Giovanna McCarthy has been in the skin care business for over 30 years. She is a Licensed Cosmetologist with Esthetic Medical Certifications, and is certified and licensed in the use of all commercially available laser systems for skin care. She is a National Educator for Matrix hair products and is certified in Great Lengths hair extensions.
Ms. McCarthy is a visionary entrepreneur and has always been ahead of the curve. After several successful hair styling businesses and mergers she began to envision the Day Spa concept. In 1990 she designed and built the first Day Spa of its kind in Syracuse, NY to combine Medical Aesthetic Clinic Procedures (laser treatments, microneedling, dermabrasion, and skin peels) with Spa Services (full hair, manicure and pedicure, and massage).
During three years, 2011-2013 Giovanna had her own beauty television segment on a local morning news show, “Bridge Street.” She became known as a go to stylist and skin care specialist.
Ms. McCarthy has collaborated with plastic surgeons and dermatologists in the greater Syracuse area for the past 15 years. With her expertise in skin care and her unique ability to educate, Giovanna has become a trusted liaison between patient and physician.
Giovanna McCarthy has been a professional model with Barbizan Modeling Agency in Syracuse, New York and continues to model for local charity fashion show events. She has been a spokesperson and public advocate for many local causes, and she supports Shop Small Shop Local, and many other local and national charitable organizations.
Born and schooled in Milan, Italy, she immigrated to the United States with her family. She completed her secondary studies in New York. Gio speaks English and Italian fluently.
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