9 Ways to Manage Stress During the Holidays

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. The holidays are just around the corner and for many of us, the winter season means extra food and drinks and finding the time for decorating, shopping, gift wrapping, office parties, travelling, and getting together with friends and family. Although the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the …

My Interview with Spray Tan Artist, Anna

By Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner We have a new member on our team at Homespunspa Mobile Spa! Let me introduce you to Anna Pretto, a professional Airbrush Spray Tan Artist who is certified in Spray Tanning, Lash Extensions, and Hair Threading. Anna will be offering spray tanning as part of our new Saturna Island Spa …

Splash Some Spa Time into Your Staycation this Summer

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Now that summer is officially in full swing — yay! — you might be looking for fun things to do. Have you considered planning a staycation? Victoria, British Columbia is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places on earth and as locals, we should enjoy and appreciate our city …

Homespunspa is set to spruce up holiday parties this season

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner We’re all set to spruce up holiday parties in living rooms and boardrooms across Victoria, BC. With only 61 days and counting until Christmas, the office holiday party is fast approaching. Mobile spa services add sparkle to any party and are hands down, by far, a more memorable “Season’s Greetings” …

Does Being Pregnant Make Your Nails Grow Faster?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. Yesterday, Homespunspa Mobile Spa was invited to give mini mani’s to new mothers at the MotherFest at Mothering Touch. It was a pre-Mother’s Day mini mani marathon for me and Ranjit and the nail polish was flying! The most popular colour choice? Good ol’ Lucky Lucky Lavender. See if you …

Please take a minute to fill out my survey

Please take a minute to fill out my survey

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Dear friends of Homespunspa: These days I’m busy writing a new business plan for Homespunspa Mobile Spa and I need your help. I’d really appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to fill out this market research survey — it’s only 10 questions — so I can re-design …

Do you have Insomnia?

Do you have Insomnia?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Raise your hand if you consistently get 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night and wake up feeling refreshed and ready to start the day? Hello, my name is Maria and I’m an esthetician and the owner of Homespunspa Mobile Spa where we bring the spa experience home to you. …

Let your Spa Party Sparkle with Fun Spa Games

Let your Spa Party Sparkle with Fun Spa Games

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Are you planning a spa party? Would you like to add some sparkle to your spa night? Why not add a few spa games to the menu alongside your facials, massages, mani’s and pedi’s? Homespunspa Mobile Spa is quickly becoming a popular provider of spa services at spa parties all …

Wrap your loved ones in bathrobes this year

Wrap your loved ones in bathrobes this year

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Growing up in a Ukrainian-speaking household, we used the word “Shlaf-frock” for bathrobe or housecoat. Up until about 5 minutes ago when I used Google Translate, I always thought the Ukrainians borrowed this lovely word from the Germans because I knew “Schlaf” meant “sleep” in German and I believed “frock” …