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New York's 38 Best Beauty Stores, Spas, and Salons

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Beauty in New York ranges from tiny no-name nail salons to palaces of hair care that charge thousands of dollars and get name-checked on Gossip Girl. Given the variety, diversity, and sheer number of salons and shops, it's probably impossible to pull together a purely objective list of the the 38 best beauty destinations in the city. But that's not going to stop us from trying.

Below, you'll find a mapped guide to New York's most widely respected, most commonly name-checked, most frequently Yelp-recommended beauty spots. We know it's not comprehensive, but if you're trying to make sense of the local beauty landscape, it's certainly a start. Did we miss your favorite? Do you have a comment on any of the inclusions? Let us know in the comments, or send us an email at tips@racked.com.

Want to know where else to shop? Presenting the first-ever Racked Beauty 38 from our sister sites Los Angeles, Chicago, and Racked National.

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Frédéric Malle

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Kiehl’s Spa 1851

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Bergdorf Beauty Level

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Underground at Le Parker Meridien

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Red Door Spa

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Bumble & Bumble

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Sephora Meatpacking District

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Jo Malone

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Aedes de Venustas

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Trump Soho

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Benefit

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Space NK

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The Drawing Room

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Sam Brocato Salon

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Miss Jessie's Salon

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Devachan Salon

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MiN New York

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Fox & Boy

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Bond No. 9

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Completely Bare

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Blush Nail Lounge

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Jin Soon

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Strip: Ministry of Waxing, Browhaus

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Le Labo

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Valley Nails

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Tommy Guns

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Tenoverten

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CB I Hate Perfume

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Woodley & Bunny

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Persons of Interest

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Frédéric Malle

Kiehl’s Spa 1851

Bergdorf Beauty Level

Exhale

Shobha

Underground at Le Parker Meridien

Red Door Spa

Drybar

Inglot

Blow