Face & Skin Care in California


A 30-Minute Facial and 30-Minute Massage from Good Intentions Wellness

Good Intentions Wellness

San Diego

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$95 $52

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One, Three, or Six Tanning Sessions at Australian Tan (Up to 72% Off)

Australian Tan

Multiple Locations

Private spray-tanning booths house automatic nozzles that evenly spray on UV-free tans in about 30 seconds

$35 $15

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for Avanti 3 Layer Lift Peel For $69, Normally $400 at Cara Bella Skin Care Boutique

Cara Bella Skin Care Boutique

San Francisco

For $5, receive a coupon for avanti 3 layer lift peel for $69, normally $400

$5

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Two or Six Tanning Sessions or Three Month of Unlimited Tanning at Beauty Depot (Up to 71% Off)

Beauty Depot

Fresno

Get epidermises glowing with UV tanning in a full-service salon

$30 $14

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$49 for One-Hour, Two-Layer Facial at Desi Threading & More ($85 Value)

Desi Threading & More

Sacramento

Licensed cosmetologist purifies congested skin with seaweed, exfoliation, and customized masque; include neck and shoulder massage

$85 $49

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$25 for a Brazilian Sugaring Hair-Removal Treatment at Bronzed Sugar ($65 Value)

Bronzed Sugar

The Village

A thick paste made from sugar and other natural ingredients is applied to skin and then removed to uproot unwanted hair

$65 $25

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Eyebrow Tinting with Brow or Full-Face Threading at IBar (Up to 50% Off)

IBar

Multiple Locations

Technicians roll taut cotton thread across the surface of the skin to shape brows or remove hair from faces; tints and darkens brow hairs

$36 $18.99

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$99 for an IPL Photofacial at SkinDeep ($350 Value)

SkinDeep - Bakersfield

Multiple Locations

IPL diminishes sun damage, fine lines, acne scarring, and uneven pigmentation, leaving skin clearer and smoother

$350 $99

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$99 for an IPL Photofacial at SkinDeep ($350 Value)

SkinDeep - Bakersfield

Multiple Locations

IPL diminishes sun damage, fine lines, acne scarring, and uneven pigmentation, leaving skin clearer and smoother

$350 $99

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1 or 3 Microdermabrasion Sessions with Optional Peel at True Image Holistic Beauty by Ladan (Up to 69% Off)

True Image Holistic Beauty by Ladan

Santa Ana

Microdermabrasion gently exfoliates the complexion while light-peel treatments revitalize the skin to help minimize signs of aging

$135 $65

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Up to 59% Off Mink Eyelash Extensions at SoCal Nail Lounge

SoCal Nail Lounge

Riverside

From the merchant: Stylists attaches individual extensions to your natural lashes for a fuller longer look that nixes the need for mascara

$149 $74

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One or Two European or Deep-Pore Facials at Glam Bar Express at Bloom Wellness Lounge (Up to 58% Off)

Glam Bar Express at Bloom Wellness Lounge

Stockton

Facials cleanse or deeply exfoliate the complexion to leave skin noticeably brighter and help reduce the appearance of fine lines

$65 $29

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$50 for $100 Towards Wedding Trial at Flawless Makeup Studio

Flawless Makeup Studio

Eastlake Business Center

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$100 $50

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for 40% Off Any Laser Treatment at Aveda Integrative Medical Center

Aveda Integrative Medical Center

Central Downtown

For $5, receive a coupon for 40% off any laser treatment

$5

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Deep Pore-Cleansing Facial with Mask from Touch of Silk (55% Off)

Touch Of Silk

Irvine

From the merchant: Deep pore facial exfoliates and hydrates skin with double cleanse, steam, extraction, and soothe inflamed skin

$89 $40

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UV and Spray Tanning at R U Tan (Up to 68% Off). Five Options Available.

