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Meet Our New Treatments!

Meet Our New Treatments!
Meet Our New Treatments!
March 31, 2019

From a powerful chemical peel, to high-speed ultrasonic technology, learn more about what our new treatments and technology can do to help you achieve your most radiant looking skin. Let us walk you through our new treatments and technologies, in detail, so that you can feel confident heading into your next skincare treatment with us. #1 Pro Power Peel | Duration: 60 minutes | $135 Cell turnover slows dramatically as we age; as this happens, it affects the skin’s appearance and texture in a variety of ways.   From fine lines and wrinkles to acne and hyperpigmentation, chemical peels are one of…

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The Spa 901 Story

The Spa 901 Story
The Spa 901 Story
March 5, 2019

It started with the restoration of Fernie’s 1908 schoolhouse, a former place of education for many locals, who attended this high school between the dates of 1909 - 1998.   A $30 million dollar restoration of this property transformed the grounds into luxury residences, vacation rentals and a commercial space fit for a spa; the once run down building was rejuvenated into a place of retreat, a 6600 square foot wellness centre comprising of multiple treatment areas, retail space and amenities. In 2012, Spa 901 was founded by Calgary entrepreneur Shelly MacGregor. One year prior, Shelly visited Fernie for a bike trip,…

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Conquer dry, winter skin!

Dry, itchy, dull….oh how skin can change during the months of a Canadian winter! Just as we make changes to our wardrobe to prepare for the dip in temperature, we must also make some critical changes to our skincare routine to protect our skin from the harsh elements and over-drying.  Here are three small changes you can incorporate to help combat that dry winter skin: #1) Adjust your bathing routine. Hot water strips the oils from your skin, and while it may feel great to take a hot shower on a chilly day, your skin will disagree.  If you love relaxing…

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Spa Lover’s Gift Guide

Spa Lover’s Gift Guide
Spa Lover’s Gift Guide
November 29, 2018

We all have that special person in our lives who we know deserves some time of relaxation.   They are hard workers, amazing mom’s, incredible caregivers or special friends that never seem to take enough (if any) time for themselves.   From an afternoon at the spa, to little items that can make a relaxing soak much more special, here is a list of our favourite items available at Spa 901: Tealish Beau'tea Collection   ($16) Always popular with our guests, our selection of Tealish Teas adds a delicious sip into anyone’s evening routine. This spa inspired collection is not only tasty, the…

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Wax-On, Wax-Off. Your questions answered!

Today’s topic on waxing is bought to you by Amanda. Let's chat about waxing particularly about Brazilians, bikini and other body epilation. Waxing is an intimate experience and a procedure that is beneficial for most. At Spa 901 we want your experience and your results to be the absolute best. First, consistency is key. We recommend you come in every four to eight weeks as this allows your skin to acclimate to the procedure and slow hair growth, allowing you to maintain smooth skin for longer periods. Our services (excluding Brazilian waxing) extends to both women and men, so whether you…

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Renovations Complete!

Renovations Complete!
Renovations Complete!
August 23, 2018

Spa 901 renovations and updates complete! It is with great excitement that we reveal our brand new pedicure and manicure rooms!  The beautiful new seating adds comfort and style to the esthetic suites of Spa 901, expanding availability to accommodate three services in each room. "It has been a request from our guests for many years to expand availability for our pedicure services, and we are proud to finally deliver",   says co-owner, Laura Oleksow.  "The new benches are incredibly beautiful, comfortable and will expand our availability for groups, bachelorettes or anyone looking for a spa day with their friends!" Bookings…

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Infrared Sauna, Explained.

At Spa 901 we have two infrared saunas, offering a great therapeutic avenue for anyone looking to relax, alleviate minor or chronic pain and detoxify stubborn toxins. So what is an infrared sauna, and why is is not "hot" like a traditional sauna?   Let us explain... Infrared saunas are very different from traditional saunas, in that they use infrared light waves to heat up the tissues of your body directly, instead of using heating mechanisms or steam to raise the temperature of the air around you.  Unlike traditional saunas which operate at extremely harsh temperatures, infrared saunas emit a gentle,…

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Wedding Services Team 2018

Wedding Services Team 2018
Wedding Services Team 2018
June 27, 2018

It's your wedding day and all eyes are on you.  What is your perfect look?  At Spa 901 we have a team of wedding service professionals that can work with you to achieve the hair and make-up style you are looking for.  Meet our wedding team: Jessica Riley Co-owner of Spa 901 / Wedding coordinator & make-up artist Jessica's passion and hard work has helped her achieve great success since graduating from her make-up course in Australia 11 years ago.  Jessica is Spa 901's wedding services planner, providing inclusive coordination for onsite or on-location hair and make-up services for bridal groups. Her…

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The Great Nail Debate: UV Gel or Regular Polish?

Let's explore the differences between Traditional Nail Polish, UV Gel Polish (and Artificial Nail Enhancements) Navigating the world of nail services and products can be confusing. Aside from the selection of colors, there are many things to consider when choosing a nail polish for your manicure or pedicure. At the time of booking for every mani or pedi, we always ask “would you like regular or UV gel polish?”  So which one is right for you?   Let us help you choose, by explaining how traditional nail polish stacks up against the innovative wave of UV gel polish. (Please note –…

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