By Elizabeth Scinta By Elizabeth Scinta | February 15, 2023 | Style & Beauty Feature
Reinvigorate your skin, surrender to serenity and walk out with age-defying results at our top spots for a bit of R&R.
Recharge in the AWAY Spa Chill Lounge in between treatments.
Start with an 80-minute Detox massage, which uses oils to stimulate the metabolism and eliminate toxins, and end with a Rewind facial. Of course, enhancements are always recommended for the ultimate escape. Think Eye Recovery treatments to depuff and lessen dark circles, lip scrubs for the ultimate pout and gua sha massage to create a sculpted look. 1439 Chestnut St., 215.709.8000, wphiladelphia.com
Enhancing one’s features doesn’t always have to mean a complicated medical procedure. Body+Beauty Lab, powered by Jefferson Health, offers multiple nonsurgical injectable enhancements for jawline contouring, lip filler, cheek augmentation, wrinkle erasers and more. Plus, an abundance of body treatments, from CoolSculpting, at the new Radnor location, to smoothing body peels, line the medspa’s menu—perfect for a spa day with a bit more oomph. Multiple locations, bodyandbeauty.com
3.The Garden Medical Spa
Take a quick drive across the Delaware River to The Garden Medical Spa for chemical peels, laser procedures, microneedling, radiofrequency skin tightening and more. Try radiofrequency skin tightening using the Legend Pro device, which targets the subdermal layer with fine pins and radiofrequency technology. The device stimulates collagen production while rejuvenating and tightening the skin. 738 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, N.J., 856.545.1505, thegardenmedspa.com
In 1985, Joe Gaglioti Sr. opened the first Joseph Anthony, becoming one of few award-winning male-female salons in the region—and the rest is history. Now, with three locations in Glen Mills, Center City and Springfield, the brand has become a favorite local destination for all things beauty. At its Retreat Spa and Salon, situated in the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, treat yourself to an array of experiences like the Turkish Bath, warm lemon grass eucalyptus body scrub or nourishing butter creme float. Multiple locations, josephanthony.com
Try Kári Skin’s amethyst eye mask facial
Kári Skin believes beauty starts beneath the surface, which is why the team thinks it’s never too late to learn more about your skin and what it needs. Head to the Old City spot for facials, massages and injectables, as well as brow laminations, lash lifts, brow and lash tints, and waxes. 325 Cherry St., 2nd Floor Rear, 215.309.3076, kariskin.com
6.Nirvana Wellness MedSpa
Restore your radiant glow after a visit to Northern Liberties’ Nirvana Wellness MedSpa. From facials to laser treatments, medical injectables, reiki and more, clients can find everything they need to look and feel their best. Try one of the Geneo facial treatments, like the detox treatment, which protects the skin from enviromental aggressors, addresses signs of aging and more. 925 and 927 N. Second St., 267.764.2835, nirvanawellnessmedspa.com
The Tibetan Bowls massage utilizes the sounds from Tibetan singing bowls, which have been used for over 6,000 years, to stimulate stress relief and relaxation on both sides of the brain. While enveloped in a sound bath, the masseuse uses body butter and aromatherapy oils to revitalize the body, mind and soul. Choose to do it alone or with your significant other for a romantic day. 10 Ave. of the Arts, 215.523.8035, richeldambra.com
The Rittenhouse Spa & Club.
8.The Rittenhouse Spa & Club
Leave smelling like a rose and glowing like the sun after receiving the 1,000 Roses facial. What does it entail? An aromatherapy session using rose quartz oil made of Bulgarian roses to ground patients to their chakras, cultivate self-love and soften the skin. The Kypris serums, known for balancing oily skin and eliminating marks on the face, and golden beauty elixirs will render a radiant glow. 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, 215.790.2500, therittenhousespaclub.com
9.Sonya Savage Skin Care
Founder Sonya Savage believes there are three essential steps in maintaining healthy skin: prevent damage by developing a skincare plan, correct by receiving treatments and maintain by following a routine. Start with a New Client Consultation facial, where estheticians assess your skin’s history, health and needs before performing a service. After, a customized facial is performed with exfoliation, steam, extractions, corrective skincare and LED light therapy tailored to the skin’s demands. 255 S. 17th St., 215.309.2840, sonyasavage.com
At The Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, schedule a variety of indulgent treatments like the ever-popular crystal oil massage.
10.The Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia
Seven hundred pounds of healing crystals live within the walls of the award-winning spa, leaving guests with positive, calming energy the moment they step through the doors. Located on the 57th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, the spa has a variety of indulgent treatments, including the ever-popular crystal oil massage. Post-treatment, melt away in the relaxation lounge, where city views and yummy snacks (chocolate cranberries! Crystallized ginger!) are in abundance. 1 N. 19th St., 215.419.5050, fourseasons.com
11.1859 Wellness Spa & Salon
Enjoy a full spa experience that targets every part of the body, lasts six hours and includes a delectable lunch from Winnie’s, Jake & Coopers or Couch Tomato. Begin the day with a Swedish massage where the masseuse uses warm towels infused with soothing oil to induce a Zen mindset. Next, hydrate the face with hibiscus and white tea extracts during the Moisture Drench facial. Finish with a spa manicure, pedicure, shampoo, blow-dry, curl and makeover. 4259 Main St., 267.331.6991, 1859wellness.com
Photography by: COURTESY OF W PHILADELPHIA HOTEL; COURTESY OF KÁRI SKIN; COURTESY OF: THE RITTENHOUSE SPA & CLUB; COURTESY OF: FOUR SEASONS HOTEL PHILADELPHIA AT COMCAST TECHNOLOGY CENTER;