Sava Face and Body is located at 1306 W. Anderson Lane in Austin. (Courtesy Photo/Community Impact Journal)
Samantha Kool, a certified oncology esthetician, opened a new location of Sava Face and Body, her oncology-focused skincare company, in early 2022. Here, she offers skincare services and products. skin mild and safe for oncology.
“I work with people at all stages of their cancer journey, from initial diagnosis, through recovery and on less fortunate occasions, to palliative care,” Kool wrote in an email. “My goal is to provide healing services and safe oncology products and treatments to people with cancer as well as caregivers and their loved ones.”
It operates cancer rehabilitation and integrative medicine offices at 4130 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 100, and the new location 1306 W. Anderson Lane.
Some of the services offered include a full menu of facials, hand and foot treatments, back treatments and LED treatments. She sells Hale & Hush products and radiation burn cream. Hale & Hush is formulated for extremely sensitive and health-challenged skin.
“Skincare is often overlooked during a cancer journey, and as our body’s largest organ, it’s important to prevent damage to the skin barrier caused by harsh medications and treatments such as radiation therapy. and targeted therapies,” Kool said. “Damage to the skin barrier invites infection into the body, which is an unnecessary complication. Often people have severe skin reactions to their treatments that they don’t know what to do with. Medical teams focus on saving of lives and often don’t have the time or interest in skin related issues. Oncology safe skin care services and products are so important, but it’s so unknown in the My goal is for everyone affected by cancer to know that it exists and how it can benefit physical and mental health.
Kool said cancer patients must be approved for all services by their oncologists before receiving services, but once they get the go-ahead, they can continue to receive them.
Kool sees customers by appointment only from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at the Anderson Lane location and Monday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Spicewood Springs Road location.
To reach Sava Face and Body, call 512-608-7760 or visit www.savefaceandbody.com.