Palm Avenue salon

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Ana Molinari

Hairstylist / Colorist / Makeup Artist  

For the beauty aficionado, Ana Molinari is the epicenter of the Southeastern United States. The Peruvian­ born dynamo’s salon in Sarasota, Florida has become an essential stop on the itineraries of everyone from young, trendy Hollywood actresses and world-weary executives to glamorous socialites on the go and hot surfer boys enroute to the sea. Ana is a mater hair stylist and makeup artist with over 30 years’ experience and has worked with some of the best beauty professionals in the world. 

​Ana Molinari has nurtured an entrepreneurial spirit for business since moving to the United States in 1971, where she began her career training with Paul Mitchell. Prior to that, she studied at Helena Rubinstein Cosmetology School. She came into her own at Garfinkel’s Salon in Washington, D.C. before heading what turned out to be a caravan of top stylists to the less than funky wilds of Florida. Her maverick instincts proved right, and she was instrumental in shaping the state’s image as a film, modeling, and beauty hot­spot. 

Her Palm Avenue salon still resides in its original location, nestled in the heart of historically acclaimed downtown Sarasota. Her salon boasts an uncompromising team of stylists that specialize in all hair, skin, nails, and bodies. Also within Ana Molinari's salon is an ​eclectic boutique a must stop shop offering the most exclusive looks.

  

In addition to styling countless magazine covers, her work has been seen on countless famous actors, musicians, and models.  She has been involved in music videos, television, and film, including work on reality shows Breaking Amish and Siesta Key, the film Great Expectations, the local ABC news anchors, and the Sarasota Film Festival. She has studied at Toni&Guy Advanced Cutting, Jingles Advanced Cutting, and L’Oreal Advanced Color School.  She was awarded the Gold Scissor Award and is a recipient of the L’Oreal Color Award. In Florida, she is actively involved in the community where she sponsors charities and donates her time to those with major illnesses. Ever-evolving, Ana Molinari still continues to direct the world of beauty even after 30 years in the business. 

On Palm Avenue also sits Sarasota’s premier modeling and talent agency, Molinari Models and Talent. With a world-renowned photographer, a team of internationally trained makeup artists, and a manager who has been in the industry for decades, Molinari Models and Talent is the most elite agency in Sarasota and its surrounding communities. Providing, organizing, and instructing talent for nearly every major event in Sarasota, Ana Molinari and her staff are the ones to turn to for the best talent. 

Ana’s long-time love for all things vintage combined with her artistry, have also led her to design a line of custom hats. Styles range from sophisticated to swanky, preppy to chic, vintage glamour to nautical beach­side. Upon request, Ana can create any style hat desired. Her hats have been commissioned for a number of artistic, entertainment, and runway events.

Ana Molinari

Palm Team

Frederique Chauveau-McCrary
Director of Operations

Frederique McCrary began her career as a hair artist 20 years ago in France. Being in the beauty industry from the day she was born, at six years old she knew what her career would be. She began her education during her seven years with Jacques Dessange in Paris. Frederique later certified as a L’oreal colorist as well. She moved to New York in 2000 to further her career and passion for editorial hair styling. In 2002, she came to Sarasota and met Ana Molinari and from that meeting she relocated to become Director of Ana Molinari Salon & Spa. Her artistic expertise is well known not only for her Bridal and Event hair but also can be found on-set styling for magazines such as Sarasota Magazine, SRQ magazine, Nuovo Brides and shooting ad campaigns and lookbooks such as Belks and David Donahue.

Frederique Chauveau-McCrary
Director of Operations

Gloryvette Navarro
Hair Stylist

Gloryvette is a native Long Islander from Puerto Rican descent.  She has dedicated her life to her craft for the past 24 years; her endless enthusiasm has opened doors to many opportunities in the industry.  Gloryvette styles for New York Fashion Week and countless editorial work in bridal hair.  She has a natural ability to visualize and execute exactly what she sees.  Her accomplishments in working with Goldwell, L'Oreal and other masters in the industry has enabled her to understand and bring an individual approach to everyone that sits in her chair.

Gloryvette Navarro
Hair Stylist

Jeff Gonzalez
Hair Stylist

Jeff has been working in a salon since he was a young man. He received his cosmetology license in 1990, and has been creating masterpieces since. He came from Michigan where he owned a very successful salon for 12 years. He performs precision work with great passion.

Trained and certified with the Point Point Haircut Technique, L'Oreal Professional Color and Highlight Techniques and Great Lengths Hair Extensions.

