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Readers' Choice 2012: Health & Beauty

Alternative Medicine
Health Advantage
1450 N. Lake Ave.
Pasadena, 91104
(626) 798-7805
The Health Advantage Health & Wellness Center is a state-of-the-art facility offering chiropractic and acupuncture services to the residents of Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley and beyond. The team at Health Advantage emphasizes a natural approach to addressing health challenges, working with patients with conditions that have not responded to other methods of treatment. 

Orange County: Body Spirit Nutrition


Beauty Supplies/Makeup
Multiple area locations
(877) 737-4672
Sephora is a major presence in the world of beauty, offering an unparalleled assortment of products in a fun, unintimidating environment.

Multiple Locations: Sally Beauty Supplies
L.A. Central/Hollywood: Larchmont Beauty Supply


Day Spa/Massage
Amadeus Salons and Spas
Multiple area locations
(626) 821-8607
Amadeus is a soothing, elegant sanctuary where guests can partake of a variety of spa and salon services. 

Inland Empire: Rosina’s Wellness Center
Inland Empire: Terra Cotta Inn (Palm Springs)
L.A. Central/Hollywood: Wi Spa
Orange County: The Spa at Pelican Hill Resort
South Bay/Southeast: The Spa at Terranea resort


Armine Nazarian, DMD
300 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 303
Beverly Hills, 90212
(310) 277-8215
In addition to cleanings, scaling and gum treatments, Dr. Nazarian offers a comprehensive menu of cosmetic options.

L.A. Central/Hollywood: Beverly Hills Dentist
Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley: Mak and Kleiger
SF Valley/Foothills/Ventura: Dr. Michael Amir


Global Eye and Laser
18632 Beach Blvd., Suite 100
Huntington Beach, 92648
(714) 962-3633
Highly skilled surgeons and state-of-the-art equipment make Global Eye and Laser the go-to facility for corrective eye surgery, safely guiding you back to 20/20 vision.


Facial/Skin Care
Amadeus Salons and Spas
Multiple area locations
(626) 821-8607
The staff at Amadeus is so genuinely delightful that you’ll be hard-pressed to leave without a smile on your newly buffed face.

SF Valley/Foothills/Ventura: Solyn Skin Fitness Studio


Hair Salon/Stylist/Barber
Crowned Studio Salon
54 S. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, 91105
(626) 844-5042
The team here delivers award-winning color and customer service with all the perks — fresh beverages at the entrance and luscious scalp massages during your shampoo.

Inland Empire: State Street Salon
L.A. Central/Hollywood: Je Jeune


Health Club/Fitness Center
Pink Iron
1106 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, 90069
(310) 360-7465
Pink Iron offers an environment that is challenging, motivating and feminine — the perfect place to tone up away from the beefcakes that populate most co-ed establishments.

SF Valley/Foothills/Ventura: TAProbics


Hospital/Med Facility
Huntington Hospital
100 W. California Blvd.
Pasadena, 91105
(626) 397-5000
Since 1892, Huntington Memorial Hospital has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to residents of the San Gabriel Valley and beyond.

L.A. Central/Hollywood: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Orange County: Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
South Bay/Southeast: Torrance Memorial Hospital
Westside: UCLA Medical Center


Nail Salon
Happy Nails
Multiple area locations
(714) 259-8888
Lean back in one of Happy Nails’ high-tech massage chairs and let their nail technicians give your feet a refreshing scrub and fresh coat of paint. Little extras like their eucalyptus aromatherapy spa serum make a mini day-spa escape possible for everyone. Threading services are also available.


Nutrition/Vitamin Shop
Healing Thru Food
(323) 905-4483
Healing Thru Food founder Dori Friedberg is passionate about helping people achieve their unique health-related goals in a stress-free, guilt-free environment. Los Angeles without fad diets? Now that’s something we’d love to see.

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