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Bren Lee Gomez

  • These hidden gems will deliver great results every time without breaking the bank and without a month-long waiting list.
  • Hair removal tends to be a pretty big priority to us Angelenos, which is no surprise when you show as much as skin as we do.
  • Between battling Los Angeles traffic and looking for parking, getting to a salon in L.A. can be stressful, time-consuming, and nerve-racking. If you arrive late, staff is liable to give your time slot away. If your appointment runs long, you start caring less about your service and more about when your meter is going to run out. Wouldn't it be nice if your hairstylist, nail tech, or makeup artist came to you instead?
  • Nail art: it's everywhere you look. From disco-balls to jingle bells, there's nothing you can't turn into a miniature work of art on your fingertips. While most salons can airbrush a few decorative flowers onto your tips without batting a lash, these are the go-to nail salons with artists ready to transform your nails into Instagrammable works of art.
  • When it comes to getting tattooed, there's no shortage of artists to choose from in Los Angeles. We’ve managed to round up seven of the city's tried-and-true standouts, each one boasting a highly-regarded reputation, faithful clients, and solid turnout of work again and again.
  • Get your permission slips signed: The Warby Parker Class Trip has arrived in Los Angeles! That's right--Warby Parker, purveyor of hip, trendy, and affordable glasses, has taken their product on a field trip to bring their showroom experience to life, and their six-month roadtrip has currently settled in Los Angeles.
  • Blow-on-the-go salons are currently the best trend in affordable luxury, and with new ones popping up in Los Angeles daily, we ask: Why wash and style your own hair, when you can get a professional to do it for you for $35 or under? Here are the top 10 places to get blown in L.A.

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