RICHMOND, Texas (Jan. 21, 2023)Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, the nation’s leading luxury massage and facial spa franchise, announced today the opening of its newest franchised location in Richmond. Located near Aliana at 10321 West Grand Parkway South in front of Burlington, the new Hand & Stone spa is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Mark and Heather Mize. This is the third of five locations the Sugarland couple plans to bring to the area. They opened their first spa in Fulshear in March 2021, followed by a second in Missouri City later that year. The couple has a passion for the Hand & Stone brand and are committed to bringing accessible and affordable luxury wellness services to their local community.

“Mark and I continue to grow this business because improving the lives of our neighbors and positively contributing to our community is special to us,” said Heather Mize, co-owner of Hand & Stone Richmond-Aliana. “Fort Bend County is growing fast, and the luxury spa experience from Hand & Stone provides locals with a much-needed opportunity to relax and unwind with signature massage and facial services.”

The newest Hand & Stone in Richmond-Aliana features high-quality professional massage services, including Swedish, Himalayan Salt, Sports, Deep Tissue, Oncology and Prenatal massages. Guests can visit the new spa to enjoy Hand & Stone’s signature hot stone massage and best-in-class facial treatments tailored to each individual's needs or skin concerns, with a wide-range of services available for women, men and teens.

Like all Hand & Stone spas nationwide, the new Richmond-Aliana location offers advanced skincare and spa services that incorporate new technologies at the forefront of the wellness market to enhance each guest’s overall experience. These advanced services include Decompression Therapy massage, Diamond Glow facial, NuFACE microcurrent facial, Percussive Therapy massage and LED Phototherapy facial, as well as innovations such as CBD oil enhancements and partnerships with award-winning skincare lines Dermalogica® and ClarityRX (CBD offerings vary by market).

All Hand & Stone services are performed by experienced licensed estheticians and massage therapists. The brand’s commitment to guest experience has translated to an unparalleled level of expertise at each location, supported by best-in-class training and ongoing education resources. At Hand & Stone Richmond-Aliana, members will have access to a team of wellness experts who specialize in providing exceptional skincare and massage treatments, ensuring a tranquil, relaxing and comfortable environment.

“We are fortunate to work with dedicated professionals at each of our spas who love helping others live a healthier lifestyle. Several of our popular team members will be sharing their talents with this newest location as well, and we look forward to one of our favorite parts of this job, which is continuing to offer growth opportunities for our employees and building a strong team culture,” added Heather Mize.

The Richmond-Aliana Hand & Stone spa is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about Hand & Stone’s massage and facial services or to schedule an appointment, call (713) 955-2445 or visit handandstone.com/locations/tx-richmond-aliana.


Hand & Stone is a 500-plus unit massage and facial spa franchise with a mission to bring massage and facial services to the masses. Launched in 2004, Hand & Stone now has locations in 35 states and Canada. Over the past several years, the brand has garnered noteworthy industry recognition including being named No. 1 in the spa category by Entrepreneur Magazine, ranked No. 8 on Forbes' Best Franchises to Buy list in the high investment category and is the fastest-growing spa concept in the country. For more information on Hand & Stone, visit www.handandstonefranchise.com.