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Brooklyn Spa Directory 2006

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Listed below are Brooklyn spas and the services and products they offer. Unless otherwise noted, a basic facial and basic massage are one-hour treatments.

Spa protocol

• When making your appointment, let the spa know if you prefer a man or a woman to perform your services. Don’t wait until you show up — it could be too late for them to accommodate you.

• Arrive 15 minutes early for your appointment, so you have time to unwind and check in. If you’re late, the time could come out of your treatment.

• Go to the bathroom before your service.

• Generally, expect to give 48 hours notice when canceling an appointment. Many spas will charge a fee if you give less notice.

• Always share any medical problems or special considerations you have with the therapist or aesthetician — especially if you have allergies or sensitive skin. Also let them know if you prefer a deep tissue massage or lighter touch.

• Expect to tip 15 to 20 percent on all services, and to pay the tip in cash. Many spas won’t add the tip to your charge receipt, but use small envelopes for gratuities.

• Occasionally, service offers are made to you in the midst of the treatment. Before you agree, ask if an additional fee will be charged.

• If the spa doesn’t have a locker room, you’ll need to bring your valuables into the treatment room with you. Be sure to shut off your mobile phone. You’ll be glad you did.

Aria Spa and Wellness Center
(at Rehabilitation Medicine Sports Services) 189 Montague St. at Court Street, Suite 700, in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 852-7073, www.remass.org/spa and www.brooklynspa.com.
Basic facial: $90; basic massage: $90. Open since December 2004, Aria Spa is affiliated with Dr. Carol V.R. De Costa’s Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Services center, ReMASS. Uses the Italian product line Gerard’s. Offers massages (including medical, pregnancy, hot stone), facials (including teen and pre-teen), body treatments and acupuncture. Botox, Restylane injections and laser hair reduction are part of the new medical spa. Infrared sauna use is complimentary with body treatments and massages. Ask about spa parties for up to 10 people. Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Open Monday through Saturday by appointment.

Area Treatment Center/Emporium
281 Smith St. at Sackett Street in Cobble Hill, (718) 624-3157, www.areabrooklyn.com.
Basic facial: $90; basic massage: $85. Uses Dr. Hauschka and Jurlique products. Offers facials, massages (including prenatal) and body treatments. Receive a free yoga class on day of treatment or the following day. Special packages available, such as the “Essentials,” that includes a basic facial and massage for $165. Also operates a yoga studio and four baby stores that offer toys, cribs, clothes and more. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Body By Brooklyn Spa and Lounge

275 Park Ave. at Washington Avenue in Clinton Hill, (718) 923-9400, www.bodybybrooklyn.com.
Basic facial: $90; basic 55-minute massage: $90. This 10,000-square-foot spa palace opened in March, sporting 10 treatment rooms (including private suites for two); a spacious lounge with full bar, tapas menu and fireplace; wet lounge with cedar sauna and steam rooms, Jacuzzi and showers; locker room with private showers; numerous plasma screen TVs; gym room; thermal and cold dip pools; product boutique. Offers facials (including gentleman’s hot towel facial), massages (including hot stone, pre- or post-natal), hair and scalp treatments, body treatments (including mud wrap), reflexology and waxing. Also has “platza” treatment — tapping and scrubbing with broom made of oak leaves — in their Russian steam room. Uses Babor, Spa Technology and Red Flower products. Closed Mondays. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Read more about Body By Brooklyn Spa and Lounge in this issue.

Bruno Salon and Spa
6911 Shore Road at 69th Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 921-0736, www.brunosalonandspa.com.
Basic 75-minute facial: $65; basic 55-minute massage: $70. In addition to facials and massages, this full-service hair salon and spa offers pedicures and manicures, Light Concept Nails, makeup application, hair treatments, hair styling and coloring, body treatments and waxing. Dr. Louis Tranese, of the in-house MedAesthetics Clinic, offers photo rejuvenation, Botox, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal and injectable fillers. Ask about special event (wedding and prom night) services. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.
Read more about Body By Bruno Salon and Spa in this issue.

