One lazy Sunday in October, a girlfriend and I went to check out the Body by Brooklyn spa. Located just alongside the BQE, the spa was a welcome haven of quiet and relaxation, a funny juxtaposition to the roar of traffic and the rush of construction in the Fort Greene neighborhood. One of the best <... >
Spaaah! Finds for the Holidays:
Gift Sets for Everyone on your List
Santa Claus just wouldn’t be the same after a chemical peel and a cellulite reducing spa treatment, but he certainly deserves some major pampering after riding around on his sleigh delivering gifts all night in the freezing cold. Actually, we all deserve some spa-like indulgence this holiday season! And these holiday spa gifts sets will <... >
Paula Provenzano is Regional Educational Director for , spa and skincare products In recent days, you have not been able to restrain yourself from reading the increasingly depressing financial news. While perusing the dismal details of plummeting stocks you may have also noticed that alongside the gloom and doom, a number of pieces have appeared <... >
In the search for therapeutic indulgences like facials, manicures or massages in New York City, one of the first things we consider is the privacy we’ll receive at said destination. This is especially true if we’re with our significant other. It’s standard for couples to be isolated when receiving a massage, but how often do <... >
My Secrets for Staying Young and Cheating Cellulite!
I founded the Anushka Spa & Cellulite Clinic in New York City over 36 years ago for one reason only: CELLULITE. I had it, my friends had it and none of us knew what to do about it. It was so frustrating. We starved ourselves to be rail thin, and still it was there. I <... >
You look fabulous in the dressing room of the store, but seem frumpy and cheesy when you try the outfit on at home. You have the best big salad at the restaurant down the block but when you get it delivered, you could barely keep it down. And that aromatherapy candle you love so much <... >
Womanhood is a full-time job at any age. We’re inundated with information (and pressure) to look our best, feel our best and be at our healthiest. We take Pilates, we get Botox, we diet, we shop, we’re hormonal…Now, wouldn’t it be nice if there were a place out there totally designed to lead women to <... >
Or rather, kiss my feet…with fish. They’re called Asian Fish, Doctor Fish and Kissing Fish, though some call them, Eeoowww…Fish! (oh, get over it) The real name is Gara Rufa fish and they’re the latest trend in spa treatments.
I became smitten with the tub early on. The youngest in a long line of bath-takers, my love for the tub was sealed when my parents installed an extra-long bathtub to accommodate their extra-long bodies. It became my ritual to take a bath at the end of each day, before a night on the town, <... >
Lather. Rinse. Repeat. That phrase has taken on new meaning now that I’ve experienced LATHER Spa, conveniently located around the corner from Bloomingdales on 57th and Lexington. With an onsite retail store featuring a full array of natural skincare and spa products, this California import (and celebrity favorite) is sure to become my spa of <... >