Why are intake forms important?

Why are intake forms important With so many options out there finding the right salon & spa can be daunting. Keep in mind that getting the most out of your experience is what really matters in the end and it should be a relaxing, blissful experience, but if it’s your first visit, it can be slightly nerve-wracking not knowing what to expect. Here is some helpful information that can act as a manual to help you make the ... [Read more]


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]


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]


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]


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]

You may need a Digital Detox

Did you know that 61% admit to being addicted to the internet and their devices The average American dedicates 30% of leisure time to persue the web 50% of people prefer to communicate digitally than in person 67% of cellphone owners find themselves checking their device even when it’s not ringing or vibrating Heavy internet users are 2.5 times more likely to be depressed The average employee checks 40 websites a day, switching activities 37 times an hour, changing tasks every two minutes. However, ... [Read more]