At The Skin Elite, you will find the most up-to-date medical aesthetic services and procedures. Our owner, Laura Galvan, has searched far and wide to bring you the most beneficial beauty services and products, from injectables and laser services to permanent makeup and much more.
Welcome to The Skin Elite, where science meets beauty.
Our team of skincare experts is here to help you achieve your personal aesthetic goals.
Laura P. Galvan, NP-BC, CANS
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Laura has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She has been a Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) nurse since 1999 and retired in 2009 from the NICU to solely focus on Aesthetic Nursing. In 2002, Laura started her training by learning Sclerotherapy in Boca Raton, FL. After that, she became a Permanent Cosmetic technician in Dallas, TX. This was the launching pad for her aesthetic endeavor. In 2006, she received her Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer (CMLSO) from The National Council for Laser Excellence (NCLE).
Danielle Diaz, FNP-BC
Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Danielle has been a Registered Nurse since 1987 and a Nurse Practitioner with national certification since 1997. She is a member of A4M, The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Danielle performs injectable treatments with neurotoxins and fillers. She is certified in hormone replacement therapy for men and women, The O Shot, hair restoration therapy, weight management, wellness, vaginal rejuvenation, and the Cleopatra procedure which restores intimate wellness. She also diagnoses and treats hormone imbalances caused by pre-diabetes, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and thyroid dysfunction. She loves teaching her patients and partnering with them in their care
Danielle has three sons and two dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys learning, shopping, traveling, being outdoors, spending time with her family, loving her pets, and listening to music.
Lacey Williams, BSN, RN
Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Lacey was born and raised in South Texas, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in nursing at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi in 2002. She started her nursing career as an operating room RN igniting a passion for aesthetics. After relocating to San Antonio, Lacey began her injectable training at the Texas Institute of Medical Aesthetics in 2019 with Laura Galvan, CANS, MSN, CPCP. Since then, she has continued to expand her knowledge and training in all things aesthetic related. Treatments Lacey provides include Filler and Neuromodulator injections (BOTOX, Xeomin, Dysport), Kybella, Sculptra, PRP Hair Rejuvenation, BBL laser treatment, Microlaser peels, and microneedling.
Lacey enjoys spending time and traveling with her family. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Nursing for her Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Dominique Peña, MSN, RN
Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Dominique Peña is a Registered Nurse and accredited Nurse Injector at The Skin Elite. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UT Health Science Center of San Antonio, her Master of Science in Nursing, and is currently in the process of taking her state boards to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her BOTOX and Filler Injection Certification from The Texas Institute of Medical Aesthetics. She has been an RN for over 10 years with a background in emerging and trauma medicine and surgical nursing in plastic surgery and general surgery.
Dominique worked closely under the supervision and direction of Dr. Dallas Homas and Laura Galvan in aesthetics. Dominique offers a comprehensive approach to facial rejuvenation, providing patients with a range of non-surgical options to achieve optimal results.
As a talented Nurse Injector, she is making waves in aesthetics with her natural and stunning results as she was recognized and awarded the 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment to her profession as an Aesthetic Nurse Injector by the International Association of Women and featured in the Digital Journal. Dominique’s patient goals are to help them achieve world-class aesthetic results by providing beautiful and natural results with safe and effective treatments.
Lily Gutierrez, RN
Lily is a Registered Nurse who has a sharp eye for beauty, a graceful touch, and a drive for patient satisfaction. She is an experienced provider, trained by Laura Galvan's various board-certified plastic surgeons. Lily sought a career that would join her compassionate nature with her passion for the fine arts of sculpting and painting. She obtained her RN license and pursued extensive training in the fields of plastic surgery and medical aesthetics. Lily’s approach is conservative and patient-centered. “Patients can seek treatment anywhere they desire, but when they sit in my chair and tell me they trust me, there is no greater compliment. Safety is my top priority. I want to make sure they are comfortable, enjoy their experience, learn something new and most of all, leave with a happy heart.
Celeste Ortiz, Aesthetician
Laser Safety Officer
Celeste has extensive training in anti-aging and medical laser procedures. She began her aesthetic training at The Paul Mitchell School in 2009 immediately after high school. She has immersed herself in her career and continues to receive advanced training. Starting in her early years, she worked for a high-volume laser hair facility and eventually transitioned to the medical spa where she could pursue her passion for skincare.
She has completed extensive professional training in aesthetics and received her professional state certification for laser through Avante Laser Institute. Every year she works towards advancing her training. Celeste has deep empathy for clients with skin challenges and has made it her goal to help treat and resolve these challenges. A laser enthusiast, Celeste enjoys working at The Skin Elite in performing advanced rejuvenating procedures and facials. Her knowledge and skills allow her to professionally guide her clients to the next step when more aggressive treatments will produce the changes they envision.
Medical Aesthetician and Laser Hair Removal Technician
Bria is one of our talented aestheticians at The Skin Elite. Bria specializes in laser hair removal as well as laser skin resurfacing. Bria was inspired to seek aesthetics while trying to improve her own skin and acne. After she found the art of aesthetics, she was able to treat and cure her acne in one year. She loves helping her patients reach their skincare goals and educating them along the way.
Born in the heart of Chicago, Sasha began her passion for beauty as a Licensed Cosmetologist, which ignited her drive to gain knowledge in dynamic skin care and aesthetics. She moved to San Antonio in 2007, in spa management. Her work in the industry inspired her to become a full time Licensed Esthetician in 2016. Sasha is a natural, building relationships with her clients and making them feel comfortable, confident, and relaxed in her presence. Sasha loves to consult with patients on advanced skincare and many services offered at The Skin Elite. She ensures her clients are receiving the proper care to achieve the results they envision. She has advanced training on microneedling, plasma pen, dermaplaning facials, chemical peels, and laser hair removal. Join Sasha in the journey to being confident in your own skin!
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Elle moved to San Antonio in December 2006 and started working with The Skin Elite in April 2019 as a Patient Coordinator. She is now working as the Front Desk Concierge Manager.
Elle is married and has two kids. She likes spending time with her family, shopping, and traveling. She loves what she is doing right now and loves being part of the team at The Skin Elite.
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