had expired but that law states that there are no expiration dates. I walked in, there were cameras there filming. The male employee there took me downstairs so that they wouldn't hear then told me that " everything expires sweetheart!"- obviously talking down to me! then proceeded to tell me I couldnt get my make up done because there were people filming there. I said but i have an appointment he said " too bad you cant!" A woman overheard and interupted saying she was going to take me upstairs and do my make up and that it was ok!The way that man treated me was disgraceful! Even thoughh the lady that did my make up was polite and i never want to go back there again!

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Every time I go to Ardan everything is of the highest quality. The service is great, the employees are very friendly, offering me refreshments and asking me if there was anything they could get for me while my color was processing. My hair came out beautiful and it was everything I expected it to be. Their hair products are the best around. Kerastase products make my hair feel so healthy and keep it looking shiny. I have also gotten lazer hair removal treatments and it was quick and painless and very effective. The salon is very clean and very beautiful. I recommend Ardan to all of my friends and family. I always leave with a big smile on my face and very satisfied.

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Every time I go to Ardan everything is of the highest quality. The service is great, the employees are very friendly, offering me refreshments and asking me if there was anything they could get for me while my color was processing. My hair came out beautiful and it was everything I expected it to be. Their hair products are the best around. Kerastase products make my hair feel so healthy and keep it looking shiny. I have also gotten lazer hair removal treatments and it was quick and painless and very effective. The salon is very clean and very beautiful. I recommend Ardan to all of my friends and family. I always leave with a big smile on my face and very satisfied.

Pros: Friendly, clean, quality service and products

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This place won Best of Boston OK. I don't know what the big deal is because my color was the worst I ever had .I mean I was just so upset of the way they treated me and how my hair came out that I had to write a review.I waited for 15 minutes to have the stylist work on my hair.Than she try telling me that I need a treatment before my color trying to push something that I know I didn't need.Than when it was time for my hair hair cut the man stylist try pushing the treatment again by this time all I wanted to do was grab my bags and leave.I went in there thinking that it was this great place and it was a nightmare and the hole vibe of the place was very negative the only good thing I can say is that is a pretty place.\r\nI will never go back .

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This place won Best of Boston OK. I don't know what the big deal is because my color was the worst I ever had .I mean I was just so upset of the way they treated me and how my hair came out that I had to write a review.I waited for 15 minutes to have the stylist work on my hair.Than she try telling me that I need a treatment before my color trying to push something that I know I didn't need.Than when it was time for my hair hair cut the man stylist try pushing the treatment again by this time all I wanted to do was grab my bags and leave.I went in there thinking that it was this great place and it was a nightmare and the hole vibe of the place was very negative the only good thing I can say is that is a pretty place.\r\nI will never go back .

Pros: Great Parking

Cons: Expensive , Not friendly

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I agree that the salon is small and the staff seem a tad disorganized. It would be nice to have places to sit. That said, for me, the whole idea is to get quality color and styling. Ardan does that.

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I agree that the salon is small and the staff seem a tad disorganized. It would be nice to have places to sit. That said, for me, the whole idea is to get quality color and styling. Ardan does that.

Pros: Work is well done

Cons: Salon is too small

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moved from New York and needed to find a new colorist. I read in Boston Magazine Helena got the best color award. The color was better than I got in New York. Elie's haircut was so great and easy to take care of. I was so happy with Ardan's services that I had laser hair removal, the results were great. I recommend Ardan, you won't be disappointed.

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moved from New York and needed to find a new colorist. I read in Boston Magazine Helena got the best color award. The color was better than I got in New York. Elie's haircut was so great and easy to take care of. I was so happy with Ardan's services that I had laser hair removal, the results were great. I recommend Ardan, you won't be disappointed.

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I wish I had read the reviews before I booked an appointment for single process with full foils and a cut. Helene received a great review from Boston Magazine's annual issue of the best so I thought it would be worth the money. The best I can say is that it wasn't the worst color and cut I've ever had but it's the worst for the amount of money I spent. Mediocre at best. I'll never go back.

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I wish I had read the reviews before I booked an appointment for single process with full foils and a cut. Helene received a great review from Boston Magazine's annual issue of the best so I thought it would be worth the money. The best I can say is that it wasn't the worst color and cut I've ever had but it's the worst for the amount of money I spent. Mediocre at best. I'll never go back.

