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Want to look your best inside and out? Then we’ve got what you’re looking for. Look to our 2nd Annual Little Black Book of Beauty, Wellness & Style when you want to find a spot to ramp up your fitness routine, go shopping for a new piece of jewelry or outfit, try out a new hairstyle…or even give your home its own makeover! It’s the perfect keepsake for when you want to look and feel fabulous. Enjoy!

NIKKI M. MURRY, Editor-in-Chief

The Little Black Book of Beauty, Wellness & Style  is a special advertising supplement to  Berks County Living. Its contents are copyright ©2016  Berks County Living, a monthly publication of IDP Publications, 3245  Freemansburg Avenue, Palmer, PA 18045-7118. Nothing contained herein may be reproduced in whole or in part without the expressed written consent of the publisher. Publisher disclaims all responsibility for omissions or errors. Berks County Living and its owners are not liable for claims made by any advertisers or any inaccuracies or intentional copyright infringements. All rights reserved. The magazine welcomes, but cannot be responsible for, unsolicited manuscripts, contributions or photographs. Unsolicited materials cannot be returned unless accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Printed in the USA.


Bell Tower is a unique destination day spa and salon located in the heart of Wyomissing. A modern oasis in a small town setting, Bell Tower features a comfortable, clean and modern aesthetic with a large salon, 10 spa treatment rooms, five manicure and six pedicure stations, an infrared sauna and a hydrotherapy suite. Bell Tower’s menu of services includes facials and massages, manicures, pedicures, body treatments and waxing services, in addition to the full-service hair salon. Injectable advanced skincare services from Dr. Christine H. Cho, DO (Reading Health System), are also available at Bell Tower on a bi-monthly basis. In the apothecary you’ll find lines that are exclusive in our area, including Oribe hair care, R+Co, Bumble and Bumble, Natura Bisse, Eminence Organics and NARS cosmetics. During your visit, Bell Tower invites you to check out the on-site café or shop in the contemporary boutique, featuring brands like Free People, Sorrelli and more.


18 State Hill Rd. Wyomissing 610.372.6379




JEWELRY BOUTIQUE & STUDIO 512 Penn Avenue West Reading 610.741.6676


MADE Jewelry Boutique & Studio opened in 2015 and has quickly become known for its eclectic inventory of art jewelry, exceptional custom designs and professional on-site repair. Customers will find a carefully curated selection of handmade designer pieces, including owner Chrissy Cook’s limited edition line of sterling silver jewelry. All of MADE’s inventory is handmade in the USA using ethical practices. Each piece of jewelry at MADE emphasizes creative expression and design; all are characterized by the use of a variety of metals and a range of semi-precious and precious gemstones. In addition to sales, MADE is also a full-service jewelry store offering a full range of repair, cleaning and polishing services, as well as custom jewelry creation. Chrissy’s seasoned eye for fashion and design combined with her professional experience as a Certified Goldsmith bring her customers’ visions to life and provide a beautiful way to commemorate an event or memory.

With more than 160,000 sq. ft. of space devoted to fitness, sports and aquatics, Body Zone makes it easy for people of all ages to get active and healthy. Body Zone’s 80-plus wellness and aquatics professionals transition you to a healthier you with wellness programs that make a difference. Programs include 125 weekly group fitness classes, personal training, massage, Corporate Wellness services, lifestyle education covering topics like meditation, nutrition and self-defense, swimming lessons, water safety programs and much more. Members always stay in-the-know and challenged. Body Zone’s facility boasts a running track, pools, main training floor, training turf, cardio loft and four group fitness studios: spacious and dynamic spots for individuals and workout partners to call their fitness hub and home. Body Zone’s Small Group Training is their flagship fitness experience. So grab a buddy, mention “BZPT” and get 20% off your first session. There truly is strength in numbers!


