Meet Us

Klara Chrzuszcz, LST, ME

Celebrity Skin Therapist, Medical Esthetician 

Klara Ch.

“I am a results oriented skin therapist, committed to helping people reach their maximum beauty and wellness potential at any age. Well being begins with bringing harmony to your mind, body, soul and senses, which then radiates into your outward beauty.”

Klara Chrzuszcz is an internationally certified and acclaimed Celebrity Skin Therapist, Medical and Master Esthetician. She has achieved the most advanced levels of skin care education in both Europe and the United States and after running her own spa in native Poland and working in top-notch spas and beauty centers in New York and Europe for over 14 years, Klara not only performs treatments but also educates other professionals to be the best in the industry! Klara is an extremely dedicated and passionate wellness professional.

Within a short period of time at this beautiful NYC landmark location she was  able to gain an amazing following of UES residents, as well as celebrities who found our place intriguing, like.. Emma Watson, Sonja Morgan, Kayla Humphrey, Dina Manzo, Bratt Gareth, Francky L’official, Carolina Bermudez, Kirstin Maldonado, Judith Ripka, Amadeus, Lea Lovrin, Yuta Powelljust to name a few!

She has worked with acclaimed skincare brands and acquired treatment expertise from world renowned institutes, including the International Dermal Institute. This diverse experience has allowed her to acquire a deep understanding of the complexities of the largest organ of your body – your skin!

Klara is an honored member of Medi Spa MD, the Hand-On Trade Association, Society of Plastic Surgery Skincare Specialists and the National Coalition of Estheticians. Apart from being NCEA certified, she is also certified in Skin Biology and Chemical Peels by PCA Skin. Being a fully trained expert in the Micro-Needle Skin System, she operates all of the skin care instruments and modalities which she proudly owns in her treatment room. She is certified in Laser Technique from Berkowitz School, with experience in hair removal, vein removal, tattoo removal, pigment lesions, and laser facials.

By being actively affiliated with the American Acne and Rosacea Society, she plans to continue her commitment to changing lives with a deep understanding of problematic skin. She is an expert in treating cancer patients or patients who forwent a chemotherapy, she gives lectures about Advanced Oncology Skin Care, holds seminars in Lenox Hill Hospital along with the best plastic surgeons in New York City.

Klara has been a Certified Eyelash Extentionist since 2008. All the more, she is one of the few pioneers who brought the Lash Lift procedure from Europe and she proudly offers professional training of that procedure.  Her innovative devotion has also led to the development of Klara’s own groundbreaking Signature Facial. She also combines the eastern healing art of Reiki with her facial treatments, lending her spa guests an unique healing experience during their sessions. She is certified by the International Center for Reiki to perform Reiki treatments.

Klara’s love for beauty that goes beyond the skin is evident in her venture into the make-up industry. Although she is a licensed make-up artist, as well as Theatrical Make-up Artist, her main focus is clinical skin care and the advancement of healthy skin from the inside out.

An elite member of the Associated Skin Care Professionals, Klara Chrzuszcz is a bonafide beauty expert.

Dr. Jean Archer

Board Certified Physician

“Providing the best care means seeking out the best techniques”

Dr. Jean Archer is a nationally recognized board certified physician with expertise in aesthetic medicine, podiatric medicine and foot surgery.

In 1992, she completed her undergraduate degree in psycho-biology and pre-medicine at New York University. She earned her podiatric medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Archer received the prestigious J Tai Medicine and Orthopedics Award, in recognition of her academic excellence. She completed her residency training at both Catholic Medical Center and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center. It was during this time, while training in the surgery department with the cosmetic surgeons, she developed her interest and skills in the field of aesthetic medicine and performing cosmetic treatments.

While a resident at Jamaica Hospital, Dr. Archer authored papers published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. She has authored articles published in the Network Journal and received the 40 and under achievement award for her accomplishments. She has appeared on New York radio shows and contributed to various commercial publications discussing important health topics relevant to foot care.

