Ona Skincare is seeing patients in the office again! However, we will still be offering virtual consultation to accommodate patients who still prefer to remain home. Contact us today at [email protected]!
Melissa Thal Rhodes

Melissa Thal Rhodes is an Adult Nurse Practitioner who graduated from UAB Birmingham in 2018 after a career as an ICU nurse for over 20 years. After working as a surgical nurse for 10 years, she transitioned out fo the hospital to work with a plastic surgeon and now utilizes her skills in her results-focused skin care practice. Beyond providing a relaxing environment for her clients and an escape from the daily grind, Melissa helps each of her clients set specific goals, matching her multiple treatments and product options to achieve success. She is certified on Cutera lasers, as well as the Smartxide DOT laser, and Q-switch laser for tattoo removal. Trained by Allergen for both Botox and dermal fillers, she has also completed advanced training in injection techniques. She is a member of the ISPAN (International Society of Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Nurses).

Dr. Nicholas Tarola

Dr. Nicholas Tarola  is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery to enhance the beauty of his patients by providing them with natural and individual results.  He believes that an open relationship with each patient is necessary so that goals and expectations can be clearly communicated.

 “Patient education regarding treatment options, as well as the expected outcomes of those procedures, is critical to making my patients happy and satisfied with the care they receive.”

Helen Gaye Brewster

Helen Gaye Brewster is an esthetician and makeup artist with over 15 years in the skincare and cosmetics industry. She has worked in both retail and spa settings as a makeup artist and skincare expert. Her goals are to give clients a relaxing, calming experience while achieving desired results and making beautiful, healthy skin a part of every client’s lifestyle. She’s certified in microdermabrasion and LED light therapy. She enjoys both skincare and makeup artistry equally and as a makeup artist loves to bring out the best features of each clients.

Gina Chauvin

Gina Chauvin is a licensed Aesthetician and Certified Laser Technician. She is passionate about skincare and loves helping people feel confident in their skin. Gina is committed to providing excellent care that is customized to each person’s individual needs. She is certified in multiple laser treatments, eyelash extension applications, and Coolsculpting®, and always strives to advance her skincare knowledge through continuing education. Moreover, Gina focuses on providing all clients with results-driven treatments while providing a relaxing and serene atmosphere.


Leslie Fluhrer is a licensed Aesthetician with over 10 years of experience. Having suffered from severe acne as a young adult, she wanted to better understand her condition and after educating herself, decided she wanted to help others with their skin concerns. Leslie strives to provide quality and consistent skincare in a relaxing environment, and with each treatment, increase her clients’ confidence while providing the knowledge needed to maintain his or her healthiest skin. Leslie believes in continuing her own education in order to not only hone her craft, but to stay up-to-date on all of the latest cutting edge treatments and technology. She is certified in Skin Pen microneedling, Cutera laser hair removal, Candela lasers and truSculpt® flex.

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