WELLNESS COMPLEX 3103 Paper Mill Rd. Wyomissing 610.376.2100



WYOMISSING HAIR STUDIO 948 Penn Avenue Wyomissing 610.375.8882


“A diverse team of passionate hair architects providing exceptional service while building lasting relationships.” — Team WHS The Wyomissing Hair Studio specializes in the architecture of hair, focusing on design and color with seasonal fashion influences. The salon was established in 2011 by Cari Nelson. Her vision was to create an environment where young talent could grow and experienced designers could flourish in a positive environment. This combination, along with a commitment to education and a superior guest experience, has garnered back-to-back Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards and the CNB Spectrum Award for 2015 and 2016. Nelson’s great strength is listening to her guests, and she stresses that with her team, in addition to creativity and excellent technical skills. The Wyomissing Hair Studio provides an atmosphere where all guests are valued and welcomed, and the stylists are on the cutting edge of fashion with the most advanced technical skills. Come experience the difference.

Bella Interiori, Inc., a full-service interior design firm, was founded by Anne Ricks in 2004. Since then, Bella has been blessed to create beautiful spaces for residential, commercial, and light hospitality clients. Bella enjoys designing balanced interiors, often blending modern influences with vintage accents. Ricks finds inspiration everywhere, sourcing locally and from around the world. Whatever you need to create your haven, be it furniture, flooring, lighting, window treatments, artwork, accessories, etc., it can be found at Bella Interiori, Inc. Choose from a long list of quality manufacturers or – for something truly special – let Bella design a custom piece built by one of our talented artisans.   Bella looks forward to helping you create a beautiful, livable space that reflects your personality, tastes and lifestyle. Your space should bring you joy, embrace you in comfort and inspire you. To increase any of these in your home, call Bella! xo 

BELLA INTERIORI, INC. 1610 Meadowlark Rd. Wyomissing 610.223.2477



SLIM BODY BEAUTY SPA 1043 Bern Rd. Wyomissing 855.58.BSLIM


Finally…Choose Where You Lose! No Pain. No Downtime. No Crazy Diet. Fast Results. Would you like to drop a dress size? How about lose 3 inches in your abdomen area, guaranteed? If you’ve been looking for fast results without dramatically changing your lifestyle, the Slim Light is just what you’ve been waiting for! What is Slim Light Body Sculpting? Slim Light Body Sculpting uses infrared LED light paddles to spot-reduce fat on any area of the body where you wish to lose inches. The LED light opens the wall of the fat cell, releasing its contents and shrinking it down, making you lose inches and eliminating the possibility of uneven fat redistribution.





What makes the Slim Light System Different? Traditional liposuction, Laser Lipo and CoolSculpting all remove, zap, freeze and essentially eliminate fat cells from your body. Although you may never again gain an inch in the area that you treated, you are likely to experience uneven fat redistribution if you gain weight again. Fat redistribution can make you look disproportionate and can ruin the figure you have achieved. The Slim Light only shrinks your fat cells, so if you gain weight in the future, you will not experience uneven fat redistribution. Who qualifies? During your consultation, your Slim Light Consultant will ask you some questions to determine if you qualify to use the system, evaluate certain factors to determine the number of sessions you will need to reach your goals, and review any contradictions that may interfere with your treatments or results. FOR A LIMITED TIME, WE ARE OFFERING A $29 TRIAL SESSION WHICH INCLUDES YOUR FREE, NO OBLIGATION CONSULTATION! Book your consultation today at 855-58-BSLIM! Slim Body Beauty Spa is located at 1043 Bern Rd., Wyomissing (inside Baja Beach Tanning Club).





736 Woodland Rd. Wyomissing 610.371.8338



Dandelion Jewelry is a family business created and run by women. Since its inception, Dandelion has always been a trendsetter, giving our customers access to all the up-and-coming artists before other retailers. We believe you should not have to sacrifice ethics and quality to stay ahead of the curve, which is why we strive to bring you cutting edge jewelry you can feel good about. We carry a wide range of designers who share our dedication to ethically responsible working conditions and source material. Designers include: Chan Luu, Alex & Ani, Anne Sportun, Rebecca McNerney, and Michael Michaud’s Silver Seasons. Each handmade piece has its own unique quality. Whether you seek a small token of appreciation or that special piece to celebrate life’s bigger moments, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is here to help you find the perfect gift for you and your loved ones.

