Named after the colorful bracelets that jangle on the wrists of many Indian women, Ruby’s Bangles gives its patrons an opportunity to partake in ancient Eastern beauty rituals. In the spa, aestheticians use eyebrow threading techniques inspired by Egyptian beauty rituals to remove unwanted hair. Skilled henna artists can transform hands and feet with dramatic plant-ink designs. The store's boutique boasts a wide selection of Indian-inspired jewelry, including bindis, necklaces, bangles, and hip chains for belly dancing or keeping prank-prone jeans from running away.
International Day Spa has been supplying Redlands-area pamperistas with relaxing and beautifying treatments for more than 21 years. In the Massage à Trois service, couples take turns receiving one-hour Swedish/American massages. The partner not currently receiving the massage is encouraged to participate with the therapist, learning techniques that can be used at home or at stressful youth soccer games. After both partners have received their massage, couples are invited to relax in the Turkish steam room, attacking their already weakened stress levels with an assault of vapors and withering criticism. Solo spa goers can opt instead to partake of the spa’s other services, including hot-stone massage ($95+), facials (generally $45–$235), and hydrotherapy services, such as aromatherapy body buffing or salt glow with a relaxing Vichy shower ($55).
The stylists of Mon Amie Salon prettify hair, deftly apply makeup, and carefully wax away wayward fuzz. Scissor-wielding pros cut and style locks ($30–$40), deep-conditioning listless strands into go-getting paragons of the hair community ($10). For an all-over hue boost, mane mavens deliver a color infusion with the Lakme color collage, which dispatches a soy-based product to soften the hair fiber, feng shui the scalp, and create long-lasting, shiny color ($55+). Makeup artists conduct personalized sessions on proper application, bestowing clients with a personal take-home chart ($40), while eyebrow and facial waxing sessions keep unwanted tendrils at bay ($15 each). Visitors to the earthy salon sip on complimentary beverages while lounging amidst textured walls, wooden floors, and decorative mirrors that reflect what you’d look like with a beard.