Treat Yourself! Where to Get Pampered in the River Towns
By Colleen Morrison
Relax in the River Towns! If you’re thinking about planning a personal or girls’ day out of pampering, the River Towns have you covered with great places for a soothing escape with everything from fresh mani pedis, rejuvenating facials, amazing massages and fun, end-the-day shopping!
Zanya Spa Salon
287 S. Main St., Suite 7, Lambertville, NJ
Inside the iconic Laceworks building is the Zanya Salon Spa where you can get a cut and color upstairs, then walk downstairs into the fragrant, calming atmospher
e of its spa for everything from hair removal to Reiki. Enjoy an oxygen or microdermabrasion facial, or take advantage of the spa packages if you’re interested in hours of relaxation, featuring a Moroccan Escape, Casablanca Couple’s Retreat and OhMG! Teen Spa Day, perfect for a mother-daughter pampering day out!
Tracy’s Skin Care Studio
16 Village Sq., New Hope, PA
Boasting the “best skin care services in New Hope,” Tracy’s is the place to go for those interested in permanently tossing the razor and avoiding painful waxing with the help of electrolysis. The painless treatment can remove hair from any area, from your face to your feet, leaving you smooth and hair-free just in time for your next day at the beach.
6642 Hwy 179, New Hope, PA
Among the services offered at Nurture is an extensive list of massages to fit any need or purpose, including Four-Handed, Hot Stone, Couples, Pre-Natal, Raindrop Therapy and more. Or try a Body Treatment, like the Citrus Lavender Salt Glow or Balancing Body Scrub and Wrap. Before you head over for your massage, stopover in Cornerstone Gym next door and catch a yoga class to add another relaxing element to your day of pampering.
Me Salon + Spa
356 W. Bridge St., New Hope, PA
If you’re looking for “me” time, Me Salon + Spa is the perfect place to go … it’s right in the name! The salon is located just beyond the bustle of downtown New Hope and offers everything from nail services (hot stone, pedicure, manicure, gel polish, paraffin, etc.), hair care (cut, style, color) and removal, and makeup and wedding services.
Boutique Nail Salon
470 Union Square Dr., New Hope, PA
Located in Union Square adjacent to Triumph Brewing Company, locals entrust their fingers and toes to the nail technicians at Boutique. Stop in for the star treatment, reasonably priced gel manis and pedis, and lots of convenient parking right outside its doors. When you’re done, put your flashy new nails to good use and check out Sprig & Vine next door for lunch!
Enzo’s Hair and Nail Design
1509 NJ-179, Lambertville, NJ
For the perfect manicure and pedicure on the Jersey side of the River Towns, head to Enzo’s, located just outside of the main drag in Lambertville on 179. Featuring OPI polishes, women can enjoy a relaxing mani or pedi while men can also join in with a “man pedi” foot treatment as well!
15 Trenton Ave., Frenchtown, NJ
Men deserve a day of pampering just as much as women. Although Euphoria Studio does also offer lots of services for women, men should check out its extensive list of what the boutique has to offer to them. This includes a facial with deep cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, massage and mask; and a long list of manscaping options, with hair removal available from brows to back.
The Church Street Barber Shop
17 Church St, Lambertville, NJ
Hidden on the quiet corner of George St. and Church St. in Lambertville is The Church Street Barber Shop with the tell-tale barber’s pole above the front door. The bright and airy shop has a loyal following and is a beloved spot for young and older locals to stop in for a well-priced, well-done cut and shave.
19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ
Stop by the Stockton Market to pick up supplies to pamper yourself at home, too! The Karmic Nature booth is full of great-smelling, feel-good beauty items, like tea tree soaps, organic bath bombs, loofas, facial serums and toners, scrubs, body butters and more. There are lots of natural, organic and locally made products to treat yourself to anytime you need a little at-home spa time.
Bridge St. Soap Company
15 E Bridge St., New Hope, PA
Located at the base of the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge, the Bridge St. Soap Company welcomes visitors with fun, colorful displays of soaps and bath products and fragrant whiffs of fresh florals and sweet fruit whenever the door opens. With soaps of every fragrance, color and shape (like flowers, pigs and even cupcakes), stop in to stock up on guest soaps, unique gifts or something special for yourself.