Cue
8705 Third Ave. at 87th Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 921-4678.
Basic facial: $62; basic massage: $72. Open since Feb. 3, 2005 this full-service salon and spa offers body treatments, facials, massages, ultrasonic microdermabrasion, haircuts and color, Japanese hair straightening, makeup applications and waxing. Uses Dr. Murad products. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Clothing boutique and spa open daily; salon services by appointment only.

Creative Hair and Spa
326 Ninth St. at Fifth Avenue in Park Slope, (718) 788-8796.
Basic facial: $60; basic massage: $60. Open since 1985. Offers hair cut and color, skincare, permanent makeup, spa manicures, spa pedicures, nail sculpting, facials, massage treatments (including hot stone). Gift certificates and gift packages available. Use Repechage, Pevonia, Dinur and Dr. Nona products. Offer prom hair and makeup specials and bridal packages. Accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Cynergy Spa
87 Fort Greene Place at Fulton Street in Fort Greene, (718) 403-9242, www.cynergyspa.com.
Basic facial: $95; basic massage: $95. Open since February 2003, Cynergy Spa renovated in December 2005. It has spacious treatment rooms and a Jacuzzi. Services include facials, microdermabrasion, massage, body treatments (such as the new citrus body polish, De Islands’ brown sugar scrub or sea salt scrub), massage for hands and feet and waxing. Uses Phytomer products. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Sundays.

David James A Salon & Day Spa
6171 Strickland Ave. at Mill Avenue in Mill Basin, (718) 444-4040.
Basic facial: $75; basic massage: $75. Open since 1967, this full-service salon and spa has eight treatment rooms and offers facials, massage, body treatments, manicures, pedicures, hair care, electrolysis, microdermabrasion (using tourmaline-based Aveda products), waxing and eyebrow reshaping. Full retail product and makeup center. Specialize in bridal hair and makeup and airbrushing makeup. Uses Phytomer, Peter Thomas Roth and Repechage products. Offers head to toe chocolate treatments. American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover. Closed Mondays.

Dermacare of Brooklyn Heights

122 Atlantic Ave. at Henry Street, (718) 625-7546, www.dermacareusa.com.
Dermacare medical spa, owned and operated by doctors Ngozi Keshinro and Oyenike Kilanko, opened in January 2006 and specializes in tightening, lifting, smoothing and rejuvenating the skin without surgery. Dermacare offers a full range of non-invasive, medical aesthetic procedures: microdermabrasion, chemical peels, acne treatments, laser skin treatment and hair removal, and injection treatments (Botox and Restylane). Clinic includes four treatment rooms, a consultation room and a conference room. Visit Web site for information on next open house. Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Read more about Dermacare of Brooklyn Heights in this issue.

Diva Salon & Spa
72 Henry St. at Orange Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222-0400.
Basic facial: $45; basic massage: $50. Open for six and a half years, this full-service hair salon offers facials, massage, hair cut and coloring, Japanese hair straightening, manicures, pedicures, makeup application, permanent makeup and waxing. MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

d’mai urban spa

157 Fifth Ave. at Lincoln Place in Park Slope, (718) 398-2100, www.dmaiurbanspa.com.
Basic facial: $95; basic massage: $95. Offers massage therapy, facials, microdermabrasion, body treatments (including new “ohana” ginger grass bamboo scrub), pedicure, scalp treatment, green tea acid peel, manicures, pedicures and waxing. Features a Couple’s Cabana for side-by-side massages. D’mai, which opened in February 2004, has six treatment rooms and carries Sonya Dakar, Dermalogica and Emergin-Z products. Gift certificates and spa packages available. Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

DownTime Day Spa
115 N. Seventh St. at Berry Street in Williamsburg, (718) 218-9680, www.downtimespa.com.
Basic facial: $75; basic massage: $75. Offers an array of facials, phyto peel, microdermabrasion, body treatments, massage, reflexology, full-service hair salon, manicures, pedicures, dry-heat sauna, tanning and airbrush tanning. Uses Dermalogica skin care line. Group spa packages available. American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Garden available in season. Closed Mondays.

