The Best Celeb-Approved Facials

f you've got an event on the agenda or just want to freshen up your face without the pricey nips and tucks, Los Angeles is home to some of the best skincare spas ever. Of course, we're not just talking calming music and some good smelling goop on your face; these three clinics provide cutting-edge technology and world-class experts who are delivering some of the most innovative treatments available. So whether you're looking for the next big thing in anti-aging or the answer to abolishing acne forever, we've got the three best Southern Cali spas that have everything under the sun to get your skin into shape.

The Spa:Kate Somerville Clinic:
The Specialty: The Plastic-Surgery-Alternative Facial.
Kate Somerville is the anti-aging guru in L.A., and if you don't want to go under the knife, you've got to make an appointment with one of these facialists, stat. They use everything from LED Light Therapy to Laser Genesis to erase years off your visage, and all of her products, including her world-famous serums, work magic to rejunvenate your skin. We highly recommend you try out the Ultimate Kate Facial for the best in exfoliation and oxygen infusion combo. Kate Somerville is also a fully functioning med-spa, so if you do want a consult on more invasive procedures like fillers or injectibles, you can count on their very knowledgeable nurses to tell you all the pros and cons.
Kate Somerville Clinic, 8428 Melrose Place (at La Cienega Boulevard); 323-655-7546.

The Spa: Face To Face:
The Specialty: The No-More-Acne Facial.
Face To Face is hands-down the best place to head if you want to finally abolish blemishes once and for all. The spa is famous for its Galvanic Current Method facials, which uses a low level of current to help infuse the skin with vitamins and minerals to keep the skin looking hydrated and blemish-free. Facialist Marianne Kehoe is one of Hollywood's best-kept beauty masters, and her extractions will work wonders for breakouts, so pop in if you need a little skin salvation.
Face To Face, 11331 Ventura Boulevard (at Tropical Drive); 818-505-0107.

The Spa:Terri Lawton Skincare:
The Specialty: The I-Spent-A-Week-At-A-Spa Facial.
If you want the best holistic facial experience in Los Angeles, you've got to schedule an appointment with the one-and-only Terri Lawton, L.A.'s most in-demand face saver. She'll make your skin seriously radiant from the inside out using her unique blend of Cranial Sacral Therapy and Energy work (where she literally releases the stress of facial muscles from inside your mouth) and a host of cutting-edge products like Intraceuticals serums and red light therapy to get you looking like your most gorgeous self. The result is a face that is glowing, firm, and looks 10 years younger than it did before you walked in the front door. Terri has been a beauty guru in West Hollywood for 20 plus years, and it's no wonder everyone from French fashion editors to Hollywood A-listers keep coming back for more.
Terri Lawton 
Skincare & Age Management
, 9311/2 La Cienega Boulevard (at Melrose Avenue); 

Want to get up close and personal with one of L.A.'s skin saving experts? Just tell us in the comments of this story what your personal favorite skin treatment is, and the answer that has us most inspired will win a gratis facial from our favorite skin center, Face To Face.

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