Oct. 22 2014 09:01 AM

Your picks for the best stylists, tattoos, and gyms in San Diego

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Best Barber Shop

Sports Clips

Honorable mention: Floyd's 99, Mister Brown's, Barberside, Ducky's Barber Shop

Best Chiropractic Center

Spence Chiropractic Center

Honorable mention: Chiropractique, San Diego Chiropractic, Adams Avenue Integrative Health, Libs Chiropractic Center

Best Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. G Plastic Surgery – Dr. Grzekiewicz

Honorable mention: Faces Plus – Dr. Steven R. Cohen, Changes Plastic Surgery – Dr. Gilbert Lee, Nowak Aesthetics – Dr. Eugene Nowak, Pousti Plastic Surgery – Dr. Tom Pousti

Best Day Spa

La Costa Resort and Spa

Honorable mention: Bellagio Salon & Day Spa, Bella Tosca, Artesia Day Spa and Salon, Spa Velia

Best Dentist

Crown Dental

Honorable mention: Park Dental Arts, Pacific Beach Dentistry, Strober Dental, Affinity Dental of La Mesa

Best Hair Salon (men)

The Electric Chair

Honorable mention: Gila Rut, Disconnected, The Chop Shop, Sweet Salon

Best Hair Salon (women)

Gila Rut

Honorable mention: Disconnected, Hair Drezzers on Fire, Bluxom, Hyde Edwards

Best Hiking Spot

Cowles Mountain

Honorable mention: Torrey Pines, Mission Trails, Mount Laguna, Rancho Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

Best Laser Eye Center

West Coast Eyecare

Honorable mention: Clearview Eye & Laser Medical Center, Global Laser Vision, Shiley Eye Institute, Motwani Lasik Institute

Best Martial Arts Studio

Gracie South Bay Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Honorable mention: White Dragon, Family Karate, Arena MMA, Karate Heroes

Best MMA &
Boxing Gym


Honorable mention: Art of Eight (AO8) Training & Fitness Center, Arena MMA, Victory MMA, Blue Ocean Muay Thai

Best Outdoor Rental Shop (kayak, jet ski, boat)

Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Honorable mention: Everyday California, San Diego Jet Ski, Action Sport Rentals, San Diego Speed Boat Adventures

Best Place for Acupuncture


Honorable mention: Tripoint Holistic Therapy, Adams Avenue Integrative Health, Hillcrest Community Acupuncture, North Park Acupuncture

Best Place to Get a Massage

The Knot Stop

Honorable mention: Karma Relaxation Spa, Green Bamboo Massage & Foot Spa, Bella Tosca, Spa Velia

Best Place to
Get Pierced


Honorable mention: Church of Steel, Apogee Body Piercing, Big City Tattoo, Body Piercing by Tracy

Best Place to Get Waxed

The Pretty Kitty

Honorable mention: The Undercarriage, Le Wax Boutique, Brazilia Skin Care, Clean Slate Skin and Body

Best Tanning Salon


Honorable mention: Hollywood Tan, Naked Tan, Cali Tan, The Tan Line

Best Tattoo Artist

Su'a Sulu'ape Angela

Honorable mention: Mike Stobbe, Fip Buchanan, Ben Grillo, Bill Canales

Best Tattoo Parlor

Avalon 2

Honorable mention: Lifetime Tattoo, Big City Tattoo, Guru Tattoo, Left Hand Black

Best Workout Gym

Chuze Fitness

Honorable mention: Gold's Gym, 24 Hour Fitness, Fit, Crunch Fitness

Best Yoga Studio

Core Power

Honorable mention: Pilgrimage of the Heart, Yoga One, Spirit Yoga, Indie Yoga


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