2532 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: (510) 538-9501
Fax: (510) 538-9487
Beauty & Spas
Hairlights Salon offers a space infused with tranquility, replete with dim lighting, earthy colors, potted plants, soothing artworks and a textured wall. Its services are charged according to the experience level of its cosmetologists and stylists. These include hair smoothening, perming, styling, waxing, make-up, facials, spa pedicures, manicures, acrylic nails and nail art. It also conducts classes in make-up application and offers dressing and styling services for the groom and bridal parties during weddings.
This bright and airy yoga studio is located right near Lake Merritt. Monkey Yoga Shala has won several "Best Of" awards, including Best Yoga Teacher and Best Yoga Studio. MYS offers classes in a whole variety of classes, including classic Vinyasa and even yoga for kids. Visit their website for a class schedule.
The Foot Spa and Tea Bar is exactly as the name implies. Guests can come in and enjoy the full range of treatments, which vary from foot and body massages to aromatherapy and reflexology. Along with your treatment, you can take advantage of the tea bar with its own variety of different teas, available complimentary with your foot and/or body treatment.
L'Amour is a popular salon located near Lake Merritt. The salon is a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon, meaning that they use exclusively Paul Mitchell products. Stylists will take as much time as they need to in consultation to make sure their clients always get the exact cut, color and service that they're looking for. Appointments are recommended, but the salon is happy to accommodate walk-ins whenever possible.
Oakland is definitely a tattoo town, and Sacred Tattoo is one of the city's favorite tattoo parlors. All of the tattoo artists are friendly, talented, creative and professional. In addition to custom ink, you can get all kinds of piercings done at Sacred as well.
Located a couple of blocks away from Lake Merritt and Oakland's landmark Paramount Theater, Temple Tattoo surely does have a lot to offer. Be it the variety of designs and customization of tattoos or the post care tips, this place makes sure you have the perfect body art to flaunt.
Barefoot Movement is a clean, brightly lit yoga studio located on the third floor of a building in Oakland's Uptown District. The studio hosts a variety of different classes, ranging from beginner classes to more advanced ones, pre and post-natal classes and restorative yoga. Barefoot Movement also offers massage classes.
Ink Well is a tattoo and piercing parlor and art gallery. In addition to all the talented and creative tattoo artists, Ink Well also does all kinds of piercings. They also have their own line of apparel designed by local artists and other types of local art. On First Fridays, Ink Well often hosts special events with DJs.
Mission Peak Fitness is owned and run by Vince Hall and Sarah Henry. This friendly gym offers many group exercises as well as individual ones. Get fit with Zumba, Bombay Jam and more. Though it is a small facility, it is full equipped and offers good customer service. You can also avail of a personal trainer to reach your goals.
This salon is known for its quality hair cuts, immaculate manicures and friendly service. If your hair is a bit too frizzy, try getting a deep conditioning. If you're feeling stressed then take advance of their stress therapy. If you just want to look good then get a hair cut while being pampered with a manicure and pedicure. Customers also love that the salon is eco-friendly, using energy efficient and Earth friendly products.
Bay Club Redwood Shores is a wonderful sports and recreational facility located on Red Shores Parkway in Redwood City. The multifunctional venue a well-maintained, world-class facility that's replete with all modern conveniences along with state-of-the-art services and facilities like tennis courts, squash court, swimming pools, gym - there are also group exercises like spinning classes, pilates and yoga available here. After your hectic workout, you can relax at the on site spa that offers fantastic massage therapies that just melt the stress away. There are also a couple of restaurants and cafes housed within the Bay Club Redwood Shores that cater to a diverse demographic of guests and members. Also on offer here are several banquet rooms and meeting facilities available for private hire. Check the website for more details.
This salon is not so ordinary as you'd expect. It hosts art shows frequently where the artists' work is showcased on the walls of the shop. Armed with a staff of talented hair stylists and colorists, the Blow Salon has a host of satisfied customers to vouch for their work. Booking an appointment early here is very important, since some people have had to wait close to a week for a trim! Also if you are not sure of what to get, then the shop offers free consultations.