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Stress can be bad news for your skin

Stress can be bad for your skin
Stress can be bad for your skin

Stress can show up in our lives through so many different ways, one of which is through the appearance of our skin. The demands of our every day lifestyles mixed with work and everything else on top can leave us feeling constantly stressed and overwhelmed. We end up feeling a lot less like ourselves, constantly […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide
Mother's Day Gift Guide

With only a few days to go until it’s Mother’s Day (Sunday 11th March), we thought we would share with you our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. If you’re looking for inspiration as to what to get your Mum for Mother’s Day then look no further. We have some fabulous treatments, spa experiences and products available! […]

Valentine’s at City retreat

Valentine's at City Retreat
Valentine's at City Retreat

February is the month of love with Valentine’s on 14th February! We have some amazing Valentine’s promotions for you to indulge in with your partner and loved one. Gift Vouchers are also available.

Get Glowing this January

Get Glowing this January
Get Glowing this January

With freezing temperatures, it’s time to Get Glowing this January with some fabulous new skin cleansing collections from ELEMIS. It’s a New Year, which means it’s time to re-assess your skin care routine and we’d love for you to join us in going back to basics to help you perfect the foundations of a new skincare […]

The Ultimate City Retreat Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas at City Retreat
Christmas at City Retreat

December means one thing – the countdown to Christmas has begun so we wanted to share with you the Ultimate City Retreat Christmas Gift Guide. If you are looking for Christmas Gift inspiration we have something for everyone with Spa Experiences, our Lifestyle Membership, treatments, amazing gift collections and lots more. We also have our […]

Winter Skin Solutions

Winter Skin Solutions
Winter Skin Solutions

As Winter begins to arrive, it’s time to really take care of your skin with our Winter skin solutions. Wrapping up in numerous layers to keep warm over the next couple of months is important, but so is feeling comfortable and confident in your skin. Here are our top 5 Winter skin solutions: Exfoliate The […]

What are BIOTEC Facials?

ELEMIS Biotec Facials at City Retreat
ELEMIS Biotec Facials at City Retreat

As the weather is turning colder, it’s time to really look after your skin. With wintry winds and central heating drying your skin out, now is the time to book yourself in for a moisturising and cleansing BIOTEC facial. Elemis BIOTEC Facials deliver highly effective, super-charged treatments to reboot cellular performance. This will result in […]

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 […]