Diana Yerkes

Lead Esthetician


Diana Yerkes is Lead Esthetician at Rescue Spa NYC. Diana’s focus on relationship-based services along with her personable and intuitive spirit puts clients at ease and allows serenity to envelop you. Her calming presence radiates her love of natural beauty and wellness. Known for her firm yet gentle touch, positive outlook and endless energy, her facial massage is heavily influenced by Lifting and Sculpting techniques. Through each treatment, she provides her clients with high quality results while promoting deep relaxation along the way. Diana enjoys taking on the challenge of making clients’ skin look better and, in return, helping them feel better about themselves. “Confidence is beautiful, and it comes from how we see ourselves and present ourselves to the world. My role as a skincare professional is to educate you on a proper skincare regimen and help you find your best self through wellness, treatment guidance, and nutrition.” Customizing facial treatments to the individual clients’ needs is one of Diana’s specialties. Her gentle touch and eye for precision are also evident in her wax services. She strives for a painless experience even with the most nervous of waxing clients.

Education and knowledge are highly important to her as she evolves her craft. She received her esthetics education from The Aveda Institute, International Dermal Institute and continues education with personal training from Danuta Mieloch. Throughout her experiences, Diana has developed her philosophy of organic connection, emphasizing the relationship between health, natural living and the use of high-performance beauty products with the highest quality ingredients. Her extensive training, knowledge, and passion for the beloved Biologique Recherche line make her a strong asset for those needing to design a comprehensive home- care regimen.

Diana’s commitment to serving others began at a young age. She was born in Eastern Europe into a Moldovan family of entrepreneurs whose service-industry businesses helped build the community. Diana always knew she was going to follow a similar career path and pursued a degree in hospitality while attending university. She made the transition to life in America in 2006 and has not stopped learning since. Diana has worked in some of the most prestigious hotels and spas on both coasts of the United States and mastered the intricacies of the customer service industry while pursuing her esthetician career. Embrace your beauty from within and rejuvenate your spirit with Diana.



“Diana was not only knowledgeable, passionate and inspired, but she made me feel as though I was the only customer that she would see all day. She really cared about every aspect of my health and comfort.” – Stacey M.

“My experience at Rescue Spa has been nothing short of fantastic. The facility itself is clean, chic, and beautiful. And each staff member I’ve spoken with has been warm and accommodating. After scheduling my first facial at Rescue last fall with Diana, I became hooked. Diana is not only a highly skilled and knowledgeable esthetician, but she’s very personable too. She took the time to learn about my skin concerns and gave me personalized recommendations and education throughout the process. The facial experience itself was incredibly relaxing, and the conversation with Diana was so enjoyable – it felt like I was learning about skincare from an old friend. I got the Microdermabrasion facial, and came out glowing! In addition, Diana helped me pick out a few products that have truly made a positive difference in my ongoing skincare routine. I had such a wonderful experience that I bought my sister a gift card for a facial as her Christmas present. After her first Rescue visit, she agreed that it was the best facial she’s ever had. I will be coming back to Rescue regularly, and wholeheartedly recommend this spa!” – Erica C.

“Best facial and waxing from Diana. I see Diana every 4 weeks for a wax and try to go seasonal for a Facial. I wish I could go more for a facial. When I get micros my skin is absolutely GLOWING!! I never get post Facial breakouts from it either. I have VERY sensitive skin but Diana always knows the right products to use on me. Diana also is just a great person. Sometimes waxing can get awkward but she is so professional and quick that you really don’t even realize what’s going on! She is not only extremely knowledgeable on all the products at Rescue Spa but she knows just about every skincare product out there! It’s nice having options and she doesn’t make you feel as though you can only achieve great skin by using rescue only products. I will never see anyone else. Whether she likes it or not she’s stuck with me for life!!” – Caitlin L.

“I love Rescue Spa! I live in Philadelphia and have been seeing Diana for a while now. When she told me she would be moving to New York to help open Rescue over there I had to follow her. Not only is she such a sweet kind soul and professional, but she is also an amazing esthetician! She has introduced me to the world of skincare, cured my oily-combination skin. I hardly wear makeup anymore because I feel confident in my own skin now, all because of her! One of the products she uses on my skin is call P50, best balancing lotion! changed my life! seriously! If anyone is looking for an aesthetician that knows her stuff I highly recommend seeing Diana, you won’t regret it” – Holland V.

“I’ve worked as a nurse in dermatology for many years and have always been a little skeptical about the benefits of facials if you’re using the right products. Since I was given a gift certificate for a facial I thought I might as well! By chance, there was a cancellation and I was able to be matched with Diana. She was on time, friendly and really knew her dermatology! I felt comfortable with her skin assessment and recommendations. I upgraded to microderm at her suggestion and I’m so glad I did. After one treatment, I have noticed an improvement in my skin texture and coloring. I started using the P50 and I’m loving it. I’ve already made appointments with Diana for July and August. Thank you Rescue and Diana!” – Cara C.

“Great results from BioLift Facial. Diana was wonderful and knowledgeable. I had a noticeable difference from my facial. She explained the process at every phase and made great recommendations about how I can maintain my skin. Will definitely come back.” – Maggie H.



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