In the late 1920s, the Great Depression was rendering most Americans professionally and financially paralyzed. But in a small California kitchen, Merle Nethercutt Norman was putting a plan in motion to formulate her own skincare products and share them with family and friends. She truly believed in her formulas, knowing that by getting them on as many faces as possible, she would develop a following of customers. She was right—within a few years she and her nephew were opening their first studio in Santa Monica, and they eventually unveiled a series of independently operated stores that enabled women to take ownership during a time of gender-based limitations such as men-only restrooms.
Today, in approximately 2,000 stores across three countries, the three basic principles of Merle's original vision still apply. Each studio is independently owned and fosters an in-depth knowledge of the company's own line of makeup and skincare products. Just as Merle shared her creations with close friends and sallow mannequins more than 80 years ago, today's aestheticians embody the business's "try before you buy" philosophy. A menu of complimentary studio services—from foundation checks to express facials—allows patrons to sample the lauded brand before committing to the purchase of products or full spa treatments. The spa at Merle Norman Thousand Oaks also offers detoxifying infrared body wraps that help burn up to 1200 calories in one session. The treatment may help clients lose inches, tighten cellulite, rejuvenate skin, and boost immune response.
Chella Brow Bar’s experts use a keen eye and steady hand to form clients’ brows into perfect arches that shape facial features. A coat of wax removes unwanted strands that stray from the perfect brow line. The experts also wax unwanted fuzz on upper lips and cheeks. Other services include facial waxing, lash and brow tinting, and false lash application. Chella Brow Bar also sells its own line of Chella products to beautify brows, lashes, and eyes. To fully refresh faces, clients can rejuvenate the skin during facials.
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Get the inside scoop on the latest hair trends and fads from the stylists at Michelle's Hair Salon in Westlake Village.
Clear up your clogged pores and blackheads with a replenishing facial.
Waxing and threading are just some of the offered options to remove unwanted hair from your body and face.
This salon offers professional hair care services for every hair type, including straight and curly.
This salon is more than happy to take care of you after scheduling an appointment.
Michelle's Hair Salon accepts many different payment methods, including major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
A nearby parking lot is readily available for Michelle's Hair Salon's customers.
In a world of changing styles, Michelle's Hair Salon will help your unique look stay timeless.
Maggie has everything covered from the neck up. As a licensed hair stylist, she creates classic and modern haircuts enhanced with face-framing highlights. Certifications in Brazilian Blowouts, Yuko Japanese System Hair Straightening, and hair extensions enable her to expertly iron out frizz and add realistic-looking extensions using both human and Barbie hair. Maggie offers three services that focus on plumping up the lash line. She applies eyelash extensions in various lengths and thicknesses to existing fringe. A curl system enhances lashes even more, and tinting them saves clients time from applying mascara each morning.
And as a certified permanent makeup artist, Maggie also saves clients time from daily primping routines by covering faces with permanent eyeliner and lip color.
After your hair removal treatment from The Waxing Goddess in Westlake Village, you can enjoy smooth, hairless skin on your body and face.
Treat your mane to a treatment it deserves, such as hair cuts and color and highlights.
The staff at The Waxing Goddess understands that hair removal can be discomforting and that's why they offer a range of quick, pain-free services.
Make sure that you call ahead and make your beauty service appointment before heading to this salon — it's appointment only.
Drivers can take advantage of the parking lot near The Waxing Goddess and save time on hunting for a parking spot.
Commute by bike to The Waxing Goddess and find easy bike parking.
Schedule a hair removal service at The Waxing Goddess and receive the treatment that you deserve.