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Gifts With Mojo


When it comes to selecting holiday gifts, you can't really go wrong purchasing beauty products for the friend who likes to pamper him or herself. Everyone needs products (but may not like to splurge on themselves), and you can't screw up the size or color. But with so many lotions, soaps and body scrubs on the market, how can you begin to choose between them? 

Wicker Park's Mojo Spa offers truly unique products that are all-natural and concocted and handmade by owner/creator Amanda Kezios and her assistants. An experienced personal chef and beauty guru, Kezios takes pride in using high-quality ingredients yet keeping her costs affordable.

Some fun holiday picks include Mojo handmade cupcake soap ($10), which is vegetable glycerin based and vegan friendly. The Mint-Mellow Fluff face and body scrub ($15) and lotion ($15) are both infused with peppermint essential oil, which not only smells delicious but helps to erase the stress and tension the holidays are bound to create.

\Swing by Mojo Spa at 1468 N. Milwaukee Ave. (773-235-6656) to check out these products and others like the Joy Martini handpoured soy candle and the Shanti Spice warming face and body scrub. You may even be tempted to pick up a few delectable items for yourself --  and there's nothing wrong with that.