With their combined experience in holistic medicine and aesthetic beauty, sisters Samantha and Crystal Hamilton teamed up to launch this chic spa. The pair is committed to avoiding harsh chemicals and practices, instead opting for natural, therapeutic beauty services ($10–$150) and facial treatments ($85–$130). The decor reflects the Zen aesthetic: In between treatments, customers can lounge in one of the three Victorian-influenced rooms while relaxing with meditation books and enjoying a gratis cup of detoxifying herbal tea. Treatments include deep-tissue rubdowns (55mins, $95; 80mins, $130), which combine aromatherapy, heat therapy and deep kneading to soothe tense muscles; and anti-aging facials (70mins, $115) that seek to erase wrinkles through a combination of massage and enzyme-peel therapy. You can also get a natural-looking glow with organic spray tans ($30–$45). On your way out, be sure to pick up products from natural California brand Arcona ($20–$105) that are used in the spa, including anti-aging serums ($87) and hydrating gels ($38–$58).
Simple Skin Spa
|Venue name:||Simple Skin Spa|
72-09 Grand Ave
|Cross street:||between 72nd Pl and 72nd St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Wed 11am–8pm, Thu 10am–9pm, Fri 10am–8pm, Sat 10am–7pm, Sun 11am–6pm|
|Transport:||Bus: Q58 bus or Q59 bus|