Winter’s quickly approaching (despite recent global warming-esque weather). Get a head start on your winter skin care needs at these top NYC spots.
- The Face Place 425 West 14th Street, 212.367.8200
With celebrity clients like Meg Ryan, Mary Louis Parker, and Sheryl Crow, among others, it’s no wonder the Face Place has made an impressionable mark in Hollywood and NYC. The Face Place offers an abundance of luxe services to help produce glowing, youthful skin including: facial treatments, back treatments, and peels, as well as other services. The Face Place Facial Treatment (price on request) consists of a unique anti-aging treatment, manual extractions, and galvanic current (an electrical current technique that improves firmness and infuses moisture deep into pores). It’s no surprise that this treatment and the Face Place are continuous favorites among East and West Coasters.
- Jillian Wright Clinical Skin Spa 22 East 66th Street, 212.249.2230
From acne to anti-aging to rosacea, Jillian Wright Clinical Skin Spa’s got you covered for any and all skin issues. Not sure which facial is right for you? The Classic Facial equipped with a custom facial mask and skin analyst ($150-$200) is the perfect introductory treatment regime. For those looking for a more advanced treatment, the LumiFacial & LumiLift, $250-$300, uses LED technology that encourages collagen production and minimizes redness and inflammation. While this process includes extractions, don’t expect to see redness or downtown with this treatment.
- Mario Badescu Skin Care 320 East 52nd Street, 1-800-Badescu
Mario Badescu has been a skincare guru to the celebrities for years-and now anyone can experience his golden treatments. The Vitamin C treatments, $100, help with broken capillaries and dryness (common elements of winter). This versatile treatment is available for all skin-types. The Gingko-Collagen treatments, $95, ideal for delicate skin, reduces redness and helps increase circulation; the perfect skin shield from winter’s harsh winds.
- Acqua Beauty Bar 7 East 14th Street, 212.620.4329
Working with such lush products as Sonya Dakar and IS Clinical, among others, this Asian-inspired Union Square spa is one you won’t want to miss out on. The VeryBerry Glo Facial, $195, uses a mixture of blueberry, bilberry and mulberry to create the ultimate luxe exfoliator and skin smoother-perfect for dull winter skin. One of the more unusual-the Actifirm Cellular Treatment peel, $195, is derived from a Japanese mushroom. After just one treatment, you’ll see improved blood circulation and a healthy, youthful glow.