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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…

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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 stress enough to our clients to be prepared for what the season has ahead. In other words, have a summer skin care game plan.
We’ve all heard that the sun causes premature aging in the form of wrinkles and fine lines. And while you may think you have plenty of years left before damage can show, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Liver spots, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles can show up almost immediately after an intense season of sunshine. In fact, we’ve treated patients in their early 20s who are trying to reverse the visible damage.

Sound familiar? Then let us introduce you to BBL Photorejuvenation

This method is an incredibly easy and virtually pain-free. It uses light to repair and revive your skin in an effective, non-invasive, and proven way. These BBL treatments can be even done over your lunch hour! The procedure usually requires four to five treatments, about four weeks apart in order for results to be the most dramatic. An individual treatment takes about 15 minutes, and you can resume your everyday activities immediately after the treatment.
In addition, Photorejuvenation can help you get bikini-ready without having to worry about stretch marks while you’re baring it at the beach. Just check out this before and after:

1 month after the 5th treatment of Photorejuvenation

1 month after the 5th treatment of Photorejuvenation


While it’s always good to know you have a safe way to treat these skin conditions, it shouldn’t be your only method of treatment. It starts with prevention, and using the right products will help you achieve this. One of our new faves is the Tin Du Soleil, a brand new addition to Colorescience. Available in four different shades, this product is an all-physical sun protection with SPF 30 with an antioxidant-rich formula that protects the skin while also giving it sheer foundation coverage.
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Unlike other makeup, Colorescience offers products that actually nourish your skin with vitamins and help improve its overall vitality. And for a limited time, we’re giving you 20% OFF TINT DU SOLEIL! To learn more about this product and other physical sunscreens in this collection, contact our medical estheticians any time, we’re open 7 days a week.
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I Let Urban Body Laser have their way with me….

and I think I like it…..

I Let Urban Body Laser have their way with me....
I have always been content with the way I appear on the outside.  I’m no beauty queen, but I’m happy about how I look.
Also, I have never been caught up with getting older.  Some of the most beautiful humans I have ever laid eyes on are in their 80’s.
So, I had never really thought of facial rejuvenation as something I’d be into.  I heard the ads that my friends from Urban Body Laser ran on the PEAK pretty much ever since we went on air.  But, I always thought they were talking to someone else.
Then, recently, I started noticing the effects my love for the sun has had on my skin.  I had so many crazy suburns on my face, one so bad I had to be hospitalized.  And it realized that my careless ways with the sun were catching up with me.
When I heard the Urban Body Laser ads about Photorejuvenation I started to pay attention.  The idea that maybe some of the spotting and redness on my face can be removed with light therapy began to appeal to me.
So I talked to my friend Janiece at Urban Body Laser.   I had my first photorejuvenation and skin tightening treatment just before the holidays.  I was a little freaked out.  ( The picture is of me, just before I had my first treatment )  I was afraid it would hurt like crazy ( it hurt a tiny bit ).   I was afraid there might be scarring ( there was none – in fact, Janiece made me look better when I left than I did when I walked in thanks to the Colorscience  mineral make up she hooked me up with ). Mostly, I felt refreshed and relaxed and like I’d been pampered.
The treatment comes with a excellent skin care line for use after to help nourish and protect the skin.  I love it.
I didn’t really notice a difference, but my friends did.  I have already started getting compliments on how great my skin looks.  After one treatment.  Crazy.
Next step, microdermabrasion.  It’s happening soon.  I’ll let you know how it goes.
We’ll be posting the before and after pics of me after I’ve had all the treatments.  But from what I’ve experienced so far.  It’s working.

**20% off all moisturizers for the month of October. Contact us for details!**

Though it’s officially Fall, it’s not quite time to completely forget about the shorts-weather season. Why? Because as the colder weather starts to creep in, it’s the perfect time to start your laser hair removal treatments.
It’s a common misconception that laser only needs to be done when the weather requires barely-there clothing. However, this could not be further from the truth. Most of our treatment systems require that you have minimal sun exposure for one month, which makes Fall the perfect time to start your custom-designed laser hair removal program.

