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Best Blowout

2017 BEST Blowout

Cara Brady at Currie Hair Skin & Nails

She’s killer at cut and color, too—but when you’ve only got time for the finishing touch, you’ll still leave feeling like you got the whole shebang.

605 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA | 610-225-2415 | Website


2016 BEST Beauty Pregame Spot

Koukla Blowdry & Beauty Bar

602 Old Lancaster Road, Bryn Mawr, PA

The bar’s layout is open (it promotes socializing), the decor is all white (it looks sleek), the menu is thorough (it offers everything from blowouts and updos to full-face makeup), and the hair dryers hang from the ceiling (well — it just looks cool). This is the Main Line’s answer to the West Coast’s proliferation… Read more »

2014 BEST Blowout

Rescue Spa

1601 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

When this leading spa moved to a new location last year, it added a pretty new room outfitted with just one chair dedicated to doing up stylish ‘dos. There, experts (held to the same sky-high standards as Rescue’s aestheticians) quickly create subtle, on-trend styles, like just-messy-enough summer waves or deep part sweeps. Read more »