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Your Locale Guide to Nailing the Summer Look

Written By: Lydia Hernandez Tips to Get Bikini Ready for the Summer

Spring may have just started, but now is the time to start thinking about getting bikini ready for the summer! Now, we’re not necessarily talking about hitting the gym and sneaking a green smoothie into your diet…that’s a given. We’re talking about those extra finishing touches that California girls are known for around the world. Sun-kissed body, beach-waved hair, and smooth, glowing skin are a must when you want to look your best on all those Instagram and Snapchats you’ll be posting. Check out this list of the best places in Orange County to get the perfect summer look.

The Bronzed Bunny

What better way to start the bikini season than getting a bikini sugar wax! Bronzed Bunny has taken the traditional bikini to a whole new pampering level with their exclusive Hundred Dollar Bikini. The lux service starts with a relaxing scalp massage while your tootsies are treated with softening aromatherapy-infused paraffin wax. A full bikini sugar wax with leaves skin super smooth with little to no chance of ingrown hairs. The treatment finished with a seaweed facial mask and a complimentary revisit in five days to retouch your bikini. Locations in Newport and Los Angeles.

365 Old Newport Blvd Ste B
Newport Beach, CA 92663
949.650.1266

 

The Lunchbox

With so much fun in the sun during the day then bonfires at night, it can get difficult to squeeze in a traditional waxing session. But smooth skin is a must, and The Lunchbox has the perfect solution. The Lunchbox specializes in speed waxing that’s completed in no time! Visit during your lunch break and you’ll be in and out, and ready to hit up that after work pool party right on time. Have a guy in your life that could use a little manscaping but hates the spa atmosphere? From nostrils to chests, Lunchbox will have your man smooth in a jiffy. Locations in West Hollywood, Costa Mesa, Alameda, Dublin and Elk Grove.

8621 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
424.302.0547

 

Blush Organic Sunless Tanning

Now that your skin is fuzz-free, it’s time to bring on the glow! Using only organic ingredients, Blush can customize over 100 tan shades to make sure you look naturally sun kissed. They offer a variety of tanning solutions in their La Jolla studio, including an express tan, but with so much beach time, your skin will need the extra TLC from their BLUSHTAN Original service. Their signature sunless tanning service is kicked up a notch with additional antioxidants, moisturizers and caffeine to help reduce the appearance of cellulite, reduce redness, and calm irritation.

7450 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.412.4029

 

Blown Away

Creating the perfect beach tousled look that’s social media worthy calls for a hair blowout expert. Located in Laguna Niguel, Blown Away is known all over OC for their Beach Goddess blowout. But don’t stop there! Eyelash and hair extensions are a specialty at this beauty bar too. Add on an essential oil scalp massage and you’ll walk out looking and feeling like the glamorous beach babe you are.

32411 Golden Lantern Ste E
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949.481.0830

 

Felix Design Studio

Of course, soft waves can’t be achieved unless your hair is in tip-top condition. If the winter months have left your tresses feeling course or unmanageable, visit the VIP designers at Felix Design Studio. Phyto Botanical Scalp Treatments and Brazilian Blowouts are but a few of the summer beauty must-haves that will have your hair bounce from surf to pool to weekends at the river with little fuss. Make sure to ask about their color services too!

550 Deep Valley Drive Ste 133
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
310.265.9343

 

Getting bikini summer ready California Style may take a little more effort, but when you live in a place known for celebrities and beaches, putting on your A-game is a must. Summer is coming up fast, and there’s not a moment to lose. Schedule an appointment today and let these places know you heard about them on Locale Magazine.

Native Knowledge:

  • Different salons will have different names for their bikini wax services. A “Brazilian” in one salon will be a “Playboy” in another and a “Full Monty” in yet another. Make sure to ask the salon what the service actually includes.
  • Many of the salons mentioned here have frequent visitor specials that save you time and money all summer long.
  • Summer is a popular time for weddings in SoCal. The salons mentions in this article offer special services for brides, and will even go to your location to get you and your wedding party Cali picture perfect.

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