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UPDATE: milk + honey Went Blue for Autism Speaks

May 2, 2012

UPDATE: We want to thank all of our wonderful clients who got a little blue in April for Autism Speaks and its Light It Up Blue campaign. milk + honey is proud to announce 57 individuals had a blue manicure or pedicure in the month of April, and we’re donating $5 for each of those to the foundation Autism Speaks.

Thank you again to every one who participated. It is always wonderful to see the community come together and help out, even if it means turning a little blue.


milk + honey spa 2nd Street District is proud to join forces with other area businesses for the campaign Autism Speaks, the world’s largest Autism science and advocacy organization, in its Light It Up Blue campaign.

During the month of April, milk + honey will donate $5 to Autism Speaks for each blue manicure or pedicure our clients receive. Our m + h Manicure or Pedicure, Lux Manicure or Pedicure, and our Seasonal Orange Blossom Manicure or Pedicure are all eligible for this offer. Ladies, don’t worry, we have plenty of wonderful shades of blue for you to look your best.

The Light It Up Blue campaign is to raise awareness for Autism and to help Austinites identify, support, and include those with Autism in our community.

milk + honey is partnering with other 2nd Street District businesses. Please check out other local businesses who are also helping raise awareness for Autism.


Create Your Perfect Smile with Dr. Randy Kunik

March 22, 2012

Create Your Perfect Smile

It’s never been easier to have a perfect smile. Our neighbor, Dr. Randy Kunik is offering an exclusive deal to milk + honey clients. He’s hosting two open houses where he will walk you through the beauty experience of straightening your teeth using the Invisalign system.
milk + honey clients will receive $500 off the Invisalign treatment. If you choose to begin before May 31, 2012, you will receive a Signature Retreat Package ($249 value). There will be wine, beer, appetizers, smiles, and answers to all of your Invisalign questions.


Wednesday, March 28: 5:30-7:30pm
4201 Bee Caves Road C209

2nd Street District
Thursday, March 29: 5:30-7:30pm
211-B San Antonio Street

RSVP to [email protected]


SALON by milk + honey Arboretum Market Grand Opening Party

February 15, 2012

It wouldn’t be a celebration without you. Our doors have been open at our newest location for almost two months and now it’s time to party. milk + honey invites you to our grand opening party Thursday, February 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at SALON by milk + honey Arboretum Market.

SALON by milk + honey Arboretum Market offers fantastic hair, makeup, and nail treatments located at the Arboretum Market shopping center, near Saks Fifth Avenue, next to Williams-Sonoma. Free parking is available immediately in front of the salon.

Guests of the grand opening will enjoy local food, signature cocktails, a chance to meet our milk + honey team, and a prize drawing for one of our amazing treatments.

milk + honey is proud to support local businesses and Emily’s Catering and Delish are providing food for the event. Emily’s Catering is a woman-owned HUB that has been providing the highest quality of cuisine to Central Texans for more than 25 years. Delish Bakery focuses on gourmet cupcakes, pies, cakes, cookies, tarts and all things delish, and will be providing desserts.

We look forward to seeing you Thursday night, February 23 for a night of celebration as we officially kick off our newest salon location, SALON by milk + honey Arboretum Market.

Click here to RSVP to the grand opening.

Contact Chase Alexander at 512.236.1115 with any additional questions about the event.


Save with milk + honey at the Le Garage Sale

January 23, 2012

Want to save money on the great products you’ve come to love at milk + honey this weekend? Just so you know, the correct answer is nodding your head “yes.”

milk + honey will be on hand at the Le Garage Sale at the Austin Convention Center this Saturday and Sunday (January 28-29).

You’ll be able to score savings on Aveda, Clarisonic and other popular items with some clearance items at a 50% (or higher) discount.

We can’t wait to see you there. Since you’ll be right next to milk + honey spa 2nd Street District, schedule a massage or nail treatment and make a day of it. For additional information on Le Garage Sale, visit


Peel Party: Hill Country Galleria, January 31

January 19, 2012

Join us for a day of knowledge and great skin on January 31st from noon to 6pm as we host a peel party at our Hill Country Galleria spa.

