Aida Thibiant European Day Spa 449 North Canon Dr. 310-278-7565. Custom facials, Vitamin C treatments, triple bark Vichy showers, marine muds, and intensive massage are just a few of the luxurious treatments you'll find at this sanctuary of a spa.
Burke Williams Day Spa 8000 Sunset Blvd.; 323-822-9007. Famous for its slogan, "beyond the spa," Burke Williams offers a full array of treatments including signature spa massages and wraps in a luxurious "wet room." Enjoy aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, or even an invigorating pregnancy massage. The spa also features facial, hair, and nail care. 9 a.m. -10 p.m every day.
Connie Stevens's Garden Sanctuary 426 South Robertson Dr., 310-288-3024. Greenhouse-inspired interior houses world-class spa. Along with Connie Stevens' signature Forever Spring cosmetics, the Sanctuary offers hair treatments, facials, Swedish massages, manicures, and more. The gift shop offers Steven's beauty products, candles, lamps, pillows, and linens as well as afternoon tea.
David Dru Health Salon 8950 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 214; 310-273-8060. An Aveda product concept salon. This full service hair salon concentrates on health as well as hair. Homeopathics and Holofiber–fabric active wear also available.
Dean Rhodes Salon 9461 Little Santa Monica Blvd.; 310- 276-2418. This hair salon also includes full spa services like body wraps, massages, manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials, Alpha Hydroxy treatments, and natural colour cosmetics. Also offered is a newly developed particle skin exfoliation treatment called Dermaglow.beautification of the skin. 9 a.m -5 p.m. Tues. – Sat.; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Weds.
Ergonique 448 N. Bedford Dr.; 310-247-8756. 125 massages, facials, and treatments; Moroccan Mist, The Body Renaissance includes an aromatherapy massage or basic facial plus manicure, pedicure, shampoo, and styling. Vacation packages include surgical procedures
Essence of Nature 6333 W. 3 St., Farmer's Market; 323-931-9593. A little aromatherapy store with a big selection of world famous aromatherapy products. Find Burt's Bees, Greenleaf, Rain and China Rain trademark products, as you wander amidst incense and aroma therapy candles. Be sure to make an appointment for a massage to relax your mind, body, and soul after trying to decide which products you will take home. Get a sample on the weekends when they offer free 3-minute massages.
Faces & Bodies by Victoria DeLa Guerra 11982 Wilshire Blvd.; 310-820-0024. Enjoy an extensive selection of body and skin treatments to make you feel great inside and out. Celeb clientele includes international beauties Raquel Welch and Barbra Streisand
Frederic Fekkai Beaute de Provence 440 N. Rodeo Dr; 310-777-8700. A connoisseur of health and beauty, the world-famous Frederic Fekkai offers both hair styling and a full service salon/mini spa. The hair styling is famous for its elegant simplicity and individual flair. Indulge in a day of grooming with massages, facials, reflexology treatments, seaweed body wraps, sea salt body scrubs, self-tanning sessions, waxing services, makeup lessons, manicures, pedicures, and bridal services. Gift certificates, complimentary gift-wrap, and special delivery services are also available. 10 a.m - 5:30 p.m. Mon.; 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Tues., Weds., Fri., Sat.; 8:30 a.m - 6:30 p.m. Thurs.
Gavert Atelier 9666 Brighton Way; 310-858-7898. This modern, eclectic hair salon provides superior hair coloring, styling, and Asian inspired artistry. The development of products like Kami Shitsu Kaizen, a retexturizing and relaxation treatment as well as the reconditioning Komenuka Bijin Hair Treatment make Gavert Atelier truly a salon of the millennium. The hair styling itself combines funky new trends with classic elegance for a sensible, natural look. Manicures and pedicures are also available. Open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Tue-Fri.; 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat., and 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sun.,
The Greenhouse 417 N. Canon Dr.; 310-274-6417. Modeled after the famed Greenhouse in Arlington, TX, which offers week-long escapes into self-indulgence, this day spa brings the Southern hospitality to Beverly Hills. From a variety of facials (including laser, algae, and aloe vera) to suit every skin type and need, to massages, makeup, mud, and body therapies such as the Shiatsu Drainage and Hawaiian Hot Rocks, The Green House offers the finest services to the world's most discriminating clientele.
