Sanctuary Salon and Med Spa your secret weapon for skin care in 2019

Sanctuary Salon and Med Spa your secret weapon for skin care in 2019 Gone are the days when our daily routine of skincare consisted of cleanse, tone and moisturize. The world of skincare and anti-aging treatments has developed into cutting edge technology with high quality, premium anti-aging products with the focus on demand for personalized skincare solutions for the savvy consumer. Clients are on a journey of exploration, ... [Read more]

SO LONG, FACIAL FUZZ! HELLO, SILKY SKIN!

Dermaplaning is fast becoming the most popular treatment for exfoliation without chemicals! Simple and safe, Dermaplaning rids the skin of fine vellus hair (or peach fuzz) resulting in refined, smooth and glowing skin! You can expect to see an instant improvement in skin texture and tone, while the long term effects are increased cell turnover, fewer wrinkles and dark spots, reduction of acne scarring, as well as the removal of fine facial hair. Removal of epidermal skin also allows products and ... [Read more]

EXFOLIATE WITHOUT CHEMICALS!

Dermaplaning is a simple and safe procedure for exfoliating the epidermis and ridding the skin of fine vellus hair (or peach fuzz) and has been used with great results for many years. Removing epidermal skin also allows products to penetrate more readily into the deeper layers. Dermaplaning is most often used on patients with rough, dry skin, superficial hyperpigmentation, mild acne scarring or fine lines and wrinkles. The treatment results in a more refined, smooth and glowing appearance and ... [Read more]

CELEBRATING THE DIAMOND JUBILEE OF THE 49TH AGAKHAN

Sanctuary Salon & Med Spa was very fortunate to volunteer their time, knowledge and talent on July 11th for the Shia Ismaili community who came together worldwide for the Diamond Jubilee of their beloved 49th Imam Prince Kareem Agakhan. The occasion also celebrated 60 years of the Agakhan’s dedication to the upliftment of poverty globally. The Agakhan Network AKDN is very active in the poorest parts of Asia and Africa with a strong emphasis on global poverty alleviation, gender equality, ... [Read more]

TEENAGERS AND SELF ESTEEM

Adolescence is an exciting time, but it can also be a troublesome time for many teens. And in a culture saturated with digitally altered images, raising teens with high self esteem can be a daunting task! When puberty causes emotional and physical changes, teens can often become unhappy or self conscious of their appearance which can greatly affect their confidence, mental outlook and social life. Did you know that more than 40 percent of adolescents are affected by acne due to puberty and ... [Read more]

Pigmentation Explained – Everything you need to know!

Do you see freckles, sun spots, skin discoloration and age spots when you look in the mirror? Say goodbye to discoloration and hello to flawless skin with fast and simple Laser Skin Pigmentation Treatments. Dark spots, sun spots – What is Pigmentation? Let me explain your uneven complexion and suggest solutions for a clearer, brighter skin. You may not have deep frown lines or crows fee, but if you feel like you are ageing, chance are its thanks to uneven skin tone. It is these ageing ... [Read more]

LASER HAIR REMOVAL AND YOUR SKIN TYPE

Before starting laser hair removal, it’s important to know that there is a direct effect on which type of laser hair removal treatments you can have based upon your skin type. Skin types are categorized by the Fitzpatrick scale on a sliding scale between 1 and 6. In its simplest form, the Fitzpatrick scale is a way to classify how easily someone can get sunburn with Type 1 being the lightest of skin which never tans and always burns to Type 6 being a very dark skin tone which never burns. Determining ... [Read more]

TEENS, SELF ESTEEM, AND THE SPA SCENE!

Adolescence is an exciting time, but it can also be a troublesome time for many teens. When puberty causes emotional and physical changes, teens can often become unhappy or self conscious of their appearance which can greatly affect their self esteem! Move over grown-ups, teens are invading the spa scene. Teens are now getting into the spa scene and taking the initiative to begin taking care of themselves. Stress is a major concern for many teens with the demands of school, sports, relationships, ... [Read more]

Men and Spa Treatments

Think spas are strictly reserved for women? Think again. Research show that more men visit spas today than ever before. No longer must his romance-seeking wife or partner drag a man into the spa. Men have become acclimated to this once-mysterious world, and they are having a growing influence over the services now offered by spas. However, men do not have the long history of personal grooming habits that women do but still want to appreciate that their skin feels and looks better afterwards, ... [Read more]

SALON SOCIAL GRACES

In case you were wondering …. What if my stylist is busy and I have to schedule with another stylist? No worries! We have formulas and any special notes or instructions in your client history for that very reason. This enables us to accommodate all our guests at any time with any stylist. At Sanctuary we work as a team and you should never feel awkward about scheduling with someone else. What if I get a phone call during my service? Although it is preferred that you sit back and enjoy ... [Read more]