Business Profile: Skin Care by Elle

Name of business: Skin Care by Elle Location: 2113 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, between Pizza Hut and Porter Paint Store
Hours: By appointment Contact: 381-8832, or Who owns the business? Elle Dewyngaert Why did you start the business? I have been in the skin care industry since 1989. The skin care profession has been Godís calling and a passion for me ever since. I moved to Sebring in 2005 and have worked in several spas in the area. The opportunity came to branch out on my own and I joined Terri Johns, an established licensed massage therapist with 20 years of spa experience. We share a desire to provide quality service and trusting relationships with our clients. Is there anything unique about your business that makes it different from the competition? Iím the only Dermalogica trained skin care therapist and store in Sebring. I provide innovative Dermalogica professional skin care treatments, products, extensive knowledge and education that promote optimum skin health and wellness. Other treatments that I specialize include diamond microdermbrasion, a wide variety of chemical peels featuring all natural ingredients such as aloe vera, papaya, green tea and Vitamin C by Image Skin Care and ďGentle Waves,Ē the first FDA approved LED photomodulation device for wrinkle reduction, non-ablative method for skin rejuvenation, collagen and elastin production. I also offer body waxing, including Brazilian bikini waxing (females only). What challenges do you face in business? Educating the public about the benefits of professional skin care treatments and the importance of being consistent with a skin care regimen to see results. What do you like about your business? I love seeing the dramatic results and hearing from my clients how good their skin feels and looks, but mostly my relationship with my clients and the friends Iíve made.