A bright yellow accent wall lends a sunny feel to Sugar Rays' all-white interior—as does the fact that many customers emerge with fresh tans. Their tans are sunless, however; a product of the salon's organic sugar cane spray tan formula. Imbued with aloe and vitamin E, it nourishes skin while leaving behind a natural, even glow. The salon complements these organic tans with eco-friendly services, from waterless pedicures to nails imprinted with 1,000-word essays on the benefits of hugging a tree.
Lavender walls, velvety furnishings, and a sparkling chandelier greet faces at DermStore—part spa oasis determined to make guests as pretty as its interior. Dermstore offers high-quality, often hard to find, skincare, haircare, and cosmetic brands—including Decleor, Dermalogica, Eminence, Guinot, Phytomer, Yonka, Thibiant, Sothys and Darphin.
Within the physical location’s walls, a team of aestheticians uses these top-of-the-line skincare brands to tend to faces. Nearby, experienced stylists chop split ends, weave golden highlights into dull locks, and design updos. The spa services can achieve a range of goals from highlighting the green in your eyes to making your twin sister look like the evil one just once.
Nail Garden Hermosa Beach has re-designed the traditional salon to reverse problems found in the everyday nail spot. Instead of smelling like acrylic or having chairs with pipes in the foot basins, each of the seven locations is outfitted with a sophisticated ventilation system that keeps the air clear of strong fumes. The team assiduously scrubs and sanitizes the pipe-free basins between each pedicure, so that clients always soak their weary feet in sparkling, germ-free water. Meanwhile, those same clients sip green tea with one hand while the other two stretch out in front of a nail technician, who beautifies their tips with durable Shellac, glitter, or formaldehyde-free OPI polish.
GlamMe Beauty Studio’s team travel to homes, places of work, and dentists’ offices to pamper clients. They also work at 11 salons in LA and surrounding areas. Stylists cut hair, magically grow hair with extensions, and embellish strands with semipermanent color and highlights. They also beautify nails during mani-pedis, wax away fuzz on faces, and add drama to peepers with eyelash extensions.
For more than a quarter of a century, Sirrell has performed custom beauty and relaxation treatments using the most up-to-date techniques. She analyzes each client’s unique skin type before prescribing ideal products, which may come from high-end brands such as Jan Marini, Le Meiux, and Jane Iredale mineral makeup. The spa also invites guests to indulge in full-body waxing, detox slimming tummy wraps, make-up applications, and spray tans, all enhanced by soothing music and an air-filtration system that turns oxygen into giggle gas.
Patrons who visit South Bay Xpress Spa and Wax rest easy knowing that they've entrusted their skin to expert aestheticians. That's because the staff undergoes continual training in alternative waxing techniques, facial treatments, and lash enhancement procedures. With this knowledge in hand, the staff pampers clients from head to tail with microdermabrasion, brow tinting, lash perms, and body waxing.