Houston, New Spa Partisans, Skin Care

Getting to Know: the Houston Skincare Dream Team

April 6, 2016

mh-2748With the opening of our River Oaks location, we are excited to introduce you to your skincare dream team. Whether you’re looking to get a healthy glow with one of our Same-Day peels or pamper yourself with our Ultimate Facial, you’re in good hands. Literally. Let’s meet them.


Donna Valdez


Meet Donna, esthetician. Originally from sunny California, she moved to Houston 10 years ago with her family. Donna would love to be a guest on Ellenand if she could have a dinner party with anybody, she would love to invite Blake Lively, Keanu Reeves, and Ruby Rose. When she’s not helping you achieve flawless skin, you can find Donna eating and exploring some of the best crawfish restaurants in Houston!



Meet Chriselda, esthetician. Her career as an esthetician started while working at Clinique, where she became passionate about the skincare industry. Chriselda is a native Houstonian and loves going to Saint Arnold’s Brewery, Houston Rockets games, Theater Under the Stars, Discovery Green, and James Turrell’s “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace. She encourages all new Houstonians to see the 36ft tall Beatles Statues at the Adickes Sculpturuorx Studio and the Dan Flavin Installation at Menil Richmond Hall. Her number one beauty tip is to exfoliate your lips with a sugar scrub before applying lipstick.



Say hello to Yvonne, esthetician. As a young girl, Yvonne became passionate about glamour and beauty industry thanks in part to her older, fashionable sister.  Upon graduating from high school in St. Thomas US Virgin Islands, she immediately enrolled in Nora’s Beauty Academy, where she earned her certification as a cosmetologist. Yvonne looks forward to creating a rejuvenating experience for all of her clients. Her beauty tips are to exercise regularly, get weekly body treatments, and most importantly, get plenty of rest.




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Meet Kristyn, esthetician. She is a born-and-raised Houstonian and enjoys exploring the Heights and Montrose areas. Kristyn has always had a sincere passion for the skincare industry and loves to help others, whether it’s creating a relaxing experience for her clients to enjoy or helping them resolve an ongoing skincare issue. Outside of the spa, she loves to play with her two amazing pups, Gavin Rossdale, a 10-year-old Pug/Boston Terrier mix, and Ms. Kaia, a 6-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, whom she adopted from the Town Lake Animal Shelter in Austin! Kristyn’s number one beauty tip is to be mindful of the ingredients in your skincare products. She enjoys educating her clients about the potentially harmful ingredients that are in traditional skincare products and showing them healthy alternatives that can help improve their skin’s appearance.


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