Best of Philly

Best Facial

2018 Best Quickie Facial

Cryo Facial at CRYO Philadelphia

Six minutes. That’s all you need for this facial – if you can even call it that. Drop in before a big event (yep, with makeup already applied), and an aesthetician will canvas your face with a liquid nitrogen vapor that tightens pores, boosts collagen, seals your look in place, and gives an all-over zhuzh. View Profile »

1700 Sansom St #501, Philadelphia, PA | 267-758-2391 | Website

2018 Best Luxury Facial

Le Lift Parisienne at Rescue Spa

1601 Walnut Street, Floor 3, Philadelphia, PA Website

The 90-minute plumping session starts with a massage to release tension, uses micro-crystalline algae and silk extracts to firm skin, and ends with microcurrents to […] Read more »

2017 Best Facial

Soothing Facial at Green City Beauty

1036 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

There are so many aggressive skin peels and chemical-laden masks out there, so it’s refreshing to see a spa offer an effective alternative. The perfect […] Read more »

2014 Best Organic Facial


55 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

If your medicine cabinet looks more like a kitchen pantry, stocked with coconut oil, citrus essential oils and the like, then this beauty treatment is […] Read more »

2014 Best Facial


55 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

When was the last time you fell asleep during a facial? Exactly. Moko’s aestheticians excel at the art of pain-free extraction. Plus, every product here […] Read more »

2013 Best Facial

Rescue Rittenhouse Spa

225 South 17th Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA Website

Sometime in my mid-20s, three faint but distinct lines decided to plant themselves on my brow, stretching from temple to temple across my forehead like […] Read more »

2011 Best Holistic Facial

Juju Spa and Organics

728 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

We’re making the switch from harsh to gentle, chemical to natural, wrinkled to smooth, with Juju’s new all-natural, aluminum-oxide-free, walnut-shell-based form of microderm. Read more »

2011 Best Bargain Facial

Affordable Skin Care Salon

2005 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

Mary Freihofner’s operation is small and bare-bones, and her $55 facials end in a hard sell. But when you’re out her door, your skin is […] Read more »

2010 Best Teen Facial

The Tweeny at Richel D’Ambra Spa and Salon

The Ritz-Carlton, 10 South Broad Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA Website

The goal of this adolescent-targeted treatment isn’t just to leave tweens with clean, clarified skin it’s about teaching good skin habits and discussing the diet, […] Read more »

2010 Best Facial

Danuta Mieloch at Rescue Rittenhouse

255 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

It’s not just hype that keeps Mieloch’s waitlist perennially hovering around the three-month mark. A little cleansing, a little soothing, a little microderm, a little […] Read more »

2009 Best Specialty Facial

Elina Safin at Ursula’s About Phace

1700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Blending all-natural ingredients like fresh avocado pulp with the same sort of purifying mud that the Phils use to scuff their baseballs, Safin whips up […] Read more »

2009 Best Classic Facial

Kate Brown at 3000BC

8439 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

An appointment with Brown at Chestnut Hill’s 3000BC is like a teeth-cleaning for your face. “I’m not who you go to if you want to […] Read more »

2013 Best All-Natural Facial

Eviama Life Spa

109 South 13th Street, second floor, Philadelphia, PA Website

When owner Penny Ordway’s expert hands get at your face with tonics and lotions from Dr. Hauschka Skin Care, an all-natural brand imported from Germany, […] Read more »