Would You Like to Host a Spa Party in this Home?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. How would you like to host a spa party in this million-dollar, ocean-view home in Sidney by the Sea, BC? Well, it’s certainly possible! This dream home can be yours if you play and win the MILLIONAIRE LOTTERY 2018/2019 in British Columbia and choose this Sidney home from the 8 …

7 Anti-Aging Foods for Beautiful Skin

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. Have you ever heard the expression, “Eat the Rainbow?” Eating the rainbow encourages us to enjoy a full range of colourful foods for their nutritional value and flavour that come straight from Mother Nature’s imagination! By nourishing ourselves with fresh, delicious, and nutritious foods that come from plants (instead of the …

What’s My Workplace Wellness Program?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. I’ve been encouraging people to start their own workplace wellness programs for years and I truly believe that being proactive about your health and wellness is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. So, as a self-employed wellness professional with a mobile spa and a wellness coaching business, …

colourful beeswax candles.

Healing Powers of Beeswax Candles

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. If you want to brighten and enhance your home spa day, light some beeswax candles! Did you know the Ancient Romans generally get the credit for inventing candles with wicks? In order to light their homes, light their path at night, and light their spirits in religious ceremonies, the crafty …

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How to Turn Your Bathroom into a Home Spa Retreat

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. Spas have a certain aesthetic. Whenever you walk into a spa, you probably exhale and say to yourself something like, “I feel more relaxed already.” What is it about the design of a spa that helps us feel better upon entering and can we re-create those spa touches in our …

Taking Care of Sensitive Skin

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. Sensitive skin is increasingly common. Perhaps you can relate to Holly’s story. Holly’s Challenge: Allergies and Sensitivities to Scents and Fragrances Holly liked the idea of going to the spa a few times a year, but she found that her allergies and sensitivities to fragrances acted up whenever she spent …

Numbers on the Bathroom Scale Don’t Tell the Full Story

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. It’s time to rethink our relationship with bathroom scales. They may not be so useful after all. Take for example, this photo of this vintage Sunbeam bathroom scale — it doesn’t even start at zero! Some people use bathroom scales for motivation to lose weight or gain weight but often …

How to Blend Essential Oils for Synergy

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. Did you know there’s a job title out there called, “The Nose?” Noses are Master Perfumers who work in the billion dollar fragrance industry. Not only do Noses have exceptional olfactory discernment, they’re also artists and chemists and they create aromas and fragrances that the rest of us will resonate …

Spa Collection skincare line.

Back to School Facial, Anyone?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. “The most beautiful face is always the face of the peaceful mind!” — Mehmet Muratildan August is a great month to have a Facial! We’re thrilled to be using a new skin care line called, Spa Collection, in our facial treatments. Spa Collection is Clean, Natural, Pure… Beauty the Way Mother Nature Intended. …

Which Type of Spa is for You?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. Are you planning a trip to a spa in the near future? With thousands of different spas all around the world to choose from, each with their own signature spa treatments and philosophies, how do you choose which type of spa experience is best for you? First, I’d like to …