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2016 Best Splurge-Worthy Spa Treatment

Flotation Philly

The mental reboot earned from doing absolutely nothing but floating in a dark, enclosed tub filled with salt water is mind-clearing bliss. And with this float center's new addition of a float cabin — essentially an enclosed tub the size of a small room — even the most claustrophobic among us can zone out.

534 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 609-923-1913 | Website

2016 Best Spa for Moms

Primp & Play

249 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

This year-old spa doesn’t have any over-the-top treatments. It’s got something way better: childcare. The genius creation of South Philly mom Tara Murphy, Primp & […] Read more »

2016 Best Quick-Fix Spa Treatment

Logan Weekday Reset at the Logan Hotel

1 Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA Website

Seven of this modern hotel spa’s popular treatments (from facials and manis to scrubs and massages) come in handy 25-minute versions, meaning you can work […] Read more »

2016 Best Lunch-Hour Makeover

ClearLift Lunchtime Laser Treatment at Deme Cosmetic

2200 Arch Street, Locations in Philadelphia and Wayne, PA Website

This 30-minute treatment works beneath your skin to tighten, firm and zap lines, so you can return to work fresh and glowy in less time […] Read more »

2014 Best Excuse to Unplug From Everything

Halcyon Floats

209 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

Imagine being cut off from your phone, email and social media for 90 uninterrupted minutes of pitch-black solitude. That’s the game at South Kensington’s new […] Read more »

2014 Best Extreme Spa Experience

Ame Salon and Spa

111 Waynewood Avenue, Wayne, PA Website

Hitting up the “drip bar” is more than just Rihanna’s latest obsession. The process fluids mixed with vitamins, taken intravenously seems to have legit health […] Read more »

2014 Best Mental Detox

Halcyon Floats

209 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

You’ll slip into a capsule filled with water so densely salted that you’ll bob on the surface, Dead Sea-style. And there you’ll stay, in a […] Read more »

2013 Best Splurge-Worthy Spa Treatment

Summertime Float at Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon

243 West Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA Website

By the time you’re floating on a bed of warm water, you’ve earned it. That’s because you’ve been exfoliated, massaged, painted with mud and wrapped […] Read more »

2013 Best Splurge-Worthy Spa Treatment

Soft Pack Floats at Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon

243 West Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA Website

Sit back, relax and float? For this über-indulgent skin-softening therapy, you’ll be exfoliated, scrubbed, coated in mud, wrapped in a sheet, and set to float […] Read more »