Beauty & Spas in Virginia

Permanent Upper or Lower Eyeliner or Permanent Brow Application at Perfectly Pixeled Wellness Spa (Up to 46% Off)

Perfectly Pixeled Wellness Spa

East Ocean View

Meticulous makeup artist emboldens eyes with natural-looking applications of permanent eyeliner or brow filler

$200 $109

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Two, Four, or Six Ultra Lipo Cavitation and Sauna-Dome Sessions at Elysian Wellness and Day Spa (Up to 61% Off)

Elysian Wellness and Day Spa

Edinburgh Commons

Noninvasive ultra lipo cavitation treatments reduce fat and cellulite and tighten skin; infrared sauna dome detoxifies and burns calories

$238 $99

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$276 Off Three Laser Hair-Removal Treatments on a Small Area at Medalase Aesthetic Centers

Medalase Aesthetic Centers

Multiple Locations

The laser destroys the hair follicle, inhibiting hair growth on the lips, chin, sideburns, underarms, or bikini line

$405 $129

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One or Three Men's Haircuts at DreamCutz by Akeem (Up to 53% Off)

DreamCutz by Akeem

Richmond

Versatile and creative barber cleans up looks or reinvigorates styles during haircuts for men

$25 $12

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60- or 90-Minute Swedish or Deep-Tissue Massage, or 30-Minute Reflexology at Envy Salon and Spa (Up to 44% Off)

Envy Salon & Spa

Kiln Creek

Therapists relieve tension with flowing strokes, deep-reaching kneads, and pointed prods on the pressure points

$70 $39

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One or Two 60-Minute Reflexology or Reiki Sessions at Sunflowers Healing and Wellness (Up to 63% Off)

Sunflowers Healing and Wellness

Alexandria

Staff remedies the body by prodding responsive points on the hands and feet or by sending healing energies through the body

$100 $39

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All-Natural Hair Smoothing and Conditioning Treatment from Styles by Jessica (60% Off)

Hair By Jessica Kelly

Hampton Roads Center

Any hair service is included in this deal. All chemical services include a trim, deep conditioning, and style.

$85 $34

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Six Laser Hair-Removal Treatments on a Small, Medium, or Large Area at Starkey Medical Esthetics (Up to 84% Off)

Starkey Medical Esthetics

Multiple Locations

FDA-approved lasers target unwanted hair during repeated sessions that enhance overall effectiveness of treatments

$810 $129

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Women's Cut, Condition, and Style with Optional Partial or Full Highlights at Star Struck Styles (Up to 62% Off)

Star Struck Styles

Portsmouth

Experienced stylist educated in all hair types deep conditions strands, then snips them into chic do, and optionally adds highlights

$105 $40

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$9 for $20 Worth of Blow-Drying Services — Bridgette Morris at Tommy & Company

Bridgette Morris At Tommy & Company

Ahoskie

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$20 $9

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$20 for $40 Worth of Manicure — Nails by Derrice @ The Divine Destiny Salon

Nails By Derrice @ The Divine Destiny Salon

Lynchburg

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$40 $20

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One or Three Glycolic Peels from Brenton W. Burger, DDS, MS (Up to 54% Off)

Brenton W. Burger, DDS, MS

Multiple Locations

Glycolic peels help shed the outer layer of cells to reveal radiant, younger, smoother skin less affected by wrinkles, sun damage, or acne

$100 $49

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Liposuction for One or Two Areas at Younger Image Plastic Surgery Center (Up to $2,500 Off)

Younger Image Plastic Surgery Center

Multiple Locations

A doctor sedates and numbs patients before removing fat deposits via liposuction, resulting in slimmer physiques and little downtime

$2,500 $1,199

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$35 for One Regular Full-Body Custom Spray Tan at Fit to Be Tan ($59 Value)

Fit To Be Tan

Fit To Be Tan

During a 10-20-minute session, trained technicians mist clients with an all natural solution that bronzes bodies and lasts up to 7-10 days.

