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The aestheticians at Chen Skin Care and Spa fight blemishes and signs of aging with skincare services backed by products from brands such as Dermalogica, and PCA Skin. Chen's signature facial follows a brief skin analysis and freckle Rorschach test with an organic mask that supplements the results of an exfoliation, extraction, and detoxifying massage. Anti-inflammatory gel and an oatmeal mask sing hymns of hydration to delicate epidermises during the sensitive-skin facial, and male clients neutralize razor burn with the deep pore cleansing of the gentlemen's facial. A full-body aromatherapy massage combines natural herb and flower scents with head-to-toe strokes in order to rebalance the body and mind more effectively than log rolling on an abacus does.

Warmly stained hardwood blankets the floor at Chen Skin Care and Spa, where neutral-toned walls shut out such noisy outside distractions as ringing cell phones and road rage delivered by Morse code. Whimsical sets of bubble-shaped mirrors reflect the graceful shapes of vases sprouting tall grasses and branches.

450 W 238th St
Bronx,
NY
US

Though A Touch of Sun Hair & Spa doesn't offer tanning, it still has plenty of reasons for its summery title. At this hair and makeup studio, it’s possible the name was inspired by the staff’s mission to treat each client with warmth and brighten their day by making them look and feel beautiful. The name also reflects the naturally derived products that sprout up throughout the salon; Davines shampoos nourish hair with herbs and flowers, sulfate-free Kevin Murphy styling products implant amino acids and essential oils, and Archipelago Botanicals soften skin with antioxidant-rich pomegranate extracts.

Stylists can transform natural hair or wigs with cut and color services and augment each treatment with extras such as makeup touchups, stress-relief massages, and reanimation hexes for especially lifeless ‘dos. On the spa side of things, aestheticians accentuate facial features with brow and lash tinting and perform waxing services for men and women.

568 Kappock St
Bronx,
NY
US

Formerly JSC Medical, Riverdale Surgical Arts PC remains dedicated to providing local families with essential healthcare and confidence-boosting aesthetic services. This dual focus on inner and outer wellness is the brainchild of Josephine Rodriguez, an entrepreneur and cosmetics specialist who sought to provide the Latino community with an inclusive practice. To do so, she assembled a medical team sharing decades of experience to address clients’ needs, whether they need a treatment for asthma or want to make Father Time feel powerless. The result is a bright, welcoming space where patients can move closer to their wellness and beauty goals.

2735 Henry Hudson Parkway
Bronx,
NY
US

For more than 30 years, the staff at Giambieri Coloring Spa has dedicated their work to improving the hair and skin of their clients with cuts, coloring, and variety of facial treatments. Each specialist harnesses their own individual creativity and combines it with training in the latest spa products and techniques to create looks that are designed to fit your specific personality and favorite houseplant. The studio’s elegant space, decked out in polished hardwoods and homey accents, proves to be a suitable setting for Giambieri's equally elegant nail services and facials.

327 bridge plaza N.
Fort Lee,
NJ
US

Seafoam green styling stations aren't the only bright aspects of Cira Creation Salon. Since 1991, owners and sisters Cira Lo Bue and Connie Fiduccia have delighted visitors with their vibrant personalities, which grabbed the attention of Fort Lee Patch contributor Robyn Nadel in 2011. As positivity permeates throughout the entire salon, the duo spruces up hairdos with precision cuts, keratin treatments, and coloring services. Their team also includes stylist Nina, who specializes in hair extensions, and nail technician Monica, who softens rough hands with paraffin wax treatments and all-night romantic comedy marathons.

1640 Center Ave
Fort Lee,
NJ
US

The licensed aesthetician behind BARE by Kristen specializes in making skin hairless and satin-smooth. She deftly removes unwanted strands with organic chocolate hard wax that’s free of plastic-based fillers, preventing issues such as ingrown hairs. She also enforces a high standard of cleanliness, using a brand-new wax stick each time she touches a client’s skin. Although she can skillfully wax hair from brows, underarms, and other regions of the body, she specializes in Brazilian waxing.

5 Horizon Rd.
Fort Lee,
NJ
US