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I just moved to the area from NY. FInding a hair salon is very difficult. I had one bad hair cut from another place. I then went to Newbury street to get straightened out . The cut was fine but he messed up my color. I went to Helena to get ""fixed"". My highlights are amazing. I think even better than from my colorist in NY. Although I am not dissatified with my hair cut from Newbury street, I plan on having Ellie cut my hair the next time. This is the best find ever. Helena is also very accommodating.!! I am hooked!

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I just moved to the area from NY. FInding a hair salon is very difficult. I had one bad hair cut from another place. I then went to Newbury street to get straightened out . The cut was fine but he messed up my color. I went to Helena to get ""fixed"". My highlights are amazing. I think even better than from my colorist in NY. Although I am not dissatified with my hair cut from Newbury street, I plan on having Ellie cut my hair the next time. This is the best find ever. Helena is also very accommodating.!! I am hooked!

Pros: Very friendly , lovely salon

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\r\nI have been cutting my hair with Ellie for two years, I used to go to a salon on Newbury, but even though it's more convenient to go to Newbury Street, since I live in Boston. Ellie's cuts look great and stay looking good longer than any cuts I have had in the past. So, with my busy schedule I don't have to cut my hair every three weeks, also an added bonus given the current economic state. I also like to book in a massage as well while I'm there, the masseuse is amazing and really helps to relieve some of my back pain and stress!\r\n\r\nSo, it's well worth the trip to Wellesley to go to Ardan. And now, my wife goes to Helena for color, she was hooked after her first visit and seeing Helena's Best of Boston award.

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\r\nI have been cutting my hair with Ellie for two years, I used to go to a salon on Newbury, but even though it's more convenient to go to Newbury Street, since I live in Boston. Ellie's cuts look great and stay looking good longer than any cuts I have had in the past. So, with my busy schedule I don't have to cut my hair every three weeks, also an added bonus given the current economic state. I also like to book in a massage as well while I'm there, the masseuse is amazing and really helps to relieve some of my back pain and stress!\r\n\r\nSo, it's well worth the trip to Wellesley to go to Ardan. And now, my wife goes to Helena for color, she was hooked after her first visit and seeing Helena's Best of Boston award.

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Throughout my struggles with chemically-damaged, course, highlighted hair, I have been a long time consumer of expensive hair styling and color on Newbury Street.....tried out a multitude of places and have generally been happy with the results. Recently I ventured out to Ardan Spa in Wellesley after reading that the colorist there got Best of Boston 2008. This place beats all the places I've been on Newbury and is worth the trip out of the city.\r\n\r\nElie gives me the best cut I've ever had. He is confident and clearly has tons of experience. His wife, Helena, fixed my over-processed blond to look natural, just as I had hoped. They use and sell top of the line products and never push you into products you don't need. \r\n\r\nJust as good as the hair cut and color are is the atmosphere. It is sophisticated and luxurious without the ""your not pretty enough to come in here"" attitude. The couple clearly takes their work seriously and loves what they do. They greet everyone with warmth and professionalism. They are honest and artistic. It is a no nonsense salon and spa where you are sure to get treated to the very best in hair and skin care while feeling comfortable and welcome. Ardan spa is edgy and fun with pieces of NYC sophistication while at the same time intimate and down-to-earth. Highly recommend it!

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★★★★★

Throughout my struggles with chemically-damaged, course, highlighted hair, I have been a long time consumer of expensive hair styling and color on Newbury Street.....tried out a multitude of places and have generally been happy with the results. Recently I ventured out to Ardan Spa in Wellesley after reading that the colorist there got Best of Boston 2008. This place beats all the places I've been on Newbury and is worth the trip out of the city.\r\n\r\nElie gives me the best cut I've ever had. He is confident and clearly has tons of experience. His wife, Helena, fixed my over-processed blond to look natural, just as I had hoped. They use and sell top of the line products and never push you into products you don't need. \r\n\r\nJust as good as the hair cut and color are is the atmosphere. It is sophisticated and luxurious without the ""your not pretty enough to come in here"" attitude. The couple clearly takes their work seriously and loves what they do. They greet everyone with warmth and professionalism. They are honest and artistic. It is a no nonsense salon and spa where you are sure to get treated to the very best in hair and skin care while feeling comfortable and welcome. Ardan spa is edgy and fun with pieces of NYC sophistication while at the same time intimate and down-to-earth. Highly recommend it!

