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boeb st Yle & b e Aut Y More Reader Picks Boutique Duchess, 3587 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, (925) 962-0208, shop duchess.com. Consignment Shop Main St. Rags, 1380 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 943-1459, rock ridgerags.net. Lingerie Retailer Bonne Nuit, 1387 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 935-1195, bonne nuitlingerie.com. Maternity Couture Stork’s Nest, 802 Syca-more Valley Rd., Dan-ville, (925) 820-2220, shopstorksnest.com. Men’s Business Attire Daskalos, 1243 Broad-way Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 937-1808, daskalosfashions.com. Men’s Casual Atlas, 1356 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 933-8050, atlasshops.com. Men’s Haircut Katharina’s Hair Styles for Men, 306 Rose St., Danville, (925) 451-2499. New Boutique Prim, 520 Main St., Pleas-anton, (925) 399-5648, shopprim.com. Place for Vintage Finds Alameda Point Antiques Faire, (510) 522-7500, alamedapointantiques faire.com. Place for Waxing Skin Ovations, 822 Hartz Way, Ste. 102, Danville, (925) 968-9217, skincareovations.com. Place to Buy Accessories Labels Luxury Con-signment, in Berkeley and Walnut Creek, labelsluxury.com. Shoe Store Footcandy, 1365 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 937-3668, foot candyshoes.com. Shopping Neighborhood Walnut Creek Women’s Hair Salon Changes Salon & Day Spa, 1475 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, (925) 947-1814, changessalon.com. Diablo 53 Guide to: A New You * Go-to summer beauty picks. Reader Pick Hair Colorist Reader Pick Place to Get a Facial Reader Pick Day Spa Don’t fear the mo-hawk. Infinity Salon’s Daniel Brodigan may rock an unconventional do, but he doles out top-notch hair services tailored to a person’s face and lifestyle. Thin woven highlights are his specialty, which he prefers over the trendy ombré effect. (He reminds us that ombré can be achieved by simply letting highlights grow out.) 3449-B Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, (925) 876-8996. Reader Pick Locations in Concord, Danville, Livermore, Pleasant Hill, Pleasan-ton, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek, bollinger nailsalon.com. Reader Pick Personal Shopper joe budd First stop: Skin Ova-tions to scrub and hydrate your skin. Start with a back treatment to get yourself dress ready, then finish with the four-layer vitamin C facial for a bright summer glow. 822 Hartz Way, Ste. 102, Danville, (925) 968-9217, skin careovations.com. For a one-stop beauty service shop, visit Changes Salon & Day Spa , which offers spa treatments (request the grapefruit-scented Spa Glow), St. Tropez sunless spray tans, Shellac manicures, and summery hair services from messy bob cuts to ombré highlights. 1475 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, (925) 947-1814, changessalon.com. Nail Salon Everybody’s talking about Shellac, the long-lasting gel-polish now offered all over the East Bay, including the winning Bollinger Nail Salon . Bollinger recom-mends a light-colored Shellac on long nails, paired with the paraf-fin wax or sea salt spa scrub, and moisturizing mask, offered in the Signature Package. Planning a summer vacation? Carolyn Rovner of C2 Style will help fill your carry-on with outfits that are trendy, versatile, and weatherproof, and that “don’t scream tourist.” She’ll also clean out your closet and sug-gest adding some of her summer favorites— perhaps a modern cardigan, espadrilles, nautical styles, brightly colored accessories, or a fedora? (925) 202-9332, c2style.com. — seren a ren n er

Guide To: A New You

* Go-to summer beauty picks.

Reader Pick

Place to Get a Facial

First stop: Skin Ovations to scrub and hydrate your skin. Start with a back treatment to get yourself dress ready, then finish with the four-layer vitamin C facial for a bright summer glow. 822 Hartz Way, Ste. 102, Danville, (925) 968-9217, skin careovations.com.

Reader Pick

Day Spa

For a one-stop beauty service shop, visit Changes Salon & Day Spa, which offers spa treatments (request the grapefruit-scented Spa Glow), St. Tropez sunless spray tans, Shellac manicures, and summery hair services from messy bob cuts to ombré highlights. 1475 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, (925) 947-1814, changessalon.com.

Reader Pick

Hair Colorist

Don’t fear the mohawk. Infinity Salon’s Daniel Brodigan may rock an unconventional do, but he doles out top-notch hair services tailored to a person’s face and lifestyle. Thin woven highlights are his specialty, which he prefers over the trendy ombré effect. (He reminds us that ombré can be achieved by simply letting highlights grow out.) 3449-B Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, (925) 876-8996.

Reader Pick

Nail Salon

Everybody’s talking about Shellac, the long-lasting gel-polish now offered all over the East Bay, including the winning Bollinger Nail Salon. Bollinger recommends a light-colored Shellac on long nails, paired with the paraffin wax or sea salt spa scrub, and moisturizing mask, offered in the Signature Package.

Locations in Concord, Danville, Livermore, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek, bollinger nailsalon.com.

Reader Pick

Personal Shopper

Planning a summer vacation? Carolyn Rovner of C2 Style will help fill your carry-on with outfits that are trendy, versatile, and weatherproof, and that “don’t scream tourist.” She’ll also clean out your closet and suggest adding some of her summer favorites— perhaps a modern cardigan, espadrilles, nautical styles, brightly colored accessories, or a fedora? (925) 202- 9332, c2style.com.

—serena renner

More Reader Picks

Boutique

Duchess, 3587 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, (925) 962-0208, shop duchess.com.

Consignment Shop

Main St. Rags, 1380 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 943-1459, rock ridgerags.net.

Lingerie Retailer

Bonne Nuit, 1387 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 935-1195, bonne nuitlingerie.com.

Maternity Couture

Stork’s Nest, 802 Sycamore Valley Rd., Danville, (925) 820-2220, shopstorksnest.com.

Men’s Business Attire

Daskalos, 1243 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 937-1808, daskalosfashions.com.

Men’s Casual

Atlas, 1356 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 933- 8050, atlasshops.com. M

en’s Haircut Katharina’s Hair Styles for Men, 306 Rose St., Danville, (925) 451-2499.

New Boutique

Prim, 520 Main St., Pleasanton, (925) 399-5648, shopprim.com.

Place for Vintage Finds

Alameda Point Antiques Faire, (510) 522-7500, alamedapointantiques faire.com.

Place for Waxing

Skin Ovations, 822 Hartz Way, Ste. 102, Danville, (925) 968-9217, skincareovations.com.

Place to Buy Accessories

Labels Luxury Consignment, in Berkeley and Walnut Creek, labelsluxury.com.

Shoe Store

Footcandy, 1365 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 937-3668, foot candyshoes.com.

Shopping Neighborhood

Walnut Creek Women’s Hair Salon Changes Salon & Day Spa, 1475 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, (925) 947- 1814, changessalon.com.

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