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The Sanctuary (Jian Guo Road)

4/F, No.171 Jianguo Middle Road | Nearby Ruijin 2nd Road, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 159 2162 6090
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USD 166.00*
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Customized Facial and Eye Treatment in Shanghai
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USD 182.00*
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Customized Organic Facial Treatment With Skin Consultation
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Selected "Best Skincare Specialist" by Louis Vuitton City Guide, The Sanctuary offers a personalised approach to skincare. All facials start with a thorough skincare consultation, after which our consultant will formulate a tailored facial regimen with products that are best suited for the client's skin. The professional extractions is as smooth as can be and clients leave with a pronounced different in the look and feel of their skin. All products used at The Sanctuary are organically derived, dye- and fragrance-free formulas created by co-founders, Lisa Young, an Ivy League-educated clinical professional with degrees in medicine and biochemistry.
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4/F, No.171 Jianguo Middle Road | Nearby Ruijin 2nd Road, Shanghai 200000, China
Former French Concession
+86 159 2162 6090
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely, perfect spa. I had one of the best and most relaxing facials of my life -- excellent but largely pain-free extractions, a great neck and shoulder massage, and an experience so relaxing I almost fell asleep on the table. The pre-treatment consultation...More

Thank JillNic83
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have looked literarily all over the world (I have lived in 7 different countries on 3 continents) for a facial this good. Even though I moved out of Shanghai four years ago, I return to The Sanctuary every single time I visit, even if...More

Thank FroginJapan
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

i had a facial at the Sanctuary in Shangai today. From the moment you walk through the door it is like entering heaven. It is quiet, it is warm, it is immaculate from top to bottom. I have had facials at the best spas in...More

Thank Stu4212
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Sanctuary is the perfect place to spend some me-time. The staff are super friendly, helpful, and accommodating. I like the fruit tea that they provide before and after your treatment. It's refreshing and a nice touch to start and end your experience. It's okay...More

Thank Tuyen P
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This spa lived up to its name. Truly a sanctuary. The space is extremely clean and thoughtfully done up. The therapist was knowledgeable and attentive; knowing exactly what my dehydrated skin needs. She managed to extract the zits and blackheads on my skin without leaving...More

Thank Angelia T
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This massage place is recommended by the Louis Vuitton guide for shanghai, it is more expensive than cheap Chinese massage places but the service, quality of the rooms is very good. We were quite impressed by this professional massage and recommend it.

Thank Philippe H
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I've been coming to Su's since she first opened the branch several years ago. My skin was very dry from Shanghai's environment and also wrecked from using fake moisturiser bought unknowingly online then. Her facials helped fix my skin and is something I look forward...More

Thank liza83
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It is nice to find a place where you can trully relax, while enjoying a highly professional massage. Unlike many other places across asia, Su and her team know what they do. They will take the time to screen you and discuss your facial needs...More

Thank Mazadere
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I had been visiting China since 2001 and lived there for 8 years before returning home recently. I like to visit spa to relax and to have fixes on my skin, so I visited a large number of spa's in China, including the spa's in...More

Thank hhxiao
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

The ladies at the Sanctuary are professional and expert in their technique. I have been going to the Hong mei lu branch for over a year and recently had a facial here. Thorough treatment and so so good! Highly recommended.

Thank kquirante
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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