Tue-Thu, 11am-8pm; Fri, 9:30am-8pm; Sat, 9am-5:30pm; Sun-Mon, closed
4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W at 14th St.-Union Sq.
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When Lena Makushina opened this spa in 2000, she wasn’t worried about attracting clients: Working at Bliss for six years, she’d built a coterie of fans who she felt confident would follow her to her small, sun-filled space right off Union Square. But within a couple of years, her customer base had grown so much that she was forced to bring in her sister (and fellow esthetician) Olya Piccirillo to help. Now, the pair tend to everyone from downtown models to Russian housewives to male
Indoor surfing, spinning lovefests, a luxurious pig-placenta facial, and more.