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Dermaologica at City Retreat
Dermaologica at City Retreat

This month we are going to introduce you to our new product range, Dermalogica. The story begins in 1986 in Los Angeles. Jane Wurwand, a tenured, United Kingdom-trained skin therapist new to the American “esthetician” industry, recognised that continuing skin and body therapy education was practically non-existent in the United States. While her training had been comprehensive […]

How To Make The Most Of Your Home Pro-Facial

At Home Professional Facial
At Home Professional Facial

We all LOVE that glow we get when we’ve just had a wonderful facial. There is nothing more relaxing than have those magic hands on our skin; nurturing and massaging us until, quite often, we fall asleep and wake up glowing and refreshed (or totally zoned out!!) As we can’t do that for you at […]

Hand and Foot Care

Foot and Hand Care
Foot and Hand Care

We all love visiting the salon for our manicures and pedicures and coming out feeling relaxed, refreshed and happy to show off our lovely nails. By now yours are in probably in need of a little bit of TLC right now!! I have popped together some. tips below outlining a simple and easy to follow […]

Why Choose a Prebiotic Skincare System

ELEMIS Prebiotic Skincare System
ELEMIS Prebiotic Skincare System

You may have heard about or even jumped on the probiotic skincare trend, but did you know that prebiotics are just as crucial for a healthy, glowing complexion? ELEMIS endeavour to source actives that work in sync with the skin, for the ultimate results. Just one of the many natural, active ingredients found in the […]

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 […]

How to achieve the Supermodel Skin look

supermodel skin from City Retreat
supermodel skin from City Retreat

Supermodels have always got flawless, smooth and radiant skin. Getting that kind of skin takes a lot of serious work and dedication. So how do the supermodels do it?  1. They tailor their daily needs. They have access to so many products and experts, supermodels become beauty savvy. Skin changes on a daily basis due to hormones, […]

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 […]

CACI Synergy has arrived at City Retreat

CACI Synergy at City Retreat
CACI Synergy at City Retreat

We have some REALLY exciting news to share with you!! CACI Synergy has arrived at City Retreat!! Using the latest S.P.E.D™ technology combining high brilliance LED light therapy with microcurrent; The combination of the two together means more visible and longer lasting results! CACI Synergy uses LED Light Therapy which stimulates natural processes to rejuvenate the […]

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 […]