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Our Founder’s Favorite Spa Treatments

May 7, 2021

I always receive the same text when a friend visits milk + honey for the first time. It’s always a little something like “What should I do?” or “Which service is your favorite?” And of course, it can be difficult to recommend just one spa service. For one, I haven’t tried all of them yet. And secondly, every single one I have experienced has been a dream. So, I decided to go to the top for advice. I sat down with milk + honey founder, Alissa Bayer to ask her for her current top three favorite services. Scroll for Alissa’s picks (in no particular order.)

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Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

June 8, 2017


1) milk + honey Series  2) Manly Retreat  3) Sugarfina Vice Collection  4) milk + honey Cream Deodorant No. 52  5) milk + honey Power Set  6) milk + honey gift certificate  7) FOREO Luna Mini 2  8) RAD tools

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18 and we’re getting a head start on the search for the perfect gift for Dad. From therapeutic massage tools to milk + honey gift certificates (Dads love the spa too!), he’ll love our 2017 Father’s Day gift guide.

Here are eight great gifts to get Dad…

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The Official milk+ honey 2016 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

February 4, 2016

Our annual Valentine’s Day gift guide is here. No matter who you’re shopping for — man, woman, or best friend — in your life, we’ve got you covered.



The 2016 Valentine’s Date Night  package includes a 60-minute Couples Massage and side-by-side m + h pedicures.



Set the mood with these Makana candles. Made from USA-grown soybeans, these handcrafted vegan candles will make any place a feel like a romantic getaway.




Treat him to Back Rub 101. You’ll both learn how to give relaxing neck and back massages in a 30-minute hands-on class, followed by a relaxing 60-minute Couples Signature Massage.


For the guy who loves working out, our Active Set is a must have. The set includes the milk + honey  Arnica Balm, No. 18 Bath Soak, No. 18 Bath & Body Oil, and Calendula Cream,making sore and achy joints a thing of the past.


If he loves beer and coffee, then Benjamin Soap Co. Coffee Stout Beer Soap is a great gift option. Handcrafted by the Zilker Brewing Company, this luxurious soap is ultra-moisturizing for all skin types.



Indulge your best friend with our 2016 Valentine’s Head-to-Toe Retreat. This spa day includes a 60-minute Signature Massage and Lux Pedicure.


Gift your BFF with some milk + honey staples, such as our Essential Gift Set. This set is packed with beauty greats, including  No. 16 Body Cream, No. 14 Body Wash, Everything Roll On, Lip Polish No. 35, and Lip Butter No. 40.


Is your friend a makeup lover? Look no further than Youngblood Cosmetics. From the Contour Palette to the Mineral Matte Lipsticks, this luxurious vegan mineral cosmetics line is cruelty-free, paraben-free, and has become the go-to for celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and long-time fan, Jessica Alba.



You deserve the 2016 Valentine’s Ultimate Retreat. Enjoy a relaxing day at the spa with an Ultimate Massage, Ultimate Facial, and Ultimate Pedicure.


Want healthy, glowing skin for your big date night? Our HydraFacial, — available only at our 2nd Street District location  — cleanses and exfoliates your skin while providing nourishing serums to create flawless skin. Head straight from the spa to your romantic rendezvous without any downtime or redness.

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milk + honey Gift Guide: FOR HER

December 4, 2013

Gift gratification comes easy with a little milk + honey thrown into the mix — and you know what? She deserves it. Luxe spa treatments, the ultimate retreat packages, and the detox steam and body massage are crowd-pleasers for every lady on your list. And that’s just the beginning.


The Woman Who Loves Her Beauty Products Needs . . .  to meet our new line of bath and body products.

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The Woman Who Has Been Good All Year Long Needs . . . the Holiday Ultimate Retreat Gift Certificate ($499).


The Woman Who Works 24/7 Needs . . . the Detox Steam + Body Massage ($175).


The Woman Who’s Expecting Needs . . . the Pre-Natal Massage ($130).


The Woman Who Loves a Pedicure Needs . . . to try our Lux Pedicure (starting at $70). There’s no going back.


The Woman Who Hates to Wear Makeup Needs . . . the Ultrasonic Facial ($135).


Available In-Store Only . . . 

Clarisonic | Kevin Murphy | KOBO Candles | Revitalash Holiday Gift Box


Need more ideas for her? No problem. Go here now.

Good luck and happy holidays!

Gift Guide

The milk + honey 2012 Gift Guide

December 4, 2012

milk + honey is here to help you get a start on your shopping, and find something for everyone on your list. We have gift ideas for each personality in your life.

All of our spa treats may be purchased right from your computer through our online store, and you can even print or email your gift certificate immediately. You may also place your order by calling 512.236.1115, or dropping by any of our locations.

At milk + honey we know that it feels great to give and it feels even better to receive. This year when you purchase $500 in gift certificates, we’ll give you an $80 bonus. (We won’t tell anyone if you keep it for yourself!)

For the Holiday Spirit

Our favorite Holiday Retreats are back. The Holiday Lux Retreat, Holiday Signature Retreat, Couples Holiday Retreat, Holiday Mini Retreat and Ultimate Holiday Retreat will put a smile on any Grinch on your list. Plus, when you select any Holiday Retreat, we have specially priced upgrades and add-ons such as a Blowout or Ultrasonic Facial Add-On.

