There are very few treatments that fall out of the beauty jurisdiction of Salon Le Rouge ?s stylists. They are, after all, equipped to snip and color hair, apply makeup, and spritz on natural-looking glows. And when they?re not busy topping digits with fume-free polish, they bring about soothing relief with facials and reflexology treatments.
Walking into Meleesa The Salon feels like a breath of fresh air?and not just because of the picture windows and breezy palette of blues and greens. It's also because the team is committed to using eco-friendly products, such as hair color and cruelty-free styling elixirs from Kevin Murphy.?Equally refreshing is their stylist program, which enables clients to choose a stylist for services that range from precision cuts and balayage to bridal styling and japanese straightening. In addition to hair services, Meleesa's crew performs threading, brow tinting, lash extensions, and four types of facials. Their conscientiousness even continues after the service: the salon reuses various materials, keeps printing to a minimum, and donates hair for cleaning up oil spills and making gag pi?atas.
Headed by Dr. Anil K. Gandhi, the Fountain Of Youth Surgical Center transforms bodies with state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures. The developer of Awake Breast Augmentation—which uses local anesthesia to reduce surgery time and mimimize the dangers of blood loss—Dr. Gandhi is dedicated to helping his patients look their best while maintaining their safety. In addition to full-fledged surgery, Dr. Gandhi oversees less intrusive makeovers, including Botox injections, laser liposuction, and Sharpie drawings of fetching facial hair.
At Adonis Spa, aestheticians invoke the eponymous Greek god of beauty and follow tips that surface during in-depth consultations as they craft custom concoctions of plant-derived Pure Fiji skincare products. The spa sets a soothing tone the moment clients walk through the door: peaceful music wafts throughout the space, fruit-infused water or herbal tea beckons clients' palates, and aestheticians sing lullabies to stressed-out complexions. The treatments themselves also soothe. Therapists incorporate aromatherapy into their massages, for instance, and aestheticians cosset skin with plant- and mineral-derived products whenever possible.
According to a feature that OC Weekly writer Michelle Woo penned in praise of Beyond Beauty Lashes, a visit to one of their six private treatment rooms can yield big results. That's because the salon's extensionists meticulously elongate eyelashes using synthetic extensions, with the option to upgrade to silk or mink options harvested humanely from live animals, just like the cookies harvested from cookie monsters. Clients can choose from various lengths, thicknesses, and colors to achieve their desired look. The extensions typically last 60?100 days, shedding gradually with natural lashes.
OM Day Spa's quintet of therapists performs a plethora of pampering massage, skincare, and waxing services. A few therapists take care of the skincare side of the spa. They execute everything from manual dermabrasion to facials that employ ironizing technology and magnets to erase blemishes. Others handle the massage side, having mastered modalities such as Swedish, warm bamboo, and prenatal. The team also provides body slimming and detoxing wraps, as well as cosmetic enhancements such as eyelash extensions.