Book a revitalizing facial at these Toronto spas

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder but let’s face facts; we could all use a little professional help when it comes to achieving a perfect blemish-free complexion. Put your best face forward with an indulgent facial from one of these Toronto day spas specializing in skincare.

Ritz Bar

181, Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7

Founded in Paris, France, this luxurious day spa has set up its first North American location inside the lavish Ritz Carlton hotel on Wellington Street West. The fifth floor oasis offers an array of wellness services that can be customized to suit your own specific skincare needs. The exclusive MY BLEND regenerating facial is a made-to-measure treatment that sees consultants use state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging technology to identify your skin’s unique problem areas. The results of this high-tech skin analysis can also be used to create a personalized blend of products and serums for you to take home.

Pure & Simple Beauty Inc

108A Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A6

Achieve complexion perfection at this specialized dermatological skincare studio dedicated to pamper and repair your skin. To reduce irritation, the results-oriented facials are performed with 100 per cent natural skincare products that are free of harsh chemical ingredients such as parabens, silicones and synthetic fragrances. The holistic spa offers an impressive range of natural facials, high tech treatments and skin renewing peels that are customized for individual skincare needs and goals. The LED light treatments and IPL (Intense Pulse Light) photo facials are used for a variety of skin conditions including rosacea, acne scaring and sun damage.

Four Seasons Spa

6-877 Alness St, North York, ON M3J 2X4

A-listers head to the Four Seasons Hotel for a seriously swanky spa day. There are numerous unique European-style facials on the extensive spa menu — each includes a complimentary skin analysis followed by a series of cleansing, toning and exfoliation rituals performed with materials sourced from around the world. The next generation oxygen lift facial features an effervescent oxygenating mask infused with fruit enzymes that digest dead skin cells to reveal fresh healthy skin. The gold plumping facial is sure to leave you glowing; the ultra lavish service includes a copper-enriched lactic-acid peel, anti-inflammatory gold serum and gold shimmer oil.

Aroma Waxing Clinic

588 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6G 1K4

The price is always right at this popular Bloor Street spa where visitors choose from a range of affordable and effective Dermalogica facials. The signature 60-minut facial (also available in a 30-minute express format) includes a professional skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation and extractions. Those with problem skin should try the MediBac clearing treatment, an intensive ritual focused on deep cleansing techniques to remove breakouts and purify the skin. Check out the monthly specials and you might score a deal on a combo package (the spa also offers waxing, spray tanning and massage services).


887 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2H2

This swank salon might be known for its hairdressing talent, but the on-site spa also offers a variety of indulgent beauty treatments designed to pamper clients from tip to toe. Facials are performed with plant-based botanical products that cleanse, refresh and revitalize the skin without irritation. Civello’s signature elemental nature facial is personalized for each visitor and can be customized with a number of add-on target treatments such as a botanical skin resurfacing session (a less harsh alternative to traditional microdermabrasion techniques) or the perfecting plant peel.

Gee Beauty

2 Roxborough St W, Toronto, ON M5R 1T8

Pretty young things flock to this modern makeup and skincare studio in Yorkville for its range of on-trend beauty products from around the world. The in-house spa offers a unique boutique experience and facial treatments are designed to target wrinkles, blemishes and various other skincare concerns. Services are available in a variety of different price points but the crystal-free, diamond-tipped microdermabrasion treatment is a truly luxe indulgence that’s worth splurging on. The intensive session helps plum and smooth skin while increasing elasticity and reducing wrinkles.

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