A Good Influence with Rosie L. Dambruck


Licensed esthetician Rosie L. Dambruck is the spa director at Hibiscus Spa at the Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa in St. Maarten, and has been in the spa and beauty industry for more than 18 years. She considers herself to be a beauty advocate with an eye for detail.

Q: What has been the highlight of your career?

A: “I had an ongoing bylined beauty page for five years in a local Dominican Republic magazine, where I wrote articles about beauty and health. During my career, I also had the pleasure of performing treatments for celebrities in 2009, such as Ananda Lewis, LL Cool J and Mary J. Blige.”

Life mentor

“My dad—he is such an inspiration. He is a poet, so his view of life and perception of beauty inspires me every day.”

Catering to clients

“To stay current, I focus on delivering quality and personalized service to ensure guest satisfaction to go above and beyond, and identify ways to improve a guest’s experience.”

Favorite treatment

“There are so many treatments that I enjoy, although, facials and aromatherapy massages are at the top.”

Finding inspiration

“The diversity of the industry and the creative aspects ... I’m mostly inspired by the products out there and my client as a canvas. Often something new inspires me and fuels my passion for my career.”

Life outside of skin care

“My other passion is design and decor, and I have just finished refreshing the Hibiscus Spa treatment rooms at the Westin.”

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