Self-Care + Experience Gifts | 2020 #ShopLocal Gift Guide

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Looking to give the gift of self-care or an experience gift this holiday season? My local picks are below.

We have really great choices whether you’re looking to share self-care (like massage or more!), getting outdoors — or even fun indoors — from Polished Salon & Spa, Adventure Explorations, Elements Massage Mechanicsburg, Bronzed Bunny, Harrisburg Golf Simulator, and the Burick Center for Health & Wellness.

Pro tip: Click through to order directly from local small businesses. Use the exclusive promotion codes to save!

Best Local Picks for Self-Care & Experience Gifts

Polished Salon & Spa

Whether you’re prepping yourself or giving the gift of self-care, consider Polished Salon & Spa.

Polished Gift Cards make the perfect gift. Polished offers an array of services, from nails and massages to hair and skincare — even wellness offerings! Plus, it’s probably time to treat yourself, too.

For December, Polished features two new services:

  • Juniper Ale Massage: The massage you’ve been dreaming about all season long is here. Parched skin and tired muscles are greeted with coconut oil and Vitamin E. Feeling softer and lighter already? The Juniper Ale massage oil scented with delicate notes of orange, bergamot and fresh greens glides over muscles for intense hydration. 60-min – $84; 90-min – $109
  • All is Bright Tightening Facial: You better watch out, because flawless skin is coming to town! This facial begins with a hydrating Green Tea Milk Wash and a nourishing tonic, packed with antioxidants to treat skin to hydrating splendor! Next, a sugary sweet shea butter scrub cleanses, moisturizes and invigorates skin. A cactus-infused toning gel increases circulation and improves elasticity, giving you the perfect holiday glow. Then, a nourishing blend of agave nectar and natural oils is cocooned into skin with a steamed towel compress – splashing radiance onto complexion! Next, a clinical peptide facial serum works to banish discolorations, and a powerhouse eye serum sends crow’s feet and lines on the run. A firming peptide Three Milk Moisturizer soothes skin, and after a quick steamed towel compress infused with glistening and plumping Agave Nectar Oil- your complexion will twinkle. $99

Shop Polished Salon & Spa online or book directly on Facebook. Follow Polished Salon & Spa on Instagram.

Use code SB2020 to get 15% off online printable gift cards. Valid through Dec. 18 ONLY.


Adventure Explorations

Experience gifts are some of the best to give. Give the gift of the great outdoors when you book with Adventure Explorations.

Adventure changes lives, and people’s chemistry. By bringing the extraordinary — a concierge experience, on-site home cooked meals with locally sourced ingredients, and gear that keeps safety first – you get to let go and breathe in the incredible beauty surrounding you. Nothing is better for mental health than outdoors and nature!

I loved my hiking experience with the local outfitter, and I’m eager to do more in the new year.

Adventure Explorations recently added Sporting Clays to its package offerings, and I’m eager to try it. Whether you’re a beginner or a practiced shooter, you can enjoy Adventure Exploration’s top of the line
equipment, excellent facilities, and knowledgeable and approachable instructors.

For the holiday season, consider adding-on Sporting Clays to a Holiday Daycation Package for your loved one!

Follow Adventure Explorations on Instagram and Facebook for more tastes of the great outdoors!

To order the Holiday Daycation or other gifts, click here.


Elements Massage Mechanicsburg

Chances are someone on your list needs some R&R — maybe even you!

Elements Massage in Mechanicsburg is running a terrific gift card sale this weekend and through December.

Now through Nov. 30, Members can score two 1-hour gift cards for $109. Non-members get the same deal for $139.

Starting Dec. 1 and running through Christmas Eve, get $10 off all gift cards.

Shop Elements Massage Gift Cards online here.


Bronzed Bunny

Somebunny in your life deserves to be treated like a boss.

Bronzed Bunny in Camp Hill offers sugaring services, incredible spray tans, eyebrow services, and more. Plus, they have the cheekiest swag that makes the perfect accompaniment to a gift card for ya girl.

Save 15% when you mention ‘Sara’ or use promo code: sarabozich15 online!


Harrisburg Golf Simulator

Gift cards to Harrisburg Golf Simulator are the ultimate gift for the golf lover on your list.

Imagine being able to play at a series of the most revered golf courses throughout the world — rain or shine — without having to leave Harrisburg.

Or driving down the field dumping passes off to wide receivers while your friends cheer (or heckle) you on with a beer in their hand.

At Harrisburg Golf Simulator you can experience this and so much more from the comfort and conditions of the indoors.

Score private gatherings at Harrisburg Golf Simulator for just $40 this holiday season.

Book online here, and order Harrisburg Golf Simulator gift certificates online here.


Burick Center for Health & Wellness

Give the gift of good health this year. The Burick Center for Health & Wellness is offering special packages and pricing on its IV Infusion Therapies.

IV therapy helps boost your immune system, supports your body’s function and offers pre- and post-travel protection. Learn more about the benefits here

The Burick Center for Health & Wellness is offering special IV Infusion Packages* for just $199. This is a savings of $66! 

  • Massage/IV Package. Features a one-hour medically-directed massage and an Immune Boost IV Infusion. The experience starts with a relaxing massage that will help open lymphatic chains and is followed by an uplifting Immune Boost IV Infusion. 
  • Acupuncture/IV Package. Features a custom acupuncture treatment and an Immune Boost IV Infusion. The experience begins with an acupuncture treatment that targets your specific issues and also offers a host of general benefits including stress reduction and improved sleep. The treatment is followed by an uplifting Immune Boost IV Infusion.

Call 717.730.9000 today to purchase. *Please note these packages are not currently available due to covid-19; however, they do not expire.

Special pricing is only available until Dec. 31, 2020.


Want more great gift ideas?

Check out our entire #ShopLocal Gift Guide and our Black-Owned Business list.

Sara Bozich
Author: Sara Bozich

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