$59 $35

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One or Three Vitamin-C Chemical Peels and MIcrodermabrasions at Smooth Exposure (Up to 57% Off)

Smooth Exposure

McLean

Facial treatments work together to revive appearances and don’t require downtime

$150 $75

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One or Two 60-Minute Signature Massages at Luminous Skin Care and Wellness (Up to 58% Off)

Luminous Skin Care and Wellness

Richmond

Massage therapist blends various modalities to alleviate aches and restore balance to the body and mind

$70 $35

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Two IPL Photofacials for Small or Medium Area at Ashburn Laser & Skincare Clinic (Up to 52% Off)

Ashburn Laser & Skincare Clinic

Ashburn

IPL photofacials can help minimize pores, remove most benign brown pigments, acne, and increase collagen levels while firming the skin

$300 $149

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One or Three Spray Tans at Tropic Tan, LLC (Up to 63% Off)

Tropic Tan, LLC

Palmyra

Get a golden glow with a spray tan at this ultra-clean, homelike tanning salon in Palmyra

$35 $17

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Acrylic Nails or Flirtatious End or Full Impression Eyelash Extensions at Allure Nail Spa (Up to61% Off)

Allure Nail Spa

Prosperity Center

Techs decorate nails with acrylics that use a liquid gel or enhance eye drama with subtle lash clusters or individually applied extensions

$50 $28

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One, Two, or Three Microdermabrasion Treatments at Mazna Hair & Skin Care Salon (Up to 66% Off)

Mazna Hair & Skin Care Salon

Lake Ridge

Aestheticians exfoliate skin with diamond- or crystal-tipped wands and organic products, leaving skin more even and smooth

$175 $79

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Brazilian Waxing or Sugaring Sessions at Sunrise Hair Studio (Up to 83% Off). Five Options Available.

Sunrise Hair Studio

Multiple Locations

Aestheticians lift all hair from intimate areas with traditional or sugar-based waxing techniques

$90 $32

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One or Three Chemical Peels at NOVA Rejuvenation MD (Up to 63% Off)

NOVA Rejuvenation MD

Manassas

Procedure completed by a board-certified family physician who specializes in medical aesthetics

$125 $49

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Spa Package with Massage or Three 60-Minute Massages at Evolutionary Health Massage U.S.A. LLC (Up to 65% Off)

Evolutionary Health Massage U.S.A. LLC

Mechanicsville

Seasonal spa package includes one-hour massage with aromatherapy oils, face rejuvenation, and foot scrub; three one-hour massages

$140 $49

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50-Minute Swedish, Deep-Tissue, or Hot Buttered Stone Massage at Massage Pro Faith (Up to 57% Off)

Massage Pro Faith

Bristow

Therapists release tension with gentle Swedish strokes, intense deep-tissue kneading, or hot stones covered in shea butter

$100 $43

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One or Two 60-Minute Hot-Stone Massages at Nature and Health LLC (Up to 55% Off)

Nature and Health LLC

Oakton

Heat from hot stones penetrates deep muscle layers to help relieve pain and induce relaxation

$120 $55

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Haircut & Deep Condition with Optional Mini or Full Highlights at Le Rouge Hair Lounge (Up to 58% Off)

Le Rouge Hair Lounge

Petersburg

Stylists trim, condition, and highlight tresses inside a shabby-chic salon with ornate furniture

$70 $35

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One or Three Airbrush-Tanning Sessions or One Month of Unlimited UV Tanning at Tandulgence (Up to 62% Off)

Tandulgence Tanning Salon

Multiple Locations

UV tanning gradually bronzes skin with UV light, whereas airbrush tanning provides custom tan that lasts up to two weeks

$95 $40

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$22 for $40 Worth of Skincare — Juliana

Juliana

Berryville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$40 $22

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Visia Skin Analysis with Microdermabrasion Treatment or Ultrasonic Facial at Allura MD Laser Aesthetics (50% Off)

Allura MD Laser Aesthetics

Allura MD Laser Aesthetics

After complexion analysis, tech deeply exfoliates with microdermabrasion treatment or initiates collagen production with ultrasonic facial

$160 $80

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One or Three Oxygenating Facials or Radiance Peels at Sculpture Total Skin Care (Up to 59% Off)