Jeff Gonzalez
Hair Stylist

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Debbie Bliss
Skin Care Specialist & Massage Therapist

With an enthusiastic dedication, Debbie has over 45 years of experience, ability and education in the field of skincare and massage therapy.

An innovator in the skincare industry, Debbie has collaborated under dermatologists for 8 years and is very knowledgeable in advanced blended chemical peel formulations, custom blending laboratory strength and cosmeceutical blend corrective skincare techniques and customization of your beauty and healthy skincare program.

Debbie Bliss
Skin Care Specialist & Massage Therapist

Lisa Romano
Skin Care Specialist / Eyelash Technician & Permanent Makeup

With over 26 years experience in the esthetics field, Lisa specializes in microdermabrasion, dermaplaning and microneedling. She is certified in permanent makeup and microbladed brows. She creates amazing lashes with her precision work and specializes in 100% mink hybrid lash extensions. Lisa, also specializes in Brazilian and Body Waxing.

Lisa Romano
Skin Care Specialist / Eyelash Technician & Permanent Makeup

Paula Gravier

Makeup Artist and Eyelash Technician

Paula Gravier is a Florida certified cosmetologist since 2014 and eyelash
extension specialist since 2016. While in cosmetology school she discovered
her passion for makeup artistry and since then decided to make that her career.
She is skilled in airbrush makeup application. She trained with Temptu for
airbrush application and Kevyn Aucoin make up. Her meticulous attention to
detail will make sure all your makeup needs and expectations are met. Work
has been featured in Sarasota magazine, The Knot and Sarasota Scene
magazine. She excels in bridal make-up and special events.

Paula Gravier

Makeup Artist and Eyelash Technician

Olga Morgunov
Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

Born and raised in Ukraine, Olga at the age of 19 moved to Florida to begin her career in beauty.  In 2014, she graduated from the Beauty School of America in Miami and began specializing in special event hair and makeup.  Since then, she has attend numerous master classes from leading stylists in Europe and the United States.  Her passion of meeting different people from around the world and making them feel and look beautiful is definitely her life's calling.

Olga Morgunov
Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

Marsol Booty

License #MA26627
Massage Therapist

Specializing in pain relief management and relaxation dedicated to assessing the personal needs of her clientele and applying the different modalities she is trained in to create the best care for each individual.

She has been a massage therapist since 1996 during that time she has been successful in applying the massage therapy techniques to help treat many injuries, sports related, vehicle accidents, headaches and stress.

Over the years Marsol has accumulated many hours of training in various massage modalities that she utilizes including: Swedish, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Hot Stones, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Neuromuscular, Stretching and more. The clients she has treated range from professional athletes, football players, tennis players, dancers and golfers to pregnant mothers and the elderly. In addition she has worked with injury cases by referral of Doctors, Chiropractors and Dentists. Marsol enjoys learning more to continue to help create a better health and well being for each of her clients.

Marsol Booty

License #MA26627
Massage Therapist

Beverly Booty

License # MA0010524
Massage Therapist

Beverly Booty Eager LMT MA#10524 is a licensed massage therapist and has been a Health Care Practitioner for over 30 years, providing her clientele with excellent pain relief and stress reduction through Massage Therapy and assisting healing through medicinal natural remedies.

Beverly is impeccably trained in both Medical Massage and Relaxation. Her specialties and training include: Neuromuscular, Mayofacial, Craniosacral Therapy, Stretching, Sports Massage,Relaxation, Swedish, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Hot Stones Massage. Beverly tailors each massage according to her clients specific needs. She uses her extensive knowledge and experience to create a positive, healing and happy experience for her clientele.

Throughout her many years in massage Beverly has worked very successfully with many renowned athletes, Golfers, Dancers, Tennis Players, Baseball Players and Football Players. In addition to providing rehabilitation and pain relief by referral of Doctors, Dentists and Chiropractors. 

Beverly Booty

License # MA0010524
Massage Therapist

Alexandra Hoffmann

Skin Care Specialist

Alexandra is a licensed Skincare specialist certified in over 27 medical skin treatments. She is a registered Phlebotomist and RMA, who has over 22 years of  experience in the industry. Alexandra has received an extensive training in medical skincare including an international masters in Medical aesthetics, as well as, enhancement procedures. Her experience contributes to her knowledge and expertise in treating a variety of skin conditions and meeting the needs of her patients. Her specialties include Acne, Anti-aging, Dermaplaning, Melasma Treatments, Skin Tags Removal, Micro Needling, PRP, PRF, Plasma Eyes, Plasma Lips, 4DHIFU, Ul therapy ( Non– Invasive Skin Tightening) and much MORE...

Alexandra Hoffmann

Skin Care Specialist