About Us

BACKGROUND & HISTORY

Armed with her extensive and priceless knowledge of European Skincare, Hungarian-born Sylvia von Illyes first opened her doors in the fall of 1980 and initially named her business European Skincare Institute, later renaming it European Skincare & Med Spa. As one of the first day spas–and later medical spas–in the Southwest, European Skincare & Med Spa pioneered many of the skin care and body treatments currently available and has gained a reputation for exemplary personalized service and unparalleled results. Winner of numerous local and national awards, European Skincare is proud to continue its tradition of excellence – from cosmetic enhancements like Botox® and dermal fillers to laser hair removal and maternity massage.


MILESTONES

aboutus-img11996 – Endermologie® – One of the first day spas in the nation to offer this effective, non-invasive procedure for the treatment of cellulite and other skin irregularities.
1997 – Medical Micro-Dermabrasion – The first day spa to offer this remarkable procedure in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
1999 – Facial Muscular Therapy – The first FDA-approved, non-surgical method of lifting the sagging muscles of the face and neck.
2000 – Photo-Rejuvenation – European Skincare Institute’s nurses and technicians were one of the first in the nation to receive this training by Dr. Patrick Bitter, Jr., the pioneer.
2001 – Micro-Sonic Skin Therapy® – Developed and patented by European Skincare Institute, this treatment battles fine lines, wrinkles and loss of skin elasticity.
2003 – ClearLight® Acne Therapy – One of the first in the area to offer this new, FDA-approved treatment for mild to moderate acne.
2006 – Accent RF® – An official FDA study site and one of the first in the nation to offer this painless method of skin tightening, fat reduction and cellulite control.
2007 – Pixel Fractional Skin Resurfacing – Remarkable results with this FDA-approved method of skin rejuvenation and scar revision for all ages and skin types.
2008 – Isolaz® The first FDA-approved medical laser that combines revolutionary photopneumatic technology to successfully treat stubborn acne.
2014 – Eclipse Mircopen™ – Fractional micro-needling technology to improve acne and wound scars, stretch marks, fine lines, wrinkles and pore size.

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

Winner, “Best Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2015

Winner, “Favorite Local Day Spa & Best Place for a Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Readers’ Choice,” 2013

Winner, “Favorite Local Day Spa” & “Best Place for a Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Readers’ Choice”, 2012

Winner, “Favorite Local Day Spa” & “Best Place for a Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Readers’ Choice”, 2011

Winner, “Best Day Spa” & “Best Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Readers’ Choice”, 2010

Winner, “Best Day of Pampering” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2010

Winner, “Best Day Spa” & “Best Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star Telegram, “Readers’ Choice”, 2009

Winner, “Best Extreme Makeover,” Best Day of Pampering, “Best Massage” & “Best Laser Hair Removal.”
Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2009

Winner, “Best Facial” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Readers’ Choice,” 2008

Winner, “Best Massage” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star Telegram “Readers’ Choice,” 2007

Winner, “Best Day of Pampering” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Texas MAGAZINE, 2006

Winner, “Best Deep Tissue Massage” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2005

Winner, “Best Skin Care, Waxing & Manicures/Pedicures” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Texas MAGAZINE, 2005

Winner, Fort Worth’s “City’s Best” Day Spa
America Online, 2004

Winner, “Best Massage” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2003

Winner, “Best Day Spa” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Texas MAGAZINE, 2002

Winner, “Best Massage” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Weekly, 2001

Winner, “Best Facial & Massage” in Tarrant County
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2000

Since 1980, we have combined award-winning pampering with innovative, state-of-the-art skin and body care treatments for men, women and teens. Offered in a luxurious and tranquil, European-inspired setting, we aim to provide world-class service with competitive pricing without ever sacrificing quality.

Winner of countless local and national awards, we have been voted “Best of the Best” by our customers and industry observers alike. That’s because we search the world for the finest, most effective skin and body care products available and only employ experienced, highly-trained and caring estheticians, massage therapists and registered nurses. We’re also very proud to be associated with one of the finest medical professionals in the field, Dr. Joseph McWherter, our consulting physician and gynecologist who specializes in women’s health and wellness.

You’ll find an array of advanced and innovative treatments to choose from, including laser hair removal, medical skin resurfacing, anti-aging and acne treatments, Botox® Cosmetic and dermal fillers, massage and cellulite therapy, facial peels and treatments and, of course, our famous half-day or full “Day of Pampering.” With a few clicks, you can purchase a gift card for that special friend, colleague, bride or for that special occasion. We’ll also ship your favorite skin or body care product right to your home or office.

Whether you visit us in person or just online, you are about to experience the ultimate, full-service spa for the 21st Century!