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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 […]

Life & Style

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 […]

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Field Guide: The Best Philadelphia Blow Dry Bars to Upgrade Your Hair Fast

The rise of the blow dry bar has turned the lot of us into a bunch of old ladies: We get our hair “set” once […]

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Shop Talk: 10 Beauty Products That Are a Total Waste of Money

We’re not saying that everyone’s makeup bag looks like a clip from an episode of Hoarders, but most beauty-lovers do have a tendency to stock […]

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Shop Talk: How to Get Rid of Blackheads Once and For All

Blackheads constantly plaguing that beautiful nose and chin of yours? Same. The answer doesn’t have to be monthly facials (though those do work wonders). Instead, […]

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7 Things to Know Before You Hit the Shore This Weekend

Happy holiday weekend, y’all! In our minds it may still be May, but alas, we find ourselves at the most patriotic holiday of the year. […]

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13 Local Beauty Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow ASAP

Instagram is a beauty lover’s best friend. Scrolling through the explore page, you’re bound to find countless artists showcasing their talents from glammed out bridal […]

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Shop Talk: How to Prevent Crazy Tan Lines

Nowadays bathing suits are out of control. Straps are placed everywhere but your shoulders and strategically designed cutouts pretty much guarantee the worst tan lines […]