Our Team

Philosophy of Beauty

Dinara Shakirova

Founder

Dinara Shakirova is the Founder of Philosophy of Beauty. She has always been passionate about helping others feel and look their best.

Dinara completed a Bachelor of Science degree in the nursing program at York University in Toronto, graduating with honors at the top of her class. After working in many different clinical settings such as pediatric, geriatric, acute and home care, Dinara decided to draw her medical expertise together with her creative talents and open an Aesthetic Beauty Clinic. Trained by the internationally acknowledged physicians certified by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, she obtained certifications in Botox and Filler injections as well as Sclerotherapy.

Understanding how our appearance can have a great impact on the way we feel about ourselves, Dinara delivers a personalized treatment approach. She carefully considers the needs of each of her clients to ensure they love what they see. Achieving a natural and youthful appearance is the goal at The Philosophy of Beauty, achievable with the many beauty treatments Dinara offers such as: Botox, Dermal fillers, Mesotherapy, Laser Hair Removal, IPL, HydraFacial, Microdermabrasion, Vein treatment and more. Using only top-of-the-line products and the latest and best technologies available on the market, Dinara is able to achieve outstanding results that exceed her clients’ expectations.

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Dr Abdel Hadi

Gynecologist

Dr Abdel Hadi is a Gynecologist with special interest in Cosmetic Gynecology.

Dr Abdel Hadi went to medical school in Cairo University where he subsequently did his residency training in Obs & Gyne, and subsequently got his specialty certification, as well as a Masters and Ph D Degrees.He practiced in Egypt for 10 years before moving to Canada.

In Canada he finished an Obs & Gyne Residency in University of Toronto before obtaining a fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2008. In 2010 he was awarded a Master’s degree in Health Sciences from University of Toronto.

Dr Abdel Hadi now works in his office in Whitby, ON, and has privileges in Lakeridgehealth Hospital in Oshawa. He is appointed as an Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as the Department of Family Medicine in Queen’s University.

During his years of practice he listened to women and their needs. He then started working in the Cosmetic Gynecology field and is now recognized as one of the consultants in this field in Canada. He offers a wide range of treatments in many high end Medical Spas in the GTA and beyond.

The laser treatment options vary form Laser Vaginal Tightening for more Intimacy, to treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence (urine leaking) to post menopausal vaginal atrophy (burning, pain, etc). The surgical options include labial reduction and vaginal tightening. Having had the first laser workstation in Canada for vaginal tightening, and working in many different locations, he is probably the most expert provider in the field. (no official data).

Dr Abdel Hadi has been approached by laser companies in Canada for input and consultations, benefiting from his experience in Laser Vaginal Tightening.

Neringa Legyte

Medical Aesthetician and Laser Technician

Neringa graduated in (XXXX) from Vytautas Magnus University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Finance. During her career, Neringa noticed that women were struggling with their physical appearance and how it affected their daily lives. This experience began her journey to pursue a career in medical esthetics. Neringa is a 2016 graduate of Esthetics and Hairstyling College of Canada. She has also completed the most current advanced training in Hydrafacial therapy, IPL, and laser therapy. Neringa brings her cheerful, open, and caring personality along with her expert clinical skills to the team

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Ella Horodna

Registered Nurse Injector

Ella Horodna is a registered nurse with 18 years of experience. Graduated in 2000 she started her career as an IV nurse in the Oncology Hospital. Moved in 2002 to Canada she continued working as a registered nurse in a busy medical office assisting numerous physicians . From 2010 she expand her experience working with gynecologist Learning specific skills. Last 3 years Ella worked in the Baycrest Hospital. From 2017 joined our team nurses and doctors at Philosophy Of Beauty clinic. Ella holds diplomas and certificates in Botox and Dermal fillers techniques. She is also a laser hair removal specialist. Her area of expertise include variety of laser treatments specializing in vaginal rejuvenation and vaginal PRP procedures. Ella is a very passionate about medical aesthetics and providing very personal and gentle approach. Ella is dedicated mother of 7 children and likes spending her free time with family and friends. .

Sharon Cassar

Nurse Practitioner

Sharon Cassar, RN, MSN, FNP (C), is an experienced nurse with almost 30 years of clinical practice in many areas of health care. She graduated in 1987 from Kent State University with a degree in Nursing. Upon graduation, Sharon began working in a Children’s Hospital with children and their families. Over her career, Sharon has had the opportunity to gain clinical experience in many varied settings including intensive care, acute care, and clinic and community settings. Sharon went on to complete her Masters of Science in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner degree in 2015 and is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is committed to empowering clients to be educated, informed, and in control of their own health. Her passion is promoting individual self worth and an overall sense of wellbeing. Joining the Philosophy of Beauty team in 2016, Sharon brings her warm, caring, and holistic approach along with years of clinical expertise to the field of medical aesthetics.

Melania Magazani

Office Manager

Melania Magazani joined Philosophy of Beauty in May 2016 as our Office Administrator. Mila brings her passion and knowledge, along with several years of experience in the medical aesthetics industry. Having graduated with an advanced degree in Hospitality and Tourism, Mila consistently provides excellence in customer service, making your experience truly individualized.She manages and oversees the daily operations of the clinic with her careful attention to detail . Melania takes pride in her role and demonstrates the utmost in professionalism. Melania enjoys working with the Philosophy of Beauty team and shares her passion and dedication to excellence.

Kristina Kutsitaru

Senior Aesthetic Consultant

My name is Kristina. I graduated from the Linguistic University in Russia and I study Marketing and Sales in Canada. Moreover I have always been interested in beauty industry as I believe that people should pay attention to their appearance and look their best. So I can say without hesitation that I love working at Philosophy of Beauty as every day I enjoy being among co-thinkers, real professionals and simply great friends!

Christine Wickson

Nurse Practitioner Injector

Christine McGeachy is a Master’s educated Family Nurse Practitioner who works with clients in a variety of settings, virtually and in person, to manage their health and wellness. She has expertise in dermatology, dermal fillers and neuromodulators. Christine has been performing cosmetic injections for over 10 years and has been involved with teaching these skills to nurses and physicians for over 4 years. Christine obtained her family nurse practitioner Master’s degree from D’Youville in 2005 after practicing as an RN since 1997. She has taught in many undergraduate nursing programs at several Ontario colleges and universities.

Kateryna Gapon

Medical Aesthetician

Kateryna graduated in 2013 from Medical University in Ukraine and right after completed her residency as a Physician with a specialty in Neurology. From the beginning of her medical career, Kateryna realized that making others healthy and happy is the primary focus of her work. "People who feel beautiful are more inspired to succeed" says Kateryna as she continues to develop her professional skills. As she graduated from Aesthetic College in 2014 aesthetic medicine has become her passion. Kateryna is very happy to be a part of the Philosophy of Beauty team and helping people reach their beauty and health goals.

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