October Special: 50% Off Your First Treatment!

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RECEIVE 50% YOUR FIRST TREATMENT OF ANY SERVICE for the month of October! It seems like just yesterday we were planning weekend camping trips, evening beach visits, and wearing summer dresses as our daily uniform. Now it’s all about Hunter boots and umbrellas. And while we’re not complaining, the adjustment of shorter days and longer nights can leave some feeling a little gloomy now that Fall is underway. Sound familiar? Then we’re about to lift your summer-missing spirits by introducing our new October promotion: 50% off your first treatment of any service. If you’re apprehensive to try laser hair removal, …

Fall For Smooth Skin: Why Autumn Is The Perfect Time To Start Laser Hair Removal

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**20% off all moisturizers for the month of October. Contact us for details!** Though it’s officially Fall, it’s not quite time to completely forget about the shorts-weather season. Why? Because as the colder weather starts to creep in, it’s the perfect time to start your laser hair removal treatments. It’s a common misconception that laser only needs to be done when the weather requires barely-there clothing. However, this could not be further from the truth. Most of our treatment systems require that you have minimal sun exposure for one month, which makes Fall the perfect time to start your custom-designed …

Post Summer Skin Care at Urban Body Laser

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**20% off all moisturizers for the month of October. Contact us for details!**       The warmth of the sun can feel great when it’s shining down onto our skin, but too much can cause painful sunburns, dryness, and peeling which can lead to premature aging and even skin cancer. While we all know the importance of sunscreen, if you’re outdoors all day, you can still get burned even if you’re diligently applying your SPF. To protect and pamper your skin after a long day in the sun, we’ve got a roundup of some of the best post-sun products …

Post-Summer Skincare Treatments

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Summertime means sun, shorts, and sandals. But with that beach hair and bronzed skin also comes sun damage. While prevention is the first line of defense, no one (and no sunscreen) is perfect. We’ve listed our top treatments for after-sun care to keep your skin healthy and glowing. Microdermabrasion: Exposure to sun, chlorine and salt water can dry out your skin, causing it to peel and flake. The buildup of dead skin can make skin appear dull, blotchy and uneven. Exfoliation is crucial to help remove sun damage and rejuvenate the skin, leaving it softer and brighter. Our microdermabrasion treatments …

Get Up and Get Out! Summer Outdoor Workouts in Vancouver

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Now that we’re halfway through summer, there are just a few weeks left to take advantage of these beautiful sunny days. While we all know the mood-boosting benefits of exercise, it only gets better when you move those endorphin-pumping activities to the great outdoors. In fact, a study shows that just 5 minutes of exercise in a green space can wake up your body and mind, making you feel happier and less stressed. The Urban Body Laser team can attest that there’s nothing like heading outside for fresh air and fitness. Thankfully we live in such a beautiful city that …

Sunscreen 101: Physical vs. Chemical

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With summer looming, all we seem to think about are beach days and sunset nights. But before we can catch a glimpse of those beautiful rays, there’s one important tool we need before we can step out into the sun: sunscreen. Even on cloudy days, the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays can penetrate the epidermis, causing premature aging and sunspots. That’s why choosing the right sunscreen for your body is so important. But with seemingly endless choices like waterproof or water-resistant, face or body, lotion or mist, not to mention a multitude of different SPF levels, it’s hard to …