by Erica Hinton

Our readers voted and the results are in! Whether looking for the best cut and color, the most knowledgeable realtor, or where to turn for the best smile in town, be sure to check out these favorites:

Everyone wants to look and feel their best, right? When it comes to the perfect cut and color, look no further than Dsparada Color Salon, where owner and celebrity stylist, Don Stacy, wows clients with innovative techniques and an exclusive coloring process. Also winning top honors is Twisted Scizzors, where they combine artistry and philanthropy to give you a one-of-a-kind experience. For a full-body makeover, head to The Skin Spa of Wake Forest, a full-service day spa specializing in everything from skin care and body waxing, to microblading and massage therapy.

You won’t have any problems getting your family to the dentist if you choose the practice of Dr. Edmund Suh at Supremia Dentistry, where they blend modern technologies, innovative techniques and compassion to bring you a comfortable and pain-free experience. Another place to work on your perfect smile is Gladwell Orthodontics, North Carolina’s number one Invisalign provider, that also offers a mobile scan center. That’s right—they come to you! If your eyes are in need of a little TLC, your best bet, unifying optometry with the art of helping patients live their best lives.

When it’s time for a little shopping, check out Morrisville’s Park West Village. Voted best outdoor mall, this is the ultimate shopping experience, integrating major retailers, upscale dining, a movie theatre and more. Those shopping for their special someone should take a trip to Raleigh Diamond Fine Jewelry, Raleigh’s largest fine jewelry store, where you can take in their massive 10,000-square-foot showroom while sipping on a complimentary glass of wine. When searching for a new car, you can’t go wrong with Johnson Automotive. Their flagship location, Johnson Lexus of Raleigh, is known as the premier luxury dealership from the Triangle to the coast, offering a world-class ownership experience. Wake readers also love the experience at Atlantic Tire & Service, which has four area shops where the mindset is to treat the customer like family.

If you’re in the market for a home, look to Lennar, which not only builds houses, but entire communities in the best locations using market-tested designs. Whether looking to buy or sell a home, let The Jim Allen Group work for you. Their team of agents has more combined experience than any other real estate team in the Triangle. Readers also voted Molly Bonis, Realtor, as the area’s best buyer’s agent and realtor because of her dedication to helping her clients realize their homeownership dreams. If you want to help others with their dreams of homeownership, volunteer some time with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, voted best philanthropic organization.

When it’s time to outfit your home inside and out, readers love the great deals at Heavner Furniture Market, as well as the selection at Whitley Furniture Galleries in Zebulon, which has been family-owned and operated since 1909. Visit the Triangle’s largest flooring showroom at Brentwood Flooring America, where you’ll be greeted by their rescue yellow lab, Cassie. Then, head to Audio Advice for the most expansive selection of home audio, smart home systems, and home theaters in the Carolinas. Patio Pro will get your outdoors looking great with quality casual furniture, and Rising Sun Pools & Spas can transform it into a backyard oasis.

Whether insuring your home, car or business, Carter Glass Insurance Agency will build the best policy, along with a lifetime relationship. Best law firm goes to the family practice of Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton, with more than 125 years of combined experience across all service areas.

This area is lucky to have so many great medical facilities. Voted best among them are UNC Urgent Care for your unexpected illnesses and minor injuries, and WakeMed Children’s Emergency Department, with the county’s only pediatric intensive care unit.

Check out our complete winner profiles, along with features on patios, homebuying, coastal travel, entertainment, and a list of what’s happening around town this summer—all at