Your face is one of the first features people notice, so it’s imperative to take good care of it. One of the easiest ways to be sure your skin is glowing is to indulge in a facial, which deep cleans, purifies and hydrates your skin to add that healthy look. Finding the right facial can be both a beauty booster and a pampering experience. Check out this list of the best bets for facials around the Twin Cities and book an appointment today.
857 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
An Aveda concept salon, Juut is one of the big names in beauty in the Twin Cities. Known for its great service, inviting ambiance and indulgent services, it’s no wonder that the spa makes the cut for one of the top places to get a facial. Juut offers everything from a mini facial starting at $55 to the Juut signature facial, starting at $110. Whether you’re looking for anti-aging support or skin resurfacing, you can find it here. Book a facial with an eye zone treatment or perfecting peel for a deluxe experience.
GiVan’s Spa & Salon
9621 Anderson Lakes Parkway
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
GiVan’s offers impeccable service and all-natural products so you can feel good about what you put on your skin. Featuring Eminence skincare and Bare Escentuals make-up products, the spa offers an express facial starting at $45 or the signature Eminence facial starting at $85. Include microdermabrasion or a chemical peel to really treat your skin. Esthetician practitioner Jessie offers one of the most relaxing and fun facials to be found in the Twin Cities.
Aveda Institute Minnesota
400 Central Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Looking for a great facial that won’t break the budget? Consider going to the Aveda Institute. For $45, you’ll get a customized Aveda facial and one of the institute’s trained students will get the chance to practice their craft. Plant peels and hand treatments are available as extra services that complement a facial and are easy to add on to your appointment. Aveda’s world-reknown reputation means that you’ll get an excellent facial and feel pampered to boot!
700 Washington Ave. N., Studio 215
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Blink is a hidden gem of beauty care in downtown Minneapolis. Owned and operated by beauty experts Christina Snead and Brook DuBois, the spa has won its way into the hearts of Twin Cities women. Backed by the belief that beauty is individual and deserves personal attention, you must book an appointment, but the experience is worth the planning. Facials start at $60 for the balancing act facial or $110 for the mini luxe facial, both 30 minutes long. Add on a brow shape-up, brow and lip wax or threading to make the most of your facial.
Ivy Spa Club
Historic Ivy Tower
201 S. 11th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Enjoy a luxurious facial with one of the many skin services offered at the posh Ivy Spa Club. Offering both membership and day services, the Ivy has a reputation for providing a sumptuous experience with state-of-the-art technologies and techniques. With 12 different types of facials to choose from depending on your requirements and seven additional add-ons to customize your results, you’ll be sure to find the treatment that meets your needs. Try one of its exclusive Lumafirm facials (starting at $155 for day guests) or add a Ginkgo biloba eye mask treatment to the signature facial to maximize your beauty ritual.
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