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Dr. Aubrey Copeland, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Copeland serves as our medical director under the State of Colorado Rule 800. He oversees and delegates all medical procedures and is available upon request for all clients.

Christina Verg, Owner
L.E., L.M.T., C.L.P.

Master AEstheticiaN

CERTIFIED LASER PROFESSIOnAL

ADVANCED CERTIFIED NOVALASH EYELASH EXTENSIONIST

MAKEUP ARTIST

Christina Verg, Aesthetician

Since 2010, Christina has worked to become Fort Collins' most educated Aesthetician. In all areas of the job, ongoing growth and learning is one of her top priorities.

A little bit about me:

My family moved to the area when I was 10 years old, and Wellington was home until 2005. After graduating from Poudre High School I went to CSU and majored in Human Development and Family Studies. During my college years I worked for Poudre School District as an Office Manager in Operations. After 16 years it was time to make a change, and the day my son was born was the day that my life changed forever, personally and professionally! The Aveda Institute Denver happened to be the only school in Colorado that offers a dual license program, so I was able to graduate as a Licensed Aesthetician and Licensed Massage Therapist. Since graduation, I have gained as many additional certifications as possible! I believe learning is a lifelong venture, and we have a responsibility to ourselves to keep seeking more information wherever possible.

I am a mother of two and have an amazing boyfriend. My favorite things include concerts, reading, photography, and cooking. My family recently inherited a 1901 piano from my grandfather, so in 2017 my plan is to learn how to play it!

CERTIFICATIONS

2016 - Rejuvapen Microneedling Training

2015 - Volume Upgrade Lash Certification
Minkys

2013 - Certified Laser Professional
Allied Health Association

2013 - Chemical Peels Certification
College of Intl. Esthetics

2012 - Advanced Certified Lash Extensionist
NovaLash

2011 - Certified Lash Extensionist
NovaLash

2011 - Microdermabrasion Certification
College of Intl. Esthetics

2011 - Licensed Esthetician (License #614549)
State of Colorado

2011 - Licensed Massage Therapist (License #11566)
State of Colorado

2011 - Dual Spa Certificate
Aveda Institute Denver

2000 - Bachelor of Science
Colorado State University

SKILLS AND PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

Platlet Rich Plasma

Microneedling

Novalash Permanent Eyelash Extensions, Advanced Certified

Minkys Volume Upgrade Certified

SkinCeuticals Dermaplaning

Superficial and Medium Depth Chemical Peels

Crystal and Diamond-Tip Microdermabrasion

Latisse Lash Liason

doTerra Essential Oils

Intensive Brow and Lash Tinting

Full Body waxing, including bikini and brazilians

Cutera Xeo Laser

  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Laser Genesis
  • IPL
  • Toenail Fungus

Massage Therapy

  • Swedish, Pre-Natal, Hot Stone, Myofascial, etc.
  • Reflexology

Makeup Application for print, bridal, and runway

 

Jennifer Freeman, R.N., B.S.N.

Injections Specialist

A graduate of Arizona State University School of Nursing in 1997, I spent my first years of nursing in pediatric oncology and emergency room nursing.  In 2000 I had the incredible opportunity to work with the world sought after plastic surgeon, Dr. Sam T Hamra in Dallas, TX. His development of the composite facelift and his expertise in the anatomy of the face helped sway me towards facial aesthetics. 

I have completed training in botulinum toxin and dermal fillers through the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and I am a member of this prestigious training academy. But I am not done...I continue to train with AAFE in advanced techniques.  My goal is to become an instructor with AAFE.

SKILLS AND PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

LIra Clinical Skincare

Cutera Xeo Laser

  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Laser Genesis
  • IPL
  • Toenail Fungus

Dermaplaning

Microneedling

Platelet Rich Plasma

Allergan Product Knowledge (Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, Kybella, Latisse)

Xeomin

Dysport

CERTIFICATIONS

2017 - Dermaplaning Certification

2017 - Advanced Cleansing Manipulations and Facial Massage

2016 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support

2016 - Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support

2016 - EPIC Injectable Training, Allergan

2016 - Volbella Injector Certification

2016 - Voluma Injector Certification

2016 - Kybella Injector Certification

YEAR - Level I Injector Training, AAFE

1997 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Arizona State University

 

Megan Baptist, L.E.

MEDICAL AESTHETICIAN, LASH SPECIALIST

Megan is always seeking ongoing education. In addition to her esthetics licenses, Megan is studying to become a Certified Laser Professional and going to school to become a Dermatologist. While she is in school she is going to continue to be a strong partner on our team!

