Our Story

Our Mission

Each client receives a high quality experience by skilled and caring professionals in a tranquil environment that promotes stress reduction and life balance.

The Elite Laser & Skin Team

Our team of highly trained professionals has been keeping Raleigh’s finest smooth and hair-free since 1994. Our clients’ satisfaction is our top priority.

Melissa Brown

Elite’s owner and founder, Melissa Brown attended Southeastern Institute of Electrolysis in South Carolina to become a licensed Electrologist. She attended Lasertrolysis in Florida to become a Laser Hair Removal technician, as well as The Rocky Mountain Laser College in Denver, CO to become a certified Laser Specialist. She is also a licensed Esthetician.

Melissa is a member of the International Guild of Hair Removal Specialists, the Greater Piedmont Electrolysis Association, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal, and the Allied Health Association. She has been practicing electrolysis since 1994 and laser hair removal, including African American, since 2000. With her experience and expertise, you are certain to receive the BEST of care.

Kelly Duffey

Elite’s Licensed Electrologist, Kelly Duffey, attended The Orlando Institute of Electrolysis in Orlando, FL where she received her training in both Laser Hair Removal and Electrolysis. Kelly originally graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in health and physical education.

She has enjoyed the diversity of her careers and has transitioned from helping people become fit and healthy to helping people become hair-free! Kelly is a member of the Greater Piedmont Electrolysis Association.

Lisa Sanders

Lisa Sanders, a licensed electrologist, has been practicing since 1992. Lisa has had advanced training at the Southeastern Institute of Electrology, and the Rocky Mount Laser College. She also has an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree from Pitt Community College, in Greenville, NC. Lisa is currently a member in good standing of the Greater Piedmont Electrolysis Association, in High Point, NC. She also has a practice in Washington, North Carolina, her home town.