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Best Massage Therapist

Readers' Choice: Laurie DeMeyer

Specializes in Thai yoga massage. a,

Best Hair Salon

Readers' Choice: Art + Science

a 1554 N. Milwaukee, 773-227-4247; 1971 N. Halsted, 312-787-4247; and 811 Church, Evanston, 847-864-4247;

Best Hairstylist for Women

Reader's Choice: Bathsheba Nemerovski

It seems like half the hipsters in the city (female and male) get their locks artfully chopped by Sheba, which means you could be waiting a while for the next available appointment. Her loyal clients appreciate the lack of small talk and her on-the-spot approach to styling—don't expect her to just copy that picture of Jessica Alba you brought in. a Sine Qua Non, 3471 N. Lincoln, 773-404-8769, and 2766 N. Lincoln, 773-871-2280, —Heather Kenny

Readers' Choice: Anna Gonzales

a Twisted Scissors, 2001 N. Point, 773-227-1007,

Best Hairstylist for Men

Readers' Choice: Zen for Men Salon (no stylist specified)

a 2958 W. Fullerton, second floor, 773-227-3400,

Best Mani-Pedi

Readers' Choice: Arbré Nail Spa

a 1244 N. Wells, 312-274-9935,

Best Tattoo Artist

Readers' Choice: Dawn Grace Russell

a Tattoo Factory, 4441 N. Broadway, 773- 989-4077, or

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