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February 28

Team Update

I N T R O D U C I N G    J A M I E ! We would like to welcome Jamie to our team! Jamie brings 3 years of esthetics experience to Urban.

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December 1

THANK YOU!

A big thank you to our community supporters for making our grand opening a huge success!

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December 1

WELCOME BACK PAMELA!

We would like to welcome Pamela back from maternity leave on January 2nd!

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October 29

COME SEE OUR NEW LOOK!

Join us for our Grand Re-Opening

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October 29

Win Big This November Month

Enter in store to win 1 of 3 great baskets or a Pamper Package ($350 value)!

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October 29

Team News

THANK YOU SARAH DOYLE

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September 27

The Best Is Yet To Come!

We are SO excited to be undergoing renovations this month.

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September 27

Save The Date – Come See Our New Space!

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August 28

Urban Retreat Babies!

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August 1

Have you heard?

Urban Retreat is getting a new look! Don’t forget to book your appointments before our temporary closure dates.

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June 27

New Look Coming November 2019

After 15 years of business, we are updating our space to give our clients the best spa experience possible!

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June 27

This may be why you are breaking out…

Dermatologist experts break down the most common breakout and acne triggers, learn how to avoid and manage them here:

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May 31

Top 3 Benefits of Vitamin C For Your Skin

You probably already know that Vitamin C is important for overall health and wellness. But did you know it’s also a skin care powerhouse? Topical Vitamin C is one of the most potent antioxidants available – and it lives up to the hype, effectively tackling the primary causes of premature aging to give you brighter, firmer skin. […]

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May 31

Staff Member Feature Jocelyn Phillips

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April 30

The Truth About Sun Damage & Your Skin

Healthy, smooth, even-toned skin – and good health – are the trade-offs for golden tans and too much time in the sun. Surprisingly, many people who think they are protecting themselves are following outdated, inaccurate advice that is jeopardizing their long-term skin health. Let’s go over some of the things you should know. Not all […]

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March 30

Dermalogica Facefit Event

Book in for a 15 minute treatment on May 8th for only $10 plus receive $10 off Dermalogica products purchased the same day!

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February 28

Rapid Reveal Facefit Event

We are excited about Dermalogica's Rapid Reveal Peel - a professional-grade at-home peel that helps reveal brighter, healthier skin in just minutes a week. Book in for a 15 min Rapid Reveal Service on March 27th for only $10. Receive $10 off Dermalogica products purchased the same day!

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February 28

NEW Silk Peel Skin Treatment

We are excited to introduce the new Dermalinfusion Silk Peel Skin Treatment starting March 7th! It plumps and hydrates the skin to provide a healthier and more youthful appearance with no downtime. People who have tried this Silk Peel in other cities are seeing amazing results!

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February 1

Birthday Club

Join our BIRTHDAY CLUB to receive a special gift in your birthday month!

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December 31

Trade In, Trade Up Program

Are your current skin care products not working for you or would you like to try something new? Give us your old skincare products and we'll give you great skin!

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December 20

Good Skin Rewind: Start the Year Off with Great Skin

Sadly, many often neglect their skin or don’t care for it as well as they should. But the better we understand our skin, the happier and healthier it will be. Find out about some of the most common “sins” that are often made when it comes to skin care, and learn what you can do to fix them!

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November 27

Holiday Gift Ideas

Stop into Urban Retreat to check out some of the awesome stuff we have in for the perfect gift for your loved ones. With both gift sets and gift cards we have something for everyone!

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November 26

Vote for Best Beauty Spa in Edmonton

We are honoured to have been nominated for Best Beauty Spa in Edmonton for 2019 through the "Top Choice Award" and would love to receive your vote.

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November 1

Dermalogica’s Sound Sleep Cocoon

Dermalogica's Sound Sleep Cocoon transforms skin over night and promotes a deep, restful sleep for glowing skin by morning!

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October 12

Jane Iredale’s Fall Collection

Jane Iredale's Fall Collection features fabulous new eyeshadow duos and palettes, 3 new lip gloss shades, and retractable brow pencils.

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September 30

Dermalogica’s New At-Home Peel

Dermalogica's at-home peel helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and evens out skin tone to reveal bright, radiant skin.

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September 1

Jane Iredale Triple Luxe Lipstick

JANE Iredale's Triple Luxe Lipstick is long lasting, naturally moist and highly pigmented with a creamy matte finish. Available in 15 sumptuous colours.

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August 1

Clear Those Pesky Breakouts

Remove blackheads before they become breakouts with these two new products from Dermalogica.

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July 5

Dermalogica Biolumin-C Serum

Goodbye, hyperpigmentation. Goodbye, fine lines. Say hello to brighter, firmer skin with Dermalogica's NEW BioLumin-C Serum!

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July 1

New Reward Program

Earn points with the purchase of any product or service. For every 150 points you will receive $15 off your next purchase of any product or service. You don't need to do anything other than to come in!

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June 30

Protect Your Skin This Summer

We would like to remind our clients of the importance of SPF every day for face and body! UVA & UVB rays are shining everyday, even on those cloudy days and even through your office window!! They damage skin cells causing premature aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, weakened capillaries and skin cancer, to […]

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June 28

Meghan Markle Skin Secrets

The secret to the "Markle Sparkle" is surprisingly simple. INSIDER spoke with Meghan Markle's makeup artist Daniel Martin to find out the secrets to her glowing complexion during the royal wedding.