Sculpture Total Skin Care

Three Chopt

Facials oxygenate skin to leave faces nourished and salicylic acid peels exfoliate and improve all-around complexions

$90 $39

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Choice of Waxing Treatments or One or Three Brazilian Waxes at X-treme Beauty and Beyond LLC (Up to 59% Off)

X-treme Beauty and Beyond LLC

Fredericksburg

Aestheticians remove all the unwanted hair from bikini areas, or can groom brows, depilate faces, or leave legs smooth

$65 $29

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Haircut and Style at Michael Helene Salon Gallery (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Michael Helene Salon Gallery

Dulles Trade Center

Continually educated stylists personably attend to coifs inside luxurious but laid-back salon, infusing them with color and treatments

$200 $109

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Laser Hair Removal for a Small, Medium, or Large Area at Mill Street Salon Body and Soul Day Spa (Up to 77% Off)

Mill Street Salon Body and Soul Day Spa

Staunton

A technician uses lasers to remove unwanted hair at the follicle from a variety of body areas

$475 $109

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One or Two Laser Tattoo Removal Treatments at Spine Center (Up to 50% Off)

Spine Center

Herndon

Laser treatments spaced 6-8 weeks apart target unwanted ink and break it down so it may be naturally absorbed by the body over time

$70 $35

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$49 for a Consultation, X-rays, and $1,500 Toward Invisalign at Pine Tree Dental ($450 Value)

Pine Tree Dental

Chantilly

Dentists determine if patients are candidates for Invisalign, which are custom invisible braces that straighten teeth in 6–18 months

$450 $49

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Three or Six Laser Hair-Removal Treatments on a Small, Medium, or Large Area at Althea Medspa (Up to 80% Off)

Althea Medspa

Multiple Locations

Experienced technicians sweep FDA-approved device along areas such as underarms and chin to help to erase unwanted fuzz

$450 $99

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Swedish Massage and Optional Hot Stones or Three Swedish Massages at Serenity Therapeutic Massage (Up to 57% Off)

Serenity Therapeutic Massage

N. Chesterfield

Licensed massage therapist uses flowing Swedish strokes to ease chronic tension and promote stress relief; hot stones enhance relaxation

$80 $35

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1 or 3 90-Minute Massages with Hot Stones or Aromatherapy at Stress Free Therapeutic Massage (Up to 61% Off)

Stress Free Therapeutic Massage

Docstone Commons

Licensed massage therapist couples soothing massage strokes with hot stones or aromatherapy to ease mind and body

$110 $49

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One or Three Facials at Metropolitan Med Spa (Up to 64% Off)

Metropolitan Med Spa

Lorton

Facials tighten and nourish skin with retinol and vitamins, treat acne with salicylic acid, or balance skin with organic ingredients

$129 $49

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Six Laser Hair-Removal Treatments for a Small, Medium, or Large Area at SoVA Laser (Up to 75% Off)

SoVA Laser

Colonial Heights

Certified laser technician zaps unwanted body or facial hair with pulses of light from a Harmony XL laser

$400 $119

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Haircut and Style with Option for Partial Highlights, or a Keratin Treatment at Gilda's Beauty (Up to 66% Off)

Gilda's Beauty

Dunn Loring

European-style hair services accompanied by complimentary wine or coffee

$80 $27

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Your Choice of One, Two, or Three Facials at About Faces Facial Studio (Up to 58% Off)

About Faces Facial Studio

Laurel

Your choice of facials: naturally soothing, stimulating-deep-pore-cleanse, or ultra-brightening facial

$75 $35

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$72 for a Platelet-Rich-Plasma Hair-Restoration Session at Skin Deep Medical Technologies ($150 Value)

Skin Deep Medical Technologies

Dublin

Skilled staff uses the patient's own platelet-rich plasma for hair-restoration therapy

$150 $72

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60- or 90-Minute Massage, or Two 60-Minute Massages at Touch of Tranquillity Therapeutic Massage (Up to 57% Off)

Touch of Tranquillity Therapeutic Massage

Bon Air

Massage therapist relieves pain, stress, and muscle tension with massages tailored to individual needs

$80 $39

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Laser Hair Removal at Rejuvalase MedSpa (Up to 85% Off). Three Options Available.

