Hingham >Maxine Salon
1 Derby St Ste 3, Hingham, MA | Directions 0204342.180676 -70.900436
Wed 9:30am-8pm Fri 9:30am-6pm Sat 8am-5pm
Disappointing! – Yikes. Let me start by saying that the owner of this salon, Ronit, is one of the nicest people ever, and she hires really nice people. On my first visit, I was impressed with her. My highlights were good but pricey; the haircut was mediocre but pricey; and they pushed products on me, but everyone was so nice that I went back to give them a second chance.
The second time they were offering a promotion where you could get weekend lashes done with a haircut. The cut was terrible - when I got home, my husband asked if they had even cut my hair - and when I went to get a real cut at a different place the stylist showed me how my hair had been cut lopsidedly, with uneven layers. Worse, as I discovered later, the makeup artist attached the fake lashes to my lashes instead of to my eyelids. She told me they would come off in a few days. Three weeks later I was still trying to get the fake lashes off because of the absurd amount of glue she used. Finally, my horrified esthetician recommended baby oil, which worked, although I ended up losing most of my own eyelashes in the process.
I couldn't justify going back again after this no matter how nice the people were. I might expect this from a cheap salon, but it cost close to $400 to get decent highlights, a terrible haircut, and to lose my eyelashes.
Great Haircut but was NOT listened to! – I've been hoping to find a salon for my thick curly hair. Maxime Salon had pretty good reviews and since the owner has curly hair I gave it a try. Initial impression, wow! Friendly staff, consultation area away from the service area, it appeared that I hit the jackpot. Excellent shampoo with head massage, a quick wet cut with another consultation by the owner. Then the trouble began.
The owner, Ronit, had a side conversation with the assistant who wisked me away for a 'hair facial'. I was treated to a luxurious deep conditioning treatment with two different products; oil then shea butter under the dryer for my very dry hair. Another shampoo & head massage and 20 minutes later, I was ready for a blow-out with the assistant - another 10 to 15 minutes. After my hair was stick straight, Ronit came back over to do a dry cut to polish the style. I was then sold two products - shown about 6 for my dry hair but at $28+ a pop I bought only 2. Then my jaw dropped when they told me the cost for a haircut, deep conditioning and blow out, with 2 products, $195!!!!!!!
The problem with all of this was simply this: When I booked, I asked specifically for an expert in cutting and styling curly hair - I left Maxime with stick straight hair! No one listened to me; the receptionist, the shampoo assistant, Ronit's assistant, or Ronit! I spent quite a bit of time explaining to everyone that I did not want to heat damage my hair any more and wanted to work with my natural curl.
I specifically asked when I booked for a professional with experience in cutting & styling curly hair. I was disappointed because although the cut DOES work with curly hair, I did not know it until I got home and wet my own hair down and styled it myself - after paying $195 for a cut, deep condition and 2 products! My hair was stick straight when I left that salon.....
Ann I take it as a compliment coming from you! LOL
Caution - overpriced – This salon is beautiful - trendy - stylish
The haircuts I got there were not sylish
They were done by ordinary run of the mill hairstylers.
I used to go because of an expert colorist who has since left.
Now I go down to another local salon - pay 1/2 the money - get my hair cut by the owner - and feel great about all the savings.
If I could do it all over again, I would never have made a first appointment at Maxime. I could have saved myself thousands of dollars.
You Girls Got it Going ON!!! – I can't tell you how Happy I was with my experience at your Salon. In all my years of having my hair done (trust me it's been ALOT!!!) I have NEVER experienced anything like it. From start to finish it was AMAZING.
You people should have a REALITY SHOW.....I've never met so many beautiful, young, talented, extremely pleasant young woman in one room at one time in my life!! No fighting, no Bantering back and forth about what she did or didn't do, no unnecessary conversation about "What should I wear tonight....or do you know what my boyfriend did...I can't believe he didn't call me"...it was purely all about the customer.