Elan Salon & Day Spa

157 Seventh Ave. at Garfield Place in Park Slope, (718) 789-1700.
Basic facial: $50; basic massage: $60. Offers haircuts and colorings, waxing, manicures and pedicures, facials, electrolysis, eyelash and eyebrow tints, ear piercing. Accepts MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Element Beauty Lounge
73 Fifth Ave. at Prospect Place in Park Slope, (718) 398-2969, www.elementbeauty.com.
Basic facial: $80; basic massage: $80. Open for five months, this lounge offer facials, massages, manicures, waxing, pedicures and eyelash tinting. Uses Yonka Paris products. Products for sale in showcase. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily (except for some holidays).

Emilia’s Downtown Studio
435 Court St. at Third Place in Carroll Gardens, (718) 624-7587. www.emiliasplace.com.
Basic facial: $60; basic massage: $70. Emilia Chiaro, transformed her children’s hair salon Little Angels into this salon and spa in March 2005. Emilia’s offers facials, massages, waxing, tanning, manicures, pedicures and hairstyling, cutting and coloring. Keeping with the tradition of Little Angels, there is a children’s section in the salon, where the little ones can get their hair trimmed while sitting in a fire engine, tractor or a BMW chair. Accepts MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

Frajean Salon
69 Seventh Ave. at Berkeley Street in Park Slope, (718) 622-4448.
Basic facial: $50; basic massage: $50. Open since April 2005, this bi-level hair salon and spa also has an extensive accessories boutique including handbags and Swarovksi crystal jewelry. In their two spa treatment rooms, they offer waxing, massages and facials. Use Dinur products. On weekdays, Frajean hosts Diva spa parties for young girls’ birthdays or other special events, including mini-facial, make-up application, hairstyle and gift bags for groups of 10 to 15. Later in the spring, spa services will also be offered in their garden. Accept American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.
Read more about Frajean Salon in this issue.

Goldy’s Clinic
265 Avenue U at Lake Street in Gravesend, (718) 265-2499, www.goldysclinic.com.
Basic facial: $70; basic massage: $80. Open since 1995, Goldy’s Clinic offers facials, massages, body treatments, body-slimming machines, acupuncture, laser hair removal, colon hydrotherapy and permanent makeup. La Roche Posay, Obagi and Guinot products. American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Saturdays.

Hibiscus Day Spa
558A Halsey St. at Stuyvesant Avenue in Stuyvesant Heights, (718) 573-0831, (866) 573-0831, www.hibiscusdayspa.com.
Basic facial: $110; basic massage: $90. Hibiscus Day Spa, which opened in February, offers body polishes (including lemon sugar body polish), facials, massages, manicures, pedicures and waxing in 1,200 square foot facility, including three treatment rooms. Has lounge, dietician for private consultation, skincare product boutique and Vichy shower. Offers “Mobile Spa to Go,” bridal parties and prom parties. Packages available, including “The Brownstoner”: Swedish massage, Caribbean Queen facial and signature manicure. Closed Mondays. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.
Read more about Hibiscus Day Spa in this issue.

The HomeSpa
300 Court St. at Douglass Street in Cobble Hill, (718) 596-8668, www.homespa.com.
Basic 75-minute facial: $90; basic 75-minute massage: $85. The HomeSpa uses their own brand of products as well as the Dermalogica line for facials. Four treatment rooms offer facials, photo rejuvenation, massages, body treatments and waxing. Services for kids and teens. Discount available when using The HomeSpa Gift Card. Check Web site for upcoming promotions. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Il Camelion Salon & Day Spa

326 Seventh Ave. at Eighth Street in Park Slope, (718) 788-1700. www.ilcamelionsalonspa.com.
Basic facial: $85; basic massage: $95. Uses Aveda products in its services and offers haircuts and coloring, massage therapy, facials, body treatments, waxing and makeup services. For more information about Il Camelion’s products visit www.aveda.com. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

Irene Dinov Aveda Concept Salon and Spa
119 Montague St. at Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 855-5900.
Basic massage: $65; basic facial: $65. Full-service hair salon and spa offers skincare, facials, microdermabrasion (with Aveda product), massage, waxing, body treatments (including mud wraps) manicures and pedicures. Coming soon: laser hair removal and photo facials. Uses Aveda products. Accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover. Open daily.

