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Be Well Philly

The 8 Best Facial Treatments to Get in Philly After Wearing a Mask All Year Long

OMG Breakout: Skin House Facial Bar This new 50-minute treatment uses deep cleaning and gentle exfoliation to clear congested pores, reduce inflammation, and minimize future […]

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10 Philly-Based Skin Care Brands to Shop Right Now

Depending on who you ask, having a self-care routine could mean a simple face scrub in the morning or diving headfirst into a five-step skin […]

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Life & Style

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sporadic Mid-Pandemic Salon Visits

Philly’s top stylists are working double-time to help you manage your pandemic hair. Here, five ways to make the most of those sporadic salon visits. […]

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Life & Style

Sabbatical Beauty’s Adeline Koh on How She Develops Her Powerhouse Skin-Care Products

Ingredient obsessive Adeline Koh — founder of Sabbatical Beauty — on the powerhouse potions she mixes in her Bok Building studio What I make: Asian-inspired […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Black Philadelphia-Area Wedding Beauty Pros to Know

Planning for your Big Day entails making numerous conscious choices, from the friends and family you want on your guest list to the venue to […]

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Sabbatical Beauty’s Adeline Koh on Hand Sanitizers, Self-Care, and Pandemic Shaming

For Philly’s small businesses, the coronavirus crisis has made staying afloat incredibly difficult, and, in some cases, untenable. However, our small, locally owned fitness studios, […]

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Be Well Philly

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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Be Well Philly

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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Be Well Philly

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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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 Local Skincare Company Owner Spends Her Nights Learning Martial Arts

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For […]

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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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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 […]