HLC Lake Mary Spa’s quiet interiors and welcoming personnel envelop each client in a reassuring cocoon that blocks out the stressors of the outside world. The spa began as a compassionate center for weight loss and smoking cessation, soon adding high-tech spa treatments and noninvasive wellness procedures. Cream-colored walls and draped windows dress treatment rooms with an aura of home to help relax clients there for body-wide cosmetic boosts from LED teeth whitening to red-light skin therapy. Clients can feel confident in their therapists, each of whom is a licensed aesthetician trained in laser procedures. The clinic has also made the pages of Lake Mary Life magazine for its antiaging laser photo facial treatment.
Staring at a blank piece of paper can be intimidating, but browsing the blank, premade pottery at Doing Dishes draws hibernating creativity from its den, enticing the brain with shape, size, and bisque meat. Pieces range between $7 and $60, and all merry potters are assessed a modest studio fee of $6, which covers everything required to design and fire a project, including time. Grab a blank plate and paint a meal upon it, stencil a cup with springtime flowers, or decorate a picture frame worthy of being hung inside itself.
For more than 25 years, the experienced art and design consultants at Framing Establishment and Fairfax Gallery have been guiding customers as they select from a collection of more than 5,000 frames. Hand-carved, leafed, and metal picture huggers come customized to fit any image or memento, all of which the gallery picks up, delivers, and installs for free throughout the continental United States. Customers can give cherished images the treatment they deserve with custom mouldings from a variety of manufacturers, plus trimmings such as gold and wooden frames, mat accents, and foam-core backings.
Visiting customers can peruse the store’s gallery of local and Florida artists, gorging eyes on a feast of contemporary and traditional landscapes, still-life works, and sculptures. Artists can also be commissioned to craft custom artwork, helping gussy up a drab wall or take the place of a broken windshield.
When it comes to delivering friendly, efficient service, the technicians at Ormond Lakes Auto always go the extra mile—literally. They offer customary shuttle service for clients who have to leave their ailing or dirty cars behind, and guarantee their repair services with warranties for 24 months or 24,000 miles. Even something as basic as an oil change comes with a detailed 100-point safety inspection, which includes a brake and battery check and lengthy interrogation of suspicious-looking dashboard hula dancers.