Ray's Barber Shop

Ray's Barber Shop
This nostalgic barber shop features nine expert barbers who 
provide precise customized haircuts for men, women and kids, as well as warm lather shaves for the guys. Since 2005, owner Ray Francom has taken pride in making his shop a pampering retreat for men. 1328 S. 2100 East, SLC, 801-583-7297, raysbarbershopslc.com

Best Place to Treat Your Inner Artist
Ogden Blue
For more than 65 years, family-owned and -operated Ogden Blue has been the place for all of your art supply needs. Artists in the making, young and old, can also take classes featuring just about any artistic medium you can dream up. 175 25th St., Ogden, 801-392-7573, ogdenblue.com

Best Place for Unique Jewelry
Natural History Museum 
of Utah Store
After you’ve explored the exhibits on Utah’s life and land, go to the NHMU’s store, which features one-of-a-kind jewelry crafted by local artists and regional Navajos. The shop has a collection of handmade toys and clothing, too. 301 Wakara Way, SLC, 801-587-5784, nhmu.utah.edu

Best Place for Stocking Your Kitchen
Plates and Palates
They serve delicious soups and paninis, and they’ll cater almost any event, but it’s the kitchenware section that makes the place. From tools and cookbooks to jams and cake mixes, find everything you need to create your own at-home culinary masterpiece. 390 N. 500 West, Bountiful, 801-292-2425, platesandpalatesutah.com

Best clothes for Wonder Women 
and Supergirls
The Children’s Hour
Dress your Supergirl in a Jottum blouse and Camper hot pink flats, and treat yourself with a Babette dress. This boutique also offers boys' clothes, plus books and toys. 898 S. 900 East, SLC, 801-359-4150, childrenshourbookstore.com

Best looking masseuse 
Graham Gautschi
Check out the hunk in the Superman pose on the cover of the Best of the Beehive issue. That's SLC's Graham Gautschi, who gives massages at The Grand America and The Seven Club. Give SLC's man of steel a call and find bliss. 515 S. 700 East, Suite 1-A, SLC, 801-980-1772, 7clubslc.com

Best Shop to Grab Some Arm Candy
Purse Dreams
Bring a little NYC to SLC with a designer bag, think Rebecca Minkoff and Pour La Victoire, from this cute 9th & 9th newcomer. 1065 E. 900 South, SLC, 801-355-3550, pursedreamsslc.com

Best supply of natural beauty products
Natural Joy Beauty
Joy Wicks researches every product she stocks in her natural beauty supply store to avoid ingredients like parabens, petroleum and sodium lauryl sulfate. With its well-stocked inventory available online and in-store, you can find locally made products, cosmetics and cleaning supplies. 662 E. Union Square Dr., Sandy, 801-718-4386, naturaljoybeauty.com

Local Super Products

Lauren Brooke Cosmetiques’ Deep Sea Masque
Natural, organic and great at drawing out excess oil and toxins. Plus the company gives 10 percent of profits to charities and educational programs. 1304 N. Redwood Rd., Saratoga Springs, 801-830-6488, laurenbrookecosmetiques.com 

Bubble and Bee Organic Lip Balm
Orange, peppermint and cocoa flavors will tempt you to apply this lip balm liberally. As the label suggests: “Put it on, then kiss someone.” 600 N. 500 West, Bountiful, 801-560-7899, bubbleandbee.com

Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Facial Soap
The sea buckthorn berry in this bar has more than 190 bioactive compounds and Omegas 3, 6, 9 and 7 for healthy hair, skin and nails. sibubeauty.com

Turtle Scrub by Blissful Bean
The scent of coffee, coconut oil and cacao will make you want to taste this stuff. The organic sugar exfoliates, while the caffeine firms your skin. Natural Joy Beauty, 662 E. Union Square Dr., Sandy, 801-718-4386, blissful-bean.com

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