Beauty & Spas in California

Up to 76% Off Zero-Gravity Massages

Refine Body & Skin Care

Mission Valley East

$100 $25

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Clients recline in a padded zero-gravity massage chair for a deep, relaxing massage session

Up to 68% Off HydroMassages and Zero Gravity Massages

Chiropractic Works

South San Jose

$180 $75

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HydroMassage uses a heated open waterbed-style treatment table

Up to 54% Off Traditional or Gel Mani-Pedis

Sandy's Nail Studio in CK Hair Design

San Francisco

$35 $19

Plus black-leather pedicure chairs; huge selection of OPI, Essie, Gelish, and Shellac polish

$139 Off Spa Package for Two at Lavender Hill Spa

Lavender Hill Spa

Calistoga

$378 $239

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Try a luxurious bath treatment with volcanic mud, Moroccan clay, or seaweed, Thai, or lavender mineral salt, followed by therapeutic massage

70% Off Beauty Packages

Skinglow

Westlake Village

$125 $38

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 61% Off at Chakras Healing And Day Spa

Chakras Healing And Day Spa

Roseville

$125 $49

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Spa package with 60-minute therapeutic massage, green tea mint salt foot exfoliation, and option for green tea body scrub

45% Off Facials

Flygirls Skin Care

Costa Mesa

$65 $36

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 58% Off Brazilian or Bikini Wax

TERAMAI Waxing Studio

Marina Del Ray

$55 $27

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Technician carefully removes hair using organic wax from small Australian company opened in 1965

55% Off In-Studio Makeup Application

Lipstick And Lashes

San Clemente

$75 $34

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off Full-Body Acupressure Sessions

Walk Out Feeling Better

Encinitas

$100 $49

Practitioners apply pressure across the bodies trigger points to stimulate natural processes which can help treat chronic pain and stress

Up to 70% Off Couples Spa Packages

Body Lounge Spa

Sherman Oaks

$99 $49

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Hot stones melt muscle tension during a couples massage; a private spa retreat grants duos access to a jacuzzi and an infrared sauna

Up to 58% Off Facials at Sharpe Image Beauty Salon

Sharpe Image Beauty Salon

Newark

$60 $29

Facials deep cleanse, exfoliate, and refresh the skin to help diminish the signs of aging and acne

Up to 72% Off Microdermabrasion Facials

Ziba's European Skincare & Nail Salon

Woodland Hills

$150 $49

Exfoliating facials help dull wrinkles and light scarring using microdermabrasion wands

55% Off an Aroma Oil Massage

Angel Reborn Beauty Spa

Pacifica

$100 $45

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Preston Wynne Spa – Up to 40% Off

Preston Wynne Spa

Saratoga

$317 $189

Enjoy sweets and bubbly libations between an organic facial and a hot-stone massage with rose oil

Up to 62% Off Holistic-Health Package

Tilo Medical and Acupuntcure

West Los Angeles

$620 $299

Integrative-medicine specialists support wellbeing with acupuncture, cupping & an optional package of vitamins & meal-replacement shakes

Up to 58% Off at Rock Spa

Rock Spa

Gaslamp

$282 $119

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Spa package includes body wrap and exfoliation, an express facial with an eye treatment, and use of the spa's pool and fitness center

Up to 65% Off AromaFace Massages

YaYou - Sacred Art of Living & Healing Studio

San Jose

$250 $95

Soothing fragrances accompany one-hour therapeutic massages

Up to 42% Off at Health Feet Massage

Health Feet Massage

Multiple Locations

$30 $19

Staff soothe aching feet with help from herb-infused soaks and reflexology techniques and can also tame tension in the upper body and back

Select Local Merchants

Earthly Body's collection of natural, vegan, and paraben-free skincare and bodycare products has caught the eye of an array of media outlets, such as Allure and Lucky magazines, with its hydrating hemp-oil bases and cruelty-free lineup. Candles melt into a candle pot with wax that can also be used as a warm massage oil, postcleansing moisturizer, or elbow cream for dry pet elephants. Earthly Body’s haircare line, Marrakesh, infuses each tendril-smoothing solution with Moroccan argan oil and three signature scents (original, High Tide, and Dreamsicle) to bolster frizz-free manes. Mineral-based makeups dust across facescapes without the harsh chemicals or pore-clogging guilt found in animal-tested products.

