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Bye Bye Breakouts: Acne Awareness Month

June 13, 2024

June is Acne Awareness Month, and this month we’re shining a spotlight on a common yet often misunderstood skin condition that affects millions worldwide. Join us as we raise awareness, share insights, and empower individuals to navigate the journey to clearer, healthier skin.

Acne is a common skin concern that affects people of all ages and skin types, often causing frustration and embarrassment. From hormonal fluctuations to excess sebum production, the causes of acne are diverse and multifaceted. However, with the advancements in medSPA treatments, managing and treating acne has become more accessible and effective than ever before. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the most innovative medSPA solutions for banishing breakouts and achieving clearer, smoother skin.

Understanding Acne: Before diving into treatment options, it’s essential to understand the underlying causes of acne. Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, leading to the formation of whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and cysts. Hormonal changes, genetics, diet, and skincare products can all contribute to the development of acne.

MedSPA Solutions:

  1. BroadBand Light (BBL) Treatment: BroadBand Light (BBL) is a cutting-edge photofacial treatment that harnesses the power of light energy to target acne at its source. By delivering multiple wavelengths of light into the skin, BBL promotes collagen production, reduces inflammation, and eliminates acne-causing bacteria. The BBL Clear treatment specifically targets acne, using a combination of blue, yellow, and infrared light to clear breakouts and promote skin healing.
  2. VI Chemical Peels: VI Chemical Peels are multi-faceted treatments designed to address various triggers and symptoms of acne. The VI Peel Purify is formulated to sweep away dead skin cells, unclog pores, and eliminate acne bacteria, resulting in fewer breakouts and smoother skin texture. For those dealing with acne scars and hyperpigmentation, the VI Peel Purify with Precision Plus offers a comprehensive solution by targeting melanin production and promoting skin renewal.
  3. Hydrafacials: Hydrafacials offer a customizable facial experience that combines exfoliation, extraction, and hydration to address acne and improve overall skin health. By delivering acne treatments directly to the skin, Hydrafacials can effectively target current breakouts, exfoliate at a deeper level, and prevent acne from returning. When combined with other medSPA treatments, Hydrafacials create a foundation for optimal results.

It’s important to note that consistency is key when it comes to treating acne with medSPA solutions. Patients may require multiple sessions spaced over several weeks to achieve optimal results. Additionally, proper skincare maintenance and a healthy lifestyle can help enhance the effectiveness of medSPA treatments and prolong their benefits.

With the advancements in medSPA technology and treatments, managing acne has never been more achievable. Whether you’re dealing with occasional breakouts or persistent acne, there’s a medSPA solution tailored to your needs. By incorporating innovative treatments like BBL, VI Chemical Peels, and Hydrafacials into your skincare routine, you can bid farewell to breakouts and hello to clearer, smoother skin.

Spa, Wellness

Embrace “Mindful Moments” This Mental Health Awareness Month

May 3, 2024

May is not just about flowers blooming and warmer weather; it’s also Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to prioritize our mental well-being and cultivate a kinder, more compassionate relationship with ourselves. This year, we invite you to join us on a journey of self-discovery and healing as we explore “Mindful Moments” throughout the month.

At milk + honey, we’re thrilled to partner with a diverse group of mental health experts, psychologists, trainers, and healers who are dedicated to providing you with the tools and resources you need to take care of your mental health. Together, we aim to create a supportive community where everyone feels empowered to prioritize their well-being.

