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BEAUTY: A salon and shop in the historic Sharon Building in downtown Bolinas joins a coterie of new women-owned businesses in town. Amanda Ross-Mann, above, offers facials, waxing and more, and sells her own line of botanically based skincare products. Two local massage therapists also work out of the space, where a grand opening celebration will be held next Saturday, Sept. 3 from 4 to 8 p.m.   David Briggs

Eleven years after Amanda Ross-Mann moved to Bolinas and saw an empty storefront in town, the space is hers. Ms. Ross-Mann, who hosts events at the Mann Family Farm, is also an aesthetician; over the last decade, she has formulated and sold her own botanically based beauty product line, which features organic and ethically sourced ingredients. Now . . .