Guests at Relax Spa and Beauty – Skincare Studio, winner of Citysearch's Best Relaxation Massage 2008, unwind with head-to-toe treatments. Aestheticians exfoliate complexions with one of their relaxing facials, uncovering brighter skin and erasing war paint left over from games of capture the flag. A collection of massage services coaxes tension from muscles, and body treatments remove dead skin cells from the surface with handmade scrubs or a eucalyptus body wash that cleans off unwanted grime and attracts neighborhood koala bears.
Celebrating their 10th year in business, Relax Spa and Beauty has temporarily relocated while they work to remodel and expand their original location. The updated location will reopen with a new look, services, products, and more. During the transition, clients can still take advantage of some of their award-winning services at their skincare studio, located inside Salon Republic.
Fire-engine-red walls and jet-black furnishings surround beauty transformations at Nail & Hair Bar, a fashion haven that upholds a high level of sanitization and keeps up-to-date on style trends. Nails varnished with mirror-silver polish reflect smiling faces and ceiling-dwelling ghosts as french-tipped finger-ends sport geometrically square nails. After clients slink into plush styling chairs, shears-wielders snip hair into angular bobs or twist tresses into ringlet-laden up-dos.
At Beauty by Marina, steady-handed professional makeup artist and eyebrow-shaping specialist Marina enhances clients’ natural features with artistic daytime and evening looks for weddings and other special occasions. After consulting with clients, Maria sharpens ocular over-scores and finishes foundation with striking or subtle hues and vibrant shimmers to create dramatic looks for strutting down a red carpet, aisle, or airport moving walkway.
Specializing exclusively in UV-free hues, Blush Spray Tans' technicians work one-on-one with clients to artfully administer thorough, natural-looking airbrush tans. Tucked away in private rooms, airbrushing artists contour bodies with sun-free solutions in solo sessions, multiple-tan packages, or group tanning parties to prepare clients for weddings or Technicolor journeys to Oz.
Tan Lines Tanning Salon imbues skin with lustrous bronze tones with a spectrum of UV- and sunless-tanning methods. VIP tanning memberships entitle guests to one month of unlimited basking in the glow of deluxe tanning beds. Warm gams in specialized leg-only equipment or set a built-in radio and CD player to "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" inside a full-body Santa Barbara machine. A single-visit upgrade welcomes guests to two additional premium machines—the extra-wide, higher-powered Del Rey and the refreshingly vertical Sun Up II.
Nail Garden fortifies lackluster finger and toe surfaces with an array of doting techniques and sterile systems, including highly sanitary state-of-the-art spa chairs with pipe-free technology and sealed, sterilized tools for each customer. Surrender extremities to the staff of detailing doyens for the spa's decadent mani-pedi.