Meet Our Mental Health Partners

  1. Angie Jones | Austin, TX
    Angie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Supervisor, specializes in helping adolescents, adults, and couples navigate various challenges, including trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, PTSD, life transitions, and more. With a background spanning community mental health, public schools, anti-human trafficking, and private practice, Angie brings over seventeen years of diverse experience to her work.
  2. Erin Rachel Doppelt | Austin, TX
    Erin is a spiritual psychology + meditation teacher, SXSW-featured, Ivy-educated, 5-Star Podcast host, and believer that the world is a better place when more people are living as their true most authentic selves.
  3. Liz Davis | Austin, TX
    Liz is a clinical hypnotist, energy healer, yoga teacher, and a spiritual guide. Through her healing journey, she has gained the tools and training to support your healing journey. It is her wish to work together to reveal your truth. To grow. To heal. To claim the life you deserve of health, wealth, and happiness.
  4. Mareesa Jackson | Fort Worth, TX
    Mareesa is a yoga instructor, Reiki Master, and Sound Healing Practitioner. Mareesa has been paving her way in the wellness world since 2018. Over the years, she has completed many yoga teacher certifications, laying a strong foundation for understanding the importance of the mind-body connection.
  5. Imani Semien | Houston, TX
    Imani is a yoga instructor, space holder, and Reiki practitioner. Imani is also a mother, wife and educator. As an educator, the stresses of work and motherhood pushed her into mindfulness practices such as meditation, yoga and journaling. Imani now holds space for other women and mothers to find healing within.
  6. Andy Wood | Chicago, IL
    Andy has practiced meditation for nearly 2 decades and decided to further his wellness journey in 2023 by becoming a licensed massage therapist and joining the milk + honey team.
  7. Lauren Mulne | Los Angeles, CA
    Lauren is a Certified Holistic Health Coach & Sound Practitioner who fuses sound healing, mindfulness and meditation, to help individuals improve their health and manage stress. She invites you to deepen your musical connection with sound meditation to heal the mind, body and soul.

Join Us for Healing, Wellness, and Relaxation

Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ll be hosting a series of events led by our partners. Join us as we embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing. Together, let’s prioritize our mental well-being and cultivate a life filled with “Mindful Moments.”


At milk + honey, we believe that mental health is a journey, not a destination. Together, let’s take the first step towards a healthier, happier future.

Pregnancy, Products, Spa

Pregnancy-Friendly Spa Treatments and Products

April 24, 2024

Pregnancy is such a beautiful journey, filled with excitement, anticipation, and a whole lot of love. But amidst all the wonder and joy, it’s crucial to take care of both your body and mind. After all, nurturing yourself is just as important as nurturing the precious life growing within you.

At milk + honey, we understand the importance of safe and luxurious self-care during pregnancy. While some traditional spa treatments may not be suitable for expectant mothers, we’ve curated a selection of treatments and products designed specifically to pamper you while prioritizing the safety of you and your baby.

One of our best offerings for pregnant bodies is the Prenatal Massage. Tailored to the unique needs of expectant mothers, this massage is a soothing oasis amidst the discomforts of pregnancy. Say goodbye to backaches, swollen feet, and joint pain as our skilled therapists work their magic to ease your troubles away.

The pampering doesn’t stop there. Our Customized Express and Signature Facials are formulated with non-toxic ingredients, ensuring a gentle yet effective treatment for your changing skin. Bid farewell to harsh chemicals and embrace the glow of pregnancy with confidence.

We also urge you to avoid any treatments containing retinoids or harsh chemicals that may be absorbed into the bloodstream.

To continue our list, what better way to treat yourself than with our Signature Manicure and Pedicure? Using all-natural nail polishes, including our beloved Dazzle Dry line, we promise a pampering experience that’s as safe as it is indulgent.

Of course, no spa experience would be complete without the perfect products to complement your routine. Our meticulously crafted selection of skincare and body care products are made with clean ingredients, ensuring both your safety and satisfaction. While we recommend steering clear of formulations containing arnica and retinol/retinoids during pregnancy, rest assured that our offerings are designed with your well-being in mind.

By choosing pregnancy-friendly spa treatments and products, you’re not just indulging in self-care – you’re investing in the health and happiness of both you and your little one. But remember, it’s always wise to consult with your healthcare provider before trying any new treatments.

So go ahead, mama-to-be, and treat yourself to the pampering you deserve. Because in this special time of your life, nothing matters more than taking care of you.

Spa, Treatments

3 Reasons Why You Need a Facial

April 9, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to forget the importance of self-care. However, taking time for yourself is crucial for maintaining your overall well-being. More than just a luxury, facials offer numerous benefits for your skin and your mental health. Here are three reasons why you should include them in your self-care routine:

Reason 1: You’re feeling stressed and could use a little ‘me time’ to unwind.

In a world filled with constant pressures, stress has become unavoidable. From work deadlines to personal responsibilities, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Self-care practices like getting a facial can provide much-needed relief from stress.

Our spa locations offer a serene and calming environment where you can unwind and focus solely on yourself. The gentle massage techniques used during facials help to release tension from your facial muscles, promoting relaxation and rejuvenation.