Lifestyles for Body & Soul Day Spa
185 Atlantic Ave. at Court Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 797-3062.
Basic facial: $75. This full-service hair salon and spa offers packages and a wide array of treatments including manicures, pedicures, facials, glycolic peel, waxing, tanning and body treatments. MasterCard and Visa. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Magnolia Day Spa
124 Bedford Ave. at North 10th Street in Williamsburg, (718) 599-5780, www.magnoliabeautyspa.com.
Basic 75-minute facial: $60; basic massage: $70. Open since July 2001, this spa offers facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, body treatments, bronzing application, microdermabrasion and waxing. Dinur and Glymed products. American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Sundays.

Nu Yu Day Spa

43 Clifton Place at Grand Avenue in Clinton Hill, (718) 783-2616, www.nuyudayspa.com.
Basic facial: $70; basic massage: $80. Open since December 2003, this spa offers facials, massages (including mommy-to-be), body treatments, waxing, silk wraps for nails, manicures and pedicures. GM Collin and Creative Spa products. American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

119 Smith Street Spa
119 Smith St. at Dean Street in Boerum Hill, (718) 643-0087.
Basic facial: $80; basic massage: $80. Open since November 2004, this spa offers anti-aging facials (including the Botinol treatment), body scrubs, massages, manicures, pedicures and waxing. The recently renovated space now offers two separate rooms, one for massage and one for facials. Spa packages and gift certificates available. Series discounts. Use Dermalogica and GM Collin products. Also carry Color Science mineral makeup. Accepts MasterCard and Visa. Closed Tuesdays.

O Spa
7606 Third Ave. at 76th Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 833-8811, www.ospany.com.
Basic facial: $65; basic massage: $80. O Spa, which opened in November 2005, offers massage (including Thai Herbal), facials, ear candling, body treatments (including Moor mud), waxing, manicures, pedicures, make-up application, eyelash extenders, laser tattoo removal and permanent makeup. Also offer an array of slimming treatments and breast enhancing treatment. Members receive discounts. Sauna and locker rooms available for female customers only. Gift certificates and packages available. Open daily. Accepts American Express, Discover MasterCard and Visa.

Oricao Hairstudio Nails & Spa

224-B Atlantic Ave. at Court Street in Boerum Hill, (718) 858-1920, www.oricao.com.
Facials: $75; massage: $75. Oricao, which celebrated its second anniversary last month, offers waxing (including Brazilian), manicures, pedicures, body treatments, reflexology, facials, massages, and eyelash tinting. Offers bridal makeup and hair services. Walk-ins welcome for most services. Facials and massage by appointment only. Astara products. Gift packages available. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays.

Pilo Arts Day Spa & Salon
8412 Third Ave. at 84th Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 748-7411, www.piloarts.com.
Basic 55-minute facial: $73; basic 55-minute massage: $83. Full service hair salon offering manicures, pedicures, makeup application, light concept nails, Japanese hair straightening, haircuts and hair color. The spa offers facials (including oxygen blast, four layer, collagen regeneration, Botinol), massages, waxing (including Brazilian), wraps, lash and brow dye, reflexology, scrubs, microdermabrasion and electrolysis. Recently added spray tanning to their services. Outdoor garden available in season. Offers extensive wedding services including a bridal headpiece boutique. Dermatology seminars are hosted by Dr. David Biro of the Cosmetic & Laser Center of Bay Ridge; RSVP required. Dermalogica products used for facials. Also use GM Collin products in addition to their own skincare line. Gift cards and series discounts available. American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

Rom Pal
319 Sixth Ave. at Second Street in Park Slope, (718) 965-9149.
Basic facial: $45; basic massage: $60. Offers European style massages, facials (including acid peels and collagen treatments), body wraps, waxing, manicures, pedicures and electrolysis. Uses Janssen Cosmetics products from Germany. MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

