Wellness

Where to Get An A-List Makeover in West Hollywood

Make time to treat yourself at these spas and salons


Primp and pamper yourself like an A-lister during your stay in West Hollywood with a visit to these luxe destinations. Celebrities, socialites, tastemakers and locals visit West Hollywood’s posh salons for everything from extravagant facials to smart haircuts. You can, too!

Go Pro with Monarch Athletic Club

A new all-encompassing mind and body fitness and wellness hub has opened near Sunset Plaza Drive. The striking black and orange work out room features cardo equipment, Pilates, weights and dangling black punching bags. The membership also includes professional lifestyle consultations and recovery plans by Dr. Ryan M. Greene. Another amenity that sets them apart is massages, IV therapy and their partnership with Tocaya Organica next door for healthy meals and a private basement club that actually serves cocktails for a detox-retox.

8730 W. SUNSET BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
323-302-8221, MONARCHWEHO.COM

New Kind of Bôrd Room

Before your next meeting at the WeWork offices in the big red building at the Pacific Design Center, step into the personal grooming enclave of The Bôrd Room. Thanks to founder, Avi Slavin, self-care time is easier to maneuver from a shave to a shot of whiskey from the well-curated selection. Perfect for busy executives, athletes and actors from Billy Kemper to Arjay Smith who need barber services and some bro-time. They didn’t forget the ladies and offer styling for women, CBD and Theragun massages. 

750 N. SAN VICENTE BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
310-488-3824, THEBORDROOM.COM

Facile for Facial TLC

When your skin needs a little pre-red carpet pampering, duck in to the this hidden cosmetic dermatology boutique tucked away in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District. Nancy J. Samolitis, M.D. will tailor a product plan and regiment for your skin from micro-needling to laser therapy, micro-infusions or cyrofacials. The popular Clear and Brilliant is a Laser Genesis which stimulates collagen and smooths out the complexion with zero downtime so you won’t miss a thing. 

638 ½ N. ROBERTSON BOULEVARD, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
310-929-2220,  FACILESKIN.COM

Workout at FaceGym

This studio located at the 1 Hotel West Hollywood offers much more than a typical facial but a workout for your skin. And now you know why Super model Karlie Kloss and designer Alexander Wang look so sculpted. Concentrating on the muscles first, the “trainers” literally put your face through the same paces as your body with a warm-up, cardio, sculpt and cool-down through a series of hand movements, gadgets and high-tech machines. You’ll never look at a facial the same way again.

8490 SUNSET BLVD. WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
424-281-1887, FACEGYM.COM

Rip, Row, Repeat at Health House

If rowing is your preferred cardio of choice, Heath House is the place for you. A person can reportedly burn up to three times more calories than other workouts while using 86 percent of your body’s muscle mass. This low-impact 45-minute session also makes more sense for eliminating stress on your joints and you can gain emotional support from your trainer and other members of your “crew.” And, hopefully, one of them will be co-owner Patrick Schwarzenegger or investor Kevin Hart.

605C W. KNOLL DRIVE, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90069
424-355-0039, HEALTH-HOUSE.COM

Header Image Courtesy of Diana Reith

Carole Dixon
About Carole Dixon
Carole Dixon’s international career in film, television and publishing has led her around the world and her lifestyle escapades have been documented in dozens of outlets from Wallpaper Magazine, Robb Report, Architectural Digest, BravoTV.com, AFAR and Angeleno. For the past four years, Dixon has operated as the Editor of West Hollywood Lifestyle Magazine.

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