Iron Roots is an innovative salon new to Berks County. With more than 30 years of experience, the salon and its staff provide a welcoming and relaxing environment for all. At Iron Roots the focus centers on making guests feel great inside and out. The salon uses products that are natural, organic and the best in the beauty industry. This ensures a high quality service that is delivered at an affordable cost. Iron Roots is a full-service salon with a menu offering hair, nail, makeup and bridal services. The salon offers the ease of online appointment scheduling and operating hours that fit even the busiest of lifestyles. For more information please visit


3311 Penn Avenue West Lawn 484.509.4531




DECORATING DEN INTERIORS 5044 Old Farm Lane Mohnton 610.777.3313


At Decorating Den Interiors, we have a simple design philosophy: your home should express your taste and support your lifestyle, and the whole process should be easy and enjoyable. Whether the focus is updating one window treatment, re-purposing a room or completing a home re-design, we can help. By working in your lighting and with furnishings you wish to keep, we can help you make the best choices for your lifestyle, taste and budget. Call on us for custom-designed window treatments, area rugs, wall coverings, custom furniture, commercial furnishings, outdoor furniture and more! It starts with a complimentary visit to your home or office where we’ll get to know each other and discuss your project. From there, we’ll create a plan that incorporates our collaborative design ideas — all created specifically for you. Now go ahead and imagine the possibilities.

Colonial Fitness Center has a new look! Walk into the main lobby area with its warm wood and earthy feel; it is a welcome change. We still have the same quality group exercise programs (more than 90 classes per week, including Yoga by Keya) as well as a fitness team that can work with you to help make the most of your time spent anywhere in the club. When you are finished with your workout, head to the locker rooms equipped with steam rooms for both ladies and men (and a dry sauna for the guys, too) to unwind and refresh. On your way out (or in), and stop by the Hydration Station Juice Bar to replenish and refuel, to make the most of all those calories burned! Oh, and by the way, we are also home to Enjoy Life Wellness for massage therapy, reiki and hot stone massage. 

COLONIAL FITNESS CENTER 172 Shillington Rd. Sinking Spring 610.777.7801




BY JEANNIE LEE 610.790.7370



You don’t have to travel to the city to find the wedding gown of your dreams. Located right in the heart of Berks County is GLORY by Jeannie Lee, your source for custom bridal fashion and accessories. Owner Jeannie Edfort designs pieces that reflect the unique style her clients desire, but often can’t find in bridal shops. Have you already purchased a gown, or are you planning to wear a “hand-me-down” and need to make some style changes?  Jeannie also specializes in redesigning your existing piece, transforming it into the gown perfect for you. Jeannie can also complete your look with beautiful accessories, such as a lacetrimmed veil, custom garter, or stylish cover up. Whether you are the bride, bridesmaid, flower girl, or mother of the bride or groom, contact Jeannie Edfort to schedule an appointment for a free design consultation.

Sorrelli jewelry is about feeling special for any of life’s occasions – from everyday living to celebrating the most memorable times – and creating a life layered in sparkle. Sorrelli’s pieces are designed to become heirlooms handed down through the generations. We have been using the finest quality Swarovski crystals and semiprecious stones in our jewelry for more than 30 years. Our jewelry is hand-crafted at our family owned and operated facility by skilled artisans. This quality craftsmanship allows each piece to be created with a one-of-a-kind, high quality design. Each color collection is set in a variety of stunning finishes, and each piece of jewelry has a lifetime guarantee so that it can be enjoyed for years to come. A special coating along with excellent crystal quality allows our jewelry to sparkle like no other. Shop the full line at our Kutztown & Allentown, PA, brand stores or on Select styles also available at Anthropologie, Bloomingdale’s and other fine retailers nationwide.

SORRELLI 220 W. Main St. Kutztown 610.894.9857



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