Our Esthetics Team

Judy

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Esthetics

Certified Microblading Artist

Advanced Certified Xtreme Lash Stylist


Judy McDonough reinvented her career over 15 years ago transitioning from health care to becoming a Certified Image Consultant and licensed Esthetician.  She prides herself in being on the cutting edge of her field and is dedicated to providing the highest quality services to her clients.  Judy specializes in skin care, creating the perfect brow arch, body waxing and lash extensions.

Judy believes that skin care is more than a facial and strives to change the way people view a facial one face at a time.  She takes time to get to know each of ther clients individual needs , their concerns and most importantly their skin.  Judy believes in building relationships with her clients and creating an exceptional experience for their health, beauty and wellness. 

In her spare time she enjoys cooking, spending time with family, working out and embracing every day.  She has 7 beautiful grandchildren Benedetta, Matthew, Gabriella, Kevin, Charley, Olivia and Thor. 


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@esthetic_expressions_by_judy

Brigette

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Esthetician

Certified Microblading Artist

Certified Xtreme Lash Stylish


Brigette has been a licensed Esthetician and Massage Therapist since 2002.  Her passion for knowledge in the dynamic, ever-changing skincare and massage industry ensures that she stays informed of the latest technologies, cutting edge ingredients and techniques in both skincare and massage, which she loves to share with her clients!

She specializes in results oriented skincare, makeup, waxing, lash extensions, brow/lash tinting and massage therapy.  Through professional treatments, client education and home care, she strives to create all over wellness for her clients.  She believes each client is an individual and customizes their service specifically for their needs, concerns and goals, thus creating an extraordinary experience for their mind, body, health and wellness while delivering results.

Brigette's love for the outdoors and the arts, as well as the new adventures in life, all bring her together with her husband, son, family, and friends.


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@brigette.loves.brows

Maura

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Esthetician

Certified Chemical Peel Specialist

 


Maura is a firm believer that great skin is rarely achieved with a one size fits all viewpoint. From customizing facial treatments to helping clients choose home skincare products; Maura is more than willing to take the time to help her clients achieve their dream skin. 

Since graduating esthetics school Maura has continued to build her knowledge in esthetics by learning chemical peels and microdermabrasion treatments. Staying up-to-date on the latest treatments and ingredients is extremely important to her in this fast changing field. She loves making people feel confident in their skin and plans to continue to grow her knowledge.

Maura is currently a student at Pennsylvania State University and studies communications. She believes being an effective communicator is an important quality that she carries over into her esthetics career. Maura is also a cat-mom and enjoys spending time outdoors, music, food and spending time with her family and friends.  


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@maura_esthiology

Our Massage Therapists

Laura

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Lead Massage Therapist

Licensed Massage Therapist

Certified Massage Cupping Practitioner

Piezo Trained


Laura is a graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy.  Her passion lies in neuromuscular and massage cupping.  She is certified in Prenatal, NRT, Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Hot Stone Massage. 


Laura is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Environmental Studies. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters and son.

Robert

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Licensed Massage Therapist 





 It took awhile for him to discover, but making people feel good through Massage Therapy is what Robert enjoys.  His goal is to promote natural health and wellness that integrates mind and body to provide a renewed sense of well being.  As well as Swedish and Deep Tissue, Robert also performs a number of different techniques including trigger point, myofascial, myoskeletal, reflexology, pre-natal, lymphatic drainage and hot stone massage.  He is a 16 year member of the International Massage Association.   

Katie

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 Licensed Massage Therapist





Katie has been a massage therapist since 1998 and an occupational therapist since 1992.  Her education in OT came from the University of Pittsburgh.  Her areas of expertise are joint replacements, cardiac care, arthritis, stroke, Parkinson's Disease and other orthopedic and neurological problems. For massage therapy, she had 2 years of private training at the Pittsburgh Center for Health.

