By Aurora Rodríguez
The lowdown: ULTA Beauty store has arrived in Miami Beach, and it’s every girl’s paradise. Besides offering the usual array of top cosmetic and skin care goodies in an adult “candy store enviroment”, it also boasts a top-notch salon on the second story of the historic building which offers a laid-back Oasis in a hectic Miami Beach enviroment.
Visitors can stop by for some personalized shopping time and unique ULTA Miami Beach treatments such as NovaLash eyelash extensions – unique to the Miami ULTA – and top notch facials before prepping for a big night out or during a beach getaway with girlfriends at a nice price.
“We offer great stylists and therapists which provide top notch services at an affordable price with Miami Beach as the backdrop,” said salon manager Tina Tsoukalas. “Everyone deserves to ger pampered without worrying about the price tag.”
The hood: Located admist the hustle and bustle of a busy Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue intersection and right next to affordable ladie’s clothing stores such as Rainbow, ULTA is right at home in a bargain paradise. Just make sure to come early before your appointment and get ready to walk a few blocks after parking on a metered spot or the 17th Street parking garage, the closest and cheapest way to leave your vehicle resting while you pamper.
The vibe: Think laid-back and affordable no-frills girly fun. Here, girls can come in groups to do some light shopping on the store/salon’s first floor after trying out products, or can escape to the second floor salon for a blowout, a facial, a chat while flipping through magazines, hot coffeee and cold water.
The highlights: Looking for a blowout and sleek flat iron treatment that will keep your hair strong and healthy? Try the salon’s signature Real Control Signature Style treatment which features shampoo, an intense Redken renewal treatment, deep conditioner, blowout and flat iron for just $60. Craving a facial? Try the Dermalogica Skin Treatment, featuring a cleanse treatment, exfoliation, masque and moisturizing treatment – topped with a light foot and shoulder massage – all for just $50. Nova Lash extensions start at $250 for a full set, for ladies looking to turn up the drama.
The sweet deal: Mention this story when you come into ULTA with a friend and get 25 percent off any service from select designers and skin therapists. Need another deal? Come in for a free hair consultation and receive a $20 gift card to use at the salon. Certain restrictions apply. Offer vaild through April 11th.
ULTA Beauty and Salon Miami Beach, 337 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL; (305) 538-7316.