What’s The Difference Between Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage?

What’s The Difference Between Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage?

The main difference between Swedish massage and deep tissue massage is the amount of pressure used by your massage therapist. Deep tissue massage uses more pressure than Swedish massage. But there are lots of other reasons you may prefer one massage technique over the other.

There are so many reasons why people get massages. Whether it’s an athlete recovering from a sports injury, an office…

A woman laying down and holding her pregnant stomach at the top and bottom.

Our Complete Spa Guide for Hot Mamas-To-Be

As much talk as there is of the “glow” of pregnancy, the truth is that you’re probably not feeling your best these days. With a baby bump that’s more of a baby watermelon, swollen feet, morning sickness, back aches, and a surprise sprinkling of new hair cropping up in unwanted places, you probably feel more in need of a visit to the spa than…

Close-up of a woman puckering her lips

Everything You Need To Know About Lip Filler

Maybe it was the first time you saw Angelina Jolie’s pillowy lips on the big screen. Maybe you like your lips the way they are but just want a little added definition to your Cupid’s bow. Or maybe you found out the hard way that plumping gloss just doesn’t work after all. (If only!)

Regardless of what brought you here, we’re glad you’ve come. No…

Woman's legs dangling in a swimming pool.

Your Everything Laser Hair Removal Guide

With an annual average of 228 days of sunshine, we Austinites spend the majority of our year in bathing suits — or shorts and short sleeves at the very least. And that means that if we want to keep our skin looking as smooth and silky as possible, we have a lot of upkeep to do. If you’re looking for an alternative to tedious…

Viva’s Ultimate Summer Skin Care Guide

Good news — summer is officially here! Time for lazy days at the pool, grilling for dinner, and frosé with (almost) every meal. In other words, total paradise, right?

Well, for the most part. But with summer comes the heat, and it’s especially fierce here in the capital of Texas, where temperatures can spike to triple digits for months on end. And to our skin,…

Woman receiving a HydraFacial treatment.

HydraFacials: The Skin Care Treatment You Need

If you’re a skin care addict like us, you’re always looking for the latest fix — and the HydraFacial is it! This treatment basically takes a lot of traditional facial services, like peels, microdermabrasion, cleansing, and moisturizing, and packs them all into one gentler mega-treatment in just 30 minutes! And if you’ve ever seen someone who just got a HydraFacial, you know that they…

What Mom Really Wants: Our Favorite Mother’s Day Spa Gifts


Nobody works harder than moms. Not only do they literally give us life, but they’re our biggest supporters, tirelessly working to make our lives better. Whether it’s tucking the kids in at night or doling out sage life advice, moms are essentially the superheroes of the world. But all that superhero-ing gets tiring sometimes. Every once in a while, Mom needs to hang up…

Viva Domain Is Dripping In Gold. Introducing Eli Halili Fine Jewelry.

Adorn yourself or that someone special with a one-of-a kind, handcrafted piece from New York jewelry designer Eli Halili, available in Austin exclusively at Viva Day Spa Domain Northside. Take a peek below, then come by and explore his complete collection.

Renowned for its master-crafted modern heirlooms, Eli Halili Jewelry embodies elegance, simplicity, spirituality and passion for the world’s natural beauties.

Featured in WWD, Vogue and…

Viva Domain Northside's lobby welcomes guests with a sophisticated fusion of warm natural elements and modern features

Viva Day Spa Domain Has Arrived

Our third location, Viva Day Spa Domain, is officially open in the buzzing Rock Rose entertainment district at the Domain Northside.

This new, flagship location brings our award-winning, full-service menu of spa treatments — including signature spa packages, massage, skin care and natural nail care — to the buzzing north Austin area, along with new offerings exclusive to Viva Domain.
New Spa, New ‘Hood
We’re excited to…

Viva’s Top 5 Spa Treatments for Summer!

At Viva, we offer a number of spa services designed with Austin’s sizzling summer heat and humidity in mind. Check out our Top 5 Treatments for Summer that will have you swimsuit season ready and leave your skin looking smooth and radiant!
1) Sugaring: A Sweet Alternative to Waxing

Viva is one the few spas in Austin offering sugaring as a hair removal technique. Unlike waxing,…

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