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Lia Schorr Spa

686 Lexington Ave., 4th fl., New York, NY, 10022
nr. 56th St.
212-486-9670

Avg. Rating

6
Atmosphere: 6
Service: 7
"Mixed Reviews"

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61% would go back.

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rushed service, good results

By loonystar on 8/23/2004

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have problem skin, t-zone w/ whiteheads/blackheads. I bought the special package of 6 facials. I love the seaweed mask because it's refreshing and soothes my skin after the rigorous cleaning done to my face, specially the zit cleaned. My skin has improved remarkably. The specialist is very nice, attentive and knowlegdeable. I was led to purchase "crystal peel" and so far my skin looks much better and smoother. The downside: service sometimes feel very rush because of the volume of clients she takes care, push to buy products by the receptionist and the owner, the purchasing is very rush for products and services (makes me feel like I will change my mind if they don't process the purchase fast enough), need to be extra attentive on the amount and how many left over visits I have. I purchased the products recommended. I specially love the mud clay mask and the spot treatment as well as the skin conditioner. My skin is less oily now and less acne.

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After reading aweful reviews I went to check it out...

By booboo on 7/11/2003

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

After reading aweful reviews Lia's Schorr's not as bad as the critics stated. The staff was friendly; I was there for a massage, and was seen immediately. The massage therapist was professional and kind. The atmosphere was my one disapointment, since it did not have that "spa" feel to it, however I got a decent massage for $80.

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290 out of 565 people found this review helpful.

Rude reception, poor quality, non-relaxing experience

By bubee_ebay on 5/5/2003

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

First, you have to get past a rude reception lady who is impatient. Upon going into a dimly lit room with your own facial chair, you'd thought for a minute that perhaps it'll be worth it despite what you've gone through at reception. Then come your facial masseuse/host who tries to sell you products/services throughout your whole massage, despite your firm polite refusal. The manicure and pedicure lady was better and let you enjoy the service in peace. Do not try to get makeup from them. They do not provide you with the service. They would send you up to their "class" where you'll get to be the guinea pig to get a makeup done by a student. It was so bad that I had to redo the makeup myself in the end for an event. Facial $90, manicure+pedicure $60. Facil+manicure+pedicure Package: $130.

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265 out of 533 people found this review helpful.

Just Awful.

By truly_sweet on 2/28/2003

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I can not begin to tell you how disappointed my friend and I were when we went to Lia Schorr for our "day of beauty". It was more like a day of rushed insults. Not only was I interrupted 3 times during my facial, (The lady kept going in and out and I could hear them chattering in the hallway.), but I was also coerced into buying products I did not want. The lady at the desk - who appeared to be in a daze - was very rude. I will NEVER go back here.

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