Aestheticians in Albuquerque
Renee Barela, Aesthetician and Medical Assistant
Renee joined Western Dermatology Consultants in 2003. She specializes in cellulite treatment with Velashape® and skin tightening with Thermage®. She also is adept in applying a wide range of chemical peels to help even skin pigmentation, treat acne, and help with fine lines and wrinkles. Renee performs Clear + Brilliant® treatments to even pigment and help improve fine lines and wrinkles. She performs laser hair removal and gives relaxing facials as well. She loves caring for her clients and gives them her full attention. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and helping friends and family in her Santa Fe community.
Kathy Austin, Licensed Aesthetician
Kathy's abiding passion for skincare makes her a wonderful addition to the Western Dermatology Consultants aesthetic team. As the newest member of our crew, she brings a dedication to our clients and loves providing them with knowledge for a lifelong, effective approach to skincare. Kathy graduated from, and later taught at, the Aveda Institute. There, she trained and gained experience in all aspects of skincare. Kathy loves helping clients bring out their true beauty. In her time away from work, Kathy enjoys dancing, reading, bicycling, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Brianna Drapeau, Licensed Esthetician
Brianna is our newest staff addition to The Spa @ WDC. A graduate of the University of New Mexico and The Aveda Institute, she has been in customer service for several years. She became interested in the world of aesthetics due to her love of making people feel beautiful—and, in so doing, feel good about themselves. She enjoys getting to know her clients and is serious about listening to their goals for desired results. She especially enjoys chemical peels, as she finds her clients are happy with the fast results. In her free time, she enjoys going to the lake and spending time with her family. Brianna looks forward to learning new things, meeting new clients, and counting them as new friends.
Halle Himel, Licensed Esthetician
Halle's infatuation with skincare started at a young age when dealing with problematic skin of her own. She works hard to make everyones skin as flawless as she would like her own and for them to feel comfortable in their own skin. Her skills include working on pigmentation such as acne scarring, age and sun spots and helping to prevent aging. Halle believes in finding the right treatments and the ultimate home regimen for her clients. In her free time Halle likes to relax at home with family and friends.