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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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Philadelphia Beauty Stores for All Your Skin Care Needs

With well-curated lines and advice-giving experts, these eight local spots go well beyond your average beauty boutique. Ola Beauty Not only are the products at […]

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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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My Week of Doing a 6-Step Korean Beauty Routine Every Night

I’ve always had what you might call a “laid back” approach to skincare. I dabble in this product or that product, indulge in free samples, […]

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The Spa at the Four Seasons Has Organic Products and Views for Days

I’m sitting in a chair, wrapped in an impossibly soft white bathrobe, feeling like I’m on top of the world. Which makes sense, because I […]

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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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11 Spas in Philadelphia That Are Completely Organic

There are few things more relaxing and soothing than lying down on a bed of clean, white sheets for a deep-tissue massage, hydrating facial, or […]

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11 Philly Beauty Salons That Use Organic, Non-Toxic Products

Treating yourself to a day at the salon is one of life’s small pleasures. Whether it’s the experience of having someone else wash and style your hair, […]

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Brooklyn Wax Is Philadelphia’s New Spa for “Vagina Facials”

We blame Gwyneth Paltrow. Or maybe Chrissy Teigan. Whatever — both of them have squatted over a steaming vat of herbs (and Instagrammed it), all in the […]

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7 All-Natural Skin Care Lines Based Right Here in the Philly Area

Whether you’re looking for new goodies to add to your beauty routine, or you’re on the hunt for products to help tackle specific skin problems, […]

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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 […]

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4 Philadelphia Nail Salons for Non-Toxic Manicures

You haven’t seen the horrors of what nail polish can do to your nails until you’ve tried to take off a black gel manicure. At […]

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10 New Rules for Erasing Wrinkles

Lisa Espinoza of New Hope medi-spa La Chelé gives her best advice for treating — and, if you’re lucky, warding off — wrinkles. 1. Different […]