2 months after completing Guaranteed Service Package

2 months after completing Guaranteed Service Package


Rather than pulling the hair out by the root or shaving it off at the skin, laser hair removal stops it at the source by destroying the hair follicle, preventing any new hair growth one hair at a time. Because only a small percentage of hair is in the growing phase at any given time, multiple treatments are required for long-lasting smoothness.  These treatment are between 7-11 weeks for torso and 5-9 weeks for the face/neck.
2 months after completion of the Guaranteed Service package

2 months after completion of the Guaranteed Service package


Our state-of-the-art systems are able to treat areas like underarms, face, chest, bikini line, legs, back, head and our signature Balls n All ™. Designed after clients’ requests, this program removes all hair on a male’s private parts, including the shaft and base of the penis, the testicles, the area between the anus and the testicles, as well as the area between the bum cheeks.
Post 2 months after 7th treatment

Post 2 months after 7th treatment


Excess hair can affect visual appearance, personal hygiene, and self-esteem, so we completely understand if there are certain areas you never want to see hair growth again. Before you have to break out that bikini, contact us for more information so you can stay smooth and sleek for Summer ’16 – and be sure to ask us about our October special, 20% off all moisturizers!
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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.
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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 there’s plenty of ways to stay active, whether it’s with a group of friends or that all-important ‘me time’. We polled the Urban Body Laser team to see how they love to get their heart rate up while also soaking up the sunshine (with plenty of sunscreen, of course!). The best part? No treadmill or stair climber required.
Beach Jogging
By taking your run to the beach, you’re getting a lot more than just better scenery. Landing on soft sand decreases the amount of stress that hard surfaces put on your feet, and the resistance naturally works your muscles better than the treadmill. The calming atmosphere of the beach sure doesn’t hurt either! Head to Jericho Beach to clock in those kilometres, and then after your run, the Colorescience Sunforgettable Setting Mist is a must, as it rejuvenates the skin after a sweaty workout.
Hiking
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Not only does hiking offer a physical challenge, but as we mentioned, being in nature is a serious mood-booster. The beautiful scenery and changing terrain shifts your focus to your movements and surroundings, taking your mind off of exercising and providing a sense of calm. Grab a friend and hit the trails for an all-day trek through nature’s playground (just don’t forget to pack plenty of water and sun protection). For the more advanced hikers, the Grouse Grind, Chief, or Sea to Summit are very challenging trails with views that can’t be beat. If you’re looking for something more leisurely, Quarry Rock or Lynn Canyon are also two of our faves.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
A great exercise for balance and strength, stand up paddle boarding is also fun! Ideal for strengthening your core, it’s a relaxing activity where you can go at your own pace and enjoy Vancouver’s beautiful backdrop. By tuning in to the gentle rhythms of the water, a calm sense of awareness can be achieved. Head to False Creek and get paddling!
Biking
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It may have been years since you last pulled out your bike, but it’s never too late to hop on two wheels again. The physical and mental benefits of cycling outdoors greatly surpass riding a stationary bike because you have to balance, steer, and respond to changing terrain. Trouble sleeping? Try going for morning rides along the Seawall, as the daylight exposure will help get your circadian rhythm back in sync and rid your body of cortisol, leading to a longer and more regenerative sleep. Just don’t forget your helmet!
These are just a few ways to stay active while also exploring your backyard. So skip the gym, grab your gear, and head out!
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What’s your favourite summer outdoor workouts in Vancouver? Tweet @urbanbodylaser and let us know, and you’ll be entered to win a FREE Sunforgettable Brush, valued at $88!
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Now that January is coming to a close, the resolutions made at the beginning of this month may now be starting to fizzle. However, that doesn’t mean you need to get down on yourself! We chatted with Channa, our Medical Esthetician at Urban Body Laser in Vancouver, and asked her to share some tips for making 2015 the best year yet.
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Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?
I am actually a firm believer that the New Year is not the best time to start resolutions because I feel like everyone just makes them for the sake of making them. If you are fully committed to achieving a goal, today would be a great day to start, whether it is a Tuesday, Saturday, or in mid-July. However, I believe the New Year is a good reminder to recap and set your intention on how you want your year to be like.
Fitness and health are the top two resolutions that many people make. What are your tips for staying healthy in 2015?
In order to be healthier, you have to find balance. Don’t be too hard on yourself. Find what you enjoy and spend time doing that, whether if it’s whipping up new recipes or an awesome workout class. Being healthy should be a lifestyle change, so if you are doing something you don’t see yourself doing a year from now, don’t do it! For example, fad diets that ban carbs, low carbs, no fat, high protein – honestly, who can keep up anymore! This isn’t a realistic way to eat or live. These impossible standards and “rules” will only leave you feeling down when you can’t maintain them, so just don’t bother.

