The team at Glo Tanning and Nutrition helps revamp patrons' physiques from the inside out by pointing them in the direction of nutritional supplements and technology-driven aesthetic treatments. For building a base tan, the salon stocks a lie-down bed as well as a vertical booth for practicing tree poses. Glo's infrared sauna is designed to relieve pain and promote better circulation, and the light and heat energy of the noninvasive Radiancy laser removes hair or diminishes pigmented lesions on a variety of skin types.
For a haircut or mani-pedi, clients stop by the adjacent salon and spa. Hardwood floors, reed-like plants, and Asian-inspired statues give the space a clean, modernistic feel without the need to wrap guests in freshly laundered Picasso paintings.
Though they're aided by modern saponification science, Wild Prairie Soap Company's skilled artisans hearken to centuries-old techniques as they handcraft batches of natural soap within their in-store soaperie. They hand-cut and cure each bar before nestling it onto a clean white table or chic antique armoire. The high-end soaps share the spotlight with towers of body polishes and lotions infused with shea butter for silky-smooth secret handshakes.
The soap-makers infuse their blends with 50 per cent olive oil and pure essential oils to gently condition and clean every type of skin without unwanted fillers or animal byproducts. Dozens of varieties range from rosehip and grapefruit to man-centric brew bars, which are blended with dark irish stout and organic hops to elicit a subtle scent, thick lather, and even thicker five o'clock shadow.
Amedeo Exclusive keeps gentlemen looking dapper with an assortment of formalwear and business togs crafted from luxurious materials including silk, cashmere, and expertly milled cotton. Neckties adorn collars with over 110 brilliant colours with matching stainless steel tie clips and cufflinks, allowing customers to create meticulously coordinated outfits or proud displays of their old kindergarten's school colours. Elegant French cuffs ring the sleeves of tonal-stitched dress shirts, and skinny ties infuse ensembles with a youthful, contemporary flair. Bowties and pocket squares of Italian silk accent formal costumes with old-school class, as accessories such as bronze business-card holders cherry-top business outfits with an extra note of sophistication.
Each day after work, Cloud Nine Pajamas owner Robyn Zechel delights in changing out of her work wear and into her comfortable pajamas. She aims to inspire similar daily rituals with her collection of cozy and practical threads that have been featured in the Edmonton Journal. The sleep apparel spans the spectrum, from light, breezy robes and pajamas made with bamboo and wicking materials to cozy styles ideal for midnight raids on walk-in freezers. Additionally, Cloud Nine Pajamas helps you work toward more restful slumber with accessories such as heated stuffed animals and soothing body lotions.
Featured in Fashion magazine, Black & Bold stocks its shelves with an assortment of designer apparel and accessories. Navigate arms through the sleeves of a new T-shirt ($12), or disguise laser pupils with a pair of sunglasses ($15). Meanwhile, designer hats ($28) outfit mop tops, and a pair of shorts ($48) encourages calves to openly salsa dance. Customers can keep up with the latest fashion trends and button-sewing conspiracies on Black & Bold's blog.
With more than 280 locations dotting the Canadian landscape, OK Tire delivers a slew of maintenance services that keeps customers' cars trundling smoothly and safely. Trained mechanics practice preventative care on engines, axels, and emissions systems, or connect customers with ideal set of brand-name tires. OK Tire’s thorough, 150-point inspection assures all the auto's vital parts are in tip-top shape before declaring them road-worthy. The extensive safety checkup includes inspections of parts such as the brakes, suspension, battery, and alignment, followed by a road test in which the road's geography knowledge is challenged.