The Gotham ProTeam
Chris Coffee Owner, Gotham Beauty Lounge
Chris Coffee is the visionary and creative force behind Gotham Beauty Lounge. Stemming from Gotham Skincare, the renowned skincare and makeup facility on 57th Street, his vision was to open a place for those time-crunched New Yorkers who are looking for the very best beauty products, services and the ultimate results. The former professional ballet dancer is no stranger to getting glammed up as he has worked with some of the most premiere dance companies and has graced the largest stages such as the New York State Theatre. His background in show business led him to being the Creative Producer for many of the fashion shows by the legendary fashion label, Heatherette which have had faces like Naomi Campbell, Ellen Degeneres, Pam Anderson, and Kelly Osbourne graced the runway. Chris stays with the current trends in both the cosmetic and medical skincare worlds, always keeping Gotham at the forefront of the newest technologies and bringing in some of the strongest and most effective products in the industry. His passion for skincare and beauty prompted him to create his own line of Gotham Beauty Lounge skincare and cosmetics, all mineral based.
Brian A. Bonanni, MD Medical Director
Dr. Bonanni is a world-renowned ophthalmologist who specializes in oculoplastic procedures and skincare research. He is noted for his artistic facility and aesthetic sense with injectables like Botox and dermal fillers. Having trained with some of the leading facial plastic surgeons, he was educated at Princeton, NYU and Duke and has a large following in both New York and Los Angeles. As director of CaliforniaLaser centers, he was sought out as the cosmetic doctor for the movie and entertainment industry. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, is a Diamond Obagi Skincare Provider, and an instructor in Advanced Injection techniques.
Mickayla PenceMakeup Artist
Mickayla Pence is an established makeup artist with a Master's Certification from the MAKE UP FOR EVER Academy NY. She has an outstanding knowledge of current beauty trends, the latest products, and the newest application methods. Throughout her career, she has humbly worked with celebrity clients such as Singer, Ashanti &emdash; Rapper, Method Man &emdash; Tony Award winning actress, Christine Ebersole &emdash; and MTV's Catfish the TV show host, Nev Schulman. Her passion for makeup is pervasive and her talents undeniable. She specializes in clean looking makeup and skin with a flawless finish. Her well rounded abilities as an artist have allowed her to not only excel in beauty makeup, but also special effects and body painting.