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Allure Day Spa
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The best NYC spa treatments for men

Relax, refresh and restore your body—without sacrificing your manlihood—with treatments for men at NYC’s best spas

By Jennifer Picht

If you thought spa treatments were a lady thing, it's time to get with the perfectly relaxed and blemish-free program. New York City has a ton of great spas for men—spas that are perfect for soothing sore muscles, getting rid of razor burn and more. And with Father's Day around the corner, it's time to start getting creative with your gift for dear old Dad: Gift him a trip to a spa. In fact, may we suggest you treat your manly self to a spa excursion sometime? With so many great spas in NYC, it's officially time to reach for that luxury robe.

The Spa at the Out NYC
Photograph: Magda Biernat

Turkish hamam detox

The Out NYC Urban Resort, 510 W 42nd St between Tenth and Eleventh Aves (646-527-7940,

Rid your body of toxins with a Turkish hamam detox. Performed in a luxurious steam room, this treatment exfoliates and detoxifies the skin from head to toe and is followed by a full-body foam cleansing massage. 65mins $175
Aura Wellness Spa
Photograph: Paul Aresu

Water massage

Aura Wellness Spa, 49 W 33rd St between Fifth Ave and Broadway (800-692-3957,

For some private relaxation, a gentle body water massage is the perfect soothing treatment to relieve stress and ease achy muscles. The jet massage and vibration technology kneads the body in ways a hot tub just can’t compete. 60mins $100
Allure Day Spa
Photograph: Evelina Kremsdorf

Algae manicure/pedicure

Allure Day Spa & Hair Design, 139 E 55th St between Lexington and Third and Lexington Aves (212-644-5500,

It’s not girly; it’s hygienic. A therapeutic mineral bath for your hands and feet is a relaxing and restorative treatment worth trying. This treatment will give your skin additional softness—and don’t worry fellas, nail polish is not required. 90 mins $45
Body By Brooklyn
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Gentlemen’s facial

Body by Brooklyn, 275 Park Ave at Washington Ave, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn (718-923-9400,

Razor burn, begone! Specifically tailored for men, this facial offers relief from any skin irritations brought upon by shaving. The soothing procedure will brighten and completely restore your skin. $60 mins $134
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Sugaring hair removal

Living Fresh Men’s Spa, 44 W 22nd St between fifth and Sixth Aves (212-366-9080,

If waxing scares you (especially after the hilariously painful scene in The 40 Year Old Virgin), try this sugaring hair-removal treatment. Ancient Egyptians developed this all-natural recipe, which removes hair and leaves the skin with a clean, healthy glow. $35 and up

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