About Our Staff


Lori Alessandrini


Lori Alessandrini is a licensed Esthetician and a native Charlottean. She began her career as a Certified Medical Assistant in 1991 and continued in the medical field for twenty two years. She developed a love and compassion for people that proved to be her driving force. She witnessed first hand the remarkable way people respond to empathy and genuine love. She also realized the amazing power of human touch. In March of 2013, she decided to begin a career change that would incorporate her medical knowledge and her passion for wellness, peace and inner beauty. She quickly found this in skincare. She medically understands the function and needs of the skin as well as the importance of nourishing the whole body through touch, massage and relaxation. Lori graduated from the Esthetics program at Miller Motte College in Wilmington, NC. She received academic awards and remained on the President's List. She received further private instruction on European techniques and philosophy and incorporates this into every aspect of her practice. While providing the utmost in skincare technology, Lori will provide a sanctuary of total relaxation, balance and rejuvenation. Her intention is to educate and build long lasting relationships with each and every client by visibly improving the condition of the skin as well as improving health and mental wellness. 



Edward S. Alessandrini Medical Director


Dr. Alessandrini was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the Catholic University of America. He received his Dental degree from the University of Connecticut. After completing his Dental degree, Dr. Alessandrini completed a six year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. During his training, he received a medical degree and completed a year of general surgery. Dr. Alessandrini is a Board-Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He has been practicing in Charlotte, North Carolina since 2006. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Alessandrini has devoted his professional career to all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery with special interests in implantology, bone grafting, anesthesia and dentoalveolar surgery. Dr. Alessandrini stays abreast of the latest developments in his specialty with numerous continuing education courses. Dr. Alessandrini and his wife, Lori, live in Waxhaw and have 5 children.



Teresa Rodriguez
Office Manager

Grace Auton
Master Aesthetician
Master Laser Technician
Certified Phlebotomist

Kristian Post
Licensed Permanent Makeup Artist

Justine Elbertson
Tattoo Removal Specialist
Licensed Permanent Makeup Artist and Laser Hair Removal Specialist
Tattoo Removal Specialist

Joy Randall
Certified Phlebotomist
Master Cosmetologist
Gua Sha Fusion Specialist, Celebrity Makeup Artist, Certified Phlebotomist

Licensed Esthetician
Laser Hair Removal specialist

Licensed Esthetician
Laser Hair Removal Specialist
Certified Phlebotomist

Lash Artist

Essential Aesthetics and Laser
8145 Ardrey Kell Rd., Suite 202
Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone: 704-625-6567
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