BEAUTY

Treat Yourself: 10 Treatments Worth the Investment


Swimsuit season has arrived, which means it’s time for a little splurge — here, W editors share how they’re treating themselves before they hit the beach.

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The inspiration: “Back in the Limelight,” photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W magazine September 2016.

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“A mani/pedi at Jin Soon’s new Tribeca salon!” – Emilia Petrarca, Digital Associate Features Editor

JinSoon Tribeca Flagship, 37 Walker Street.

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“Velashape! It combines radio frequency with infrared light and vacuumed massage. It’s like the newer version of Endermologie. A friend of mine had it done and her results looked impressive. It usually takes 4-6 treatments, though. So it’s a commitment.” – Jane Larkworthy, Executive Beauty Director

Velashape contouring treatment, velashape.com.

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“With the crazy weather patterns that seem to be the new norm in New York City came even crazier changes with my skin. I took my dull, dehydrated and blotchy face to the celebrity skincare gurus at Mario Badescu—best decision I’ve ever made. The day after my European Facial, I saw a major transformation and vowed to make treatments part of my monthly routine.” – Chrystin Bunion, Executive Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Mario Badescu, mariobadescu.com.

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“Extra barre and pilates classes or more time with my trainers at the Dogpound. Swimsuit season is upon us…!” – Kristin Tice Studeman, Contributing Editor

The Dogpound, 1 Renwick Street.

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“Even after one treatment you see the difference in complexion and a reduction in fine lines. Not to mention it also helps alleviate harm cause to sun damaged skin!” – Gillian Sagansky, Contributing Writer

Clear and Brilliant with Dr. Marnie Nussbaum, drmarnienussbaum.com.

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“I really want to get a full body scrub and hydrating wrap at Juvenex. After a long winter, my skin probably needs some exfoliating before really seeing the sun.” –Samantha Andriano Social Media Manager

Juvenex, juvenexspanyc.com.

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“I love using oils on my skin, especially in summer. And this one smells so amazing.” – Karin Nelson, Senior Features Editor

African Botanics Neroli Infused Marula Oil, $140, net-a-porter.com.

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“I plan to start the summer off right, with a cleansing charcoal facial from Ling Skincare.” – Sarah Leon, Digital Editorial Director

Ling Skincare, lingskincare.com.

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“I am still nervous to get on the cryotherapy trend while I have only heard positive results from friends and family.” – Grace Fuller, Jewelry Editor

KryoLife, kryolifehealth.com.

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“Five, five-minute monthly sessions will get my underarms and bikini line set for next summer. The laser combines a vacuum-like technique to remove hair in larger patches, and a specialized cooling mechanism to maximize comfort while treating smaller or more sensitive spots. So far, I’ve done one, and it really doesn’t hurt.” – Mia Adorante, Associate Beauty Editor

LightSheer Desire Laser with Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank, pfrankmd.com.