About

Our team members come from diverse and well established backgrounds. Our Elan Team Speaks following languages Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. 

FIROZÉ,
Head Biologique Recherche Skincare SpecialistFroze

From an early age, Firozé was groomed to be a part of the fashion and beauty world. Raised in two of the industries capital cities, London and Paris, by her mother, a professional nutritionist, and naturalist, and her sister, acclaimed Iranian actress, Vida Gahremany, Firozé gained a unique and practical perspective on glamour.

After completing her basic education in England, Firozé returned to Paris where she studied stage makeup and earned a degree in Cosmetology from L’ Institut de Maquillage, later she was trained under Doctor Philippe Allouche and was certified as a skin-care, and facial remodeling expert by the Institue of Biologique Recherche in Paris France.

In 1978, Firozé moved to the United States and continued to work as a successful model. After moving to New York City in 1982, she found her real love was working behind the scenes at fashion shoots. There she found herself giving advice to models and actors, who consulted with her about their skincare and nails.

In 1983, encouraged by her growing roster of celebrity clients, Cher, Heidi Klum, Kim Cattrall, Cindy Crawford, Angela Basset, Ed Harris, Uma Thurman and Oprah Winfrey- Firozé turned her expertise into a full-time business and opened her own Spa in Manhattan. 

Today, Firozé is at the Elan Skin Spa as a head Biologique Recherche Skincare Specialist in Sarasota, FL!

 
STACY DEPAOLO
 
Has been a professional  Artist in the dermatographia industry for 30 years, she is very passionate about her profession and the healing power it can offer to others.
 
 She is a tattoo artist as well as a permanent Makeup artist, specializing in portraiture. Stacy is also a skilled Paramedical tattoo artist, having worked with many Breast cancer survivors. As Stacy has matured in her field and as a woman, she is drawn to working with other women. Makeup & breast reconstruction work prove to be most rewarding to her. She says “there is nothing like the smile on the clients face when they feel that her brows gave her the look of a mini facelift, or the hug, especially the hug, from a brave cancer survivor who now feels whole again. She is accommodating to each individual doing her best to match their desires and needs. Stacy‘s work has taken her in several directions. She has owned seven studios and worked for the VA retraining disabled veterans in the industry. She has even tattooed permanent eyeliner and pigment on show horses to protect them from the sun’s rays. 
 
Her love of art has taken shape in many forms, commissioned portraits, Murals, paintings to name a few. Her warmth and kind nature put you at ease, and her appreciation of your trust and the importance of your procedure will be apparent. 
 

We are very excited to announce the arrival of Stacy Depaola Available  By Advance Appointment!

MERARI

We would love to announce the newest member of our Elan Skin Spa family…Merari!!

Merari started her amazing career as a Nail Technician at the age of 22 and has been going strong for 11 years now! She enjoys creating new and innovative, one-of-a-kind designs with beautiful colors. From classic to fun, let her give your nails a unique personality. We are very happy to welcome her to our hidden gem in Sarasota.

Call today to book a mani/pedi and get 30% off on your first visit.

 

Natalie

We at Élan Skin Spa of Sarasota are happy to announce Natalie, (Nat) a licensed massage therapist, has joined our spa family.

Nat was born and raised in Thailand where massage is part of their everyday life, helping to heal the body and soul. “Massage has always been a part of my life”

She states that the main reason she became a massage therapist, is her love of being of service, to help her clients resume traquility and reilief from discomfort.

With over 10 years experience, she has developed unique techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, relieve muscle aches or joint pains, reduce swelling and improve Circulation and much more .

Her specialties are therapeutic Swedish, Deep Tissue, Thai , Hot stone and various other Massage technics.

 

Viktorina Melo (INA)

We at Élan skin spa of sarasota are excited to Welcome Ina to our spa family.

Ina Joins us from Chicago, she has a Bachelor of Science in Advanced Aesthetics. from Greece, with over 25 years of experience in skin care services in European and US Spas. she ”possesses a sound understanding of the most advanced techniques in skin analysis, and knowledge of high end luxury skin care products.

She is available for facials ,waxing, body treatments and more.