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MY HAIR IS RUINED!! My new stylist couldn't believe where it was done!! \r\n\r\nLazy, sloppy hair services and very expensive!! I know its Wellesley, so shouldn't you get what you pay for? I saw Helena for color and I was treated like another notch in the her belt, like I meant nothing but $$$. Her husband Elie wouldn't leave me alone, bragging about all of his ""famous"" clients and telling me when they would be in. Save your money and go anywhere else!\r\n\r\n

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MY HAIR IS RUINED!! My new stylist couldn't believe where it was done!! \r\n\r\nLazy, sloppy hair services and very expensive!! I know its Wellesley, so shouldn't you get what you pay for? I saw Helena for color and I was treated like another notch in the her belt, like I meant nothing but $$$. Her husband Elie wouldn't leave me alone, bragging about all of his ""famous"" clients and telling me when they would be in. Save your money and go anywhere else!\r\n\r\n

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I met Helena when I walked into Ardan and asked if she could ""Please do something!"" to fix my hair after a disastrous coloring job at another salon. That was many years ago and I've never looked back! Her skill with color is amazing - especially for those of us who have to contend with gray. Her skill as a colorist is rivalled by her skill as a stylist. She listens to my requests and incorporates them into a great cut with a little contemporary edge. I'm sure she could create exactly the same look for me time after time if that's what I asked her to do but how boring would that be! I always feel 'new' when I leave the salon. My hair looks natural, shiny and up to date. And I get compliments from total strangers on my cut and color all the time! And believe me, that never happened when I was younger or before I started going to Ardan! Some other reviewers seemed to feel that the staff was pushy about trying to sell clients extra products or services. My experience has been that while products and services are often suggested to me, I have never been made to feel uncomfortable if I declined to purchase them, and I have been extremely satisfied with the ones I have bought. \r\nSpending time at Ardan is really relaxing too - I get a little pampering, I get to read those great gossipy fashion mags, I have an excuse to sit and stare into space if I want to, the pressures of life fade - and when I leave, I feel like I look terrific so I feel confident enough to take on the world. What could be better!

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I met Helena when I walked into Ardan and asked if she could ""Please do something!"" to fix my hair after a disastrous coloring job at another salon. That was many years ago and I've never looked back! Her skill with color is amazing - especially for those of us who have to contend with gray. Her skill as a colorist is rivalled by her skill as a stylist. She listens to my requests and incorporates them into a great cut with a little contemporary edge. I'm sure she could create exactly the same look for me time after time if that's what I asked her to do but how boring would that be! I always feel 'new' when I leave the salon. My hair looks natural, shiny and up to date. And I get compliments from total strangers on my cut and color all the time! And believe me, that never happened when I was younger or before I started going to Ardan! Some other reviewers seemed to feel that the staff was pushy about trying to sell clients extra products or services. My experience has been that while products and services are often suggested to me, I have never been made to feel uncomfortable if I declined to purchase them, and I have been extremely satisfied with the ones I have bought. \r\nSpending time at Ardan is really relaxing too - I get a little pampering, I get to read those great gossipy fashion mags, I have an excuse to sit and stare into space if I want to, the pressures of life fade - and when I leave, I feel like I look terrific so I feel confident enough to take on the world. What could be better!

Pros: beautiful recently renovated space; very serene

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Ardan is an excellent salon. It is a little pricey but worth it as your hair/eyebrows etc. will come out looking excellent. Its useless to go somewhere cheap trying to get results and then be displeased. Spend the money, go to Ardan and get your hair done properly!! Helena is a lovely woman with years of experience and always does a beautiful job. The staff work in an efficient fashion, and are very professional. I'd recommend it highly.

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Ardan is an excellent salon. It is a little pricey but worth it as your hair/eyebrows etc. will come out looking excellent. Its useless to go somewhere cheap trying to get results and then be displeased. Spend the money, go to Ardan and get your hair done properly!! Helena is a lovely woman with years of experience and always does a beautiful job. The staff work in an efficient fashion, and are very professional. I'd recommend it highly.

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I have been going to Ardan for a number of years. Helena Cohen is by far the best colorist on the east coast. I constantly receive compliments from both friends and strangers about my hair and skin. Helena keeps my style contemporary but appropriate for my age. She uses the nicest products and her skincare line is unmatched by anyone. The most impressive difference about Ardan is that Helena truly cares about her clients in a genuine way. Helena and Elie are ""hands on"" business owners and it shows in the beauty they create through their work and dedication every day. I wouldn't go anywhere else. The ""Best"" salon and spa in Massachusetts!

