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The Benefits of Facial Peels

The benefits of facial peels
The benefits of facial peels

September at City Retreat is all about Facial Peels from AlumierMD and their benefits. Chemical facial peels have been used going back to Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra used sour milk to improve the appearance of her skin, according to some sources and lactic acid is an active ingredient in sour milk. A chemical peel is a […]

The City Retreat Guide to the Perfect Summer Holiday

Guide to the Perfect Summer Holiday
Guide to the Perfect Summer Holiday

Here’s to the Summer Sunshine and going on holiday and truly relaxing! With the summer holidays well underway, we thought we would share with you our Guide to the Perfect Summer Holiday and the summer essentials everyone needs before and during their holiday! ELEMIS Tan Accelerator The first summer essential we highly recommend is the […]

The Ultimate Guide to Sun Protection this Summer

holiday essentials
holiday essentials

Save your skin this Summer! Short term sun damage presents as sunburn. Long term unprotected sun exposure causes gradual damage to your skin known as sun damage and accounts for about 90% of the signs of skin ageing. There are two main types of damaging rays, UVB and UVA. They damage skin cells and their […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day Gift Guide from City Retreat
Fathers Day Gift Guide from City Retreat

It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 18th June so it’s time to say thanks to all our wonderful Dad’s for their time, patience and love with a hand-picked gift. If you’re stuck on what to get your Dad for Father’s Day, then look no further. We have the perfect gifts below available during June!   With […]

Create your own Pro Collagen Skincare Routine

Pro collagen skincare routine
Pro collagen skincare routine

When ELEMIS created Pro-Collagen Marine Cream over 10 years ago, it was the start of a journey of discovery which would result in the full Pro-Collagen range. With so many Pro-Collagen products available in the beauty industry, how can you tell which ones are the right ones for you? The smoothing and firming formulas are […]

Discover the latest Spring make-up trends with Jane Iredale

Discover the latest Spring make-up trends with Jane Iredale
Discover the latest Spring make-up trends with Jane Iredale

Brighten up your look this Spring! Discover the latest Spring make-up trends with Jane Iredale at City Retreat this Friday (7th April), 1 – 5pm.  Book your complimentary make over! There is a £15 deposit, but this is fully redeemable against Jane Iredale products purchased on the day. Limited spaces available, please call us now […]

City Retreat Salon and Spa is named Beauty Salon of the Year

City Retreat wins Best British Beauty Salon 2017
City Retreat wins Best British Beauty Salon 2017

City Retreat Salon and Spa is named Beauty Salon of the Year and Employer of the Year at Professional Beauty Awards 2017 City Retreat Salon and Spa is named Beauty Salon of the Year (Sponsored by Caudalie) and Employer of the Year (Sponsored by: BTL Aesthetics) at the 2017 Professional Beauty Awards. Regarded as the […]

Cleansing your Skin

Cleansing. your Skin
Cleansing. your Skin

Cleansing your skin is a bit like choosing what outfit to wear each morning. Our skin can be different from day-to-day, therefore the cleansers we use need to match our skins needs for that day.  ELEMIS now have a range of different cleansers to suit how your skin is performing as well to use for […]