Marla began her career in the beauty industry back in 1998. After honing her makeup artist skills she decided to further her career and set forth to obtain her esthetics license. She graduated from the Capri institute shortly after. After working in several spas and salons as an esthetician and makeup artist, she began to work at the Secret Garden in 2002. Soon after she was made salon manager yet continued to offer services to clients. Throughout her time at the Secret Garden she has also perfected the art of airbrush tanning.
Today she is back to servicing clients on select days. She specializes in airbrush tanning, bridal and special occasion makeup, skin care facials and waxing. She is an aveda specialist and has taken continuing education courses with both aveda and the dermal institute in NYC.
Keep an eye out for some new services she will be offering!
After 8 years in Makeup Artisty, Melissa chose to pursue her love of beauty by becoming a licensed esthetician at, The Carsten Aveda Institute. From there, she has worked at multiple spas and continues to further her knowledge with various certifications and education. She has such training in Laser Hair Removal, Waxing, Chemical Peels, Brow Sculpting, Holistic Skincare, and Airbrush Makeup, to name a few. Her Specialty is, Semi-Permanent Lash Extensions. Melissa not only strives to pamper her clients, but to deliver effective treatments so her clients will see results. Her mission is to have her clients always feeling even more confident and more beautiful than when they stepped in.