Rejuvalase Medspa

Aquia Park Condominium

Technicians trained in house aim the virtually pain-free Alma laser at offending follicles to disable them for smooth, hairless skin

$1,320 $199

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Six Laser hair-Removal Treatments on a Small, Medium, or Large Area at Renaissance Med Spa (Up to 92% Off)

Renaissance Med Spa

Highland Springs

Laser light zaps pesky follicles, shutting down hair growth to leave skin silky smooth

$675 $93

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1- or 1.5-Hour Massage, 1-Hour Facial, or 2-Hour Facial and Massage at Thai Wellness Center (Up to 57% Off)

Thai Wellness Center

Old Courthouse

Pampering services includes relaxing tight muscles with a luxurious massage and cleansing skin with a facial

$100 $49

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Four Laser Hair-Removal Treatments on a Small, Medium, or Large Area at Avi Day Spa (Up to 81% Off)

Avi Day Spa

Great Falls

Lasers shut down hair growth at the follicle, eventually nixing the need to wax, shave, or pluck

$796 $149

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Two or Three Custom European Facials with Neck and Shoulder Massages at Montage Facials (Half Off)

Montage Facials

Glenn Allen

Aestheticians tailor facials to individual skin concerns as they exfoliate and moisturize the skin and massage the face, neck, and shoulders

$240 $119

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60- or 90-Minute Signature Massage at EveN Baby Massage (51% Off)

EveN Baby Massage

Williamsburg

Licensed massage therapist uses warming oils, warm towels, and cryotherapy to release pain and tension and improve balance and flexibility

$80 $39

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Fertility, Swedish, or Deep-Tissue Massages at Heather Shivley Massage (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Heather Shivley Massage

Martinsville

Fertility massages use deep pelvic work, aromatherapy, and Integrative Reflexology, or opt for flowing Swedish strokes or deep-tissue kneads

$95 $47

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One, Two, or Three 45-Minute Adult Salt-Therapy Sessions at Breathe Easy Salt Spa LLC (Up to 52% Off)

Breathe Easy Salt Spa LLC

Breathe Easy Salt Spa

Recline in a zero-gravity chair inside a Himalayan salt-covered room, basking in its therapeutic effects on the respiratory system & skin

$45 $25

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Haircut with Optional Single-Process Color or a Keratin Treatment at Robert Lewis Salon (Up to 60% Off)

Robert Lewis Salon

Kensington

Kameer, an experienced stylist, transforms drab 'dos with trendy cuts, vibrant colors, and smoothing keratin treatments

$65 $29

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Massage Packages at Su Massage Therapy & Chi Wellness Retreat (Up to 59% Off). Four Options Available.

Su Massage Therapy & Chi Wellness Retreat

Falls Church

Massage therapists work to relieve pain and tension through multiple modalities

$110 $59

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$168 for 20 Units of Botox with $100 Credit Toward Juvéderm at Liquid Facelift Centers ($310 Value)

Liquid Facelift Centers

Multiple Locations

Botox injection disable the muscles that cause frown lines

$310 $168

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Haircut, Style, and Conditioning Treatment, or Two Haircuts and Styles at Jagged Edge Hair Designs (Half Off)

Jagged Edge Hair Designs

Jagged Edge Hair Designs

Stylist with more than 13 years of experience designs face-flattering cuts and styles and moisturizes locks

$50 $25

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Mani-Pedi or Choice of Mani or Pedi at Elegance Nail Salon (Up to 51% Off)

Elegance Nail Salon

Grafton

Staff groom, buff, and polish nails of both hands or feet, or a choice of either hands or feet

$70 $35

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Blowout, One or Three Conditioning Treatments and Blowouts, or Keratin Treatment at Hidden Oasis (Up to 49% Off)

Hidden Oasis

Lorton

At an Aveda Concept salon, stylists create voluminous looks with a conditioning treatment and blowout, or smooth locks with keratin

$30 $20

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No-Chip Manicure and Pedicure Package from Nails Arts in Henrico, VA (50% Off)

Nails Arts

Henrico

From the merchant: Experience our most relaxing, prime mud-mask pedicure and with a Shellac manicure that can last up to two weeks.

