Meet The Talent

Dina Traganos


Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

Dina joined the Serenity team after our salon expansion. With over a decade in the industry she has mastered a wide range of both hair and makeup techniques. Dina is a certified Schwarzkopf IGORA master colorist, and utilizes her passion for hair color to provide creative and corrective colors. Dina believes in continual education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field. Regularly attending international beauty shows, certification programs and classes she furthers her artistic abilities, ensuring she can provide each guest with the latest trends.

Diana Guarino


Hair Stylist

Diana has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years specializing in a wide range of hair techniques such as dimensional colors, cuts and formal styling. She takes pride in continuing her education and keeping up with the latest trends and styles. Diana has recently completed a master colorist training with Schwarzkopf Professionals and is looking forward to educating and sharing her creativity with her clients.

Stacie Staffieri


Hair Stylist

Stacie has been in the hair industry for 25 years and enjoys all aspects of hair. Early in her career as a stylist at Delaria Salon, Boston she trained in Pyrametrics Hair Cutting. Stacie's certifications include Goldwell Certified Colorist, KMS Women and Mens Cutting, Simply Smooth Keratin, So-Cap Hair extension and continued education. Stacie prides herself on making her client's look and feel their best. Her individual style and technique have given her a reputation that stands above the rest.

Lisa Castronova


Hair Stylist

Lisa acquired her training at New England Hair Academy and has been in the industry for 6 years. Her training includes Goldwell hair color, Schwarzkopf hair color and KMS California. Lisa is continuing her education with Schwarzkopf and Goldwell to keep up with the latest color trends. Lisa's desire for hair color is anywhere from a subtle color change to an avant garde foil. Whether it's a night on the town or a formal even Lisa has the style for you. Her calm approach to clients keeps them feeling at ease and confident while in her chair.

Nicole Mickiewicz


Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

Nicole attended Blaine Beauty School right after high school where she studied Cosmetology. She found a passion for doing hair and makeup at a very young age. Nicole enjoys cutting, extensions, and color. She has done hair and makeup for bridal parties, proms, photo shoots and fashion shows. Nicole is personable, creative and maintains a great relationship with her clients. She continues her education by getting certified in new techniques to provide her clients with the best and latest styles keeping them up to date and looking fabulous.

Nancy Chiampi


Hair Stylist

Nancy pursued her passion for hairdressing by attending Medford Vocational Technical High School graduating with her class in 1981. In 1996 she opened her own hair salon and after 20 years of ownership she decided to close her business and joined the staff of Serenity in the City. With 35 years of experience, Nancy continues to get herself educated to stay current in the trendy world of hairdressing.

Denielle Harris


Massage Therapist

Denielle has been a licensed massage therapist for four years. She's certified in Massage & Bodywork and graduated in 2010 from the Salter School. Denielle's certifications include Post/Pre Natal massage, and Hot Stone. Denielle specializes in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, and Post/ Pre Natal. Denielle really focuses to provide a customized massage geared towards the needs of each and every client.

Marleny Vidal


Massage Therapist

Marleny migrated from Guatemala at the age of 21. She is married and a proud mother of two young boys. Marleny enjoys to dance and spend time with my wonderful family. She is a licensed massage therapist with over 7 years of experience and a member of the ABMP Massage Association. Marleny loves her job and is a proponent of massage for relieving physical as well as emotional stress, and strongly believe in massage as a viable modality for enhancing overall health and well-being. She is an oncology certified practitioner and is well versed in many other areas including; Swedish, Deep tissue, hot stone and prenatal. Marleny prides herself in creating a massage that will suit your specific needs. Her serene approach offers harmony, balance, and ease to your busy life.

Guirlande Christalin


Massage Therapist

Girlande has been a massage therapist for 5 years. She attended the Everest Institute for massage therapy. She is very passionate about massage since she loves helping people feel better and improve their health. Guirlande's specialties include Deep Tissue, Swedish, Relaxation, Hot Stone, and Stretching.

Lauren Nelson


Massage Therapist

Lauren graduated from massage school in 2005 and has since earned a certification in Orthopedic Myofascial Release in 2013 as well as an associates degree in Physical Therapy Assisting in 2015. She specializes in myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and other deep tissue techniques to aid in injury recovery and pain management from soft tissue injuries. In addition, she offers experience with general relaxation massage, prenatal massage, spa reflexology, hot stone therapy, sports massage, and personalized hands-on stretching sessions.

Tara Pumphret


Skin Therapist, Massage Therapist, Nail Technician and Makeup Artist

Tara is an aesthetician, massage therapist and nail technician that has been in the industry for more than 20 years. She started her career by moving to Glasgow, Scotland for two years to for her education and training. After a few years in the industry she realized that skin care and make-up were her passions and continued to master her skills though advanced training in Boston, New York City, Scottsdale, Los Angeles and Toronto. She is now one of the few recipients of the prestigious Honors Diploma from the International Dermal Institute.

Laura Whyte


Skin Therapist and Makeup Artist

Laura is a 1200 hour Medical Esthetician and sophisticated Makeup Artist. Laura has a passion for making all the clients she encounters feel beautiful and special. She once read Mary Kay's Philosophy: pretend everyone you meet is wearing an invisible sign, TREAT ME SPECIAL, it clicked. That's what we all want to feel...that's how you'll feel after your time spent with her. Laura has been in the beauty, skin care/spa world for 20 years years now. She worked for MAC cosmetics for 8 years and has always had a interest in enhancing natural beauty. Laura is a graduate of Bancroft School Of Massage Therapy as well as a graduate of Catherine Hinds 1200 hour medical program.

Antonella D'Alessio


Skin Therapist

Antonella D'Alessio is an skin therapist with a real passion for her craft. She attended Elizabeth Grady school of a aesthetics and completed her certification in 2003. Antonella has been performing services now for 12 years in the industry. She is a certified Dermamalogica specialist, her skin care specialties include, Microdermabrasion, Ultrasonic facials, chemical peels, and waxing just to name a few. Antonella has always been passionate about beauty and loves assisting her clients in achieving their goals and producing amazing results through skin care.

Laureen Carroll


Skin Therapist

Laureen Carroll is a career skin therapist with over 25 years experience. She has worked in several facets of the business including owning and operating a day Spa. Laureen is trained on all aspects of skin care along with Microdermabrasion and Ultrasonic facials, and continues to excel in makeup and eyebrow shaping. With a love for the industry she continues her education and brings her enthusiasm and positive energy into her treatments.

Rachael Beard


Skin Therapist and Massage Therapist

Rachael is a graduate from Elizabeth Grady and holds licenses in both aesthetics and massage therapy. She has been with us at Serenity in the City since 2013. Rachael has always been passionate about one’s general well-being: skin and muscle included! She is committed to educating her clients about their skin and bodies so they can strive to be their most confident, beautiful selves. Rachael believes beauty and confidence start from within and that both massage therapy and aesthetics play a great part in enhancing your complete, holistic well-being.

Loreen Mastracola


Skin Therapist and Nail Technician

Loreen Mastrocola is a 20 year seasoned Esthetician and nail technician, she is also a licensed esthetic instructor. Loreen prides herself with having years of hands on experience in treating all skin types and conditions. Loreen continues her education and growth in the esthetic industry and keeps abreast of all of the latest technology and treatments to better treat her clients.

Kylee Mahoney


Nail Technician

Kylee began her nail tech career at Serenity in the City in August of 2013. Kylee graduated from Medford High School in 2015 and will attend Hair’s How Modern School of Beauty to further her career in the beauty service industry as a hair stylist. Kylee looks forward to continuing to work with her existing clientele to provide exceptional nail services while attending school.