Like building a house, maintaining personal beauty requires quality tools, professional advice, and an unlimited supply of superglue. Keep your bodily temple up to code with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of beauty products at one of 13 Orange County–area Planet Beauty locations.
Multitudes of styling supplies, makeup brands, and skin concoctions supply beauty buffs with at-home elegance, and expert aestheticians expertly handle hair within the in-house salon of this well-rounded boutique. Acclaimed products line the shelves, many chosen by customer request. Skincare solutions such as those of Dermalogica ($3–$180) pamper pelts without artificial colors, fragrances, or mineral oil, and L'Occitane ($3–$54) products, much like the Statue of Liberty's attitude, are imported straight from France. Seekers of sleeker, silkier hair can peruse deep-conditioning Moroccan Oil ($20.95–$41) products or explore the array of shampoos and conditioners by Bed Head ($9.95–$39.95).
Mineral-makeup trailblazer Jane Iredale ($8.95–$49.50) highlights features while maintaining healthy skin. Celebrities such as Charlize Theron and Wilford Brimley apply hues of Smashbox cosmetics ($16–$59) before modeling in grocery store photo shoots. A variety of gadgets and accessories complete Planet Beauty's primping picks, including brushes and cosmetic contraptions by Japonesque ($7.50–$60) and fine-tuning implements by Tweezerman ($5–$25).
Cityvoters name Planet Beach the Best Beauty Supply shop in 2010 and 2008. Three Yelpers give Planet Beauty in Del Mar an average of five stars. Seventeen Yelpers give the Alton Parkway location in Irvine an average of 3.5 stars, seven give the Pasadena location 4.5 stars, and seven give the Tustin location 3.5 stars. More than 2,400 Facebookers like the franchise.
- This really is my go-to place for beauty products. Not only do they have an amazing selection, but each person working here has the knowledge to back their products up. – Brooke A., Alton Parkway location, Yelp, 1/12/10