R U Tan

Multiple Locations

Get a golden glow with unlimited UV tanning, or opt for a UV-free bronzing with custom airbrush tanning or a Mystic spray booth

$39.90 $19

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Permanent Makeup on One Area at Bella Mar Day Spa & Salon (53% Off)

Bella Mar Day Spa & Salon

Hollywood

After an initial consultation, technicians spend around two hours applying permanent makeup to the eyebrows, eyes, or lips

$400 $189

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Lipo-Den or Lipo-Den Plus Shots at Fontana Medical Weight Control and Chino Hills Weight Control (Up to 60% Off)

Fontana Medical Weight Control and Chino Hills Weight Control

Multiple Locations

Dr. Robbins and a team of bariatric specialists administer injections to support metabolism and weight-loss efforts

$300 $139

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One or Three Acupuncture-Facial Treatments at Alcocer Acupuncture Medical Clinic (Up to 57% Off)

Alcocer Acupuncture Medical Clinic

Moreno Valley

Acupuncturist gently inserts hair-thin needles into the skin to help rejuvenate facial skin, leaving clients looking more youthful

$140 $60

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One, Three, or Five Microdermabrasion Facial Treatments at CarMa MedSpa Centers (Up to 58% Off)

CarMa MedSpa Centers

Glendale

Half-hour treatments cleanse and exfoliate the outer layers of skin to reveal smooth layers and a fresh, healthy glow

$75 $35

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One or Three 60-Minute Organic Signature Facial Packages at Oni's Magic Fingers Skin Care (Up to 60% Off)

Oni's Magic Fingers Skin Care

Huntington Beach

Expert aesthetician concocts customized blend of organic products for a rejuvenating facial that also includes an exfoliating organic peel

$95 $39

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$35 for a Signature-Facial Treatment at Live, Love, Skin ($75 Value)

Live, Love, Skin

Santa Clarita

Facial treatments are customized to cleanse and moisturize individual skin types for a smoother and softer complexion

$75 $35

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$40 for an Deep Pore Cleansing Facial and a Brow or Lip Waxing at OM Day Spa ($105 Value)

OM Day Spa

Garden Grove

Aestheticians cater to oily, acne-prone skin with targeted products and clean up brow and lip lines with a swift waxing

$105 $40

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$99 for Full Set of Love Them! Eyelash Extensions at Polished SKIN ($200 Value)

Polished SKIN

Junior College Neighborhood Association

Two-hour lash sessions fill in existing eyelashes to create natural-looking boost that can last up to 100 days

$200 $99

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$5 for 0% Off Your Purchase of Up to $150 at Wilshire Beauty

Wilshire Beauty

Multiple Locations

Beauty products from top American, European, and Japanese brands

$5

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Permanent Eyeliner or Eyebrow Powder-Filling at Timeless Artistry and Permanent Make Up (Up to 73% Off)

Timeless Artistry and Permanent Make Up

Oceanside

Add color, shape, and definition to eye lines or brows with permanent pigments

$350 $119

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One or Three Deluxe European Facials at Skin Envy Med Spa & Weight Loss (Up to 63% Off)

Skin Envy Med Spa & Weight Loss

Rancho Cucamonga

Custom facial starts with a thorough skin analysis, and continues with an exfoliating enzyme treatment, a skin-specific mask, and more

$90 $45

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One Month of Tanning in Level-Two Bed or One or Three Mystic Spray Tans at Royal Tanning (Up to 57% Off)

Royal Tanning

Ontario

Tanning beds imbue skin with a sun-kissed hue and Mystic spray-tan booths provide a UV-free tanning alternative

$65 $32

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Two Facials or Three Microdermabrasions & Facials at Endless Sun Tanning Salon and Day Spa (Up to 50% Off)

Endless Sun Tanning Salon and Day Spa

Laguna West

Staff balance the skin with European facials, or buff away the outer layer of skin to improve the efficacy of facials

$160 $80

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$69 for a 50-Minute Facial and Infrared-Sauna Session at Facial Lounge at Shape-Up ($150 Value)

Facial Lounge at Shape-Up

Corona Del Mar

Detoxifying infrared-sauna session is followed by a cleansing facial

$150 $69

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60-Minute Custom Facial from Sheer Skin Care and Day Spa (50% Off)