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What are your tips for achieving your goals?
I find the best way to attain your goals is to tell everyone. If you keep them to yourself, chances are you are not holding yourself accountable. Besides, you might just surprise yourself with how supportive everyone may be. After all,” a goal without a plan is just a dream”.
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Have questions for Channa, or want to share your tips for having the best year yet? Follow us on Instagram and tag us in your photos, or tweet us @urbanbodylaser

Incase you haven’t heard, our Photofacials are on special!

1 Photofacial for $299 — that’s a $250 savings! (regular $550)

January is a great month to get started on this non-invasive treatment because you need to spend limited time in the sun between appointments (which is easy to do on the west coast!). Photofacials, or photorejuvenation, uses light technology that minimizes brown spots, sun damage, fine wrinkles, and enlarged pores. It significantly improves redness caused by rosacea and acne scarring while simultaneously smoothing skin’s texture. Plus photorejuvenation significantly reduces signs of aging. In fact, a study conducted at Stanford University proved that BBL light therapy can change the structure of DNA and actually reverse the signs of aging!photorejuvenation
That’s what makes this treatment so unique; it not only erases skin damage, but it also improves your skin tone and overall feel.
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An individual treatment takes about 15 minutes and usually requires four to six treatments in three-week increments. When you arrive, our medical estheticians will apply a cool gel to the surface of your skin and then move the light therapy device across the treatment area. Most people compare it to a warming sensation, like a light snap of a rubber band. The best part is that you can pop in on your lunch break and then get back to your busy day immediately after the treatment.
Many patients who suffer from acne have turned to photofacials and experienced incredible results. From mild to severe, BBL phototherapy can significantly reduce the redness associated with moderate and cystic conditions.
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Whether it’s age spots, sun damage, or rosacea, the Urban Body Laser team can assess and customize a program based on your needs. To receive a photofacial for just $299, contact our medical estheticians for a free consultation!
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  • When you purchase the Primer, Foundation, and Sunforgettable Brush, we’ll add a free Setting Mist, valued at $49!
  • If you buy any 3 products, you’ll get the 4th free!
  • For every $100 you spend, you’ll get an extra $25 bonus!

 
With just a couple of weeks to go until December 25th, finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones is on everyone’s minds. However, in between juggling work, baking up a storm, and attending holiday events, finding time to battle the crowds at the mall may be seem downright impossible.
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If you’re a notorious last-minute shopper and leave it all until the last couple of days before Christmas, let this year be the first where you can enjoy the holidays stress-free. The Urban Body Laser team has created the Holiday Gift Guide that will please anyone on your list. The best part? You can shop in your pajamas! Order online store or simply send us an email, then we’ll ship it to you or the recipient.

The 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

The Core Four from Colorescience
colorescienceNow is the perfect time to take advantage of this special for the holidays! When you purchase the Primer, Foundation, and Sunforgettable Brush, we’ll add a free Setting Mist, valued at $49! Colorescience is the premier luxury aesthetic makeup line that is so pure and natural that it actually nourishes and protects your skin while also offering the same coverage as regular make-up. Plus there are several shades to choose from to suit whomever you’re buying for. If you need help deciding the right one, just ask our medical estheticians!
Osmosis and Proderm
An easy and foolproof way to impress anyone that cares about their skin (which just about means everyone!), we highly recommend Osmosis and Proderm skincare. If you buy any 3 products, you’ll get the 4th free (of equal or lesser value)! We’ve talked about how much we love Osmosis and Proderm, as they both use a combination of holistic and natural ingredients for not only every day skin care, but also to correct common conditions like aging, blemishes, and rosacea.
Gift Certificates
You can never go wrong with gift certificates. Whether it’s laser hair removal or microdermabrasion, give them the freedom of choice to pick whatever service of ours they want. To make it even extra easier for you, for every $100 you spend, you’ll get an extra $25 bonus!
Have questions about our gift guide? No problem, we’re here to help!
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Time really does fly by when you’re having fun. We can hardly believe it’s been 10 years since we opened our doors in Vancouver. Over the past decade, we’ve met some amazing people who have brought so much joy to our lives. From staff to clients, we’ve loved every second of it! Plus we’re always excited to bring in new changes, new services, and new products to our clients to ensure they continue to look and feel their best.
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If you’ve been following us on Instagram, then you already have the inside scoop that we’re giving our office a facelift! But before we cover the walls, our team has left lasting inspiration that will be under the paint forever.
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This Thursday, December 4th, come celebrate 10 years with us while also giving back to those in need during our Annual Coats for Kids Charity Event. We talked more about this important charity in our previous blog post, but if you’re one of the first 25 people to come to our event with donations, you will receive fabulous gift bags filled with all of our team’s favourite items! Plus everyone will be entered into a draw to win $200-$400 value product gift bags from Osmosis, Colorescience, Proderm, and a $500 travel voucher!
The event takes place from 4pm to 8pm, and we’ll be serving plenty of drinks to cheers our 10th birthday with! RSVP by contacting us via email or phone: info@urbanbodylaser.com or 604-696-5506.
Keep up to date on our exciting new announcements and renovations by following us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!

