A Day Of Beauty On Melrose

A Day Of Beauty On Melrose

Beautiful people flock to Melrose Ave. – and they come to get beautiful. From exciting beauty supplies to tanning, spa experiences, eyelash enhancement, or the perfect brows, Melrose Ave. offers a chance to remake, re-up, or reinvigorate the most important person in your life: YOU.

Hair and Styling

THE GIRL CAVE

Both a beauty bar and a fashion boutique, The Girl Cave is a one-stop-shop for beauty and fashion. Owner Lis Dias offers hair styling, eye-lash artists, a brow artist, and clothing in the spot where “beauty and fashion collide,” according to the shop’s tagline.

The Girl Cave
7513 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 592 3233
http://girlcavela.com/

MELROSE HAIR STUDIO

Reasonably priced, yet always cool: that’s part of the appeal for a visit to Melrose Hair Studio. Pro haircuts, flat ironing, blow drying, hair extensions, hair coloring, highlights, and Keratin treatments are all on this salon’s menu. So too are esthetic services such as custom facials and lactic peels.

Melrose Hair Studio
7710 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 782-9311
http://www.melrosehairstudio.com/

STAG HAIR PARLOR

Chic and sleek, Stag Hair Salon offers a wide array of Davine’s hair-care products, textured cuts, and vibrant hair colors. Owner and stylist Lauren Bailey-Chaidez also offers spa-like services that detoxify hair, assist with hair loss, and calm sensitive scalp issues.

Stag Hair Parlor
7223 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 592-3496
http://staghairparlor.com/

Beauty Products

GREENLINE

Specializing in only-organic skin care products from around the world, Greenline offers a lush collection from eye cream to skin oxygen boosters. Not only that, but you can book a deliciously pampering Organic Oxygen Facial, too.

Greenline
7123 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-5369
https://greenlinebeauty.com/

LIME CRIME AT URBAN OUTFITTERS

Hip, glamorous beauty products are the order of the day at this cool spot in Urban Outfitters. Try products like Plushies soft focus lip veil, or indulge in the glowing Diamond Crushers glitter lipstick with tremendous sparkle. They’re vegan/cruelty free products, too. 

Lime Crime at Urban Outfitters
7650 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(805) 944-4979
www.limecrime.com

MELROSE BEAUTY CENTER

You’ll find everything from shampoos and conditioners to Moroccan oil for the ultimate in hair care to spectacular scents to all kinds of make-up…the list goes on. If it’s a product for hair, skin, nails, or body care, Melrose Beauty Center has it.

Melrose Beauty Center
7617 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.852.6910
http://www.melrosebeautycenter.com/ 

Tanning

 ORGANIC SHIMMER

Make yourself glow this summer with an organic spray tan from Organic Shimmer. This hip tanning salon also offers services such as UV tanning, hair removal, hair blow outs, and even dynamic 3D eyelash extensions. That tan, though – it’s rich in vitamins and minerals with coconut and jojoba oil, and it supports the protection of  skin against the damage caused by sun exposure. Plus: it looks great!

Organic Shimmer
7712 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 592-3982
www.organicshimmer.com

Spa Experience

RUTH’S SKIN CARE

Pamper yourself – that should be the first rule of summer. And Ruth’s Skin Care makes it easy to do. Try a luxurious 75-minute rejuvenating treatment that includes a face massage with Vitamin C & E and steam, plus lactic acid, collagen, buttermilk thermal mask, a scalp massage, and high-frequency therapy.

Ruth’s Skin Care
7310 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(310) 652-5220
http://ruthsskincare.com/

Brows and Lashes

BLINK BAR

Craving lush lashes? Just choose your lash style and material, then let Blink Bar work their eye lash extension magic. Using proprietary European-inspired lash application techniques, skilled staff here ensure that lashes stay long and healthy and beautiful. With over 300 types to choose from, you’ll be sure to find a look that enhances your baby blues (or browns, or greens). 

Blink Bar
7314 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(213) 447-2688 

OM THREADING

Beautiful brow threading is the thing here, along with facials and waxing services. Make your brows perfect without chemicals or harsh plucking. OM can also provide lash enhancement in their pretty salon space.

OM Threading
 7220 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 852-3333
http://www.omthreadingla.com/

ROSEBROWS

Take a bow to the spectacular brows. This luxurious brow-haven offers brow threading, brow tinting, and brow products. Plus: threading and waxing for other areas of the face and neck.

Rosebrows
7623 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 424-4032
http://www.rosebrows.com/

THE BROW GAL

Celebrities flock to visit The Brow Gal, and for good reason. Thick brows, thin brows, all shapes and styles, it’s an art, and brow artist Tonya began her career with a stint at the London-based Royal Academy of the Arts to prove it. Halle Berry and Julia Roberts come to her, so why wouldn’t you?

The Brow Gal
7605 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(310) 279-7465
www.thebrowgal.com

Nails

 NAILVANA

Gels, acrylics, standard manicures, pedicures, and a punch card system that lets regular customers reap rewards: that’s Nailvana. And this friendly salon also offers over 300 colors from neon to metallics.

Nailvana
7326 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-0999

ATELIER CUTICLE NAIL SPA

Known for their long-lasting gel manicures and for creating complex art designs on nails, Atelier offers an extensive selection of colors including OPI, Essie, Zoya, and Deborah Lippmann. Available extras include callus removal.

Atelier Cuticle Nail Spa
7561 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 591-0102

About Genie Davis

GENIE DAVIS is a multi-published novelist and journalist, and produced screen and television writer living in Los Angeles. Her novels range from suspense to romance, mystery, and literary fiction, with titles including mystery thriller Marathon, the noir Gun to the Head, and the romantic suspense of Executive Impulse, Between the Sheets and Animal Attraction. In film, her screen work also spans a variety of genres from supernatural thriller to romantic drama, family, teen, and comedy, has written on staff for ABC-TV’s Port Charles; written, produced, and directed reality programming and wrote and co-produced the independent film, Losing Hope. As a journalist, you can see her work in many publications including her own diversionsLA.com.