Sheer Skin Care And Day Spa

Salinas

Facial is designed to meet clients’ skin needs, ensuring that the skin is feels vibrant and refreshed; includes brow wax

$103 $52

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One or Two Organic Facials at Capermanent Makeup (64% Off)

Capermanent Makeup

Pomona

Aestheticians rejuvenate skin with organic facials

$85 $31

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Red Carpet Makeup Package or Pampering Package at Blodry Bar, Nail Bar, and Make-Up Bar (Up to 45% Off)

Blodry Bar, Nail Bar, & Make-Up Bar

Torrance

Aestheticians make faces red-carpet ready with makeup applications and optionally pamper hands and feet with mani-pedis

$55 $33

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Dysport or Restylane at Brain, Beauty & Beyond (Up to 40% Off). Three Options Available.

Brain, Beauty & Beyond

Escondido

Dysport and Restylane injections help diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and make faces appear smoother and younger

$200 $120

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for Age Smart Skin Treatment For $49 at PearlFace

PearlFace

PearlFace Salon

For $5, receive a coupon for age-smart skin treatment for $49

$5

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Full Set of Eyelash Extensions from Lashitude

Lashitude

Pasadena

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$250 $112

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Skincare and Haircare Products at L & K (Up to 80% Off). Three Options Available.

L & K

Orange

Stock includes hairstyling products, facial peels, masks, foot lotion, mineral-salt treatments, body butter, moisturizers, and eye serum

$100 $25

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Full Set of Eyelash Extensions at MBRC Boutique Fashion, Formal Wear, Beauty & Eyelashes (47% Off)

Mbrc Boutique

Fullerton

From the merchant: Temporary Eyelash Ext, can last a few days with proper care. Comfortable and easily removed with an based product.

$15 $8

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One or Three 60-Minute or Bio-Active Facial at Skin (Up to 53% Off)

"SKIN" Massage and Day Spa

Thousand Oaks

Aesthetician applies appropriate products to treat specific problems or clears away dull skin cells

$70 $35

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One or Three Microdermabrasion Treatments at Sensia Salon & Spa (Up to 61% Off)

Sensia Salon & Spa

Mooney

A licensed aesthetician banishes the dull upper layer of skin with a diamond-tipped wand to diminish pigment problems and fine lines

$60 $27

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One, Three, or Five Customized Facials at Laser Creations – J. Renne (Up to 54% Off)

Laser Creations - J. Renne

Simi Valley

Certified professionals customize facials to each client’s skin type, allowing them to treat a variety of maladies

$90 $45

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$150 for $300 Groupon — Touch of Beauty by Leticia

Touch Of Beauty By Leticia

Concord

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$300 $150

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One, Three, or Six Microdermabrasion Treatments and Cooling Masks at Wake-UP with Make-UP (Up to 82% Off)

Wake-UP with Make-UP

Roseville

Microdermabrasion treatments gently exfoliate the face to minimize signs of aging with cooling masks to rejuvenate the complexion

$175 $45

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$69 for One Set of Eyelash Extensions at Le JJ Belle Pedicure ($120 Value)

Le JJ Belle Pedicure

Santa Clara

Eyelash extensionist adds length and fullness to lashes with individually applied lashes that last up to two weeks

$120 $69

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Eye Enhancement Spa Services at Inner Beauty Source - The Salon (Up to 63% Off). Four Options Available.

Inner Beauty Source - The Salon

Vallejo

Technician applies synthetic strands individually to existing lashes for a full, lush look that eschews the need for mascara

$179 $70

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Three Eyebrow-Threading Sessions or a Full-Face Threading at Style Eyebrow Threading and Heena (Up to 57% Off)

Style Eyebrow Threading and Heena

Berkeley

Aesthetician uses a twisted strand of thread to quickly and deftly shape eyebrows and remove unwanted facial hair

$36 $16

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Full Set of Eyelash Extensions at Luxe Lash Studio (52% Off)

