The most important ingredient is Uguisu no Fun, or powdered Nightingale Droppings, which is an old secret ingredient of the traditional kabuki actors and Geisha used to remove makeup.
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New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2008
SHIZUKA new york Spa is run by master aesthetician Shizuka Bernstein and offers the latest trend in skin care, the Geisha Facial. The new facial treatment is made from Nightingale droppings and has been coined the Bird Poop Facial by fans and curious spectators.
This latest skin care innovation is the secret to true Geisha beauty. The Geisha "Bird Poop" Facial "is made with all natural ingredients, including Japanese Rice Bran to brighten and soften skin complexion using natural enzymes," explains Bernstein. "The most important ingredient is Uguisu no Fun, or powdered Nightingale Droppings, which is an old secret ingredient of the traditional kabuki actors and Geisha used to remove makeup."
The Geisha Facial is named after the Geisha who have always been known for their clear porcelain, unblemished complexion. This beautiful appearance was later found to cause chronic skin problems because of the zinc in their facial powder. Geisha found a unique remedy when they discovered that the Uguisu no Fun could not only be used to remove makeup but also to brighten, heal and retexturize their skin.
"At SHIZUKA new york, the Geisha cosmetic secret is artfully revitalized for modern skin care treatment," says Bernstein. "The Uguisu no Fun is sanitized through exposure to ultraviolet light to kill bacteria before being finely milled into powder and is safe to use on the skin. The Japanese rice bran enhances the exfoliating ability and skin lightening properties. The Geisha Facial Treatment also includes skin cleansing and light extraction using the all-natural SHIZUKA new york Skincare System. The skin care treatment is completed with a hydrating camelia oil massage and a refreshing antioxidant Green Tea Collagen Mask."
Bernstein's modernization of the Geisha Facial maintains the beautification rituals of the Geisha and makes them accessible to all spa visitors. To celebrate a successful skin care treatment, all sessions end with an offering of gourmet Japanese teas and cookies in the Tranquility Lounge.
The Midtown Spa, located at 7 W 51st Street, has been featured in Allure Magazine, New York Magazine, Marie Claire, Shape, Essence, OK!, Women's Wear Daily, Time Out, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Baila, and Madame Figaro Japan. The spa has also been featured on Good Day New York, Fox News, CNBC and the Style Network.
SHIZUKA offers other signature facials, including the Micro Facial, Facial with LED, Lifting Facial, Lightening Facial and Photo Facial. Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion are also available. To complement the facial treatments, the spa also offers the latest in medical spa treatments, including Botox, Juvederm and Restylane.
The SHIZUKA new york Spa is a truly unique experience with award winning skin care treatment combined with a relaxing Zen atmosphere and warm, personal attention with a Japanese flair. To learn more about Shizuka New York and the Geisha "Bird Poop" Facial visit http://www.ShizukaNY.com.
About SHIZUKA new york:
SHIZUKA new york evolved from the cosmetology practice of master aesthetician Shizuka I. Bernstein and her work with the prominent Manhattan dermatologists Robert M. Bernstein M.D. (her husband) and Philip Bruder, M.D. Lauded as a "Skin Care Guru" by New York Magazine, Shizuka has had extensive training in medical aesthetics, electrology, Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for hair removal, and Light Emitting Diodes (LED) for photo-facials. Shizuka Bernstein has been bringing beauty and tranquility to Manhattan for over ten years. Since opening SHIZUKA new york Day Spa her treatments have gained notoriety in New York City, the United States and abroad.
In 2005 Bernstein introduced her own original line of skin care products. The SHIZUKA new york Skincare System was created using ingredients from around the world, including water from Mount Fuji, Sake, Green Tea, and Moroccan Lava Clay. SHIZUKA 's products have garnered praise from beauty editors and clients alike and have been featured in Women's Wear Daily, Zink, OK!, and in numerous Japanese publications including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, WWD, and Yahoo Japan. Bernstein was recently honored as a finalist in the Beauty and Fragrance Entrepreneur category of the Fashion Group International's 10th Annual Rising Star Awards for her Skincare System. In addition, SHIZUKA new york skin care products are now available for trial and purchase at the Marucollet Department Store in Tokyo.