Cindy Bloom-Turner, Esthetician & Massage Therapist
Cindy offers facials, waxing services, and makeup application and lessons, as well as a number of massage services, including hot stone massage, pregnancy massage, Indian head massage, and Mehta face massage. She joined Spa in The Valley in 2006 after training at several leading institutes, including the AVEDA Institute and the London Center of Indian Champissage in London. Cindy also practices Reiki and reflexology. Both Baltimore magazine and Martha Stewart Weddings have featured Cindy’s work. Her beauty philosophy focuses on a more holistic approach. “We must take what we have and make it feel and look the best it possibly can,” she says.
Crystal Brawner, Esthetician
Trained in AVEDA and Eminence skin care and certified by Dermalogica, Crystal offers a range of skin care solutions for every client’s needs. She offers facials, waxing, and make up application to her clients, with a focus on delivering results that go beyond expectations. “When mind, body and spirit are aligned, we are in balance,” she says. “That’s when our true inner beauty can shine.” Crystal joined the Salon by Debbie Spas team in 2014.
Barbara DeAngelis, Esthetician & Skin Care Manager
Barbara began working with Salon by Debbie Spas in 2003 at the Spa on The Avenue location and joined the Spa in The Valley team in 2005. She manages the skin care department in addition to providing esthetician services and massage therapy. Barbara loves to exceed her clients’ expectations with her facials, waxing services, makeup application, and massage. She has extensive training in the industry, including eyebrow technique classes with Anastasia Soare in Las Vegas and certification in Eminence Organics, AVEDA, Dermalogica, and L’Amourage products. Barbara also specializes in anti-aging techniques as well as lash extensions and received advanced training in NovaLash. She focuses on delivering an all-encompassing beauty experience and working with the person as a whole – mind and body – to bring out the best in their skin and body.
Ellie Flores, Esthetician
“I believe that having positive, uplifting, and caring energy is important to delivering the ultimate client experience,” says Ellie, a practicing esthetician since 2007. Today, Ellie brings her caring energy to Spa in The Valley clients through a variety of services, including facials, waxings, eyebrow tinting, and spa body treatments. A graduate of the Von Lee School of Aesthetics, Ellie has gone on to receive advanced training in Dermalogica skin care and is a certified Dermalogica BioActive Peel professional.
Beth McHugh, Esthetician, Makeup Artist & Manager of Marketing and Social Media
A member of the Spa in The Valley team since 2008, Beth offers several treatments to relax and rejuvenate clients, including facials, NovaLash eyelash extensions, eyebrow threading, waxing services, makeup application, and makeup lessons. “Every person has the inalienable right to look their absolute best every day,” she says. “The time you take to make that happen has long reaching positive effects on yourself and what you offer to others.” Beth trained and received her Eminence Master Class certification with Eminence Organics founder Boldijarre Koronczay. Beth has also been trained extensively with Dermalogica and AVEDA. Her most recent training is with celebrity makeup artist Lindsay Ebbin with Make up Factory US makeup. Additionally, Beth serves as Manager of Marketing and Social Media for all Salon by Debbie Spa locations. You can also find Beth as she makes appearances on Baltimore’s local television stations during their morning news programs. If there are segments you have missed, you can find her on YouTube.
Jessica L. Marsh, Esthetician & Makeup Artist
Jessica has been with Spa in The Valley since 2008. Facials, waxing services, and body treatments are included in her repertoire, as well as makeup lessons and application. Jessica also specializes in bridal makeup application. Maintaining a well-rounded beauty regimen is key for Jessica. “Take time for yourself,” she says. “Everyone should be comfortable with who they are.”
Michele Rubio-George, Esthetician
Michele joined the Spa in The Valley team in 2014 and specializes in facials, waxing, and spa body treatments. She is a graduate of the Steiner Institute of Esthetics, and has advanced training in AVEDA, Dermalogica (certified training), and Eminence (master training) skin care services. “I love being able to take someone’s stress away, even if only for an hour, while also helping their skin look and feel great,” Michele explains. “When a client feels great on the inside, it shows on the outside.”
Jessica Simmons, Esthetician, Licensed Massage Therapist & Massage Department Co-Manager
A published makeup artist whose work has been seen in Urbanite magazine and the Charm City Fashion Show, Jessica brings an artist’s eye for detail to every service she offers, including massage, Shirodhara treatments, Reiki sessions, spa body treatments, and facials. She began practicing massage after graduating from the Baltimore School of Massage in 2006, and has since gone on to receive advanced training in esthetics (Steiner School of Esthetics), raindrop therapy, aromatherapy, and Reiki (she’s a third-level Reiki practitioner!). When she’s not at the spa, you might find Jessica at a local stable: she also specializes in equine massage and provides Reiki and massage therapy for racehorses and rescued thoroughbreds!
Diane Simon, Esthetician
Diane has been a Spa in The Valley team member since 2007. She practices both skin care and waxing services for the face and body. In addition to her skin care training, Diane received certification in Swedish massage from the Baltimore School of Massage. Educating clients on the proper products and lifestyles to achieve and maintain beautiful skin is of the utmost importance to Diane—and she isn’t afraid to take on a difficult skin concern “I love to help clients solve skin challenges and then see the rewards the positive results produce both inside and out.”
Kristen Theiss, Esthetician
Kristen is a graduate of the Von Lee School of Aesthetics and has been a member of the Spa in The Valley team since 2014. She offers a full suite of skin care services, as well as face and body waxing. Her role, she believes, is to create an experience that makes clients feel 100 percent relaxed and stress-free. “When my clients feel beautiful on the inside, I really believe it shows on the outside,” she says.
Carly Walter, Esthetician & Nail Technician
Carly joined the Spa in The Valley team in 2009. Carly offers facials, body treatments, and waxing services. She is an Eminence Master Technician and received her training under Eminence Organics founder, Boldijarre Koronczay. Carly also offers manicures and pedicures, and says she loves to see her clients walk out the door with boosted self-esteem. “I want to create a memorable experience that makes every client feel special and beautiful,” she says. “Educating clients on proper skin care gives them the ability to enhance their natural beauty.”