Rosa Beauty Spa fulfills owner Rosa's dream of opening a spa, one she realized after spending several years practicing cosmetology. At Rosa's the staff strives to connect mind and body with relaxing spa services. After guests tuck their personal items into private lockers, they can ease into such soothing treatments as lava-stone massages, seaweed facials, or Dead Sea–salt scrubs. Afterward, they can continue to relax in the onsite sauna or rinse off in the spa's shower.
At the age of 20, Joean was already an anomaly as an independent business owner. She opened her first salon in Hong Kong in 1980 before increasing success brought her to NYC to start Joean Beauty Center in 1989. Since then, she and her staff have delighted clients and critics with facial and body services, one of which got a shout-out from New York magazine and a nose that learned how to speak English. One of her present-day treatments, the GM collagen-and-hydrolifting facial, replenishes moisture and softness. Massages range from the 10-minute Quick Fix to a 60-minute round of deep-tissue therapy. Some handy extras include makeup application as well as waxing and threading.
The epidermal experts of Skin Station possess the skills and professional products required to banish almost any skin imperfection they encounter. Clients can browse a menu of more than 30 facial treatments to find the one that best targets their face's unique issues, then bask in even more individualized care as aestheticians tailor each regimen to suit their skin type. Serums from Clarins Paris, Dr. Oasis, and G.M. Collin delve deep into tissues to hydrate, heal, and break up bacteria house parties, and more advanced treatments, ranging from chemical peels to 24-karat gold facials, forge speedy results. For the rest of the body, waxing services go hand-in-hand with LHE hair-removal treatments to leave skin smooth and fuzz-free.
The aestheticians at Alba Day Spa customize each of their facials to individual skin types using specialized blends of SkinCeuticals products. Following a thorough skin analysis, techs begin the basic European facial by spelunking into pores with knapsacks full of deep cleansers and concocting a custom mask to tone skin and elude Monopoly luxury-tax collectors. The revitalizing facial treatment hydrates drought-ridden skin with a coat of moisturizing product, defending cells from environmental damage and minimizing fine lines. The blend of botanical extracts that saunters through the 45-minute calming facial minimizes blemishes and assuages rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and lipstick stains from scarves that wear lipstick. Each treatment combines medical know-how with ayurvedic and holistic health philosophies to create healthier, more resilient complexions.
Using IPL (intense pulsed light) photoepilation, Charm can target and eliminate hair of all colors and types from the body in the most supervillainous manner possible. Zap away your follicles, legstaches, and body cacti from any of the following areas—underarms (a $59 value per session), bikini (a $79 value), upper lip (a $39 value), inner thighs (a $120 value), chin (a $49 value), brow (a $50 value), ears (a $50 value), neck (a $60 value), areolae (a $59 value), toes (a $40 value), and belly button line (a $40 value). The six treatments can be used on any combination of areas, though it’s generally recommended that you use all six on the same area to make sure all follicles have been disintegrated. Along with a freshly dolphinized dermis, you’ll also receive a complimentary manicure to keep your talons looking as smooth as your skin. Consult with one of Charm’s skilled technicians to determine which laser removal regimen best matches your needs.
Yin's Beauty Spa's stylists and technicians administer a range of beautifying and pampering services, from facials and microdermabrasion to massages and skincare treatments. Collagen masks encourage the growth of younger, healthier-looking skin, whereas laser facials battle acne, rosacea, and boring lectures. When services conclude, clients can maintain their newly acquired glow with the spa's selection of retail beauty products, including skincare creams from Dermalogica and Biotone.
The friendly techs at Crystal Spa add color and shine to nails with traditional and Shellac polishes. CND Shellac polish brushes on quickly and sets under a UV lamp, resisting smudges and glacial erosion while staying glossy for up to two weeks. The spa's nail artists stand by their work, so if a customer is not satisfied with their mani or pedi, they can call that same day and schedule a do-over appointment.