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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 […]

Hair removal in time for spring

Hair Removal at City Retreat
Hair Removal at City Retreat

Now that spring has well and truly sprung, are you starting to think about getting out in the garden and doing some maintenance work? It’s time to tackle your garden bushes and rid your lawn of all those pesky weeds. Why should you treat yourself any less lovingly? Spring is the perfect time of year […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]