Meet the Team

 

JULIA ALMEIDA

PRESIDENT, LICENSED ESTHETICIAN, COLON HYDROTHERAPIST, LASER TECHNICIAN

Having an extensive medical background working as a physician assistant in the ICU, as well as practicing medical aesthetics, Julia decided to combine her experience with her love for beauty, health and wellness. She strives to constantly introduce and discover the most innovative methods to enhance all aspects of external and internal beauty and well-being. She dedicated over 15 years to educating clients on how to properly care for their skin and their health. She specializes in various rejuvenating laser treatments ranging from photo facials, resurfacing, vein/capillary reduction, pigmentation elimination, as well as advanced laser hair removal. She has treated all skin types, tones, and clients of different ages. Her work has spurred satisfaction in hundreds of clients. She enjoys meeting new clients and helping them treat their concerns and bring out their best and natural selves. Fluent in English and Russian. Perfectionist, compassionate, and knowledgeable.



SHERIF EL-SALAWY, MD

BOARD CERTIFIED GERIATRIC MEDICINE (INTERNAL MEDICINE), CERTIFIED IN MULTIPLE AESTHETICS PROCEDURES, WINNER OF PATIENT CHOICE AWARD 2013

Dr. Sherif El-Salawy has over 10 years of experience in the practice of medicine. He completed his fellowship in 2004 and ever since has been climbing up the ladder of medical practice. He was appointed regional medical director at Greystone Healthcare management. In his free time he enjoys socializing and exploring the little things life has to offer. Throughout his career, he has also developed a lingual bond. He has participated in numerous fundraisers as a lead physician against cancer as well as involved in community education health awareness. He takes pride in his humorous side, and cultural flexibility. He hopes to further expand his diversity via the opportunity of helping patients achieve their optimal health. It is guaranteed that his treatments are done with care, precision, and efficacy. Dr. El-Salawy is fluent in English, Russian, Arabic, and Italian. Kind-hearted, passionate, dedicated.



KATERINA CHUDOROV

LASER TECHNICIAN 

Katerina attended one of the best Laser institutes in the country, the National Institute for Laser in Arizona where she completed her certification in 2006. She has immense experience in the industry specializing in virtually all laser treatments. Ranging from laser skin resurfacing, rejuvenation, pigmentations, and hair removal. Fluent in English and Russian. Detail-oriented, patient, and caring.





NINO COSTA

LICENSED ESTHETICIAN, MASSAGE THERAPIST, WAXING SPECIALIST

Nino has a physical therapy background, specializing in medically oriented massage therapy, as well as lymphatic drainage. She also performs various facial and body services to help enhance and aid in bringing out each person’s best face and body forward. Fluent in English, Russian, and Georgian. Honest, talkative, and caring.




KATALIN SZALMA

LICENSED ESTHETICIAN, MASSAGE THERAPIST, WAXING SPECIALIST

At the age of 20 she enrolled in Kata Tegledy, an esthetic school in Hungary where she began her studies of the skin, face and body. She also studied massage therapy until she moved to NYC. She prolonged her studies in beauty and esthetics at Christine Valmy where she was granted certification in 2001. Katie has an in-depth knowledge about treating various skin condition. She also specializes in eyebrow shaping (find her in the Cobble Hill paper) and various body treatments. She has a unique presence about her and treats each client with the utmost care. Fluent in English, Hungarian and Polish. Sweet, charming, and warm.



OKSANA DIBROVA

LASER TECHNICIAN, LICENSED ESTHETICIAN 

Oksana has an extensive background in esthetics and laser treatments. She has practiced her craft in Ukraine, Germany and the United States. She finished Christine Valmy for esthetic treatments. She has a love for beauty, and enjoys making everyone feel and look beautiful. Fluent in English, Russian and German. Soulful, attentive, and caring.




YANA SHENKER

PUBLIC RELATIONS, MARKETING, AND SPA COORDINATOR MANAGER 

Yana loves all thing related to beauty, wellness and overall innovative advancements. She is a travel guru who brings the best the world has to offer by create an unforgettable and unique experience at the Art of Natural Beauty Center. Yana loves socializing with clients, always introducing and advising them on the most cutting edge treatments available in the industry. She makes sure that everything runs smoothly and all matters are attended to with perfection. Offers coordinating services to help plan, decorate, and execute special SPA events such as Bridal parties, birthday parties, etc. Fluent in English and Russian. Bubbly, energetic, and adventurous. 



