Hair Nouveaux: 40 Years of Quality Haircare in La Jolla

It’s no secret that La Jolla businesses are constantly changing; restaurants and shops come and go, and it’s rare that a business stays in one spot for more than a few years; let alone nearly triple that. Hair Nouveaux, however, is proudly one of those rare institutions – as one of the oldest salons in La Jolla, it’s been in business at the same location on Fay Avenue since 1976. We sat down with Lori Vander Galien, current owner, to learn more about what makes the salon tick after all these years. Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Ghayouri of Sarapy Wellness Clinic

“You can always improve something about your health. It is never too late to improve your health and vitality.” claims Dr. Sarah Ghayouri of Sarapy Wellness Clinic in La Jolla. A physician and internist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Dr. Ghayouri has dedicated her life and career to providing high quality care for her patients.

Sarapy Clinic La Jolla dr. Sarah Ghayouri Dr. Gharyouri received her medical degree from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and completed her specialty in internal medicine at New York Methodist Hospital of Cornell University. She later provided conventional internal medicine and hospital care at both Emory Eastside Hospital and Gwinnett Medical Center. Continue reading

Community Spotlight: La Jolla’s Oldest Nail Salon

Girard Nail & Skin Care, located at 7454 Girard Avenue, has been a part of the La Jolla community since 1988, the longest of any nail salon in the Village – up to four generations of women (and men) have been going to the salon! Hah Nguyen, current owner, loves the relationships she’s developed with each of her clients and only hopes to continue the salon’s family-run legacy. Continue reading

2015 Fashion Week San Diego Fall Runway Show Recap

fashion week san diego 2015 Fashion Week San Diego 2015 took La Jolla by storm in a whirlwind of glitz, glamour, and the awe-inspiring talent of this generation’s entrepreneurs. Opening the month of October with some of the hottest styles from local designers, this was truly an event to remember. Fashion Week San Diego is a world-class experience that combines industry professionals, promotions for designers, events, workshops, and fabulous runway shows.
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Inside Look: Rock & Royal Makeup Studio

rock and royal Kristen Hefti has been a makeup artist for more than ten years and knows what it takes to be successful in an industry that’s constantly changing. A former employee at MAC Cosmetics, she opened her own freelance makeup studio, Rock & Royal, two years ago. It’s now the only freestanding makeup studio in San Diego, and Kristen’s success is only growing. The objective of her new business is simple and sensible: she wants a space free of sales pitches, overzealous advertisement, and an ulterior profit-oriented motive. The Blue Book took an exclusive look inside Rock & Royal Makeup Studio and were treated to an hour of makeup application and expert tips.
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The Perfect Place for a Relaxing Massage: the Bird Rock Massage Studio

While summer is meant to be a time of relaxation, many find that though the weather is nicer, everyday stress is still prevalent. Treat yourself this summer and visit the Bird Rock Massage Studio for a tranquil, personalized massage.
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The La Jolla Sports Club: Every Athlete’s Ideal Fitness Club


The La Jolla Sports Club is not your ordinary gym. It encompasses a vast array of services and classes not found anywhere else in San Diego. The Sports Club offers unique classes such as Gracie Jui-Jitsu, TRX suspension training, meditation classes, and more! Here is a just a glance at the great things the La Jolla Sports Club has to offer: Continue reading

Unique Acupuncture That Focuses On Healing Body and Mind

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When most people think of acupuncture they think of needles which is then associated with fear and pain. This common misconception keeps many people from trying acupuncture. This was the case with yours truly until I decided to visit the experts at La Jolla Health & Acupuncture off Ivanhoe Avenue. Continue reading