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Dallas Summer Spa News: New Offerings from House of Preservation, Joanna Czech, and the Ritz

House of Preservation launches its first cleanser, Joanna Czech now offers massages, and the Ritz Carlton leans into its new spa digs.
House of Preservation founders and skincare gurus Brittany Ricketts and Rylie Bland have released their first facial product: an oil cleanser. Courtesy of House of Preservation

House of Preservation Launches Its First Cleanser

For close to a decade, anti-aging skincare gurus Brittany Ricketts and Rylie Bland have waxed poetic about the power of oil cleansing. The House of Preservation founders fell in love with double-cleansing while enrolled in cosmetology and esthiology school and launching the blog that first gained them notoriety.

Four years ago, the influencers leveraged their internet fame to open their House of Preservation med spa, offering services like laser, microneedling, filler, Korean peels, dermaplaning, and more. Late last month, the duo launched their very first facial product: Step One, an oil cleanser. Applied to a dry face, the product promises to “melt away makeup and impurities in seconds.” The $68 cleanser, which includes ingredients like grapefruit peel oil and rosemary leaf oil, is available online and at the med spa’s Dallas and Austin locations. 

3219 N. Fitzhugh Ave. houseofpreservation.com

Start Your Weekend with a Massage at Joanna Czech

Celebrity aesthetician Joanna Czech has spent decades building a career dedicated to your face. Her skincare-forward brand features a luxe product line, which’ll cost you one month’s rent, and two flagship studios in New York and her home base of Dallas. There, Czech’s jet-setting clientele can book treatments like the Cryo drainage facial, Upper Body LED, and a Kobido massage, which is known as a “natural Japanese face-lift.” But while beauty and skincare is the core of Czech’s brand, she’s getting into the comfort game, too. On Fridays and Saturdays at the Dallas studio, guests can now book a 60-minute full body massage, a Swedish-style massage with deep tissue stimulation and trigger point therapy, for $250. 

2410 Victory Park Ln. joannaczech.com

Get the Diamond Treatment at the Ritz-Carlton 

Last year, the Ritz-Carlton, Dallas unveiled its, well, ritzy remodeled 12,000-square-foot spa. Inspired by the Dallas Arboretum, the soft and floral remodel will transport you out of the city, spa director Scott Studstill told D Magazine at the time. Now, the spa is hopping on the lymphatic massage trend once again with its new Diamond Botanical Ritual treatment. The 80-minute service includes dry brushing to stimulate the lymphatic system and a blend of Dead Sea salt crystals, grapeseed, and ground rice. There’s also a full-body massage with a “hydrating veil.” The whole thing costs $350, but the spa’s offering the service for 15 percent off throughout August. 

2121 McKinney Ave. ritzcarlton.com

Other Dallas Beauty and Wellness News 

Kids Can Get Their Ears Pierced at Wildlike

Best of Big D winner Wildlike, which won “best piecer” this year, recently announced that kids can now come to the Shops at Highland Park spot to get their ears pierced. Children as young as age 5 can get their ears pierced, but anyone age 5–10 must have a consultation first. 

4218 Oak Lawn Ave. wildlike.com

Happy Birthday, MISS A

Dallas-based direct-to-consumer beauty brand MISS A, known for its ultra-affordable products, is celebrating its 10th birthday this month. In honor of the anniversary, the brand will be offering giveaways on Instagram all August and a 15-percent-off sale sitewide August 11–13. 


Find New CBD Gummies at Hiatus 

Austin-based Earlybird CBD, which sells hemp-infused tinctures and gummies, is expanding its retail ventures into North Texas. The brand’s products contain 2.5 mg of THC, promising to be “CBD you can feel,” and can be found at Davis Street Mercantile and Hiatus Spa + Retreat. 



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