Staff

Kaelen Johnson

Founder/Owner

kaelen Kaelen Johnson has worked in the health and medical spa industry since 1993 providing herbal wraps, body treatments, facials, cosmetic applications, laser hair removal, and corrective makeup procedures. Her aesthetic experience includes almost 15 years at Canyon Ranch Spa and over 5 years at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Spa. She has also been an educator for Essensa, an exclusive line of organic skincare products. Her training includes an apprenticeship with Bliss Spa, New York. Kaelen holds aesthetician licenses in both Arizona and New York in addition to an aesthetics instructor license in Arizona. She has spoken at national skincare conferences as well as written articles for industry trade magazines.

In 2014 Kaelen launched her line of passion since the early nineties has been seeking out truly natural products. As a result of this long time desire, in 2014 Kaelen’s vision came to fruition in the release of her own organic line, Kaelen Harwell. Her goal is to increase awareness of ecological responsibility and holistic approaches to health and well-being. This and the need for a quality Aesthetics school led her to open Pure Aesthetics.

Kristina Daniels

Admissions Advisor 

Kristina Daniels will bring a smile to your face as she guides you through the Pure Aesthetics school application and admissions process. She is committed to providing information and support as prospective students navigate the field of Aesthetics. As a graduate from Pure Aesthetics, she has an insider’s perspective into classes and how to balance family, work and school while achieving an aesthetics license. Having a background as a counselor whose managed vocational placements and training provides her the expertise to assist graduates with resume development, job skills training and placement within the field of skincare. When she isn’t assisting our current and prospective students, you can find Kristina outside with the trees and flowers, or blending aromatherapy potions to improve the health of others.

Kathleen Lohnes

Financial Aid Advisor

Michael Harvison

Office Manager

Marshay Lilly

Lead Aesthetics Instructor

Maria Rivera

Aesthetics Instructor

Brook Grant

Aesthetics Instructor

Brook graduated from Cameo College of Essential Beauty in Salt Lake City, Utah in November of 2007 with a License in Master Aesthetics, Medical Aesthetics, and Aesthetics Instruction. Her other certifications include Laser Technician, Microneedling, Dermaplaning, Lash Artistry and other advanced skincare modalities. She loves teaching students about customized skin care regimens and the benefits of professional aesthetic treatments. In her personal time, she does Pilates, likes walking at the local park, and cooking healthy organic meals to provide energy for teaching.

 

Gypsy Estrada

Spa Coordinator Supervisor

Gypsy is a licensed aesthetician and Pure Aesthetics graduate. Since completing the aesthetics program in 2010, she worked in several spas, including Massage Envy and Rubs Massage Studio, and has experience in eyebrow and facial threading. She is passionate about health and the environment and completed a degree in Sustainable Built Environments at the University of Arizona. Gypsy joined Pure Aesthetics in November of 2016; she is looking forward to continued work with such a wonderful and supportive team.

Angie Willis

Spa Coordinator and Job Placement Coordinator

Jana Engelhardt

Spa Coordinator and Financial Aid Advisor

Amaranta Amado

Spa Coordinator

Clients Say

“Everything was wonderful!”
"Hard to believe this is a school. I received a better facial here today than most salons I've been to here in town. I will definitely go back for another service. They use good quality product as well."
“The students graduating from Pure Aesthetics are knowledgeable, sharp and motivated. I look here FIRST when I'm in need of an excellent aesthetician.” —Jane Bakos, Owner, Radiance Medspa
“Great service, very nice student, great touch.”
“Excellent at making me feel very relaxed.”
Top