MEET THE TEAM

Elisha Marie
Owner/Clinical Aesthetician

Elisha who is also known as "The Silicon Valley Facialist" vision in creating a space was to encompass beauty and peace. She over sees all aesthetic skin care treatments. Her specialties are anti-aging, acne and clients suffering from hormonal skin issues. Elisha also is an expert in micro needling, chemical peels, light therapy and all things skin. Whatever the reason may be to visit her and the team you will be happy with the professionalism, thoroughness, and all around good energy.

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Melissa Garling

Aesthetician

Melissa is a licensed Esthetician and a certified Medical Esthetician. She has several years of experience working in the beauty field as well as advanced training in skin health. Her specialties include; skin care, face and body waxing and a wide range of beauty treatments including lash and brow services and makeup artistry. Melissa has a strong desire to make everyone look and feel their best. She has a passion for helping clients achieve their skin and beauty goals and loves to connect with everyone she meets. All of your skin care and beauty needs will be met simply by putting your face in her hands.

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Sandra Fraco
PMU/Beautician

I have a passion for makeup and cosmetics and in 2020 I had the opportunity to dive into cosmetic tattooing a.k.a. PMU; permanent makeup by far one of the best decisions. I am also certified in Hyaluronic Pen a.k.a. Needless Lip filler. Being able to wake up and do what I love while making people feel good about themselves is the ultimate success for me in my career. Simply making “life-changing moments” for my clients lets me know I made the right career choice!

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Ivory Sandelin
Master Lash Artist/Aesthetician


Ivory is a professional Aesthetician and Lash Artist passionate about all her clients skincare  and beauty needs.  She specialize in skin, lashes, brow lamination, waxing and more. Ivory has several  years of experience in aesthetics and her clients love the results they receive. She is professional and has a very warm demeanor. Every client is in exceptional care when seen by Ivory.

Vanessa Franco
Administrative Assistant/ Tanning Artist


Our newest addition to Elisha Marie Skin & Body. Vanessa has a background in in business from the front of the house to the back. Her expertise in customer service and appreciation for our clients makes her very special. Making sure our business runs smooth and all your questions are answered. When she is not at Elisha Marie Skin & Body she can be found at Equinox in Palo Alto dancing and getting her workout in. Her energy is infectious and her soul is kind. Please dont hesitate to connect with Vanessa. She will be sure to give you a wonderful experience at our Palo Alto location. 

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Nicole Miller
Esthetician

Born and raised in the Bay Area. Nicole attended college in Arizona and graduated from the Aveda Institute for esthetics. She began her skin care education in December of 2019 and is now a licensed esthetician as well as a certified medical assistant.
She has a passion for all things skin and wants to make her clients look and feel their best! “What I love most about being an esthetician is helping my clients achieve beautiful skin with result driven facials

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Tammy Bui
Esthetician/ Lash Artist

Tammy specializes in all beauty services and skincare. She is a master at Eyelash Extensions and will give you the best care. Tammy has been an esthetician for over 10 years and loves what she does . Her goal is to make each client feel and look beautiful . Whatever service you chose with Tammy you will be happy with the outcome

Dr. Christopher Manios

Dr. Christopher Manios has been serving the cosmetic needs of patients since 2009.  He believes that therapies should be individualized to the needs of the patients but also stresses that patients should be educated as much as possible about the current advances in facial aesthetics. 

Dr. Christopher is a native of Houston, Texas. He attended college at Washington University in St. Louis and graduated with honors with a degree in History, Biochemistry, and Art History.  After graduating, Dr. Christopher attended medical school at Temple University where he graduated at the top of his class and was mentored in plastic surgery by Dr. Joseph Serletti at the University of Pennsylvania. After earning his degree, he then went on to Harvard University in their combined plastic surgery residency program as well as Stanford University’s orthopedic program. 

Dr Christopher believes that facial aesthetics and the use of Botox and dermal fillers are the intertwining of the sciences with the arts. In order to provide the best results, he believes that an injector should have an artist’s eye to ensure patient satisfaction and happiness.