Luxe Lash Studio

Costa Mesa

From the merchant: Experts in everything lashes

$175 $84

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$25 for $55 Worth of Manual Airbrush Spray Tanning — The One Therapeutic and Beauty Spa

The One Spa

West Covina

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$55 $25

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One or Two Oxygen Infusion Facials at Skincare by Candy (Up to 53% Off)

Skincare by Candy

Carlsbad

Staff applies a specialized serum to the skin in conjunction with therapeutic-grade hyperbaric oxygen to hydrate skin and smooth fine lines

$250 $119

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120-Minute Lash-Extension Treatment from Trendy Girl Hair and Lash (68% Off)

Trendy Girl Hair And Lash

Fairfield

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$300 $96

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Full Set of Natural or Glamorous Faux-Mink Eyelash Extensions with Optional Fill at beautilash (Up to 56% Off)

beautilash

Studio City

Long, lush faux-mink eyelash extensions enhance natural lashes with up to 100 extensions, with optional two-week fill

$165 $75

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$74 for $148 Worth of Microdermabrasion — Waterlily Skin Care

Waterlily Skin Care

Richmond

From the merchant: Microdermabrasion treatment will remove dead skin cells, minimize fine lines, and stimulate collagen production.

$148 $74

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Eyelash-Extension Packages at Glow Advanced Skin and Body Care (Up to 54% Off). Three Options Available.

Glow Advanced Skin and Body Care

Murrieta

An aesthetician will apply a full set of eyelash extensions to create a fuller, more dramatic look

$130 $65

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One or Three Classic or Anti-Aging Facials at Simply Nature Day Spa (Up to 57% Off)

Simply Nature Day Spa

Burbank

Classic facials cleanse complexions, advanced facials with oxygen treatment aim to obscure signs of aging

$80 $39

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Nonsurgical Face-Lift with or without LED Light-Therapy Treatment at La Vitalitee (Up to 70% Off)

La Vitalitee

Multiple Locations

The iEllios device stimulates natural healing below the surface to tighten and brighten skin; LED therapy enhances its effects

$300 $89

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$43 for $99 Worth of Microdermabrasion — Skin Care by Angelique

Skin Care By Angelique

Temecula

From the merchant: Microdermabrasion revitalizes dull skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines, acne scarring, and hyperpigmentation.

$99 $43

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60-Minute Custom Facial from Beauty Connection (45% Off)

Beauty Connection

Santa Maria

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$65 $36

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One, Two, or Three PCA Chemical Peels and Semi-Facials by Van at The Skin Boutique (Up to 53% Off)

Van at The Skin Boutique....

Rancho San Diego

PCA peels refresh and revitalize all kinds of complexions, including those with sensitive skin

$70 $35

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Facials, Peel, or Microdermabrasion Treatments at Advanced Aesthetics (Up to 68% Off). Four Options Available.

Advanced Aesthetics

Rialto

Diminish fine lines with anti-aging facial; chemical peel and microdermabrasion remove dead skin cells to reveal clearer complexions

$120 $49

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60-Minute Massage, Aveda Facial, or Both with Steam and Sauna Day Pass at Reve SpaSalon (Up to 52% Off)

Reve SpaSalon

San Mateo

Custom Aveda facials for both men and women restore balance in the skin, and massages utilize natural, eco-friendly Aveda products as well

$120 $59

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$75 for Two One-Hour Facials from Bridget Malmstedt at FaceForward Skin and Body Care ($150 Value)

Bridget Malmstedt at FaceForward Skin and Body Care

Renaissance Hair & Nail Design

An experienced aesthetician cleanses pores and covers up signs of aging

$150 $75

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One or Three Full-Body Airbrush Tans at Glo Face & Body (Up to 54% Off)

Glo Face & Body

Inside Jessi B's

Spray-tanning tech with 12 years of experience coats skin with regular or organic Norvell tanning solution that lasts up to seven days

$120 $55

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Eyelash Extensions with Optional Fill at Eyelash Extensions Carlsbad (Up to 72% Off)

