Category: Spa

Mother’s Day at Elmwood Spa


Uh oh! Stuck without a gift for Mom? Elmwood Spa has some amazing spa packages. My favourite is the Exotic Escape for Two Retreat($299) that comes with Water Therapies, a 50 minute Couples Swedish Massage and a 4 Course Dinner for two at Bangkok Garden. It also includes a relaxing gift to take home, Bath Fizzies. Not your cup of tea? A gift card lets Mom choose her own package!

See all of the packages and options at Elmwood Spa

Win a Couples Massage at the Hammam Spa

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Sometimes the best Valentine’s Day gift is the simplest one. There’s no need to go over the top. Why not give a spa gift card?

The Hammam Spa is one of my favourite spas in Toronto. I love their 500 square foot Hammam.

“Hammam” translates to “Ritualistic Bath”, and it’s a traditional Turkish bath. Turkish Baths traditionally functioned as steam-filled grottos for segregated social gatherings of the upper classes. Women and men would lounge among themselves, enjoying fragrant steam and luxurious body treatments while discussing politics and gossip.”

The Hammam is co-ed, so you can bring your significant other! (more…)

Day Trip: Escape to Ste Anne’s Spa

1-OctoberSte Anne’s Spa is, without a doubt, my favourite spa in Ontario. The property is located in Grafton, within a sprawling 400 acres of countryside. This full service spa is in fact a resort with a full service restaurant, treatment rooms, outdoor water therapies, a bakery and cottages if you’d like to spend the night.

I visited the spa one weekend for a day of rest and relaxation. As soon as you step onto the property, you immediately feel welcomed by the friendly staff.

Beauty Prep at WAXON Waxbar


With TIFF rolling into town and everyone beautifying for the star studded film fest, I chatted with Lexi Miles, the founder of the ultra luxe spot, Waxon Waxbar, about all thing unwanted hair.

What’s the most popular waxing service for women and men?
The Brazilian! A lot of Women are all about going bare down there – the smoother the better! For Men, ‘ The Full Back Combo ’ is the most popular male service and we aren’t complaining about it. When it comes to manscaping, we advise clients it’s all about personal preference but we draw the line at back and shoulder hair…guys, it’s just not hot. (more…)

Take a Break at the Hammam Spa

The holidays can be a pretty stressful time. All that rushing around to get gifts, maybe working extra hours to meet end of the year deadlines…don’t forget to take care of yourself!

I was getting stressed out, so I headed to the Hammam Spa at King & Spadina. Hammam Spa is a full service spa in a convenient location.

When you step into the spa it feels like you are in a quiet oasis somewhere else.The spa provides wraps, robes, slippers, and everything else you need in order to enjoy your visit. (more…)

Spa Weeks Returns!

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WaySpa Spa Week returns to Toronto from April 21-27. Spa Week gives you access to tons of high-end spa services at local spas for only $50!

Spa Week is a great time enjoy the healing and therapeutic benefits of spa treatments above and beyond looking beautiful. Several studies show that going to the spa reduces stress hormone levels, boosts your immunity, acts as a pain reliever, boosts your mood, and relieves PMS symptoms, etc.  This is fantastic for this time of year, as the winter typically gets the best of us and decreases productivity.
Some participating Toronto spas are: Yorkville Beauty Spa, Moksa Day Spa, the Trump Hotel Spa and more! Check here for a full list.
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