$199 for one Skin Tightening of the Face with a Colorescience Application (regular price $550!)

It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching our last few days of summer. Just when we’re getting used to weekly beach sessions and leaving our sweaters at home, Labour Day Long Weekend is already upon us. So to make bidding farewell a little less somber, the Urban Body Laser team have a September promotion that will make you cheering for the new month ahead.
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Our Skin Tightening treatment uses broad band light to reduce one’s appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. How it works is that it stimulates collagen production by putting heat into the tissues, causing them to contract and tighten. Collagen is a protein molecule that is found in the skin and provides basic structural support. With age, collagen is gradually lost causing deterioration and deflation in the form of facial lines, sagging, and wrinkles.
While virtually painless, you may experience a warm, tingling sensation, causing redness after the treatment. That’s where the Colorescience application comes in. If you haven’t heard of this luxury make-up line, this is unlike anything you’ll find in a drug store or make-up counter. It’s the only type of makeup our medical estheticians will use.
Take a look at the before and after of this Skin Tightening and Colorescience combination:
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Whether it’s your birthday, anniversary, or you just want to turn heads during a night out, this combination of Skin Tightening and Colorescience will stop people in their tracks. It’s also a great gift giving the person you love a little pampering.
Have questions or want to learn more about our $199 for one Skin Tightening of the Face with a Colorescience Application September Special?
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If you’ve been following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, than you’ve probably heard that we’re offering a chance to win one FREE year of bikini treatments!
For those of you who haven’t connected with us on Instagram yet, all you have to do is:
1. Follow us on Instagram
2. Tag 3 friends in any of our IG postings about the contest
3. Like the same post
We love how Instagram allows our clients to get a sneak peek into the behind-the-scenes happenings at our office. Some of our favourite things to post are beauty and skin care tips, quotes, funny photos, and advice from our medical estheticians.

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One of our technicians @janelle_lo28 Cheering for Argentina here from our clinic. May not be able to watch the game but we still got spirit.

We’ll draw a winner when we hit 200 followers and only the followers that do the above will be entered.

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Meet our senior technician Jade she’s been with Urban Body for 5 years. We asked Jade a few questions: What’s your favorite product : the whole osmosis line because it has completely transformed my skin the day I started using it.

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Whats in your make up bag? Take a picture and hashtag #ublmakeupbag and have a chance to win a colorescience mineral make up product

Hurry and become our first 200 fans for a chance to win! Follow us: www.instagram.com/urbanbodylaser and tag @urbanbodylaser in your posts!
 

