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Monday, March 19, 2012

Spa Slut: Mzia Shiman Spa in NYC

I heard about Mzia Shiman Spa via GiltCity. While other flash sites like Groupon and Lifebooker can be a bit of a crap-shoot (50% off a facial at a nail salon that calls itself a spa isn’t such a great deal), GiltCity has always been discerning when it comes to choosing spas partners.  They take the class up a notch by offering deals from elite spas like The PeninsulaTrump Soho, and Bliss.  I saw the deal for the Mzia Shiman Spa back in January offering a 60-minute facial and 30-minute reflexology treatment for $150 (usually $300) and thought I should give it  a try.  (To be honest, when any spa offers 50% off  on GiltCity, I tend to do little thinking and just click “buy”. I’m yet to be disappointed and the vouchers go quickly.)

Once I did my research to prep for my appointment  I was a little put off by the bare bones website — no photos, no prices, and very little information.  I didn’t let it get to me, since I knew GiltCity would never let me down.  After further research, I did find that Allure Magazine had named Mzia Shiman a “Skin Whisperer” and that she’s done facials for the likes of Naomi Campbell, Kirsten Dunst, and Dylan Lauren.  I let out a sigh of relief and quickly made my appointment. Read the rest of this entry »

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