Your Jitney leaves in an hour. What to do? Go to the spa and make yourself look instantly more attractive, of course! Here are the best and quickest treatment options within mere blocks of the Jitney stop on 40th and 3rd, in order of how ambitious/hairy/desperate you are feeling in your moments before heading East.
From our go-to beauty correspondent Michelle Joni Lapidos over at Spa Week Daily comes this list of convenient (and often oh-so-necessary) spa stops to meet all your pre-vacation needs.
If you’re feeling Low Maintenance… Quick Nails: Classic Manicure, uses a smoothing cream with a nail hardener. Ensure your nails will sustain the impact of Dune later on. $13 Spa Butterfly -- 44th between 3rd and Lex - 212.682.6073
If you’re feeling Hairy… Quick Bikini Clean-Up: Bikini Wax, because everybody will know why you’re wearing a skirt on Sunset Beach. $35, or a Brazilian for $65. Homme Spa – Lex between 45th and 46th - 212.983.0033
If you’re feeling Needy… Quick All-In-One Deal: Have you been slacking? Your soon-to-be Surf Lodge friends will never know. Get a Manicure, Pedicure and Brazilian Wax, ALL at once for $50 if you mention Spa Week’s Spa Deals Lia Schorr Day Spa, Lex between 56th and 57th - 212.486.9670
If you’re feeling Dull… Quick, Thorough Facial: Customized Facial with Microdermabrasion – prime your skin for a weekend of tanning and clogging your pores back up again. NuVision, 46th between 5th and Mad - 212.889.1171
If you’re feeling Fat and Brave… Quickest Way To Lose 5 Pounds: Colon Hydrotherapy, also known as a colonic, will remove impacted waste and toxins from the large intestine. Yes they will be sticking a tube up your butt, but hello skinny! Beljanski Wellness Center, 55th between 3rd and Lex - 212.832.6800
If you’re feeling Obnoxious… Quickest Way To Look More Like A Housewife: Lip plumping to-go. Walk in, get a syringe of Prevelle, and your lips will be instantly plumper for the weekend. Great for after you pick up your dry cleaning, before you pick up a salad. SmoothMED, 59th between Park and Lex - 212.371.SMOO (7666)
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