 

SKILLS AND PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

Murad

Biopelle 

Dermalogica 

Lira

Bioelements

Sanitas

Platlet Rich Plasma

Microneedling

Novalash Permanent Eyelash Extensions

Dermaplaning

Superficial and Medium Depth Chemical Peels

Crystal and Diamond-Tip Microdermabrasion

Essential Oils

Intensive Brow and Lash Tinting

Full Body waxing, including bikini and brazilians

Makeup Application for print, bridal, and runway

certifications

2017 - Dermaplaning Certification

2017 - Advanced Cleansing Manipulations and Facial Massage Techniques

2016 - Eyelash Extensions Certification

2013 - Licensed Esthetician Hair Dynamics Education Center 

2013 - Microdermabrasion Certification Hair Dynamics Education Center 

2013 - Chemical Exfoliation Certification Hair Dynamics Education Center 

2013 - certified Makeup Artist Hair Dynamics Education Center 

2014 - Advanced training in hyperpigmentation and aging skin International Dermal Institute 

2014 - Master Wax Technician 

2015 - Intensive eyelash training 

2016 - Dermaplaning 

2016 - Rejuvapen microneedling

2016 - First Aid and CPR Front Range Community College 

Biology Major - Biomedical sciences - Premedicine

 

Dawn Gilstrap, L.E., P.M.A.

Microblading Specialist

Dawn has an extensive background in the private travel and skincare industry and is seasoned at delivering an unparalleled customer service experience. Dawn has an associate degree in Arts and Sciences and became a licensed esthetician in 2004 after attending Ogle Cosmetology School in Dallas, TX. In 2010 an unexpected health complication took away her eyebrows, which drove her to pursue an advanced aesthetic career in permanent make-up. In 2012 she opened her own skincare and permanent makeup business to restore confidence and esthetic beauty to the locals of Fort Collins, Colorado.

Skills and Product Knowledge

Biopelle

Cool Sculpting Laser

Q-Switch

Pico Way

Exlilis 

Electrolysis

Dermaceuticals

Murad

MAC Makeup

Microneedling

Dermaplaning

Superficial and Medium Depth Chemical Peels

Crystal and Diamond-Tip Microdermabrasion

Intensive Brow and Lash TintingCMakeup Application for print, bridal, and runway

Certifications

2017 - Dermaplaning Certification

2017 - Advanced Cleansing Manipulations and Facial Massage Techniques

2015 - Cool Sculpting Certification

2010 - Electrolysis Certification

2010 - Permanent Makeup Certification
Beauty Mark

2005 - Microdermabraision
Ogle School of Skin and Hair

2005 - Chemical Peels
Ogle School of Skin and Hair

2005 - Esthetics Program
Ogle School of Skin and Hair

1996 - Associates in Art and Science
Tacoma CC

 

 

 

Jenny Harrison, R.N., F.N.P.-BC

Injections Specialist

Certifications

2017 - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

2017 - Basic Life Support

2014 - Master of Science, Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, Regis University

2013 - Botox and Filler Injector, National Laser Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada

2001 - Bachelor of Science in Nursing, UNC

1997 - Bachelor of Science, Major in Exercise and Sport Science, CSU

My home state is Nebraska, however I moved to Fort Collins, Colorado after high school to attend Colorado State University, where I graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sport Science.  I then went on to pursue my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado in 2001.  I immensely enjoyed working as a Registered Nurse for 13 plus years in the areas of obstetrics, dialysis, pain management, GI, and pre and post-operative surgery.  The friendships formed and the bonds made between my patient population and the incredible and gifted nurses I had the privilege of working beside every day will never be forgotten.  I then went on to pursue my Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Regis University and graduated with honors in 2014.  I currently work at Western Nephrology where l provide medical care to those with chronic kidney disease and associated illnesses, including diabetes and hypertension management to name just a few.

My passion has always been health, wellness and preventative health care.  I take pride in putting my health first as I realize that properly taking care of myself results in me being a better mom, spouse and friend.  I want to be a positive role model and one that not only my children look up to but those who I cross paths with each and every day of my life see and want to emulate. 

I enjoy spending my free time with my 2 beautiful daughters, Emma and Ella, trail running with my 2 Labradors and significant other, Lee Arnold, mountain biking, music concerts, reading, movies, and doing absolutely nothing except taking in the Colorado beauty that surrounds us each and every day.  With each year that passes, the more simplistic my needs become and the more thankful I am with the blessings I have been granted.  There is something to say about living simply and how happy you can become.

 

Tess Hillsten, L.E.

Medical Aesthetician

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CERTIFICATIONS

Esthetics license

Dermaplaning

Microneedling 

Microdermabrasion

Massage and Body Mechanics

Acne Solutions Course

Sanita's Product Knowledge

I am a Colorado native, I grew up near downtown Denver where I had the opportunity to train as an athlete and eventually earn a swimming scholarship to a University. I came home with a new perspective on life and the realization that I needed follow my true passions. Eventually I earned my Aesthetics license from IBMC and started towards a future I am very excited about. I have found that there is no better feeling than helping a friend realize their own beauty and confidence, which is why I love what I do so much. I am always trying to learn as much as I can in order to become a true leader in this industry. My ambition is always to put my clients on the best path to reach their goals while leaving them relaxed and ready to take on the rest of the world. We forget so often that loving ourselves is a necessity. Balance between mind, body, and spirit is often put on the back burner and forgotten. I want to encourage change in the mindsets of the people around me because the brighter each of us shines the more beautiful the world around us becomes.

IN PROGRESS

Lash Extensions

Laser Certification

Chemical Peel

Le Mieux Product Knowledge

Biopelle Product Knowledge