• Moms + Dads, School’s Back in Session — Here’s How to Treat Yo’Self Locally

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    Summer is coming to a close which, apart from the end of free yoga classes and movie nights at Pier A, means the start of a new school year. Congratulations moms and dads of Hoboken + Jersey City – you successfully made it through the fun and chaos of the last three months.

    Having your kids in school may feel like reward enough {hello doing anything on your own}, but we think you deserve more than just alone time. From getting your nails done to relaxing at a full-service spa we’ve put together a list of places to treat yo’ self. Read on to discover a few Hoboken + Jersey City spots for moms to treat themselves {now that the kids are back in school}.

    If Your Kids Spend the Summer In Camp…

    Some might think that having kids in camp is a breeze. While you’re not spending as much time keeping tabs on your little ones it still requires coordinating transportation and extra care. We know the struggle. Now that kids are back to a regular routine, enjoy the predictability and schedule something just for you.

    Modern Nails Spa {728 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    For great service and equally great nails, check out Modern Nails Spa. They offer a variety of services from budget-friendly to a true treat yourself kind of experience. With an array of colors, there really is something for everyone.

    Show Nail Spa {804 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Show Nail Spa takes pride in its trending dip nail technique. If you’re looking to get extra fancy you can even have them do an ombre design. Keep a lookout for their occasional 15% off deal for a super sweet offer.

    Up & Out Blowout Bar {341 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}

    All you need is…good hair. For that fresh, professional-grade styling head to Up & Out Blowout Bar. With their knowledgeable staff, your hair will never look better.

    Flawless Beauty Mobile Spa {@FlawlessBeautyMobileSpa}

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    If your time is tight and convenience sings to your soul, then Flawless Beauty is the answer, as Samantha comes to you. She offers waxing, lashes, and blowouts. For more details on her services and company check out our article from earlier this summer.

    See More: Unique Spa Treatments in Hudson County You Must Try

    If Your Kids + Family Spent the Summer on a Road Trip…

    You’ve spent the last three months traveling to see family or new sights with the kids in tow. As fun as it is to travel, it’s also really stressful with kids. Take a break and float away with these special treatments.

    Om Life {18 Park View Avenue, Jersey City}

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    For a truly unique experience, go to Om Life for their float spa treatment. Flotation therapy allows the body to absorb magnesium sulfate which most of us are deficient in, according to their site. The quiet, uninterrupted space will allow you to re-center your mind and help you feel prepared to tackle the demands of the school year.

    Hoboken Wellness Spa {450 7th Street, Hoboken}

    Head to Hoboken Wellness Spa for a detoxing hydrafacial. This treatment is a non-invasive solution to remove impurities and dead skin, leaving you with clearer, softer skin. What better way to say, “I got this!” than with gorgeous skin.

    Attain Medspa {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken}

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    If you’re looking for a deep clean that will whisk the stress right off of your face, consider the Mini Steam + Clean facial at Attain Medspa. The initial steam treatment is followed by a cleansing balm, extractions, toner, enzyme exfoliate, moisturizer, and completed with a refreshing rosewater mist. You’ll leave feeling ready to take on the world.

    Moonlight Spa {722 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Nothing says complete relaxation like a massage. Moonlight Spa is a great spot in Hoboken to get those stress knots pressed out. They have same-day appointment availability, hot stones are included in the massage price, and the technicians regularly check-in regarding pressure levels. 

    If Your Kids Are Starting Pre-K…

    Your three-year-old is starting Pre-K, finally. You’ve been on call for the past 1,095 days. No breaks. You deserve to check into a spa for the entire week, but since Pre-K only lasts for six hours, here’s a roundup of amazing alternatives.

    Body Balance Massage & Skincare Spa {20 Hudson Place, Hoboken}

    Take a well-deserved break and indulge in a full-body treatment. From reflexology foot massages, to sports massages, to prenatal massages, Body Balance is a full-service spa. And don’t think that facials are just for your face – Body Balance offers a back facial to refresh the skin that gets little attention. With over 15 treatment options, you’re bound to find a good fit.

    SoJo Spa Club {660 River Road, Edgewater}

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    Journey up to Edgewater for a truly luxurious spa experience. With the admission fee, you get access to amenities including pools, saunas, hot tubs, and a river rock food massage path. The wrist bands connect to your credit cards making any purchases you make for additional treatments absolutely seamless. SoJo Spa Club has a no-shoe and low-phone policy to ensure a truly clean, enjoyable, and peaceful experience for everyone.

    Read  More: Where to Find Clean Beauty Treatments in Hoboken, Jersey City + Beyond

    Hoboken Med Spa {254 1st Street, Hoboken}

    If the time has come for some serious R+R, check out the treatments at Hoboken Med Spa. Take care of those pesky bags under your eyes, the sunspots that feel inevitable if you enjoy being outside, or even plump things up with lip fillers. You’ll look like you finally got some rest, too.

    Dr. Park Avenue {80 River Street, Hoboken}

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    Another great spot for cosmetic procedures is Dr. Park Avenue. Feel restored to your younger self with wrinkle relaxers and laser body sculpting or boost your energy with cryotherapy. For an internal therapy, look into their IV hydration treatment which provides a boost to your skin, mood, and even immune system.

    You’ve made it through the hurdle of summer but don’t forget the importance of self-care on a regular basis  — a healthier you, is a happier you.

    Which of these treatments will you be indulging in now that the kids are back in school? Let us know in the comments! 

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    Originally from North Carolina, Ainsley became a proud Hoboken Girl two years ago. As a freelance journalist she has written about everything under the sun for the past six years. She works from her home office in uptown Hoboken or sometimes from Choc-o-Pain, because nothing says “freelancer” like working from a café with a fresh croissant nearby. As the mother of one very fast toddler, she has a passion for self-care, parenting hacks, and discovering all the fun things the Mile Square has to offer.