Sage Spa
405 Fifth Ave. at Seventh Street, 2nd floor, in Park Slope, (718) 832-2030, www.sagebrooklyn.com.
Basic massage: $80; basic facial: $95. Open since June 2004, Sage offers licensed massage therapy (including certified prenatal massage), facials and reflexology. If you visit during your birthday month, you’ll get 10 percent off on all services. Offers series discounts. MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Shibumi

(at Eastern Athletic Club) 43 Clark St. at Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 625-0500; also at New York Marriott Brooklyn, 333 Adams St. at Johnson Street, fourth floor, in Downtown Brooklyn, (718) 330-0007.
Basic facial: $75; basic massage: $80. Patrons do not have to be members of Eastern Athletic to use most of the club’s classes, swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. (Eastern Athletic Club members get a discount on Shibumi services.) Offers facials, massages, body treatments and waxing. Uses Decleor products. Discounted packages available. Accepts American Express, Visa and MasterCard; if paying with cash, must bring exact change. Brooklyn Heights location is closed Mondays. The Marriott satellite location offers massage only and is also closed on Mondays.

Spring Thyme

144 Montague St. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 260-9379; also 131 Seventh Ave. at Carroll Street, 2nd floor in Park Slope, (718) 230-1838, www.springthymeny.com.
Basic facial: $85; basic massage: $70. Services offered include massage, acupuncture, herbology, body scrub and waxing. Currently offer a 20 percent discount on all treatments. Seventh Avenue location doesn’t offer facials. Manhattan location: 75 Nassau St. at Fulton Street in Manhattan. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Studio 19 Salon and Spa
1610 E. 19th St. at Kings Highway in Midwood, (718) 336-7373.
75-minute facial: $65; basic 50-minute massage: $70. Primarily uses Decleor, Guinot, Jurlique and GM Collin products. Has 10 treatment rooms. Studio 19 offers a hair salon, manicures and pedicures, electrolysis, waxing, facials, massages, makeup and body treatments. Studio 19 also sells accessories, hair care products and make-up. Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Studio Fryzura

78 Clark St. at Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 522-1222.
Basic massage: $65; basic facial: $65. Renovated in October 2003, Studio Fryzura is a full-service salon offering facials, massages, manicures, pedicures, microdermabrasion, waxing and body treatments. Uses Aveda products. Accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Tantra Day Spa

(at Cavale Tonuzi Salon) 8211 Third Ave. at 82nd Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 748-9880, www.cavaletonuzi.com.
Basic facial: $80; basic massage: $80. This location offers an Aveda Lifestyle store, full service hair salon and spa. On site chef creates healthy salads, sandwiches and drinks (protein, wheat grass, carrot and more) at the light bar. Services include eyebrow threading, makeup application, facials, waxing, microdermabrasion, micro crystal peel, manicures and pedicures, Cool Glide laser hair removal (done by physician), massages and body treatments. Tantra offers discounts (when pre-purchased) for a series of facials, massages and eyebrow threading sessions. Garden available in the spring. Spa is available to rent for private events (bridal and corporate). Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

Tapestry
107 Montague St. at Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 522-1202.
Basic facial: $70. Primarily use Dermalogica products. Services include facials, waxing, manicures, pedicures and a full-service hair salon. Outdoor garden available in season. American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

The Spa
8806 Third Ave. at 88th Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 921-6100, www.thespanewyork.com.
Basic massage: $70; basic facial: $80. Primarily uses Matis products and the Guinot line. Services include massages (shiatsu, pre-natal, reflexology, hot stone), body treatments (including Parafango Spanish sea mud, blue corn + soothing lavender exfoliate), facials (including caviar, teen acne), tan application, microdermabrasion, manicures, pedicures, makeup application, threading hair removal and waxing (including Brazilian). Series discounts and packages available. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

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NAILCARE

Dashing Diva
129 Smith St. at Dean Street in Boerum Hill, (718) 875-1210, www.dashingdiva.com.
Open since June 2005, this nail spa and boutique offers Virtual Nails, wraps, UV gels, silk wraps, acrylics, Tailor Fit pre-colored nails. Also offers a variety of manicures and manicures (including services for little girls and men), waxing (including Brazilian), massage, reflexology. Accommodates bachelorette parties, birthday parties, and offers free Cosmopolitans with any service on Thursdays and Fridays (from 5 to 9 pm). American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Open daily.

