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 …

shaw room.

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 …

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 …

Celebrate Labour Day with a Spa Party

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. In Canada, Labour Day was first introduced in 1872 to give workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions and pay. We’ve made a lot of progress in 146 years! But even in 2018, the workplace can be a very stressful environment for many people. While there’s no such …

Last Minute Summer Spa Reading List

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. Even though the lazy days of summer are starting to wind down, there’s still time to squeeze in one more good book! But out of all of the juicy books out there, which one would be the best choice? May I suggest a good novel that you can get lost …

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 …

Medieval Thymes collection.

Time for Medieval Thymes!

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. As many of you know, I’m passionate about wellness and I love helping people be proactive about their health. To further support my clients with their health and wellness, I’ve opened an online store called Cruising into Wellness. Please tell your friends about cruisingintowellness.com and if you’d like, make a …

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 …

jet lag.

Don’t Let Jet Lag Keep You Grounded

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. I’ve got travel on my mind! First, with the Summer Olympics being a big draw, the International Olympic Committee has predicted that 480,000+ tourists and sports fans will travel from all corners of the earth to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in August, 2016. That’s …