Southbay Retail & Beauty Guide

Get ready to give your look and space a fall refresh. Shop and glow-up local!

Amico Salon

Our dedicated team is committed to delivering an unparalleled salon experience. We believe in setting the bar high and continually investing in our stylists’ training and education to keep them at the forefront of trends and styling techniques. Nestled in Downtown Manhattan Beach, steps from The Strand, Amico Salon offers a haven of beauty and relaxation. Our precision and professionalism ensure that every service transcends into your daily life. Discover a full range of hair services, from cuts and color to highlights, balayage and extensions. We pride ourselves on being industry leaders, setting the standard for your exceptional beauty journey.

1100 Manhattan Ave., Suite 103, Manhattan Beach
424-294-8382  |  |  IG: @amicosalon

Gum Tree Shop + Cafe

Gum Tree is a home and gift shop and Aussie café established in 2008 by husband-and-wife team Will and Lori Ford. We bring a beautifully curated California lifestyle to our customers. Need a gift? We’ve got you covered. Our flagship location in Downtown Hermosa Beach will celebrate its 15th birthday this year. It’s been an honor and a pleasure to serve the South Bay community, and we hope to continue for years to come.

238 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach   |  310-376-8744
324 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach  |  310-318-2990  |  IG: @gumtree_la | @gumtreecafe

Johnny Was

Johnny Was is a collection of clothing and accessories designed in California and inspired by artisan craftmanship from all corners of the world. Exquisite embroideries, luxury fabrics and effortless silhouettes defy trends with a timeless sensibility. From one-of-a-kind kimono jackets and signature scarves to refined leather accessories, Johnny Was is for the woman who is a free spirit in the truest sense, embodying optimism through beauty, authenticity, comfort and artistic expression.

3360 Sepulveda Blvd., Space N130, Manhattan Beach  |  424-458-7007  |  IG: @johnnywas

MB Skin Spa

MB SKIN SPA believes a good mood begins with good skin. Our menu includes Hydrafacial, Dermaplaning, The Perfect Peel, Oxygen Facial, Detox Facial and Custom Facials for any skin type or concern. Step into our redesigned space and feel instantly relaxed surrounded by modern bohemian decor, natural textures, warm tones of gold and cream, along with live plants and our fireplace relaxation room. Melt into our Tempur-Pedic treatments beds and escape the hustle. Shop our skin shop and take home quality skin products by Circadia, iS Clinical, Image and GoodSkin.

3516 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach
310-546-5610  |  |  IG: @mbskinspa

Michael Stars

Michael Stars was founded in 1986 by Michael Cohen and Suzanne Lerner in their home of Manhattan Beach. What started as a collection of iconic one-size tees, the woman-owned and led brand has grown into a wide assortment of timeless, high-quality essentials—designed to stay with you wherever you go in life. More than 70% of our garments are produced in Los Angeles to ensure quality, fair wages and a smaller carbon footprint. This fall, we’re excited about our high-quality vegan leather, Good Cashmere Standard®-certified cashmere and classic styles in new hues. We can’t wait to see you wear them.  |  IG: @michaelstarsinc

Tabula Rasa Essentials

An award-winning gift shop in the heart of Manhattan Beach, Tabula Rasa Essentials offers the ultimate southern California shopping experience with unique curated gifts, home decor, candles, apothecary, kids items, jewelry, books and more—enhanced by exceptional customer service. A must-visit destination for southern California locals and visitors alike, our coastal vibe is just footsteps from the beach. Our shelves are stocked with the newest novelties and unique, hand-selected merchandise. We support local artisans as well as those from around the globe. They create amazing treasures—many of which are made of sustainable and reclaimed goods—that thrill and delight our customers.

919A Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach
310-318-3385  |  |  IG: @tabularasamb


The gorjana brand was founded by husband-and-wife Jason and Gorjana Reidel and features beautiful solid gold and gold-plated jewelry with diamonds, opals, sapphires and more.

Manhattan Village
3160 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite S-115, Manhattan Beach
323-591-8107  |  |  IG: @gorjana

Swoon Lashes Beauty Loft

We are Riv’s trusted source for eyelash extensions, lift and tint, lamination and wax. Let our experienced technicians show you our exceptional personalized service.

210 Ave. I, Suite F, Redondo Beach
310-438-0575  |  |  IG: @swoonlashes

Don’t miss the next Local Shopping Guide coming in the April/May 2024 Issue!