Reason 2: Your skin is feeling dry or dull and needs a little boost to feel refreshed 

Environmental factors, aging, and lifestyle habits all take a toll on your skin, leaving it dull, dry, and lackluster. A facial can work wonders in restoring your skin’s natural radiance and vitality.

Our range of facials involve a combination of cleansing, exfoliating, and hydrating treatments tailored to your skin’s specific needs. By removing dead skin cells and unclogging pores, facials help to reveal fresh, glowing skin underneath. Additionally, esthetician-selected nourishing masks and serums used during facials deliver intense hydration, leaving your skin feeling soft, supple, and rejuvenated.

Whether you’re struggling with dryness, dullness, or uneven texture, facials can provide the boost your skin needs to look and feel its best. With regular facials, you can maintain a healthy and radiant complexion year-round, regardless of the external factors that may be affecting your skin.

Reason 3: You want to smooth fine lines and promote collagen production

As we age, our skin naturally loses collagen and elasticity, leading to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. While aging is a natural process, there are steps you can take to slow down its effects and maintain a youthful appearance.

Facials offer several anti-aging benefits that can help minimize the signs of aging and promote a more youthful complexion. Our facials incorporate ingredients such as retinol, vitamin C, and peptides, known for stimulating collagen production and improving skin elasticity. Facial massage techniques also help increase blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, promoting a more toned and lifted appearance.

By investing in regular facials, you can effectively target and address the signs of aging, helping you to maintain a youthful and radiant complexion for years to come. Rather than resorting to invasive procedures or harsh skin care products, opt for a gentle and holistic approach to anti-aging with regular facials.

In conclusion, facials are not just a luxury indulgence; they are an essential component of a well-rounded self-care routine. From reducing stress and promoting relaxation to addressing specific skincare concerns, facials offer a multitude of benefits for both your skin and your overall well-being. So why wait? Treat yourself to a facial today and experience the transformative power of self-care firsthand. Your skin will thank you for it!

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Skin, Skin Care, Spa, Treatments

5 Benefits of a HydraFacial

March 15, 2024

Are you seeking a facial treatment that seamlessly addresses common skincare concerns, offering immediate and long-term results? Look no further! A HydraFacial treatment is designed to rejuvenate your skin with minimal to no side effects.

Here are the top five benefits of HydraFacial that are sure to captivate you:


  1. Enhance Various Skin Conditions: HydraFacials aren’t just about long-term skin health improvement; they’re also geared towards delivering a radiant glow and addressing common skin concerns such as:
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Acne
  • Enlarged pores
  • Excess oiliness and congestion


  1. Suitable for All Skin Types: HydraFacial treatment is suitable for everyone, regardless of skin type. Customizable to individual needs, it enhances the skin’s overall appearance, leaving it looking and feeling more radiant and youthful.


  1. No Downtime: HydraFacial treatments are quick, typically lasting 60-minutes, making them a popular choice for those seeking efficient complexion improvements. Additionally, there is no downtime required post-treatment, allowing you to resume your daily activities immediately.


  1. Trusted Expertise: Rest assured, HydraFacial treatments are administered by trusted professionals, ensuring optimal safety and efficacy. During your consultation, our experts will assess your skin and discuss your treatment goals, tailoring the experience to your unique needs.


  1. Personalized for your needs: Each HydraFacial treatment follows a three-step process: 1) cleansing and exfoliation, 2) extraction of impurities, and 3) hydration of the skin. Additionally, you can elevate your treatment by selecting a potent booster tailored to address your skin’s requirements. Depending on your preferences for personalization, booster options include:
  • Brightening
  • Calming
  • Clarifying
  • Hydrating
  • Firming
  • Restoring
  • Smoothing
  • Refining


Experience the transformative power of HydraFacial at milk +honey where radiant, healthy skin awaits you. Schedule your appointment today and embark on a journey to a rejuvenated complexion!

For further inquiries or to schedule your treatment, contact us at 844.645.5772

This month with our Ultimate Glow Package enjoy $100 off an 1 area of SKINVIVE (2 syringes) + 30 units of Botox or 90 units of Dysport + 60 min HydraFacial.



Your Membership Just Got Better: Introducing milk + honey Rewards

January 16, 2024
Introducing milk and honey rewards. RELAX. RECHARGE. EARN REWARDS.