$60 $30

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$29 for Three Beauty Angel Red Light Skin Rejuvenation Sessions at Nova Skin Fitness ($89 Value)

Nova Skin Fitness

Gainesville

Red light in FDA-approved Beauty Angel stand-up booth shine on skin to minimize fine lines and promote the production of collagen

$89 $29

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Gelish Polish Pedi, Aromatherapy Massage and Add-On, or Peel at Elite Therapy and Wellness Center (Up to 55% Off)

Elite Therapy and Wellness Center

North Central

Polish stays chip free for up to two weeks; organic products, such as Éminence Organic Skin Care, used during facials, peels, and massages

$65 $32

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Women's Haircut with Optional All-Over Color at Platinum Salon (Up to 52% Off)

Platinum Salon

Norfolk

Stylists flatter features with fashionable new haircuts and doses of all-over color

$60 $29

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90-Minute Private Makeup Lesson with Strip Lash Application for One or Two at Soho Lashes (Up to 67% Off)

SOHO Lashes

Greenbrier East

Makeup artists teach one client or two friends how to re-create various looks at home while strip lash application tames unruly fringe

$75 $29

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$49 for a 60-Minute Massage at Jacobs Chiropractic of Arlington ($90 Value)

Jacobs Chiropractic of Arlington

Arlington

Massage therapists knead away back tension with a variety of modalities, each targeted for a specific healing goal

$90 $49

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Massage Packages at Wellness For Life (Up to 43% Off). Two Options Available.

Wellness for Life

North Chesterfield

Focused deep-tissue techniques rout out buried muscle knots, or more gentle Swedish strokes assuage stress and boost circulation

$100 $58

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Haircut & Deep Conditioning with Optional Partial or Full Highlights or Lowlights at Hairriffic (Up to 58% Off)

Hairriffic

Newport News

Stylists add new life to drab 'dos with trendy cuts, nourishing deep-conditioning treatments, and vibrant highlights

$60 $25

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Vitamin B-12 and Lipovite Injections at Weight Nurse (Up to 73% Off)

Weight Nurse

Alexandria

Vitamin B-12 boosts the healthy functioning of metabolisms and encourages a healthy nervous system; lipovite helps flush out toxins

$165 $65

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Glamour Makeup Application with Optional 30-Minute Tutorial at Bold Bright Beauty (50% Off)

Bold Bright Beauty

Falcon Creek

Guests choose between a mobile or on-location makeup application, which includes glamourous full-face makeup and elongating strip lashes

$100 $50

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Haircut, Wash, Blow-Dry, and Style with Optional Single-Process Color at Salon Prive (Up to 51% Off)

Salon Prive

Roanoke

Stylist cleanses locks, snips them into a stylish look, then optionally adds single-process color, and finishes with a blow-dry and style

$22 $11

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One or Three Lipo-Light Body-Sculpting Treatments at Tidewater Wellness Centers (Up to 77% Off)

Tidewater Chiropratic

Multiple Locations

Lipo-Light burns fat on the abs, inner and outer thighs, and hips to slim patients down with no downtime

$250 $69

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Hair Removal at Blue Ridge Ear, Nose, Throat & Plastic Surgery (Up to 81% Off). Three Options Available.

Blue Ridge Ear, Nose, Throat & Plastic Surgery

Lynchburg

Technicians oversee lasers that aim to deliver long-term smoothness by banishing hair from small, medium or large areas

$750 $199

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Partial Head of Hair Extensions from GlamRus Hair Studio at Master Salons (55% Off)

Glamrus Hair By Helania @ Master Salons

Woodbridge

From the merchant: Flawless Sew-in at its Best, adding length and dimension to your look. Get ready for your Red Carpet appearance!