Dr. Archer incorporates into her medical practice, aesthetic treatments. She utilizes dermatologist-approved solutions to dramatically enhance skin’s health and appearance.  These latest advances in skin care help to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, improve the texture of the skin, even out skin discoloration, reduce redness and clear acne. Dr. Archer combines different modalities such as chemical peels, Botox and as well as dermal fillers to address a wide variety of cosmetic problems. The result noticeably more younger looking skin. She believes every patient is unique and a careful evaluation is necessary before deciding on a treatment plan that is right for you.

Dr. Archer has been practicing for over a decade and has extensive training in the administration of chemical peels, Botox injections and dermal fillers. She received her certification training to perform chemical peels, Botox and dermal filler injections from an Allergan certified national training center.

Dr. Gordon Andan

Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon 

Dr. Andan

Dr. Andan from NY Surgical Arts

Dr. Gordon Andan is a highly sought-after Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon, serving New York and beyond. His attention to detail, artistic eye and focus on natural-looking results, has made him the top choice for numerous individuals.

Dr. Andan’s good bedside manner and customized approach, ensures that every person who visits New York Surgical Arts, enjoys a welcoming and positive experience from the initial consultation to the post procedure period and beyond.

Dr. Andan completed his General Surgery residency at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center, where he distinguished himself as an outstanding Chief Resident. He spent an extra 2 years during residency pursuing an NIH postdoctoral research fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.

Following his General Surgery residency, Dr. Andan was accepted into one of the most prestigious cosmetic surgery fellowships in the U.S. He worked under Carey Nease, MD, (former Vice President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery), and Robert Chad Deal, MD. There, he performed over 750 major body and facial cosmetic surgery procedures. Dr. Andan’s close relationship with two of the top physicians in the field of cosmetic surgery helped his talent to flourish.

Dr. Andan is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. In addition to Dr. Andan’s extensive training and experience, he has co-authored articles in peer reviewed journals, including Surge; a journal solely dedicated to cosmetic surgery. His frequent participation in conferences around the country, ensures that his knowledge is up-to-date with the latest innovations and scientific discoveries in cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Andan’s honest and sensitive approach is aimed at helping people of all backgrounds enjoy natural looking results. He understands that each person’s aesthetic concerns are unique and only a custom-tailored approach to both surgical and nonsurgical procedures can provide the best results. For more info on procedures please visit NYSurgicalArts.com

Beata Baranska, CPCP

Certified Permanent Cosmetics Professional

Permanent Makeup

“Perfection Is Possible”

Beata Baranska is the founder of Purebeau-US and a Certified Permanent Cosmetic Specialist (CPCP), European-trained and highly skilled in the most advanced permanent make-up procedures available today.

With fifteen years of experience in the beauty industry and formal education in engineering, economics, and business administration, Ms. Baranska combines her scientific background and business acumen with an artistic eye to bring the highest quality of personalized service to each of her clients.

Her commitment to excellence and sensitivity to the aesthetic concerns of her clients lead to numerous collaborations with renowned plastic surgeons and dermatologists.  Recognized
for her expertise in areole restoration and scar camouflage, Ms. Barnaska helped many medical and cancer patients restore their self-esteem and self-image.

Prior to her career in the United States, Ms. Baranska worked with New Trend Cosmetics, a German cosmetic company, as their project manager and trade show coordinator. She facilitated the establishment of the first ever Center for Permanent Cosmetics and Training Academy in her native Poland, and became the Master Educator in the permanent makeup industry.  In 1999, Beta received the Permanent Makeup Award for her pioneering efforts and outstanding work in the field of micro-pigmentation.

Ms. Baranska currently resides in New York City and provides customized micro-pigmentation services and personalized training for the greater New York area, as well as exclusive Purebeau equipment distribution for the US market.

Marzena Papierz

Holistic Health Coach

Marzena Papierz

“Vitality and Beauty are gifts of Nature for those who live according to its laws”

Marzena Papierz  received her training as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s cutting-edge Health Coach Training Program. During her training, she studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts.

Marzena’s teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University; Geneen Roth, bestselling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities. Her education has equipped her with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health. Drawing on these skills and her knowledge of different dietary theories, she works with clients to help them make lifestyle changes that produce real and lasting results.