Has all the holiday shopping, cooking, cleaning, and running around left you stressed, steamed, and stewing? Relax. The spa elves have been busy devising wonderful new ways to slow down, unwind, de-stress. Here are a few of our favorites:
Open the Red Door
Four new holiday packages let you mix and match your favorite services. Want a facial or a massage, manicure and pedicure? You’ve got it. How about a facial and a massage, olive oil body glow, manicure, pedicure, and blowout? It’s in the bag, along with a gift-boxed Elizabeth Arden miniature fragrance collection. Prices start at $194.
Red Door Spas
Relax (and Rejuvenate) at Home
No need to battle holiday traffic to get a little TLC. Let Sarah Liffland, a licensed medical aesthetician come to you. Liffland uses medical grade products and techniques for quick, effective treatments. A deep cleansing is followed by a customized peel for your skin type (no downtime with the peel, just fresh glowing skin), extractions, a soothing mask and a treatment cream massaged into your skin. Just $125.
Face Forward Skin Care
Warm up your tootsies with this wonderful wintergreen pedicure. First a soak in tea tree oil with eucalyptus before the shaping of nails and filing off calluses. Then a heavenly scented pine nettle scrub on your calves and feet followed by massages with a quenching cream and a cooling sorbet to seal in moisture. For men and woman, full hour, $48.
Angelface Day Spa
322 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights
Sugar and Spice (This one is extra nice!)
After a refreshing and exfoliating sugar scrub, get wrapped up in pumpkin—a decadent body treatment designed to re-nourish dried-out depleted skin and sagging spirits. 90 minutes, Sugar Scrub and Pumpkin Wrap combo, $150 (Regularly $180).
Oasis Day Spa
50 Livingstone Ave, Dobbs Ferry
Stress Escape Package
This package covers all the beauty bases: a half-hour upper shoulder and back massage to de-stress; a half-hour facial mask (depending on skin type, either a pure collagen, caviar- collagen, or charcoal mask) to refresh, and a shampoo and blow dry to look fabulous. Valued at 135, special price $110.
Oggi Adam & Eve Salon and Spa
770 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale