Best of Beauty/Healthy Living

Best Pet Day Care

South Park Doggie Playland

1320 S. Grand Avenue


South Park Doggie Playland is a cage-free dog day care and boarding center. It also offers training, grooming and fun activities for dogs, ranging from water parties to art classes. With personalized attention and size-specific play areas, pet owners can have peace of mind leaving their companions for a day or longer. Dogs must have vaccinations and pass a socialization interview.


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Healthy Spot

1000 S. Grand Avenue



Go Dog LA

1728 Maple Avenue



Best Day Spa


220 W. Fifth Street


Settled in the Historic Core District, DESAUR is a private day spa dedicated to helping patrons reach a balanced lifestyle. It offers high-end treatments to nourish physical and mental health, beauty and confidence through balancing the body and mind. The spa includes 10 treatment rooms, two lounge and couples rooms, a relaxation room, sauna and more to provide the most relaxing experience.


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The Ritz Carlton Spa

900 W. Olympic Boulevard



LA Athletic Club

431 W. Seventh Street



Best Hair Salon

No Name Salon

833 S. Spring Street


No Name Salon, inspired by the building’s history as a 1920s speakeasy, has been styling the Downtown area for only a few years. Fostering a clean, inviting environment, the salon is devoted to bringing clients exceptional service and contributing to their beauty and well-being. It features blowout services, coloring, hair treatments, haircuts, hairstyling, extensions and more.


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Neihule Salon

309 E. Eighth Street



A Hair Lounge

1114 S. Los Angeles Street




Best Nail Salon

Harmony Nail & Threading Salon

239 S. San Pedro Street


Harmony Nail & Threading Salon is a full-service salon in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. It specializes in eyelash extensions, waxing and nail services, the latter of which includes gel, acrylic powder, dip, manicures and pedicures. It was voted Beat Nail Salon Winner in 2021 by Downtown News.


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Spoil Me Nails & Spa

517 S. Olive Street



Nail Place

712 W. First Street 




Best Barbershop


2288 S. Figueroa Street


Since 2016, DTLA Cuts has enjoyed providing barber services to the Downtown community. Its team of 11 barbers perform cuts, shaves, facials and women’s haircuts in a modern, professional setting. The shop is by appointment only and does not accept walk-ins.


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Bolt Barbers

460 S. Spring Street



Etiquette Barbers

2406 E. Eighth Street



Best Fitness Studio


835 S. Hill Street


Opened in 2008, Lagree’s exclusive Downtown Los Angeles studio is known for its high-intensity, low-impact workouts. Lagree213’s many classes differ each time and combine core exercises, endurance, cardio and other training methods to help strengthen and rejuvenate. With certified trainers and an energetic environment, clients are guaranteed a transformative physical and mental experience.


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F45 Training

1200 S. Grand Avenue




430 W. Pico Boulevard