Guiseppe Franco Salon 350 N. Canon Dr.; 310-274-8967. As one of the the top three hairdressers in the world, Giuseppe Franco works from 8:30 a.m. until "whenever" to accommodate his busy and often famous clientele. The hair styling is personalized, elegant, and always sexy, and Franco also insists on a friendly and comfortable atmosphere is his salon.
J. Beverly Hills 9667 Wilshire Blvd.; 310-278-JUAN. This European-style hair salon and mini-spa offers only natural, biodegradable, and non-animal tested products. Massages, manicures, pedicures, and other spa/salon services are available. Also available in the salon are soothing aromatherapy treatments and all-natural waxing 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat.; 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thurs.
Jim Bussic Salon, B 251 S. Robertson Blvd between Charleville and Gregory Way; 310- 854-3010. Luxuriate in this informal, intimate salon experience or bask in its tranquil, charming courtyard setting. Whatever your need, and mood, let us indulge it while you relax amidst the friendly, personal staff And don't forget to ask the advice of the expert colorists on staff while you get personal attention.
Judy Ferber Skin Care Salon 9424 Dayton Way, #209; 310-278-1898. This multi-purpose facility offers regular facials, enzyme peels, eyebrow and eyelash maintenance, and waxes. Also available are special skin treatments such as moisturizing treatments, Glycolic Acid Peeling, Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peeling, hand treatments, muscle toning treatments, or eye care treatments to rejuvenate, nourish, and correct skin problems.
La Coupe Lintermans 412 N. Bedford Dr.; 310-274-5106. Save time with this 30-minute dry cut, perfect for the on-the-go working woman. Lintermans' styling is blunt, simple, and easy to manage. The objective of this "fly-by" salon is strong, healthy, and elegant hair. Highlighting, coloring, and makeup are also available.
LuKaRo Salon 323 N. Beverly Dr.; 310-275-2536. A warm and unpretentious salon known for both its elegant simplicity and stylistic flair, LuKaRo offers hair styling and coloring to accommodate the individual. The staff is always discreet and professional. In fact, the salon is known for its ability to keep celebrity secrets. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tues Sat.; 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thurs.
Makeup!Bobbe Joy 236 1/2 S. Beverly Dr.; 310-275-2469 for appt. or 1-877-22-MAKEUP to order. This beauty salon's services include makeup lessons, makeovers, eyebrow shaping, and other grooming services. A client leaves the premises with seemingly flawless features. The makeup is custom-blended at the salon and can match any color. Check out the new line of chocolate-flavored lipsticks while you're there.
Olympic Spa 3915 W. Olympic Blvd.; 323-857-0666. This enervating day spa for women specializes in facial treatments, body scrubs, massage, and aromatherapy. General spa admission is $15 and includes the use of the pools, Jacuzzi, and saunas; showers, lockers, towels, and robes are also provided to spa guests. 9 a.m - 9:30 p.m. every day.
Peninsula Beverly Hills 9882 Santa Monica Blvd.; 310-551-2888. Enjoy world-class spa services poolside in your own private cabana. Spa features luxury body treatments such as polishes, scrubs, and wraps using Decleor products. Enjoy a variety of innovative massages including underwater, calming, and deep-tissue as well as the Vichy shower for exfoliating and moisturizing.
Nicole Gregory Skin Care Studio 9871 Santa Monica Blvd.; 310-557-3694. The studio offers deep cleansing facials, new oxygen skin treatments, hot paraffin masks for rehydration, and a full cosmetics line including cleansers, toners, creams, and masks. A mini-spa also provides massages, wraps, waxing, and makeup for the complete beautification process.
