Guide To Beauty & Wellness 2021-2022

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Let’s hope that if living through a pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that self-care is essential! Looking to treat yourself or to keep up with wellness practices that should be a bit more routine? You’re in the right place with our Annual Guide to Beauty & Wellness. Be it a new revived hair color or fresh manicure, some sparkling jewels, natural supplements to up your health game, a relaxing yoga class or even an investment in LASIK surgery, you deserve to put you first. Get started on the pages that follow!

NIKKI M. MURRY, Editor-in-Chief

ADVERTISER INDEX Berks Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Ltd...................................... 5

Penn State Health Neurosurgery..............................................11

Kula Kamala Foundation .............................................................. 4

Renewed Vitality............................................................................... 9

Lords & Ladies Salon and Medical Spa........................... 6 & 7

United Artists Salon and Spa.....................................................10

Nature's Garden Natural Foods and Shoes............................ 8

Van Scoy Jewelers..............................................................................3

To reserve your spot in the 2022-2023 edition, contact Robyn Jones at The Guide to Beauty & Wellness is a special advertising supplement to Berks County Living. Its contents are copyright ©2020 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.


Van Scoy Jewelers Van Scoy Jewelers has been one of Berks Countyʼs most successful jewelers sharing in couples’ love stories and family milestones for 43 years. We’ve built our longevity on quality products, consistently excellent service and a strong commitment to our customers and to our community. Our team: Caroline, Sal, Judy, Cassi and Deb, can help you to custom design the piece of your dreams or to select something from our lovely in-stock collection. Visit us in our new location on Penn Avenue. Van Scoy Jewelers has been voted Best of Berks for more than 10 years running, earning the Lifetime Achievement Award for Best Independent Jeweler. Stop in and see for yourself what sets us apart.

1121 Penn Avenue | Wyomissing | 610.374.9330 |


Kula Kamala Foundation A 501(c)(3) nonprofit service and educational organization, the Kula Kamala Foundation supports our community by providing access to yoga, yoga therapy, meditation and holistic wellness. We organize, co-host and facilitate empowering events, retreats and trainings. Since COVID-19 arrived, we have moved our offerings online and provide a robust menu of health-conscious, spiritually based programs via Zoom and Facebook. We are rooted in teachings that focus on non-violence and unity. Our programs include certification in Spiritual Leadership, weekly public classes, internship-based education, and personal retreat, health and development. We pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainable development and maintenance of the Ashram. Our Food4All Vegetable Gardens grow an abundance of organic, non-GMO vegetables, which we donate to local shelters. We know the importance of community health and wellness, social justice and human and animal rights, and we provide awareness campaigns in those and related areas. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available.

17 Basket Rd. | Alsace Township | 484.509.5073 |


Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons LTD Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons LTD provides a full spectrum of ophthalmic, optometric and optical services. For more than 70 years, our highly skilled surgeons and doctors, stateof-the-art technology, on-site diagnostic testing and fashionable eyewear has made Berks Eye recognized as one of the premier eye care facilities in the region. We welcome you to visit for more information about vision conditions and read an abundance of patient reviews. Berks Eye specializes in cataract surgery, glaucoma management and surgery, retina and cornea medical care and surgery, dry eye treatment, oculoplastic surgery, laser vision correction (LASIK), contact lens fittings and eye exams. We deliver superior services through excellence in personal performance, adherence to established ethical medical practice and commitment to quality patient outcomes, which result in our patients reaching their maximum level of visual function. We are committed to preserving and protecting our patient’s vision and eye health throughout life.

1802 Paper Mill Rd. | Wyomissing | 610.372.0712 |



Lords & Ladies Salon and Medical Spa Thank you for voting Lords & Ladies Salon and Medical Spa as Best Hair Salon for the 2021 Best of Berks! Lords & Ladies is honored to continue to serve men, women and children of Berks and Montgomery counties as they have since their first location opened in Pottstown in 1983. In 2020, Lords & Ladies franchised each salon to highly successful employees. This past year, the seven women owners, along with their team of salon professionals, did a phenomenal job continuing the L&L tradition of affordable luxury, serving tens of thousands of loyal and new customers in each location. Lords & Ladies prides itself on second-to-none salon operations and service offerings, a beautiful environment where clients always feel welcomed and at home, top-notch continuing education for salon and medspa professionals and excellence in customer care. Their seven-day guarantee promises that they stand behind every service. There’s no better feeling than leaving the salon with a new hairstyle, fresh manicure or skin-reviving HydraFacial! Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Specials offer hair, nail and skin care services that include a women’s shampoo, haircut & style starting at just $29 or a men’s haircut starting at just $19. Gift cards are available to purchase and redeem in every location. Need it right away? Purcahse online 24/7 at Talk about an instant gift that’s sure to please! In addition, the L&L MedSpa has greater availability than ever before and new service offerings including spray tanning, microneedling, Circadia clinical facials, Kybella and more. The L&L MedSpa is proud to continue to perform a wide array of both medical and esthetic services including Botox, fillers, HydraFacial, lash extensions and massage, to name a few. Beauty professionals looking to start or jump-start their career should look no further. L&L is hiring in all locations and offers amazing career opportunities at every experience level and career aspiration! Fleetwood, Exeter, Sinking Spring, Douglassville, Pottstown, Gilbertsville, Perkiomenville 1.844.salonll |