Eyelash Extensions Carlsbad

Vista

Extensionist adheres semi-permanent extensions to individual lashes, instantly adding length and volume

$200 $60

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One 60-Minute Stem-Cell Facial or One or Three 40-Minute Microcurrent Facials at OC Facial Care Center (Up to 64% Off)

OC Facial Care Center

Mission Viejo

Stem-cell facial aims to reverse superficial and genetic damage to skin; microcurrent facials use electricity to stimulate skin tightening

$330 $119

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One or Three Custom European Facials from Sophia Evon at Atma Wholistic Day Spa (Up to 63% Off)

Sophia Evon at Atma Wholistic Day Spa

Vacaville

Custom Bioelements facial includes a deep cleanse, exfoliation, massage, and therapeutic mask

$80 $36

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Half Set of Eyelash Extensions at Pistol Lash (50% Off)

Pistol Lash

Redding

From the merchant: Certified Lash Artist applies individual Lash Extensions with a medical grade glue to each of your natural lashes.

$100 $50

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One or Two Laser Skin Rejuvenation Sessions at Dr. LASER (Up to 83% Off)

Dr. LASER

Multiple Locations

Treatments make skin glow by stimulating collagen production to reduce the appearance of age spots, pores, discoloration, and acne scarring

$395 $76

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Four, Six, or Eight 60-Minute Microdermabrasion Treatments at LadyBelle Medical Spa (Up to 59% Off)

LadyBelle Medical Spa

Westminster

Microdermabrasion removes the topmost layer of dead skin, to reduce fine lines, sun damage, and scarring

$200 $108

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One or Two Bio-Brasion Trinity Wet/Dry Microdermabrasions at Treat (55% Off)

Treat

Santa Barbara Downtown

Bio-Brasion Trinity microdermabrader uses diamond tip to slough off dead skin, which is then vacuumed away, leaving skin more radiant

$110 $49

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One or Two Spa Packages with 30-Minute Reflexology Session and Facial Peel at Body Resort (Up to 64% Off)

Body Resort

Chico

Spa promotes relaxation with 30-minute reflexology sessions and facial peels that brighten skin

$170 $70

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Half or Full Set of Eyelash Extensions at Lashes on Broadway (61% Off)

Lashes on Broadway

Multiple Locations

Individually applied half and full sets of lash extensions beautify eyes for up to four weeks

$99 $40

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Three or Five Venus Freeze or Alma Accent XL Skin-Tightening Treatments at Live Gorgeous OC (Up to 91% Off)

Live Gorgeous OC

Newport Center

Noninvasive treatments use radio frequencies to promote epidermal repair and stimulate collagen growth

$1,125 $99

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2 or 4 Hydrating Facials at Rejuvenate You Wellness Spa (Up to 66% Off)

Rejuvenate You Wellness Spa

Downtown San Leandro

Aesthetician mixes up soothing mask of pineapple enzyme at the chair for each new client

$200 $69

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Permanent Makeup for the Eyebrows from Black Filigree Tattoo (63% Off)

Black Filigree

San Marcos

From the merchant: Let our technicians enhance the beauty that you already hold. Our goal is to make your life easier and prettier.

$400 $148

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One Simply Skin or Uplift Facials or Three Uplift Facials at Soigne Nature (Up to 58% Off)

Soigne Nature

Arcade Creek Office Park

Simply Skin facials include cleansing, exfoliation, mask, and hydration; microcurrent facials tighten and rejuvenate complexions

$45 $19

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$99 for 20 Units of Botox at LaserPro Cosmetic ($320 Value)

LaserPro Cosmetic

Alhambra

Physicians use microneedles to inject Botox to smooth unwanted wrinkles around mouth, eyes, or brows

$320 $99

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Custom Facial with Optional Chemical Peel at Begin Again Skin (Up to 57% Off)

Begin Again Skin

Tracy

Aesthetician customizes facials and peels to her clients' skin; peels combat signs of aging, including wrinkles and sun damage

$115 $49

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One or Three Age-Spot-Removal Treatments at Metamorphosis Medical Center (Up to 83% Off)

