With so many new boutique fashion and accessory stores, unique beauty and culinary experiences and cruelty free skincare stores, West Hollywood is the go-to spot for beauty junkies. There is always something new and exciting happening in the beauty space at WeHo and here are a couple of places you need to visit the next time you find yourself in Los Angeles.
‘It’s not a facial, it’s a workout’ – Work out your face at WeHo’s Face Gym
This London bred company seamlessly combines the fitness and beauty by offering a different concept – a facial workout. Loved by celebs like model Karlie Kloss and designer Alexander Wang, this highly anticipated ‘gym’ has recently opened its first West coast store in WeHo’s 1 Eco Hotel West Hollywood. What can you expect during a facial workout sesh at the Face Gym you may ask? An expert Face Trainer will give you a massage driven face lift, starting with a warm up (oiling up the face with nourishing vitamins and minerals), cardio segment (face shaping and contouring) and a cool down (gentle sculping with a gua sha tool).
Pic via facegym.com
Sustainable skincare brand – Credo Beauty recently opened their second LA store in Fred Segal on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood
For those who are conscious of the horrors of animal cruelty and plastic waste in the beauty industry, fear no more because this his SanFran bred store has got you covered. Credo Beauty stocks an array of cruelty-free, sustainable and natural brands, with a third of the brands being local brands from sunny Cali-for-i-a. SoCal cult favourite include algae infused face oils from Mara and cosmetics from celeb makeup artist Jillian Dempsey. Credo Beauty also offers a mini spa service where guests can get their fab on with Cali inspired facials, make up looks and waxing (services) (if you purchase certain products, you may even get that facial on the house!)
Image via Beauty Independent
Enjoy Plant fuelled dinning and massages at WeHo’s Aeon Botanika
Cannabis enthusiast? Well get excited because Aeon Botanika, a wellness focused restaurant and retailer will open in WeHo in 2020, offering CBD infused foods, fresh pressed juices and barista roasted coffees. Along with this café, a wellness centre will also offer massages, acupuncture sessions, opportunities to book with licensed dietitians and a line-up of health-related events such as yoga practices and meditation. Aeon Botanika will also stock and sell CBD (and also without CBD) products that have been carefully selected to promote inner peace, wellbeing, health and beauty.
More info: https://aeonbotanika.com/
Pic via @aeonbotanika Instagram
Glam up at super cute pastel beauty bar, G – Bar
Highly popular in Europe, Ukraine beauty bar, G – Bar is set to open its first Insta-worthy store on the West Coast and it is right in everybody’s fav beauty hotspot – WeHo. Known for its aesthetically pleasing pastel coloured theme and super affordable beauty treatments, getting your next manicure, eyelash extensions, make up done and hair styled at G Bar won’t break the bank!
More info: https://gbar.la/
Pic via G- Bar World
Dermalogica’s Skincare is opening a store in WeHo Soon!
Love all things cruelty-free, plant powered and skincare? Even more reason for you to head to WeHo because Dermalogica is opening its second L.A store in WeHo! Spoil yourself (and your skin) by shopping their extensive range of cruelty-free and plant-based skincare products or treat yourself at their facial studio.
Pic via Dermalogica
BONUS: Where to shop afterwards to treat yourself with some retail therapy
Mejuri’s first showroom has opened in West Hollywood – shop now for the prettiest minimalistic jeweller
Instagram worthy Canadian jewellery brand – Mejuri has recently opened its first LA showroom on Melrose Ave in WeHo. This affordable and sustainable jewellery brand has been rocked by the likes of Dakota Johnson on the red carpet. Come on over to shop their minimalistic designs and styles, jewellery cases, candles and to receive the expert advice from Mejuri’s stylist – who are there to help you stack, layer and level up your jewellery game. Don’t have earring holes? No worries because the show room also houses a piercing chair so you can rock your new favourite earrings right away.
More info: https://mejuri.com/irl/losangeles
Image via Mejuri
Need new frames? Moscot brings vintage lux eyewear to Melrose Ave!
Eyes straining from constantly looking at screens? Need some new fashionable frames to up your look? NYC brand Moscot is here to take care of all your glasses and sunglasses needs, opening their new store in Melrose Avenue, right here in WeHo. With countless of styles, from retro and iconic pieces to vintage inspired cat eyed designs, it is no wonder Moscot is much loved by stylish celebs like Priyanka Chopra Jonas and the boys of BTS! Come to pick up some new frames, stay for the hidden speakeasy bar! Yes, you read that right, the shop is also the entrance to a hidden speakeasy with an impressive vintage gallery wall which showcases the century long history of the family owned brand.
Pic via Moscot
Support local sustainable brands at the Forum – a innovative fashion boutique store on Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood
This new concept store is run by experimental retailer, B8ta, and offers a unique shopping experience: a store powered by tech which allows brands to get their products places on shelves in front of consumers and to help them track in store engagement. Step inside the dressing room and a touch screen will automatically detect the clothing you are holding. You can now easily request other colours, sizes or learn more about the brand. This is the future of shopping!
From clothing, jewellery, artwork to speakers that are loved by Jay-Z and Beyonce, the space offers a rotating line-up of over 25 brands that are selected based on their brand’s commitment to sustainability, ethical manufacturing, affordable luxury, with a focus on local labels. Shoppers can also pre-book a 45-minute styling session for the advice and help of an expert stylist.
Pic via The Forum
For more ideas on your West Hollywood beauty holiday, please visit: https://www.visitwesthollywood.com
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