Philadelphia Magazine: Dantua Mieloch, What I Love

Danuta Mieloch

Rescue Rittenhouse Spa‘s skin savior fills us in on the things she can’t live without (and the secrets behind her enviable glow).  Rescue Spa, 1601 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia 19102, 215-772-2766, www.rescuespa.net

  • “I wear minimal makeup, preferable Chantecaille.  It’s a beautiful, skin-friendly, natural line, and a percentage of the proceeds go to the environmental causes.”  Tiger in the Wild eye and cheek palette, $78 at Rescue Spa
  • “I’m a globe-trotter, I love to travel, whether it’s for business — such as going to anti-aging seminars — or for pleasure.  I take my Tumi carry-on anywhere I go.  It’s functional, it fits in the overhead, and my whole life fits inside.”  Similar styles at Tumi, 1733 Walnut Street, 215-564-1317
  • “My nail polish Zoya ‘Adel.’  It contains no harmful chemicals, and the color is sheer, soft and always classic.  From time to time I’ll experiment with other colors on my toes.”  $8 at Rescue Spa
  • “I go to Barneys for my all-time favorites, James Perse t-shirts and Current/Elliott jeans.  Just accessorize with high heels and jewelry and you’re ready to go out.”  Similar styles at Barneys Co-op, 1811 Walnut Street, 215.563.5333, barneys.com
  • “I’ve practiced Ashtanga yoga at Shanti Yoga Shala for five years.  My favorite pose is the headstand– it does something incredible for my mind, beauty and sanity.” Shanti Yoga Shala, 262 South 12th Street, 215.923.9642, shantiyogashala.org
  • “I believe in beauty from the inside out, so I eat healthy.  When I’m on the go, I supplement my diet with Pangaea Earth Foods Juices.”  From $8 each, 610.888.9213, pangeaearthfoods.com
  • “I’m a flower addict.  I always keep an arrangement of white flowers from George Baker at home and in the spa.  They make me feel happy.”  Bouquet featuring white hydrangeas and green tea roses, $95 at George Baker Flowers Inc., 1607 Latimer Street, 215.545.8448
  • “I really enjoy watching documentaries and reading biographies of great people — Helena Rubinstein, Coco Chanel, Steve Jobs.  I keep a stack of inspiring books on my coffee table.”  From $30 at Barnes & Noble, multiple locations.