For the Runner

Our Hit the Trail Retreat is perfect for the runner, golfer, or tennis pro in your life. They’’ll enjoy a 60-minute Sports Massage to soothe sore joints and muscles, followed by a Buff + Go Manicure and Pedicure plus 15 minutes of extra foot massage. To make sure that their skin stays safe in the sun, they’ll leave with CosMedix SPF 30 sunblock. $199. Buy Gift Certificate

For the Girl on the Go

Is she too busy for the spa? Not with these quick, yet thorough spa treats for the gal (or guy) on the go, she’ll be in and out before anyone notices she’s gone.

The Ultrasonic Facial Treatment (face +neck) is an advanced skin rejuvenation system for glowing, radiant skin. This treatment is a particle-free dermabrasion system that helps Spa Partisans of all ages and skin types reclaim their radiance. $95. Buy Gift Certificate

The Buff + Go Manicure and Pedicure includes light nail and cuticle maintenance and a buff to shine. $55. Buy Gift Certificate

For the Spa Newbie

Our Holiday Mini Retreat includes two of our most popular treats, so the new Spa Partisan can comfortably find his or her favorites. This package includes a 60-minute Lux Massage and our Signature Facial. $169. Buy Gift Certificate

For the Athlete

Every  sports fan loves a Sports Massage. He’ll leave feeling like he scored the winning touchdown. It’s a full-body, Swedish-style massage which incorporates deep stretching. Particularly useful for treating sports injuries and relieving stress. $105 to $170. Buy Gift Certificate

For the Love Birds

Give the blushing bride and groom (or bride and bride, or groom and groom) our Backrub 101 and they’ll both learn how to give a great back and neck massage. After they each receive a 30-minute lesson, the lucky duo will each receive a 60-minute Lux Massage in our couples’ room. $290. Buy Gift Certificate

For the Lover of All Things Spa

Better than Bacon of the Month Club, our annual milk + honey Membership is the ultimate gift that will change someone’s mood instead of their waistline. The process is easy – on the first day of the month, we will charge a card on file for that month’s treatment (you’ll save 15% over a la carte selections). You may even include gratuity so they can breeze in and float out without ever having to reach for their pocketbook.

Any of our services can be turned into milk + honey Memberships. Just call us at 512.263.1115 for more details, or click here to get started.

Santa’s Little Helper

Want something from Santa, but don’t know how to ask? [email protected] is here to make all of your dreams come true! Send a wish list, and the contact info of the person who needs a hint, and we’ll take care of the rest!

Planning a Holiday Party?

Make it even better with milk + honey. We can add some relaxing fun at your holiday party, or you can bring the party to the spa. Email [email protected] for more ideas to liven up your party and relax your guests!

Don’t see what you are looking for? You may purchase Gift Certificates for any denomination, instantly, by calling us or clicking here.

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milk + honey Father’s Day Retreats

June 4, 2012

Father’s Day falls on June 17, are you ready? Show Dad he’s The Man!

Our gift certificates are available for any service or increment and are accepted at all locations. Click here to mail a gift certificate, or if you can’t wait, you may purchase an instant gift certificate by clicking here, to print or email it right from your computer.

You may also place your order by giving us a call at 512.236.1115 or dropping by our 2nd Street District, Hill Country Galleria or Arboretum Market locations.

These Father’s Day Retreats include specially designed treatments for our manliest Spa Partisans to alleviate their unique physical and mental stressors. Each retreat is named after a famous father connected intimately with Austin.

Robert Rodriguez Retreat

Rodriguez gets down and dirty when directing films like Sin City and Machete. Nothing a Buff + Go Manicure can’t fix along with a Deep Tissue Massage.
60-minute Deep Tissue Massage
Buff + Go Manicure
Buy Gift Certificate

Drew Brees Retreat

Brees might not play his home football games in Texas anymore, but we don’t forget where he came from. Plus, as a quarterback he needs to stay light on his toes. Our Manly Pedicure and Sports Massage fit perfectly.
90-minute Sports Massage
Manly Pedicure
Buy Gift Certificate

Lance Armstrong Retreat

With all that biking, there’s bound to be some skin damage. Make sure your dad takes care of his skin with a Men’s Deep Clean Facial and he’ll get those muscles fully relaxed with a Sports Massage.
60-minute Sports Massage
Men’s Deep Clean Facial
Buy Gift Certificate

Matthew McConaughey Retreat

No need to leave your shirt on (for half of this retreat). Enjoy our two-hour Lux Massage along with a haircut + style. That sounds all right, all right, all right.
120-minute Lux Massage
Men’s Haircut + Style
Buy Gift Certificate

Stephen F. Austin Retreat

The mother of all Father’s Day Retreats is appropriately named after the Father of Texas. Your dad will get a massage, facial, manicure and pedicure sure to make him feel as famous as our namesake.
90-minute Lux Massage
Men’s Facial
Buff + Go Combo
Buy Gift Certificate

If you don’t see something Dad will love, give us a call, and we’ll help you create the perfect retreat. Or, click here to purchase a gift certificate online for any service or amount.

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