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The Ultimate New Year Skincare Routine

New year skincare routine
New year skincare routine

With freezing temperatures, it’s time to up your skincare game this January with some fabulous new skin cleansing collections from ELEMIS. The cold temperatures in January aren’t the best for our skin and with it being a New Year too, it’s the perfect time of year to make a commitment to look after your skin […]

The City Retreat Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide from City Retreat
Christmas Gift Guide from City Retreat

December means one thing – the countdown to Christmas has begun so we wanted to share with you our 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 annual Christmas Shopping Weekend on the […]

All that Glitters Christmas Gift Guide from City Retreat

Christmas Gift Guide from City Retreat
Christmas Gift Guide from City Retreat

We are so excited to share with you this years ‘All that Glitters’ Christmas Gift Guide. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a loved one, family, friends or work colleagues, we have something for everyone. Browse through our gift guide and share these gift ideas with all your friends and family too, especially if […]

The benefits of body brushing

Body brushing
Body brushing

Chances are dry brushing falls toward the bottom of your list when it comes to self care. Most of us are still unaware of the myriad beauty benefits body brushing has to offer, but it can make your skin looking glowing and healthy from head-to-to. Still need convincing? Here are all the benefits of dry […]

Get your skin and your body holiday-ready

Get your skin and your body holiday-ready
Get your skin and your body holiday-ready

It’s finally holiday season! It might have felt a long time coming (especially with some of the weather we’ve been having recently) and I’m sure you’re excited to jet off to warmer climes, strip off all the layers and lap up the sun. At the risk of sounding boring, I’m afraid it’s time to think […]

Five steps for getting your skin holiday-ready

Five steps for getting your skin holiday-ready
Five steps for getting your skin holiday-ready

Many of us are planning or counting down to our summer holidays at this time of year. We’re making lists, shopping for new swimsuits, stockpiling the sun cream and booking the waxing appointments. On holiday, we all tend to get our legs and arms out more than we might at home – is it all […]

The story of City Retreat

The story of City Retreat
The story of City Retreat

I can’t believe it’s almost 15 years since my dream to open a luxurious beauty salon in Newcastle came to fruition. The time has flown by since then, so I thought I’d share the story of City Retreat with you to celebrate. Back in 2004 I was working as a lecturer in beauty therapy. In […]