We all could use time away from the daily rush to relax and embrace life’s quieter pleasures. Med spas are the perfect place to live out this Danish concept of hygge. Take a deep breath away from the day-to-day and cultivate self-care at these refreshing med spas.

EsSpa Organic Hungarian Skincare+ Salon

No one does a facial quite like Hungarian Master Esthetician Eva Kerschbaumer. And when you combine her Hungarian methods with the latest in cutting-edge technology, the results can be breathtakingly natural. You will see a healthy reduction in fine lines, wrinkles, dryness, sagging/tired skin, acne, rosacea, inflammation and other issues. If you don’t want to look “frozen” like you “had some work done” and simply want visibly great results in a serene, non-surgical and stress-free environment – then you need to see Eva at ESSpa. This is THE place in Pittsburgh to get THE Facial with little to no irritation or downtime. Trust your face (and your body, hands, feet, hair, et al) to the hands of Eva, named one of the “Top 3 Estheticians in North America” every year since 2017. Oh, did I mention that ESSpa has been delivering customized Facials for over 20 years! Schedule your ESSpa Facial by calling 412-782-3888 today. Mention “Made in PGH” and receive a complimentary, no obligation consultation and $55 off any Hydrofacial, Plasma+, EcoDerm, MegaPEEL or “Kitchen Sink” Facial Treatment (*Terms and Conditions Apply*).

Aesthetic Skin & Laser Center

Dr. Roxana Barad founded the Aesthetic Skin & Laser Center to help people look and feel their best. Her practice offers the latest science-based options for those who struggle with skin problems associated with aging skin, imperfect complexions, acne, unwanted hair and hair loss, tattoos, body contouring, as well as sexual health concerns. Call 412-683-3358 to schedule your aesthetic skin hygge. 
Mention “Made in PGH” to gain access to these exclusive offers: (1) ClarityII – comfortable hair removal system, safest for all skin types – Buy 5, Get 1 free; (2) Hollywood peel – get your glow on, minimize pores, and refresh your skin without downtime (safe for all skin tones) – $100 off a series of 3; (3) EcoTone – for smoother, brighter skin (safe for all skin tones) – $100 off a package of 3.

The Skin Center

The Skin Center, a Top 10 Botox provider in the nation, is Pittsburgh’s trusted destination for Botox. They treat over 1,200 Botox patients each month. Their aesthetic expertise includes over 20 different types of aesthetic services like filler, microneedling, laser resurfacing, non-invasive fat reduction, and medical grade facials. Founded over 40 years ago, The Skin Center was Pittsburgh’s first medical spa and has a clinical team with extensive experience. Receive safe, proven advanced treatments that deliver natural-looking results and reach your skin goals. Receive $100 OFF your first treatment of Botox, filler, or DiamondGlow medical-grade facial. Pick your best-fit hygge experience then call 1-800-429-1151 to schedule. 


Fillir is a boutique-style go-to for aesthetic treatments such as Botox, lip filler, dermal filler, laser hair removal, medical grade skincare and RF micro needling. This board-certified Physician-led practice has expert injectors who are trained on up-to-date methods for safety and great results. The team at fillir is constantly striving to learn and improve upon skills to be the most cutting-edge practice for cosmetic procedures entering the market. Fillir’s vision is to make injectables more accessible and approachable for all. It is a beauty destination that combines stylish design with a warm, safe, and inclusive environment. Mention “Made In PGH” to receive $100 OFF your next Botox, filler, RF Microneedling session or Buy 1 area get 1 area free laser hair removal treatments. Call 412-744-9400 to schedule your appointment or book online and cultivate hygge in their modern, upscale Lawrenceville location with a convenient free parking lot.

Avere Beauty

Avere, Italian for “to have”, offers facial rejuvenation and self-care with Botox, Jeuveau, Juvederm, and Latisse. They carry all brands of dermal filler to offer the best experience for each person. We also have an arsenal of additional treatments such as CoolPeel, VirtueRF, and Subnovii to provide the most advanced facial aesthetic rejuvenation options. With two locations (Pittsburgh and Murrysville) and over 15 providers, Avere’s loyal customer base has helped them grow to one of the largest independent providers in the area.  Refresh your skin with wrinkle reducing injectables and define your presence with luscious lips to not only look new, but feel you.  Call 412-952-7592 to look as good as you feel with their anti-aging and beauty services, including laser hair removal, IPL, and Laser Facials.  Mention “Made in PGH” to receive 20% OFF Laser Hair Removal with the MotusAZ+, a pain-free laser hair removal system.

Chilled To Perfection

Chilled to Perfection skin and body treatments are quick, painless and non-invasive and offer real results for everyone – no matter your age, skin tone, or gender. These all-natural treatments work with your own body’s natural healing process and chemistry. High-tech cutting edge technology combined with the power of nature means no toxins, no poisons, but one-of-a-kind custom treatments for proven solutions. Address aging, acne, hair loss, stubborn fat, reduce cellulite or experience body contouring. Try a hi tech facial treatment for special occasions, no occasions, vacays or staycays. Your skin’s best defense against aging and hyperpigmentation is the skincare product line of Calecim, the newest cosmeceutical, available now. Call 412-636-1078 to schedule your chill hygge experience.

Body Sculpting Center

The Body Sculpting Center offers a wide array of services for both men and women that are non-invasive, pain free, and effective in tackling sensitive conditions including fat loss, skin tightening, body contouring, acne, hair loss, and hair removal. With free consultations, introductory offers to new clients up to 50% off, and financing options, anyone can benefit from their services. Call 412-593-6100 to rejuvenate your skin and nurture hygge. 

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Mo Macel

Mo is a pun-loving Pittsburgher who likes to take photos and write. When not focusing on her kiddos, you'll find her pursuing happiness and working on living the American Dream via one craft beer at a time. She blogs at givegodyouryes.com and fullhipster.com.

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