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 …

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 …

Nettle Remedy Oil: A Winter Wonder for Dry Itchy Skin and Achy Joints

Nettle Remedy Oil can be purchased at Urban Sanctuary. Shop our Farmesthetics products online. Nettle (Urtica Dioica) has been employed for centuries in both the Eastern and Western worlds to treat allergies, skin irritations, internal health problems and arthritis. Nettle leaf is commonly prescribed in Germany to treat bladder infections, kidney stones, allergies and arthritis. It is very popular in …

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Top 12 Benefits of Natural Microdermabrasion Facials

Garden flowers at Urban Sanctuary in the Historic Boulevard District of Athens, Georgia.    Natural Microdermabrasion Facials are a great way to turn up your glow. They utilize pure baking soda crystals to evenly abrade the skin and provide a thorough exfoliation and resurfacing of the entire face. Our Natural Microdermabrasion Facials use pure baking soda crystals instead of  aluminum oxide, …

Advanced Microdermabrasion Facials

             Turn up your glow – turn up your radiance.                                  Microdermabrasion enables your skin to breathe and regenerate more powerfully, which in turn creates that incredible glow we all associate with vitality and youth. Glowing skin is associated with beauty, health and happiness. Wouldn’t you enjoy all of that beaming off of your face?    With microdermabrasion facials, …

Top 12 Benefits of Getting Facials

We provide  facials for both men and women at Urban Sanctuary.      Facials and Professional Skin Care Offer Many Health and Beauty Benefits.      A glowing face and wonderful relaxation are what you can expect from having just one, however many long-term benefits can be gained from having regular facials and a good home care regimen. Top 12 Benefits: …

The Potent Healing & Beauty Benefits of Mud

Mud is pain relieving, restorative and purifying.      Mud is known around the world for its incredible pain relieving, restorative and purifying properties. Mud baths date back to the days of Cleopatra and probably before… In addition to having many of the wonderful detoxifying and anti-aging effects also present in seaweed, mud has incredible pain relieving properties. If you …

The Incredible Healing & Beauty Benefits of Seaweed

Seaweed is detoxifying, nourishing and renewing.      Seaweed has been used as a health and beauty agent throughout the ages. Seaweed body wraps, baths and facials have been popular in spas for several decades. In addition to providing countless health and beauty benefits, seaweed puts people in touch with the infinite healing and rejuvenating energy of the ocean. It’s …

Cherry: For Bright Beautiful Skin

                          Sweet smelling cherry facials are a great solution for dull skin. Vitamin rich cherry brightens and softens the face beautifully, while addressing hyperpigmentation, sun damage and dryness. Naturopathica’s Sweet Cherry Enzyme Peel is one of our favorite skin remedies. We absolutely  love this anti-oxidant boosting mixture of cherry and pomegranate …