July 2nd, 2010
Get pretty from head to toe with our editors' top pampering picks.
Get all your kinks out with the full-body massage from Orthotherapist Brahm, a former dancer who's got all the right moves. He teaches couples massage by appointment (3 hours, $200 per person) so you and your beau can say, "I knead you" and mean it. Holt Renfrew Salon and Spa, 737 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver, 604-681-3121, www.holtrenfrew.com
Look of Leisure
So the weather hasn't quite been living up to expectations—there's nothing wrong with fauxing it (rather than fake baking it). The Pretty's expert spray-tanner will have you glowing like you just stepped off a yacht in St. Tropez. (Inside scoop: Book a spray tan on Friday for only $30). $45 at The Pretty Boutique and Salon , 529 W. Eighth Ave., Vancouver, 778-737-3287, www.theprettyboutique.com
At the new Stripped Wax Bar, expert "strippers" will take care of all the pesky hair down there (and anywhere else you prefer to be bare). The sleek space is like a quickie nail bar: no muss, no fuss—and no stubble. $20 bikini, $35 Brazilian, 1226 Hamilton St., Vancouver, 604-681-8660, www.getstripped.ca