$200 $90

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Skincare and Waxing Services at DSI Aesthetics & Nail Academy (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

DSI Aesthetics & Nail Academy

Reston

Students at the DSI Aesthetics Academy rejuvenate skin or wax away unwanted hair, working with a licensed Instructor

$40 $19

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Fall Facial or Peel at McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center (Up to 60% Off). Three Options Available.

McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center

McLean

Autumn-themed facial cleanses complexions, whereas facial peels deeply exfoliate to reveal smoother, younger-looking skin

$140 $69

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60 Minute Massage or Bodyworks Package (Up to 89% Off)

Spinal Correction Center of Richmond

Tuckahoe

Therapists and chiropractic doctors treat chronic pains with consultations, customized exams, and medical massages

$327 $37

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Deluxe Lash Fill or Full Set of Deluxe Lash Extensions with Optional Fill at Luxury Lashes (Up to 51% Off)

Luxury Lashes

Ashburn Village

Synthetic lash extensions, which feature a thicker base and tapered tip, are applied to each individual lash

$100 $49

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$39 for $70 Groupon — Royal Repose Massage, LLC

Royal Repose Massage, Llc

Leesburg

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $39

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$69 for a Slimming Body Wrap at Slender Spa ($135 Value)

Slender Spa

Woodbridge

Body wrap contains electrolytes and minerals to reduce up to 4–10 inches and smooth cellulite

$135 $69

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$1,350 for Cortex Co2 Laser Treatment for the Full Face at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology Associates ($3,000 Value)

Plastic Surgery and Dermatology Associates

Annandale

Dermatologist Dr. Shahabadi oversees a Cortex CO2 Laser treatment designed to reduce the appearance of skin damage after only one treatment

$3,000 $1,350

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You wouldn't want to compete against Dr. Sergio Vendetti in an anatomy-themed trivia night. That's because the Italian native has earned both medical and dental degrees, is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons. In his spare moments, he also finds time to lecture on surgical topics at academic and medical conferences, and mentor the next generation of healers as an assistant professor at the Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. Vendetti uses his vast knowledge of the human form at Virginia Surgical Arts, a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgical center, where he performs procedures ranging from dental implants to face and eye lifts. His attention to detail and patient-centered philosophy earned him the gold award for Best Oral Surgeon in the Virginian-Pilot?s Best of Hampton Roads competition in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

His office earned the same contest's gold award for Best Skin Care Facility in Virginia Beach in 2014, as well as the silver in 2013 and the bronze in 2012, due in no small part to its highly trained team. A licensed master aesthetician performs numerous medical-grade treatments such as laser hair removal, photofacials, and microdermabrasion treatments.

1240 Perimeter Pkwy, Ste 401
Virginia Beach,
VA
US

Though eyelashes are quite small, learning to apply them can be quite a big undertaking. Each aesthetician at SOHO Lashes has endured numerous hours of training through Xtreme Lashes, learning how to darken and lengthen eye fringe in a manner that is comfortable, natural looking, and safe for the eyelashes. Available in various lengths and colors, the synthetic strands are applied one by one using a lightweight, waterproof adhesive that doesn't touch the skin. And since the false lashes are bonded to the real ones, they fall out in accordance with the natural growth cycle. Depending on the desired fullness, application can take anywhere from one to two and a half hours to complete; though afterward, clients can look forward to saving time each morning since they won't need to apply mascara or perk up limp lashes with a daily pep talk.

In addition to applying lash extensions, the aestheticians enhance features with more traditional cosmetics and remove unwanted hairs with waxing services. Groups of gals can come in for bridal makeovers or to get ready for other big events, such as school dances where everyone just stands around awkwardly.

