5 Holiday Beauty Treatments You Need To Try
After all that holiday shopping, it’s time to do a little indulging for yourself. Here, five luxurious holiday beauty treatments that pack in all the scents of the season, from chocolate and peppermint to frankincense and sweet orange. Bonus: They all ring in under $100, so if there’s someone on your gift list that’s leaving you stumped, buy them a gift card for one of these sweet services.
1. Scents of the Season Aromatherapy Massage // Pierre and Carlo
This sensory experience calls on scents like frankincense, myrrh, bergamot, neroli and sweet orange for a spicy-meets-citrus aromatherapy blend. Coupled with the massage, this treatment will leave you positively perky and ready to take on all those holiday parties. // $95; 8460 Limekiln Pike, Wyncote; 215-572-6300.
2. Chocolate Mistletoe Pedicure // Zazen
All the chocolate, none of the calories. Indulge in a 45-minute pedicure that includes a chocolate soak, organic peppermint sugar exfoliation, organic chocolate moisture mask and a chocolate buttercream massage. Yum. // $41; 832 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr; 610-527-7730.
3. Fig and Sage Facial // Moko
Back with another so-natural-it’s-edible service, Moko has created a customizable fig and sage facial. The sweet and savory experience uses all natural ingredients to detox pores (their extractions are basically painless), exfoliate and moisturize. // $110 for 60 minutes, $140 for 90 minutes; 55 North 3rd Street, Old City; 215-922-6656.
4. Cranberry Spa Pedicure // Toppers
Refresh tired toes with a detoxifying cranberry pedicure that includes a mineral foot bath, an exfoliating scrub and a rich moisturizing mask of cranberry buttercream. The treatment is topped off with a foot massage that will make you completely forget the pain of Black Friday shopping. // $77; 117 South 19th Street; 215-496-9966, and 745 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne; 610-989-9660.
5. Alpine Herbal Scrub // Joseph Anthony
Slough off all the remnants of fall skin with this exfoliating treatment that oh-so refreshingly smells of lavender, chamomile, peppermint and calendula with a pinch of rose. After your skin is buffed, polished, and fragrant, enjoy a cascading rinse that will leave you glowing. // $70; 243 West Baltimore Pike Glen Mills; 610-459-4663.
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