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Ten Years of Spruce: Evolving Skincare

To celebrate Spruce Body Lab’s 10 year anniversary, we wanted to share some of our most memorable stories from those uncertain first days and from the past decade. Be sure to check out our previous post! Nicole Burns is one of the originals at Spruce. She knows the spa like the back of her hand, […]

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Ten Years of Spruce: The Beginning

To celebrate Spruce Body Lab’s 10 year anniversary, we wanted to share some of our most memorable stories from those uncertain first days and from the past decade. Ryan Seitz tells us about some of his memories of Spruce: “The first day that we were open for business was June 5 2005.  There was a huge level […]

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Fashion May 2013: Bare Necessities

Spruce Body Lab 1128 Richards St., Vancouver, 604-683-3220, sprucebodylab.com We’ve never had a bad wax at this medi-spa, but if you’re looking to wean off the sticky stuff, give Broad Band Light Spectrum (BBLs) technology a go. Much less painful and more permanent, it promises 70 to 95 percent hair reduction, and technician Kathryn Sawers […]

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Realistic Resolutions for the New Year

It’s not uncommon for people to resist the idea of a New Year Resolution because they’re often left unresolved. We tend to attack the blank slate of the New Year with vigour only to realize that sticking to an extreme diet or exercise regime is unrealistic. Here’s a great article from Refinery29 with tips from […]

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Massage Therapy: Practitioner Gender Preferences

Having worked in the spa industry for so many years, I have found many of my body issues have fallen away and my comfort level with seeing either a male or female therapist has evened out. I found this article published in the New York Times so refreshing as it reminded me that there can […]

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