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The Philly Skin Care Brands Everyone Should Know About

Trinity Hills Co. These well-priced, naturally derived oils, face washes, shampoos and soaps are made specifically for men. (Beard bros, don’t miss their many facial-hair […]

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Philly Has Entered the Golden Age of Skin Care

In 2004, as a broke graduate student living in Chicago, I scraped together enough money for an end-of-term treat: a facial at a fancy spa. […]

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8 Philly Women on How Their Skin Gets Its Glow

Ever see a woman and wonder why her skin looks so gorgeous and glowy? We asked eight Philly women to share their skin care stories. […]

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Ask an Esthetician: Is This Jade Roller Doing Anything?

Ever wonder what your facialist really thinks about trendy at-home treatments and social media? We went ahead and asked some Philly estheticians three of our […]

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How to Make the Transition to a Clean Beauty Routine

Step away from the chemical-laden drugstore face wash you’ve been using since middle school. Clean beauty shop Freedom Apothecary co-owner Bonkosi Horn shares how. Start […]

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This New Clean Skincare Boutique in Philly Is Dedicated to Empowering Women

This post has been updated. “Authenticity” is a broad term generally used to define anything that feels true to its mission or the culture it’s […]

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10 Small-Batch, Philly-Made Lipsticks to Stock Up on ASAP

There’s a reason Rihanna and Kylie built empires around makeup: These days, beauty sells. But you don’t need to run to Sephora to find the […]

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These Coworking Salons Aim to Make the Philly Region’s Beauty Industry More Affordable

When it comes to your hair, skin, brows, and other beauty care, it can be tough to find a stylist who you (a) like, (b) […]

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8 Haircare Tricks to Combat a Sweaty Workout, From a Philly Hair Stylist

In the fitness world, it seems like we strive to sweat. We hear the phrase, “Work up a sweat!” as if how sweaty we get […]

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Here’s How to Score $100 Worth of Free Beauty Products From Whole Foods

We’ve known for a while that, in order to be healthy, we have to pay attention to what’s in our food (even though we might […]

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10 Philly-Area Clean Beauty Companies to Keep Your Skin Nourished

Clean and/or vegan beauty companies (meaning they’re free of chemicals or animal products and byproducts, respectively) have been popping up in and around Philly a bunch […]

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This Stunning Natural Beauty Shop Just Opened in Graduate Hospital

Philly is home to all kinds of high-end indie boutiques*, but the city’s got a surprising dearth of natural beauty shops. Sure, plenty of local skincare […]

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We’re Obsessed With These 6 Facial Serums Created by Local Beauty Makers

These high-performance facial serums — all concocted by homegrown beauty-product makers — will transform your skincare routine. 1. For soothing inflammation This Korean-inspired concoction — from […]

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5 Local Spots for Hemp and CBD Oil Massages — Plus Where to Score Your Own

Thanks to many touted healing properties, cannabis-plant-derived CBD oil treatments and hemp oils are the wellness world’s latest obsession. (To be clear: Yes, they’re legal; […]

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Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist Has the Cardio-Proof Makeup Tips We’ve Been Missing

Today in news-we-didn’t-know-we-needed-but-are-so-glad-exists, we learned the secret behind Beyoncé’s flawless Coachella performance makeup. Refinery29 chatted with Beyoncé’s makeup artist, Sir John, about her glam looks. While we love the […]