Tattoos and Laser Hair Removal

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Mention this post and you’ll receive 20% off your next laser hair removal treatment! Tattoos are form of personal expression. For many, meaningful imagery permanently transforms the body into a work of art, essentially making your skin a blank canvas. While some argue that tattoos are an addiction, others say it’s merely a passion for beauty and meaning. However you view tattooing, those with their body fully inked will often tell you that one tattoo usually sparks the desire for another. So whether you have a full sleeve or are thinking it’s time to go under the needle, there are …

Mother's Day Gifts from Urban Body Laser

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In just a few short days, it’s time to celebrate the most important women in our lives: our moms. This Sunday, gift her something that will ensure she feels good from the inside out. At Urban Body Laser, we offer plenty of treatments perfect for celebrating her true beauty. Here are a few of our most popular Mother’s Day gift ideas. Photorejuvenation Therapy Whether to treat age spots, sun damage, or liver spots, our BBL™ Pigment Treatments has got mom covered. With its innovative BroadBand Light technology, it uses pulsed light to restore the appearance of skin to a youthful …

Tattoo Care: Protecting your Artwork

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For many tattoo enthusiasts, the body is a blank canvas that’s meant to be adorned with art. Whether it’s a tribute to someone you love, an inspiring quote, or just a beautiful piece that reflects your personality, tattoos have always been a popular form of self-expression, dating all the way back to 4th millennium BC. With the Vancouver Tattoo and Culture Show coming up this weekend, many will be flocking to the Convention Centre to meet their favourite artists, even sitting down for new ink of their own. However, as medical estheticians, we know all too well that more people …

Meet the Team! Janiece Shares Tips to Cultivate Self Love

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Although Valentine’s Day has come and gone, we don’t think the love-fest should stop – ever! While it’s important to always remind your partner how much you care about them, this same attention should be directed towards someone even more important: yourself. We sat down with Janiece, Manager of Urban Body Laser in Vancouver, to learn how she cultivates self-love on a daily basis. It’s so important to treat yourself with love, honour, respect, and a little indulgence! How do you spoil yourself? Chocolate, of course. I also practice yoga and make sure I get lots of fresh air — …

Valetine’s Day Gift Ideas from Urban Body Laser

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Valentine’s Day Promotion: 20% off our new Colorescience Mineral Makeup! Includes highlighter, bronzers, and blushes Guys, listen up. February 14th is just a few sleeps away, and if you’re thinking of giving your girlfriend or wife the same last-minute bouquet from the grocery store, we urge you to gift her something she really wants this year. Chances are that the woman in your life wears make-up everyday. So why not give her something that not only lasts, but she can make use of? At best, flowers last a week until they start to wilt, whereas high-quality make-up from Colorescience can …

Popular Laser Hair Removal Treatments for Men and Women

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After these past cold, dark months, we’re excited to say that Spring is just around the corner. The weather is warming up and the days are getting longer, which means we can shed the layers and start showing more skin! So if you’re still toying with the idea of laser hair removal, don’t wait any longer. In order to be smooth and hairless by summer, you better start your laser hair removal treatments now! Laser hair removal is the best solution to rid of unwanted hair. Saying goodbye to shaving and waxing means you’ll no longer have to deal with …

Meet the Team! Channa Shares Her Tips for the New Year

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Now that January is coming to a close, the resolutions made at the beginning of this month may now be starting to fizzle. However, that doesn’t mean you need to get down on yourself! We chatted with Channa, our Medical Esthetician at Urban Body Laser in Vancouver, and asked her to share some tips for making 2015 the best year yet. Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I am actually a firm believer that the New Year is not the best time to start resolutions because I feel like everyone just makes them for the sake of making them. If you …

Lights, Camera, Photorejuvenation!

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Incase you haven’t heard, our Photofacials are on special! 1 Photofacial for $299 — that’s a $250 savings! (regular $550) January is a great month to get started on this non-invasive treatment because you need to spend limited time in the sun between appointments (which is easy to do on the west coast!). Photofacials, or photorejuvenation, uses light technology that minimizes brown spots, sun damage, fine wrinkles, and enlarged pores. It significantly improves redness caused by rosacea and acne scarring while simultaneously smoothing skin’s texture. Plus photorejuvenation significantly reduces signs of aging. In fact, a study conducted at Stanford University proved that …

Urban Body Laser Holiday Gift Guide

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When you purchase the Primer, Foundation, and Sunforgettable Brush, we’ll add a free Setting Mist, valued at $49! If you buy any 3 products, you’ll get the 4th free! For every $100 you spend, you’ll get an extra $25 bonus!   With just a couple of weeks to go until December 25th, finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones is on everyone’s minds. However, in between juggling work, baking up a storm, and attending holiday events, finding time to battle the crowds at the mall may be seem downright impossible. If you’re a notorious last-minute shopper and leave it all …

We’re 10! Urban Body Laser Celebrates a Decade in Vancouver

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Time really does fly by when you’re having fun. We can hardly believe it’s been 10 years since we opened our doors in Vancouver. Over the past decade, we’ve met some amazing people who have brought so much joy to our lives. From staff to clients, we’ve loved every second of it! Plus we’re always excited to bring in new changes, new services, and new products to our clients to ensure they continue to look and feel their best. If you’ve been following us on Instagram, then you already have the inside scoop that we’re giving our office a facelift! …