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★★★★★

I have been going to Ardan for a number of years. Helena Cohen is by far the best colorist on the east coast. I constantly receive compliments from both friends and strangers about my hair and skin. Helena keeps my style contemporary but appropriate for my age. She uses the nicest products and her skincare line is unmatched by anyone. The most impressive difference about Ardan is that Helena truly cares about her clients in a genuine way. Helena and Elie are ""hands on"" business owners and it shows in the beauty they create through their work and dedication every day. I wouldn't go anywhere else. The ""Best"" salon and spa in Massachusetts!

Pros: Nicest environment, nicest products, most skilled people

Cons: Have to book appointments in advance because they are usually booked up.

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I have to add that I just came back to Helena and Ellie because my new job brought me into the city and I had trouble getting out to Ardan, but thank god I came back. Today Helena fixed my color after about three months of terrible experiences elsewhere, and Ellie gave me the best cut I have ever had in my life. They are soooo awesome, and I trust them implicitly. \r\n\r\nI have been coming to Ardan for a little over five years now, and I am consistently impressed with how professional, smart, kind, and caring Helena, Elie, and the entire staff are at the salon. I used to go to a well-known, five-star, Boston salon, but have received more attention and excellent service at Ardan since I made the switch. I have thick and difficult-to-manage hair, and I am rather picky about color, but Helena was able to make such a difference in the overall quality of my color! Elie has been amazing at giving me just the right cut, so that I can still deal with heavy business travel, and constant airtravel without having fly-away, messy style. What impresses me the most, though, is how kind, and fun they both are. Life is too short to be working with lots of attitude and snobbery. Elie and Helena run the kind of spa that will take care of clientele with the highest standards of excellence. I go at least once a month, and I really couldn't manage without doing so! Thank you, Ardan!

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I have to add that I just came back to Helena and Ellie because my new job brought me into the city and I had trouble getting out to Ardan, but thank god I came back. Today Helena fixed my color after about three months of terrible experiences elsewhere, and Ellie gave me the best cut I have ever had in my life. They are soooo awesome, and I trust them implicitly. \r\n\r\nI have been coming to Ardan for a little over five years now, and I am consistently impressed with how professional, smart, kind, and caring Helena, Elie, and the entire staff are at the salon. I used to go to a well-known, five-star, Boston salon, but have received more attention and excellent service at Ardan since I made the switch. I have thick and difficult-to-manage hair, and I am rather picky about color, but Helena was able to make such a difference in the overall quality of my color! Elie has been amazing at giving me just the right cut, so that I can still deal with heavy business travel, and constant airtravel without having fly-away, messy style. What impresses me the most, though, is how kind, and fun they both are. Life is too short to be working with lots of attitude and snobbery. Elie and Helena run the kind of spa that will take care of clientele with the highest standards of excellence. I go at least once a month, and I really couldn't manage without doing so! Thank you, Ardan!

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I had read great things about Ardan and so booked for a facial. Immediately the receptionist tried to sell me a more expensive facial, which I resisted. As soon as Vicki met me, she tried to sell me the more expensive facial, which to again I said no thanks. I was looking forward to a conventional facial. I find it very distasteful to be sold lots of things when I am going for a service that is supposed to be relaxing. I did agree, however, to have my eyebrows threaded. BIG MISTAKE. Vicki was clearly inexperienced and did not know what she was doing - she took a very long time trying to fix her mistakes and I am suffering the consequences. I only realized when I got to my car (conveniently they did not have a mirror in the room!) that one eyebrow was considerably shorter and thinner than the other. Very obviously so - even my 6 year old immediately noticed! The facial was good, although they did not use steam extraction. My skin looked good afterwards. Vicki pushed products and when I came upstairs to pay, she had an assortment sitting on the counter waiting for my purchase. In Wellesley you feel very self-conscious when they set you up like this. When I asked how much they cost she said ''Oh they are not very expensive, less than $100"" I decided to buy 2 products, but when I got my credit card receipt to sign I realized she meant less than $100 per item, not less than $100 for the assortment of products (one face oil alone cost $89!) . I wrote it off as a splurge as I did like the products as mentioned and I felt the facial was fine. Bottom line, if you don't mind a hard sell and can stay firm with respect to not buying product, it is a decent facial. I wouldn't trust the threading or waxing.

