I received an email the other day from a groom-to-be in the U.S. who was frustrated because he couldn’t find information online about spa treatments for men in Paris. He and his Merry Band of Metrosexuals are foregoing the stereotypical Stag Night in Paris in Pigalle, and have chosen instead to spend the day before his Parisian wedding getting primped and pampered. His future bride is understandably ecstatic… Having had the pleasure of witnessing those mobs of drunken bachelors first-hand when I lived near Pigalle in my former life, I really appreciate Groom-To-Be’s discretion. So here you go, boys. I’m just happy to help:
The Four Seasons Hotel The spa in the Four Seasons George V features a full menu of treatments for men, including the “It’s a Man’s World”, which includes a green tea refresher, facial, herbal deep cleansing back treatment, Swedish massage and a classic manicure or pedicure. Served with green tea.
Institut Marc Delacre Located on Avenue George V, this was the first institut for hair and beauty treatment in Paris that was conceived entirely for men.[line-sep]
Store & Spa – Guest Men This “New York Urbain” -styled day spa, located near Parc Monceau, offers more than just a skin care line, Guest Men spa services are a lifestyle.
Alain, Maitre Barbier This is an old-fashioned Parisian barber shop (and museum) where you’ll be treated to a rasoir à l’ancienne with a sharpened straight razor and hot towel treatment. Alain also gives private lessons in the art of shaving.
Il Fait Beau Il Fait Beau in the Marais has a menu of massages, laser hair removal, mani-pedis, and teeth whitening to help keep beautiful men looking their best.
The Four Seasons Hotel
35 avenue George V, 75008 Paris
Institut Marc Delacre
17, avenue George V 75008 Paris
Store & Spa Guest Men
39, rue du Cardinet, 75017 Paris
Il fait beau
51 rue des Archives, 75003 Paris
Alain, Maitre Barbier
8 rue Saint Claude, 75003 Paris
And for you guys who may not have quite tapped into your inner-Beckham just yet…Here are a few products that can be ordered online for a French spa night chez vous (attention: this idea might not go over so well for your bachelor night, but would be great for a couples night in…)