Welcome to Ka-Lai’ Spa! Ka-Lai’ Spa was founded in 2009 by Owner/Esthetician Karin Noll with the idea and goal of providing natural skin care for clients even with the most sensitive of skins. Among Karin, Ka-Lai’ Spa has four other room renters to enjoy pampering services from. Visit their pages and websites to learn more about our whole team.
Meet Karin Noll-Ka-Lai’ Spa,
Licensed Esthetician, Certified Body Sugar and Oncology Skincare Specialist.
Born and raised in Europe, now mommy and wife in sunny San Diego, Karin set off to venture on her own at the age of 17 to find the field best suiting her passion of caring for others. She started out in the Navy and realized that healthcare and researching hands on as a paramedic was heading in the right direction. After six plus years working in Emergency Medicine and as a Medical Assistant in Plastics, Karin found that her true passion lead to Esthetics.
Karin enjoys the one on one and technical skill interactions with her clients. She prides herself in perfecting and tailoring each service, researching, observing and analyzing every client’s individual needs.
Offering a wide variety of services, Karin is certified in Rhonda Allison customized Facials, Professional Body Sugaring, Waxing and Sunless Airbrush tanning. Specializing also in oncology and hormone driven skin including preventative, anti-problematic and anti-aging facials. Clients establish a true connection between their skin, mind and soul. Skin care is so important to us and Karin is here to grow with you throughout the years. She continues to stay educated on the latest information out there to make sure you’re always up to date.
As an Educator:
Karin has been a Certified Body Sugaring Practitioner since 2009. She fell in love with the art of body sugaring after being introduced to it through Sugar of the Nile, due to the natural product and ease of the technique. After years of practice and motivation from her clients she has taken on the task of education and supporting the company. With the help from her husband David, Karin has created a motivated and professional team of sugar specialists to help you grow your business and knowledge with confidence.
Meet Melissa Danekas-MD SPA SERVICES,
Welcome to Ka-Lai’! Licensed Esthetician, Manicurist and Certified Sugarista. MD Spa Services specializes in working with clients to provide individual, custom care for each and every need. Spa services include result oriented skin, nail, and body maintenance. San Diego native Melissa Danekas has been in the beauty and med spa industry since 2008. She has worked and trained with well known professionals and continues to stay up to date with the latest health and wellness improvements. Her passion for skin care makes working an enjoyable experience each day. Skin is an investment that lasts a lifetime; from facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, microneedling, to sugaring services, pride is in each treatment performed.
Meet Vanessa Plazola- MAHINA BODYWORK,
Welcome to Ka-Lai’ Spa! Vanessa, a San Diego native, loves the combination of liveliness and relaxation that this fine city has to offer. She tries to apply that same balance and mentality into her massages as well. Although she believes in a therapeutic massage, she also wants to help you feel relaxed, like each massage is a treat. She believes that the muscle should be eased into release, instead of having the feeling of your muscles being attacked. Her style is more Western oriented and combines a mix of Deep Tissue Sculpting, Trigger Point Work, Stretching, and Lomi Lomi into her massages. She became a massage therapist with the desire to help people and has loved every minute it of it since.
Meet Katie O’Neil- BRONZED BLONDE,
Katie is a licensed cosmetologist with a passion for all things beauty. She attended Paul Mitchell the School Danbury in Connecticut and immediately moved to San Diego to pursue her career as a hair stylist. Always wanting to learn something new, she got trained and certified in spray tanning and lash extensions shortly after. Although a beach lover at heart, Katie has become a huge advocate for the sunless revolution. Katie started her own business, Bronzed Blonde, in 2016 so that she could cater to all her client’s beauty needs! She will be offering classic eyelash extensions at Ka-Lai’. She is mobile and offers spray tans in the comfort of your own home as well!
Meet Gabriela Davila- INDIE POINT ACUPUNCTURE,
Gabriela Davila, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, (DACM), board certified-licensed acupuncturist, (L.Ac.), and President of Indie Point Acupuncture, received her Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM), and doctorate from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She is a strong advocate for bringing greater awareness and understanding of how an integrative approach to medicine is the most ideal and optimal way to a better health.