About Us




Founded in 1977 by local soul-singing recording artist Billy "The Human Perkulator" Harner, Perk's Place has become a Westmont institution and a neighborhood mainstay. Perk always ran his shop on the principle that there is no such thing as a 15- minute haircut. Driven daily by that credo, he built the Perk's Place reputation by providing truly personalized service -- one customer at a time. 


When his daughter Debi joined him in the early '80s Perk's Place became a family business. Debi added women's salon services, which evolved Perk's into a full-service barber and styling shop.


Today, Perk is retired and Debi owns the shop. She continues her father's traditions and has added a few of her own. Still an active stylist herself, Debi has built a solid team of amazing experts who all work together to deliver top-tier friendly, personalized customer care and services that must be nothing short of perfect since Perk's pristine reputation must be upheld every day. See our salon and barber services.




In 2017 -- 20 years after her father first opened Perk's doors -- Debi opened an extension of her still-thriving business. In addition to helping make her customers look great on the outside, Debi wanted to help them feel their best on the inside too. Having crossed paths with some of the most extraordinary masseuses she'd ever met, she decided to open a new shop location to offer massages from the best.


Body Perks is founded on the same unshakable principles as its sister business. The staff upholds the same standards of excellence associated with the Perk's brand all these years.  Don't let your opinion of past massage prevent you from trying us. Whether you have a masseuse you love or your experience hasn't been ideal, you won't regret getting on our table. Our affordable services help make the best massages of your life a regular part of your routine instead of a rare treat. Healing massage is a lifestyle, not a luxury.


When you look and feel your best, life is great. When you visit Perk's Pace or Body Perks you're more than great -- you're Perk-a-lized!

That's the term we use when our customers become friends and our loyal customers become family. That's why a visit to our shops is more than "the usual."  Our friendly staff goes above-and-beyond to make sure every customer experience is something special. Come get to know us. We' love to see you... again and again.

We strive to be the best at what we do -- as judged by our customers.  We are committed to excellence and extreme friendliness. We strive to always deliver top-quality services and a customer experience that will make you want to come see us again.. and again.


You are our focus. When here, you are the center of attention. When you're not here, we're waiting for you to come back. (OK, maybe that last part is a stretch, but only that part.)
We truly treasure our customers.

Our Vision &  Customer Commitment

The Best You -- Inside & Out

Treat Yourself
Get Perk-a-lized!