UV Rays: What Are They and How Do They Affect Our Skin?

At Urban Retreat Spa we believe the best facials in Fort Lauderdale always includes SPF to protect our skin in the South Florida year round summer weather. We carry over 10 professional grade sunblocks. The sun emits 3 different kinds…
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3 Simple Steps to Healthy Skin: Men’s Edition

Most men consider splashing their face off in the shower sufficient. Compared to the large collection of skincare products most women keep in their bathrooms, most men tend to have very little, if any. The best mans facial in Fort Lauderdale…
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Matte lips are a very popular new trend.  When properly applied these matte shades of lipstick can be elegant, dramatic and quite beautiful. Unfortunately, matte lipstick can at times tend to emphasize all the flaws of your lips, therefore,…

What does  “pH-balance”  mean?

Dry skin, oily skin, sensitive skin, acne, rosacea all of these buzzwords are used by the billion dollar beauty industry. One of the newest advertising “catch-words” is “pH-balance.” Should we ignore it or does it mean anything? How…

How BV-OSC Accelerates Collagen Synthesis Up to 50% Better than Traditional Vitamin C

It’s sad but true: our bodies naturally age with time. One such effect of aging is collagen loss, which leads to loose skin, wrinkles, and reduced elasticity. However, there are some steps you can take that will allow you to keep skin looking…

Introducing #MyClearCell

We are so excited to announce the launch of myclearcell.com; the new home for all things acne. Education is very important to us at Urban Retreat Spa and we have partnered with Image Skincare, and we are committed to providing you with the…