What to expect: This downtown spa specializes in treatments that are safe for you and the environment. All products are 100% certified organic from European beauty company Éminence Organic Skin Care. Must-have treatment: The cucumber and mint sugar scrub manicure starts with a eucalyptus cleanse with a gentle exfoliating scrub and ends with a luxe arm and hand massage with a cucumber and parsley moisturizer. Divine! Price range: Manicures start at $35, facials start at $50 and registered massage therapy starts at $85. Insider’s secret: Located in Ottawa’s Byward Market, there are plenty of lunch spots and fashion shops to keep your attention before and after your services. —L.F.
The European Boutique Spa Contact: www.theeuropean.ca (613) 482-1211 Location: 195 Kent Street What to expect: Formerly known as Viorica, The European has an authentic Euro vibe right in the country’s capital. Personal care and attention detail are two bonuses clients have come to enjoy.
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