It’s officially Fall which means that it is time for a refresh!
As your sun-kissed glow begins to dwindle the signs of sun damage may start to appear. It happens to the best of us, even those that wear SPF diligently. Unfortunately these tell-tale signs take form in unwanted or extra sun spots, hyperpigmentation, and dehydration.
Which makes this is the perfect time to schedule a restorative treatment to specifically target and repair sun damage. We recommend scheduling any one of our
Rescue Spa Signature Facials, always tailored to your needs.
No need to book a flight to experience these exceptional treatments, these are the same treatments offered at the world famous Ambassade de la Beauté on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Manicures and Pedicures
Stay on trend and choose any color of your choice from our incredible selection of polishes. You can also opt for Bioseaweed Gel, the healthy alternative to typical gel nails, for 2+ weeks of high shine, chip-free gel nails, sans UV light (we use LED).
There is nothing quite like a face-transforming magic of an eyebrow shaping with a pro. Allow our experienced hands to custom shape the perfect pair of brows for your face.
Fall is the ideal time for a hair refresh! Whether you are refreshing your color, cutting it short, adding some fringe, or simply playing with texture… this is the prime time to do it.
Our Fall 2017 palette is as gorgeous as ever. Our skilled makeup artists will enhance your features for a beautiful finish.
From no-makeup makeup … to all-out glam it’s entirely up to you.
The founder of Rescue Spa is a longtime fixture on Philly’s beauty scene, but now, after fielding desperate pleas from our neighbors up north, she’s expanding beyond her Rittenhouse outpost with an NYC location, slated to open later this summer.
Jewelry staple: A gold charm necklace from Town Home in Rittenhouse [above, left]. “All of my friends and family know I have it and usually get me additions.”
Little luxuries: A men’s rose gold Panerai watch, a great handbag, and a comfortable pair of Gucci loafers. [above, right]
On my nightstand: A Tivoli radio [above, left] and a stack of magazines.
Morning fuel: “I make myself a green juice in my Omega juicer — lemon, apple, ginger, parsley, celery and kale.”
Recent splurge: A lightweight sweater by The Row.
Collection: Buddha and Ganesh figurines [above, right], old perfume bottles and antique Lalique glass.
Go-to gadget: LightStim LED Light Therapy, a UV-free at-home light system that helps regenerate skin cells.
Must-have makeup: Valmont foundation, L’Elixir des Glaciers, in Rosy Beige [above, right]. “It’s like a tinted serum for your skin.”
New product: “I turned 50 this year, so currently I’m testing Liquid Surgery Serum by MBR. It comes with a hefty price tag, but it’s worth the splurge!”
Out and About
Currently working on: Rescue Spa’s second location, at 29 East 19th Street in New York City.
Favorite bar: Center City’s Oyster House [above] during happy hour, for a glass of wine.
Next vacation: Paris and the South of France. “Poland is also a regular stop, to visit my mom.”
Favorite market: Reading Terminal Market. “It’s busy and overwhelming, but I have my favorite stops.
Exercise: Ashtanga yoga, jogging and anything outdoors.
Favorite boutique: Montaigne Market or Colette, both in Paris. “They’re like mini galleries.”
Published as “Connoisseur: Danuta Mieloch” in the June 2017 issue of Philadelphia magazine. Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/shoppist/2017/06/03/connoisseur-danuta-mieloch/#u1hHE0Ug0A77k2o1.99
CHANTECAILLE EYE MAKEUP EVENT:
CHANTECAILLE EYE MAKEUP EVENT:
Friday May 26th, 2017
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Join us this Friday for our Chantecaille Eye Makeup Event! Makeup Expert Dionne will be providing Complimentary Eye Makeup Applications. Experience the 2017 Spring / Summer Collections.
Please call to RSVP your Complimentary Eye Makeup Application!
When was the last time you checked the expiration date of your sunscreen? How about your favorite mascara? Like most things in life, beauty products don’t last forever, and as you are going through and sprucing up your home for new season, why not take the time and spring clean your cosmetics?
Here Are My Basic Guidelines:
1. PAY ATTENTION TO PAO DATE
PAO stands for Period After Opening. It looks like a picture of a jar with a number next to it. The letter M stands for months and the number for how many months the product is good after opening.
2. TRUST YOUR SENSES
Trust your own eyes and nose when it comes to any strange smelling or odd looking foundation, lipstick or really any cosmetic product for that matter. Throw away anything that has changed in color, smell or texture.
3. KNOW THE BASIC SHELF LIFE RULE
In addition to losing their effectiveness, some expired beauty products can cause irritation or other problems. Here are some of the more common products and their typical lifespans:
Moisturizer and eye cream: 6 months to a year
Cleanser: up to 1 year
Toner: 6 months to 1 year
Sunscreen: 6 months to a year
Creams and serums with antioxidants and retinoids: 2 to 9 months
Organic products: 4 to 6 months
Tip: Products in pump bottles tend to last longer
Mascara (regular or waterproof), liquid or gel eyeliners: 4 to 6 months
Cream, Liquid or Stick Foundations: 6 months to 1 year
Powder-based products (including mineral makeup): 2-3 years
Lipsticks, Lip Gloss, & Lip Pencils: 2-3 years
TIP: Don’t pump your mascara and do not add water to your cosmetics to make them last longer! Do sharpen your lip or eye pencils before each use to get rid of the bacteria.
4. STORE YOUR COSMETICS PROPERLY
To make your favorite items last as long as possible, keep them away from humidity, heat, air and sunlight. The most common mistake is to keep your products “safe” in the bathroom medicine cabinet. That is so wrong! Products stored that close to the shower and in humidity tend to spoil sooner. I find that designating an area for a vanity is very exciting and storing your products in a vanity drawer is a MUST.
5. MAKE SPACE FOR THE NEW
We all share a tendency to collect too much make up or skin care. I definitely am guilty of this and belong in the second category. I find it gratifying to go through my possessions and find items my friends and family can benefit from, thus making space for much more needed or craved new item.
6. UPGRADE TO A SUMMER FORMULA
With hotter months upon us, it is beneficial to switch to a lighter product formula. I tend to swap my favorite Dermopurifiante for lighter Emulsion Biosensible S.R., and upgrade my SPF from Environ SPF25 to a Jan Marini SPF45.
7. DON’T SHARE YOUR PRODUCTS WITH OTHERS
We all know that sharing is caring but in order to avoid infections, it’s best to keep your beauty products to yourself.
The awakening of spring brings an awareness of a new season and I hope this article has inspired you to freshen up your beauty stash and move forward more confident and informed.
RMS SWIFT SHADOWS
With names Inspired by 1960’s black and white television shows. From shimmery plums to dark charcoals, there is definitely a shadow here that will call out to you!
Twilight Madness or TM – Grey / Black
Sunset Beach or SB – Yellows / Golds
Enchanted Moonlight or EM – Purples /Burgundies
Tempting Touch or TT – Beiges / Tans
Tobacco Road or TR – Greens / Browns
Rescue Spa is honored to be nominated for the Reader’s Choice Award. Vote here for Best Facial and Best Day Spa…Vote once per day. #phillychoice
Other Nominees From Rescue Spa!
Ashley Span – Best Eyebrow Wax
Colleen Foster – Best Massage
Maria Gulraiz – Makeup Artist
Patty Gibbons – Men’s & Women’s Haircut
Veronica Lopez – Makeup Artist
Kelly Jean – Manicure & Pedicure