Photorejuvenation and Tint Du Soleil: Get Summer Ready!

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For a limited time 20% OFF TINT DU SOLEIL Brand new to Colorescience, this amazing little tube packs some serious power when it comes to protecting your skin from those harmful summer rays. Keep reading to learn why… Goodbye rain boots, hello flip flops. Summer in the city is about to take off, and that means you’ll be spending the next few months lounging at Kits Beach, hiking in our backcountry, and kicking back on your favourite patio. And while we love this time of year just as much as the next Vancouverite, it’s also a time when we can’t …

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 …