With locations throughout California, including LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, San Jose, Inland Empire, Ventura County, and Orange County, 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 K?rastase. Skincare potions from Peter Thomas Roth clear facial canvases before applications of Smashbox blush brighten cheeks or Divaderme lash extender make eyelashes visible from orbit.
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.
A&S Skin Care's cadre of certified aestheticians specializes in alleviating epidermal ailments such as acne, discoloration, sun damage, and fine lines, all through a variety of visage-rejuvenating services. Med-spa treatments, such as microdermabrasion, shower skinscapes in a deluge of microcrystals to slough off the topmost layer of dead cells and reduce the appearance of acne scarring, fine lines, and sun damage. A variety of facials?including classic European, renewing collagen, and mineral-packed seaweed?work to restore and cleanse an array of skin types, including sensitive, oily, and dishwasher-safe.
Repose Salon and Spa offers guests the chance to relax within its private studio or rooftop garden and enjoy wine, tea, and a choice of music. Stylists and colorists tend to hairdos with trims, styling, color treatments, and extensions. Makeup services and cellulite laser treatments are also available.
At Splitends, men and women are encouraged to experiment with their look, which may result in strangers' inaudible mouth gapes and excessive staring. Confidently pass off the reigns of your flashy hair-drawn chariot to one of the many aesthetically adventurous stylists. Call on owner and resident rock sculptor Christopher Hall, whose razor-sharp electro-clash cuts will have Grandma pulling her hair out and then selling her hair on the Internet to pay for an electro-clash cut. Or Gina, whose knowledge of high-end products will leave you with locks more flowing than a soccer star’s, more volume pumped than a soccer crowd, and more sparkling than a freshly washed minivan belonging to one well-kempt soccer parent.
Under the guidance of board-certified physician Dr. Kamran Hakimian, Laser Touch Medical Clinic's team of skin professionals apply Veinwave technology to polish body parts marred by visible vessels. After a brief consultation, specialists penetrate the chosen zone with several minute, insulated needles, which apply focused heat to stubborn veins to make them close up, fade away, and leave skin clearer for future games of epidermal tic-tac-toe. Vessel-vanquishing results are usually noticeable immediately and the treatment requires no downtime, lending newly polished skin a speedy return to everyday activities.