As a runner, the light at the end of the tunnel after a particularly grueling run or race comes in many forms. For some, it’s knowing that a pint of ice cream awaits. For others, Epson salts soak. For me, it is a luxurious pedicure. In addition to the obvious aesthetic benefits, the therapy behind <... >
Renew Day Spa Tucked away in a small residential building on the Upper East Side, The Renew Spa is a charming little hidden retreat owned by licensed aesthetician Carmel O’Neill, who dedicates herself to anti-aging and wellness treatments. I experienced a Manual Lymphatic Drainage, aka MLD, facial by expert Ellen Greene, which was one of <... >
Katy Perry helped propel the already intriguing Minx Manicure to the stratosphere when she said you can get a Minx mani and move your entire house without sustaining a chip!
In today’s day and age, it’s safe to say that a bad eyebrow shaping is a thousand times worse than the proverbial bad haircut.
NYC is notorious for its hot, humid summers but this year, the summer season has been particularly brutal. So, let’s put aside those horrible memories of this morning’s sweaty subway commute and relax with some luxurious spa treatments.
The Spa at Norwich Inn:
A Connecticut Getaway Perfect for Every Occasion
Bachelorette party, mother-daughter getaway, destination wedding or romantic spa/casino mini-vaca: the Spa at Norwich Inn is the perfect place to unwind and reconnect.
Taking Full Service to the Next Level -
The Equinox Spa on Manhattan’s Upper East Side
The spacious and modern Equinox Gym on the Upper East Side is the newest and arguably finest Equinox in the city. Open since October 2008, the club boasts a full-service spa that could easily stand alone, even in this well-heeled and discerning neighborhood, as a top draw for local residents. The spa offers an array <... >
The Fourth of July epitomizes the summer. From barbecues to fireworks to campfires to swimming in the pool or at the beach, Independence Day inspires happiness and a carefree feeling. And if you think about it, that’s exactly what the spa does too. Vivabox With organic body lotions, shower gels and bath salts by EO, <... >
Tres Belle Petite Medi-Spa is a wonderful little Brooklyn-based spa on Bond Street, not far from the Dekalb Avenue train station on a tree-lined, neighborhood street.
Although I can appreciate the royal treatment just as much as the next gal, sometimes a fancy facial can seem to be more about the fluff and less about skin. I’ve always put facials into a different type of spa category, and although similar to a massage in that you expect to leave feeling relaxed <... >