Facials: A Helpful Guide

Man, the winter weather sure dries out our skin! We moisturize, we hydrate and we exfoliate, but sometimes that just isn’t enough… Why not get a facial, performed by a trained professional, designed to target your unique concerns? If you’re wondering about facials and why are there so many different types, our Spa Director, Racheal Ellery, provides some clarity to ...

Winter Fun and Sore Muscles

Have you been taking advantage of our Canadian winter weather? Skating, skiing, snowshoeing – it’s so great to be able to enjoy enjoying the fresh air and exercise… Finding muscles you didn’t know you had? According to commonsensehome.com, there are a variety of easy ways to relieve your aching muscles, here are some of their suggestions: - If there’s no ...

Skincare: The Facts on Facials

Did you know that skin is considered the human body’s largest organ? Taking good care of it is just what the doctor ordered! “Scheduling monthly facials is the best way to keep your skin healthy. From cleansing to exfoliating to nourishing, you will not believe the youthful glow and the healthy condition your face will take on,” says Racheal Ellery, ...

Household Tips We Bet You Didn’t Know

At Hockley Valley Resort, we’ve got the inside scoop on a lot of home remedies you’ve never heard of, so we asked some of our departments to share some of their secrets with us. Here are the tips and tricks our experts think you should know: From the spa: Duct tape wart removal! Here’s how it’s done: cover the wart ...

H2Oooooh!

With the temps heating up and our days getting longer, staying hydrated should be top priority for kids and adults alike. According to the Mayo Clinic, men should be drinking about 13 cups and women 9 cups per day, on average. But does plain old water bore you? We’ve come up with a list of ways to freshen up your ...

The Pedi Pledge

With summer just around the corner and our open-toe shoes calling out to us from the backs of our closets… We should be getting ready to flaunt our feet loudly and proudly! Are you wondering how to get – and stay – open-toe ready?  Well, our Spa Director, Katie Gilligan, has come up with her own Pedicure Pledge, so that ...

Spring at Hockley Valley Resort

Ahhh, it’s May and spring has arrived! Warmer weather, enjoying the outdoors and getting ready for summer – it’s a time that makes most Canadians rejoice, so spring into action and get busy! Here’s just some of the fun you can have at Hockley Valley Resort this month: Mom-entous occasion: Is yours the ‘mom who has everything?’ Treat your mom ...

Lemons: 10 surprising uses!

We all know that lemons smell nice in a room and add a refreshing element to your water, but according to trueactivist.com, lemons are made for more than that! Put your lemons to work in all sorts of ways - here’s a list of 10 possibilities, just to get you started: 1. Dabbing lemon juice on a cotton ball and ...