Want to focus on self-care and skincare in 2021? Here is a list of aestheticians, spa professionals, doctors, and wellness warriors to follow and learn from right now.
BEATA ALEKSANDROWICZ – THE FACE WHISPERER
Since the beginning of the pandemic we talked about the power of touch, and use of our five sense, to help soothe and heal the body and the mind. Beata Aleksandrowicz has been written about many times as the go-to expert in massage, healing and wellbeing. She live streams her sought-after face massage classes to help with sculpting, lifting, soothing and general Face Therapy. We cannot stop watching. Learn from a real professional and follow her: beata_aleksandrowicz.
DR. BARBARA STRUM – THE YOUTH EXPERT
Dr. Barbara Strum is everyone’s favorite aesthetics doctor. The German doctor never seems to age and has developed cutting-edge and non-surgical treatments that help fight inflammation and aging skin. In 2014 she blessed us with a skincare line that celebrates simplicity, hydration and provides a regenerative glow. You can book a virtual consultation with the famous doctor, and or follow her for daily wisdom: drbarbarastrum.
SHANI DAREN – HOLLYWOOD ESTHETICIAN
Shani Daren has made a name for herself in Beverly Hills, a town that worships youth, health and beauty. She trained under a dermatologist and then ventured on her own, creating a well-known and respected practice. Her results-oriented approach to skincare became so popular a skincare line was sure to follow. You too can experience the glow Shani Daren provides for her celebrity clients with Shani’s Retinol products. We swear by the Retinol and Texture Reform. Follow her: shanidaren.
DR. ELIZABETH TRATTNER – THE HEALER
For an inside out approach to beauty and health we follow Dr. Elizabeth Trattner. Dr. Trattner focuses on helping people look and feel better with a personalized treatment plan. She helps her clients (more specifically women) with weight management, complex health issues, infertility, cosmetic acupuncture, environmental illnesses and more. While this doctor’s practice is in Florida, you can book a video conference and start your own journey towards healing. If you find yourself in Florida, her Gemstone Acupuncture Facial looks like a dream. Follow Dr. Trattner for your daily inspiration: dreliztratts.
Dr. LAURA SCOTT – THE LIFESTYLE DOCTOR
While there is no such thing a supermom, Dr. Laura Scott comes close. Her inspiring feed highlights her life as a doctor and a mom to three children. We love to follow her for her smile, positive attitude and helpful success tips for younger women. Dr. Scott has a blog filled with advice for all. If you are seeking inspiration on skincare (especially skin of color), wellness, home life, style and motherhood, do yourself a big favor and follow laurascottandco.
GEORGIA LOUISE – THE FACE SCIENTIST
Georgia Louise has been referred to as The Face Scientist because of her signature lift and sculpt techniques, and for her ability to find the most ideal combinations of skin elixirs. The British born facialist has trained in France, Switzerland and the UK. We all want to know how celebrities get their glow – Georgia Louise could be the answer, as she has touched some of the most famous faces in Hollywood. We love her because she is a spa legend, and in fact trains other aestheticians on her techniques. Book an appointment at her New York atelier and remember to follow her for insider information, georgialouisesk.
DR. MICHELLE HENRY – THE NON-CONFORMIST
Dr. Michelle Henry is a well-known New York City dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon who reject the cookie cutter approach to beauty, and that is why we love following her. Besides being a busy Manhattan doctor and professor, this MD advocates for getting rid of historical beauty ideals. Her instagram is filled with real skin wisdom, medical and cosmetic videos, and we just cannot get enough. Follow her, drmichellehenry.
Dr. SARAH VILLAFRANCO – OSMIA FOUNDER
You likely already know the brand Osmia, but did you know it was founded by an ER doctor? The founder gets up close and personal with her followers on the Osmia’s Instagram, providing advice in skincare and healthy living. Dr. Sarah Villafranco wants us to love our skin at every age, and approach skincare with simplicity and natural ingredients in mind. Follow osmiaorganics and get your skincare tips directly from the mouth of a doctor and brand founder.
JILLIAN WRIGHT – INDIE BEAUTY EXPERT
Once an aesthetician, always an aesthetician. Jillian Wright is the co-founder of Indie Beauty Expo and a global beauty advisor, but this skin health expert has decided to focus her powers on aesthetics again. If you love finding new indie beauty and holistic ways to improve your skin, Jillian’s account is the one to follow. Jillian’s personality and flawless skin will inspire you. You can even shop the very products she uses during her facial treatments, visit her website and follow jillianwrightfacials.
JOANNA CZECH – THE SKINCARE AUTHORITY
With over 30 years of experience Joanna Czech needs no introduction, but here is why you should follow her. She will brighten up your feed with funny posts, and while her facials can be pricey, she also provides practical tips that we can all follow. Joanna Czech is Dior’s Global skincare expert, a celebrity facialist and you can shop spa skincare, like Biologique Recherche, right on her website. Our favorite is the Joanna Czech facial massager. Follow joannaczechofficial.