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The Ultimate Sunscreen Guide: Austin, Texas Edition

Is your skin screaming for some serious SPF this summer? Even if you don’t realize it, the answer is yes. As a top day spa and med spa, we are experts when it comes to all things skin care. And as an Austin, Texas company, we like to think we know a thing or two about sun exposure. Living in Texas keeps us in a…


Father’s Day Ideas, Austin Edition

Father’s Day 2022 is Sunday, June 19 and dads deserve self-care too! Treat him to his favorite things for Father’s Day in Austin, Texas with these fun activities and gift ideas.
Grab A Cold One
Take Dad on a tour of the local breweries near our Viva Day Spa Domain Northside location in north Austin. He’ll love the beers on tap at local favorites like Hopsquad…


Austin’s Favorite Memorial Day Weekend Ideas

Memorial Day is Monday, May 30, 2022. A three-day holiday means it’s time to relax indoors or get out and enjoy some fun in the sun. We’ve put together some festive summer kick-off ideas for your Memorial Day in Austin, Texas.
Take a Dip
It’s no secret that things get a little HOT around Memorial Day in Austin. Local wisdom says that water is the answer!…

Alle Mother’s Day Offer: $150 Gift Card for $100

Allergan is offering a one-day-only Mother’s Day Gift Certificate offer on Tuesday May 3, 2022 to its Allē rewards members. Use it to save $50 when you schedule your next injectables treatment at Viva Day Spa + Med Spa — including Botox, Juvederm filler, and Kybella double chin treatment. You don’t even have to be a mother to get this offer!

Not an Allē member…

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Mask Policy & Safety Measures

Spa Mask Policy, updated June 30, 2022
Masks are optional for all Viva Day Spa + Med Spa guests. Viva’s staff is still required to wear a mask during specific up-close treatments:

Medical treatments performed on the face, décolleté and neck, including microneedling, IPL Photofacial, Forma, Morpheus8 RF Microneedling and more
Massages, while working on the head, neck, and shoulders
Our staff will…

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Austin Breast Imaging: Get Your Mammogram Giveaway

Self care is crucial for everyone’s health and well being. That belief is at the foundation of why Shannon, Laurie and Maya founded Viva back in 2005. But we’re here to say that it’s especially important for women.
Self-Care for Super Women
More often than not, women are the primary caretakers of their worlds. According to a 2020 Gallup poll, women now make up 50% of…

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National Vitamin C Day: Best Serums

Vitamin C is such a rockstar antioxidant, immune booster, and skin health promoter that it has its own annual day. National Vitamin C Day is April 4, 2022. Celebrate with a limited time offer for SkinCeuticals vitamin C serums, including CE Ferulic, Phloretin CF, and Silymarin CF.

What Is Vitamin C?
Vitamin C is a water-soluble, essential vitamin that’s found in many foods, particularly fruits and…

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Which Fitzpatrick Scale Skin Type Are You?

Skin is a big deal — emphasis on big. In fact, it’s the largest organ in your body, making up a whopping 16% of your body mass. And that’s why it’s so important to protect it. Of course, daily SPF sunscreen is a must for all skin types, but just as important is knowing your exact skin type — and thankfully, there’s a…

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Collagen Boosting Treatments & Products

Let’s talk about collagen. You know it’s important and that it plays a vital role in the look and function of your skin. But what is it exactly? And as our skin matures as we age, how can you, well, get more of it? The skin experts at Viva Day Spa + Med Spa have the answers. Read on as we cover everything you…

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Valentine’s Spa Gift Ideas For Her, Him & Couples

Need ideas for the best sweets for your sweetie this year? We’ve done the thinking for you. Here’s your stress-free selection of our best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for a relaxing spa escape at the best spa in Austin, Texas. All are healthy, calorie-free, and 100% guaranteed to melt your honey’s heart without melting your wallet.

2022 Bonus Offer: Give $300 in Gift Cards. Get…

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Best Austin Couples Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day in Austin, Texas. Is there a better city to be in love or single and loving it? We don’t think so.❤️ Whether you’re planning a romantic couples date night or want to celebrate Gal-entine’s style with your bestie, we’ve put together some of our favorite Austin Valentine’s Day couples ideas featuring local businesses. Because time together with the people you love most…

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New Year, New You: Best MedSpa Treatments to Turn Back Time

A new year is officially upon us. The new year is a great time to make some ambitious resolutions — but why not gift yourself with one instead? Unlike those lofty new year’s resolutions, our med spa treatments will give you guaranteed results. Here’s how you can turn back the clock for your skin this year.
Got some crow’s feet or fine lines that you…

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What Is Restylane Kysse Lip Filler?

And What Makes It So Special?
These days, many of us are letting our normal beauty and wellness routines slide — our roots are growing out, and our favorite yoga pants have become our at-home uniform. Amid the pandemic, we’re not seeing many faces or going out much. But during these days of isolation, it’s more important than ever to focus on what makes us…

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What Causes A Double Chin? And How To Get Rid Of It.

Given the option, there’s a good chance that — regardless of gender — most of us would choose to have a chiseled jawline. But other than runway supermodels and statues of Greek gods, the majority of us have softer jawlines. As we age or gain weight, that roundness becomes fuller, and before we know it, we’ve developed a bit of a double chin that…

Viva Day Spa Holiday Gift Certificate Offer 2021

Holiday Spa Gift Certificate Bonus

Make your 2021 holiday gift giving go further this year! Receive a complimentary $100 voucher for spa or med spa services when you spend $500 or more on Viva gift certificates by December 26, 2021. Our Holiday Spa Gift Certificate Bonus is available for all in-spa or online gift certificate purchases.
Safe Self-Care, Delivered Your Way

Viva makes the giving easy with multiple options to deliver…

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