Milk money got a makeover – it’s now part of our new and improved Premium milk + honey Rewards program. Your loyalty deserves the best, and we’ve upgraded your benefits to make every moment with us even more rewarding. Check out the FAQs below to see what this means for you!

milk money members FAQ’s:

  • What is the milk + honey Rewards Program?
    • The milk + honey Rewards Program rewards you for being a loyal customer. It’s free to join and you earn points for every spa, salon, med spa or product purchase made at milk + honey. Enrolling in milk + honey Rewards comes with exclusive welcome savings ($10) and perks. You can upgrade to a premier membership where you pre-pay into a wellness bank and get discounts on every service or product purchase.
  • What’s changing with the new program?
    • With milk + honey Rewards, you can now earn points for every purchase you make, whether it’s products or services. You will also be earning a more exclusive birthday discount, an anniversary gift, and access to boost events where your points go further – all while staying on your same monthly price. 
  • How do I sign up?
    • No need to sign up for milk + honey Rewards! If you are a signature or lux milk money member, you get all the new perks at your same monthly price. If you are an ultimate member, you will also get all the new perks with the same monthly price with the exception of the family plan and monthly gift. If ultimate members (and any other members) would like to upgrade to get access to monthly gifts and the family plan, you will need to upgrade to get on the new price point. You can do so by contacting our reservations team.
  • I’m an Ultimate member, does that mean I now get access to a family plan and a monthly gift?
    • The family plan and monthly gift are only available for Ultimate members paying the new monthly deposit price of $249. If you are an existing milk money Ultimate member paying $199, you do not get access to these perks. If you would like to upgrade to our new Ultimate plan, please contact our reservations team.
  • How do I earn milk + honey Rewards points?
    • By signing up for milk + honey Rewards, you’ll earn 1 point for every dollar spent on milk + honey products and spa, salon or med spa services – plus a welcome bonus gift of 200 points ($10). You’ll also get 500 points ($25) for referring a new guest.
  • Why did my points amount change?
    • We’ve made it easier for you to track and understand your points. No more guesswork – now, every point brings you closer to exclusive rewards. 200 points = $10. So while the amount of points in your account may have changed, the value of them remains the same.
  • Why do I have to join milk + honey Rewards to earn points now?
    • We’ve upgraded our reward program to include better perks – like earning points for every purchase you make and getting access to boost events which let your points earn even more value. To be able to qualify for these upgraded perks, you have to opt in through our new enrollment system.
  • If I don’t join milk + honey Rewards will I get to keep my points?
    • Yes, you’ll get to keep your points! However, you won’t be able to earn any points moving forward. Becoming a member is free, and easy to do! Sign up here.
  • What are boost events?
    • Boost events are exclusive milk + honey Rewards events where your points earn even more value.
  • How do referrals work?
    • Give $25, get $25. When you refer a new guest to milk + honey, you get 500 points ($25) and they get $25 off their first service. To refer a new guest, go to your profile and select the “Refer a Friend” tab to locate your unique referral link. When your friend books an appointment with that link, completes their appointment, and checks out, you will receive 500 points.
  • What is the monthly gift?
    • If you are an Ultimate member, you are eligible to receive (1) members-only gift per month. These gifts rotate each month and you must go to a milk + honey location during that month to receive your monthly gift; we will not ship them. If you miss a month, unfortunately, we will not be able to honor previous months. You can only receive the ‘active’ gift each month.
  • What is the family plan?
    • If you are an Ultimate member, you can add up to 2 additional “add-on” members to your account. Those add-on members will be able to utilize your membership discount and your membership funds on their milk + honey in-location purchases (without you having to be there). Only the primary account-holder will be eligible for the monthly gift and anniversary gift.
  • If I am on the family plan, who gets the Ultimate member perks?
    • You will have access to the membership discount, wellness bank, dedicated concierge line, guest pass, birthday discount, and early access to sales. Only the primary account holder of the family plan will receive the anniversary gift and the monthly gifts.
  • Can I use my points with my Premium membership discount?
    • Yes! Points can be redeemed to discount your purchase in addition to using your Premium membership discount.
  • Can I stack my discount?
    • Your Premium membership discount cannot be combined with any other discount, with the exception of your birthday discount and the anniversary gift. If there is a promotion that has a higher discount, you can decide which discount to use.


Don’t see your question listed here? Please reach out to our reservations team to assist you at [email protected] or 844.645.5772.

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