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 …

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 …

The Year of Self Love

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Recently we posted an article about the so-called “ugliest woman in the world” on our Facebook page. As one of only three people on earth born with a genetic ailment that prevents her from gaining weight, Lizzie Valesquez discovered a YouTube video that someone had posted, calling her “The World’s Ugliest Woman”. This video had over 4 million views. What’s truly inspiring about Lizzie is that she chose this incredibly cruel act as a way to grow, inspire others, and be an example of why the greatest love should be the one you have with yourself. As we’ve just begun …

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 …

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 …