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Downtown Rideau’s Most Fabulous Self-Care Spots

Downtown Rideau’s Most Fabulous Self-Care Spots

Whether you are still holding on to patio margarita’s or you have fully transitioned to pumpkin spice lattes, one thing is for sure: fall is rapidly approaching. Why not start the new season feeling like a new you with some self-care?

Downtown Rideau is home to a plethora of spas, salons, and self-care options. Whether you are looking to undergo a new facial treatment, clean up your haircut, or freshen up your nails – you have everything you need and more on Rideau Street. So, where to? Check out some of our favourite options below. There are so many you might even need to make a day of it! 

Spas

 

Caryl Bake Visage Rideau

50 Rideau Street, Level 3

The lovely staff at Caryl Baker Visage Rideau are available to assist you with everything beauty! Their highly educated, trained, and certified Face Experts, makeup artists, and estheticians will be there for you every step of the way from ear piercing to makeup applications for life’s special events like proms and weddings. You can trust the staff are certified and have a deep knowledge for all services and products used throughout your consultation.

Services offered:

  • Brow waxing, tinting, and henna
  • Lash lifting and tinting
  • Facials
  • Ear piercing
  • Makeup application

 

 

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Holtz Spa

135 Rideau Street (front) OR 90 George Street (back)

Holtz Spa opened in 1985 as a full-service spa, fitness studio and hair salon. Today the spa has almost doubled in size. Featuring sensuous, calming, and fragrant treatment rooms, the trusted and licensed staff invite clients to relax and enjoy a soothing massage, luxurious body treatment or Signature Skin Care Treatment. At Holtz Spa, they believe human potential and life sciences have no boundaries. This is demonstrated everyday through innovative treatments and services that embody health and wellness.

Services offered:

  • Spa retreats
  • Skin care
  • Massage and bodywork
  • Body treatment
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Esthetics
  • Hair studio
  • Men’s services

 

OMINYA Aesthetics Laser Clinic

372A Rideau Street

OMINYA is an aesthetics laser clinic found right in the heart of Downtown Rideau. Their baby pink interior is sure to make you feel like you are in paradise and is certainly Instagram worthy. OMINYA works closely with Medical Aesthetics Canada to ensure their clients are provided the best services for all medical aesthetic needs.

Services offered:

  • Body contouring
  • Medical hair removal services (laser)

 

 

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Régine Esthétique 

501 Rideau Street

Since 1976, Régine Esthétique has been serving the Ottawa-Gatineau area as a leading spa. A relaxing atmosphere that surrounds you upon your arrival, along with pampered care delivered in an elegant and calm atmosphere, are just some of the aspects that make Régine Esthétique so unique. Specializing in skin and anti-aging care, clients can also stop by for some quality hair care at the connected Jean-Pierre hair salon.

Services offered:

  • Facial treatments
  • Diamond microdermabrasion
  • Brown spots/red spots
  • Light therapy
  • Permanent makeup
  • Lash lifting and tinting
  • Electrolysis
  • Hair removal
  • and much, much more!

 

 

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URS Beauty Health Spa 

421A Cumberland Street

URS Beauty prides themselves on their friendly service, relaxing environment, and no pain laser hair removal. The lovely staff are experts in what they do and are dedicated to wanting YOU to feel great from the inside out. Whether you’re visiting the spa for one hour, or the entire day, they want to ensure your happiness is of utmost importance. Currently, some promotions being offered include the fourth laser session free after three sessions, and pedicure discounts from Thursday to Sunday.

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facials
  • Manicure and pedicures

 

Nail Salons

 

 

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Cony Nails

387 Rideau Street

Cony Nail spa strives to provide the highest standard of care and quality services for their guests. They desire to provide a luxury experience, centered around cleanliness as a high priority. Their talented nail technologists ensure you are receiving the utmost care throughout your appointment.

Nail services offered:

  • Shellac
  • UV Gel
  • Gel
  • Acrylic

 

Dope Nails

170 Rideau Street

What is ‘Dope Nails’? The business is exactly what it sounds like- Dope Nails. The team of talented nail technologists is constantly evolving to have the best, flashiest, and freshest nails on the market. If you are looking to upgrade your nail game, or just be seen- then Dope Nails is the place for you! The nail technologist will ensure all your nail dreams come to life from even the smallest of details!