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I had read great things about Ardan and so booked for a facial. Immediately the receptionist tried to sell me a more expensive facial, which I resisted. As soon as Vicki met me, she tried to sell me the more expensive facial, which to again I said no thanks. I was looking forward to a conventional facial. I find it very distasteful to be sold lots of things when I am going for a service that is supposed to be relaxing. I did agree, however, to have my eyebrows threaded. BIG MISTAKE. Vicki was clearly inexperienced and did not know what she was doing - she took a very long time trying to fix her mistakes and I am suffering the consequences. I only realized when I got to my car (conveniently they did not have a mirror in the room!) that one eyebrow was considerably shorter and thinner than the other. Very obviously so - even my 6 year old immediately noticed! The facial was good, although they did not use steam extraction. My skin looked good afterwards. Vicki pushed products and when I came upstairs to pay, she had an assortment sitting on the counter waiting for my purchase. In Wellesley you feel very self-conscious when they set you up like this. When I asked how much they cost she said ''Oh they are not very expensive, less than $100"" I decided to buy 2 products, but when I got my credit card receipt to sign I realized she meant less than $100 per item, not less than $100 for the assortment of products (one face oil alone cost $89!) . I wrote it off as a splurge as I did like the products as mentioned and I felt the facial was fine. Bottom line, if you don't mind a hard sell and can stay firm with respect to not buying product, it is a decent facial. I wouldn't trust the threading or waxing.

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I?ve been using this place for a number of years and I was never disappointed. The quality is first class, the service is good and the products offered are just fabulous!\r\n

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★★★★★

I?ve been using this place for a number of years and I was never disappointed. The quality is first class, the service is good and the products offered are just fabulous!\r\n

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Honestly, BEST OF BOSTON it is.....the best haircut, color and facial ive ever had. I also recently went for laser hair removal and am excited to go back as the results are perfect. Excellent staff and a nice quiet atmosphere....will def go back....

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Honestly, BEST OF BOSTON it is.....the best haircut, color and facial ive ever had. I also recently went for laser hair removal and am excited to go back as the results are perfect. Excellent staff and a nice quiet atmosphere....will def go back....

Pros: Courteous and relaxing with great results

Cons: Can't think of one!

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I can't tell you about the quality of the service, because I never got that far. I am new to the area and made an appointment for a haircut to try the spa. I received a confirmation email with the time of my appointment. When I arrived, I waited in their tiny front room (no place to sit!) for more than 10 mintues while employees came and went and ignored me. Finally the receiptionist (?) jogged up from downstairs with a drink, and informed me my appointment wasn't for another hour, how about I go shopping? I checked my email and told her that I was confirmed for this time. She informed me that *I* must be mistaken, or that there was a ""miscommunication."" No apology, not even an offer of coffee while I waited, just a suggestion that I leave. I won't try again. No matter how talented a business thinks it is, it cannot survive without respect for its clientele, even new ones.

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I can't tell you about the quality of the service, because I never got that far. I am new to the area and made an appointment for a haircut to try the spa. I received a confirmation email with the time of my appointment. When I arrived, I waited in their tiny front room (no place to sit!) for more than 10 mintues while employees came and went and ignored me. Finally the receiptionist (?) jogged up from downstairs with a drink, and informed me my appointment wasn't for another hour, how about I go shopping? I checked my email and told her that I was confirmed for this time. She informed me that *I* must be mistaken, or that there was a ""miscommunication."" No apology, not even an offer of coffee while I waited, just a suggestion that I leave. I won't try again. No matter how talented a business thinks it is, it cannot survive without respect for its clientele, even new ones.

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I can't tell you about the quality of the service, because I never got that far. I am new to the area and made an appointment for a haircut to try the spa. When I arrived, I waited in their tiny front room (no place to sit!!!) for more than ten minutes while employees came and went and ignored me. Finally the receptionist (?) jogged up from downstairs with a drink and told me my appointment was not for another hour and how about I go shopping? I check my email and told her the confirmation I received was for this time. She informed me that *I* was mistaken, or that it was a "miscommunication," no apology, not even an offer of coffee while I waited, just a suggestion that I leave. I won't try again. No matter how much a business thinks of itself, it cannot survive without respect for its clientele, even the new ones.

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I can't tell you about the quality of the service, because I never got that far. I am new to the area and made an appointment for a haircut to try the spa. When I arrived, I waited in their tiny front room (no place to sit!!!) for more than ten minutes while employees came and went and ignored me. Finally the receptionist (?) jogged up from downstairs with a drink and told me my appointment was not for another hour and how about I go shopping? I check my email and told her the confirmation I received was for this time. She informed me that *I* was mistaken, or that it was a "miscommunication," no apology, not even an offer of coffee while I waited, just a suggestion that I leave. I won't try again. No matter how much a business thinks of itself, it cannot survive without respect for its clientele, even the new ones.

