This traditional Japanese facial is not your typical treatment as it contains an unusual ingredient: powdered nightingale droppings. Yes, bird shat. The excrement contains enzymes that exfoliate and brighten the skin, leaving it soft and vibrant looking. Who knew? The full treatment takes about 50 minutes and is available for $180 at Shizuka Day Spa.
Located at 7 West 51st Street (see map)
Whether you’re a sake lover or not, you’ve got to try this Sake and Rice Body treatment. This formula uses Japanese rice and sake to exfoliate the skin, eliminate toxins, and detoxify. The scent is absolutely amazing and after the treatment is rinsed off you are treated to a peach dry-oil massage. And the best part about trying this sake spa treatment? It won’t leave you hungover, just refreshed and relaxed! Try it out at Fresh Espace for $185.
Located at 1376 Third Ave (see map)
Yep, a facial for your ass! As you can imagine, this treatment is certainly unique. The fanny facial is a three-step process to smooth out your fanny with the use of exfoliation, micro-current therapy and then, an organic spray tan. Papaya mint body scrub is used for the exfoliation and the micro-current therapy is used to rid your buttocks of lumps while lifting and toning it. Get cheeky with this special treatment for $120 at Smooth Synergy Cosmedical Spa.
Located at 686 Lexington Ave. Suite 3N (see map)
Using caviar extract ingredients, this treatment is coated on your whole body. The treatment begins with a eucalyptus-scented banya sauna, and then you are slathered in a heated mud-caviar mixture. Talk about exquisite! After the caviar coating is done, you are then wrapped in warm towels, rinsed off, then treated to a calming eucalyptus oil rub down. Try this luxurious body treatment at Okeanos Club Spa for $120.
Located at 211 E. 51st St. (see map)