Spas and Salons

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The Best Philly-Area Spas to Help You Reboot for Spring

For Frill-Free Relaxation: Chung Dam Spa & Fitness Though its strip-mall location is short on charm, this cult-favorite Korean spa is worthy of a visit […]

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6 Philly Salons You Can Trust Wholeheartedly With Your Natural Hair

For women of color, getting our hair done at the salon is a gamble. Many upscale salons and spas often aren’t equipped to handle our unique hair needs […]

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OpenInPHL: Rittenhouse Spa Offering Huge Discounts on Saturday Treatments

Your pre-snow day checklist: Stock up at Whole Foods tonight  (they’re closed tomorrow!), prepare a Netflix binge-watch list, move your car if it’s parked on a snow […]

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How to Banish Dry, Scaly Winter Skin

We’re barely two weeks into our new normal – freezing, winter-like temps – and already we’re noticing the telltale signs of cold weather: dry, flaky, […]

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Party’s Over: 5 Detoxifying Beauty Treatments to Start 2016 Right

Hanukkah gives way to Christmas which turns to New Year’s Eve, which means we all have a glorious month of total and unbridled indulging. (Nope, we’re not judging.) Now, sadly, […]

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Here’s Where to Bathe in a Pumpkin Spice Latte in Philly

With the darker, cooler days of fall fast approaching and the conclusion of beach season, sometimes we start to get a bit lazy in the beauty department. Goodbye […]

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How to Get Rid of Post-Summer Sun Damage (Hello, Sunspots!)

So you ignored all of our warnings and spent half the summer frying your skin at the shore, or you took our advice and slathered […]

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We Tried It: Primp & Play, Philly’s New Kid-Friendly Spa

This post originally appeared on Wee Wander, a website dedicated to helping parents navigate Philadelphia. I couldn’t help but have a knee-jerk reaction to the […]

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How to Trade In the Birchbox Items You Don’t Want

Have you ever been so excited for your monthly Birchbox arrival, only to find that the products within it are completely irrelevant to your life? That St. […]

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4 Philly Mag Staffers Reveal Their Major Hair Transformations (Plus Where They Got Them!)

Lately, I’ve noticed something around the halls here at Philly Mag. Staffers — lots of them — made some huge hair changes over the summer. […]

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Field Guide: 5 Best Places to Get a Bikini Wax in Philly

In the grand list of things we do in the name of beauty and self-maintenance, bikini waxes are down at the very bottom of the […]

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Market Report: 10 Lies Your Hairstylist Is Telling You

Here are 10 myths you’ve probably heard on the salon floor that aren’t totally true. For example: Drugstore products really aren’t the worst things on earth, you […]

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American Mortals Is Opening a New Location in Queen Village This Fall

News on the salon scene: American Mortals (you know, the salon that gave me my glorious cotton-candy hair color last summer) — is opening its […]

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7 Best Nail Salons at the Shore

Nothing ravages perfectly polished nails quite like saltwater and gritty sand. This is why, even on a sunny day, you’ll find women lined up at mani […]

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David J. Witchell Is Opening a New Spa and Salon In Peddler’s Village

David Witchell is to Bucks County what Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney are to Midtown Village. The salon and boutique owner is a booming fixture […]