Beautifully Bare zaps away unwanted hair with noninvasive laser hair-removal treatments. Its services for men and women target follicles on the chin, underarms, legs, and brows, among other areas. Lasers are also used in skin-tightening, tattoo-removal, and photofacial treatments. The team offers four massage modalities, along with massages for people with conditions such as cerebral palsy and autism.
EcuaBella Skin Care Spa owner Geovanna Ortega believes that the impact of cosmetic treatments can be more than skin-deep. “Caring for our appearance and looking our best helps us feel better about ourselves," she writes on her spa’s website. A licensed aesthetician herself, Ortega works with her staff to help inspire this sense of confidence in her clients.
Many of EcuaBella’s treatments incorporate organic skincare products or advanced cosmetic technology like that which astronauts use before press conferences. Ultrasound waves and LED light can lend their salutary benefits to facials, helping to improve circulation, even out skin tone, and conceal signs of fine lines and wrinkles. The jade rollers of thermal massage beds are gently heated with far infrared heat before they start to knead muscles, helping relieve tense joints.
Doctor of Chiropractic Shawn Sizemore presides over a practiced crew of licensed massage therapists that brings more than 40 years of combined know-how to Kentuckiana’s curative kneadings. Having spent his childhood in nearby Irvington, Dr. Sizemore brings a local’s charm to each appointment that, when coupled with his demonstrable chiropractic wisdom, sets his patients’ minds immediately at ease. When he and his staff aren’t massaging muscles to hasten the body’s convalescence from weeklong Simon Says tournaments led by snakes, their noninvasive chiropractic treatments work to realign disks and promote overall health. With its emphasis on holistic well-being, chiropractic care can prove effective in healing such diverse ailments as headaches, hip pain, poor circulation, and sinus problems.
The resort itself is located in Elizabeth, a southern Indiana town so small that for much of the 19th century, the local school was a single-room log cabin. Yet just across the Ohio River, downtown Louisville brims with indie-music venues, art galleries, and museums, including the Frazier History Museum. South of downtown, you’ll encounter block after block of Victorian mansions in Old Louisville and stately brick buildings at the University of Louisville.Louisville’s pride and joy lies a little farther south at Churchill Downs, which has hosted the Kentucky Derby since 1875. If you’re not around during a race, it’s still worth checking out the Kentucky Derby Museum’s impressive trophy display, historical race footage, and jockey diaries. Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.
The medical team at Ageless Medical Weight Loss Center & Medspa enhances beauty with custom weight-loss programs and cutting-edge technology. They draw from 60 years of combined experience to help clients shed pounds with six different medically supervised weight-loss programs. The clinicians provide one-on-one counseling and advanced body-composition analyses that determine the percentages of a person's lean muscle mass, fat, water, and brain space devoted to memorized food-commercial jingles.
The center has tracked down the latest laser systems to provide skincare treatments with less downtime and discomfort. Palomar-certified registered nurses remove hair with the Icon's diode lasers, vacuum-assisted technology, and a large handpiece that cuts treatment time by more than half, all without the need for topical anesthetics. The crew uses the Lux1540 laser to reduce wrinkles without affecting skin's surface, and employs intense pulsed light to diminish sun damage, spider veins, and acne. To complement the benefits of a weight-loss program, medical staffers can reshape areas of stubborn fat with the radio-frequency energy of the noninvasive CoolSculpting system.
Licensed massage therapists, rehab therapists, and certified Kinesio Taping practitioner Lane Alexander — lauded in Advance Healing —entered the world of therapeutic massage after suffering from the aches and pains of his former job as a commercial contractor. More than 600 hours of training later and with certification from the Kinesio Taping Association, he now helps his clients incorporate massage as an integral part of making sure bodies and minds function properly and handle stress healthfully. Specializing in athlete care including athletic-performance-focused and injury-treatment-geared massages, he works to treat injuries and maximize biomechanical function with assessments and bodywork treatments. The center's certified license massage therapist, Dena also relaxes tense sinews with Swedish and sports massages and offers deeper relaxation through her specialties such as deep tissue and trigger point massage therapies.