Glam’d Up for the Holidays
Written by Terri Ogan
The holidays are rapidly approaching, which means lots of parties, dinners and family get-togethers. Caught in Southie has its top pick of places to go where you can tend to anything and everything beauty.
Indulge Day Spa
Kick up your feet and forget about your worries at this unique day spa on East Broadway. As the cold weather rolls in, it’s important to take care of your skin, and what better way to do so than with a to-die-for facial. Indulge offers a variety of facial treatments including; a mini-facial, a vitamin C facial, and a customized facial to cater to your specific needs. They even offer a pumpkin skin treatment, which is an exfoliating peel designed for age management, acne, and hyperpigmentation. If you’re not looking to get a facial, other services include massages, waxing, manicures, pedicures, clinical skin therapy, makeup and more! Prices are moderate and the skilled staff takes a holistic approach to managing your every spa need.
Check out Indulge Day Spa at 637 East Broadway, 617-307-6345. They are open Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Located right up the street from Southie’s famous L Street Tavern, Nurture Salon has a variety of services including facials, hair, makeup and nails. If you’re not sure what kind of hair treatment or “do” you need, don’t fret. Consultations are complimentary! Keep your hair “nurtured” and healthy with a deep conditioning treatment, or just get a simple trim. If you’re jet-setting to a beach destination for the holidays, Nurture offers every type of waxing treatment under the sun. Their facial services include a recharge 4-layer facial, glycolic acid treatment, enzyme treatment, a deep pore cleansing treatment, and even a gentleman’s facial! Prices are very affordable and the staff makes you feel right at home.
Check out Nurture Salon at 127 L Street, 617-269-0638. They are open Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ladies, welcome to eyebrow and makeup heaven. Southie residents rave about the eyebrow shaping extraordinaires at Sarra on Summer Street. The professional brow masters will give you a beautiful, personalized look that will keep you coming back time and time again. The staff is professional and knowledgeable about anything and everything beauty and create a comfortable and accommodating atmosphere. Sarra also has makeup professionals that create subtle yet gorgeous looks with unique and easy tips that you can follow and do yourself at home. Just in time for the holidays, Sarra is a beauty must! Prices are super affordable and the staff is the avant-garde of eyebrows and makeup.
Check out Sarra at 840 Summer Street on the second floor, 617-269-8999. Their hours of operation are Tuesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Gorgeous lashes tops a beauty look and Spa Christine is the place to go for just that. The special eyelash technician carefully adheres an extension to each individual eyelash with grace and care. The appointment takes about two hours and voile, you have longer, more voluminous lashes for up to four weeks! These extensions are perfect for the holidays, or even special events such as weddings and vacations. Spa Christine offers other services such as hair, skincare, makeup, body care, massages and more. And perfect for this time of year, they’re offering holiday packages.
Check out Spa Christine at 699 East Broadway. Their hours of operation are Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Salon De Cheveux
This unique studio offers services for your every hair and makeup need, from eyelash extensions to a simple cut and color. The Salon has loyal customers who rave about the friendly staff, who offer coffee, water and treats upon your arrival. Located on East Broadway, the atmosphere is warm and adorable and the services are described as “awesome,” “amazing,” “fantastic,” and “truly the best.” The price range is moderate to expensive and worth every penny.
Check out Salon De Cheveux at 661A East Broadway Street, 617-269-2300. Hours of Operation are Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.