101 West Plume Street
Norfolk,
VA
US

?I don?t fall asleep?though many people do?but I am relaxed. I lie there, my thoughts drifting from the to-do list of life and, then, naturally, to space,? says Mike Gruss of the Virginian-Pilot, who stepped into one of Float First?s pods for the first time in January 2012. ?I am the John Glenn of the suburban relaxation frontier.? The sense of antigravity Gruss describes in his piece is a common one. It occurs in part because the water inside each 8'x5' i-sopod is heated to skin temperature, which makes it hard to tell where the water ends and one's body begins. Of course, the ability to float effortlessly also aids in creating this sensation. More than 1,000 pounds of Epsom salt combines with 10 inches of water inside each pod, a ratio that helps any man, woman, or unplugged mini fridge to float. Each float session?which can be conducted with the capsule?s lid closed or open, in case patrons are concerned about experiencing claustrophobia?is meant to imbue a deep sense of relaxation in clients, as the tank deprives all senses of stimulation. Aside from making guests feel lighter than air, the soothing session also boasts benefits such as improved sleep quality and faster recovery from muscle injuries.

725 Eden Way N
Chesapeake,
VA
US

To call The Body Shop a mere skin and body care store is to miss half of what makes it special. Late founder Dame Anita Roddick was a pioneer for ethical business practices; upon opening her first store in Brighton, England, in 1976, she developed company values such as "Defend Human Rights" and "Protect The Planet." She somehow balanced principles and profit, partnering in global campaigns with UNICEF, Greenpeace, Amnesty International, and the United Nations, all while ultimately expanding her brand into 2,500 locations in over 60 international markets. After her death in 2007, then-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said, ?She campaigned for green issues for many years before it became fashionable to do so and inspired millions to the cause by bringing sustainable products to a mass market. . . . She was an inspiration.?

Indeed, the Body Shop exhibits an eco-friendliness and social consciousness that's hard to come by in a company of its size. Its products have been fair-trade since 1987, and its Against Animal Testing movement led to an EU-wide ban of animal testing of cosmetics. The products are made from ingredients harvested from around the world: shea butter from Ghana goes into body scrubs and butters, and Indian artisans craft wooden massagers and tote bags that are screenprinted by hand. But all that isn't to say the company's production practices overshadow its final products. Skincare treatments such as the brand?s iconic body butters, facial products, and gift collections often appear in Allure, Marie Claire, Lucky, Seventeen and other national publications.

1100 S Hayes St.
Arlington,
VA
US

To call The Body Shop a mere skin and body care store is to miss half of what makes it special. Late founder Dame Anita Roddick was a pioneer for ethical business practices; upon opening her first store in Brighton, England, in 1976, she developed company values such as "Defend Human Rights" and "Protect The Planet." She somehow balanced principles and profit, partnering in global campaigns with UNICEF, Greenpeace, Amnesty International, and the United Nations, all while ultimately expanding her brand into 2,500 locations in over 60 international markets. After her death in 2007, then-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said, ?She campaigned for green issues for many years before it became fashionable to do so and inspired millions to the cause by bringing sustainable products to a mass market. . . . She was an inspiration.?

Indeed, the Body Shop exhibits an eco-friendliness and social consciousness that's hard to come by in a company of its size. Its products have been fair-trade since 1987, and its Against Animal Testing movement led to an EU-wide ban of animal testing of cosmetics. The products are made from ingredients harvested from around the world: shea butter from Ghana goes into body scrubs and butters, and Indian artisans craft wooden massagers and tote bags that are screenprinted by hand. But all that isn't to say the company's production practices overshadow its final products. Skincare treatments such as the brand?s iconic body butters, facial products, and gift collections often appear in Allure, Marie Claire, Lucky, Seventeen and other national publications.

1404 N Parham Rd
Henrico,
VA
US

Realizing that every minute spent primping takes away from their clients' free time, the staff of Body & Sol Tanning Boutique streamlines their services so clients can get in, get bronzed, and get out. Clients can simply walk in to the chain location closest to home, after which they consult with the trained tanning specialist over which tanning method is most suitable for their skin. After deciding on intensity and length of sessions, clients hop into one of the five tiers of UV bed. The salon also offers UV-free options such as the automated Mystic HD booth, which is loaded with four different shades of tanning pigment, all of which seep into skin through the use of heated rays. Clients can choose to deepen tans with a range of Devoted Creations tanning accelerators, or simply heighten a tan's contrast with surgically implanted angel wings or the salon's BleachBright teeth-whitening kits.

621 Stoney Creek Ln
Newport News,
VA
US