Summer Skincare Tips

Marisol Castro At-Home Tips & DIY

Sanctuary Spa Estheticians Share Summer Skincare Tips

Karen and Tamara

We hope that you are having all of the fun this summer! Are you traveling, visiting the park, or heading to the beach every weekend? Wherever you might be this summer, we are here to help with your skincare routine for healthy skin. It is so easy to get caught up in all of the fun that this wonderful season has to offer, but the change in season can often cause your skin to change as well. Knowing what products to use and what products to avoid this Summer will help you keep your skin on the right track! Two of our estheticians shared their favorite summer products with us. Keep reading for Tamara and Karen’s summer skincare tips!   READ MORE >

Acne Treatment Healing Journey

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Jill, Sanctuary EstheticianWe chatted with our amazing senior esthetician, Jill, to get some great tips for acne treatment. June is Acne Awareness Month. Use this guide to start your acne healing process, both in-spa and at home.

We started with Jill explaining some basics about acne. Acne is a common skin condition that typically affects people ages 11-30. Of course, it can appear at any age. Acne occurs when the pores of your skin become blocked by hair, sebum, bacteria or dead skin cells. There are many factors that cause acne. Some factors are hormonal changes, diet, stress or simply genetics.   READ MORE >

Father’s Day gift guide

Marisol Castro Spa Notes

What will you be gifting dad?

The day to show the special men in our lives a bit of extra love is nearing! Celebrate Father’s Day with the best gift! How will you be celebrating those wonderful, hard working and caring men? Our team narrowed down to a few “dad types” in our lives. We put together some wonderful gift boxes to show your appreciation with the best Father’s day gift. Every day these men wake up and head to work to make sure that their family is taken care of. They still get home with warm hugs and love to go all around! We created these boxes along with service recommendations to give them a bit of that pampering, relaxation and stress relief that they very well deserve!   READ MORE >

Benefits of a Sanctuary Spa Signature Massage

Marisol Castro Spa Notes

Massage therapy offers a lot of great benefits for the mind, body and soul. Have you experienced the wonders of a Sanctuary Spa Signature massage? Keep reading to understand the massage benefits and our Sanctuary Spa Signature massage elevations. Plus, learn how to choose your massage times based on the benefits. We guarantee that you will want to run to schedule a massage!

What are the benefits of massage therapy?

Let’s start out with the benefits: stress relief and relaxation are what most of us think about when we hear the word “massage”. There are so many benefits that massage therapy brings. Improving circulation, energy and alertness, reducing pain, muscle soreness and tension are just a few. With reducing stress and tension comes lowering heart rate and blood pressure as well as improving your sleep patterns. In addition to great health benefits, massage therapy also improves flexibility and mobility and reduces pain and fatigue.   READ MORE >

Mother’s Day gift guide

Marisol Castro Spa Notes

Gifts for all the mama’s

With Mother’s Day being a few days away, you may still be trying to find a thoughtful Mother’s Day gift for the leading ladies in your life. Well, Sanctuary Spa is here to help with all the ideas for the best Mother’s Day gift! So, we have created a gift guide with wonderful products that all of the mamas will love. We have awesome recommendations for the on the go mamas, mamas to be, toddler mamas, retired mamas, and all the in between.

Products that all will love

Let’s start out with a few products that we know all of the moms will love.   READ MORE >

3 Skincare Guides for Spring Break Travel

Marisol Castro Spa Notes

Skincare Guide for Spring Break

Sanctuary Spa is here to provide your skincare guide for any spring break trip you have planned! Are you ready for spring break? Is your skincare travel bag ready for spring break? Whether you have been planning your spring break vacay for months or are getting down to planning all the last minute details for your spring vacation, we want to know all about it! Where will you be going? Where will you be staying? What will you do there? And, here’s where we can help, have you considered your spring break skincare?   READ MORE >

Sanctuary Spa Donates to Animal Justice League, Dog & Cat Rescue

Sabrina Spa Notes, Special Offers

Sanctuary Spa is excited to donate to Animal Justice League, a dog & cat rescue organization in Houston. Tipton, a rescue dog from Animal Justice LeagueFor the month of September, a percentage of every service or retail purchase will be donated to Animal Justice League. AJL has a place near and dear to my heart. 

In August of 2021, our family was ready to add a dog. We searched petfinder.com and looked at soooo many dogs! We came across our boy, Tipton (such a proper name), with this cute picture. During Tipton’s intake at the La Porte shelter, they noted his great attitude! They also noted that he had a mass on his leg. They recommended it be surgically removed and then examined.    READ MORE >

Simple Skincare for the Modern Man

Annie Neilson At-Home Tips & DIY, Spa Notes
Sir Vital is Source Vital for Men

Sir Vital was formulated with the modern man in mind. They paid attention to every detail, addressing skin concerns, deep blue logo, naturally derived, with effective ingredients and woodsy, deep, warm, vibrant aromas that excite any man, or woman!

Taking the heart of Source Vital and tweaking ingredients, oils, and textures to suit specific Men’s needs. Ingrown hairs, variety of skin concerns like minimizing congestion or addressing acne, encouraging healthy radiant skin, and support skin as it ages are all goals of Sir Vital products.   READ MORE >

Facials & Massages on repeat!

Annie Neilson Service Spotlight, Spa Notes, Special Offers

I don’t know about you, but when I have a facial or massage on the books I always look forward to it… just knowing it’s there waiting for me is exciting! I feel like it helps me remember to keep up with my skin care at home, or do the stretches my Massage Therapist recommend to see if I can improve my mobility or tension! It’s a form of accountability and a form of self care, tell me I’m not alone!!

For many of us a monthly massage, or seasonal facial is a beautiful way to maintain you skin or relieve that work stress that builds up. However, there are times where we need to be seen more. Acne that all of a sudden flared up and is out of control, deep congestion that is building up at a rapid rate, a twinge in your neck that is causing serious issues, or maybe your wanting to treat those facial muscles deeply and avoid any cosmetic injections! These times, are exactly when you need a series of treatments from Sanctuary Spa.   READ MORE >

Winter Skin, Avoiding the Dryness!

Annie Neilson At-Home Tips & DIY
Source Vitál Algae Serums, featuring Jasmine, Rose, and Neroli.

As the wind brings in cold air, the sun sets earlier and darkness leads the evening, mornings become crisp and early; we adjust so many things in our world to meet this new season.