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    Revamp Your Look – West Hollywood Salons

    By: Brittany Nicole La Hue

    It’s a new year, so what better time to work on creating the best “you” that you can be? In West Hollywood, we’re committing to treating ourselves well in 2013 – that means getting fit, eating right, getting a new look and pampering ourselves after long days of working hard and generally being awesome. Every week we’re featuring West Hollywood spas, salons, boutiques, restaurants and gyms that will help you meet your goals. This week, we’re focusing on WeHo salons. Between work, family, education, friends, relationships (and occasional sleep) it’s easy to get into a style rut: getting the same old haircut or style every time, applying the same boring makeup and running out of time to get a manicure. Each of the West Hollywood salons featured below offer personalized services so you can transform into the person you really want to be – all at a one-stop shop!

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    Robert Matt Salon

    9009 Beverly Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
    310.888.8850

    If you: have had the same color or style forever and want a change; are pleased with your overall look but want to make minor changes; are generally content but are open to new ideas; or if you have been stuck in the same look and want to change but don’t know how, then you fit into Robert Matt Salon‘s most common client list! The salon’s motto “What do you want your hair to say about you?” inspires the “hair shaping” procedure that you’ll receive, in which a stylist will take into account your likes, dislikes and taste; your lifestyle; which products you use and how you would prefer to care for your hair. Robert Matt also offers expert hair color (complete with the above personalized consultation) and hair loss solutions for Male Pattern Baldness. You’ll walk out a whole new you, with a look that is easy to maintain in your lifestyle.

    Andy LeCompte Salon


    616 N. Almont Drive West Hollywood, CA
    310.273.4100

    If you’re new to the salon scene, bustling salons laden with loud blowdryers and chemicals in the air may overwhelm you. Instead, try Andy LeCompte Salon on North Almont Drive in West Hollywood. The minimalist design, including natural sunlight sky lights, warehouse-sized windows, custom decor and private art collection featuring the works of Andy Warhol, Marilyn Minter and Robert Rauschenberg, your visit will be a relaxing experience to remember. All in one stop, you’ll be able to choose from haircut, color, style, eyebrow, nails, Brazilian blowout, keratin rejuvenation and personalized hair treatments. Andy LeCompte stylists will consult with you before every service to customize a formula or treatment just for you. No more mass hair cut or the same bottle blonde – everyone’s experience will be different and tailored to them. 

    Marco Pelusi

    636 Unit B N. Robertson Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
    310.967.0999

    If you fall into the category of wanting a change but don’t know where to begin, then book an appointment at Marco Pelusi’s Robertson Boulevard salon. One of the “Top 40 Haircolorists” nationwide and the “Best Haircolor in Los Angeles,” Pelusi certainly knows hair. Whether you’re a male or female, you can get your hair cut, colored, collagen conditioned, blow-dried, styled, straightened or longer – with extensions. Marco also offers keratin smoothing treatments to keep your hair healthy, lip waxing and makeup services. Get ready for a night out – or the rest of 2013 – with a new look here.

    Alex Roldan Salon at the London West Hollywood Hotel

    1020 San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA
    310.855.1113

    Alex Roldan, West Hollywood’s “Guru to the Stars” has a convenient salon location inside the London West Hollywood Hotel on San Vicente Boulevard. At the lobby level shop, stop by and choose from hairstyling, makeup and nail services. (Better yet, take a day and night for yourself at the London West Hollywood Hotel, and receive in-suite salon services to truly be pampered like a star). The professional atmosphere combined with personalized treatments will make you feel at ease with getting a makeover – don’t worry, you’re in expert hands now! While you wait, or while you’re still admiring your new look in the mirrors, hit the shop for unique jewelry and decadent snacks to bring home to your loved ones – they’ll be bummed that they didn’t tag along.

    Eden by Eden Sassoon

    8600 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
    310.861.4660

    You’ve probably heard of Eden Sassoon’s father Vidal, but now she hopes to make a name just for herself. The new Eden by Eden Sassoon salon in West Hollywood is certainly a good start – the salon offers dry-hair trim, blow-dry, eyebrow shaping, makeup services, manicures and pedicures. Even better, the expert stylists offer their services at an affordable price, all under one roof for a truly one-stop makeover.

    Makeup Mandy

    8533 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, CA
    310.858.1970

    Many people think of hair cut and color when they envision a makeover. However, there are so many other details that need to be included, such as eyebrows, waxing and tanning! Luckily for you, Makeup Mandy doesn’t forget these details, and she specializes in them. Mandy is the creator of LashX eyelash extensions, which consist of individual eyelash extensions meant to improve natural lash health and make you look like a star. Next, remove unwanted body hair with eyebrow and lip waxing and threading, sideburn, bikini line, legs, arms and Brazilian waxing. Finish with an airbrush bronze and you’ll be ready to go! (Makeup Mandy also offers hair and makeup services).