Elle Catacutan rounded out the service and product development with a considerable background as Laser and Aesthetic Nurse. She is responsible for overseeing Skin Loft’s quality service and product implementation, ensuring client engagement and creating business development strategies that focus on brand awareness and promotion.
Prior to co- founding Skin Loft, Marielle has successfully managed one of the three locations of a successful medical spa in New York, as well as providing and performing all the available services and treatments to clients. She gained extensive experience in this industry while working for a leading medical center in Dubai, UAE.
With over 10 years of experience and expertise in the Laser and Aesthetics industry, her work involves a fusion of laser technology and treatments geared for the most natural and bespoke outcome.
Marielle has hands-on experience in all aspects of running a highly successful medical spa business. From being a highly skilled nurse injector and laser technician, to managing and training staff and personnel, to leading marketing and sales teams. In her free time, Elle enjoys singing and music writing. She is a certified open water diver and likes all sea and water activities. Marielle’s favorite treatments are Laser Facial, Oxygeneo and PRP Treatments.
Mark Kostin MD, a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, has had extensive training and experience in anti-aging treatments and procedures. He is active in the community and has spent years of service in New York providing primary care as well as administering cosmetic injections such as dermal fillers and neuromodulators for facial enhancements.
Dr. Kostin is a well established, highly skilled physician that has over 30 years of experience in Internal Medicine. He serves as a current founding member of Rego Medical that focuses on general wellness and prevention of ailments. His work ethic and professionalism makes him a trusted patient’s advocate ensuring correct diagnosis and adequate implementation of treatment plans.
He is responsible for overseeing Skin Loft’s operation of aesthetic medical services, staff training and ensuring compliance with federal rules, regulations and codes. Dr. Kostin specializes in cosmetic Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and facial enhancements using Belotero, Restylane and Juvederm Voluma, Volbella and Ultra.
Inessa Shlifer is a board-certified Physician Assistant with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Long Island University and a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Pace University. She achieved her Doctorate of Medical Science from Lynchburg University in 2021. She continues to be an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) and the Society Women In Philanthropy (WIP), which supports women’s leadership in medicine.
With over 25 years of experience in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inessa loves servicing patients from Pennsilvania, New York, New Jersey and Florida. As a native from Russia’s St. Petersburg, Inessa is grateful to have grown up in one Europe’s most beautiful cities. She believes this has ignited her love for art and can now always find the beauty in everything.
Her specialities include minimally invasive procedures like dermal fillers, neuromodulators, nova threads and PRP hair restoration. She is truly excited to share her expertise and deliver Skin Loft New York ’s cliental with exceptional treatment results.
Jazz is a New York-licensed Registered Nurse. She earned her accelerated Bachelor’s in Nursing from Columbia University and Bachelor’s in Psychology from Stony Brook University.
Jazz has worked in many specialties at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Most of her experience is in surgery, working with some of the best surgeons in New York. Jazz has taken care of patients during pre-op, assisted in nerve blocks, discharged ambulatory patients, and recovered intensive care patients post operatively.
Her background in Nursing and Psychology perfectly explain her empathetic nature. She understands the impact of appearance and physical health on mental health. Jazz listens to her patients and uses her expertise to empower patients to make the right decisions and healthy lifestyle choices.
Jazz was born and raised in Queens and is currently enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. In her free time, Jazz enjoys weightlifting and traveling. Jazz’ favorite treatment: Hydrafacial, PRP Treatments and Cosmetic Injection
Miriam got her start in aesthetics from her love for all things fashion and beauty. Miriam grew up in the capital of Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia and moved to the United States in the 90’s. Here she got married and has spent the last 21 years raising her two girls. Now they're all grown up, Miriam spends her time helping people reach their ultimate skin care goals. Miriam’s favorite treatment is hydrafacial and anything skin rejuvenation.Miriam loves to shop, travel, and spend time with her family and friends.
Katie is a Georgian native and has been a New York licensed esthetician since 2006. Her passion began with her personal struggle with unwanted body hair. During her studies at Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetics and Skin Care Training, she trained as a laser hair removal specialist, mastering numerous technologies and their modalities. She finds joy assisting clients achieve their best treatment results.
During her off time, she practices the piano and listens to classical music. Her thirteen year old son, Matthew, keeps her busy with his water polo practices and games. Together they watch their favorite movies, explore the city and travel to the best amusement parks.
Her favorite treatments are chemical peels, Hydrafacial, laser hair removal and cellulite reduction.
New York girl at heart, Margeaux LaForte is a NY licensed esthetician, and is honored to be a part of the Skin Loft’s team. Margeaux’s love for skin care began at an early age when she suffered from acne vulgaris, which is common amongst teens. This is when she became intrigued by the product ingredients and diet that needed to be enforced in her everyday lifestyle. She understands the significance of everything that goes in and on our bodies, along with the prohibiting practices and positive state of mind. Margeaux’s slogan is “when you look good, you feel good”, and she plans on using that attitude towards each and every client.
Margeaux also enjoys traveling, shopping, spending time with her dog, and playing tennis. A fun fact about Margeaux is that before pursuing her passion in esthetics, she was a tennis instructor for six years.
Melanie Griffiths passion for aesthetics started from a personal struggle with sever acne. “The worse it got on the outside, the worse I felt on the inside.” After working with multiple skin care specialist to help find the right treatment, she realized the power of an aesthetic education. “I love being a part of someone’s journey to confidence and self-love. Everyone has insecurities and being able to see them disappear with just a few treatments is one of the most rewarding feelings. You really see people take power from whatever has been holding them back.” Melanie’s favorite treatments to preform are skin rejuvenation, and laser hair removal.Alongside aesthetics, Melanie also loves to collect crystals, garden, bike ride and shop! When she is not performing her esthetician duties, Melanie models with a mother agency based in uptown New York City.