Meet the Kinara Team
Kinara boasts an incredibly accredited staff of estheticians, massage therapists, nail technicians and stylists. All therapists are selected based on their extensive experience and undeniable talent, ensuring that the results and rewards of our treatments are unparalleled with each visit.
Help us welcome the newest members of our team!
(Above) A Midwestern native of Michigan, Michelle Bellaver relocated to Los Angeles in 2005. Believing that glowing skin is achieved through more than topical treatments alone, Michelle continues to promote health and wellness from the inside out. Her individualized treatments combine nature with science, promoting preventative skin care, while incorporating cosmeceutical ingredients with the latest technology. One look at her own flawless skin and it’s easy to see she practices what she preaches.
With years of experience working on celebrities like Amy Adams, Debra Messing, and Katherine Heigl, Lito Portacio’s sought after styles and precision cuts keep Angelenos seated in his chair. Portacio combines sophistication with manageability, creating wearable looks that are individualized and “Red Carpet” worthy.
Take yourself to new level of relaxation through Adrienne’s healing hands. Her extensive knowledge reaches all the way from Japan, where she studied energy work and acupressure under a Japanese shiatsu master, to San Francisco where she continued her education in anatomy, Swedish and sports massage. In addition, Adrienne apprenticed with a notable aroma therapist furthering her knowledge in aromatherapy, allowing her to incorporate an addition of pure, quality essential oils in all of her treatments. Her level of experience, innate intuition, and incredible energy make Adrienne a one of a kind massage therapist, as well as a true healer.
With over nineteen years of experience, Trish Nguyen has perfected the experience of pampering your fingers and toes. Her work continues to increase her celebrity clientele, and has been praised in both Lucky and Allure Magazine. With talents ranging from Japanese 3D Nail Art to nail-friendly Gel Manicures, Trish’s services are better described as works of art.
Lisa Somers has an amazing twenty-four years of experience working as an esthetician in some of the industries top spas and skin care clinics. She specializes in treatments focused on anti-aging, skin rejuvenation and acne prone skin. In addition to her incredible touch, clients leave Lisa’s room with an education on how to treat their skin moving forward.