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.
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.
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 and deciding to transition her career into the aesthetics industry. Kortney is currently in the process of completing her Clinical Aesthetician training and is now certified in Facials, Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, and Derma-Planing. She will complete the remainder of her training in 2021 and cannot wait to begin providing services and sharing her passion and knowledge for skincare and beauty! =
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!
Alexa began working for Lipstick Empire in 2018 after graduating from MacEwan University with a degree in Communication Studies. She has always been passionate about social media and finds joy in helping small business owners brand their content and share their story with the world. If you have ever wondered who is behind Lipstick Empire’s social media and marketing content, she is your gal! In her free time, Alexa enjoys creating videos for her YouTube channel and recording her podcast.