I am so glad I walked in MAXIME'S SALON....I am looking forward to a long relationship with your staff.........don't change a thing!!! You girls got it going on!!!
I have already call my family and friends and told them about my wonderful experience last evening...looking forward to my next visit. I can't wait for the weekend to SHOW of my new do!!!!
The best salon on the South Shore, by far. – I had an excellent visit to Maxime today. The staff is personal,
and importantly, continue to ask if you need any additional items,
coffee, water, etc. They keep you informed about what they
are going to do, and how long each segment will take. For busy
people, this is especially important.
Kelly is my colorist...and she has been doing my hair for about
4 months. She is excellent, has a professional approach and ensures
you are satisfied with the color before you walk out the door at the end
of your visit. Cassie has been cutting my hair -- great attitude,
upbeat, sure of herself, and most importantly, gives a great cut.
The extras that Maxime provides are a huge asset. Coffee, food, hot
towels, head rubs during shampoos. This really sets you apart from
the competition. It is one of three primary reasons I came back after
my first visit. The other two are quality of cut/color and personal
Great Salon – I walked into Maxime Salon one afternoon before my scheduled hair appointment on Newbury Street with quite a few inquiries. The owners husband was there and answered the questions I had and gave me a trifold of services and prices. I decided to give Maxime a try. For my color I was scheduled with the owner Ronit and she did a great job however the person I had my cut with could not perform up to my expectations. I expressed my dissatisfaction and Ronit immediately stepped in to solve the problem. She came through with flying colors. I have been going there for over a year and enjoy it every time I go. The staff is extremely friendly and go out of their way to help you. I originally went there to try and cut down on the cost from Newbury St. however, receive equal service. I don't know that I have saved that much in cost but the quality is great. The salon always has a lot of energy and exciting conversations.
Smiles,Smiles,Smiles – I just moved to the south shore from the city.I was very hesitant about going to a new salon because i have been going to the same salon on newbury street for 8 years.A friend referred me to maxime salon and i am very happy that i listened to her advice. Smiles,smiles,smiles.Everyone there was so friendly.The consultation was extremely thorough and they gave me their honest opinion and worked with my budget and what would actually look the best for me. I look forward to my next appointment!!!
Great Service, Great Expirience,Great results! – Great Service, Great experience ,Great results!
I have been a Maxime Guest for 2 years , the staff is always working together ,My hair color is beautiful . i love my blond tones, Melissa and Kelly who are so talented and has such great eye for color and they have great suggestions,Ronit The owner has put great amount of time and hart in the decor and the color department and it shows. i feel very welcomed each time i am in for services , i love all the Magazines selection, the fresh water Bar and tea Bar, it is where i can escape and feel relaxed , there is such great fun atmosphere ,and everybody is very nice, you get a luxury service in a relaxed atmosphere, and results are simply right.
Best Haircut on The South Shore! – Best haircut on The South Shore! It's tough to find a place that provdies quality, a nice environment... and does a great job. Maxime is a sure thing if you're looking for a Newbury Street style haircut south of the city. Great job at a great price... You can't beat it, I haven't been disappointed since I started going there 6 months ago!
Unexperianced! – I went to this salon HIGHLY reccomended, but in the end i would say it fell extremely short! Many of the stylists were not experianced, when trying to state what i wanted to do to my hair they said" yup, yup!" But never explained to me what they were going to do! After sitting around a table full of stranger while having color on my head and not being relax, I thought it couldn't get any worse. It did, While laying in the sink , i was soak down my back, and freezing. Once I sat in the chair to look at my color, it was nothing like I had wanted, it was brassy and orange!They then saw my reaction and said they need to fixed the color.Again i was left to see what the outcome would be, after reassuring me that it would be fine.Once again i was disappointed to see my hair had this red-purple to it! Leaving there with a awful color and paying a price that should have not been, I would never reccamend this to anyone...
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