Nail services offered:

  • Acrylic
  • Dip
  • Shellac
  • Funky nail design
  • Ombre
  • French

 

T-Nails & Spa

50 Rideau Street, Level 2

T-Nails & Spa pride themselves on being much more than just a nail salon. Their full range of nails and spa services are designed to help you relax and recharge, in addition to helping you look your absolute best. T-Nails & Spa provides the highest quality and standards to their customers through their well-trained and professional staff, to ensure you have a pleasant experience.

Nail services offered:

  • Bio gel
  • Acrylic
  • Solar gel
  • Ombre
  • Dip
  • Polish

 

Hair Salons

 

Cutting Shack Hair Salon

485 Cumberland Street

The Cutting Shack Hair Salon prides themselves on being focused, creative, experienced, and educated hair professionals creating a no judgement zone. They establish growing relationships with all clients to ensure they are working towards your personal hair goals, while also making sure you look and feel your best. The talented stylists provide the absolute best customer service, so you always walk away satisfied and loving your hair!

Hair services offered:

  • Cut and blow dry
  • Intensive conditioning treatments
  • Hair treatments
  • Colour services
  • and much more!

 

 

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Fernandino Salon 

50 Rideau Centre, Level 3

Fernandino Salon is a family-owned business and prides themselves on their family first business operations. From their loyal customers to talented stylists, everyone who steps foot through the doors of is part of the Fernandino family. If you are looking to chop a few inches, or even add a few inches, Fernandino is there to support and empower you throughout all your haircare ventures.

Hair services offered:

  • Highlights
  • Keratin treatments
  • Bleach and tone
  • Bio Ionic straightener
  • and much more!

 

 

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Hair Resort

Book that hair vacation you have been patiently waiting for, for this upcoming fall season. Hair Resort YOW is the only Kevin Murphy salon in the Downtown Rideau area, providing luxurious products and services for your hair! Hair Resort staff values continuous education to ensure their stylists are aware of the newest and best technique to ensure your hair is always healthy. Stop by today!

Hair services offered:

  • Cut
  • Full colour
  • Balayage
  • Highlights
  • Updos
  • and more!

 

 

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Salon Fiorella 

90 George Street

Salon Fiorella believes in making first impressions with impact — your salon experience will ensure you feel beautiful inside and out. Their team of passionate and creative professional stylists will create a look owned by you. The stylists specialize in curated haircuts and styling, innovative colour trends, hair extensions, and even costume hair! Their trendy interior will be a photo-op experience, leaving you feeling brand new and beautiful!

Hair services offered:

  • Hair extensions
  • Cut
  • Balayage
  • Highlights
  • Root touch up
  • Colour correction
  • and more!

 

Shannel Hair Design

434 Rideau Street

Established in 1990, Shannel Hair design offers quality services to their clients to ensure all hair care goals and needs are met. Shannel Hair Design is a cozy salon, and you will be sure to walk away feeling well taken care of. The salon offers a selection of treatments and services designed for your hair goals.

Hair services offered:

  • Colour
  • Highlights
  • Cut
  • Blow dry
  • and much more!

 

Barber Shops

 

BlackMarket BarberShop

401 Dalhousie Street

BlackMarket Barbershop provides high quality cuts, trims, and shaves for men. They are an inclusive salon, suitable for all hair lengths, types, and styles. Their talented barbers are there to listen to make sure your hair goals are met. Feeling funky? Ask your barber for a fade design to compliment your brand-new cut.

 

Joe’s Sports Barbershop

238C Besserer Street

Rideau Street’s beloved Joe is always there to cheer you on and provide you with only the best cut. His golden rule is to treat everyone the way he would like to be treated and that is the exact service you encounter while visiting his salon. A lover of sports, Joe makes sure every workstation has its own TV, so you never have to miss a game! Stop by Joe’s Sports Barbershop today and enjoy their high standards of workmanship, watch a sports game, and maybe play a game or two of air hockey.

 

Taylor & Colt Rideau

50 Rideau Street, Level 2

Taylor & Colt is the first full-service men’s barber spa created by men for men. The barbershop believes in and celebrating ​barbering tradition, while also providing the best and newest brands in hair care. Since opening in 2011 in Downtown Toronto, they have grown to over 10 locations in North America and continue to expand. Visit Taylor & Colt today for a haircut, shave, or styling appointment.

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