Metamorphosis Medical Center

Buena Park

Treatments minimize the appearance of age spots for a more even-toned complexion

$300 $99

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Tanning in All Premium Beds at Five Star Tanning ($100 Value)

Five Star Tanning

Merced

One month of unlimited tanning in your choice of premium bed

$100 $39

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Exhale Spa seeks to transform its clientele inside and out. The founding team of fitness professionals and aestheticians sought to create an environment where they could empower visitors with pampering spa treatments, invigorating fitness classes, and lifestyle education, helping clients attain a sense of control and holistic balance. Now with 19 locations across 11 cities, Exhale Spa and its signature services have earned mentions in numerous national publications, including People magazine, the New York Times, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Exhale's signature Core Fusion classes incorporate dance-inspired stretches, yoga poses, and Pilates exercises into total-body workouts that build long, lean limbs and sturdy abdominal muscles over time. For an even more varied workout, the instructors introduce boot-camp techniques, cardio exercises, or multiplication tables to select sessions. Yoga classes present a similar amount of breadth and variety, drawing inspiration from a number of introspective and physically oriented styles. To help hasten physical transformations, nutrition and wellness coaches teach attendees about the impacts of diet. These sessions build an awareness of healthy eating habits through custom meal plans and by teaching clients how to identify the edible parts of a fruit basket.

Many of the center's traditional spa services seek to inspire confidence. Facials pamper and refine skin using everything from green tea and fruit extracts to microcurrent technology, and mani-pedis revitalize digits before glazing nails with a vibrant new coat of color. Bodywork treatments look beyond physical relaxation and focus on holistic concerns. Massage therapists can use Eastern or Western modalities to soothe overstressed musculature, and acupuncture treatments and reiki sessions jump-start natural healing processes by encouraging the free flow of inner energies.

245 S. Main St
Venice,
CA
US

To call The Body Shop a mere skin and body care store is to miss half of what makes it special. Late founder Dame Anita Roddick was a pioneer for ethical business practices; upon opening her first store in Brighton, England, in 1976, she developed company values such as "Defend Human Rights" and "Protect The Planet." She somehow balanced principles and profit, partnering in global campaigns with UNICEF, Greenpeace, Amnesty International, and the United Nations, all while ultimately expanding her brand into 2,500 locations in over 60 international markets. After her death in 2007, then-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said, ?She campaigned for green issues for many years before it became fashionable to do so and inspired millions to the cause by bringing sustainable products to a mass market. . . . She was an inspiration.?

Indeed, the Body Shop exhibits an eco-friendliness and social consciousness that's hard to come by in a company of its size. Its products have been fair-trade since 1987, and its Against Animal Testing movement led to an EU-wide ban of animal testing of cosmetics. The products are made from ingredients harvested from around the world: shea butter from Ghana goes into body scrubs and butters, and Indian artisans craft wooden massagers and tote bags that are screenprinted by hand. But all that isn't to say the company's production practices overshadow its final products. Skincare treatments such as the brand?s iconic body butters, facial products, and gift collections often appear in Allure, Marie Claire, Lucky, Seventeen and other national publications.

169 Horton Plz
San Diego,
CA
US

Bodies twist and arch through space in a series of progressive rotations. Participants cycle their shoulders, leap into crouches, and even swing club-shaped weights that resemble a clown's juggling pins. Watching a Circular Strength Training class at Chrome Fit might call to mind scenes of a mesmerizing circus performance, but the intent of the workout is anything but laughable. Rather, its dynamic actions help to broaden range of motion while simultaneously building muscle.

Circular Strength Training is one of five specialized classes led by Chrome Fit's coaching team. Though they utilize different tools—including gymnastics rings, kettlebells, and yoga techniques—they all have a holistic focus on increasing poised and powerful mobility. Their practical applications range from reducing chronic pain and competing in marathons to, in the case of TACFIT sessions, learning to tackle and safely recover from the crisis situations faced by police, military, and emergency personnel.

