Frustrated Over Your Skin Care? You’re Not Alone

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You’ve spent hundreds of dollars on the latest skin care products. You religiously exfoliate, cleanse, and moisturize. You visit us for Microdermabrasion and Photorejuvenation treatments, and while you experience results, after a few weeks it’s back to breakouts and inflammation. What’s the deal? We see this type of scenario all the time. So many of our clients are willing to spend hundreds of dollars on a ‘quick fix’ to their skin issues, yet they don’t realize it’s stemming from the same source: the products. Unfortunately, not all skin care lines are created equal. Despite their claims and glossy advertisements, many …

Urban Body Staff Pick: The Dermal Roller

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We’re so excited to talk about one of our favourite products, the Dermal Roller! For a limited time, if you purchase a Dermal Roller you’ll receive a free treatment, valued at $200! So what exactly is it? We’ll explain. The thought of needles makes many of us start to cringe. From the day we’re born, needles have always been affiliated with pain and illness; something that is forced upon us in order to protect or heal. Even as adults, this fear continues to linger. But what if we told you that there are actually needles that can make you look …

Tis the Season of Gratitude

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The holiday season can seem like a blur. One second you’re decorating the tree, then the next you’re ringing in the New Year. During the whirlwind of parties, dinners, shopping, and family events, taking a moment to reflect on all you have to be thankful for may be the furthest thing from your mind. As we’re now in the midst of December, we asked the Urban Body Laser team to put together a list of things they are truly grateful for. From work to family, even the littlest things are a reminder that so many people out there have much …

Osmosis Skincare Now 30% Off!

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It’s no secret that we love the Osmosis skincare line. Using a combination of holistic and innovative products, it’s mild on the skin yet powerful in correcting common conditions like aging, blemishes, and rosacea. Plus it keeps your complexion youthful and radiant. As the holiday season quickly approaches, finding the right gift isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do. An easy and foolproof way to impress anyone that cares about their skin (which just about means everyone!), we highly recommend Osmosis skincare. When used in combination, they are a great way to get started on a skin care regime that …

Celebrity Skincare Treatments

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Although good genetics have some part in it, it definitely takes celebrities work to stay flawless. To help keep them looking their best on the red carpet, it’s a combination of a healthy diet, preventative work, high-quality products, and professional skincare treatments. From microdermabrasion to Colorescience, here is how some of the most famous faces stay picture perfect. The Top Celebrity Skincare Treatments Microdermabrasion: Gwenyth Paltrow Gwenyth Paltrow has called Microdermabrasion “a miracle”and for good reason. Often compared to the texture of your cat’s tongue, microdermabrasion gently rejuvenates the skin by a non-invasive exfoliation. By gently removing the outermost layer …

Meet the Urban Body Laser Staff: Miranda!

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The Urban Body Laser staff are more than just medical estheticians, they’re clients themselves, which means they use all of the services and products we provide. If it doesn’t meet our approval, we won’t offer it to our clients. We sat down with one of our staff members, Miranda, and asked her what her favourite skin care and beauty products are that she can’t live without. What do you love most about working at Urban Body Laser? The environment, I’m lucky to work with a great staff and awesome clients! What’s your favorite Colorescience product and why?  The Pressed Mineral …

Take Care of Your Skin at Every Age

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As you get older, your needs start changing. Remember those days when you lived in a dorm and scraped by on minimum wage? Now you’re looking for three bedroom homes and driving a minivan. Our lives change, develop, and require more attention. The same goes for your skin. No matter how old you are, we’re going to share how you can take care of your skin at every age. No surgery or scalpel required. Tools, Tips, and Products to Take Care of Your Skin at Every Age   20’s You may think that you only need to worry about your …

Colorescience Core 4

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A lot of great things come in four. There are four seasons, four suits of cards, and of course some pretty famous bands, like Queen, Abba, The Beatles, and KISS, just to name a few. While these are all great examples of foursomes, to us they don’t quite compare with our favourite quartet: the Colorescience Core 4. This simple four-step regimen of pure mineral products work together to treat, camouflage, cover and protect your complexion. The best part is that they’re easy to use, infused with vitamins and antioxidants, and match a variety of skin tones. In less than two …

Summer’s Almost Over: It’s time for Osmosis Replenish

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With a record-breaking number of sunny days, we have a lot to be thankful for this summer in Vancouver. If you spent the past few months in the beautiful outdoors, there’s one part of you that may not be so thrilled: your skin. Even though your Vitamin D levels have been topped up and your flip-flop collection was put into full-use, the sun’s UV rays will have taken a toll. So to recover from the past couple months of sun damage, we have a simple, effective, and pain-free solution: Osmosis Replenish. Too much sun exposure causes skin to age because it can’t …

Urban Body Laser Beauty Tips: Eye Shadow

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If you’ve just finished a photorejuvenation or microdermabrasion treatment, your complexion is glowing, radiant, and ready to be taken on the town. But now that your skin has been taken care of, how can you accentuate your other beautiful features the right way? You’ve read, heard, and watched countless beauty tips online or in magazines, yet it never seems to look the same when you try it. Sound familiar? You may not know that the Urban Body Laser medical estheticians are not just skincare experts, they’re also beauty experts. Our clients always ask us which colours will look best with …