Sanitization – Is your Spa or Salon Clean?

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Getting  a visit from the Fraser Health Inspector is always a bit intimidating. At Aru Spa and Salon we take extensive measures to make sure we exceed recommended guidelines. Still there is always that feeling of, “Gulp, I hope he doesn’t find anything wrong with our Hair Salon or Spa”.

Fraser Health sanitization
Fraser Health sanitization

In truth, Spas and Salons propose a great risk to the health of their clients if proper cleanliness and sanitization isn’t a priority. Thee risks are numerous from skin infections to the spread of things like Hepatitis. It is important that all of our employees understand the importance of continuous sanitization and cleanliness.

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The Best Surrey Hair Salons.

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We Have Discovered The Best of Surrey Hair Salons.

When it comes to finding the perfect salon people can be very picky. In fact, some customers might be willing to drive several miles after they move to a new home just so they get to keep the same hair stylist.
Developing a relationship with a new hair salon will hardly be achieved by simply visiting a website. One must make a personal trip to get a first hand view of the salon and hair stylists. A few Facebook reviews from active customers can also help to narrow your selection for great Surrey Hair Salons.

Surrey Hair Salons

The Style You Want.

As far as Surrey hair salons go, Aru Spa and Salon is certainly a haven for the right kind of styling. The owners of the Aru believe in providing their clients with the best Hair styling around. In order to accomplish that task, Aru employs some of the top talented stylists in the industry. Aru Spa and Salon specializes in both men and women. They also offer Hair Cuts for kids, so be sure to bring them along too.

Many clients that visit Aru are in need of major changes to their appearance. That can range from a simple style adjustment to a complete change in hair style and colour. Aru’s professional stylists all have great advise and are always very helpful in providing great ideas for your new style. There is no limit to the kind of hair style you can request. Aru professional hair stylists attend continuous training, so the are always up to date on all of the latest styles.

Special Events.

Do you have a special event in the near future? This is one of the reasons we love Aru as our choice for best Surrey hair salons. Aru stylists are experts at gorgeous hairstyles and updos. If you have a big date, an awards party or even a wedding. Aru professional hair stylists will masterfully have you looking the best at your event. Or, consider planning your wedding prep for the bride and the rest of her wedding party at the salon. The stylists will take care of the makeup and hair, eliminating the stress of the wedding party looking cohesive.

Whether it is a wedding, special event or just a regular visit to Aru Spa and Salon, the entire staff seems completely committed to their service. The attention to detail is refreshing. You will be offered coffee, tea, water or wine! Such a nice touch. Throughout your service, expect to be asked if you are comfortable and whether you need anything. This is the kind of thin that makes Aru my selection for best Surrey Hair Salons. When it comes great service and choosing the right hairstyle, there is nowhere better.

White Rock Hair Salon – Award Winning Salon

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White Rock Hair Salon: Aru Spa and Salon

Hair. It is so important to how we feel, look and present ourselves to others. Our crowning glory is all that and more, so that is why the prefect haircut not only defines each and every one of us, but allows us an added dose of healthy self-esteem. Aru Spa and Salon in Surrey, BC understands this philosphy, demonstrating technique, style and edge to each head of hair that graces this beautiful White Rock hair salon.

White Rock Hair Salon
White Rock Hair Salon

Iconic supermodel Cindy Crawford was asked once about how she maintained her stunning looks since leaving the fashion world, having two kids and suddenly finding herself in her 40s. The model hinted that beauty was connected to hair, and as we all can see, she has long, shiny locks:

“Colour is the most important factor,” Cindy revealed. “You can get any plastic surgery in the world, but hair colour is what enables women to look younger longer”

Aru’s Hair Salon in White Rock

The pros at Aru agree that hair plays a major role in enhancing one’s looks. In fact, the right haircut and colour are often a makeover superior to expensive plastic surgery. The award-winning White Rock Hair Salon  (Aru Spa and Salon) at 2068 152 Street offers an amazing variety of hair choices with a free consultation. Whether it’s a new, modern haircut, an updo for a bridal event, selecting hair extensions or choosing a Kerastate ritual treatment, Aru Spa and Salon caters to the individual. Each professional stylist is always learning and growing; Aru’s professional hair stylists attend additional training every month to be sure they stay on top of their game.

