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 Red Light facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial but can rejuvenate and reduce fine lines. 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 detoxify the body, spray tan skin, massage muscles, and burn calories.
Planet Beach operates on a membership system where 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.
Epic Skin Care owner Cymone Charles recognizes that everyone’s skin is different, varying in color, type, texture, and tone. That's why she uses botanical-based Bioelements products to create a diverse array of facials. The women’s signature facial softens and smoothes the skin with a high-frequency treatment and the back treatment clears up the skin on the shoulders so that clients can wear backless pajamas to work with confidence. There's even a men’s signature facial that banishes breakouts and ingrown hairs with a deep pore cleansing. Epic Skin Care’s other spa services are equally adaptable: Aestheticians wax 20 distinct face and body areas on both men and women, and nail specialists perform manicures and pedicures that can be enhanced with aromatherapy soaks and coconut-mango foot and leg massages.
Laser Centers of Central Florida's talented aestheticians tend to epidermal plains with a skin-nourishing menu of treatments designed to keep skin looking youthful. The Infinity anti-aging treatment soothes skin with a mélange of botanical extracts and––like any good elixir of youth––moisturizes skin, invigorates collagen, and repels Ponce de Leóns. Guests can bronze their bodies while eschewing the harmful UV rays of sun-drawn tanning with a spray-tan session. Using a skin-bronzing mist derived from natural ingredients, tanning technicians coat the skin evenly, imparting a healthy hue that looks as if it were gained from a day at the beach or a weekend fixing the Hubble's solar panels.
Velvet Wax Spa's technicians revivify the body with skin-focused services such as European facials, back facials, and microdermabrasion treatments. The spa’s experienced aestheticians swaddle countenances in skin-specific masks and employ French wax to remove excessive hair and glued-on berets. Formostar infrared body wraps promote blood flow and boost metabolism, and airbrush tanning adds a natural-looking bronze to bodies without UV exposure.
For more than 20 years, Laser Center of Orlando has been home to disappearing acts that would rival those of any magician. Instead of top hats and handkerchiefs, however, the center's tools of choice are lasers. In the hands of advanced registered nurse practitioners and certified technicians, these powerful devices can eradicate body hair, sagging skin, spider veins, acne, and even tattoos during meticulous treatments.
Though the lasers may be the starring act, other cosmetic services perform equally admirable feats. Anti-aging facials, peels, and microdermabrasion sessions restore a youthful glow to complexions, and dermal fillers such as Botox cancel out fine lines and wrinkles. Botanically based body wraps strive to tighten, tone and firm problem areas such as the stomach and neck, and an infrared sauna provides relaxation, detoxification, and skincare simultaneously.
The waxing specialists at U Bella Waxing Studio welcome both men and women into their intimate salon, where they swiftly remove unwanted hair using professional European waxing techniques. The versatile specialists sculpt brows and sideburns, and strip fuzz away from areas across the body, including arms, legs, and bikini regions.