Services

Nanskin is where you go to look and feel beautiful

In a beautiful courtyard setting Nanskin is an exclusive, relaxing facial salon nestled in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights ~ Union Street area. A one owner-operator salon since 1991, Nanskin specializes in European facials, acne treatments, acid peels and custom-blended skincare. Additional services are french body waxing, lash and brow tinting, all performed with state of the art salon equipment. Visit Nanskin for the ultimate pamper experience….feel and look beautiful now!

by appointment only~ beautiful gift certificates available

EUROPEAN FACIAL   90 minutes  $200
Get fresh dewy soft skin with the ultimate luxurious pamper facial. Hands are dipped in a lavender-scented paraffin and wrapped in soft terry mitts. Luscious Geranium Oil and Orange Souffle cleansers whisk away makeup, pollution, and debris.  A gentle botanical enzyme peel is brushed on and activated with relaxing, hydrating Ozone steam. Lips are glossed with a delicious non-petroleum lip balm in flavors of Mint, Lavender, or Orange Ginger.  A warm towel wrap infused with calming essential oils of Lavender, Geranium and Roses removes the peel. Manual extractions eliminate comedones, pustules and milia. A cooling Herbal Spritzer refreshes, an Azulen Toner rinses, and essential oils of Lavender and Chamomile calm redness. A high frequency Tesla light sterilizes the pores to prevent breakout. For total relaxation a hypnotic blend of organic essential oils is massaged into your neck, shoulders, and face.  A custom blended Cucumber, Chamomile, and or Royal Bee Jelly Mask laced with local, raw honey hydrates, plumps and nourishes the skin. Paraffin is removed and hands are gently massaged with Chamomile Cream.  MSM Serum, Rosacea Lotion, and Bee Beautiful are applied with an ice cold Beauty Globe leaving your skin silky smooth, fresh and dewy.

MINI FACIAL  1 HOUR  $175
Acne, sensitive, oily and combination skins love this intensive cleansing facial. Hands are dipped in a Lavender-scented paraffin and wrapped in soft terry mitts. Lavender, Chamomile and Cucumber Milk cleansers lifts away makeup, pollution, oil and debris.  Gentle botanical enzymes melt away the dead keratin layer while Ozone steam activates the peel, softens clogged pores, as you relax and hydrate. Lips are glossed with Mint, Lavender, or Douglas Fir non-petroleum lip balm. A warm wrap infused with essential oils of Lavender, Sage or Balsam Fir removes the peel. Manual extractions eliminate comedones, cysts, pustules, and milia (even in ears!). A cooling Herbal Spritzer refreshes, an Azulen Toner rinses, and a Sensitive Oil calms redness. A high frequency Tesla light sterilizes the pores to prevent breakout. A Salicylic, Mandelic, or Platinum Peel, or a calming, cooling Cucumber Mask with local, raw honey, is then brushed on under the cool breeze of a fan. Paraffin is removed and hands are gently massaged with Citrus Body Butter.  An Aloe Ice Cup follows peeling. MSM Serum, Rosacea Lotion and Bee Beautiful are applied for optimum healing. An ice-cold Beauty Globe gets your glow on!

BACK FACIAL  1 HOUR  $165
Look fab at the beach or in that perfect backless dress! Clarisonic micro pulsing brush and the Pumice Scrub together work deeply to remove impurities in those hard to reach areas. Gentle steam softens pores and activates a Glycolic exfoliating peel. A warm Eucalyptus infused wrap removes the peel. Deeply embedded comedones and pustules are removed with a comedone extractor. An astringent Camphor Toner rinses, essential oils calm, and the Tesla light sterilizes. A Clay Mineral Mask or Glycolic Peel is applied, then removed with a cooling wrap and finished with MSM Serum and Rosacea Lotion massaged in for quick healing.

FUN FACIAL PARTY
2 MINI FACIALS   2 HOURS  $350     2 EUROPEAN FACIALS  3 HOURS  $400
Why go solo when you can double the fun with dueling facials with your mother, best friend, or beloved. You’re both side by side, listening to beautiful jazz, sipping fruit infused water or wine, and getting gorgeous together. A facial adventure to share and remember always. Make this fun beauty party an annual event!

TINTING
LASHES   30 MINUTES  $30      BROWS  30 MINUTES  $27
Shiny luscious tints available in light brown, brown, brown-black, black, and the infamous blue-black. Lashes last 3-8 weeks, brows 2-3 weeks only. Hot tip: don’t wear any eye makeup or contact lenses before your appointment for optimum results. Beware: do not apply Retin A around eyes for 5 days before tinting!

FULL BODY WAXING
Only the finest Azulen essential oil calming wax is applied and removed with pellon strips to assure a long lasting wax with minimal breakage and no ingrown hairs. Facial waxing is followed by a Sensitive blend of essential oils, a high frequency Tesla light to prevent breakouts, and an ice cold Beauty Globe for the ultimate chill healing experience.
Sorry no Brazilians!!   Beware~ stop applying RetinA 5 days before any waxing!!

  • LIP  $20
  • BROW  $30
  • CHIN  $30
  • SIDES  $20
  • FULL FACE  $75
  • UNDERARMS  $25
  • BIKINI  $35
  • EXTENDED BIKINI  $45
  • UPPER LEG & BIKINI  $55
  • LOWER LEG  $45
  • FULL LEG & BIKINI  $85
  • ARMS  $65
  • CHEST  $50
  • BACK  $50