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Over 10 years of


and education

Qualifications and Experience
  • Expertise in European facials, medical microdermabrasion, medical grade chemical peels, fruit enzyme treatments, and mineral make-up application

  • Certified in laser treatments, including hair removal, skin rejuvenation collagen remodeling and vein removal

  • Extensive knowledge in several medical skin care lines and various cosmeceuticals, including make-up

  • Experience in skin care consultations and education on at-home regimens

  • Customized corrective facials, chemical peels, eyebrow shaping and waxing

  • Individual facial treatments which include deep cleansing, skin care analysis, exfoliation, steaming, extractions, a customized masque treatment, as well as facial, neck, décolletage, arm and hand massage

  • Laser hair removal, laser vein removal, IPL, scar revision, tissue tightening medical grade microdermabrasion, dermaplaning and a wide variety of chemical peels used to correct acne improve hyperpigmentation, acne scarring, deep lines and wrinkle

  • Expertise in retailing and prescribing several medical skin care lines, including Obagi, Epionce, Revision Skincare, Rhonda Allison, Sircuit Cosmeceuticals, SkinCeuticals, Therapon Skin Health and Young Pharmaceuticals

  • Pre- and post-cosmetic surgery skin care consultation and treatment in support of physician/PA procedures, including face-lists, injectables and acne or rosacea treatments

  • Advertising and marketing of the skin care services and products, including spokesperson for TV commercials, radio, print ads, hosted special events, donated and promoted services to fundraisers and special events in the Des Moines area

  • Hosted and leading spokesperson at monthly office seminars and workshop presentations designed to educate clients on procedures, skin care conditions and products

  • Revenue generation of over $225,000 in 2014 as sole provider of product sales and aesthetic/laser services

  • Webinar trainings in Acne, Aging, Chemical peels, and Corrective Facials with Rhonda Allison

  • Con Ed Chemical Peels, Dermaplaning, Mineral Make-up Application, Council Bluffs, IA

  • Advanced Medical Aesthetics Course, True University, Chicago, IL

  • Cutera Laser Symposium and Training, Chicago, IL

  • Dr. Devine Private Laser Training (Cutera Laser), Des Moines, IA

  • Obagi Skin Care Training/Blue Peel Certification, Minneapolis, MN

  • Advanced Training Las Vegas Trade Show, Las Vegas, NV

  • Graduate of Marinello School of Beauty, Los Angeles, CA

Work History
  • August 2014 to present: Owner/Aesthetician, HEALthy Skin by Stephanie, Inc., West Des Moines, IA

  • May 2007 to Fall 2016: Aesthetician, Certified Laser Technician, Director of Medical Skin Care Center Product Knowledge, Heartland Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Eugene Cherny, M.D., Des Moines, IA

  • July 2005 – February 2006: Aesthetician, Gabi Skin Studios, West Hollywood, CA

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