At Oh My Nails!, appointments are intended to be indulgent experiences. The staff members specialize in trimming, filing, and polishing nails, leaving the fingers and toes looking tidy. However, they also offer to pamper their clients by adding everything from hot-towel wraps and soothing paraffin dips to gentle massages and exfoliating scrubs as they beautify nails. The team doesn't stop with the hands and feet though. The spa's aestheticians also perform revitalizing facial treatments using Bioelements products, which leave the skin looking as radiant as a chandelier made of fireflies.
Robert Wagner—the owner of Maxwell's Salon of London—leads a team of stylists and colorists as they beautify clients in a space tucked just below the scenic Turtle Rock foothills. Featured on KTLA News, Robert's team crafts elegant styles and maintains manes with a variety services. To help to ensure that clients depart with shimmering strands, the team uses products from Brazilian Blowout, Loreal Professional, and Moroccan Oil, rather than found glitter from the local disco-ball factory.
Taking their name from the 18% chromium and 8% nickel that transform regular steel into stainless steel, the staff of 18|8 Fine Men's Salons master grooming services to transform their clients into chiseled gentlemen. A greeter waits at the salon entrance with a complimentary beverage for each client and guides him to his stylist's booth or to a private or semiprivate treatment area for facials, massage, and other grooming sessions. Stylists carefully cut and color the hair of their clients, finishing Executive cuts and styles with five-minute shoulder massages and Bay Rum hot towels.
Technicians groom hands with MANicures and faces with straight-edge blade shaves and hot lather eos moisturizing shave cream. Guests can relax during 20-minute therapeutic massages to finish their visit and ease any tension built up in hands and forearms by excessive whittling.
The staff at Focus Medical Spa understands that no two patients are the same. That’s why an aesthetician, certified nurse, or board-certified doctor will design a treatment package to suit each client after a free consultation. Using products from Obagi, Dermagenetics, and the med spa’s own signature line, aestheticians treat wrinkles and blemishes with acne solutions, lift effect facials, and glycolic-acid peels. Laser technicians also use beams of light to remove spider veins and unwanted hair. The lasers have other functions, too; they remove signs of aging such as broken capillaries and dark pigment, and they make cool sounds when you tap them with a tuning fork.
Cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Reza Torchizy revamps skin surfaces with a spectrum of advanced laser and radio-frequency techniques. Treatments such as Thermage, Fraxel, and Botox whittle away dermal imperfections such as enlarged pores, rosacea, and brown spots. As a physician in California, Dr. Torchizy has dealt extensively with sun-damaged skin and premature aging, and his research in these areas contributed to the formulation of La Juvonce, a line of physician-strength skincare products.
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 Kérastase. Skincare potions from Dermalogica and Peter Thomas Roth clear facial canvases before applications of Smashbox blush brighten cheeks or Divaderme lash extender make eyelashes visible from orbit.