Owner Sheri L. Covey and her staff supplement these group classes with private personal-training sessions, as well as customized duo or small-group seminars. They adapt their instructions to suit clients of all fitness backgrounds, instead of simply telling newer students to watch the older ones until they feel ready to lift the same weights. Through boot-camp and corporate-wellness programs, they also encourage achievements in a more general community setting, drawing from the entirety of their class curriculum to plan varied drills.

1701 S 7th St, Ste 7
San Jose,
CA
US

When Earthbody looks to hire new massage therapists and licensed aestheticians, it doesn't consider recent graduates?rather, it's looking for people with years of training and experience beneath their belts, and who still love what they do. It wants people who are healers at heart, able to lavish each client with skillful services and attention. Each detail at Earthbody has been carried out with similar mindfulness?from the spa's own line of organic body and facial products, all crafted in small batches in San Francisco, to little luxuries such as heated and infused foot towels and complimentary tea service.

To set the mood, the staff lights soy candles and tea lights, which burn cleanly so that even those with allergies can breathe easily. Surrounded by this soft glow, aestheticians renew skin with facials or treat bodies to massages that not only make muscles feel great but also uproot deep-seated tension. After each session?be it a couples massage or hot-oil Indian scalp treatment?the staff can compost, recycle, or launder everything used during the sessions. Dr. Shawn Goozh, a licensed clinical psychologist, also offers somatic-psychotherapy sessions that use bodywork to deepen traditional psychotherapy.

The staff's attention to detail hasn't gone unnoticed by the media. "This intimate Hayes Valley spot is more healing center than mere day spa," writes the San Francisco Bay Guardian. "Therapists are trained in several modalities and develop custom sessions for every client, including consultations before and after treatment." In 2010, SF Weekly named Earthbody its pick for best day spa, citing its "ecological sustainability and ancient holistic rites."

534 Laguna St
San Francisco,
CA
US

While all good doctors are thorough, Dr. Babar Rao takes the detection of skin cancer a bit further than most. As a pioneer and international authority on dermoscopy and confocal microscopy—two techniques that afford him highly magnified 3-D views of skin-borne lesions—Dr. Rao is able to discern with great accuracy whether epidermal aberrations require biopsy. His 20 years of experience as a pathologist and surgeon, as well his numerous publications and research projects, provides him with a deep understanding of advanced treatment methods, including MOHS micrographic surgery.

This knack for high precision also extends to his clinics' cosmetic offerings, carried out by his cadre of physicians across three state-of-the-art facilities. The team minimizes wrinkles and discoloration through a range of minimally invasive treatments that includes Botox and chemical peels, and also banishes unwelcome stubble or glued-on sideburns with laser hair removal.

Dr. Rao and his staff's expertise also reach abroad in their effort to give back to communities. Dr. Rao spearheaded an effort to open a burn center in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, which has significantly reduced the mortality rate for major burns, and his staff holds free cancer screenings both locally and in the Dominican Republic.

7055 N Fresno St
Fresno,
CA
US

When Pamela Troyan opened Salon Secrets Spa in 1993, she set out with a clear goal: to provide clients with a refuge from their daily pressures via the best possible salon and spa experience. She staffed her salon with highly trained stylists and technicians, many of whom studied at elite academies such as Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy, and Aveda. She also enrolled Salon Secrets Spa as a certified Aveda Signature Salon, meaning that all of their services (except nail coloring) would employ all-natural, organic Aveda products. With the salon fully staffed and stocked with elite stylists and luxe products, it was time to open. Since then, not much has changed: Pamela still oversees a team of well-educated stylists and technicians who’ve developed a loyal following of repeat customers and amateur paparazzi. Stylists customize looks with organic Aveda color services, as well as mani-peds, paraffin treatments, waxing, and Xtreme Lashes eyelash extensions. The spa staff soothes bodies with facials, peels, and microdermabrasion, as well as massages and body wraps. The med spa also beautifies patients with cosmetic services such as skin rejuvanation, VelaShape cellulite reduction, and spider-vein treatments performed or supervised by a certified plastic surgeon.

215 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento,
CA
US