Everything You Need to Know about Brow & Lash Tinting

April 7th, 2017

Lash tinting and brow tinting in PhiladelphiaBrow and lash tinting is a popular trend these days at spas and salons.

You may have heard this term, but what does it mean? And is it safe? Read on to find out everything you need to know about brow and lash tinting in Philadelphia.

What is it?

Brow and lash tinting is the practice of using a semi-permanent vegetable dye to add color, texture and shape to your eyebrows and eyelashes.

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5 Essential Tips for Winter Skin Care

February 7th, 2017

Winter Skin Care & Spa in PhiladelphiaWinter is in full swing, bringing snow, ice, cold temperatures and dry, dry air.

All that cold and dryness isn’t good for your skin, which is why it’s important to take steps to care for your skin when winter comes. If you’re coming in for a series of spa treatments in Philadelphia, we’ll help you keep your skin looking radiant, but there are certain skin care practices you can do at home.

Here are five essential tips for winter skin care to get you through to the spring.

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Make a Massage Your New Year’s Resolution

January 4th, 2017

spa massage in PhiladelphiaNew Year’s resolutions can seem like chores.

“I’m going to have fruit for dessert!”

“I’m going to get up every day at 6 a.m. and run three miles!”

“Enough of these thrillers, this is the year I read Moby Dick!”

Thinking about our resolutions can seem like climbing a mountain with a couch on your back. But there’s on resolution you can make that’s both easy to do, and enjoyable.

It goes like this: “I resolve to get a regular massage in 2017.”

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Benefits of a Maternity Massage in Philadelphia

December 5th, 2016

maternity massage in PhiladelphiaMassage has a long history of helping people relieve stress, and few things are as stressful as the prospect of giving birth.

That’s why a maternity massage can be so useful for expectant mothers. If you’re curious about getting a maternity massage in Philadelphia, read on to find out some of the benefits.

A maternity massage:

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Why You Should Consider Dry Brushing on Your Philadelphia Spa Day

October 26th, 2016

dry brush exfoliating: Philadelphia spaIt’s something the owners of any reputable Philadelphia spa will tell you: there’s a lot to be gained from undergoing dry skin brushing on your spa day.

This practice, also known simply as “dry brushing,” is what is sounds like: scrubbing your dry skin with a brush. Here are a few reasons you should consider dry brushing on your spa day.

Dry brushing stimulates your lymphatic system

Your lymphatic system has important job: eliminating cellular waste products. When it’s not working, waste and toxins collect in your body and make you sick. Dry brushing stimulates this system and helps release toxins.

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The Benefits of a Sports Massage

August 29th, 2016

sports massage in PhiladelphiaPlaying a sport can be invigorating.

It can also be exhausting. Even if you’re not injured, your body needs to recover from that level of exertion. That’s where a sports massage can help.

A proper sports massage can reduce muscle tension, help you monitor your muscle tone, promote relaxation, improve your performance and even prevent injuries.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits of a sports massage, both on the body and on the mind.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Massage

August 3rd, 2016

Philadelphia spa massageIt’s hard to imagine getting a massage that wasn’t relaxing. Still, getting the most out of your massage is a two-way street. Your massage therapist needs to do their job, but you have steps you can take as well.

Here are some things you can do to get the most out of your nest massage:

 Stay hydrated

While it’s a good idea to drink plenty of water after a massage to flush away toxins, it’s also important to drink water before your massage as well. The massage pushes lactic acid into your blood stream. Water helps your blood flow and moves theses toxins away.

Talk to your massage therapist

Let the therapist know about any trouble spots: a bad knee from running, sore back from work, etc. We need to know your needs and expectations. When you’re on the table, don’t be afraid to let your therapist know when a technique is working, or if it’s just not working. And if you’re not sure about something, ask questions.

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Philadelphia Bikini Wax Tips for Summer

July 5th, 2016

Philadelphia bikini waxSummer is in full swing, and that means weekends by the pool and days at the beach.

It also means you may be asking yourself “Is it time to for a Philadelphia bikini wax?” If so, Body Restoration wants to help. The website Bustle offers these summer waxing tips.

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5 Reasons to Get a Massage in Philadelphia This Summer

June 1st, 2016

summerassage in PhiladelphiaIt’s summertime! Time to kick back and relax!

What’s that? You’re don’t feel chilled out?

It’s not surprising. Stress, exertion, and all the other things that leave us feeling tense don’t take holidays. That’s why you should consider getting a massage in Philadelphia this summer. Here are five reasons why it can help:

  1. You’re exercising more

A lot of us hibernate in winter, but when summer comes, you have more opportunities – and fewer excuses – to get out and exercise, and more chances for soreness. It could be biking or swimming or a round of golf, you still might strain something no matter how much you stretch. A massage will lower inflammation and help you muscles stay limber.

  1. You’re stressed

We realize that you’re probably stressed in the winter and fall too, but summer brings stresses of its own, from vacations to having to keep school-aged kids occupied. When you get a massage, your body releases endorphins and dopamine, which make you feel better.

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Why We Don’t “Double Dip” During Waxing

May 10th, 2016

spa wax Philadelphia

As anyone who’s watched Seinfeld can tell you, double-dipping is bad etiquette.

It’s true at a social gathering, and it’s true when you’re getting a bikini wax.

If you’re searching for a bargain-priced Brazilian bikini wax, keep in mind that a place can’t possibly have hundreds of sticks at their disposal. If they did, they wouldn’t be able to make enough money to stay open.

The waxing at Body Restoration spa is priced accordingly so that you always have a clean and efficient waxing experience. We never double-dip our wax sticks, so the wax itself is never compromised. You’ll never receive a wax where the wax has been double-dipped with the same stick after touching someone’s skin and hair.

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