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May 1

New Image Skincare Products

  Reformulated Hyaluronic Filler & Vital C Hydrating A C E Serum The PERFECT DUO for ultimate hydration and nourishment!

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February 28

Dermalogica’s Sound Sleep Cocoon

Dermalogica’s Sound Sleep Cocoon was specially formulated to deliver active ingredients that hydrate, brighten and revitalize at night – when skin is best able to use them. Tamarind Seed Extract creates a nourishing cocoon of comfort for softer, more hydrated skin while encapsulated, motion-activated French Lavender Essential Oil (with Sandalwood and Patchouli) work all night […]

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February 1

Hawaii is Coming to Urban Retreat

From February 6th – 10th escape from the depressing cold winter and experience a warm, exotic vibe at Urban. We will have Hawaiian themed manicures/pedicures and mocktails! Book your Manicure or Pedicure to experience a bit of Hawaii in Edmonton plus receive a complimentary paraffin hand treatment with every Urban spa pedicure booked from February […]

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January 1

New Year’s Resolutions

We are very excited about this year. We hope everyone is smashing those new year resolutions so far! One resolution we suggest is Double Cleansing. The benefits of cleansing the skin twice is outstanding. By using a pre-cleanse (either oil or balm) followed by your favourite cleanser, ensures all make up, oils and pollutants are […]

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December 6

Gift Ideas

Looking for a gift for a friend or loved one this holiday season? From gift cards to gift sets, to our Pamper Package, there is something for everyone. Gift Cards Urban Retreat gift cards are a great way to express your love and gratitude for that special someone in your life. We offer gift cards […]

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October 16

Competition Time

Need laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation or tightening? Our amazing Gentle Max Pro machine can treat most skin types with quicker, better results. Book your consult today and you will be entered into the draw after your consultation. * You must be deemed a suitable laser candidate to be eligible to win. The $100 may […]

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October 16

Refer a Friend and Receive 15% Off

Pick up a ‘Referral Card’ at Urban Retreat to give to a friend. When your friend brings in the card with your name as the referrer, a note is added to your account to receive a 15% discount on your next service. Discount will be applied after your friend has had their service. Valid for […]

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June 8

Say Goodnight to Lip Lines

Dermalogica’s New Nightly Lip Treatment is Here! Anti-aging lip and perioral treatment smoothes the appearance of laugh and feather lines while you sleep. This rich overnight formula firms, hydrates and restores skin on and around the lips. Indian Gentian Extract, advanced Volumizing Technology and Sesame Seed Extract help restore skin volume and reduce the appearance […]

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May 30

Protect Your Skin From The Sun

Now that the sunny weather is in full swing its important to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UVA/UVB rays. Over exposure to harmful sun rays has not only been linked to skin cancer, it causes premature aging: wrinkles, pigmentation & sunburn. At Urban Retreat one of the most vital pieces of skincare advice […]

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May 2

Introducing Jan Marini Skin Care

Jan Marini is a corrective skin line that delivers on results! Founded in 1994 in San José, California, Jan Marini has a targeted peel system that stimulates skin healing helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, and gives a smoother appearance to the skin’s texture. Learn more about our facials and peels. […]

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March 29

Stress Positive Eye Lift from Dermalogica

de-puffing eye treatment and masque Available April 6th! The skin around the eyes is some of the thinnest and most delicate on the body. This makes it one of the first to show signs of stress. Undereye bags, puffiness, and dark circles? Not anymore. Dermalogica’s new Stress Positive Eye Lift minimizes the appearance of puffiness […]

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March 15

Faster & More Comfortable Laser Hair Removal Treatment

NEW Gentle Max Pro We are very excited to offer the new Gentle Max Pro laser services to provide our clients with continued great results with more comfort in a fraction of previous treatment times! Gentle Max Pro is revolutionary in the treatment of laser hair removal.  It’s unique patented cooling system provides comfort as […]

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March 8

CoolSculpting Event in Edmonton

  Cool Event Curious about CoolSculpting?  Now is a great time to get started with building your summer body! Attend our free CoolSculpting event on March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day) at either 2:00pm or 5:30 pm.  Please RSVP here. Learn more about CoolSculpting and our treatments in Edmonton To book a consultation call us at […]

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March 1

Overnight Retinol Repair 1%

For every Overnight Retinol Repair purchase have your name entered to win an Age Reversal Eye Cream. Three wins up for grabs!!  *Limited time.

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February 27

How Often Should I Get A Facial?

This is a question we are asked often. It has a lot to do with what skin condition you might be dealing with and keeping in mind that our skin goes through changes depending on hormones, environment and weather, stress and diet. Every 4-6 weeks the stratum corneum will replace itself. With having a skincare […]

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February 4

Valentine’s Packages & Specials

We love Valentine’s and we’re excited to be offering these specials for a limited time!  Great for enjoying time with a loved one, as a gift, or to pamper yourself! Valentine’s specials are available from February 7 to 18, 2017.   Beauty Through Balance Body Detox Kit Includes: – full sized Seaweed soak – Hydra […]

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February 2

Top Spa in Edmonton

We are delighted to have received this Certificate of Excellence for Top 3 Spas Edmonton

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