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The Bay Area's Best Manicures, Pedicures, Nail Art, Salons + More

Tend to your tips and toes with our 2016 guide to the Bay Area's chicest and safest nail salons, best products, treatments and more. 

The Best Haircuts, Color, Blowouts, Brows, Waxing + More

It's all in the hair. Our 2016 guide to the best cuts, color, blowouts and more will keep you looking salon-fresh yearround.

The 7x7 Guide to Beauty, Wellness + Fitness in the Bay Area in 2016

After a long day—whether you hiked Lands End, rode your bike at Lake Merritt, tasted wine in Napa, or disrupted an entire industry—treat yourself to rest, relaxation, and a little bit of pampering. Our 2016 beauty, wellness, and fitness directory has all the best spas, salons, skincare, cosmetics, workouts and wellness practitioners in the Bay Area—lovingly vetted by your 7x7 editors. Stay gorgeous and be well!

'Painted Nails': A San Francisco Salon Owner Shares Her Story of Miscarriages + Safe Cosmetics Advocacy in New Documentary

A new documentary tells the story of San Francisco nail salon owner Van Hoang, whose multiple miscarriages and asthma, due to prolonged exposure to toxic chemicals in nail care products, ultimately put her on a quest to bring safe cosmetics to all.  

Drybar: Babes, Blowouts, and Bubbles

"Oh my god, I have babe hair!" Was what my freshly coiffed neighbor exclaimed when she experienced her Drybar reveal. Prepare yourself for fast ultra-girlie times at Fillmore's newest bar: Drybar, a blow dry bar. Combining the a la carte style of a bar bar, with a luxurious salon-style blowout, you'll be tickled yellow after your reveal, too.

What’s the Deal: Nordstrom, Barneys, Indie Industries, Frankee Uno and more!

Because paying full price is so '08....

Nordstrom: Nordstrom stores across the Golden State opened their doors at 7 a.m. today to kick off an Anniversary Sale that runs through Sunday in stores and online through Aug. 3. New fall arrivals for men, women and children are discounted up to 40 percent.

Beklina: This Santa Cruz-based online retailer of coveted indie labels has marked summer styles down 20 to 50 percent. A brief perusal this morning revealed deals on Stewart + Brown, Ivana Helsinki, Edun, Fox in Mociun, Linda Loudermilk and Mr. Larkin.

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