meet our team

Our team at The Skin Apothecary consists of medically trained clinicians and advanced laser technicians as well as professional office personnel. As one of our patients put it in her review, our “friendly and uplifting” staff will make you feel like “you’re hanging out with a bunch of your best lady friends!”

Learn more about our team and their qualifications by viewing their bios below!

Shawna – Owner

Shawna Biava is owner of The Skin Apothecary. She and her family are avid outdoor enthusiasts! In her spare time, you can find Shawna boating, hiking, paddle boarding, skiing, or biking along the green belt. She is also a Crossfit athlete and has competed in numerous competitions over the last 12 years. Shawna has called Star her home for the last 3 years and loves meeting new people and sharing her love of esthetics with clients of all ages. 

Allie Layton – Laser Specialist

Allie Layton is an advanced certified laser specialist who has worked in the industry since 2014. She loves all things laser and loves helping men and women look and feel rejuvenated. With each client, her goal is always to offer the best possible results.

Allie is a mother to five children and grandmother to three. Outside of work, you can find Allie on her ranch riding tractors and feeding horses or at barrel races watching her kids compete.

Amber - Esthetician

Amber has a passion for esthetics.  After becoming an esthetician three years ago, Amber opened her own practice performing all manner of esthetic services.  We often hear clients raving about Amber's facials, commenting that it was the best they have ever had!  In her off time, Amber likes to spend time with her husband and four sons camping and attending concerts.

Dayna – Office Manager

Dayna Linderman is returning to our office again as our office manager after ten years of raising her three children. Previously, she was a commissioned bank examiner for the FDIC. Dayna moved to Idaho in 2020 with her husband of over 20 years, and they are thrilled to be a part of the Star, ID community.

In her free time, Dayna enjoys cooking and baking sourdough bread, taking her dogs for long walks while she listens to audiobooks, and exploring her new state, especially through camping!  She has 16 chickens and 4 sheep in addition her children and dogs.

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