From Our Editors
Skin & Beaute Spa's interior is as clean and tranquil as a client after one of the spa's sea-salt body scrubs. A simple white colour scheme dominates, from the tiled floor and cushy mani-pedi chairs to the ceiling, where a glass chandelier spills its light over the waiting room. An occasional flower or bamboo divider accents the space, but for the most part focus is kept on the treatments themselves, which cover a wide spectrum.
The staff exfoliate skin with microdermabrasion treatments, soothe aching muscles with hot-stone massages, and use heat blankets to detoxify the entire body, even that invisible force field that hovers around the ears. They also carefully select the products used throughout their clients' visits, which can last up to a full day. For seaweed wraps, they use Italian products from DIBI, and they treat sensitive skin with a hot foam mask from Maria Galland. They can also apply permanent makeup or recommend at-home care products to maintain more temporary makeovers. Additional services include relaxing facials, acupuncture, laser, body treatments, permanent laser hair removal, RMT, mani-pedis, waxing, and eyelash extensions. The spa is conveniently located in Markham on Woodbine and 16th Ave.