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5 Ways To Pamper In Private

By Katie Shapiro | September 19, 2020 | Style & Beauty

Skip the studios with these at-home beauty and fitness options.

DryByIMG9117.jpgDryBy services include blowouts and updos. The Aspen blowout style gives hair added body and volume.

While Aspenites may not have access to app-friendly lives like people in Los Angeles or New York City—where beauty services are as easy to schedule with a tap on an iPhone as a snap of a finger—there are an increasing amount of at-home options you can book online or via phone. And after months in isolation, we’re all ready for a beautifying boost. Here are the best options for pampering in private.

HAIR

The Malibu-born mobile blowout salon DryBy expanded to Aspen this winter with stylists on call from Aspen to Basalt (and beyond with advance notice). Clients can choose from a menu of set styles, with additional services ranging from updos to intricate braids and private parties. From $80

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NAILS

Longtime local Mara Murphy is the one-woman show behind Manicures by Mara, an at-home nail service that offers manicures and pedicures with curated collections of traditional and gel polish. The freelance nail artist started in Chicago in 1987, and for the past two decades has painted countless one-of-a-kind creations for a loyal list of clients. Pricing varies by location

MAKEUP

When not providing their expertise on the floor of the beloved beauty emporium Cos Bar, the store’s makeup artists also go on house calls. Their personal cosmetics cases are stocked with the store’s best pro tools, plus they also do lash lifts and longer-lasting extensions. From $200

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YOGA & PILATES

Tap your favorite O2 Aspen instructor for a private training session in the comfort of your own home or in the beauty of your own backyard. From beginners to experts, this more focused approach is tailored to deepen your practice to its fullest potential. O2’s roster of master masseuses is also available for mobile treatments from its spa menu, including the Athlete (deep tissue); Buddha Body (Swedish); Mama (prenatal); and Adventure Stretch (therapeutic), which may include a $50 upcharge. From $165

WARDROBE

One of the best downtown boutiques for Aspen style offers at-home shopping services, including seasonal presentations, image revamps, closet audits and outfit planning. During your initial meeting, your LIV Aspen fashion consultant will take stock of your current clothing selection and identify core wardrobe pieces you need, as well as advise you on how to wear items together. From $120



Photography by: Brooke Casillas