A sprawling complex where natural beauty and holistic medicine converge, Oasis Rejuvenation Centre & Spa welcomes guests to relax and recharge. The wellness team is composed of director Teresa Yu, a registered nurse, and a group of specialists in the healing field. Massage therapists and reiki masters tend to sore muscles and low spirits, and acupuncturists practice their trade with compassionate focus. Aestheticians, meanwhile, facilitate external beauty with facials, mani-pedis, and waxing. In addition to private rooms for treatments and lavish suites for overnight stays, Oasis boasts open fields and forests perfect for regaining strength and releasing everyday stress by twirling as fast as possible.
Spa Pure's talented staff pampers, soothes, and revivifies patron pelts through an array of luxurious spa services. In a 30-minute massage, nurturing hands tend to tense knots and tight muscles in backs, necks, and shoulders weary from stress, hard work, and bench-pressing pianos (a $29 value). Aestheticians cater each half-hour, customized relaxation facial to customers' wishes, affinity for pickles, and skin type (a $55 value). Determining the products and methods best suited to the face before them, these epidermis experts cleanse pores of accumulated grit and apply toner to firm and tighten. After a round of exfoliation and extraction of blackheads, faces receive a soothing massage and a noncommittal face mask. The process ends with the application of eye cream and a pore-slaking moisturizer.
The staff at Solaris Spa offers resort-style spa, anti-aging, wellness, and beauty services for women, men, and children. Some targeted treatments include little princess mani-pedis, corrective facials, and mommy-to-be belly treatments for expectant mothers and toddlers with impressive foresight. The spa?s bread-and-butter services range from facials, to laser skin correction, to lipo-laser fat eradication, and to laser hair removal. The spa also features a retail boutique that?s stocked with skincare and body products and exclusive gifts such as Barefoot Dreams spa robes, crystal flip-flops, and deserving thyme brown sugar body scrub.
Per its name, Evolution Beauty Bar has changed substantially since it first opened as Casbah Evolution in 2008. Today, a talented team of aestheticians, makeup specialists, and hair stylists focus on providing the skin care, make-up applications, eyelash extensions, and hair care via its full-service menu. Beauty artists apply assorted organic products from brands such as Eminence to blank facial canvases, while waxing services help clients attain baby-smooth skin. The make-up bar boasts scores of naturally sourced, organic, or local bath and body brands, all sealed with a stamp of fun, girl-powered approval.
Grape extracts and pulp sound like smoothie ingredients, but at Fresh Canvas Spa, they’re elements of a Vitamin P-rich organic facial that improves skin tone and texture. In fact, nearly every service at Fresh Canvas is designed to leave skin so smooth and youthful you get turned away from the big, scary rollercoasters. Using products such as Eminence Organic Skin Care, the spa’s aestheticians exfoliate skin with organic sugar scrubs and hydradermabrasion. Fresh Canvas’s other treatments range from laser hair-removal to circulation-improving Thai herbal hot compress massages.
In June of 2012, Shona Shuter took the leap. After many years in the beauty industry, she decided to follow her passions by becoming the new owner of Aquaterra Beauty and Wellness. Under her leadership, Aquaterra was renovated and saw its menu of treatments blossom to include Shona’s favourite luxuries. The end result was a tranquil beauty haven where worries slide away as clients enjoy facials with hand-harvested Seaflora products or surround themselves with the scents of the forest, ocean, or summer during five types of signature massages. Shona is especially excited to offer her guests the Universal Contour Wrap, which works to whittle away at least 6 inches from frames. The body wrap’s clay formula helps tighten and tone physiques while also exfoliating the skin, rendering bodies smooth enough to slip out dollhouse windows unnoticed.