Mirai Wellness Nail Spa
670 Fulton St. at South Portland in Fort Greene, (718) 875-0369, www.miraiwellnessspa.com.
Basic facial: $80. This nail spa, which opened in June 2005, offers a variety of facials (including a “back facial”), manicures, pedicures (including hot stone spa pedicure), waxing, acrylic nails and UV gel nails. Uses Sani-Jet footbaths in pedicures; new filter with each customer. Open daily. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. .


HOLISTIC THERAPIES

Cornerstone Healing
476 Court St. at Fourth Place in Carroll Gardens, (718) 254-4075, www.cornerstonehealing.net.
Basic massage: $90; 30-minute facial massage: $50. Cornerstone Healing, which opened in December 2002, offers acupuncture (the “acupuncture facelift” is especially popular, said co-owner Peggy Regis), massage (including “tui na”), cupping, herbal remedies, Moxibustion (heat therapy), aromatherapy and reflexology. Offers packages for patients who wish to stop smoking or lose weight. Retail store offers Yu Be, Pure Inventions (green tea extract), Rica (body lotions, scrubs and moisturizers) and Silk Moon products. Accepts American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard. Closed Sundays.

Opal Center for Massage and Allied Therapies

158 Fifth Ave. at Douglass Street in Park Slope, (718) 857-6183, www.opalcenter.com.
Basic 70-minute massage: $85. The center provides Swedish-based massages from licensed massage therapists. Sessions are priced according to length, no matter how many modalities are employed. Opal Center also offers shiatsu and Thai massage, aromatherapy, hot stones, hot packs, compresses, flower essences and by special arrangement: reiki, cranial-sacral therapy or meditation. Carries own line of massage oils, made on premises. Series discounts available. Accepts MasterCard and Visa. Open daily by appointment only.

Remedy
79 Atlantic Ave. at Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 797-8797, www.remedyme.com.
Basic massage: $80. Proprietor Stacey Brosnan, a nurse practitioner, herbalist and certified nurse midwife, offers a wide array of therapies practiced by licensed professionals. Services for “women and the people they love” include one-on-one holistic health counseling, herbal and nutritional remedies, aromatherapy consultation, acupuncture, facial rejuvenation, reiki, therapeutic bodywork and reflexology. Consulting services address the continuum of women’s concerns from PMS to breastfeeding to menopause. Retail store offers Dr. Hauschka and FemSurge. Therapeutics herbal tonics, custom-blended medicinal teas, nutritional supplements and skin care products. Accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. Closed Sundays.

Sandoony USA
1158 McDonald Ave. at Avenue I in Midwood, (718) 951-9000, www.sandoonyusa.com.
This Russian bath house offers dry Russian sauna, wet Finnish sauna, Turkish steam room, lap pool, cold plunge, Jacuzzi and restaurant with full bar. Open daily.

Therapy
115 Grand St. at Berry Street in Williamsburg, (718) 486-0370.
Basic massage: $85. Offers massage, reiki, acupuncture, zero balancing and reflexology. Uses Dr. Hauschka and Cathlene Lewis products. Therapy has a retail store, offering clothing, jewelry, products for the home, skincare and body care, candles, fresh flowers, plants and bulbs, loose leaf teas, silkscreen underwear, hand-made gifts items for men, such as ties, and skin care products for men. Spa packages and gift certificates available. Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Mondays.

Xing Lin Healing Arts

401 Court St. at Second Place in Carroll Gardens, (718) 246-1806. www.xinglinarts.com
Basic massage: $80. Offers acupuncture, massages (including Rolfing), herbal medicine, nutrition counseling, homeopathy and naturopathic medicine. MasterCard and Visa. Open Monday through Saturday by appointment only..

