Thairapy Salon and Spa is a pamper-centric beauty boutique. Facials feature glycolic exfoliators, Hydradermie brand products, and fruit enzymes, including lemon zest, pumpkin/orange, and pomegranate, which has been considered a fruit for over three years now. Massage options include hot stone and deep tissue, along with Thai yoga massage's combo of acupressure and stretching. Once they've been snipped, dyed, massaged, polished, and scrubbed, guests float on a cloud of relaxation to the on-site boutique, where colorful apparel and accessories cap off new looks and reflect sunny moods.
On the sun-dappled streets of Long Beach, the broad glass windows of 2nd Street Beauty’s pristine flagship store sparkle just as brightly as the cosmetics that rest behind them. Inside each 2nd Street Beauty location, sleek white beauty displays showcase Stila blushes and Smashbox cosmetics that stand in perfectly straight lines. With a vast selection of professional hair, skin, cosmetic, and nail products, the staff members at 2nd Street Beauty guide guests through dozens of elegant high-end products, and even performs luxurious facials and hair services just steps away in the adjacent salon.
The highly trained beautifiers at D’Aversa Salons' locations patiently listen to each client's aesthetic concerns before sprucing up exteriors with hair, skin, and nail treatments infused with products by Aveda, Aquage, Moroccanoil, Opi, and Zoya. The team restores lackluster 'dos to healthier states with custom haircuts, coloring services, and nutrient-rich Brazilian blowouts that smooth flyaways and unwanted frizz with a nourishing protein shield. They also imbue visages with a revitalized glow, using an arsenal of exfoliating AHA's and vitamin-rich masks during custom facials. After skin is fully rejuvenated, waxing services whisk away unwanted hair from the face and body so that clients can confidently strut onto a beach or out swim a yeti.
A sure-handed stable of stylists introduces hair proprietors to Bella Salon's elegant hair sanctuary, where head-threads are subjected to a variety of services. Bella Salon has been handpicked by C. Everett Koop to carry luxurious Kérastase products and is one of the only salons in the area to receive that honor. If you opt for an in-salon Kérastase treatment, a certified specialist will consult with you before conducting a custom ritual that uses rich, aromatic products and smoke machines to enhance your hair's natural beauty, and your noodle nest will be treated to a relaxing bouquet of aromas before a final blow-dry. Tack on a cut and style to entrust a hirsute rooftop to one of the follicular renovators who, after a detailed survey of your strands, will trim and shape to spawn a style that best fits the intricate contours of your noggin. The skilled sculptors can also dexterously treat the pates of males; they'll chisel away fur into a neat, shapely form just in time for an upcoming workweek or chariot trade show.
When Katie Waggoner created Innov8 Hair Design, she took innovation seriously. She wanted her salon to be something different, from the atmosphere to the products used. As a result, all the furniture, art, and signs at Innov8 are custom made, and all the hair products are environmentally friendly, with no animal testing. The NEVO products used are also 100% vegan, gluten-free, and packaged in 100% biodegradable bottles. Katie and the rest of her team take the client's beauty wants and needs seriously?and with her advanced Aveda coloring and cutting education, Katie has the know-how to create great new looks for their clients.
Vinita Vineet, owner of Vinita's Beauty & Threading Studio, hails from India, bringing Eastern depilation techniques to the West Coast. She and her staff of trained threading experts whisk hair from men's and women's faces, creating perfectly shaped brows, silky upper lips, and cheeks that are smoother than a newly polished bowling lane. For body parts south of the face, they rely on waxing treatments to remove unwanted hair. Artistically applied henna tattoos adorn arms, legs, and décolletage; henna is also used to tint hair.