Best Before and After's of 2015

Urban Body Before & After, Blog, Fashion and Beauty

Urban Body Laser’s Best Before and After’s There’s nothing we love more than a good ‘Best before and after’s’ story, especially when we’re in charge! At Urban Body Laser in Vancouver, our trusted medical estheticians work day in and day out helping people change, correct, and revamp the way they look and feel about themselves. From pigmentation to acne scars, there’s nothing better than seeing the look on someone’s face when you’ve removed something that was causing them embarrassment, insecurity, or even shame. If you’ve been following us on Instagram, then you may have caught a few of our favourite …

Post Summer Skin Care at Urban Body Laser

Urban Body Blog, Fashion and Beauty, Skin Care, skin treatments, Staff Favourites, Staff Picks

**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 …

Derma Roller on Sale at Urban Body Laser

Urban Body Blog, Fashion and Beauty

Did you hear? For a limited time, we’re offering 40% off Derma Rollers! These amazing devices are an easy and efficient way to younger, smoother skin that you can use practically anywhere. By gently rolling this device over your face, it creates tiny holes in the skin. Sounds scary, but it’s really only a slight discomfort. What’s happening is the needling is allowing ingredients to deeply penetrate the skin so it can absorb the nutrients from your moisturizers and serums. Whenever we damage our skin in the form of cuts or burns, it has the ability to repair itself naturally. …

Urban Body Laser: Hot Picks of the Week

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Both in-store or online, these products have sold like hotcakes at Urban Body Laser this week! Check out why our clients are buying – and loving – these popular skin care products and beauty lines. Proderm Hydrogel and Gentle Cleanser These two are what every single one of our clients uses before and after our treatments. If you’re starting a laser hair removal program, we highly recommend these two become staples in your beauty bag. Hydrogel keeps the skin properly hydrated with its 40% organic aloe. It also contains Omega 3, 6, and 9, which help to absorb that aloe …

Skin Care Myths Debunked

Urban Body Blog, Fashion and Beauty

Just like the latest diet craze, skin care products and beauty treatments get a lot of hype. Though we constantly see blogs, tweets, and general buzz about ways to take care of your appearance, there are a few we’ve been hearing lately that are simply not true. So we’re debunking three common skincare myths to set the record straight! Myth #1: You only need to wear sunscreen when it’s sunny. Wrong! Whether or not it’s sunny, any time you step outside you should be wearing sunscreen because 80% of the sun damaging rays can penetrate through clouds. There are two …

Serums 101

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You may have noticed more advertisements and buzz around serums. A relatively new product in the skincare market, serums are gaining a loyal following for many reasons. However, we find many clients are confused over why, when, and how to use them. A common misconception is that serums can replace moisturizers. This is completely false as they both have very different purposes. Facial creams have been around for a long time and are still the most popular form of skin care. They’re a vital component to any skin care regime and should never be replaced with serums or any other …

Skin Prep to Saying Your 'I Do's'

Urban Body Blog, Events, Fashion and Beauty

Summer is fast approaching, which means wedding season is about to begin. For those of you about to say ‘I do’, the last few weeks can be an incredible stressful time as you try to coordinate the venue, catering, visitors, décor, stags, stagettes…the list goes on and on. Often brides and grooms forget to factor in a crucial step in the nuptial process: their skin. If you haven’t started your skincare prep, don’t worry, there’s still enough time to schedule a few appointments in order to get yourself in photo-ready shape. Here are a few of Urban Body Laser’s must-do’s …

Treat Your Mom for Mother's Day

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Mother’s Day is just a couple of days away! Have you found a gift for her yet? You could do the usual flowers, jewelry, or scarf, but why not do something for her that she would probably never do for herself? This Mother’s Day, give her something that will make her feel beautiful from the inside out. At Urban Body Laser, we offer a variety of services and products that will guarantee to impress your Mom. Here are a few of our most popular gifts for Mother’s Day. Photofacial Your Mom will instantly look and feel younger after she receives …

Need a Lift? We’re Hosting a Botox Party!

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On May 13th from 6m to 8pm Urban Body Laser will be hosting a Botox Party! Treatments for Botox will be available for 20% off ($9.95 per unit) and fillers will be 10% off ($495 per syringe). Botox is cosmetically used to remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing the muscles. It’s injected in extremely small concentrations and is proven to be a successful and valuable therapeutic protein. How it works is that it prevents signals from the nerve cells to reach the muscles, effectively leaving the muscles without instructions to contract. This causes them to paralyze. As a result, wrinkles like …

Recycle Your Expired Make-Up & Receive 25% OFF of Our Products!

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You may have finished Spring Cleaning your wardrobe, but have you ever considered clearing out your make-up bag and skincare collection? These types of products tend to be the ones that people rarely throw away. From nail polish to foundation, many of us hang on to these items way past their expiry date. Unlike food, many make-up and skincare products don’t list best-before dates so it can be hard to tell when it’s time to toss them. However, that doesn’t mean that they last forever. Even mascara and eye shadow can reach an end point. Applying moisturizer or foundation that’s …