1367 Third Ave., nr. 78th St.; 212-585-3400
The facials and body treatments at the petite spa piggybacking Fresh’s uptown store are a well-kept secret among the brand’s many devotees. Primarily because they are, in a sense, free. Once the prebooked pampering is complete, you’ll be gifted the equivalent amount ($125 for the 45-minute Ancienne Ultimate Age-Delay Facial, a cure-all for thirsty skin) in store credit, which you can spend immediately afterward on the Fresh products of your choice (e.g., skin care, fragrance, candles, and soaps).
Best Almost-Free Treatments
From the 2011 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).