Let’s be honest. Haircutting, hair colouring and hair styling are all about aesthetics, and not every salon can deliver on all three. Aru Spa and Salon takes immense pride in featuring stylists who train hard to see the beauty of each face–taking into consideration one’s bone structure, hair type, lifestyle and hair needs. Women, men and children who visit this relaxing, modern hair salon are assured they will receiving impeccable service.

White Rock Salon Chairs
White Rock Salon Chairs at Aru Spa and Salon

Professional Hair Stylists

Aru’s hair stylists are bringing new hair techniques to the forefront, including Japanese sraightening, where clients can walk away with shiny, pin-straight hair for six months or more. Get excited about instant, long, voluminous locks like Kim Kardashian and other celebrities, because this White Rock hair salon can transform your entire look with 100% natural hair extensions. Or maybe you want the perfect bridal look and bridal party pampering for that special day. Don’t worry; you’re in good hands.

This amazing White Rock hair salon (Aru Spa and Salon) is all about the pretty. Don’t wait. Book an appointment today and consider a massage too!

Phone: (604) 536-0788
Toll Free: 1-888-536-0788

White Rock Salon and Spa

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An amazing White Rock Salon and Spa is Aru. Right in the heart of artistic White Rock, is a destination salon and spa at its finest. Exquisite, elegant, zen inspired settings lined with the ease and charm of their experienced and friendly staff ready to guide you through the incredible journey that is Aru. Aru Spa and Salon offers impressive salon and spa packages for males and females, individuals, couples, corporate events, weddings, or a fun and relaxing friends day out. Which makes it our selection for best White Rock Salon and spa.
Aru Spa and Salon is dedicated to making each visit the visit that brings you back for an incredible experience. The professional, full service hair salon offers a free consultation for your contemporary style or coloring preference, hair extensions, straightening, including make-up services adding glam and sophistication to graduations, weddings, or any event where you need to look your best featuring the dermatologist recommended Jane Iredale natural mineral make-up line and you can be sure you’ll have that polished look with their lash and eyebrow tinting and shaping services.
ARU-SLIDER3This White Rock Salon and Spa will be your new home for healing massage including Thai Stem Massage, Warm Stone Massage, Relaxation Message, Deep Pressure Message and Aru’s Japanese Experience for Couples package completely pampering you and your loved one with full body exfoliation, a warm bath softening the skin with essential oils scented with rose petals finishing with a romantic side by side full body massage on heated massage tables. Aru has consistently been voted best Surrey Massage.

Let their expert pedicurists and manicurists make your hands and feet your best features with their basic and signature packages with exceptional add-on services to complement the package of your choice including foot and leg massage, paraffin therapy, callous removal, and french polish. The signature package is your key to beautiful, healthy nails. This package has been fine tuned offering an scented foot soak, essential nail care, exfoliation, foot mask and massage, topping it off with polish application in your chosen colour.


Aru Spa and Salon’s body treatments are designed to naturally nourish your skin for that youthful glow. The Remineralizing Marine Body Wrap harnesses the detoxifying power of algae and trace minerals, while the Firming Contour Wrap targets fatty deposits and cellulite with the natural elements of plant extracts and essential oils to gently contour your body using thermal mask technology.Make your next salon and spa experience the best you’ve felt and looked in years when you visit this South Surrey salon just outside of White Rock, BC.

The Oscars Best Hair & Makeup 2015

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The Best Hair And Makeup Looks Of The 2015 Oscars Came From Stars Who Took A Risk

Rita Ora Jen Aniston Emma Stone 2015 Oscars

No matter how gorgeous the dresses can possibly get at the Academy Awards, it’s impossible to deny that the beauty decisions made by celebs and their stylists are what truly complete a look worthy of the best-dressed list. You can wear the most expensive, beautiful, perfectly-fitting gown in the world and if you use too much contouring powder or do your eyeliner unevenly, it throws the whole thing off. Fortunately, that’s not an issue for these famous faces.

