At such low prices, pampering yourself is a must. Here are a list of affordable spas in the NYC area. If you know of any please do not hesitate to share:
Elite day spa: offers facials for as low as $31.20 including tax. Located at: 24 W 39th St, between 5th and 6th right next to Lord and Taylor. Not great on ambiance but they get the job done and very cheap. Ask for Mara or Angela. (212) 730-2100)
Randee Elaine Spa & NY Laser Center
Though ambiance is not the greatest, however it is very neat. Located in the west village, this spa charges only $30 for a Brazilian. They offer a Deep Pore Cleansing Facial which includes: a deep cleansing, followed by a gentle enzyme peel. In addition, you receive a face, neck, and shoulder massage, exfoliation, extractions, masque and a nutrient-rich moisturizer. 60 minutes: Only $50 (212) 229-0399 180 7th Ave South, Greenwich Village.
New York International Beauty School:
If you’re looking for an extreme make over on a low budget, NY International Beauty School is your answer. You can get a makeover from a student in training. Services range from hair coloring and cutting to facials. Prices range from $5 to $18! No appointment necessary.500 Eighth Ave., 8th Floor, between 35th and 36th Sts.; 212-868-7171
The Perfect ShapeAt the Perfect Shape, eyebrow threading starts at a meager $5.00. Waxing ranges from $10 to $45. They also offer facials! They are constantly praised for their superior services. All Indian staff. 295 Park Ave. South, between 22nd and 23rd Sts., 212-473-7400
Christine Valmy International School:
Only $27 for an hour and a half facial. It is advisable that you call a week in advance for an appointment with one of Valmy's students. All students are supervised by an instructor.
They are located at 437 Fifth Ave., 212-779-7800
Please be advised that prices and locations do change periodically. I do not take personal responsibility for the prices that are quoted in this posting. Good luck and may you have a blissful experience!!!!!!!!!!!!