Marrying inspiration in nature with knowledge in science.

Danielle McHenry

licensed esthetician owner/operator


Danielle's approach to skin care combines Ayurvedic, European, and traditional western medical philosophies to provide a personalized and holistic treatment experience.

When it comes to helping you achieve your skin health goals, Danielle considers all things including environment, emotions, skin regimen, nutrition, and lifestyle. She will educate you on how bring balance and harmony back to the skin utilizing whole plant organic ingredients. She avoids over-processing the skin with harsh chemicals, and instead provides the skin with the nourishment it needs to combat environmental stressors and aging. With this she pairs a variety of massage techniques to enhance skin rejuvenation and stimulate the skin's natural resources. She is truly passionate about helping people achieve optimal skin health and wellness.

Prior to launching Lotus Skin Care Studio in 2013, Danielle practiced at some of the leading spas in the Pittsburgh area, including Esspa Kozmetika Organic Day Spa and UPMC Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center, a medical esthetics facility where Danielle worked in close collaboration with dermatologists to deliver medical-grade skin and laser treatments. She has been practicing esthetics for over 16 years.

When she's not at the Studio, you can find Danielle cooking, reading, doing yoga, or gardening in her backyard with Willow, her Italian greyhound.

Education & Certifications

  • University of Pittsburgh, B.S. in Psychology
  • Chatham College, Biology teaching certification
  • Pittsburgh Beauty Academy, esthetic license (2002)
  • Aveda Institute, additional Ayurvedic skin and body certifications in lymphatic drainage and acupressure massage
  • Jade Roller Beauty, gemstone facial therapy certification