DIY Holiday Gifts: Energizing Aromatherapy Salts

Aromatherapy salts make a great holiday gift or party favor. If you make your aromatherapy salt blends in big batches to portion out in a dozen or more containers, you can really stretch your gift list dollars! Have fun blending your salts. It is not time consuming and there is lots of room for variation and creativity. Get the kids …

Sleep

Sleep deprivation can lead to headaches, mood swings and, poor decision making. Sleep is essential for health and well being. Getting enough hours of quality sleep is essential for proper immune system function, the health of your spine, heart health, muscle and tissue repair, memory and learning, metabolism regulation and recovery from everyday stress. Insufficient sleep for just one night …

Body Oil, Body Wash and Body Scrubs by little barn Apothecary

The wildly popular Coffee + Mint Body Scrub smells like chocolate. We had the opportunity to meet with artisan product creators and Little Barn Apothecary founders, Joshua and Brad at Urban Sanctuary yesterday. It was amazing to learn the story of how they created their new natural products line. They shared their stories and a some of the science, art …

Natural Face, Hair and Home Products By Little Barn Apothecary

Cocoa Cardamom Detox Mask feels delicious! Available at Urban Sanctuary Athens, Georgia. At Urban Sanctuary we search far and wide for the best available earth friendly, high quality, hand made natural products to carry at our spa store and share with you for your skincare, body care, house and home. We seem to have struck gold this season, thanks to …

New Staff Highlight: Scarlet Ryan

 Scarlet’s  staff profile  is on our website.Click staff on the tool bar, then facials. Scarlet brings over 16 years experience in day spa skincare to Urban Sanctuary. She holds a medical esthetics license and is expert at speed waxing, microdermabrasion, advanced facials and makeup application. She gives an amazing facial! Here we share with you a few interesting details about …

Acupressure Massage Pillows: Neck Pain Relief, Sleep Aid, Amazing Health Benefits

Bed Of Nails Acupressure Pillows are available online and at Urban Sanctuary. A new take on the ancient healing art of acupressure, Bed Of Nails massage pillows are wonderfully effective for pain and stress relief. They are newly available at Urban Sanctuary and we have clients and staff who are very happy about the extraordinary results from their short term …

Sunscreen And Suncare Do’s And Don’ts

At Urban Sanctuary our skincare experts have advice on sun protection fitting to your complexion and lifestyle. Can we just forego the sunscreen toward summer’s end and in the fall? Which is more important, UVB or UVA protection? Do those of us with darker skin really need to bother with sun protection? We’ll provide answers to commonly asked questions here …

8 Benefits of Scalp massage

Scalp massage is deeply relaxing and has great over all well being benefits. Healthy hair, scalp and skin are the obvious benefits. However, scalp massage can have a surprising impact on the over all nervous system and the body’s other systems. Your scalp is covered in nerve endings. Those nerve endings, when stimulated or relaxed send a message to your …

6 Cooling Aromatherapy Oils For Summer

Urban Sanctuary offers many aromatherapy products and services. Aromatherapy can help to keep your body cool and calm during the hot months of summer. Cool aromatherapy compresses,body mists, foot soaks, scalp massage and cool mist room diffusers can recover your body from heat and overexertion. There are many different ways to use aromatherapy and incorporate essentials oils into your daily …

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Eat Garlic For Anti-Aging and Good Health

Garlic is one of nature’s best anti-aging agents. It is a powerful immune system booster, blood purifier, anti-inflammatory agent, antioxidant and the list goes on. Studies have shown measurable health benefits to eating fresh garlic daily. Approximately one clove of fresh garlic a day can help keep the doctor away. Eating a clove a day can: improve brain health and …