About Melissa

Owner of Skin Spa Asheville & Lead esthetician

Melissa is a licensed esthetician and makeup artist, having received her certification from the Aveda Institute in Charlotte, NC.  She has a passion for providing innovative skin care treatments that help her clients look and feel their best.  Melissa specializes in results-oriented skincare treatments and in 2016 she created her own line of skincare products to address some of the specific needs of her clients complextion. Her advanced training in skincare technology includes oxygen therapy, laser hair removal, IPL, dermaplaning, and chemical peels affording her clients access to a unique experience. Melissa takes pride in offering aesthetic treatments that are both creative and focused on customer service and quality.


About Skin Spa


Skin Spa Asheville is an esthetician owned, private skincare studio established in 2013. Conveniently located in the Historic Haywood Park Hotel in the heart of downtown Asheville. Solo esthetician, Melissa Markis, has a passion for providing innovative skincare treatments that help her clients look and feel their best. Utilizing results driven ingredients and technology-based tools that get the best results when addressing skin issues like acne, aging, and hyperpigmentation. Treatments include a full slate of facials, from deep pore cleansing, to chemical peels, microdermabrasion and help for sensitive skin type like Rosacea.   A variety of spa treatments are available, including waxing, makeup application, body treatments, and you will also find a full retail selection of products that deliver results.

If you're looking to improve your complexion or simply to relax, you're in the right place.  If you have any questions, Melissa can be reached at 828-398-9713 or at info@skinspaasheville.com.  We are a private skincare studio and book by appointment only.  Walk-ins are welcome but we typically need 24 hours in advance to schedule an appointment. 

The Downtown Spa Collective

Melissa is a proud member of The Downtown Spa Collective, which is a group of independent service providers offering spa and wellness services to the Asheville community. Current members are Stephanie Hargraves of Be Well Balanced who occupies Suite M2 inside the Haywood Park Hotel and Melissa Markis of Skin Spa Asheville who occupies Suite M1 and M3 of the Haywood Park Hotel.

To inquiry about joining our collective, please call 828-398-9713.