Owner and celebrity hairstylist Al Michaels employs more than 33 years of experience and a team of salon professionals that has expertise in cutting, styling, and caring for all types of hair. Along with a full menu of salon and spa services?including nailcare, tanning, facials, and massages?the studio boasts the services of a chiropractor. Doctor of Chiropractor Richard Styler has performed chiropractic adjustments and shown clients the proper way to nap underneath their work desks for more than 20 years now. Permanent cosmetics are also available for the eyebrows, eyelids, lips, and as camouflage for scars.
RestoredHealth draws its inspiration from Dr. Weston Price, an early 1900s-era dentist who traversed the globe in search of natural ways to promote health. He found that people who adhere to primitive diets high in proteins, vegetables, and soaked grains live healthier and remain stronger than those who consume lots of manmade products, such as white sugar and refined vegetable oils. It is with this knowledge that RestoredHealth approaches its product line, infusing it with minerals, vitamins, and natural enzymes to help restore the health of its clients.
Certified trainer Nate has ingested countless supplements throughout his 14-year fitness career—that includes fitness management, intense-core personal training, and an extensive knowledge of nutrition and supplementation. Nate's passion to help others obtain a healthy lifestyle led him to become nationally certified through the American Council of Exercise in 2000. To help other exercisers achieve their goals and enhance their lives, he shares his favorite supplements at his eponymous shop, Nate's Muscle Market. The store's selection includes workout essentials such as multivitamins, fat burners, and protein powders that are made of finely crushed dumbbells. The Muscle Market also hosts unique and hard to find products such as UG Pharma Savage which helps build muscle. During customer visits to the store, Nate is also available to assist clients in customizing a nutrition and workout plan.
Medelity Healthcare, Inc.'s staff of board-certified physicians and medical professionals help clients feel younger inside and out with a wide range of non-invasive treatments. Facial peels reduce the appearance of breakouts and sun damage on the skin, while dermal fillers for sagging skin and wrinkle-smoothing injectables take years off the face without the need for surgery or wishing on a cursed monkey's paw. Coolsculpting sessions shrink and shape stubborn deposits of fat on the body, while bio-identical hormone therapy helps to correct the effects of aging with customized hormone treatments.
Inside Beauty Loop, the shelves are lined with colorful bottles of high-end fragrances, conditioners, and skincare products. To help clients locate products that suit their individual needs, a professional aesthetician stands by to offer insights and suggestions. This brand-savvy professional may point out that SkinCeuticals cleansers fight acne with exfoliating salicylic acid. Or, they may note that St. Tropez products supply a way to simulate a suntan or a gingerbread cookie. For infants, they'll likely mention skincare products by California Baby, which contain pure ingredients that will not aggravate sensitive skin.
As for hair products, the store features shampoos and styling aides by Moroccanoil and Mixed Chicks. Finishing touches include makeup by Smashbox, volume-boosting mascara by RevitaLash, and imported fragrances from L'Artisan Parfumeur.
On the sun-dappled streets of Long Beach, the broad glass windows of 2nd Street Beauty Boutique’s flagship store sparkle just as brightly as the rows of cosmetics that rest behind them. Inside each 2nd Street Beauty outpost, sleek white beauty stations hoist Stila blushes and rows of Smashbox lipsticks that stand in perfectly straight lines like soldiers at attention or British people queuing for the bus. With an elixir, serum, or solution for every hair, skin, and nail concern imaginable, the staff at 2nd Street Beauty guides guests through dozens of high-end products, and even performs facials and hair services in the adjacent salon.