Now that it’s a few weeks into January, it’s time to start getting serious about your 2012 New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve decided to eat healthier, start a new exercise routine or learn something new—we at the Morningsider believe that hard work goes a little farther when we take at least a moment out to rejuvenate our mind, body and spirit…To help you add some TLC to your busy lives, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite luxurious, yet affordable Harlem spas.

Turning Heads Salon & Day Spa

In 2002, the already well-known and respected Turning Heads Salon expanded to become Harlem’s only full service salon and spa.

This spa and hair salon has not only managed to secure their place as a trendsetter in the world of natural hair care, relaxed styling, and color, but they also offer a wide selection of fabulous new spa techniques.

Turning Heads offers facial and body treatments for all skin types, massages, mani/pedis, as well as makeup and eyelash application for special occasions! While you’re there, be sure to check out their extensive offering of high quality skincare and hair products and ask about their ongoing events and promotions!

Turning Heads Salon & Day Spa encourages you to make an appointment or book a consultation in advance by calling (212) 828-4600. Turning Heads is located on 218 Lenox Avenue at 121st Street.


Cynergy Spa Harlem

 Great news! Cynergy Spa has undergone a recent makeover, and is now able to offer an even more relaxing spa experience. Cynergy features amazing facials and back treatments that are sure to leave you relaxed and with clear, baby-soft skin. If you’re looking to detoxify, exfoliate and revitalize your skin, be sure to check out their great variety of body polishes, mud treatments, scrubs and wraps.

For an even more indulgent experience, we suggest you check out Cynergy’s massages and spa packages, which combine facials and body treatments for the ultimate spa day! For more information and booking please call Cynergy Spa at (212) 491-7800. Cynergy is located at 207 West 135th Street at 8th Avenue.

Harlem Skin Clinic

At Harlem Skin Clinic, their mission is to provide “natural solutions for all skin types.” HSC provides numerous skin care services, including a variety of facials, microcurrent therapy and peels.  Additionally, once the highly trained team of estheticians, massage therapists, acupuncturists and beauty experts help you achieve your healthiest skin, they work with you to maintain it and when you determine which treatment is best suitable for your skin type, you have the option to purchase a series or package.

HSC is also much more than a spa – it also offers a broad range of workshops for those who would like to pursue careers in the beauty, health and wellness.  For more information and for booking an appointment, please call (917) 723-7162. Harlem Skin Clinic is located inside Land Yoga at 2116 Frederick Douglass Boulevard at 8th Avenue.

We hope everyone is having a terrific 2012 so far and that your year is filled with rest, relaxation and beauty!