Best of Philly

Best Beauty Shop

2016 BEST Bath and Body Shop

Volta Market

Meet the neighborhood mom-and-pop shop with a holistic twist. Under the store’s small-batch organics line, you’ll find Dead Sea salt mud masks, silky body butters, and a giant hutch housing every kind of bar soap you never knew you needed.

1439 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-500-5874 | Website


2016 BEST Beauty Products You Can't Find at Sephora

H Mart

7320 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA

Among the aisles of instant noodles and pickled veggies at this Asian supermarket, you’ll find a selection of hard-to-find Korean beauty products, like pearl-infused sheet masks, of-the-moment beauty cushions, and hyaluronic acid moisture packs. Sounds weird, but it’s magic, we swear. Read more »

2010 BEST Beauty

Moko Beauty Studio

55 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

It’s known for its dry cuts and customized two-hour ayurvedic facials, but we also love the take-home treats: mango shea butter, lime body polish, Max Green Alchemy shampoo. Read more »

2010 BEST One-Stop Beauty Shop

David J. Witchell

25 South State Street, Newtown, PA

Remember the montage from Pretty Woman where Vivian goes from gaudy to glam in a Beverly Hills minute? Had she been in Newtown instead, she could have come here for a soothing scrub in the grotto-like spa, a conditioning treatment and blowout in the bustling salon (if David’s booked and he always is request Jack),… Read more »

2009 BEST Beauty Supply

Beans Beauty

1733 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The products here are so good, they can almost make you believe that, Yes, I could look like a picture in a magazine. We can’t promise you will. But the unending selection of nifty products and tools will get you closer than you ever dreamed possible. Read more »