21512 Victory Boulevard
Los Angeles,
CA
US

Skin Alive and its aesthetician school, Mequon Thiensville School of Esthetics, are devoted to the study and practice of skincare. Clients can choose to visit the hands-on student-learning center for aesthetic services performed by students under instructor supervision, or head to the Skin Alive spa for services performed by a licensed professional. Both offer basic beauty services, such as facials, peels, and waxing, but the licensed aestheticians at Skin Alive can also slough off dead skin cells with diamond-tip microdermabrasion, rejuvenate skin with lasers, and vanquish unwelcome hair with laser hair-removal treatments that leave skin smoother than a cue ball smothered in olive oil.

7610 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego,
CA
US

Nordstrom Rack houses a dizzying array of high-fashion brands—some of it from the Nordstrom shelves and some of it straight from top-tier designers—that it sells for as much as 70% off retail prices. Every store stocks an average of 25,000 pairs of shoes, a foot-feast featuring hundreds of designer brands. Gals can suit up for slick, soggy streets with a duo of Report 'Louise' faux suede convertible boots ($46.90), while guys can stylishly saunter in a pair of suede-overlaid New Balance retro running shoes ($39.90). Nordstrom Rack's extensive collection of designer jeans keep wayward legs from impersonating arms, and with a bevy of items for women, men, juniors, and children, Nordstrom Rack's expansive stock is sure to please the palate of any hanger-hungry wardrobe.

925 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose,
CA
US

The brand American Apparel, which recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, conjures up images of stylish and well-fitting fashion basics. It also likely brings to mind sassy advertisements featuring long-haired beauties in natural makeup posing in skin-bearing bodysuits and loungewear.

But what many don't know about the brand—despite its name and the slice of apple pie that comes with every purchase—is that all of its clothes are made in America. Everything from sewing and cutting to accounting and marketing happens in one building in downtown Los Angeles, and the rest occurs within a 30-mile radius. Not only that, every slim-fitting pair of pants, spandex bodysuit, and v-neck T-shirt is made in a sweatshop-free environment.

Plus, keeping everything in house means the company eliminates unnecessary and wasteful factors, such as shipping fuel and packing materials, as well as provides jobs to Angelenos, instead of outsourcing them.

365 Grant Ave
San Francisco,
CA
US

Élan Salon encourages relaxation with its skin-rejuvenating treatments and upscale, tranquil atmosphere. Faces smattered with blemishes or remnants of pizza binges can enjoy a 50-minute deep-pore cleansing facial, during which licensed aesthetician Ludmilla refreshes visages by employing exfoliating natural fruit enzymes, antioxidants, and hydrating agents. Shed dead skin with a deep-cleansing scrub, unclog overflowing pores with a gentle, non-irritating extraction, and keep surfaces soft with a soothing coat of moisturizer. Throughout, soft music gently plays in the background, mitigating stress and quieting inner voices that won't stop quoting Brendan Fraser films.

2017 W Bullard Ave
Fresno,
CA
US

The collection of high-quality consignment clothing at vintage ysj allows trendsetters to reach into fashion's back pocket for inspiration to create truly unique looks. Trendatarians can find inspiration on the ysj blog or by perusing the in-store stock, which is as ever-changing as the colors of Batman’s mood ring. Dresses ($24–$79) incorporate delicate details such as boho ruffled collars, Americana fringe, and ’50s secretary-inspired fitted frocks, and blazers, coats, and jackets ($20–$128) show off fur-lined collars, grunge-inspired plaid, and full-back depictions of former Vice President John Nance Garner.

924 12th St
Sacramento,
CA
US

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