Where do beauty experts go when they need a pick-me-up? Here, their favorite places to get gorgeous.

By Real Simple
Updated April 08, 2009
Woman cutting bangs
Credit: Lucas Allen

Hairstylist Rita Hazan, New York City

“I like to get weekly manicures from Natasha at my salon. My nails look so pretty and they don’t chip. And I work with my hands every day.”
To find: Rita Hazan Salon, 212-586-4343,

Dermatologist Leslie Baumann, Miami

“The keratin hair-straightening treatment from Josh at 7 Salon in Miami Beach has changed my life. I used to have frizzy hair, but now I can wake up, brush, and go. I can even drive my convertible with the top down and my hair still looks glamorous.”
To find: 7 Salon, 305-674-7777,

Makeup artist Brigitte Reiss-Andersen, New York City

“My favorite treatment is a facial by Regine, at the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, in New York City.”
To find: Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, 212-265-3182,

Makeup artist Laura Geller, New York City

“I love massages at the Peninsula Spa, in New York City.”
To find: Peninsula Spa, 212-903-3910,

Makeup artist Brett Freedman, Los Angeles

“I’m a huge fan of facials―they’re great for exfoliation. In L.A., the Face Place is my favorite.”
To find: Face Place, 310-855-1150,

Manicurist Cheryl Scruggs, Beverly Hills

“I like the natural red clay they have for detoxing and the full-body scrub at the Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa, in Corona, California.”
To find: Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa, 888-258-2683,

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