(Left to right) Pua Norris, Teresa Buenaflor, and Victoria Heydari

Our Mission

An apt translation, Bellassima means “very beautiful.” Indeed, our soothing retreat and boutique day spa (soon to be located in La Jolla overlooking a cove of the Pacific Ocean) is warm and lovely. In experienced and highly trained hands, our clients achieve very beautiful results: self-care that’s as good for the soul as it is for face and body.

Temporarily located in Point Loma, Bellassima Sea Spa is a full-service boutique day spa with a collective team of Licensed Master Aestheticians and Corrective Skincare Specialists. Our tranquil day spa has ultra-chic, ultra-comfortable treatment rooms that use only the finest spa linens and equipment. Bellassima Sea Spa has the latest in anti-aging products and techniques to address all your skincare concerns and deliver superior long-lasting results.

Teresa M. Buenaflor
Owner / Clinical Master Aesthetician, ITEC

Teresa is nationally certified and International Licensed Master Aesthetician with 20 years of clinical skincare experience. She shares, “I opened Bellassima Sea Spa to offer a warm and tranquil place where clients can get expert, professional skin care. I want the very best in my skin care and insist on it for my clients, with the latest organic and natural scientific products. Self-care is a tremendous gift to our health and beauty, and we treasure our role in helping clients achieve beautiful results.
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Pua Norris
Spa Manager, Licensed Aesthetician, Holistic Health Practitioner

As Spa Manager of Bellassima Sea Spa, Pua Norris is a dual licensed Aesthetician and Holistic Health Practitioner who specializes in the therapeutic technique of Hawaiian Lomi-Lomi massage. She actively works to bring the latest practices to her clients, and believes in a philosophy of nurturing and healing in her work ~ a core principle of Lomi-Lomi.
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Victoria Heydari
Lead Aesthetician / Clinical Master Aesthetician & Visagist – Makeup Artist Cidesco, ITEC

As Lead Aesthetician of Bellassima Sea Spa, Victoria Heydari is a Licensed Master Clinical Aesthetician who specializes in acne, anti-aging treatments, manual lymphatic drainage, corrective and visage makeup artistry. While attending medical school she fell in love with the physiology of the skin and redirected her studies to the Aesthetics program at University in Barcelona, Spain. She then studied visage makeup artistry in France and become an expert in her craft.
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