Aruhndara opens in Yaletown


Right in the heart of Yaletown, you’ll find a piece of Thailand. Venture into Aruhndara, a new beauty, bath and wellness store where you can experience the authenticity of Thailand in the form of the fine facial scrubs, scents, lotions and even room aromatherapy. You can treat yourself to lemon grass, jasmine, ginger and even marigold scented products, which is a pleasant change from the range of products we’re typically exposed to in Vancouver.

The duo behind the brand include Khanita Chakritthakoon and Ferdinand Trinidad. These two aren’t new to the beauty and spa game. In fact, they’ve previously held key positions in 5-star spas and hotels with a combined 
total experience of over 40 years.

Some of our favourite budget-friendly products include the Princess Pa collections which are made from Mineral Water and Sacred Lotus.

Princess Pa Aromatic Hand Cream ($30)

This hand cream is crafted only with exquisite skin-nourishing ingredients. Recognized for its high mineral and beneficial nourishment, this mineral hand cream restores and revives skin cell. Sacred Lotus nourishes and indulges, creating blissfully soft and healthily radiant skin.

Princess Pa Earth Mineral Shower Gel Retail ($23)

Indulge yourself with this nourishing Pure Mineral Water rich shower gel. Healthful minerals and Sacred Lotus cleanses away impurities while nourishes and conditions. Leaving your skin silky soft and fabulously supple.

The products are 100% natural (big plus) and the packaging is divine making it a great gift destination for a friend or for yourself.

If you’re looking for a gift idea, check out their online Valentine’s promotion. Spend $75 or more and receive a free Natural & Gentle Facial Mousse Wash valued at $25.50 with flat shipping rate of $12 across Canada.

Here’s your chance to try some great Aruhndara products yourself!


The Giveaway: Princess Pa Collections Basket

  • Princess Pa Rock Salt Mineral Body Cream Scrub Retail $59.00
  • Princess Pa Earth Mineral Light Body Lotion Retail $32.00
  • Princess Pa Earth Mineral Shower Gel Retail $23.00

To enter this is what you have to do:

1. Retweet and follow @Aruhndara on twitter:

  • Win a $100 basket of Thai beauty products from @Aruhndara via @cwistal RT to enter!

2. Leave a comment on this post. Tell us your favourite thing about Thailand.

3. Like them on Facebook:

Contest ends February 6, 2013. Good luck to everyone that enters!



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  • Jan

    Fav?  The Food!

  • Robert Wallace

    My wife and I love the people of Thailand as they are very outgoing and friendly

  • Emilia

    My favourite thing of Thailand is the colour of the clothing

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    My favorite thing about Thailand is the food!

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    excited to visit Aruhndara in Yaletown to discover all the amazing
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    never been but would say the food

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    Defiantly  the people and also the amazing food!

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    My favourite thing about Thailand was the people and their genuine smiles.

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    Ive never been but i would say the beaches.

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    I haven’t been to Thailand yet, but I would imagine the beaches and food! I hear the Full Moon Parties are pretty fun too! 

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    I think the best thing about Thailand for me would be the relaxing beauty, I would love to lay back and enjoy the sights and sounds of Thailand

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    My favourite thing about thailand is all the amazing fruit and beaches!