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.
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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 products. They’re typically made by mixing oil with water and are primarily meant to hydrate the skin.
Serums on the other hand are a concentrated way to get key ingredients into the skin. The main reason you’d want to use a facial serum is to get added nutrients into deeper layers of your skin that a regular moisturizer is not able to reach. The junction between the two main layers of our skin (epidermis and dermis) is extremely hard to penetrate. While this is a good thing because it protects our skin, it also means it’s difficult to get the active ingredients into the depths of your skin where it is needed.
This is why you need a serum with an effective delivery system. So before you purchase one, make sure that it has a delivery system for those active ingredients to properly penetrate into the deep layer of your skin. Otherwise you’ll be wasting your money.
All of the serums we offer at our office and online store have this essential liposomal delivery system, which means you can treat and correct any skin ailments that you may be experiencing. For example, the Osmosis Calm Rosacea/Sensitive Skin Serum is an all-natural product that reduces and completely eliminates redness while restoring the protective barrier. It also reduces scarring, minimizes the visibility of capillaries, and rebuilds the thinned epidermis.
Other common skin conditions that serums can help treat are acne and pigmentation. To apply, you can either add 1-2 drops/pumps to in the morning and night to your entire face or you can use as a spot treatment. You can find both serums from the Osmosis line in our online store.
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Serums are excellent for anti-aging. This Anti-Aging Serum in particular has a 10-peptide blend that specifically targets aging skin, fine lines, and wrinkles. Our staff love this product because it gives your skin an instant boost, diminishing imperfections and improving the appearance of any redness almost immediately.
As you can tell, serums can be extremely beneficial for the skin and a vital component to a youthful, radiant, and flawless complexion. But before you invest in a serum, it’s best to contact our medical estheticians to find which one is right for you.
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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.
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Applying moisturizer or foundation that’s past its prime could be causing you breakouts and irritation to your skin. We’ve created these simple guidelines to help you figure out when it’s time to toss your old beauty products and makeup.
Mascara: 2 to 3 months. Toss as soon as you notice it’s getting clumpy, dry, or the scent is off.
Liquid Foundation: 6 to 12 months. If it has separated into layers or the colour has lightened, it’s time to say goodbye.
Lipstick and Lipgloss: 1 year. If you notice it starts to become dry or extra sticky, then you know it’s gone bad.
Nail Polish: 1 year. When it applies extra goopy or if it’s separated and won’t blend after a vigorous shake, it’s toss time.
Moisturizer: Up to 2 years. The more active ingredients in a lotion (like SPF) and the more bacteria introduced from frequent usage, the more quickly it can expire.
If you’re having a hard time deciding which to toss, our medical estheticians can help! Just book a skin consultation with us and bring in your make-up and skincare products, and we’ll help you sort through which is past their prime and could be harming your skin. As an added bonus, you’ll also get 25% OFF any of our Colorescience, Osmosis or Pro-Derm products so you can replace your old items! Then we’ll recycle your old makeup to keep them out of the landfill.
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Once you have your new make-up and skincare, to keep your products lasting longer do not store them in the bathroom or any place where humidity is a factor. Keep sunscreen, face creams, and makeup in a cool, dry place to maximize shelf life.
This is also a good time to recognize what items are causing damage to your skin, even if they haven’t past their prime. Take a look at the ingredients. If you see the words mineral oil, fragrance, perfumes, talcs, dyes, and alcohols, we strongly recommend deleting these from use. Other words to look out for are parabens, petrolatum, PEG compounds, and dibutyl phthalate. These ingredients pollute the skin, damage the environment, and have been linked to causing cancer and other health concerns. On a surface level, they also cause further breakouts and irritation.
Start fresh this season and book a skin consultation with us to decide which make-up and skincare are best suited for your skin. And don’t forget your unwanted items to receive 25% OFF any of our Colorescience, Osmosis or Pro-Derm products!
To find out more,
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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.

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As we’ve just begun a new year, we thought it was the perfect opportunity for all of us to wipe the slate clean of any self-negativity and start celebrating our inner beauty. We know how difficult letting go of insecurities can be, so we’ve come up with a few ways to practice self-love into your daily life.self love

 

Tips to Improve Self Love

  1. Leave post-it notes around your house with inspiring quotes and affirmation. Put them on your bedside table, your bathroom mirror, or the fridge door, so you’re reminded from the minute you wake up to when you go to sleep that you’re a beautiful, intelligent person.
  2. Exercise regularly and try to fit in at least 30 minutes of activity every day. Whether it’s walking your dog or joining a yoga class, being active releases endorphins that help boost your mood and self-esteem. Plus it’s good for your health!
  3. Make a list of all the things you are grateful for. These can be anything from your physical features (“I love my long hair”) to people that enhance your life (“I’m grateful for my best friend”). Add one new thing to the list each day, then read it over before you go to bed.
  4. Grant yourself down time to do the things you always seem ‘too busy’ for. Read a book, watch your favourite movie, or take a walk around the neighbourhood. Give yourself at least half an hour of pure ‘me’ time.
  5. Give genuine compliments to people, even strangers! You may just make someone’s day by complimenting their outfit or telling someone what a good friend they are.  Sending out positive vibes means you will get them in return.

