The Geisha Facial is a Top-10 Must-Do!

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Perfect 10: This week’s must-do’s

BUDGET BEAUTY Splurge during New York City Spa Week 2009, when scores of salons and spas offer services for a song. Test those treatments like Shizuka’s $180 geisha “bird poop” facialfor just $50 each. Thru Sun. (Visit for participating spas.)

TUNE IN “SNL’s” Fred Armisen hosts the N.Y. premiere of the “Ashes of American Flags” Wilco documentary at the IFC Center. A discussion with directors Brendan Canty (from Fugazi) and Christoph Green follows the show. ($15, 7 p.m., 323 Sixth Ave., at Third St., 212-924-7771)

HAPPY HORS D’OEUVRES Sip 2-for-1 house-infused vodka drinks at Pravda. Buy your friend a drink ($13) and yours is on the house. Or sample Eastern European bites like olives, pickled mushrooms or hard- boiled eggs for $4 apiece. (Free admission, 5-8 p.m., 281 Lafayette St., 212-226-4944)

SAMPLE SALE Snap up Kooba’s must-haves of the season with their spring sample sale, where handbags, totes and apparel are up to 80% off! (Free admission, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 141 W. 36th St., 3rd fl.,

TAX CUTS Salon Eiji launches free haircuts for the unemployed with “Pink Slip Pretty” for taxed-out New Yorkers. The first 50 new clients to schedule an appointment get a free cut when they bring their termination notice. (Free, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., 601 Madison Ave., at 57th St., 212-838-3454)

SWEDE FEET Swedish designers Mikael Soderlindh and Viktor Tell kick off their new Happy Socks line at Barneys. The hand-finished, unisex cotton cozies come in
bright colors and patterns for just $10 a pop. (Visit

LAUGH FOR LESS Check out a live talk show! CBS/NYC Presents: “How Dare You?” with Michelle Collins, featuring celebrity guests Veronica Webb and John Mulaney,
at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. ($5, 8 p.m., 307 W. 26th St., 212-366-9176)

FRESH FACE Makeup maven Bobbi Brown gives personal consults and tips to looking “Bobbi” beautiful at Bloomingdale’s today, while her elite Beauty Team offers free makeup lessons. (Free, Bobbi noon-2 p.m., lessons 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 59th St. & Third Ave., 212-705-2052)

SITTING PRETTY Shop for some flirty unmentionables while enjoying discount ‘dos at Prive salon’s “Lingerie and Locks.” Catriona MacKechnie’s lingerie and swimwear are 20% off, and Prive cuts, manicures and makeovers are 20% off, too. (Free admission, 310 West Broadway, between Canal and Grand Sts., 5-9 p.m., 212-274-8888)

BACK TO SCHOOL The delectable Zac Efron gets another shot at revisiting his high school days, this time in “17 Again,” which hits movie theaters.

By Nicole Lyn Pesce

Monday, April 13, 2009

New York Daily News



Other Shizuka New York Day Spa Press Coverage

Spa Week in New York City – Good Day New York (Fox 5) features the Geisha “Bird Poop” Facial as a must-do for Spa Week.

Eyelash Extensions NYC – reviews the Eyelash Extensions at Shizuka New York City Day Spa

New York Magazine Weddings – The wedding issue of New York Magazine lists Shizuka New York Day Spa as among the best in bridal beauty.

Extreme Facials – Shizuka Bernstein presented her Geisha Facial® on CBS’s The Early Show in a segment entitled “Facials that aren’t for the faint-of-heart.”

Complete 2009 Press Releases and Coverage