THE WINNER IS….
The 9th annual Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards hosted by Les Nouvelles Esthetiques South Africa in association with Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Paris, was held on Sunday the 21 July 2013, at the new prestigious Maslow Hotel, Sandton. Johannesburg.
The Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards Gala Dinner evening was filled with excitement and glamour as some of the industries most respected and well-known names and media came together to acknowledge their peers. In keeping with the Indian theme, Bollywood dancers, décor, an traditional taste extravaganza buffet, followed by energetic entertainment from Funeka and Si-Anne, guest were kept enthralled throughout the evening.
Through the success of the previous awards, the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards increases in its stature each year, providing the South African and International Spa Visitors and Media with a comprehensive choice of award winning spas, and a reliable source of spa information and recommendations, within South Africa.
“Spas offer a precious refuge from a frenzied lifestyle. A time and place to relax and disconnect from the world as you recharge your mind, body and spirit, and an opportunity to bring your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual selves back into alignment. In whatever amount of time one can afford, spas provide peace, relaxation and guidance to help create a healthier lifestyle.“ Dr Nadine de Freitas, Managing Editor, Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, South Africa.
The 2013 Spa Awards consisted of five (5) Categories, namely Day Spa, Hotel Spa, Unique Spa Concept, Safari Spa and Aesthetic/Medi Spa categories.
The Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards Aesthetic Institutes/Medi Spas Category Finalists were: Vivacite Medical Spa in Pretoria under the guidance of Dr Riekie Smit. The premises feature a one-stop facility to rejuvenate, enhance health, relax or improve appearance alongside the medical centre involving 2 doctors (including aesthetic doctors) and 3 physiotherapists to assist patients in addressing health and cosmetic issues. Medi-Sculpt in Johannesburg, specializes in offering carefully selected non-surgical treatments, such as Botox, Dermal Fillers and various other non-invasive aesthetic treatments. Using state of the art equipment helps Dr Anushka Reddy and her team to more accurately assess and discuss clients’ individual needs when they visit the clinic. Best Body Skin, Johannesburg under the guidance of Hardus Bester utilises the very latest technologies in aesthetic procedures, botox, skin peels, lip augmentation, non-surgical rhinoplasties, hair restoration, ultrasound lipolysis and more to revitalise clients’ features for a more youthful appearance.
The winner of the Aesthetic Institutes/Medi Spas Category was The Wembley Medi Spa in Cape Town. An exclusive upmarket day cosmetic centre, operated by professionally qualified medical doctors, physiotherapists and aestheticians. Focused solely on results driven therapies, The Wembley Clinic offers cutting edge cosmetic surgical procedures and medical management of aesthetic conditions with Botox, Derma-fillers and medical lasers. Some of the clinic’s exclusive flagship anti-aging treatments are on offer only at The Wembley Medi Spa and nowhere else in South Africa. The Wembley Medi Spa also offer facial and body treatments, such as Antioxidant Facials, Anti-Free Radical Treatments, the latest and most luxurious anti-ageing and every day spa therapies, including holistic grooming and beauty treatments.
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques would like to congratulate all the finalists and winners as they continue to excel in providing the South African community with the keys to relaxation and wellness. The Spa Awards programme is more than pure recognition of achievement, it sets a benchmark for spas in South Africa, and all the finalists and winners are worthy of this acknowledgment.