27 Ways to Use Floral Waters

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. One of my mobile spa clients recently asked me if I knew of any good ways to stay cool this summer and I immediately suggested spraying floral water directly on the skin like a perfume! Floral waters are popular in esthetics and spa treatments and are a safe and effective …

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 …

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My Pick for the #1 Spa Ingredient Native to Canada (2014)

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Happy Canada Day! You may be surprised by my pick for the #1 Spa Ingredient Native to Canada in 2014. I’m going to go out on a limb and not pick something obvious. I’ve decided to go with Holly Oil (Ilex aquifolium) this year. Yes, I realize Holly is an …

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SPARTY! So Glamorous!

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. Have you ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes at a red-carpet event like the Grammy’s and the Tony’s? Well, these days, in the midst of all of the lights, camera, and action, the award-winning celebrities have been trading in their designer gowns and tuxes for terry robes and …

Checklist for a Successful Spa Party

Checklist for a Successful Spa Party

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Are you planning to celebrate a special occasion soon, like a birthday party, bridal shower, wedding, anniversary or seasonal holiday and would like to do something fun and unique for your bff’s? How about hosting a spa party? If a spa party sounds like a great idea to you, here’s …

Give the Gift of Homespunspa Mobile Spa this Mother’s Day

Give the Gift of Homespunspa Mobile Spa this Mother’s Day

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner In 2012, Mother’s Day will be celebrated in Canada on Sunday, May 13. I know what I’m going to give my mother this year but shh, it’s a surprise. There’s still time for you to plan something special for your mom and all of the mother figures in your life. …

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 …

If these runnin’ shoes could tawk!

If these runnin’ shoes could tawk!

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner One of the “s’s” in Homespunspa stands for “sports” because I think being fit is a necessary part of living a healthy lifestyle. I personally enjoy exercising and it’s definitely a big part of my routine. I like to encourage people to add some sort of physical activity into their …

How to feel a sense of wholeness within

How to feel a sense of wholeness within

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner and esthetician What makes a woman whole? I’ve never asked myself this question before but when Women of Acumen, an organization that helps women reach their goals, put a call out for women bloggers who blog about women’s issues to answer this question, I signed up to play. Specifically, they …