Image of Pomegranate SeedsYou’ll spend 30 minutes with one of our expert estheticians receiving a skin analysis and our Pomegranate Peel (see description below). This peel is great for first timers, and just as effective for peel veterans! It’s also the perfect way to transition your skin to the winter weather. It supports the life span of your healthy cells, prevents free radical damage, and stimulates healthy cell turnover with an antioxidant rich peel.

Reserve your spot now by calling 512.263.1115.

The total fee is $50. That includes the Pomegranate Peel (regularly $95), and a $25 credit toward CosMedix products. Plus, we’ll have a CosMedix expert available to assist you further in finding the best products for your skin. There will also be light refreshments and Champagne. Great skin? Expert advice? It’s a win win.

Pomegranate Facial Peel
This is an antioxidant epidermal leveling peel that works to even out the top layers of the skin to smooth away superficial sun damage and discoloration. Containing some of nature’s most potent antioxidants—including pomegranate seed oil, green algae astaxanthin, and red wine resveratrol—this therapeutic leveling peel targets skin-damaging free radicals while gently stimulating collagen for a healthy, youthful finish. 30 minutes for $95


Complexion Makeup Class on January 12

January 3, 2012


Our resident makeup artist, Courtney, is excited to share her knowledge with all of you at her makeup class on Thursday, January 12th. Her first makeup class in November was all about the eyes and a huge success.

This class will focus on complexion – what you need to achieve that perfect summer glow (even in the dead of winter). The class is free to attend and will be held from 6pm to 7pm at our 2nd Street District SALON. Please RSVP by January 10th to [email protected]. He’ll get you on the list and share important tidbits with you!


Peel Party at downtown milk + honey on November 8

October 5, 2011

Join us for a day of knowledge and great skin on November 8 as we host a peel party at our downtown spa! If you want your skin fall-weather ready this peel party is just for you!

You’ll spend 30 minutes with one of our expert estheticians receiving our Pomegranate Peel. This peel is a great, mild peel for first timers, and just as effective for peel veterans! It draws moisture to the surface of the skin while exfoliating, increasing collagen and elastin while decreasing the effects of sun damage. It is a perfect way to transition your skin for the fall weather! It supports the life span of your healthy cells, prevents free radical damage and stimulates healthy cell turnover with an antioxidant rich peel.

Reserve your spot now, as they’re booking up quickly! The reservation fee is $50. $25 of that fee is completely redeemable in CosMedix product! We’ll have a CosMedix expert available to assist you further in finding the best products for your skin.

Great skin? Expert advice? It’s a win win! Come join us at our downtown milk + honey spa on November 8 for our Peel Party!


Look Fresh for Fall with our makeup expert Courtney on November 10

October 5, 2011

Look Fresh for Fall

Courtney, our in-house makeup expert, will be hosting a makeup class on Thursday, November 10 from 6:30-8:00pm at our downtown SALON. Learn more about Courtney and her world of experience here.

This will be the first of many classes and Courtney will be starting with eyes. Have you ever wondered how makeup artists achieve the perfect smokey eye? Or how they quickly transition makeup clients from day to night? This is the perfect opportunity to spend some time with her, sip some champagne and learn all of the tips + tricks of makeup artists today. As a special treat, Courtney and SALON by milk + honey will give each guest of the class a complimentary eye shadow for you to practice your new techniques at home.

Please RSVP to SALON Manager, Chase at [email protected], by Tuesday November 8 if you’d like to attend!


milk + honey To Host Book Release and Austin Entrepreneurs Networking Event

September 28, 2011

Join Austin women entrepreneurs as we celebrate the launch of Lorin Beller Blake’s new book, “Splash! How Women Entrepreneurs Dive into Success,” Thursday, October 6, 2011, 6-8pm.  milk + honey will be hosting a networking event at the company corporate office (1601 E. Cesar Chavez, Ste. 104) featuring a LIVE 10 minute broadcast from Lorin in San Diego, professional make-up tips for busy business women and light refreshments.

Lorin Beller Blake is an inspirational and powerful leader of women business owners since launching Big Fish Nation in 2011. Her latest book, “Splash” features twenty-one amazing women entrepreneurs including Alissa Bayer, Founder and Owner of milk + honey spa and SALON by milk + honey.

Join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating the success of women entrepreneurs in Austin and across the nation. For additional information or to RSVP to the event, please contact Spa Coordinator, CJ, [email protected]

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