Best Boys Day Out (to the Spa) Got Beauty Yes, boys, it's perfectly acceptable for you to hit the spa, too. Got Beauty offers a Gentleman's Facial tailored to men's skin, stubble and shaving needs with a detoxifying cleansing and facial massage. 900 E. 2100 South, SLC, 801-474-2090, gotbeauty.com
Diamonds Really Are a Girl's Best Friend DiamondTome Dermabrasion, Insititute of Facial & Cosmetic Surgery Nothing makes your skin sparkle like, well, diamonds. Buy yourself a diamond without the price tag and indulge in a DiamondTome Dermabrasion facial. Diamond-tipped wands exfoliate the skin, reducing everything from lines and wrinkles to acne scarring and sun damage. It's no surprise that the results tout luminous skin. 5929 Fashion Blvd., SLC, 801-261-3637, ifcsutah.com
Best For Curly Girls Ann Marie at Aura Hair & Body Studio Taming that head of curls might be harder than taming the shrew. Lucky for you, Ann Marie at Aura Hair & Body Studio has perfected a frizz-and-flat-free technique that will make your corkscrews curl just right. 247 E. 900 South, 801-363-2872, aurahairstudio.com
Best Extremity Remedy Avenues Day Spa, Spa Pedicure Green tea, avocado and cucumber. Sounds like less of an indulgence and more like the newest detox diet. That's not the case at the Avenues Day Spa, where you can soak those sore feet in a tea tree oil bath, followed by an avocado and green tea extract lotion and cucumber foot mask. Go ahead and count it as your serving of vegetables for the day. 455 S. 7th Avenue, SLC, 801-519-8181, avenuesdayspa.com
3 Reasons to Go Offline Remember the days before e-mail and Facebook, when people actually wrote thank-you notes and personal notes with pen and paper? We think it's time to revive those practices. Check out one of these custom stationery shops to find a design that rivals the color scheme on your tumblr blog.
1. Tabula Rasa Be it Baroque or contemporary, you are sure to find an elegant, classy set of notes that reflect everything "you." Owner Sean Bradley goes out of his way to help customers find just the "write" invitation, thank you or personalized note pads. 330 Trolley Square, SLC, 801-575-5043, tabularasastationers.com
2. The Write Image Design your wedding invitations, customize your business cards and create personal notes and envelopes with one of the many themes and color schemes available. 2205 E. 2110 South, SLC, 801-485-1909, twio.com
3. Cabin Fever So, stuffy notes just aren't for you? Think again. Cabin Fever has all the materials to suit your tongue-in-cheek style with stationery. The quirky and whimsical invitations found inside this Trolley Square staple will inspire a few funny words to send out. 602 Trolley Square, Ste. D 132, SLC, 801-363-0828, cabinfevercards.com
Work It Out, Burn It Off Hitting the gym can be, well, boring. That's not the case with these group classes. Grab your gym shoes, leave your spandex at home and start burning those calories
Lesmills Bodystep at Dash Fitness The days of neon leotards and Mary Hart workout vids are long gone, but step aerobics still get the job done. Try an updated version at Dash Fitness featuring step blocks, upbeat music and some serious toning. 2005 E. 2700 South, SLC, 801-486-1122
Cycle Class by Joni at Gold's Gym Sugar House Train for the Tour de France with an intense spin workout. Make sure you stop in for classes by Joni, whose high energy and big personality make you forget the sweat dripping down your face. 2100 S. 1033 East, Sugar House, 801-484-8786, goldsgym.com/saltlakecitysugarhouseut
Boxing is for Girls Had a bad a day? Work it out. Not just for the ladies, guys and girls can stop in to punch, uppercut and kick box frustrations away. 1983 S. 1100 East, SLC, 801-484-8269, boxingisforgirls.com
Bringing it Back
Randy's Records 57 E. 900 South SLC, 801-532-4413 Randy Stinson's been around forever; meaning since 1978. Put it this way: He sold vinyl the first time around. You could call him the Ken Sanders of vinyl. Besides a great rock selection, you'll find jazz and bootlegs.
Borge Andersen Film Developing 234 S. 200 East, SLC, 801-359-7703 This is probably the only place in town to get real film processed; certainly the only place to process medium-format film.
