Cosmetic care is a very personal thing and here at Lipstick Empire LaserSpa Edmonton, we want you to feel comfortable and confident in your experience. Our fully trained staff of Medical Aestheticians and Laser Technicians work with each of our clients to develop a personalized treatment plan unique to their needs.
Justine has been a Medical Aesthetician and Laser Technician for over 10 years. She opened her first Spa in Edmonton in 2011 when she was 23 years old. Justine then went on to pursue a career in Dermatology working for the President of Dermatology in Canada. Her vast knowledge of the industry has made her a leader and a top advisor in the Medical Aesthetics world. Justine started Lipstick Empire in 2013 as a Cosmetic Consulting Company and then decided to open a brick and mortar store in the heart of Edmonton with the most advanced Lasers and Skincare on the market. In December of 2015, Justine launched Lipstick Empire LaserSpa. It is her life’s work and her passion.
Jen has always been passionate about caring for others. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Sociology and worked in social services for four years. Her passion for looking after people lead her to explore the world of Aesthetics and after graduating Jen made the move to Alberta to pursue a career in the beauty industry! Jen specializes in Skin and Laser treatments and has over eight years of experience. Her charming and bubbly personality joined the Lipstick Empire team in 2018 as the General Manager so say hi when you see her next!
Kim’s love for the aesthetics industry started at a young age, helping her mother with her aesthetics business. Passionate to pursue her own career in aesthetics Kim graduated from the Alberta Academy of Aesthetics program in 2009. Her career started in a spa setting and soon after evolved in medical aesthetics working alongside physicians and taking advanced courses in body contouring, multiple laser modalities, acne, and pigmentation treatments, vein therapy, tattoo removal, skin resurfacing and more as she continued to excel and grow within the medical aesthetics industry for 8 years. She then found the balance for her love of medical aesthetics and spa treatments when she joined Lipstick Empire last year. Her favourite treatments to perform are ALL facials, skin resurfacing, and body contouring. She truly enjoys discussing skin concerns and building customized treatment plans for her client’s needs and goals- skin transformations are the most rewarding! Aside from her love and passion for the aesthetic industry she enjoys hiking, travelling and spending time with her family.
Kortney’s career began in the Fitness Industry, after completing her Personal Fitness Trainer certification at NAIT. She then worked in education for several years before coming to Lipstick Empire in 2020 as our Beauty Concierge and deciding to transition her career into the aesthetics industry. Kortney completed her Clinical Aesthetician training in March 2021 and has since also become certified in Laser Hair Removal and Body Contouring. She is eager to continue learning and perfecting her craft and cannot wait to share her passion and knowledge for skincare and beauty!
Jody is a highly skilled Medical Aesthetician and Laser Technician with an extensive background in Human Resources, Customer Service, Training and Sales. Her vast knowledge of the beauty industry, customer care skills and passion for making people look and feel their absolute best is why Jody will prove to be such a huge asset to the Lipstick Empire family and our clients . When not working, Jody enjoys cooking, working out, time with her daughters, and exploring dog parks/trails with her pomsky.
Monique’s first skin care lesson was from her mom at 10 years old, which lead her to love all things beauty for face and body products. However, she instead decided to pursue becoming a nursing assistant, working in long-term and acute care for 4 years. She worked front end in alternative medicine such as naturopathy and acupuncture for a couple years, which then landed her in a medical office assistant position working in internal medicine. In the end she circled back to the beauty industry and decided it was finally time to pursue her true love: Aesthetics. Monique is a certified laser technician through Rao Dermatology, and has continued to expand her education by enrolling in the Advanced Clinical Esthetic program with EIE which will be completed October 2021. Lipstick Empire is proud to have had Monique start with us in the position of Beauty Concierge, now transitioning into her new role as a Medical Aesthetician! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, exercising, and spending time with her daughter.
From the green Isle of Ireland, Julie started her career in the Aesthetic field in 2006. She is passionate about skincare and always eager to learn and enhance her knowledge. Julie truly loves working with people and looks forward to building relationships with clients and hearing about their experiences. She also enjoys keeping up to date with current trends in the beauty world. In her spare time, Julie loves to explore the outdoors & spend quality time with her partner and son!
Lindsay always new she wanted to have a career that was around people. She graduated from NAIT in 2015 with an EMR Diploma. When she realized that career path was not for her, she transitioned to nursing and throughout this time worked in Retail. As she took a step back from her education, she decided she wanted to pursue her true love; The beauty industry. She became a Certified Makeup Artist through Eveline Charles Academy in 2018 and worked as a Makeup Artist for 5 years. After years of working in Cosmetics, she realized she wanted to take the next step in her career, and help people in ways that are deeper than makeup. She went to European Institute of Esthetics and graduated with her Medical Aesthetician Diploma in November 2021. Lindsay has finally found her path and is so excited for the future in this expanding Beauty world. She is so eager to learn everything beauty, she even took extra classes outside of skincare at EIE to expand her knowledge. Lipstick Empire is Lindsay’s next step in her career and she is so excited to share her love for the industry and to help Lipstick Empire clients feel beautiful from within.
A trained beauty industry insider since 2006, and originally from Yukon Territory, Amber joined Lipstick Empire in January 2018. Amber has a keen sense of artistic talent which gets well expressed in the skills she brings to the Lipstick Empire posse! Microblading is the newest addition to her list of skills, with training from Brows by G, in February 2017. Everything she does takes an artistic eye, which is why she loves what she does. She loves the outdoors, working out, traveling and her 2 wiener dogs, Seymour and Leroy.