Santa Monica: 310-566-0858 | Portland: 971-303-8060 | Lake Oswego: 503-902-6337

OUR TEAM

 

“If you want to go fast, go alone.

If you want to go far, go together.”

-African Proverb

From our Injection Specialists, to our Management team, to our Aesthetic Consultants- we know that we’re better together.

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MEET OUR INJECTION SPECIALISTS

 

LOVELY C. LABAN GNP-C MSN

LOVELY C. LABAN GNP-C MSN

Santa Monica & Portland Injection Specialist

Lovely C. Laban GNP-C MSN is Co-Founder and Clinical Director of Skin by Lovely, a top 10 Allergan APP account with offices in Lake Oswego, OR, Portland, OR and Santa Monica, CA.

Lovely received her Masters of Nursing degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. Nationally Certified in Gerontology; she studied the aging process in depth, and applies this knowledge to treat the effects that aging has on the skin. Her Nursing Degree is from Seattle Pacific University.

Raised on a commune outside of Seattle, Mrs. Laban grew up in a typical Pacific Northwest family that believed that ‘natural’ is always more beautiful. It is this idea that guides both her and Skin by Lovely’s aesthetic principles; centered on getting natural-looking results that don’t leave patients looking ‘done’.

A dedicated educator, with a focus on only facial aesthetic injectables and topical skin care; Mrs. Laban is proud to have served on Allergan’s ACE training team for the past five years, and thrilled to be a member of the elite ACE meeting faculty. She has presented at conferences such as the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nursing, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery Nursing, as well as a number of regional scientific meetings. Lovely is also a trainer for Galderma Laboratories, L.P.

Mrs. Laban has been featured as an expert source for investigative news stories about aesthetic injectable patient safety on NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX affiliates. She has been featured in Town and Country Magazine, USA Today, and The Oregonian.

A nature lover, avid traveler and self-described foodie; in her personal time Lovely can be found enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Jake, and their daughter, Ondine and son, Orson.

MARISSA B. ABDO MS RN CANS

MARISSA B. ABDO MS RN CANS

Santa Monica Sr. Injection Specialist and Clinical Administrator

Mrs. Abdo is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist who completed her nursing degree at Arizona State University, where she attended on academic scholarship & graduated Cum Laude. Marissa continued her formal studies in Europe; earning a Master of Science degree at prestigious City University in London. Marissa is a national trainer for Galderma, training clinicians from around the U.S. on the use of Restylane, Perlane, and Dysport.

Marissa held acute care positions at renowned hospitals in New York and Arizona where she developed a wide-ranging and diverse clinical background. During this time, facial aesthetics and skin care became a special area of fascination for her; later developing into a passion. She acted on this passion and joined the practice of one of Arizona’s most distinguished plastic surgeons. During this time, she gained exposure to a range of aesthetic procedures, which she provides here at Skin by Lovely™.

Marissa’s passion is discovering her patients’ unique aesthetic goals, and working with them to develop a plan to make these goals a reality. Beyond her clinical expertise, Marissa’s greatest talent is her ability to recognize each patient’s natural beauty and help them develop a plan to restore the youthful and refreshed look that we all desire. Marissa is loved by her patients for her aesthetic philosophy, combined with her warm and friendly personal style.

STACEY PHELPS MPA PA-C

STACEY PHELPS MPA PA-C

Santa Monica Injection Specialist and Training Manager

Stacey is known by her patients as a compassionate health care provider. She received her undergraduate degree from UCLA in 2004 and graduated from the Master’s Level Physician Assistant program at Samuel Merritt University in 2008. During her professional career prior to joining Skin by Lovely she specialized in facial rejuvenation, dermatology, and general medicine in the San Francisco area with a recent focus on “wholistic” dermatology after returning to Los Angeles in early 2012. Stacey is a national trainer for Galderma, training clinicians from around the U.S. on the use of Restylane, Perlane, and Dysport.

With extensive education and training to match her artistic judgment, she strategically administers cosmetic injectables. In fact, Stacey honed her clinical skills with facial fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments at one of the busiest & most reputable aesthetic practices in San Francisco: under the advanced training of major manufacturers such as Allergan, Medicis, and Merz.