The cool thing about this year’s Academy Awards is that the greatest hair and makeup came from stars who changed up their usual trademark styles and tried something new. From the perfect shade of lipstick to the most glamorous of braids, these are the best beauty looks from the 2015 Oscars red carpet.


Zendaya 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Matching her pearl earrings to that gorgeous white Vivienne Westwood gown, Zendaya looked stunning after swapping her adorable short pixie cut from the Grammys for long, full dreadlocks. It’s just one great hairstyle after another for this girl!

Rita Ora

Rita Ora 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Yes, yes, yes. Forgoing her trademark red lipstick, Rita set out to achieve a completely different look than usual and achieved it majestically, probably because she did not try to change anything about her makeup or face too much. Her smooth blonde hair’s contrast with her glowing complexion, smokey eye, and simple nude lip color is just unreal. I love a good departure from a star’s typical look, so high five to Rita and her makeup artist of the evening.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Gosh, Chrissy Teigen looks unbelievably beautiful with these mermaid waves and the perfect burgundy lip color.

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

What. Is. Up girl?! Jen looked absolutely stunning in this Atelier Versace gown with her hair smooth, skin glowing, and makeup subtle.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Soooo, can we just talk about how incredible (and incredibly normal) Lady Gaga now looks? She still has a unique flare with her long, tied-back gray hair and those (ridiculous) red gloves, but this warm shimmery eye makeup and bold red lip are perfect for the Academy Awards. And that red flowered hair piece? Oof. Get it, girl.

Carmen Ejogo

Carmen Ejogo 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

This might be the best lip color of the evening. That raspberry shade on Carmen’s skin tone combined with an wonderful wash of coordinating blush and sexy finger waves…guh. Carmen, you win everything.

Chloe Grace Moretz

Chloe Grace Moretz 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

I’m loving Chloe’s lovely eyebrows and allover pinkish makeup. It works perfectly with her full floral gown, complete with pockets.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Aaaand as per usual, Emma Stone looks like a goddess with red finger waves, lovely red lipstick, and a wash of peach blush.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

I am totally into ScarJo’s pretty new hair color by Wella and her simple, pretty makeup, but these mismatched earrings are what I really love about this look. If you’re going to have short hair, you might as well show off cool earring.

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Wow, Jessica killed it with this simple 1960s cat eye and glossy lip combo. Another star whose trademark red lip color (not to mention her usual mermaid waves) were switched out for a totally different yet equally lovely look.

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Skipping her usual bright, colorful eye makeup, Lupita went with a silvery-black smokey eye that complemented her pearly Calvin Klein gown. The simple earrings and absence of any neck jewelry made this a balanced yet unique outfit.


Solange 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

While Solange isn’t somebody I expected to see at the Oscars, it’s hard to deny that she looked fantastic in this Christian Siriano gown with big curls and a spot-on red lip.

Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

While this sienna smokey eye and these wispy bangs wouldn’t look right on just everybody, Dakota’s demure, wide-eyed face pulls ‘em off.

Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne 2015 Academy Awards red carpet best hair and makeup

Goodness, what a gorgeous raspberry shade of lipstick. And as per usual, Kelly’s hair is killing it in both the color and style departments.


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Do you love any particular style shown? Visit our White Rock salon and we can style this new look for you! Or did and of these gorgeous colours appeal to you? Our Surrey Salon can help, call us now!

Aru’s Annual Open House Party Invitation

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You’re Invited to Aru Spa and Salon’s Annual Open House Party!

In honour of the Sources White Rock, South Surrey Food Bank.

It’s that time of year again! ARU Spa and Salon’s Wine & Cheese Party! A great time of year to kick off the Holiday Season and contribute to the Sources Community Food Bank supporting White Rock and South Surrey.