Planet Salon Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills; 310-659-8789. Aveda concept salon offering youthful yet sophisticated styling and coloring; makeup, skin care, sunless tanning, facials, and waxing also available; manicures and pedicures may include massage/reflexology, exfoliant, and customized masque.
Ripsy's Nail Salon 301 N. Canon Dr., inside Verabella Skin Therapy Salon; 310-858-8486. Therapeutic nail treatments emphasizing natural nail growth; offers pedicures, orthopedicures, and a complementary five minute reflexology massage.
Shara Inc. 9960 Santa Monica Blvd.; 310-282-5440. Visit this full-service luxury salon for hair services, make-up, face and body treatments, and massages all under one roof. Choose from the different stress-relieving indulgences,, including Shara Inc.'s ultra-relaxing pregnancy-stress relieving massage, as well as many other indulgents treatments. Join us for a moment, an hour, a day of peace and pampering.
Skin Spa 17401 Ventura Blvd., Encino; phone number. Take a "time-out" from reality to unwind at this famously refreshing full-service salon and spa. The beautifully adorned haven features "getaways" such as world's only mud bar or new outdoor Rooftop Island, as well as relaxing oxygen masks. The menu includes massages and body wraps complete with soothing aromatherapy techniques. The spa even provides refuge to droves of bedraggled celebrity clientele desperate to escape the grind of urban routine.
Soraya Hair Care Center 9370 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 208; 310-273-3350. Home to the 100% natural hair treatment which successfully treats temporary hair loss, heavy dandruff, itchy scalp, thinning hair, and even prevents baldness. For twelve years, Soraya has delivered her one-hour treatment involving scalp massages and natural substances which increase the blood circulation necessary to produce thick, healthy hair. She also specializes in an ancient Persian technique of leg waxing, which has Melanie Griffith's stamp of approval. Complete hair treatment, $60-90. Leg treatment, $50.
Spa LaQuinta 49-499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta Resort and Club located in Palm Springs; 760-564-4111. Spas are no longer strictly women’s territory. An attempt to remove the sexism in spa clientele brings Just for Guys Facials and PGA WEST Golf Massages to this spa. Don't worry ladies, you can still indulge in their signature Celestial Shower and Sacred Stone Therapy.
Susan Ciminelli Day Spa 224 N. Rodeo Dr., 310-858-3938. Hair guru Jose Eber has revamped his Beverly Hills salon with the addition of East Coast superstar facialist Susan Ciminelli. With her holistic, total-well-being outlook, Ciminelli offers massages, facials, wraps, and even meditation and visualization to provide the finest skin care from the inside out.
Sublime 9640 Santa Moncia Blvd.; 310-272-2000. An art deco decor and a vintage martini bar (used by stylists to hold the tools of their trade) set Sublime apart from all the others. Their bistro serves healthy food, tonics, and juice drinks, but celebs and locals alike flock to Sublme for their massage treatments, aromatherapy, hair styling, and facials bring in Ashley Judd and Charlize Theron.
Tipperary 9422 Dayton Way; 310-274-0294. Recapture the magic of childhood in this kids-only salon, complete with toys and games to keep your child occupied while patient, kid-oriented stylists do their magic. Geared towards kids of all ages and great for babies first haircuts. $23-30.
Verabella Skin Therapy Salon 301 N. Canon Dr; 310-278-4733. With a name that means "true beauty," this state-of-the-art skin care facility includes facials, microdermobration, Beta-Hydroxy peels, Vitamin C Treatments, European fruit enzyme, glycolic peels, collagen therapy, hydrating hand treatments. The salon also offers eyelash, eyebrow tinting, eyebrow arching, manicures, pedicures, orthopedicures, face and body waxing, and massage therapy. The techniques of the salon combine homeopathic remedies with the latest dermatological advances to produce beautiful, healthy skin. Also located in the salon is Ripsy's Nail Salon offering therapeutic nail treatments emphasizing natural nail growth; the salon services include a complimentary five-minute reflexology massage. 9 a.m - 6 p.m. Tue. - Sat.