The skincare experts at Kareen Aesthetics specialize in facial peels, whose chemicals exfoliate away dull surfaces to reveal the dewier, brighter complexions hiding just beneath. Accordingly, their arsenal of peels is extensive: there are name-brand peels, like those by Jessner and TCA, medical-grade VI peels, and peels designed to accomplish specific beauty goals. They even stock body peels, which treat skin south of the neck to leave wings and tails looking much younger. Peels aren't the only game in town, of course; visitors can also opt for antioxidant skin therapy, microdermabrasion, or an LED facial. Whether they're spotlighting skin with antioxidants, light, peels, or diamonds, technicians take time to keep clients relaxed and let them savor their moment of pampering.
The hair-pampering pros at The Haircutters have trimmed locks and transformed outmoded manes for more than a quarter of a century. Unlike many salons, in which shampooing is a separate service, the team starts off every haircut and style by treating scalps to suds with handfuls of professional products from top brands such as Biolage and American Crew.
Apart from the signature shampoo-and-cuts, the staff at The Haircutters also offers color and texturizing services. Redken color camp for men gets hombres’ heads looking good, and spiral perms cascade with curls. Devoted to client convenience, The Haircutters welcomes walk-ins seven days a week.
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.
Regardless of their hair's texture or skin's type, teens, men, and women can rid themselves of unwanted hair?naturally. Sugaring LA specializes in sugarings, which employ an organic paste made of sugar, lemon, and water to remove undesired fuzz from faces and physiques. The gentle mixture, which is applied at a lukewarm temperature, offers numerous benefits. In addition to being less painful than other hair-removal methods, sugarings remove hair in its natural direction, which eliminates breakage and ingrown hairs, and exfoliates dead skin cells, leaving skin soft and hair-free.
From her station within the ocean-inspired digs of The Loft Salon, Bridgett Ballou draws on 18 years of experience cutting, coloring and smoothing hair with keratin treatments to craft a flattering look for every client. Guests in her talented hands can gaze out the windows at the surrounding beachside community as they bask in new hairstyles or vibrant makeup applications. Those waiting their turn, meanwhile, can kick back on a furnished outdoor patio, where swaying palm trees silently beg the stylist to smooth their unruly fronds.