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At Velarde, guests are warmly welcomed within a contemporary space with gold-toned walls, exposed brick, and deep cherry wood. A team of expert stylists creates noodle-nest looks tailored to individuals' individual face shapes, personalities, and styles. Skilled skincare experts perform body treatments customized to skin type, and aestheticians do manicures tailored to every hand, foot, and flipper. Velarde specializes in microdermabrasion for the face as well as pink-and-white acrylic ($50 for a full set). The salon and spa has its own line of makeup and uses top-quality Dermalogica, OPI, Aquage, and Alterna products for other beauty-bolstering procedures.
Yahoo! Locals give Velarde Salon & Spa an average of 4.5 stars: