When people think of you, the first thing that comes to mind is most likely your face, closely followed by your puggle, then by a really weird commercial they saw on Monday Night Football. Make your mug memorably shiny-fresh and give your designer lapdog a run for its kibble with today's skin-restoring deal: $35 for a one-hour customized facial at Flawless Faces Makeup & Skincare Lounge (a $75 value).
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Permanent make-up on brows
Pro Tip: Health department approved, knowledgeable, professional
With more than 20 years of experience, the permanent makeup expert at Endless Look has helped define features on a wide range of faces. "[I] love the creativity of permanent makeup," she says. She doesn't think of her job as giving a person one look for the rest of their lives; instead, she sees it as giving clients a look to start from. She strives to naturally enhance the unique features of every individual's face, trying simply to "help my client feel better about themselves."
She also points out that the advantages of the service extend beyond a boost in confidence. Permanent makeup endures a good night's sleep, a swim in the pool, or an intense workout. She also notes that clients who spend even just 15 minutes on makeup application a day could save 90 hours worth of time a year that could be better spent taking the SAT 22.5 times.
Health & Beauty Holistic Institute relies on a wide array of treatments to address skin concerns, promote healthy weight loss, and just help you relax a little. The institute's licensed therapists are fluent in nine massage modalities, including a hot-stone massage that eases tension with heated rocks and a lymphatic-drainage technique that detoxifies with gentle strokes.
Armed with professional skincare products by Yon-Ka and Dermalogica, the team of aestheticians restores skin's youthful glow with pampering, aromatic facials. While the therapists can help clients shed pounds with body wraps and non-surgical cavitation sessions, they also encourage them to take a more active role with weekly yoga, Zumba, and bear-wrestling classes.
The cutting-edge beauty techniques taught at CAMMUA Makeup Academy prepare budding makeup artists for the high-fashion world as well as careers in TV or film. The techniques and vision of founder Gia Deo shape the school's curriculum, and she has personally mentored every one of the school’s teachers. Advanced FX classes teach students how to use foam and latex appliances, facial hair, and bald caps to turn an actor into an otherworldly creature or make a werewolf presentable enough for a job interview. The academy’s comprehensive makeup kits combine with intensive beauty-certification classes that cover the essentials of being a makeup artist. Members of the public can enroll in one-session makeup tutorials, which cover flattering color palettes and impart concealer techniques to hide redness rather than entire eyes.
With locations throughout California, including LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, San Jose, Inland Empire, Ventura County, and Orange County, the knowledgeable staffers at Planet Beauty stock the store?s shelves with enough top-quality beauty products to outfit a regiment of beauticians. Guided by experience as aestheticians, stylists, and makeup artists, they help guests navigate the roster of premium brands, which includes bad-hair-day-banishing products from Frederic Fekkai and K?rastase. Skincare potions from Peter Thomas Roth clear facial canvases before applications of Smashbox blush brighten cheeks or Divaderme lash extender make eyelashes visible from orbit.