Debbie Mulhall-April 20, 2021

Have you ever (like myself) found that PERFECT red lip, you know the one that is not too deep, not too bright, suits your complexion b-e-a-uuuutifully and makes you feel like a million dollars? Only to feel completely let down when you smile and your not-so pearly whites are on show for all to see […]

Debbie Mulhall-April 20, 2021

  If you’ve ever had a facial treatment or specific brow treatments with us in either of our clinics, then you may have been placed under our Healite after. You might not really have understood why, so let us break it down for you. A Healite is an LED light therapy device that causes a […]

Psoriasis & Eczema Management

When psoriasis, eczema, cystic acne, chemically sensitive skin, rashes, lumps or bumps appear, can be a sign that there are much deeper issues going on. We are dealing with DIS-EASE, and inflammation within the body. A little topical treatment that treats the surface of the skin means it’s not solving the root cause of the […]

Debbie Mulhall-January 18, 2021

Ingredient Spotlight – Beta Glucan.  Hyaluronic acid (HA) has become -and still is- quite the trend when it comes to skincare, but have you heard of its older, bolder (and more beneficial) cousin Beta-Glucan?  Ask any therapist for a fun fact about HA and they will tell you that it is super hydrating, as it […]

Debbie Mulhall-January 18, 2021

Microneedling FAQ’s Here at Urba, Microneedling is one of our favourite professional skin treatments because of its instant and long-lasting results!    What is Microneedling?  Microneedling, also known as collagen stimulating therapy or dermal rolling is a non-surgical, professional treatment for skin rejuvenation. The concept of skin needling is based on the skin’s natural ability […]

Debbie Mulhall-September 1, 2020

How you treat your skin in your 20’s and 30’s is going to show in your 40’s and 50’s. When we begin to notice pigmentation in the skin, it typically has been brewing under the surface for years.  IPL (short for Intense Pulsed Light and also known as photo rejuvenation or photofacial), is a safe, […]

Debbie Mulhall-June 16, 2020

Vitamin A is the holy grail when it comes to skincare. It is arguably the most effective cosmeceutical rejuvenating ingredient and has tonnes of rigorous, scientific studies to back it up. The benefits of consistent vitamin A application to the skin include: to promote skin renewal brighten skin tone normalise pigmentation reduce acne boost collagen […]

Debbie Mulhall-May 22, 2020

Biologically, stress is the body’s way of responding to a demand or threat. In today’s society, we never really seem to slow down (unless there’s a global pandemic which forces us to!), meaning our bodies are constantly experiencing prolonged, chronic periods of stress. A little bit of stress is good. It can be the reason […]

Debbie Mulhall-May 8, 2020

Not all SPF’s are made equal – remember that regular moisturiser you purchased in Boots/Tesco that had an ‘SPF 20’ label on the bottom? Well, you would need about half the contents of that tub applied to your face to get the equivalent level of protection. Cosmeceutical brands offer high quality, broad-spectrum sun protection creams […]

Debbie Mulhall-May 5, 2020

At times we forget the skin is a living organ. It does not care if it is aesthetically pleasing. Its sole function is to protect us from the harsh outside environment, to regulate our temperature and to act as a touch receptor. In order to keep the skin healthy, it requires both internal and external […]

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