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Three thriving locations and a slew of press from outlets such as Teen Vogue and Fox News make a strong case for the success of LaBelle Day Spas & Salons. But the true testament to the salon and spa's success lies, quite literally, in the hands of owner and skincare specialist Bella Schneider. Bella is the winner of the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Crystal Award and has spent almost four decades helping clients including Audrey Hepburn and Michelle Pfeiffer, obtain healthy, glowing complexions.

Her humble European background led her to the salon where she would receive an apprenticeship at the young age of 14. This moment became the catalyst to her skincare career, which included earning an Economics degree in the States before opening the first LaBelle Day Spa and Salon in 1976. And even though she added two more locations by the late 1980's, the mission for each beauty haven has remained the same: to provide European-quality treatments that are science-based.

Bella and her team—which includes her daughter and grandson—use her personally-formulated line of products to ensure effective results during each service, which range from vitamin-infused facials to mani-pedis enhanced by essential oils and advanced body-contouring Endermologie treatments. LaBella's team also guarantees an exceptional experience by offering spa guests a relaxing foot soak. In the salons, master stylists and colorists customized hair services by using advanced balayage and precision cutting techniques, while Pilates instructors teach private lessons so clients can perfect their posture, alignment, and grace.

36 Stanford Shopping Ctr
Palo Alto,
CA
US

At Beauty Spa by Ereeda, massage therapist Igor Volfovskiy relaxes tense muscles with a slew of massage treatments in many modalities. Treatments range from quick 30-minute Swedish massages to two-hour sessions with hot stones or 90-minute deep-tissue massages that root out more serious aches.

200 S California Ave, Ste 190
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Owner and lead aesthetician Mahin Shafai opened Inspiration Day Spa in 2000, to take guests "away from the stressful modern world and provide a soothing escape to a peaceful place.” A 30-year veteran of the skincare industry, Shafai strives to offer the same type of luxurious spa services typically offered at high-end resorts and most Beverly Hills laundromats, including chakra-cleansing Japanese lava-stone massages and Dead Sea facials. Full-body waxing and slimming body wraps help visitors prepare for real vacations, and makeup services help ready faces for a night on the town, complete with lash tinting and custom-blended foundations.

To encourage clients to carry their newfound tranquility home with them, Shafai and her staff also carry a full line of retail products by Babor, DNA, and Yonka, and can customize an at-home regimen upon request.

325 Sharon Park Dr
Menlo Park,
CA
US

A therapeutic massage practice focused on 'aligning the body', 'calming the mind', and 'soothing the spirit' via the use of essential oils & aromatherapy, energy balancing (TCM, Thai & Reiki practices), and corrective bodywork.

325 Sharon Park Drive
Menlo Park,
CA
US

Most Popular Service: Spa packages combining massage and facial

Brands Used: Decleor, Circadia, Cosmedix, Epilfree

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Minimum Age Requirement: 12

Established: 2005

Staff Size: 11?25 people

Parking: Private parking

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Pro Tip: Describe the nature of services wanted. All of our services are based on collaborative dialogue.

Q&A with a Team Member

Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you include any supplementary services into your main services?

Fundamentally, we are in the healing business: we resolve stress, aid relaxation, relieve physical pain or injury, and foster and generate physical healing of both the skeletal and muscular body, as well as skin. Our services reach beyond the wonderful facials, massage, and waxing services to include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, Juvederm, and Botox.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

We want our guests to make their spa experience with us their own. We want to open our hearts and share our professionals skills and knowledge to help them improve themselves and their lives.

103 Gilbert Ave
Menlo Park,
CA
US

Helene Corrales is a good neighbor. As a resident of the community for more than 30 years, she understands which skincare treatments and massage services tend to appeal to the area's locals. Inside Helene's Body & Skin Care, she helms a team comprised of medical professionals, a massage therapist, and a licensed aesthetician. A collection of facial treatments attacks acne, oil, and signs of aging. Four massage modalities target tension in different ways, from foot-based reflexology to shiatsu massage, which focuses on the body's pressure points and ignores the body's emergency stop button.

3301 El Camino Real, Ste 200
Atherton,
CA
US