Board certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants, Stacey also maintains membership with the American Association of Physician Assistants, California Academy of Physicians Assistants, and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, through which she continues her education learning and applying the newest advancements in skin health and aesthetics. Stacey is committed to enhancing her patients’ natural, unique appearances through cosmetic skin treatments, as well as facilitating a graceful and natural aging process.

MORGAN RENFRO RN

MORGAN RENFRO RN

Santa Monica Injection Specialist

Morgan was born and raised in Arizona where she grew up loving gymnastics and cheerleading. This led her to the beautiful island of Hawaii where she spent close to five years as a competitive cheerleader. While in Hawaii, Morgan learned to appreciate natural beauty all around her- both in nature and in each and every individual.
Morgan graduated with her nursing degree from Carrington College in Arizona. She has been working in the field of aesthetics for over two years mastering injectables as well as skincare. She is certified through American Aesthetics Association of Medicine & Surgery and has completed multiple trainings with Allergan Inc., Galderma S.A., as well as CosmoFrance Inc..

BRITTANY LEHMANN PA-C

BRITTANY LEHMANN PA-C

Santa Monica Injection Specialist

Brittany is a board certified Physician Assistant who received her Masters in Medical Sciences from Midwestern University in 2015. Her passion for aesthetics led her to a Plastic Surgery practice in the western suburbs of Chicago where she worked primarily with medical and cosmetic surgical patients. This position allowed Brittany to develop her knowledge and love for facial aesthetics which ultimately sparked her to move to California to pursue her long-time dream of becoming an aesthetic injector.  Brittany is known by her patients for her compassionate personality and eye for all things beauty. She strives to bring out each patient’s inner confidence by enhancing their own natural features. In her spare time, Brittany loves to do this through the art of makeup. She believes that all of her patients deserve to feel their absolute best, and their external appearance is just a reflection of their internal beauty.

KRISTY CHARLIER RN

KRISTY CHARLIER RN

Santa Monica Injection Specialist

A native Australian, Kristy Charlier, RN began her career as an esthetician in top international spas with a primary focus on health and wellness. An honors graduate of the nursing program at Santa Monica College, Kristy uses her 15 years of aesthetics experience to deliver natural-looking, beautiful results to her patients.
Kristy is passionate about providing each of her patients with a comprehensive skin care and injectables treatment plan that restores not only physical beauty, but also confidence.

ALANA WILSON, FNP-C MSN

ALANA WILSON, FNP-C MSN

Lake Oswego Injection Specialist

Alana is originally from Michigan, where she graduated with her BSN in 2008. An opportunity in the emergency department at UCLA brought Alana to California in early 2009. In addition to her work as a bedside nurse, she has also been an RN at two medical aesthetics offices in the Los Angeles area. There, she developed a passion for building patient confidence and helping her patients feel their best. She graduated from the family nurse practitioner program at UCLA in 2016.
Alana has a warm and gentle personality, which she mainly contributes to her Midwestern roots. She values subtle facial enhancement and enjoys working with her patients to achieve the anti-aging results they desire. She has undergone extensive training with our training managers as well as trainings with Allergan and Galderma.

LINDSAY ULLYOT RN

LINDSAY ULLYOT RN

Lake Oswego Injection Specialist

Lindsay is a licensed Registered Nurse with prior nursing experience in allergy and dermatology. Lindsay graduated with honors in pre-med and journalism from the University of Kansas and earned her nursing degree from MidAmerica Nazarene University where she also graduated with honors. Her medical and creative background led her to pursue a career in aesthetics, where her goal is to create natural results that accentuate each patient’s natural beauty. Lindsay has a steady hand and loves to make each patient feel calm and welcome in her hands. She has completed trainings with Galderma, Allergan and Merz and loves calling Skin by Lovely her home.

RACHELLE MICHELON, RN

RACHELLE MICHELON, RN

Portland Injection Specialist & Clinical Community Outreach Lead

Rachelle graduated from John Hopkins University, Dean’s Honor list, with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She also has her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Women Studies from the University Oregon.
A Registered Nurse with 20 years of Hospital Emergency Department experience, Rachelle loves making her patients feel welcome and safe in her steady hands. In 2006, Rachelle was introduced to the field of aesthetics while working in Seattle, where she knew she had found a field she truly wanted to invest herself in. After relocating to Portland, Rachelle continued to pursue her passion for medical facial aesthetics and found her home here at Skin by Lovely. With her calming and positive energy, Rachelle loves working together with her patients to create beautiful, patient-centered treatment plans.