House of Neon 1177 S. 300 West, SLC, 801-557-2657 Ryan Eastlyn calls himself a neon artist; he has a degree in fine arts,but he's a fourth-generation "glass bender" making signs the way they did in the glory days.
Capital City Antique Mall 959 S. West TempleSLC, 801-521-7207 A collection of booths representing the finds of dozens of junkers, this is really an indoor flea market without the schlock. Find everything from furniture to Frankoma pottery.
Misc. Boutique 272 S. 200 East, SLC, 801-364-6472 For those who prefer shopping a more culled collection of vintage threads, Misc. presents high-quality, stylish clothes and accessories; none of the used Old Navy stuff that clogs the racks at so many places.
Best foot Award: Mike Kahn, Women's Shoe Department, Nordstrom From flats to heels, Choo to Sarto, women take their shoes seriously, and Mike Kahn does, too. Kahn is more than just a shoe salesman at the Fashion Place Nordstrom; he acts as a personal stylist and assistant to all his clients. Get in with Kahn and expect phone calls when your favorite brands go on sale or a sneak peek at a new style before it hits the shelf. Nordstrom, Fashion Place Mall, 6191 S. State Street, Murray, 801-261-4402
Best Post-Wedding Bridesmaid Dress
Lily & Iris Lily & Iris isn't your run-of-the-mill bridesmaid dress shop. With a rainbow array of dresses lining the white brick walls, you are bound to find a style and shape that suits all your maids or just that perfect summer sundress. Who would have thought? 258 E. 100 South, SLC, lilyandiris.com
Best Big-City Style in SLC Farasha Pop-Up Boutique Literally popping up all over the U.S., Farasha Boutique can be a bit hard to track down. With no actual storefront, Farasha sets up temporary shops in unexpected areas like art galleries, hotels and at the Sundance Film Fest. Follow Farasha online for the next boutique to score some exclusive designer brands and investment pieces to add a "pop" to your wardrobe. Locations vary, farashastyle.com
Best Local Take on TOMS: Zuriick You've probably bought a pair or two of those ultra-popular TOMS slip-ons, but have you slipped into SLC's own canvas kicks? Zuriick's, with their signature purple sole, can be purchased in high-style boutiques locally and globally. Better yet, get on the e-mail list for exclusive invites to discount warehouse sales. Available at select locations, zuriick.com
Best 'Zine Collection Salt Lake City Library Alternative Press Collection They're not books, and not exactly magazines, either. So just what is a 'zine? The Salt Lake Public Library's Alternative Press can help answer that with one of more than 2,500 unique titles in their collection, the largest in any public library. The self-published productions showcase expression through aesthetics and alternative mediums, and are bound to inspire. Salt Lake City Public Library Level 2, 210 E. 400 South, SLC, 801-594-8632, altpress.slcpl.org
Best Way to Say "I'm Sorry": The Art Floral Oops, you said just the wrong thing to her. Now she's not saying anything to you. Make up for your verbal faux pas sans words; pick up a customized arrangement from The Art Floral, where you'll find an exceptional selection of fabulous flowers. Bonus: They deliver, just in case she doesn't want to see you in person, yet. 580 E. 300 South, SLC, 800-898-0565, theartfloral.com Best "So Cheap It's Almost Free" Deal Whiskey Militia Log on for the deal of the day. The SLC-based site offers ridiculously cheap deals on duds and rides (think skateboards). Don't like the deal? Just wait, it'll be replaced with something new the second it sells out. Whiskeymilitia.com
Good Jeans Jeans never go out of style. From dressy denim trousers to that pair of ripped, acid wash jeans from the '80s, we've all got a signature style. Unfortunately, finding a good pair of denim is not so easy. No matter your shape, size or style, you'll be able to find your new favorite pair at one of these boutiques.
Best Denim for Dudes Mary Jane's Denim Bar 613 Main St., Park City, 435-645-7463, maryjanesshoes.com
Best Jeans for Ladies Lola Bella Boutique The Gateway, 14 S. Rio Grande Street,801-328-2760
Designer Denim on a Dime Big Rock Clothing 1003 W. 3160 South, SLC, 801-973-9350, bigrockclothing.com