Position: CEO and Founder
As the visionary and entrepreneur behind Professional Skin Lab, Gina is deeply passionate about her work in the skin care industry, driven to produce results. With an international qualification in Somatology and post-graduate training in the United States, Gina has over two decades’ experience in the industry. Specialising in paramedical treatment, she consults with clients and their plastic surgeons for pre- and post-operative treatment formulation, including skins peels, micro needling, plasma pen and Lamprobe lesion removal. Her endless motivation and positivity are testament to her success as a business owner and award winner.
Position: Expert Skin Therapist
Elmarie is an internationally qualified Somatologist with over a decade of experience. Passionate about skincare, she gained significant experience working long, hard hours on Disney’s cruise ships, as well as in her previous roles as Spa Manager, Assistant Manager and Receptionist in Umhlanga. Specialising in Light and Laser Therapy, and Enzyme treatments, Elmarie has a special knack in managing acne skin conditions and is committed to achieving amazing skin results.
Position: Nail Technician and Massage Therapist
Anna has been beautifying nails for almost three decades, so is an absolute master. Warm and professional, she keeps up with trends, colours and techniques. Her soothing massages work to mould and ease the body, hands and feet, leaving her clients revitalised and rejuvenated. Having worked at the Lab for over 12 years, Anna is a solid pillar of the team, always ready to go the extra mile for clients.
Position: Front Desk Coordinator
Originally joining the team as the Saturday Receptionist, Dani has capably taken over the reins as the full time front of house manager, executing administrative and client interaction tasks with energy and flair. A qualified nail technician and artist, Dani also does part-time modelling.
Position: Assistant Front Desk Coordinator (Saturdays)
Currently completing her third year at Madge Wallace to achieve her Aesthetics Qualification, Michelle competently takes care of all client interactions on the weekends. Friendly and focused, Michelle’s goal is to one day open her own salon, perhaps specialising in dermatology.
Position: Business Consultant
With over ten years’ experience in daily operations of small business, Natasha brings a wealth of knowledge and advice to the team at Professional Skin Lab. Her LLB degree and numerous other qualifications equip her to guide the team on time management and customer satisfaction, while also motivating and coaching. Natasha loves to help, using her talents to inspire people to be better at everything they do.
DR NADINE HABERFELD
As Professional Skin Care Lab’s onsite doctor, Nadine covers all the Advanced Integrative Medical Aesthetics treatments. Graduating from Wits Medical School in 2007, Dr Nadine has spent time in hospitals and private rooms in emergency medicine and general practice. She found her calling in Aesthetics, where she could work with her healing hands to see a practical difference in her clients’ faces. Training with Allergan under Dr Liz Levendig, Dr Nadine is experienced in Botox and fillers, as well as non-surgical face lifts and lipolytic treatments. Her motto is to give her patients a comprehensive and holistic treatment that meets their needs, in a conservative yet effective way.
Contact: 082 828 9292 by WhatsApp
Working from Professional Skin Care Lab’s premises, Marianne is a Nutrition Coach who is focused on helping people achieve their health and weight loss goals by using food as medicine. With qualifications in Nutritional Medicine, Nutrition and Health, as well as Functional Medicine, Marianne uses her international experience to assist her clients take control of their health and weight, through individual eating plans, supported by coaching sessions. She hosts regular talks and workshops in the area.
Contact: 083 389 4122
ARLENE HAIR SOLUTIONS
Conveniently located alongside the Professional Skin Care Lab Salon, Arlene Mayer is talented at hair cutting, colouring and styling, with several awards under her belt. She keeps up to date with the latest in hair trends and styles. Closed on Wednesdays and Sundays, appointments can be made by calling her directly.
Contact: 071 435 4150.
LYNN HUGHES HEALTH AND BEAUTY
With a private room on the Professional Skin Care Lab premises, Lynn is passionate about Body Aesthetics and her ability to change people’s lives through body sculpture. With a background in sports massage and sport injury treatment, this former professional ballerina and body builder uses the tools of Radio Frequency therapy, Endermologie and Mesotherapy injections to help her clients achieve the body shape they desire. Offering a range of options aimed at reducing fat, lymph drainage, tightening and toning, anti-cellulite and body contouring, Lynn combines various treatment elements to produce impressive results.
Contact: 082 888 4687
SISTER BRIDGET SPARGO
Bridget assists Dr Haberfeld and the team at Professional Skin Care Lab with treatments involving blood samples and intravenous therapies, as well as nutrition and counselling consultation. Working primarily from her Wellness Centre, Balanced Healing, in Jukskei Park, Bridget focuses on family healing and healthcare, converging conventional nursing modalities with natural therapies. Offering wellness screening, nutritional advice, food intolerance testing, infusion therapies and Acudetox, Bridget is also a GAPS Practitioner. Her work at the Professional Skin Care Lab is by appointment only.
Contact: 083 653 7470