What to expect: A destination spa within the historic Fairmont Hotel, nestled in the snow-capped Rocky mountains. Take a dip in their indoor mineral pools or take in the picturesque view and fresh clean air, even in the chilliest temperatures, from the outdoor heated pool. Must-have treatment: The Banff Classic Pedicure. Dare to go bare while enjoying the spa’s luxe facilities with tip-top tootsies. Eucalyptus, Cedar and Pine sets the sent mood in this classic pedi. Price range: Facials from $169, manicures from $59, pedicures from $79 Insider’s secret: Try the High Altitude treatment that incorporates massage and essential oils to soothe any sudden oddball ailments you may be experiencing such as rapid breathing, headaches and muscle pain. —Carlene Higgins
Eveline Charles Salons and Spas Contact:www.evelinecharles.com (403) 571-5666 Location: 645 Macleod Trail, Chinook Centre, Calgary
What to expect: Strolling through Pottery Barn at Calgary’s Chinook Centre and realize your polish is chipped? Head over to Eveline Charles to get a quick mani and maybe even a pedi, too! This popular salon and spa offers full nail and hair services for shoppers on-the-go.
A reliable name in west-coast hair care, Eveline Charles has eight locations across B.C. and Alberta and caters to all ages—this summer they’re offering their second annual Beauty Bootcamp for girls aged 11–15. The week-long camp focuses on learning the importance of inner and outer beauty for those junior fashionistas in-the-making.
A great perk at the salon is the hair look book of current and upcoming hair trends. Always on-trend, you can take the plunge today or take it home to consider a change for your next visit. As if that’s not enough, Eveline Charles offers their own EC line of hair care products in store or online. Now you can actually recreate your new do at home. Brilliant!
Stillwater Spa at the Hyatt Regency Calgary Contact: www.stillwaterspa.com (403) 537-4474 Location: 700 Centre Street, SE What to expect: If relaxation could be bottled, this would be it! Modern décor and professional service is just the beginning of the Stillwater experience. Imagine any spa treatment and you’re likely ale to find it here. Plush robe and slippers provided, natch.