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by / on July 31, 2017 at 3:30 pm / in DINING, HOTEL, INSPIRE, SPA

Couples Getaway

Remember choose-your-own-adventure books? Well, since all couples are different, and a trip to Niagara is not a one-size-fits-all vacation, here’s a choose-your-own-adventure weekend! Check In Everyone needs to check in, so head to your hotel, check in, and give yourself a few minutes to relax and breathe. Adventure Time There’s no slowing down in your future! You head out for [...]

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by / on July 26, 2017 at 10:32 am / in SPA

Jenny’s July Faves

  Our Spa Director, Jenny Hipwell, is a beauty and skincare guru. Each month, she reveals her top 5 favourite products for the month. Check out what she’s loving in July!   1. TOFINO TOWEL, $89.00-$99.00 Designed in BC, the Tofino Towel was designed with beauty and practicality in mind. The round, spacious design allows you to enjoy the sun [...]

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by / on June 16, 2017 at 1:42 pm / in SPA

Jenny’s June Faves

Jenny Hipwell is the Director of the Spa at White Oaks, a style maven, a skin guru, and one mighty fine shopper. Welcome to our new blog segment, Jenny’s Faves. A favourite from WO magazine, each month we’ll feature Jenny’s five favourite products of the moment that are available at our Spa! 1. amika: PERK UP DRY SHAMPOO, $31.20 As [...]

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by / on May 29, 2017 at 1:05 pm / in SPA

First-Time Facial

If you’ve never been into a spa for a facial a) it can be intimidating, but b) I would 100% recommend it. Spas offer a number of different kinds of facials for all different skin concerns, and there is always going to be something that is perfect for you. I went to the Spa at White Oaks for my first [...]

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by / on May 25, 2017 at 10:46 am / in DINING, HOTEL, SPA

Summer in Niagara

The Niagara region is the  perfect place for summer activities. There are hundreds of fun things to do, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top 10 favourites. So go on, get out there!   1. Biking Wine Tours Try and name three things better than a glass of wine at the end of a leisurely bike ride past the [...]

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by / on January 26, 2016 at 10:50 am / in SPA

Niagara’s Top Spa

  Spas of America has released their Top 100 Spas of 2015 and from over 500 Spas in the association from all throughout the Americas, The Spa at White Oaks ranked #7 overall. Even more impressive are the Canadian rankings of #1 Spa in Niagara, #2 in all of Ontario and #3 in all of Canada. Spa Director, Jennifer Hipwell [...]

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by / on February 2, 2015 at 4:07 pm / in SPA

Spa Gift Guide

So….you really blew the Christmas gift thing, huh?  How were you to know she’d find a weight-watchers membership insulting? And what woman wouldn’t want a Scumbuster to help her get all that soapy crud off the sides of the bathtub? It was hardly your fault – she’s just so picky. The good news is that you don’t have to live [...]

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by / on August 23, 2013 at 11:34 am / in SPA

Daily Beauty Routine – Ask the Expert

Over the past year or so I’ve been asked by many to detail for them my daily beauty routine. It truly depends on the season and how much time I have in the morning. Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m not exactly a morning person. I made the complete switch to natural and organic products roughly 8 months [...]

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by / on July 19, 2013 at 3:59 pm / in SPA

Sheer Sunscreen Joy

Finally, summer is here and we are getting some beeea-u-tiful weather! What better way to enjoy it than to get outside and soak up that sunshine. My summer activities include concerts, concerts and more concerts – all outdoors of course. We all know that it is extremely important to protect your skin on sunny days but one of the biggest [...]

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by / on April 30, 2013 at 12:58 pm / in SPA

Moroccan Oil Goes Body

For most gals, their beauty ritual revolves around several must-have products that they simply can’t sizzle without. Moroccan Oil, which has quickly become a cultural phenomenon is one of those products. Moroccan Oil, often referred to as “Liquid Gold”, is harvested from the fruit of the argan tree, which grows in the dessert regions of Morocco. The oil has been [...]

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