We would like to cordially invite you, your friends and family to Aru Spa and Salon’s popular Wine and Cheese Holiday Celebration! We all look forward to this event every year, it‘s a fun, social evening of spa / salon services, wine & catered appetizers, by Sheila’s Deli & Catering. Admission is free but we ask that everyone bring non-perishable food items as we will be collecting food for our local food bank. Every food item donated will get you an additional entry into our door prize draw.

Location: Aru Spa and Salon

2068 152 Street, Surrey, BC.

Date: Wednesday, November 26th

Time: 6:00pm to 8:00 pm

(please bring a non-perishable donation for our local food bank)

The evening features a variety of door prizes including, Swiss Line and Phytomer Skincare gift baskets, prizes from Kerastase, Shu Uemura, Jane Iredale Mineral Makeup and more! Enjoy complimentary massage services, spa treatments, hair services and makeup applications all evening. Gift Bags are also available while quantities last!

As usual, we expect a large turnout, so be sure to send your RSVP with your name and number of guests attending with you to… or,

(604) 536-0788

Annual BLACK FRIDAY Gift Card Promotion!

Our popular annual Black Friday Gift Card Special will also take place during the event. Our gift cards will be discounted during this event, so every $100 in Gift Cards you purchase will receive an additional $20.00!

This is a great promotion for Christmas gifts or to look ahead and prepay your services for the upcoming year. You can enjoy the benefits of a 20% discount on all Aru services throughout the year. Even if you cannot make the event stop by anytime before Sunday at 5:00 pm to take advantage of this gift card special! Orders can also be processed by phone.


This is an open house event and everyone is welcome. Please be sure to invite your friends to the party. This is a great opportunity to showcase our beautiful spa and salon to those who have not yet visited Aru. We are excited to host you and your guests for the holiday!

Come celebrate the evening with food & wine, complimentary spa services, gift bags, prizes and discounts of up to 50% off of most products and our Gift Card Promo.

As always, complimentary Valet service will be available. Additional parking for the event can be found across the street.

Event Details

Cost :  Complimentary

Location: Aru Spa and Salon

Date: Wednesday, November 26th

Time: 6:00pm to 8:00 pm


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Hor d’oeuvres by Sheila

Sheila has been a chef working in the community for many years and is the proud owner of Sheila’s Deli & Catering and the newest hot spot in town Sheila’s Bistro and Lounge, in South Surrey.! Do your tastes buds a favor and visit

About Sources

Formerly known as Peace Arch Community centers, Sources was started over 30 years ago to support our local community. They operate the local Food Bank as well as many other support programs to help our youth, seniors, women, people that suffer with autism and addiction. A wonderful group of people doing very wonderful things in White Rock and South Surrey. Visit to learn more.

Japanese Straightening

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Japanese Straightening by Neide, Surrey BC. Here is a beautiful example of our permanent Japanese Straightening service. This is a permanent service using a revolutionary new technique from Japan. Turn curly, frizzy and unmanageable hair into gorgeous, straight hair, while maintaining the integrity and health of your hair.

See these before and after shots! This service is absolutely amazing & long lasting!

We also provide temporary straightening and smoothing services.

Call for info (604) 536-0788

Japanese Straightening Before & After


Aru Spa and Salon is located in South Surrey BC, close to White Rock. Please see our contact page for directions to our Spa and Hair Salon.

Come in for a free consultation to see if Japanese Straightening is right for you. Clients who have received this hair service from Aru Spa and Salon in the past have all loved the end result. This is a permanent service so we really encourage that you call us to book your free consultation to discuss your expectations with our professional stylists. Our stylists will then be able to asses if this service is right for you and provide you with a quotation at the same time. Consultations for Japanese Straightening take 15 minutes and are done free of charge. Just call us at (604) 536-0788 and our Concierge will schedule a time for you to come in.

Japanese Straightening can take the most unruly and frizzy hair and turn it straight, smooth and shiny. If you have a hard time controlling your hair due to frizz or curls, then this hair service is for you! This service is also great for those with a gentle wave in their hair that are looking for that silky smooth look.

Straight hair is all the rage right now. Look no closer than your favourite celebrity magazine and you will see plenty of beautiful straight locks.

We love Japanese Straightening and we are confident that you will too!