STORES

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Gift Shop
1000 Washington Ave. at Eastern Parkway, (718) 623-7280, www.bbg.org.
The garden’s gift shop carries Smackers Make Your Own Bath Gel and Lotion sets, and products by Burt’s Bees, Pre de Provence and Thymes. Will carry Thymes Kimono Rose line for “Hanami” (April 8-May 28). Also carries Davies Gate perfumes as well as candles and aromatherapy kits. Members receive a 10 percent discount.

Carolyn’s Comforts

P.O. Box 180138, Brooklyn, NY 11218-0138, (718) 633-9840, carolyn@boozbarz.com, www.boozbarz.com.
Carolyn Mustopa’s Kensington-based company sells her BoozBarz, handcrafted glycerin soaps, through her Web site. Among the scents are gin martini, Cosmopolitan, fuzzy navel, pina colada and apple martini.

Carol’s Daughter
1 S. Elliott Place at DeKalb Avenue in Fort Greene, (718) 596-1862, www.carolsdaughter.com.
Owner Lisa Price opened her Fort Greene store in 1999. Offers everything from shampoos and conditioners, to nail oils to body scrubs to products for baby to candles and incense. Carol’s Daughter’s best-selling fragrance oils include Groove, Almond Cookie, Jamaican Punch and Ecstasy. These and other scents are also available as eau de toilette. Don’t forget to look in the fridge for more products made of natural, fresh ingredients. Open daily. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

CVS Pharmacy
150 Court St. at Pacific Street in Cobble Hill, (718) 237-5866.
This store carries Scunci boar bristle hair brushes, Essence of Beauty pedicure tools, Loreal self-tanning towelettes and lotions and more. Open daily. Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa.

Karen’s Body Beautiful
436 Myrtle Ave. at Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill, www.karensbodybeautiful.com, (718) 797-4808.
Karen’s Body Beautiful offers natural, handmade body and bath products for women (available in 24 scents) and men (available in 12 scents). Aromatherapy products are available in 50 single-note essential oils and nine blends. Open daily. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Lavender Blue
8702 Third Ave. at 87th Street in Bay Ridge, (718) 748-0322.
Carries bath and body products for infants to adults, men and women. Carries all of Burt’s Bees products, their own line of facial masks and foot care products, European shea-butter based soaps, and all-natural California Baby products. Also have candles, candle holders, incense and home scents, bath accessories including pillows, sleeping masks, shaving gear for men, loofahs and natural sea sponges. Open daily. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Pamper Me Bath Shop
7 Greene Ave. at Fulton Street in Fort Greene, (718) 596-6450, www.pampermebathshop.com.
Owner Teresa Douglas handcrafts own line of soaps using the cold process method. Among them are pear & chamomile, blackberry sage with Moroccan red clay, jasmine with Kaolin clay, goat milk with loofah, and honey & oatmeal soaps. Assorted colors. Shop also carries own, handmade line of sugar or salt scrubs and body lotions, home scents in diffuser bottles. Has Sweets and Scents soy candles, too. Can customize gift baskets. Open daily. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Tripoli Restaurant
156 Atlantic Ave. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 596-5800.
Owner Mohamad Salem’s family cultivates their own olive groves in Al Koura region of Lebanon, and they make their own natural products, including olive oil soap (which can be used on the hair and body) and Ancient Tree Olive Oil (unfiltered, extra virgin, cold-pressed, stone-crushed olive oil) which are available for purchase at the restaurant. Accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Closed Tuesdays.

Yaba Body
255 Flatbush Ave. at Sixth Avenue in Prospect Heights, (917) 676-7098.
This store carries only natural and organic bath and bodycare products for men, women and children including Burt’s Bees, Caswell-Massey, Crabtree & Evelyn, Shikai, Jane Carter Solution, Dr. Bronner’s, Alba and Kiehl’s. Also Annemarie Borlind skincare products. Also carry nutritional supplements, (not tested on animals) Beauty Without Cruelty cosmetics, household cleaning products, a wide range of loofahs, Pacifica soy candles and more. Can customize gift baskets. Open daily. Accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa.

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