Fraxel is a brand family of laser resurfacing procedures that offers treatments at different levels of intensity. There are four levels of intriguingly spelled Fraxel treatments that increase in strength. They include "re:fine," "re:store," "re:pair" and "re:store Dual." Recovery time is typically shorter than some other laser treatments—although results might not be as dramatic.
Thermage has been touted as an effective, albeit painful, method for smoothing out wrinkled and dimpled skin. Endorsed by no less of an icon than Oprah, Thermage uses radiofrequency technology to stimulate collagen production in the skin. The skin-tightening device can be applied almost anywhere on the body, including the face, eyelids, lips, abdomen, arms, hands, thighs and buttocks to treat sagging skin, loose jowls, turkey neck, wrinkles and fine lines.
Pilates uses resistance training and a rotation of 500 exercises to work the body's midsection, improve muscle tone, balance, coordination, posture, and mental focus.