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Meet the Team


Cecille is an incredible Masseuse and reflexologist. She is special

Manicurist and Masseuse


Tatjana comes from a long line of Hairdressers as she a 3rd generation stylist. Originally from Serbia Tatjana has over 18years experience working in some of the best Salon across Europe and the Middle East. 


Tatjana is a Master of Colour in particular more creative aspects such as free lights, Balayage & Ombre. 

Balayage specailist and Colour correction Expert


Hanna is an extremely capable and creative stylist from Belarus. Hanna has worked in some of the most prestigious salons in Minsk & Dubai.


Hanna is color corrections and creative coloring specialist .

Creative Colour Expert, Hot scissorist and Extensionist


Theresa is a British stylist with over 10years industry experience. 

Theresa is a colour expert as well as having a passion for creative cutting and styling who also has a lot of experience working with extensions of all types.

Color/Cutting Expert and Extensionist


Pia is from Sweden and has been a hairdresser for almost 30 years. She has been in Dubai for 5 years and with us in Essentials for 3 years. She specializes in cut and colour especially Scandinavian hair. Pia is also a barber and happy to cut children's hair.

Senior Hair Stylist, Scandianivan Blonde Expert


Svetlana is an accomplished hair stylist originally from Belarus with 15 years experience in the beauty industry. She has a number of years experience working in the Middle East and understands the many requests for more dramatic make-up styles but can also create a soft natural look for any occasion. Svetlana is a creative hair stylist and has a talent for more formal up-do hair styles for all occasions.

Creative Hair Stylist and Makeup artist


Thia Bhamby Santos aka Bhamby is from Bacoor Cavite in the Philippines and is the heart of the Hair Team with her huge personality and magic hands! She has been with Essentials since 2008 and everyone loves her energetic yet relaxing attitude.

Hairdressing Assistant/ Head Massage Expert


Brenda Castillo from Batangas in the Philippines has been working in the UAE since 2007 and with Essentials since 2012. Brenda is a highly qualified senior facial therapist for Guinot and Dermalogica. She is also our eyelash extension expert! Brenda is all about customer service and making her clients feel relaxed and happy.

Senior Beautician


Letica Maliwad from Tarlac Pampanga in the Philippines aka Letty is our Spray Tan Guru for Fake Bake and resident Senior Beautician at Essentials for 12 years. Letty's favourite thing is to make people tanned! She is an expert at achieving that flawless spray tan that lasts. She is also a whiz at nails and blow drys. Everyone loves her great energy and positive personality.

Senior Beautician/ Spray Tan Guru / Blow dry stylist


April is a fabulous nail technician, waxer, threader and she also does SnS Dipping Nails, Gel & Acrylic. She originates from in the Philippines and has worked in the UAE for 5 years. April works hard to satisfy her clients and is very passionate about what she does. She has a great personality which the clients love.

Beautician/ Nail Technician


Alona Ruiz Fontanilla is from Dasmarinas Cavite in the Philippines. Alona has magic hands being a masseuse and she is also excellent at reflexology. Alona has been with Essentials for 3 years now and loves to make her clients feel relaxed and de-stressed!

Beautician/ Nail Technician/ Masseuse/ Reflexologist

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