Best of Philly

Best Beauty Shop

2010 BEST One-Stop Beauty Shop

David J. Witchell

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), a whirl through the lovely makeup bar, and a twirl into the super-secret upstairs boutique, which she’d find stocked with essentials from Theory and James Perse, plus the show–stopping frock required for her night at the opera.

25 South State Street, Newtown, PA | 215-579-1200 | Website

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 »

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 »