Because pumpkin is good for more than lattes.
This fall, you can do more than pick pumpkins and snack on apple cider donuts. Go for seasonal personal care and indulge in a facial, scrub or massage featuring some of the best fall ingredients: cranberry, maple, cinnamon and pumpkin, of course. Below, find nine fall-inspired beauty treatments available at spas and salons in and around Philadelphia.
Pumpkin facials are all the rage this time of year, and for good reason. Pumpkin is rich in vitamins A and C, both of which have antioxidant properties that can help hydrate and exfoliate dry skin, protect against UV damage, and give you a naturally radiant glow.
At Nirvana Wellness Medspa in Northern Liberties, their 60-minute facial ($ 125) uses a pumpkin enzyme to resurface, brighten and even out your skin tone, and includes extractions and a lift massage. The treatment ends with a pumpkin and marshmallow mask to infuse the skin with antioxidants and hydration.
The 60-Minute Pumpkin Spice Facial ($ 155) at Fabriq Spa in Queen Village includes an enzymatic peel made with pumpkin, carrot, and bromelain (an enzyme extract from pineapple stems), as well as a fresh mask made from pumpkin puree, cinnamon, coffee, honey and brown sugar to reduce redness and lock in moisture. Fabriq’s facial treatment is available until March.
The Skin House Facial Bar 30 Minute Pumpkin Spice Refill ($ 85) starts with a Pumpkin Enzyme Mask and Booster Serum that helps reduce discoloration, decrease oxidative stress, and nourish and brighten skin. skin. You can book this service from November 1 to November 30.
Autumn Body Scrub
All three Joseph Anthony locations in the Philly area are showcasing the new seasonal tension relief scrub ($ 110 to $ 130 in Center City; $ 70 to $ 90 in Springfield and Glen Mills). The 45-minute spa treatment is infused with all of the best fall and winter scents – peppermint, lavender, eucalyptus, sage and chamomile – to leave you totally refreshed and in the spirit of the season.
Seasonal hair care
Your skin isn’t the only thing that deserves a little attention. Moko’s Forest Scalp Treatment ($ 85) includes essential oil blends of pumpkin seeds and black cumin, as well as cloves, cinnamon, and cedar, to soothe a dry or stale scalp. itchy, which can occur when temperatures drop. The 45-minute treatment is paired with a pumpkin cream hair mask – plus a neck and shoulder massage – to help keep your hair hydrated and shiny. The package is available until December 21.
Massages with the kindness of autumn
For couples looking to upgrade their fall dates, head to Le Rêve Rittenhouse Day Spa. Their “Scary-Good” couples package ($ 670 for two) – which is available until the end of November – begins with a 60-minute aromatic Swedish massage with essential oils of cinnamon and clove, followed by a 30-minute pumpkin facial and 30-minute massage. -a minute “mummy” scrub designed to remove dead skin cells and rejuvenate your skin. Then, enjoy up to 45 minutes in their wet / dry steam sauna, where you’ll enjoy a cup of hot cider and chocolate candy.
The Seasons of Chakras massage ($ 225- $ 250) at the Four Seasons Spa is meant to promote the movement of good energy throughout your body and leave you feeling totally relaxed. The 60-minute, light-pressure bodywork is paired with seasonal aromatherapy – so for fall, think cinnamon, clove, and cardamom essential oils – and the soothing hymns of crystal singing bowls. This massage is available all year round, but these particular scents only last until the end of winter.
The Away Spa at the new W Philadelphia hotel offers a fully personalized 50-minute daily facial ($ 165) meant to be an antidote to fatigue and stress. This fall, the face features a detoxifying, pore-opening spicy cinnamon vapor from local beauty supplier Franklin & Whitman.
DIY Fall Facial
No time for the day spa? Try an equally indulgent DIY facial with products from Sabbatical Beauty’s Fall Skincare Collection. Start with the Maple Cleaner ($ 75) made mostly of maple water (which is said to have amazing anti-aging effects) and will make you feel like a delicious glazed donut because why the hell not? Treat any seasonal skin dryness with Maple Oil Toner ($ 108), which in addition to maple includes White Willow Bark Extract, a natural exfoliant. To top it off, apply Pumpkin Spice Latte Serum ($ 108) to firm, tone, lift and brighten skin. The serum is made from different extracts of pumpkin, caffeine, and milk, so it’s literal PSL for your skin.