A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries—Planet Beach Contempo Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles.
Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.
Dr. Richard S. Bragg believes that outward appearance impacts the way people feel on the inside. That’s why he built his practice with a passion for making people feel better about their appearance mixed right into the foundation. As director of Florida Vein Care and Cosmetic Center, Dr. Bragg follows this mission by treating patients with safe, effective, and advanced cosmetic treatments.
At two locations, Dr. Bragg and his staff utilize surgical and non-surgical techniques to perform procedures like repairing stretched and torn ear piercings, and eliminating red spots from the epidermis. His staff also nourishes skin with glycolic facials and nixes wrinkles with Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm.
Dr. Dean L. Johnston, named one of the area's top plastic surgeons in 2010 by Orlando Magazine, and his team of skilled specialists revitalize visages through cooling HydraFacial technology suitable for all skin types. The Premier HydraFacial helps to remedy wrinkles, brown spots, and vestigial bunny ears by vacuuming pores and extracting impurities with an ultramodern HydraFacial MD device that uses a patented HydroPeel tip. Unlike microdermabrasion systems, the gadget's spiral design uses multiple abrasive edges to exfoliate the skin several times as it passes over faces, simultaneously bathing the epidermis in hydrating and moisturizing serums. Using the same face-saving technology, the glycolic HydraFacial infuses human frontispieces with glycolic acids that penetrate into the skin and stimulate cell regeneration by offering time and a half to collagen producers. HydraFacials take approximately 30 minutes, and for an additional fee, patients may upgrade their treatments with personalized serums.
Board certified in family practice and anti-aging medicine, Dr. Don Colbert has been dedicated to the physical and spiritual health of central Floridians for 25 years. Along with certified chiropractor and laser practitioner Dr. Jennifer Vaughn, Dr. Colbert strives to offer his patients alternative methods to antibiotics, synthetic pain medications, mood-altering drugs, and hypnosis induced by relatives at family parties. Services include nutrition counseling and homeopathy as well as technology-driven solutions such as laser hair restoration and nonsurgical spinal decompression. Guests can also pick up Divine Health Nutritional Products developed by Dr. Colbert himself.
Dr. Colbert is the author of more than 40 books on nutrition, exercise, wellness, and faith, including The New York Times bestseller The Seven Pillars of Health: The Natural Way to Better Health for Life, and has been featured in numerous publications, including Prevention magazine.
Inside Style International, a salon and med spa, Diane Testani operates Facials & Massage by Diane. Testani boasts expertise in Swedish and therapeutic massages, permanent makeup, and facials. Using Intaglio skincare products, she works to dissolve fine lines, reduce hyperpigmentation, and prevent bone evaporation. Facial options include the cocoa-enzyme facial, the raspberry-enzyme facial, and IPL photorejuvenation.
Helmed by a spa savant with 12 years of experience, Re|You MedSpa cossets clients with a wide range of services, from holistic wellness treatments to advanced medical procedures. Facials pamper skin with all-natural salves and pharmaceutical-grade treatments including injectables, peels, and nonsurgical face-lifts. Body panels gleam after massages and contouring treatments, and acupuncture redirects energy through the body's pathways as efficiently as an electron traffic guard.