Meet the Team

Conveniently located to serve Albany, Schenectady, Latham, & Troy.

About Spa One

Meet The Team

An exceptional medical spa begins with exceptional staff. At Spa One, we’ve hand-selected the most qualified, knowledgeable, and caring aesthetic professionals to provide personalized care for our patients. We know that each patient’s skin, body, and goals are unique, and we take the time to develop customized treatment plans for everyone we serve at our medical day spa.

Our talented team of aesthetic professionals welcomes your visit.

Vanessa Torres, Licensed Esthetician, Certified Makeup Artist, Lash Stylist, Airbrush Tan, and Waxing at Spa One in Albany, NY.

Vanessa Torres

Licensed Esthetician, Certified Makeup Artist, Lash Stylist, Airbrush Tan, & Waxing

Vanessa has more than 18 years of experience in the makeup industry and is accomplished in all aspects of makeup: bridal, media, fashion, video, and print. She is a graduate of The Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts in Burbank, California, with advanced training in jane iredale™, The Skin Care Makeup®. Vanessa also has years of experience as an Advanced Certified Xtreme Lashes® eyelash stylist; she specializes in both Classic and Volume techniques. Specializing in eyebrow shaping, she is licensed in waxing. Vanessa is certified in airbrush tanning, providing clients with a natural-looking tan. Her training and education ensure her clients always have detail-oriented, flawless looks. Vanessa’s innate artistry results in beautiful skin tones, no matter the gender or ethnicity of her client.

Amanda Filli, Certified Makeup Artist, Medical Tattooing, Lash Stylist, Airbrush Tan, and Waxing, Bridal Hair At Spa One In Albany, NY.

Amanda Filli

Certified Makeup Artist, Medical Tattooing, Lash Stylist, Airbrush Tan, Waxing, Bridal Hair

Amanda brings almost 20 years of makeup experience to our team at Spa One at The Plastic Surgery Group. Her artistic talents can be seen in the services she offers. Amanda provides compassionate medical tattooing, specializing in realistic-looking 3D Areola tattoos in a safe, private space. She has a very refined sense of color and a critical eye for symmetry and balance. This is instrumental in her tattoo and microblading services. Amanda also has a very loyal lash following serving some of her clients for well over a decade. She is a Certified Advanced Xtreme lash stylist and can offer almost endless options in length and style in both classic and volume lashes.

Christine Hendricks, Licensed Esthetician at Spa One at The Plastic Surgery Group in Albany, NY.

Christine Hendricks

Licensed Esthetician

Christine has more than 14 years of experience working in prestigious spas. She is a licensed graduate of the Aesthetic Science Institute in Latham, NY. Christine is trained in various skincare lines and certified in PCA chemical peels. She specializes in safety and efficiency, treating all skin types with advanced training in microdermabrasion, microneedling, laser hair removal, dermaplaning and facial manual lymph drainage. With a keen focus on cutting edge advancements within the industry, Christine regularly attends esthetic seminars, staying current with the most recent medical knowledge and training.

Joni Messineo Wade, Licensed Massage Therapist At Spa One in Albany, NY.

Joni Messineo-Wade

Licensed Massage Therapist

Joni has over 25 years of experience in the sports/fitness field with a focus on helping clients reach their health and nutrition goals. She provides a wide range of massage modalities from, sports therapy to pregnancy massage. Joni is Certified in (M.L.D.) Manual Lymphatic Drainage which helps the body reach a balance for optimal healing and recovery. She is passionate about assisting clients to achieve their individual goals while also assessing tissue condition, muscle, and range of motion to recommend the best therapy for clients.

Victoria, Licensed Esthetician

Victoria Palmer

Licensed Esthetician

Victoria has been a licensed esthetician since 2009. She has years of experience in doing skin care treatments such as chemical peels, dermaplaning, HydraFacials, laser hair removal, and microneedling. Victoria also specializes in bridal makeup, Xtreme eye lash extensions, and facial and body waxing.


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