a few words about us

When Judy Foster became the owner of Excel Spa in Kelowna in 2011, she had a vision.

She wanted Excel to really excel.

It started with expanding the name to Excel Salon and Spa. Now people looking for a Kelowna hair salon would find Excel and the award-winning team of stylists who have been making people feel beautiful since 1984.

Behind the doors of its spacious Pandosy Street location, Judy was busy giving Excel a new look, too. Today, in the rejuvenated salon, Kelowna clients can enjoy an atmosphere that’s as warm and bright as the staff.  Inside, you’ll find a classy fusion of  modern and Victorian-era style.

At Excel, stylists, estheticians and massage therapists go out of their way to give you a friendly and relaxing experience. Judy believes everyone - a 42-year-old male doctor or a timid teenage girl - should feel welcome and comfortable at Excel.  
As an esthetician with nearly a decade of experience in the industry, Judy understands the importance of client satisfaction. At Excel, staff truly listen to you from the moment you sit in the chair until you step out of the salon. 

In addition to amazing service and one-stop-shopping for all your salon and spa treatments, unlike many Kelowna salons, Excel also gives you value. Even with a team of highly skilled stylists trained to use the latest techniques and products, you won’t have to give up your first born to pay for a stunning cut and colour.

When you’re at Excel, forget about everything else and focus on how good you’re about to look and feel!

Our Advantage

  • 1.
    Full salon and spa services
    From perms to make-up and manicures to massage, find all the treatments you need.
  • 2.
    Friendly faces
    We're real people who make you feel welcome, warm and relaxed.
  • 3.
    Natural and Organic treatments you'll love from a highly skilled team without breaking the bank.


  • Yesterday (Mar 27) was the very first time I visited your salon and I want to send a big hug and a big kudos to Jill for caring so much as she cut and styled my hair. I went in to my appointment with a sorry head of hair (and a little apprehensive) and walked out feeling completely renewed and so very happy with my "sexy" hair!! Jill definitely has gained a steady client right here...with me...love her!! Thanks so much, Jill! My husband was impressed as well! Lol. See you in a few weeks!

    Olivia Voros
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