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Best of New York Beauty 2003

Best Facial

  • Acqua Beauty Bar

    7 E. 14th Street, 212-620-4329

    "Despite the KFC across the street, this place is heaven. If it was on Perry Street, it would be impossible to get an appointment. They're nice, professional, and my skin has never been better. This is a facial that actually works." — tlinds, Chelsea


    1294 Third Ave., at 74th St., 212-628-0044

    "Ajune, though over-priced, is a wonderful place to get a Astara treatment facial. Try to go on a Tuesday when they offer a discount on your second treatment." — truly_sweet, Upper East Side

    Bliss SoHo

    568 Broadway, at Prince St., 212-219-8970

    "Bliss SoHo is the ultimate. I have been up and down the island of Manhattan and have yet to find a spa that makes me smile from ear to ear like this one does when I leave, The Triple Oxygen Facial lives up to all the hype and the brownies in the lounge rival those dear old mom makes." — nec, Murray Hill

From the 2003 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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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).