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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Happy Garlic Day!

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. When you think of a spa, you probably don’t think about garlic at the same time, but did you know that garlic is actually a supernatural spa ingredient? In honour of National Garlic Day on April 19th, here’s a quick snapshot about how garlic is used in cosmetics and how …

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 …