Nature's Garden Natural Foods & Shoes

Nature’s Garden Natural Foods and Shoes is a pioneer in educating and recommending natural medicine and has been for the last 44 years. Cindy Boyer CHS, CNHS, ND and the educated staff of Susanne, Kathleen, Shelly, Jen and Diane strive to help customers make correct nutritional choices. There is much misinformation on the Internet when it comes to unproven vitamin formulas. The companies we choose to recommend are efficacious, affordable and safe. Inflammation is the root cause of much disease, and we can help you in preventing degenerative diseases. We are a unique lifestyle store featuring outdoor wear like Patagonia and Smartwool. We are trained to fit each brand of footwear we feature: anatomically correct Birkenstocks or just-for-fun fashions like UGGS. Monday evenings at 6pm, tune to WEEU830 AM for our program, Healthy Living with Nature’s Garden. 4360 Perkiomen Avenue | Reading | 610.779.3000 |


Renewed Vitality Ladies and Gentlemen: Are you not feeling like yourself? Are you experiencing hot flashes, increased anxiety, no energy, poor sleep, no sex drive, painful intercourse, decreased muscle mass or mood changes? You may be experiencing perimenopause, menopause or low testosterone symptoms. This shouldn’t be a secret or something you’re ashamed of; you are not alone. You deserve to be educated about these changes and how you can get your vitality back. Hormonal balance is the answer. Our team has helped more than 2,000 men and women in Berks and surrounding counties feel like themselves again. Don’t suffer! Live life to the fullest and schedule your consultation today. Becky McClure, CRNP, is dedicated to helping men and women achieve hormonal balance. Our team specializes in Hormone Replacement Therapy. Many of our patients have seen great results from our safe and effective pellet therapy. We change lives! Let us change yours. 560 Van Reed Rd. | Ste. 203 | Wyomissing | 484.516.2937 |


United Artists Salon & Spa The team at UA would like to thank our loyal clientele for their support in our everchanging world. To show our appreciation, we are once again offering our added value Gift Card Promotion: purchase $100 in gift cards, receive a bonus $20 gift card! (Find more details on our website.) We always welcome new guests and are dedicated to providing you with a personalized experience that focuses on your lifestyle needs. Using high-quality professional products, our beauty experts help clients feel their best and offer knowledge for maintaining their look at home. A one-stop beauty destination, UA offers advanced hair care, wigs and hair extensions, makeup, lash and brow artistry, skin care, waxing, massage, nail care and a professional store. This holiday season, shop our store for gift sets and stocking stuffers and remember that gift cards never go out of style! Online shopping and eGift cards are also available.

299 Penn Avenue | West Reading | 610.376.8481 |


The Penn State Health Neurosurgery team provides expert, compassionate care for back pain, neck pain and other conditions of the brain and spine. From left are nurse practitioner Colleen Kampf, Dr. David Allen, Dr. Greg Thompson and Dr. John Weaver.

Penn State Health Neurosurgery The experts at Penn State Health Neurosurgery specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. Our team of neurosurgeons and nurse practitioners work together with neurologists, pain management physicians and physical therapists to offer you comprehensive, compassionate care that includes both nonsurgical and surgical treatments. Whether you are dealing with neck pain, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, brain tumors, osteoarthritis of the spine or are in need of corrective surgeries, we can help. We’re committed to giving each patient the time, attention and care they deserve. Conveniently located on the Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center campus in Bern Township, our office is open five days a week. We also offer evening appointments, ready access to imaging services and convenient parking. Ask your physician for a referral or contact us directly at 610.378.2557. 2494 Bernville Rd. | Ste. 200 | Reading | 610.378.2557 |


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