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Med Spa vs. Day Spa: What's the Difference?

March 15, 2022 by A Younger You

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Treating yourself to a day at the spa can be a relaxing, restorative experience, but the results may be fleeting. Many day spas are limited in the treatments they offer, especially if you want to directly address stubborn conditions and transform your skin.

If you are looking for an all-in-one spa service where you can have advanced treatments from medical professionals, visit our team at A Younger You Medical Spa.

We are a med spa specializing in advanced aesthetic treatment options. Our medical professionals are trained in the latest minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedures and are dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care.

Keep reading to learn more about how our medical spa is unique and the types of medical spa services we provide.

How Is a Medical Spa Different from a Day Spa?

Although a med spa and a day spa can overlap on the types of services they provide, there are some key differences between them. Knowing the differences can help you decide which type of spa will give you the experience and treatments you desire.

Day spas generally focus on relaxation for both your mind and body. They create a soothing environment for you to escape from the stressors of the world and offer services such as massages, steams, saunas, facials, and even classes like yoga and meditation.

These types of spas are designed to pamper you and give you a break from your daily routine.

A med spa combines these elements of a day spa with non-surgical medical aesthetic services. Along with creating a relaxing, stress-free environment, they aim to provide high-quality aesthetic procedures that cannot be performed at a typical day spa.

Another key difference between a day spa and a med spa is that the procedures offered at a medical spa are performed by licensed professionals. At A Younger You Medical Spa, our team of experts includes licensed aestheticians, medical assistants, registered nurses, and certified laser technicians.

What Types of Services Does a Medical Spa Provide?

The services a medical spa provides aim to improve the overall quality of your skin and aesthetic appearance. These include treatments that utilize the latest in skincare technology, like light and laser treatments, injectables, and chemical peels.

Med spa procedures, particularly when combined in a specialized treatment plan, can work to reduce the presence and appearance of:

  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Unwanted hair
  • Cellulite
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Loose skin
  • Acne
  • Acne scarring
  • Sunspots
  • Age spots
  • Redness and rosacea
  • Uneven skin tone and texture

At A Younger You Medical Spa, we work to create subtle improvements that highlight your natural beauty. To help our patients look and feel their best, we provide a variety of medical spa services, including:

Body and Wellness

Our body and wellness services help smooth and contour your body while supporting healthy cells from the inside out. These services include:

  • CoolSculpting elite
  • Skin tightening
  • Vitamin B12 injections

Our treatments work to eliminate stubborn fat, increase collagen production, and boost your mood, energy levels, and concentration. With body and wellness treatments, our patients can achieve their aesthetic goals while improving their quality of life.


Our team at A Younger You medical Spa are trained in a variety of injectables that target different areas of the face and neck. These services include dermal fillers, neuromodulators, and non-surgical facelifts.

We offer the following injectables:

  • Bellafill
  • Dermal fillers
  • Botox
  • Dysport
  • Xeomin

If you are not sure which type of injectable is right for you, feel free to ask during your consultation. After examining your skin and discussing your aesthetic goals, we will recommend which injectable will deliver the most natural-looking results.

Laser Services

One of the best advantages of our medical spa is our ability to perform laser services. These services include:

  • Laser hair removal
  • Venus skin tightening
  • IPL photofacial
  • Cutera excel V
  • Cutera laser genesis
  • Active acne reduction

Our wide selection of laser services allows us to treat areas all over your body. For example, laser hair removal can be performed on the arms, bikini line, face, legs, bathing suit areas, and back.

Cutera excel V and laser genesis can improve the tone and texture of your skin, while the Venus Concept device aids in skin tightening and active acne reduction.

Skin Tightening and Skin Resurfacing

Many of our patients visit us looking for minimally invasive, non-surgical options to achieve tighter, smoother skin. Our skin tightening and skin resurfacing services include:

  • Ultherapy
  • Fractional resurfacing
  • Stretch mark reduction

These services can lift your skin by jumpstarting your body's natural collagen production and clearing away unhealthy skin cells. We use advanced technologies to gently revamp your skin without the risk of damage.

Facial and Spa Services

No spa experience would be complete without a facial, which is why we provide a variety of facials, chemical peels, and other skin rejuvenation treatments. Our facial and spa services include:

  • HydraFacial
  • PCA skin peel
  • VI peel
  • Microneedling
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Dermaplaning
  • Acne treatments
  • Hyfrecator

Many of these services can be safely combined with our other treatments to give you a full spa-day transformation. We also offer add-ons, such as extractions, lymphatic drainage, and facial massages to complete your experience.

Come In for Your Complimentary Consultation

If you are ready to experience the most advanced minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedures available today, visit our team at A Younger You Medical Spa. Our Burlington and Brookfield, WI, offices treat patients from our local communities as well as Waukesha, Milwaukee, and New Berlin.

During your complimentary consultation, we will evaluate your skin and aesthetic goals and recommend which of our medical spa services will best address your needs. Call today to schedule your consultation and learn more about what our medical spa services can do for you.

We offer free consultations to our customers in Burlington and Brookfield and throughout southeastern Wisconsin. If you're interested in learning more about the services available to you, visit one of our convenient sites. Our staff is committed to assisting you in realizing your aesthetic vision in an environment that values your time, respects your privacy, and leaves you refreshed and ready to take on another day.

333 Milwaukee Avenue, Burlington, WI 53105

18900 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 112, Brookfield, WI 53045
Located At The Galleria West Shopping Center