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With years of experience in the beauty industry, every single one of us at OC Electrolysis & Skin Care can honestly say we love what we do for a living. We only recruit highly- skilled professionals, who posses a true passion for beauty and aesthetics, and always strive to learn more. Our team members will go the extra mile to ensure that clients’ expectations are not just met, but exceeded. Get in touch today to book your next treatment with us.

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Certified Professional Electrologist

Owner or OC Electrolysis & Skin Care, Joanie has a bachelors degree in the field of Neuroscience from the University of California, Irvine and a post-graduate certificate in Pre-Health sciences from Florida Atlantic University. Joanie obtained her license as a professional Electrologist in California in 2003. Today, Joanie is an internationally recognized speaker in the field of electrology.  Joanie is co-owner of California Electrology Academy, a school offering electrology training in California, is an active member of the American Electrology Association and Certified Professional Electrologist.

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Certified Professional Electrologist & Esthetician

With over 35 years of experience as an Esthetician and Electrologist, Johanne Fortier Gonella CPE is a world renowned Instructor in the field of electrology and esthetics. Originally from Quebec, Canada, she spent the beginning of her career teaching esthetics and electrology in Quebec.  Constantly travelling for the betterment of her skill, Johanne has trained in Paris and Germany before coming to the United States.  Active in local as well as national associations, Johanne has a true passion for her field that transfers to her care and compassion for her clients. Johanne is co-owner of California Electrology Academy, a school offering electrology training in California, is an active member of the American Electrology Association and Certified Professional Electrologist.



Licensed Esthetician & Electrologist

Carissa as been a licensed esthetician for over 10 years. She graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2011 and has worked in the field ever since. Carissa found her love and fascination for skin as a teen and would soon find the same love for hair removal. From her first job gaining experience in a day spa, Carissa went on to become a brow specialist where she trained and perfected the art of brow sculpting. With a desire to help others Carissa came full circle with her alma mater and in 2018 became an instructor for Paul Mitchell. Among clinical instruction of the students, she also taught advanced topics as well as waxing and instruction of the California State Board testing.



Licensed Electrologist

Yara was born in Syria where she studied Agricultural Engineering. She immigrated to the United States in 2014 with her husband and two kids at the onset of the war in Syria.  She obtained her license in Electrology in 2021 after graduating from California Electrology Academy. She feels happy when providing electrology services as she knows it changes lives for the better.



Licensed Electrologist

Devon has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2007. After being a hairstylist for 10 years, she became an instructor for a cosmetology school in Portland, Oregon. Soon after returning to California, she learned about electrology and what a difference it would make for others. She has always found a love for helping people feel their best and knows that electrolysis is a great addition to achieving that reward.

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Licensed Electrologist

Wala's background is in healthcare finance but she has always had a passion for the beauty industry.  After years of trying every type of temporary hair removal methods out there for her own hair issues she started seeking out a permanent solution.  This led her to discover electrolysis and she fell in love with the field.  Wala is very passionate about what she does and has a great eye for attention to detail and thrives to make clients feel comfortable and safe during their treatments.



Licensed Electrologist

Imara was born and raised in California. After graduating with her bachelors in San Diego, she worked in tech remotely while attending the the California Electrology Academy. She struggled with her body hair in her personal life and tried several methods of hair removal to resolve her hyperpigmentation and ingrown hair issues due to her curly hair. Imara hopes to help those with similar struggles feel better about themselves and achieve permanent results.



Licensed Electrologist

Patricia is an active member of the Army National Guard with a background in Human Resources. She has always been an enthusiast in skin care and beauty and found her way to electrolysis while seeking a permanent hair removal method for herself. Patricia is now a licensed electrologist that graduated from California Electrology Academy and looks forward to helping others feel confident in their own skin.

Get in touch today to book a complimentary meeting with a member of our team.

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