Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Signature facial and eyelash extensions
Brands Used: CosMedix and Xtreme Lash
Pro Tip: Our peels provide dramatic results with gentle formulations and remain on the skin for 6?8 hours.
Until humans learn how to download consciousness onto a computer, being beautiful will be important. Thank goodness for Natalie Morgan's Face Boutique. The salon's skilled aestheticians can swiftly wax away unwanted hair from brow outskirts, or reverse the signs of aging with an invigorating facial treatment. Guests may also request a specialty makeup session to transform a boring pumpkin into a sexy dinner date.
The stylists at Sanctuary Salon & Spa are committed to creating stylish, fashion-forward haircuts. But they're equally committed to making their clients happy. So before they ever pick up a pair of shears, they consult with each client to learn their hairstyling needs and goals. Then they assess the client's unique facial structure and features. The result? A haircut that's been wholly customized to flatter and please each customer. The stylists can also complement the new cuts with color services and keratin treatments.
Over on the spa side, on-staff aestheticians and massage therapists keep the pampering experience going. Aestheticians offer facials for all skin types?think clarifying, brightening, and anti-aging treatments. And massage therapists customize their therapeutic kneadings to each client, helping them relax while focusing on the most attention-starved muscles.
The stylists at Vixen Lash Studio boost each client's natural beauty with eyelash extensions customized to eye shape and hair type. They meticulously apply the extensions one at a time to individual eyelashes, ensuring a look that's stunning yet natural. They also keep skin looking smooth and youthful with waxing and skincare services.
In the late 1920s, the Great Depression was rendering most Americans professionally and financially paralyzed. But in a small California kitchen, Merle Nethercutt Norman was putting a plan in motion to formulate her own skincare products and share them with family and friends. She truly believed in her formulas, knowing that by getting them on as many faces as possible, she would develop a following of customers. She was right—within a few years she and her nephew were opening their first studio in Santa Monica, and they eventually unveiled a series of independently operated stores that enabled women to take ownership during a time of gender-based limitations such as men-only restrooms.
Today, in approximately 2,000 stores across three countries, the three basic principles of Merle's original vision still apply. Each studio is independently owned and fosters an in-depth knowledge of the company's own line of makeup and skincare products. Just as Merle shared her creations with close friends and sallow mannequins more than 80 years ago, today's aestheticians embody the business's "try before you buy" philosophy. A menu of complimentary studio services—from foundation checks to express facials—allows patrons to sample the lauded brand before committing to the purchase of products or full spa treatments.
Professionals at Pure Aesthetics & Beauty Bar use natural ingredients to clean up both bodies and faces during scrubs, facials, and vajacials. Aestheticians also tend to the bikini area with a Parisian strip-less wax and tinting services in such hues as purple, pink, brown, and black.