There will be a lot of action at the Circuit of the Americas track during Formula 1, but when you need a little time to unwind there are plenty of places in Austin that can provide ample pampering and relaxation.
Salons You Can Trust
Trusting your coif to someone other than your regular stylist can seem risky. But if you want to freshen up your cut, color or style while you’re in Austin there are many notable salons that might make you want to switch stylists.
Propaganda Hair Group
The stylists at Propaganda Hair Group have been referred to as genius for the amazing things they are able to accomplish with a pair of scissors and hair dye. It is well known as the place that Austinites come to when they are very particular about their hair. The salon itself is modern, chic and has a cool upscale industrial look.
Blo Blow Dry Bar
These stylists specialize in giving the perfect blow out. It’s an infectiously fun salon that can provide a variety of blowouts from simple, yet elegant to crazy and curly. If you have less than an hour to get your hair looking fresh, bouncy and healthy for the weekend Blo Blow Dry Bar is the perfect salon.
Other recommended salons to book a session at include:
Jose Luis Salon
Frenchy’s Beauty Parlor
Skin Care Stops in Austin
If you’ve been on a plane for hours, are suffering from jet lag or just want to enjoy a refreshing facial here are the skin specialists to visit in Austin.
The one-woman wonder that is Angie runs Blush, and while it may be a small shop she gets big results. Her specialty is waxing, but she is also lauded for her custom facials as well. Schedule an appointment well in advance because she books up fast.
Austin Med Spa
This full service spa offers just about every skin treatment imaginable and does so in a darling West Austin bungalow that’s been converted into a relaxing commercial space. Start with a skin consultation then select from an array of chemical peels, microdermabrasion, facials, injectibles and more.
Other recommended spas to book a session at include:
Esty Skin Studio
Where to Shop in Austin
Retail therapy works wonders no matter where you are. Fortunately, there are a few hot spots in Austin for discerning shoppers.
Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Tiffany & Co. – when only the best retail will do The Domain won’t disappoint. It is truly a destination shopping spot and one of the most beautiful outdoor centers in all of Central Texas. In between store hopping you can grab lunch or get a blow out at the Blo Blow Dry Bar north location.
2nd Street District
If you like having one-of-a-kind pieces that are well made and have a unique factor the boutiques in the 2nd Street District are where you want to shop. There is an eclectic mix of high-end clothing and accessories for virtually every person’s style, and plenty of options if you want to get that laid-back, yet pulled together look that Austin is known for. It’s right in the heart of downtown and just a block away for those that are staying at the W.
Other recommended spots to shop at include:
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