NYC Beauty on a Budget: 10 Services Under $100

By Ryann Casey

Every beauty lover knows there is no better place to live than NYC. The city is filled with the coolest salons, chicest showrooms and some of the most talented beauty professionals in the world no matter what neighborhood you frequent. Unfortunately, a great beauty service typically comes with a high price tag.

Below are 10 of the best beauty services under $100, so you can fuel your beauty obsession without emptying your bank account.



149 Essex St.
New York, NY 10002


Chillhouse is a cool NYC manicure hot spot offering everything from a $15 basic manicure to signature nail designs utilizing the latest nail on trend nail colors and techniques.

Eyebrow Wax

BenefIt Brows A Go Go

177 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011


The brow experts at Benefit offer up a full brow bar menu ranging from a simple eyebrow wax to brow tinting and even a full face wax. The stand alone store is located on 7th Ave, just a short walk from FIT so you can slay your brows between classes.

Hair Style

Birchbox Soho

433 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012


Known for their signature subscription box, Birchbox has a flagship store in Soho. The standout beauty service they offer is their hair styling techniques including braids, waves and updo’s, all for $30.


Blo Blow Dry Bar

800 6th Ave, New York, NY 10001


If you’re looking for an inexpensive blow out that’ll last, check out Blo on 6th ave. They have 7 signature blow dry styles to choose from, or you can upgrade to a blow out with deep conditioning or bonded extensions for $55.


Bliss Spa

541 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022


The “fast and fabulous” facial from Bliss is an express treatment suitable for all skin types. It includes an express cleansing and exfoliation, a glow-giving mask and a stress-relieving scalp and shoulder massage. Bliss also has locations on 57th Street and in Soho.

Full Face Makeup


119 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019


With locations at MidTown West and the Upper East Side, Blushington is your one stop shop for a quick full face of makeup. You can choose from 6 different looks or design your own. The application only takes about a half hour and includes foundation, powder, blush, concealer, bronzer, eye shadow, eyeliner, mascara and lip color.

Lipstick Fun

Bite Beauty Lip Lab

174 Prince St, New York, NY 10012

Cost: $55

If you are a lipstick lover living in New York you have to visit the Bite Beauty Lab. Here you can create your own custom lipstick shades from their library of 200 pigments, and customize the finish and scent. If you’re searching for that perfect shade of lipstick but can’t find it, head to the lipstick lab and make your own!


Soon Beauty Lab

54 W 22nd St #1, New York, NY 10010


Haircuts can be extremely expensive, but at Soon Beauty Lab you can get a solid haircut for $65. Soon Beauty Lab focuses on the creative artistry of hair cutting to synthesize customer concerns for highly personal results. You’ll leave with a haircut literally created for you.

Full Body Service

The Red Door

443 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016


Get a luxury full body treatment at an affordable price for glowing radiant skin. The Smoothsculpt Body Target Area targets whatever areas of your body areas that concern you most. This wellness method uses mild suction, pulsing, and homeopathic extracts to cleanse cellular debris, reduce puffiness, as well as fortify the immune system.


Fox and Jane Salon

154 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002


Hair color is easily one of the most expensive services you can get, and of course the one we all want the most. At Fox and Jane Salon with locations in the East Village, Upper West Side and in Brooklyn, you can get a single process color for $89. Cool and unique colors are their specialty so if you’re looking to liven up your locks here is your destination to do so.

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