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We provide a number of services and products that are meant to enhance your natural beauty, but you will only feel confident in your appearance until you embrace and celebrate all of the amazing qualities you have. Spread the love and share this article with your friends so 2014 can be overflowing with self-love!
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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.

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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 less than we do. We hope this will inspire you to put together your own gratitude list!
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Jade

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“Friends, family, my dog Loca, my boyfriend, freedom, being able to afford to go on vacation, having a roof over my head, my job, my bosses, food, my health.”

Miranda

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“Friends, my family, my past trip to Europe and all the memories, speaking honestly, my health, my cell phone 😀 , my job and my co-workers, unconditional love, future possibilities, having a roof over my head.

Jessica
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“My amazing family, my amazing friends, my dog Lucy, being a part of the Urban Body Laser family, my strength, for knowing that everything will always work out in the end, learning from my mistakes, continuing to grow and evolve into the person that I want to be, for music because it makes everything better, for ice cream because without it, I would be one unhappy camper.”

Channa

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“People in my life who care about me, the girls I work with, awesome bosses, a home to go to, that I am never hungry, the beautiful city I live in, that I am healthy, having such an understanding boyfriend, memories, life, freedom.”

Janelle

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“Health, wealth, happiness, family, friends, my muscular tattooed boyfriend 😉 , the love that surrounds me, my dog Nacho, my car, my cell phone, the roof over my head, my amazing career and the people I work with.”

Sherry

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“Family, friends, yummy food, the money I earn to pay for my yummy food, my wonderful job at Urban Body Laser, a healthy and happy life, unconditional love, a warm home to come to, memories that last forever, SNAPCHAT.”
So what would your list say? Comment on our Facebook page and let us know!

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.

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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 minutes, you have flawless coverage and perfect texture to tackle your day.

Here’s How to Use the Colorescience Core 4

So easy, so effective. Here’s why you really can’t beat this foursome:
 
Step 1: Prep and Prime
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Before an artist can pick up a paintbrush, they have to begin with a blank canvas. The same theory applies to the first step in the Colorscience Core 4.
The Skin Brightening Face Primer with SPF 20 enhances tone, improves texture, and hides fine lines and wrinkles.
Apply 1 to 2 pumps to moisturize, then blend all over face.
 
 
 
Step 2: Protect and Shield
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Now you’re Primed and ready for the Sunforgettable Loose Mineral Powder Brush. Sun protection is vital for keeping your skin youthful, which is what makes this such an important step.
Just sweep over your face to release the powder using small circular strokes. You don’t have to be shy with this one; apply liberally every two hours to ensure protection from harmful UV rays.
 
 
 
Step 3: Color and Correct
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Unlike other products you may have used, the Mineral Foundation with SPF 20 is actually designed to blend and layer. Disguise imperfections, even skin tone, and enhance your features with this lightweight foundation.
We love that it’s water-resistant (important for us Vancouver gals who are always fighting the rain!) and has built-in sun protection. Like the Loose Mineral Foundation in Step 2, the brush format makes this a portable quick fix we can easily store in our purse.
Here’s an Urban Body staff tip: Draw small circles in areas that need more coverage and long brush strokes for areas that need more moisture.
Step 4: Set and Mist
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Now the final step — just a few spritzes and you’re done! The Sunforgettable Setting Mist  not only sets your make-up in place, but it hydrates and revitalizes your complexion throughout the day.
Hold 6 to 9 inches away and mist three to four times.
 
 
 
 
Voila! Perfect, flawless skin that only took a few minutes. The entire collection fits easily into your purse so you can re-touch anywhere, any time.
Because we love the Colorscience Core 4 so much, we want to ensure everyone has it, which is why you can purchase the entire set at a 25% discount! But hurry, this is only until the end of September, so come visit us in-store or order online and put your Core 4 to work!
colorescience core 4
colorescience core 4