Healthy & Beauty in Forest Acres

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A savvy charity clothing resale shop, Revente’s Last Call carries fashionable, name-brand garments for style seekers while donating all net profits to The Women’s Shelter. The clothing and accessory supply at Revente's Last Call brims with a bounty of upscale name-brand men's and women's attire, accessories, books, and potion ingredients. Recently acquired merchandise includes Moschino shoes ($35, retails for $395), a Talbots blazer ($15, retails for $100), and a Francesca Biasia handbag, which also doubles as a priceless Francesca Biasia hat ($30, retails for $278).

3015 Millwood Ave
Columbia,
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Although Hooligan's Deli and Ice Cream is a popular snack destination for students, it caters to all ages with a multifarious menu of sandwiches and sweet treats. Pop in after work or after watching a heated Scrabble match between rival mascots to snag afternoon fuel, such as a turkey club ($5.85) or a Hooligan's hoagie ($6.50), which features warm cuts of turkey breast, ham, and roast beef swaddled within a plush sub roll. Straight from the grill, a prime-rib sandwich ($7.80) tackles carnivorous hankerings with six ounces of succulent prime rib, and a veggie burger ($5.35) quells leaf-lust with a patty crafted from a blend of fresh vegetables and grains. Witness the careful stacking abilities of dairy scoopers as they heap together flavored ice cream on a cone ($1.38–$4.30), or excavate the icy drifts of hot fudge, butterscotch, and pineapple on a sundae ($3.95) with a spoon or pocket-sized ice auger.

4840 Forest Dr
Columbia,
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Secret of the Islands' natural bath and beauty products nourish and soften the skin to imbue a healthy glow. The company's artisans follow a Bahamian family recipe to make an exfoliating salt scrub infused with tropical aromas, and they blend vitamin E into face cream to reduce the appearance of fine lines. Although the product recipes come from the tropics, the products themselves are made locally in South Carolina.

550 Rivermont Dr
Columbia,
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Blythewood Grille lures in customers with the aromas of American grill fare, including sandwiches, hot dogs, and other finger foods. Cooks work from a menu of time-honored classics, toasting Philly cheesesteaks and slathering chicken wings with seven different sauces. Deep fryers sizzle with tasty accompaniments such as fried pickles and sweet-potato fries. In the dining room, flat-screen TVs overlook cushy red booths where guests gulp down Shock Top or any of the other bubbly brews the eatery taps directly from the earth's hops-filled core.

420 McNulty Street
Blythewood,
SC
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Signature Service: Color and highlights
Brands Used: Wella, Redken, Paul Mitchell
Established: 2005
Reservations/Appointments: Recommended
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Good for Kids: No
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes
Pro Tip: Let me know what day and time works for you and I can usually work it out.
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5580 Sunset Blvd
Lexington,
SC
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GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels while aiding speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets), ideal for vigorous women. Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($35.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry while smuggling 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium, sustainably harvested from the Okinawan Sea to provide a healthy 2-to-1 ratio of calcium and magnesium.

725 Cherry Rd
Rock Hill,
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