- Tracie Martyn
59 Fifth Avenue, 212-206-9333
- Shizuka New York
133 East 58th Street, Suite 512, 212-644-7400
Renée Zellweger and Meryl Streep could have picked any facialist to make them Oscar-night-ready, but they both opted for the skilled hands and machinery of New York–based Tracie Martyn. A native of England and a former makeup artist, Martyn does a facial that runs the gamut—beginning with a cleansing and exfoliation with active enzymes, then moving on to electronic muscle stimulation for toning. When all is taut, she finishes with a misting from an oxygen tank for that extra-dewy glow. This does come at a Hollywood-style price ($287 with associate, $387 with Tracie), but people may just ask who your surgeon is. In between your splurges, Shizuka New York does a thorough basic facial for a wallet-friendly $85 and a wonderful combination of cleansing and electronic stimulation for $150.
From the 2003 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
Where can you find the city’s top dog groomer? Last-minute tailor? Beef tongue? We eat, drink, dance, shop, shvitz, and trampoline our way around the city, not to mention poll scores of in-the-know colleagues, hard-partying friends, opinionated family members, and, this year, a team of guest expert bloggers to bring you answers to all of the above questions, and hundreds more, in the form of our annual “Best of New York” issue.