RACHEL PANGILINAN MSN, FNP-C

RACHEL PANGILINAN MSN, FNP-C

Portland Injection Specialist

Rachel is a nurse practitioner who has spent most of her professional nursing career at the University of Chicago Medicine and has graduated magna cum laude with her Master’s from Chamberlain College of Nursing. She is board certified in family practice by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. As a passionate patient advocate, she strives to achieve natural beauty and make patients feel like better versions of themselves.

AMANDA SCOTT BSN, RN, CCRN

AMANDA SCOTT BSN, RN, CCRN

Portland Injection Specialist

Amanda is a Registered Nurse with over 10 years of intensive care experience. She has worked all along the West Coast before finding her home in the Pacific Northwest. She is a strong patient advocate who loves to make her patients feel empowered and confident. In addition to her nursing career, Amanda is a makeup artist who enjoys enhancing her client’s natural beauty. She has an artistic eye that helps her achieve, beautiful natural-looking results. Her calm and welcoming demeanor makes her patients feel comfortable and relaxed. As a patient of Skin by Lovely for years, Amanda is very proud to call it her home.

JESSICA BARRON BS RN

JESSICA BARRON BS RN

Portland Injection Specialist

Jessica began her career in aesthetics with Skin by Lovely Portland in 2014. She graduated from California Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Science in 2013. She is a Registered Nurse who is committed to helping people of all backgrounds look and feel their personal best. She prides herself in creating all inclusive relationships with patients while promoting natural beauty.

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MEET OUR AESTHETIC CONSULTANTS

 

MEGAN MURNIN

MEGAN MURNIN

Portand Lead Medical Assistant

 

INGRID ALARCON

INGRID ALARCON

Santa Monica Practice Coordinator

 

PAULA DANH

PAULA DANH

Santa Monica Sr. Aesthetic Consultant & Product Lead

 

JORDAN MANZANO

JORDAN MANZANO

Portland Sr. Aesthetic Consultant & Product Lead

 

ARIANA ROQUE

ARIANA ROQUE

Santa Monica Aesthetic Consultant

 

NICOLE MILLS

NICOLE MILLS

Santa Monica Aesthetic Consultant

 

DANIELLE CAVANAUGH

DANIELLE CAVANAUGH

Portland Practice Coordinator

 

TYSHEEMA MCDONALD

TYSHEEMA MCDONALD

Santa Monica Aesthetic Consultant

 

JESEEKA BRANCH

JESEEKA BRANCH

Santa Monica Aesthetic Consultant

 

KATIE ROWE

KATIE ROWE

Portland Aesthetic Consultant & Marketing Coordinator

JONAE WILSON

JONAE WILSON

Santa Monica Sr. Aesthetic Consultant & Product Lead

 

GRECIA OLIVARES

GRECIA OLIVARES

Santa Monica Aesthetic Consultant

 

MARGO HARTENFELD

MARGO HARTENFELD

Portland Aesthetic Consultant

 

OLIVIA DAVIS

OLIVIA DAVIS

Santa Monica Aesthetic Consultant

 

JOEL THOMAS RAPP

JOEL THOMAS RAPP

Portland Aesthetic Consultant

 

JULIA STENBERG

JULIA STENBERG

Portland Aesthetic Consultant & Executive Assistant

 

CAROLINE FOWLER

CAROLINE FOWLER

Lake Oswego Sr. Aesthetic Consultant

 

ALI RYAN

ALI RYAN

Portland Aesthetic Consultant

 

KENDRA CAPEHEART

KENDRA CAPEHEART

Lake Oswego Aesthetic Consultant

 

HANNAH SCAMEHORN

HANNAH SCAMEHORN

Portland Aesthetic Consultant

 

BREANNE PUDDIFOOT

BREANNE PUDDIFOOT

Lake Oswego Sr. Aesthetic Consultant

 

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MEET OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