Katie enjoys combining various techniques from her unique background to create a custom massage for her clients.  She's had training in pregnancy massage, manual lymph drainage, reiki, reflexology, myofacial release, healing stone massage, massage for clients with cancer and various other classes over the years.  Katie's goal is to help reduce stress and tension, create relaxation and educate as needed to improve health and a sense of well-being.  

Katie is married and has one son, whom she thoroughly enjoys.  In her spare time she walks her dog, practices yoga, gardens, loves being outdoors in the sunshine, and lives a healthy lifestyle as best she can.

Larry

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 Licensed Massage Therapist

Piezo Trained


Larry holds a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Pittsburgh and has a passion for physical activity and movement in all forms.  He studied at the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy and began his career in massage therapy in 2014. His training includes Swedish, Neuromuscular, and Sports massage.  Larry plans to add more modalities of massage to his repertoire in the future. His favorite aspect of massage is to work with people who are active and those looking to become more active.  He believes a healthy body breeds a healthy mind.

Larry enjoys sports of all kinds and his athletic background includes basketball, calisthenics training, soccer and marathon/ half-marathon training.

Rene

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Licensed Massage Therapist

Piezo Trained


Rene graduated from Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy in 1991. Since then, she has strived to achieve excellence in massage techniques in order to help her clients satisfy their health concerns. She does this by continually educating herself with various techniques such as Neuromuscular therapy, joint mobilization, Hot Stone massage, Swedish massage, Pregnancy massage and foot reflexology. Rene likes to use the combination of these skills to treat her clients, along with stripping techniques and stretches to help go deep into the muscles if need be, to release tension. She brings a diverse skill set and has worked with athletic, rehabilitation and relaxation settings.

 Rene is a very compassionate, caring person who lives in the surrounding area with  four beautiful children.  

Lori

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 Licensed Massage Therapist

Piezo Trained


Lori has been a massage therapist for over 10 years having graduated from The Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy in 2007. Her passion for massage therapy started after having been in a car accident and received regular massage as treatment. Experiencing first hand the benefits of massage she knew this was the career for her.

Lori is always interested in expanding her knowledge and training in new modalities, most recently getting certified in Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage. She also specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy massage, Hot Stone and Reflexology. 

When not at work healing and promoting relaxation on clients she spends her time with family and friends and her 2 French Bulldogs Napoleon and Kip. 

Jessie

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Licensed Massage Therapist

Certified Massage Cupping Practitioner


Having worked for eight years as a Physical therapist assistant in the sports/orthopedic rehabilitation setting, Jessie decided to expand her career and become a licensed massage therapist. She graduated from CCAC’s massage program in 2017 and has been actively practicing since.

Jessie is passionate about utilizing a variety of techniques to provide each client with a customized massage experience. She is trained in deep tissue work, sports massage, cupping, trigger point, Swedish, reflexology and prenatal massage. Jessie’s goal is to provide relief, relaxation, and an overall improved sense of well-being.

Jessie loves to be very active and enjoys living a healthy lifestyle. She does Crossfit and has trained for various races including the Pittsburgh Half marathon and obstacle course races. She enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, and sharing her passion for health and fitness with others.  

Ali

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Licensed Massage Therapist

Piezo Trained


Ali’s passion for life has always been present in her appreciation for music, photography and self discovery. Despite her zest for life she struggled with connecting to a traditional career path.  After a series of troubling experiences she found herself on her friend’s massage table receiving her first massage. The compassion that she experienced from therapeutic touch and the realization of the craft inspired her to pursue her journey as a therapist. Shortly thereafter she graduated from Pittsburgh Technical College in 2018.

Ali’s years of customer service experience is made evident in her ability to make meaningful connections with her clients. She is attracted to both the clinical and the relaxation side of massage and is always excited to work with clients on their specific needs. Ali is a strong advocate of self care and leads by example with her growing yoga practice and sense of respect for self and others.

She spends most of her time going to CrossFit, spending time with friends and family, and staying inspired.

Margie

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 Licensed Massage Therapist


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