Physical vs. Chemical Sunscreen

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Our skin is precious and we need to protect it. Every year, the summer rays get us thinking that maybe we need to update our sun defense regime. The thing is, we should be shielding ourselves all year round. Every time we walk outside we are exposed to harmful UVA and UVB rays. In our hotter months, higher heats make covering up uncomfortable, and a wide brimmed hat isn’t always practical. So what are our options? Most of us are overwhelmed by what the drugstore aisle offers to shade our skin. The thing is, the best options aren’t always sitting …

New Website!

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Welcome to our new online home! We have had this project in the works for you for some time now, and we are so excited to unveil our new website. We strive to not only bring our guests the latest treatments and most experienced technicians, but we want your experience with us in all aspects of our business to be the best, including our website. Easy to find information, sleek presentation, we brought it all in our new revamp. We made our site an informative resource so you can take the first step to finding what services are right for …

Coats for Kids Charity Event at Urban Body Laser

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Now that we’ve packed away the pumpkins and turned back the clocks, the highly anticipated holiday season can officially begin. It’s no secret that December is all about giving, and while it’s easy to get wrapped up in expensive gifts to impress your loved ones, it’s important to remember that this season is also about giving to those who need it most. That’s why every year, we host our Coats for Kids charity event, and this year is no exception. Now in its sixth year, we’re switching things up and inviting everyone to join us on Friday, December 2nd from …

R3 Derma Health

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R3 Derma Health is an intensive medical grade collection that delivers multi-layer strengthening to the skin. Our collection contains the highest concentration of active ingredients and visual improvement as a result of synergistically blending powerful peptides and cutting edge skin conditioners. This collection is best suited for our guests who desire faster results and higher activity levels from the ingredients in the products we carry.

Fall Skincare Tips with Urban Body Laser

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Another beautiful summer in Vancouver has come and gone. Patio lunches, seawall bike rides, and lounging at Third Beach may all seem like sweet distant memories. However, despite that the temperature has dropped and the days have grown shorter, there may be a few parts of summer that continue to linger…on your skin. That’s why Fall skincare treatments and products are critical for reversing those summer lovin’ days. Even with the best physical sunscreen and an endless array of floppy hats, you may not have been able to completely dodge the after effects of harmful ultraviolet rays. So now that …

September Special: DermaPen Treatments

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September Special: $199 for 2 DermaPen Treatments when purchasing a package of 5! (Single treatments are regularly $225) With another amazing summer in Vancouver behind us, September is all about renewal and fresh beginnings. So if you’ve been neglecting your skin in favour of summer BBQ’s and patio sessions, then our September Special is here to the (derma) rescue. With celebrity devotees like Kim Kardashian and Gwyneth Paltrow, it’s little wonder why everyone’s talking about the DermaPen, a revolutionary little tool that kick starts your body’s own natural collagen production. Also referred to as Microneedling, this treatment creates tiny punctures …

The Peak FM's Casey-Jo on Microdermabrasion

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If you’re a regular listener to The Peak FM like us, then Casey-Jo needs no introduction. Hosting the mid-day show, this adventurous Vancouverite knows a thing or two about music — and Microdermabrasion. In fact, she’s been sharing all of her fabulous self care rituals to feeling healthy and beautiful from the inside out — with a little help from Urban Body Laser. The Peak FM and Microdermabrasion Recently, she shared her experience after receiving Microdermabrasion at our medical spa on The Peak FM’s blog. After her first appointment with our amazing medical esthetician Janelle, she realized just how much stress, …

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 …

Sunforgettable Summer with Colorescience

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BIG NEWS: GET 20% OFF SUNFORGETTABLES THIS MONTH! If you’ve ever followed Urban Body Laser on Instagram, visited our medi-spa, or perused through our blog, then you’ve probably heard us say once (or maybe a 100 times) how important daily application of sunscreen is for anti-aging. Not only does it prevent wrinkles, fine lines, and sunspots from prematurely forming, but it also protects you from more serious conditions like severe burns, cancer, or myositis, an autoimmune disease. So now that Spring is in full swing and summer is on the horizon, this time of year is when many can’t wait …

9 Skincare Lessons from Urban Body Laser

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After years of helping people with their skin, we can safely say we’ve seen just about everything. From dry to oily, young to mature, our medical estheticians have worked with hundreds of people from all corners of Greater Vancouver to help them achieve healthy, glowing, and flawless complexions. Throughout the years, we’ve learned a thing (or nine) about how to the body’s largest organ. And lucky for you, we’re giving you the inside scoop by sharing our top 9 skincare lessons that will help your skin from the inside, out. 1. Cleanse. We’ve all had those mornings where we’ve woken …