Our 2016 guide to the best body treatments in the Bay Area is perfect for soothing away your winter doldrums, office-ignited stress, or après-gym soreness.
Our 2016 guide to the best of Bay Area skincare has all you need to put your best face forward, from an acne boot camp to energy healing facials and dermatologists to the rescue.
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!
In need of a luxurious Tahoe getaway but stuck on a post-summer budget? Happily, fall is the most affordable time to visit the North Shore.
With the same stunning views as its ritzier neighbor Nob Hill, Russian Hill has a pace and vibe all its own: still posh, but the kind of place where everyone knows your name and where the cable car still has some seats available.
There is no shortage of beautification services in San Francisco. But unless you have a tried and true or reliable referral network, it's tricky to find exactly what you're looking for. And sometimes you're looking for something beyond pampering and relaxation.
The flavors of the holidays make for many culinary delights. That is a given. Pumpkin, cranberry, apple, vanilla, cinnamon and peppermint are flavors that reoccur every year, yet always seem fresh. At a time when calendars quickly fill up and consumption of all sorts is increased, taking the time to indulge in you should be a priority. And receiving the gift of relaxation and indulgence is one of the best ideas around. Several local spas have tweaked their menus to include seasonal ingredients. We pick five of the most delicious.
There are good San Francisco spas and there are better ones. International Orange has always kept a low profile as one of the better ones. Never compromising quality, and always delivering luxury, IO has launched an initiative to keep up with the Living Socials and Groupons of the city. But you have to be flexible and ready to relax. Ready?