JAKE LABAN

JAKE LABAN

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Laban leads all functions of finance, marketing and operations for Skin by Lovely’s practices in Santa Monica, Lake Oswego and Portland. The former U.S. head of professional marketing for BOTOX Cosmetic; Jake has delivered over 50 presentations at international aesthetic conferences, developed 9 skincare products, and is a frequent contributing author to various medical journals. He also co-wrote a best-selling book on effective digital marketing of medical aesthetic practices. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut, an MBA in Finance from Pepperdine, and has done postgraduate work at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

AMANDA DOWNS

AMANDA DOWNS

Human Resource Director

Ms. Downs has over 10 years of experience in the leadership and management of medical aesthetic practices in the Los Angeles area. A native of the Chicagoland area, she completed her Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing at Arizona State University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. As Skin by Lovely’s first employee, she has played a central role in making SBL the well-respected market leader that it is today. Amanda is responsible for setting staffing, customer service, and operations policies at our Santa Monica and Portland locations.

SHAUNA BILICIC

SHAUNA BILICIC

Marketing Manager

Shauna leads all marketing initiatives for both Skin by Lovely locations. She is a Portland, Oregon native who received her Bachelor of Science in Management and Leadership from the Portland State University School of Business.
A few of her favorite things are rock climbing, film photography and hiking with her dog, Ava.

LISA ST. JOHN

LISA ST. JOHN

National Development Manager

An experienced and local beauty industry professional with a passion for customer service, Lisa serves as the National Development Manager for both Skin by Lovely locations. In her spare time, she can be found enjoying the city of Portland with her daughter, Evelin.

DANIELLE BUGAYONG

DANIELLE BUGAYONG

Santa Monica Front Office Manager

Danielle is our Front Office Manager for our Santa Monica location. She is originally from Northern California but has spent the last 7 years building her life in Los Angeles. Danielle graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Diego where she studied Marketing. She later developed a strong passion for the beauty industry which ultimately led her to Skin by Lovely. Danielle has many years of leadership experience and a strong sales background where she led her previous teams to several victories, one of which being top store in the country for Verizon Wireless. Danielle takes pride in being an extremely hard worker and loves her Skin by Lovely family.

JOLENE KINTZ

JOLENE KINTZ

Lake Oswego Front Office Manager

With a passion for the beauty and skincare industry, Jolene first began her career as a Licensed Aesthetician in Oregon. Previously, she attended Portland State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies. With six years of experience managing aesthetic practices across the west coast, Jolene was relocated to Santa Monica where she was introduced to Skin by Lovely. She recently moved back home to Oregon to open our Lake Oswego practice as the Front Office Manager.

 

VICTORIA DICKSON

VICTORIA DICKSON

Operations Manager

Victoria attended the University of South Carolina on an academic scholarship where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Cognate in Nursing. Her passion for exploration led her to Denmark for 6 months where she learned more about her Viking heritage while studying Positive Psychology at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad. Her enthusiasm for helping people in conjunction with her operations background led her to Skin By Lovely, where she works behind the scenes to help ensure every patient who comes through our door leaves with a smile on their face!

BREANNA HOWARD

BREANNA HOWARD

Portland Front Office Manager

As our Portland Front Office Manager, Breanna’s ability to create a harmonious environment is evident in the personal connections she forms with our patients and team members. Raised in Vancouver, Washington, Breanna graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles with a Associates of the Arts  in Visual Communications and Advanced Degree in Interior Design.

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MEDIA RELATIONS

 

For all Press, Media, and Public Relations initiatives for Skin by Lovely, please contact media@skinbylovely.com.

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MEET OUR ADVISORY BOARD

 

DR. BEHROOZ TORKIAN

Skin by Lovely Santa Monica Medical Director

Dr. Behrooz A. Torkian is a Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon dual board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS), and American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABO), one of only two boards qualified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) to perform plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).

http://www.drtorkian.com/

DR. RAMI BATNIJI

Advisor

Dr. Rami K. Batniji is a dual board certified Facial Plastic Surgeon based in Newport Beach and Beverly Hills, CA. Dr. Batniji limits his practice exclusively to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He currently serves as CME Chairman of the professional society the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(AAFPRS). Dr. Batniji is a Program Director for the prestigious AAFPRS’ Facial Rejuvenation meeting, as well as other scientific conferences; and has two California practices, located in Beverly Hills and Newport Beach.

http://www.drbatniji.com/