Winter-proof your skin!

Winters can be harsh on our skin! The cold, wind and snow can wreak havoc on our skin bringing uncomfortable dryness and dullness.

January is the perfect month to look over your beauty routine and schedule a Dermalogica personalised facial at Rainspa. Our skin therapists will recommend the appropriate Winter-must products to protect your skin and carry you into Spring with glowy skin!

Take advantage of Rainspa’s offer on their Personalized care facial valued at $119 for only $99 valid until February 28. Dermalogica Education manager, Holly Sherrard, appeared on the Morning show on January 5 to give us a few suggestions on how to banish dry skin and give your winter skin care regimen a boost.

Here is a summary:

1 - Switch your cleanser seasonally : Opting for a soothing gel cream during Winter will aid in replenishing your skin and soothe sensitivity. (Try Dermalogica’s UltraCalming Cleanser*)

2 - Gently exfoliate : It is important to use a gentle exfoliant to sweep away flakey, dull skin cells leaving skin smooth and bright while hydrating the skin at the same time. (Try Dermalogica’s Daily Microfoliant* and /or the Daily resurfacer*)

3 - Layer hydrating products : Layer on hydration by changing to a heavier weight moisturizer to nourish and protect your skin, and adding a serum if and when recommended by your skin therapist.

4 - Wear minimum SPF daily : Most of us skimp on sunscreen during the winter months however, UV rays are just as harmful in the Winter as they are in the Summer. (Try the Solar Defense Booster SPF30* which blends in with your moisturizer or foundation for a convenient SPF boost)

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Brunch façon Yves Lowe!

Every weekend, Chef Yves Lowe’s creative menu puts a new spin Old Montreal brunching.

Running the gamut from sweet to savoury, plates range from pecan cinnamon rolls and bacon tuile to Macaroni & cheese pangritata. And to warm you up this last stretch of winter, a list of spiked libations pair perfectly with Suite 701's edibles. What better way to round off the weekend than with great food, great drinks and, every Sunday, laid-back tracks courtesy of our resident DJ? CHECK OUT THE MENU!

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New Year's at Hôtel Place d’Armes

Le Place d’Armes Hôtel & Suites celebrates the new year in style!

Join the luxury hotel’s Pearls are Forever New Year’s bash. Festivities start at 8pm, and beginning at 9:30 the Préville Big Band takes the stage. Enjoy five delectable courses and a glass of bubbly for $119. Party runs until 1:30am.

Make the most of your New Year's Eve celebration and reserve our hotel package!

Click here for the hotel package!

Click here for the menu!

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KYO Bar Japonais - Now open!

A new Izakaya in Old Montreal

Kyo Bar Japonais is officially open for business! Situated in Old Montreal’s Hôtel Place d’Armes, the new restaurant features a mix of high and low seating, a sushi counter and an impressively-stocked bar. Discover over 25 varieties of sake and a delicious, izakaya-inspire menu courtesy of veteran sushi chef Terrence “Ding” Ting. Highlights include Tori Karaage (fried chicken with aioli), Hamachi Bibimbap (a Korean classic, prepared here with yellowtail), Negima Yakitori (a chicken and leak skewer) and Okonomiyaki (Japanese crepe with flavourful seafood). Sushi by way of fresh sashimi, nigiri and creative maki options add colourful notes to the extensive menu!

For more information and to discover the full menu, head here!

711, Côte de la Place d'Armes, Montréal 514 282-2711 -

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