VANESSA BETANCOURT

FRONT DESK COORDINATOR 

Vanessa can help with all client needs. Ranging from scheduling your appointments, recommending the best deals, to scheduling you with the right technician that will match your requirements. She is very organized and makes sure that all schedules run on time. Fluent in English and Spanish. Fashionable, organized, and nice. 




JACQUELINE VALET

FRONT DESK COORDINATOR 

Jackie will help clients with all matters regarding their visit to the AONBC. She is highly knowledgeable about all of our latest advanced treatments, and can appropriately guide you. She has a background in the medical domain. Thus providing assistance to our renowned doctor. Fluent in English and Spanish. Vibrant, easy-going, and sweet. 

Art of Natural Beauty Center

Medical Spa & Cosmetic Injector located in Brooklyn, New York, NY

Art of Natural Beauty

Since its opening in 2006, the Art of Natural Beauty Center has provided Brooklyn, New York, New York, with a state-of-the-art medical spa, renowned for being on the forefront of modern cosmetic and therapeutic procedures. The relaxing spa environment houses the world’s most advanced cosmetic laser machines available today, all operated by highly skilled doctors and technicians. The Center’s team of practitioners are among the most qualified, dedicated and hospitable professionals in the medical spa industry. At the Art of Natural Beauty Center, patients enjoy a five-star spa experience while receiving cutting-edge rejuvenation and body sculpting treatments to help them look and feel their best.

The Art of Natural Beauty Center offers multiple rejuvenation treatments, including multiple techniques, injectables, and ten unique cosmetic laser machines. This variety of technology and technique, combined with knowledgeable staff, allows doctors to customize treatment plans to each patient. One-size-fits-all procedures are not performed at the Art of Natural Beauty Center. The Center offers free consultations for doctors to evaluate and inform each patient about the best treatment strategy so that patients will feel confident in their decision about their procedure. Skilled in a multitude of treatment options, doctors are able to select the unique combination of technology and care that will provide patients with the rejuvenating results they desire.

Head practitioner Dr. Sherif El-Salawy is a renowned multidisciplinary physician with more than ten years of experience practicing medicine. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and geriatric medicine and holds certifications for many aesthetic procedures. Dr. El-Salawy is dedicated to performing every procedure with the utmost care and precision, and his kind and humorous bedside manner earned him a “Patients’ Choice” award in 2013. He is fluent in English, Russian, Arabic and Italian and takes pride in providing a comfortable experience for patients of all cultural backgrounds. In his free time, Dr. El-Salawy enjoys meeting new people, learning new languages, and participating in community programs for cancer prevention and health education awareness.

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Art of Natural Beauty Center

Art of Natural Beauty

Since its opening in 2006, the Art of Natural Beauty Center has provided Brooklyn, New York, New York, with a state-of-the-art medical spa, renowned for being on the forefront of modern cosmetic and therapeutic procedures. The relaxing spa environment houses the world’s most advanced cosmetic laser machines available today, all operated by highly skilled doctors and technicians. The Center’s team of practitioners are among the most qualified, dedicated and hospitable professionals in the medical spa industry. At the Art of Natural Beauty Center, patients enjoy a five-star spa experience while receiving cutting-edge rejuvenation and body sculpting treatments to help them look and feel their best.

The Art of Natural Beauty Center offers multiple rejuvenation treatments, including multiple techniques, injectables, and ten unique cosmetic laser machines. This variety of technology and technique, combined with knowledgeable staff, allows doctors to customize treatment plans to each patient. One-size-fits-all procedures are not performed at the Art of Natural Beauty Center. The Center offers free consultations for doctors to evaluate and inform each patient about the best treatment strategy so that patients will feel confident in their decision about their procedure. Skilled in a multitude of treatment options, doctors are able to select the unique combination of technology and care that will provide patients with the rejuvenating results they desire.

Head practitioner Dr. Sherif El-Salawy is a renowned multidisciplinary physician with more than ten years of experience practicing medicine. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and geriatric medicine and holds certifications for many aesthetic procedures. Dr. El-Salawy is dedicated to performing every procedure with the utmost care and precision, and his kind and humorous bedside manner earned him a “Patients’ Choice” award in 2013. He is fluent in English, Russian, Arabic and Italian and takes pride in providing a comfortable experience for patients of all cultural backgrounds. In his free time, Dr. El-Salawy enjoys meeting new people, learning new languages, and participating in community programs for cancer prevention and health education awareness.


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At Art of Natural Beauty, our goal is to provide a refreshing experience for the body, mind, and soul. Our special offers accommodate any gathering and help make this possible for anyone looking for a relaxing, refreshing experience. 

For more information about our special offer, please call our office or visit our special offers section


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