Student Spotlight Series: Danissa Ortega
This month for our student spotlight series we chose Danissa Ortega, a 25 year old CMA whose hobbies include cooking and traveling.
Q: Why do you wanna become an esthetician?
A: I want to become an Esthetician because I have a passion for skincare and beautifying others. I would like to be able to show others their natural beauty with no make-up. That is one of the greatest and most satisfying feelings as an esthetician.
Q: What is it that drew you to Elise Esthetics compared to other schools?
A: I find Elise Esthetics Institute an elite school because of their mission to provide quality skin care for which they stand by. Also for those like myself that work full time, but are still looking for a change in their career, this is made possible through Elise Esthetics due to their accommodating schedule.
Q: What are your goals within the esthetician world in the next 5 years?
A: My goal is to continue to expand my knowledge in the esthetics field and continue to thrive for higher positions and one day have a business of my own.
Q: How has going to Elise Esthetics changed you or helped you in your career?
A: It has helped me gather a better understanding in skin care. The school helps to prepare you for the real world and real expectations when you’re out on your own. We all began as caterpillars and they help us to become butterflies.
Q: Who or what are your top 3 beauty influencers?
A:I would say Robin my esthetics instructor because she’s really knowledgeable in the esthetics field. Tessa, (Director of Elise Esthetics) because she’s the definition of woman empowerment and finally my coworker Dr. Manganello because she motivates me to follow my dreams and become apart of the medical aspect of the skincare field.
Q: Best skincare advice?
A: Always wear sunscreen even when its “cloudy outside”.
Q: What would you say to someone indecisive of going to Elise Esthetics?
A: Follow your heart and dreams and Elise Esthetics will guide you and lead you to be a great esthetician.