While most young girls were playing “dress-up” with their dolls, Colombian-born Dora Valderruten was already fantasizing about becoming a nail technician by shaping, buffing, and painting her friends’ fingernails.

What began as a childhood dream – working in the beauty industry – became a reality in 1998 when Dora realized she needed to find flexible work to make ends meet. Dora earned her cosmetology degree and immediately began working independently. Shortly after, Dora moved from Colombia to the United States, where she attended school to become a nail technician in 2003. Later on, in 2006 she went to school where she specialized in treatment for acne and anti-aging. Dora, was far from done she decided to also go back to school to become electrologist and Laser Technician in 2013. Being the go-getter she is she became an all around aesthetician to make every one of her clients feel beautiful.

Finally, in 2013 Dora made true another lifelong dream and became a business owner – in2U Beauty Bar was born. Conveniently, located in the Coconut Grove neighborhood, the haute hideaway caters to guests looking for the latest and greatest in beauty treatments – all services provided in a warm, relaxed and intimate ambiance. Dora offers a wide selection of services like skin-care treatments, massage, and laser hair removal. Rest assured because each of these services are performed flawlessly!

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