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Mortal Man

Janet Rufin's Parlor
135 W. 28th St., New York, NY 10001 40.746 -73.992
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
347-752-2907 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Men's Spa
  • Services: Body Treatments, Manicure/Pedicure, Massage: Basic, Massage: Specialized, Skincare & Facials, Waxing

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Mon-Fri, 10am-8pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 28th St.; N, R at 28th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


Unlike other male spas, Mortal Man forgoes clubbiness for discretion. Swedish-born, California-raised, and New York–trained owner Anna Augustsson operates in the back of the hair salon Parlor under a one-for-all dictum: “Everyone wants the same thing: to clean up their face or hands or get a good massage,” she says. Clients are greeted with a glass of wine or mineral water, then meet with the therapist for waxing, rub-downs, mint-infused pedicures, and manicures that are finished with an appropriately undetectable matte polish. Augustsson handles the facials herself, often exceeding the allotted time as she deep-cleans, de-zits, and rehydrates with a regime customized to skin type. Apart from those who opt for a couple’s massage, the shop sees only one spagoer at a time. Even so, as Augustsson puts it, “We get the manly men, the Chelsea boys, and everyone in between.”


Various combination-service packages are available, and series of treatments are discounted by about 20 percent.