Director, Owner, Medical Aesthetician & Published Author
With a professional, friendly approach and confidential treatment, Bozana Skojo combines the art of healing with a sophisticated appreciation of aesthetics. She understands the subtle relationship between looking one’s best and feeling one’s best and is acutely aware of the power of perception and it’s significant contribution to the client’s overall feeling of wellness. She is an energetic entrepreneur, who is committed to providing the highest levels of care and service in aesthetic services.
With her strong entrepreneurial instincts and finely tuned sense of timing, Bozana turned her attention towards laser hair removal, a brand new cosmetic treatment whilst still performing her signature aesthetic treatments in a high-end spa. In June 2003, Bozana opened Laser Spa Group, one of the first clinics for laser hair removal in Canada! Capitalizing on her extensive knowledge base and skill sets she still performs various services at the clinic, however Bozan’s full time involvement also means that she continues to direct all of the administration, marketing, and business development of the Medical Spa and Training Programs.
Developing several Laser Training Programs, Bozana and her Clinical Educators instruct in her Medical Spa for a real-life atmosphere for students. This aspect of her business furthers her commitment in the industry and help those wishing to get into the business of Medical Aesthetics. With her unique perspective and experience from a clinical and management consultant standpoint, Bozana Skojo educates students on patient/client experience and the concierge way of doing an aesthetic business and also recommends strategies for entering and remaining competitive in the continually evolving cosmetic rejuvenation world.
In the early years, Bozana has developed her experience and expertise by studying the field of Aesthetics and Cosmetology and receiving Honours Diploma as an Aethetician, Cosmetologist and Makeup Artist at the Alexandrian Institute, and received the distinguished honour as Student of the Year. The next field of study included Laser Hair Removal, receiving Certification and training with Clarion Medical Technologies. Bozana is also certified as a Micropigmentation Specialist and Permanent Makeup Artist at the Micropigmentation Centre with Pat Gauthier & Certified in Microblading with Lash Forever Canada. She is Certified in all Aveda Skin, Body, Lifestyle and Makeup Courses offered at Collega for Aveda. She has also been trained at the world’s leading postgraduate facility, The International Dermal Institute for Dermalogica Skin Classes. Certified as a Eyelash Extension Specialist and Advanced Training with Misencil. Certified with Solta Medical, for successful training with Fraxel and Clear and Brilliant Lasers. Certification in several M.A.C. Pro Master training classes including Editorial Makeup and Airbrushing Techniques. Her last field of study includes Spa Business, and is a Certified Spa Director at Spas 2b. Bozana has also participated in several educational seminars and expositions including Aveda Congress in Minneapolis, webinars and educational seminars with Clarion Medical technologies and Lumenis. Certification with Silhouete-Tone for Lumicell Wave 6 Cellulite and Body Contouring Treatments, and Certification with Vasculyse Treatments with Silhouete-Tone. Certified as CoolSculpting Specialist with Zeltiq, and attended CoolSculpting University in Virginia. Certified in Medical Microneedling with Nordic Selfcare, Dermaspark, Vaginal Rejuvenation with Viveve, Sciton BBLs, PicoWay Tattoo Removal, CLO with the International Laser Academy with Lorenzo Kunze.
Bozana is a sought after speaker for many aesthetic colleges for her passion and love of the business, to help encourage and inspire those entering the field of aesthetics and continually ranks among the top 10% profile views on the network of LinkedIn among her colleagues/connections.
Laser Spa Group has also been nominated for the Hamilton Spectators Reader’s Choice Awards for Favourite Laser Hair Removal Business 15 years in a row, and Bozana has been voted Best Medical Aesthetican 2016. Laser Spa Group has won the prestigious TOP CHOICE AWARD for TOP Laser Clinic 2016 and 2017, and earned the front cover of the Ontario Day Spa and Cosmetic Service Magazine 2016 and featured editorial. Bozana was recognized as one of the Top 10 Makeup Artists in Canada by placing a Finalist for Canadian Hairdresser Magazine for Makeup Artist of the Year. Laser Spa Group was Nominee in the Top 3 Category of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Small Business Excellence Award 2017, and became the Winner of the Outstanding Small Business Award Recipient of 2021 for the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. Bozana has also been awarded the Winner for Entrepreneur of the Year – for the Canadian Croatian Chamber of Commerce 2017. Lastly, Bozana was the 2017 Nominee for the RBC Women of Influence Award, CHCH Bronze Business Excellence Award, Three Best Rated Top 3 Med Spa in Hamilton from 2015-2021, Software Savant Winner in DaySmart’s 2021 Small Business Brilliance Awards.
Career history and positions held with title include: CityLine Television with Eric DelMonaco for Fashion Fridays. She has worked with Celebrity Hairstylist JIE and had the pleasure of also working with Nelly Furtado. She has appeared several times on CHCH, including CH Morning Live and quoted in The Hamilton Spectator and Spa Inc. about the Beauty Industry. Freelance Makeup Artist for CBC TV, Hamilton Magazine, several Fashion Shows and with various photographers. She has also had the privilege and pleasure of being the Makeup Artist for all her dear friends for special occasions, and most importantly their wedding days, over the past 20 years.
Bozana has also published her first book, ‘Don’t Get Mad, Get Successful’. Her book is available online at amazon in paperback, kindle and audiobook. Bozana wrote her book to help inspire other entrepreneurs that may go through some setbacks and challenges in their path to fulfillment in their chosen careers. This is not your average ‘self-help’ book. She was hoping to share some of the lessons she has learned throughout her life. She hopes that in sharing her experiences with a wider audience, she can help people to avoid making some of the mistakes she made & find a clearer path to self-fulfillment and happiness.