At her aesthetic outfit, Kaylie Browne focuses on the face. Her slate of offerings include cleansing facials that take advantage of sonic vibrations to infuse moisturizing creams deep into skin. Peels lend skin a youthful glow, helping erase discoloration left behind from sun or age. Brow shaping creates delicate arches, and eyelash extensions add volume and length to boost natural lashes. Spray tans beautify the rest of the body, lending skin a golden glow in time for beach trips or poolside lounging.
It’s a familiar experience: ladies get dolled up for a big event or a day at the office, look in the mirror, and realize their look is missing a wow factor. Enter Lindsay of Exquisite Faces—located inside Lola Bella—, who adds oomph to both daytime and formal looks with her arsenal of Xtreme Lashes synthetic extensions, which attach individually to each lash and grow out naturally over the course of up to 60 days. For formal occasions, she also travels between to salons to administer elegant updos and apply professional-grade makeup.
At her eponymous spa, skincare expert Colleen Elizabeth takes a holistic approach to beauty, favoring long-term solutions over one-time treatments. Her recommendations during a complimentary consultation can range from minor changes to an at-home skincare regimen to a series of medical-grade services at the spa. Either way, clients will be in good hands. Colleen Elizabeth personally selects all of her spa's skincare products from top-quality lines such as GloMinerals and Ayur-Medic, and many others are custom-made, like the stamps doctors use to give each newborn baby its fingerprints. In-spa services include advanced treatments such as electrotherapy facials and full-body chemical peels, as well as standard facials, plus makeup, waxing, and massages.
Shine Blow Dry Bar offers upscale blow-dry services to residents of Santa Barbara and beyond. During treatments, a team of expert stylists wash hair with fragrant and hydrating shampoos as guests sip champagne or nibble gourmet cupcakes. After relaxing scalp massages, the stylists break out the blow-dryers, fluffing and curling hair into red-carpet-ready ‘dos that are perfect for special occasions or memorable nights out. Shine currently operates two locations, both sporting a classic, feminine vibe with cream-colored walls, sparkling chandeliers, and ornate mirrors that reflect each guest's elaborate princess gown.
Equipped with NovaLash products, the seasoned technicians at Blush and Lashes outfit lids with lush extensions that remain dutifully in place thanks to a medical-grade adhesive. Devoid of both contaminants and formaldehyde, the adhesive bonds the individual natural lashes to their tapered synthetic counterparts for up to four weeks. Clients can further customize looks with different lengths, widths, and glitter accents that twinkle more than that one little star that's befuddled countless toddlers.
Inside a stylish space bedecked with posters of Hollywood icons such as Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, and Audrey Hepburn, the nine staffers of Legends Hair Salon revamp their clients' looks with hair, makeup, nail, and waxing services. Zebra prints and red decor help to create a fun, funky vibe as stylists retool 'dos using Redken products and each head's operating manual.