OUR TEAM OF BEAUTY EXPERTS
Owner & Master Esthetician
Selene Serquen has been a Licensed Master Esthetician, Dermalogica Expert, and Spray Tan Specialist for more than a decade. During which time she has gained knowledge and experience in all aspects of Skin Care. Due to her love and passion for the industry, she opened Selene Salon & Spa in 2020. As a spa owner, Selene strives to set Selene Salon & Spa apart from the typical spa by creating a serene and welcoming place that clients can experience the tranquility of the beach while receiving any service.
As a skin care expert, Selene feels that educating her clients on their skin is one of the most important aspects of her career. She understands how pigmentation, adult acne, and premature aging not only puts your skin in jeopardy but also your self-esteem and confidence. Selene believes that by providing her clients with the knowledge and tools to correct the situation, she can help each individual client reach their skin and beauty goals.
Selene is originally from Peru and moved to Miami 20 years ago. This is where she initially built her career winning awards like, “Best Spray Tanning Specialist” and “Master Esthetician”. When she left Miami, she moved to the beautiful beaches of St. Petersburg and continued her mission to help others with all of their skin care needs. She specialises1 in: Hydrafacials, Microdermabrasion, Advanced Concept in Medical Skincare, Oxygen Technology, Advanced Treatments of Sun Damaged and Aging Skin, Turbo Airbrush Spray Tanning, European Facials, Dermaplaning, Facial & Body Waxing, Lash Lift and Tinting, plus many other Skin and Beauty related services.
Alketa first became a licensed cosmetologist originally in Albania, Europe in 1997. She opened her own salon a year after, at the age of 20, specializing in updos and makeup for brides and special events, as well as cutting, color, waxing, and nails.
In 2005 she moved to the United States and continued to pursue her passion for the beauty industry. After becoming licensed in the States as well, she has worked for many years in St. Pete beach. Alketa provides a variety of services including waxing, nails, color, highlights, both men and women's haircuts, and updo's. She also specializes in cutting techniques taught specifically in cosmetology schools in Europe.
Alketa's open dialogue and clear communication and rapport with her clients not only allows her to tailor to their preferences and needs but also keeping in mind to always work in the best interest of the client whether that means advising for or against a specific service as well as inform them of the reasoning behind each decision all while also educating them further on all services offered and products used. Alekta's amicable personality and laidback charm have allowed her clients to always feel welcome and at ease and she looks forward to meeting and working with many more new clients amongst her dear regulars.