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I had my color and cut on Newbury Street. What a disaster. I went to Ardan to fix my hair. Elie and Helena did wonders. I love my hair, they are so kind and professional. The products made my hair feel so silky. I am so happy I found Ardan, they are my new salon.

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I had my color and cut on Newbury Street. What a disaster. I went to Ardan to fix my hair. Elie and Helena did wonders. I love my hair, they are so kind and professional. The products made my hair feel so silky. I am so happy I found Ardan, they are my new salon.

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I recently went here for a single process color and haircut. I am new to the area and was treated very nicely, but the results of the work were way below par. Specifically, after advising the colorist to make sure that the product would color my grey roots, after 2 days the color has oxidized; and that was after she insisted I receive an additional treatment to insure the color would hold. It did not even look quite dark enough when it was rinsed and think she could have checked the color before I left to make sure it worked but it was so busy there that it felt like a factory.

The person who cut my hair gave me the worst haircut I ever had...and all he had to do was trim my short hair. Instead he severely cut the hair so short that it looks more punk than flattering. Its awful and I had to try to fix it by trimming some areas when I came home.
I also do not appreciate the constant pushing of products while I am at a salon. For the prices charged, someone could at least offer water or coffee as in other salons.
I will nevber go back there and absolutely do not recommend it.

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★☆☆☆☆

I recently went here for a single process color and haircut. I am new to the area and was treated very nicely, but the results of the work were way below par. Specifically, after advising the colorist to make sure that the product would color my grey roots, after 2 days the color has oxidized; and that was after she insisted I receive an additional treatment to insure the color would hold. It did not even look quite dark enough when it was rinsed and think she could have checked the color before I left to make sure it worked but it was so busy there that it felt like a factory.

The person who cut my hair gave me the worst haircut I ever had...and all he had to do was trim my short hair. Instead he severely cut the hair so short that it looks more punk than flattering. Its awful and I had to try to fix it by trimming some areas when I came home.
I also do not appreciate the constant pushing of products while I am at a salon. For the prices charged, someone could at least offer water or coffee as in other salons.
I will nevber go back there and absolutely do not recommend it.

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Overall bad experience. Pushy with their products and other services, to the point of insulting your hair/skin care in order to promote their lines. There are many good reviews of this salon on citysearch and that factored into my choosing them. I just think people should also be aware of the negative. The colorist Helene is fine, but Ellie's hair cut left a lot to be desired.

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★☆☆☆☆

Overall bad experience. Pushy with their products and other services, to the point of insulting your hair/skin care in order to promote their lines. There are many good reviews of this salon on citysearch and that factored into my choosing them. I just think people should also be aware of the negative. The colorist Helene is fine, but Ellie's hair cut left a lot to be desired.

Pros: nice atmosphere

Cons: high prices, aggressive salesmanship, mediocre cut

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Recently I went to Ardan and everything was excellent! I received the best color that I've ever had and, I've paid up to 3 times as much elsewhere at numerous reputable salons in downtown Boston. The cut was great too. This salon is truly a beautiful place. It's ultra chic but very comfortable and, the music is so soothing, even when the salon is very busy. The salon staff is amazing too and they really listen to what you want, and then give you something even better than you expected. I have come back to get a pedicure since and the woman really got rid of the rough spots on the soles of my feet. I would recommend this salon to anyone who expects perfection and wants to feel fresh and content when they leave.

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★★★★★

Recently I went to Ardan and everything was excellent! I received the best color that I've ever had and, I've paid up to 3 times as much elsewhere at numerous reputable salons in downtown Boston. The cut was great too. This salon is truly a beautiful place. It's ultra chic but very comfortable and, the music is so soothing, even when the salon is very busy. The salon staff is amazing too and they really listen to what you want, and then give you something even better than you expected. I have come back to get a pedicure since and the woman really got rid of the rough spots on the soles of my feet. I would recommend this salon to anyone who expects perfection and wants to feel fresh and content when they leave.

Pros: color, cuts, pedicures, massage,

Cons: haven't experienced any

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Beautifying treatments include hair styling and coloring, makeup, facials, body wraps, Botox, nail care, threading, laser hair removal and massage.

 

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