December is finally here, and the holiday gift-giving season is in full swing, but many Southwest Orlando residents may feel they are behind schedule on their search for those perfect presents for family and friends. Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s Holiday Gift Guide provides those stressed shoppers with a comprehensive listing of various stores, as well as a variety of gift ideas — from always-handy gift cards to cosmetic treatments to customizable gifts and more — that are sure to please everyone this holiday season.
Stella & DotJaime Silveira407-625-9686www.stelladot.com/jsilveira
Stella & Dot independent star stylist Jaime Silveira, 407-625-9686, www.stelladot.com/jsilveira,
Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd., Medplex Building A, Suite 100, Orlando407-345-8145www.yournewlook.com
This holiday season, readers can treat that special someone with a gift from Advanced Centre for Plastic Surgery, 7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd., Medplex Building A, Suite 100, Orlando, 407-345-8145, www.yournewlook.com. Holiday shoppers who purchase $50 of Image Skincare products in December receive a free trial kit. James Matas, M.D., is board-certified in plastic surgery and offers a variety of procedures and aesthetics, including injectables such as Juvéderm, Radiesse, Restylane, Botox Cosmetic and Dysport. Complimentary surgical and skin consultations, as well as gift cards, are available.
A Spa AffairRoxanne Kasper407-876-0575www.thespaaffair.com
A Spa Affair, 519 Main St., Windermere, 407-876-0575, www.thespaaffair.com, owned by Roxanne Kasper, has pampered guests in Southwest Orlando for more than eight years. The spa offers quality hair products, including the green Onesta Hair Care line that does not contain harmful chemicals; luxurious Moroccan Oil gift bags; manicures; pedicures; skin care; waxing; and makeup and eyelash services. A Spa Affair offers a 3.5-hour spa package, which includes skin care, nails, a massage, shampoo and style for $250. Gift certificates are available.
The Center for Natural & Integrative MedicineKirti Kalidas, M.D., N.D.6651 Vineland Road, Suite 150, Orlando407-355-9246www.drkalidas.com
Kirti Kalidas, M.D., N.D., and his staff at The Center for Natural & Integrative Medicine, 6651 Vineland Road, Suite 150, Orlando, 407-355-9246, www.drkalidas.com, suggest giving the gift of good health, by offering the hCG diet that is designed to kick-start weight loss and help people break bad eating habits. The program costs $499 and includes nutritional counseling, exercise coaching, menu planning and daily injections. Also, The Bridge to Wellness is a four-week challenge that encourages simple steps for lifestyle change and includes diet, exercise and food-choice tips, body detoxification, meditation, journaling and more. Typically $175, the program is available for $150 if participants register by Dec. 9, 2011.
iStudio Salons Traci Allen7335 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 120, Orlando407-963-6266www.traci-allen.com
This holiday season, stylist Traci Allen at iStudio Salons, 7335 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 120, Orlando, 407-963-6266, www.traci-allen.com, is offering a keratin express blowout for only $150 that includes a free bottle of keratin shampoo and conditioner. Traci has more than 16 years of experience and has become a leader in the latest hair improvement and styling techniques.
Longenix Health & Aesthetics7932 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 200, Orlando407-355-7759www.longenix.net
Longenix Health & Aesthetics is the premier anti-aging center in the area. In addition to traditional adult medicine, Bonnie Dean, M.D., and Gretchen Legler, A.R.N.P., offer noninvasive cosmetic procedures, including nonsurgical face-lifts and skin tightening, Botox Cosmetic injections, facial fillers, laser hair removal, micro laser peels, brown spot removal and more. Longenix, located at 7932 W. Sand Lake Road, Suite 200, Orlando, offers Neova products, as well. The practice now has a Medi-Spa, where Briana Carbonell, a licensed aesthetician, provides a variety of facial treatments. Gift certificates are available. For more information, call 407-355-7759 or visit www.longenix.com on the Web.
8081 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 100, Orlando407-354-36893025 Daniels Road, Suite 104, Winter Garden321-221-9966www.massageenvy.com
With more than 5.9 million massages to its credit, Massage Envy, 8081 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 100, Orlando, 407-354-3689; along with Massage Envy Spa, 3025 Daniels Road, Suite 104, Winter Garden, 321-221-9966, www.massageenvy.com, is the nation’s foremost provider of therapeutic massage. Massage Envy’s top-quality therapists, comfortable clinics and affordable prices put an hour of relaxation only moments away. Gift cards are available in any amount and can be applied toward massages (member and nonmember rates) and gratuities. With more than 686 locations nationwide, a Massage Envy gift card can be given to family members and friends both near and far. Operating hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Holiday shoppers can indulge their senses and enter a world of serenity at The Meisenheimer Day Spa, 7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd., Suite 105, Orlando, 407-351-8885, www.meisenheimerdayspa.com. Stressed gift-seekers will feel their inner sense of calm return as they enjoy a therapeutic massage or customized facial from the caring staff. In addition, shoppers receive a free gift with the purchase of a gift certificate for $100 or more. Image Skincare products and gloMineral makeup also are available.
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