For those who are in need of a makeover but not quite sure where to start, we have searched high and low and found the best services in the area. Below are a few great ideas for how to makeover your mind, body and spirit in and around Philadelphia.
Hours: Mon – Fri 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.–5 p.m.
Trust these experts to give your beauty regime a boost with their menu of spa services and beauty buys. Shop or sample looks from trusted beauty brands like Bobbi Brown, Trish McEvoy, NARS and Laura Mercier. Bluemercury also carries luxury skin care brands Skinceuticals, Kiehl’s, Dermalogica, Darphin, Dr. Dennis Gross and ReVive.
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., Wed, Fri: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sat – Sun: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Revamp your figure in no time flat by visiting Pure Barre in Center City or in Wayne where you will “lift, tone and burn” your way to a fabulous figure. In as little as three sessions per week, Pure Barre has been known to literally transform your body and give you the lean body you need to fit into all of the new clothes you’re sure to find at our next pick.
Hours: Mon – Sat 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
One of the city’s most celebrated boutiques, Vagabond carries a selection of must-have pieces that you never knew you needed. Independently owned and expertly sourced, Vagabond carries hard-to-find brands like Lauren Merkin, Parker, Material Cause, Dolce Vita, Popomomo, Gemma and Stella Pop. This is a perfect place to revitalize your wardrobe with a huge selection of eclectic, colorful and unique clothing, shoes and accessories.
Hours: Student sessions held Mon: 2 – 8:30 p.m.; By appointment only Wed: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Reiki is a time honored traditional practice that is an infusion of meditation and energy balance that can serve as a mental cleanse of sorts. Sessions at The Reiki School include Reiki classes and training, Reiki treatments, meditation, bodywork, and wellness workshops. A holistic alternative to seeing a therapist, Reiki is a relaxing and non-intimidating personal energy makeover that can give you a new lease on life.
A smile can instantly lift the spirits of you and those around you. Let yours shine with a whitening treatment—the effects can make your pearly whites up to nine shades lighter. The process takes little over an hour and can last as long as two years. The Dental Spa also offers Invisalign treatments to ensure confidence comes with your smile.
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