Known as a wellness district, NoHo has many businesses offering spa, massage, and other wellness focused treatments. This guide tells you everything you need to know, whether you’re looking for a quick fix or a full day of pampering, the neighborhood’s many spas have it all! (Photo by Freyer Architects of Great Jones Spa.)
Haven: At this serene spa on Mercer Street, there’s something for everybody. Get your skin back into shape with a “Boot Camp” facial, or sit back and relax for “80 Minutes in Heaven,” another facial featuring a deep-pore cleansing remedy that brightens and nourishes the skin. Haven also offers access to steam rooms for use before and after treatments, a rewards program that can be used towards Haven products and services, and, if you don’t feel like leaving home, they even accommodate house calls. Check out our Neighborhood Spotlight with the NoHo spa’s owners here, and their website here for more information.
Heyday: Heyday’s mission is to transform the typical full-day facial into a quick, accessible, and high quality service. If you’re looking for a deeper treatment, Heyday offers add-ons to their facials, including Gua Sha, Diamond Tip Microdermabrasion, Light Therapy, and a Professional Peel. Once you’re finished with your facial, a specialist will recommend a personalized at-home skin care routine, or, you can check their blog here for even more expert advice.
Great Jones Spa: Famous for their incredible three-story indoor waterfall and Water Lounge, Great Jones Spa offers a huge selection of treatments from the basics, such as waxes and manicures, to specialized remedies like Reiki, Hot Stone Massages, and more. All treatments of $100 or more come with two hours of free access to the Water Lounge, along with a pair of slippers, a robe, and locker amenities. Or, if you don’t have time for a treatment, stop in for a quick pick-me-up at their juice bar! Those coming with friends should also see their special offers for group bookings. Read more here.
FaceGym: The oft-Instagrammed, London-based FaceGym has their flagship US studio here in NoHo. Unlike typical treatments, FaceGym features high-energy exercises targeting specific muscles in the face to contour, lift and sculpt your complexion. If its been too long since your last treatment, come in for a Skin Reset, or make it a routine with the Express Workout. At FaceGym, trainers will help you improve your skin’s blood circulation, collagen production and cell-renewal. For more information about studio sessions, see here.
Maternal Massage and More: This NoHo spot is tucked away in an office building and focuses primarily on pregnancy, maternity, and newborn-focused treatments. They also offer couples training so you can implement massage therapy with a partner into your labor plan. This spa spot also offers other services like Mayan Abdominal Massage and CranioSacral Therapy. Read more here.
ORA: This acupuncture studio on East 4th Street offers a healing escape from everyday life through a variety of health services. Along with acupuncture, Ora offers facials and other add-ons including Gua Sha, Cupping, and E-Stim. Their treatments focus on targeting and eliminating pain, improving sexual, mental and emotional health, and bolstering immunity and digestion. And, when you’re done with your acupuncture session, check out ORA’s drink menu, which offers teas and tonics specifically formulated to bring the body, mind and spirit back into harmony. To book a service or to read more about their mission, see their website here.
Il Girasole: A classic nail salon, Il Girasole offers basic treatments like waxing, manicures, and pedicures at an affordable price point. If you’re looking for a real bargain, their package deals offer lets you mix and match their services for even greater savings. And, if you’re a student at NYU, you’ll get 10% off all offerings at Il Girasole too! Learn more here.
Brow Zone: This minimalist spot on West 4th Street is known as “a simple salon with sophisticated service.” They offer beauty treatments such as laser hair removal, eyebrow threading, and eyelash extensions. If you’re preparing for a special event, be sure to inquire about their professional henna services and bridal packages. Read more about Brow Zone here.
GLOSSLAB: With locations all over New York and around the country, GLOSSLAB is known for its incredible nail art and luxury manicures. Their mission is to empower their clients through the power of polish and to enhance the nail experience with innovation and efficiency. Whether you’re looking to step up your nail game, or just want to maintain healthy hands, GLOSSLAB is the perfect place for you. If its your first time, check our their new client Buy One Get One promotion here, or, to learn more about their mission see their website here.