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Maria Bonita Salon and Spa

12 Prince St., New York, NY 10012 40.722599 -73.99397
at Elizabeth St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-431-1520 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Hair Salon, Spa
  • Services: Body Treatments, Hairstyling, Makeup Application, Manicure/Pedicure, Massage: Basic, Massage: Prenatal, Massage: Specialized, Skincare & Facials, Waxing
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Mon-Wed, 10am-7pm; Thu-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 11am-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, F, M at Broadway-Lafayette St.; 6 at Spring St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Late-Night


The Brazilian beauty scene is not as thriving downtown as it is uptown, so when spa owner Maria Fernanda Lacerda and her sister Maria Claudia discovered a void of full-service salons amidst the well-groomed streets of Nolita, the pair got down to business. Born in 2003, Maria Bonita is one of the only full-service Brazilian salons to offer one-stop hair, nail, and waxing services, as well as facials and massage; it’s also the only place in the city to use Bell Soft, a Brazilian line of hair and body products made of all-natural ingredients. Simply decorated in white tile and wood accents with flashes of the exotic—crimson towels, orange walls, richly colored throw pillows—the petite two-level facility boasts a lively and social atmosphere, with its din of Spanish chitchat, blow dryers, and a pulsing soundtrack. The ground-floor hair and nail salon share quarters with a small waxing room, while quiet massage and facial stations are nestled on the basement level. Signature services include, naturally, Brazilian bikini waxes, designed for extra-sensitive skin, and the exfoliating Maria Bonita manicure/pedicure with paraffin infusion. A number of specialized treatments, like facials for men, pregnancy massage, and an endermologie machine for cellulite reduction, are also offered.


Maria Bonita offers a Package of the Month that combines selected services at a discount; details are posted on their website.

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