Dos and Don’t While Visiting The Spa For Treatment

Spa is a place devoted to improve overall well-being through different professional services that boost the rejuvenation of mind, body, and soul. There are different kinds of spa facilities including –

  • Day spas
  • Destination spas
  • Resort & hotel spas
  • Mineral spring spas
  • Medical spas
  • Club spas

Spa is meant to be a place where massage, body scrubs, facials, and other services are received. It does not matter, if you visit a hotel& report spa or a day spa or a club spa, it is the spa etiquettes you need to be familiar with. After which QC residents can book an appointment on

Before your session


  • Use breath mints, especially before facials


  • Heavy meal before appointment is a big NO. Eat light
  • Say NO to alcohol right prior or after treatment because it can be dehydrating
  • Drink water but not overly or visiting the washroom frequently can disrupt the treatment
  • Overly cleansing before facial will hinder the therapist from identifying your natural skin type
  • Remove jewelry at home

In relaxation or waiting area


  • Arrive half an early prior check-in time and relax.
  • Shower in advance, so you don’t smell.
  • Hit sauna or steam prior body treatment or massage helps easy exfoliation, proper blood circulation and relaxation.


  • In case you are getting waxed then don’t use a steam bath because risk of damage is high as skin gets softened.
  • Avoid use of mobile phones as much as possible.

In massage room


  • Go nude because you will be under towels and blankets during the massage.
  • Communicate about music choice, room temperature and pressure level.
  • Mention injuries or medical conditions clearly with the receptionist in advance.
  • Close your eyes because products in the hands of the therapist may get in the eyes. In addition, you feel mentally relaxed.


  • No chatting or mindless ranting because you are missing the chance to relax and enjoy the massage.
  • Never stiffen your muscles.
  • Hesitation during pedicure.
  • Fall for sales pitch, during a massage. Decline politely!

After massage is over

  • The therapist will leave the room and allow you to relax. Therefore, take this time to enjoy the tranquility and freshness.
  • Move out, where you will be handed a glass of water. Tip the therapist, if you are happy with their services. Tipping is not compulsory but is an appreciation from your side.
  • Besides water and tea there will be healthy snacks, steam rooms, and shower room to use.

Other spa etiquettes

  • Use ‘spa voice’, so as not to disturb others trying to relax.
  • No fooling around in the swimming pool or hot tub.
  • Always be on your good behavior.
  • Observe the smoking rules.
  • Check cancellation policies.

Now, that you are all familiar with spa etiquettes it is time to book an appointment!

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