Our team of talented and experienced professionals combine advances in medical technology, our expertise, and passion for Medical Aesthetics to exceed all expectations. Our purpose is to enhance your natural beauty giving you the confidence that you deserve. We strive to provide a variety of services and a friendly one-stop-shop experience that will leave you feeling as good on the outside as you do on the inside.
Arlette Cross, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Arlette Cross, MSN, APRN, FNP-C Owner of Pasadena’s first Medical Spa- The FaceBar Medispa. Arlette is an advanced injector, skilled in a wide range of Aesthetic medicine with a concentration on injectables and laser technology.
Arlette comes from a family legacy of nurses; empowered by the women around her, she pursued her dreams and carried on her family legacy receiving her RN degree by the age of twenty. Arlette later received her bachelor’s from Notre Dame of Maryland University and then continued to earn her Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner.
After spending years as an emergency room nurse, she transitioned her career to her true passion – Medical Aesthetics. Arlette’s areas of expertise include Neuromodulators (Botox/Dysport), Dermal Fillers, Microneedling with PRP, lasers, medical-grade skin care, and Chemical Peels. Arlette has obtained multiple laser and injectable certifications. Arlette regularly attends trainings and conferences to stay up to date on the most current technology and innovative techniques to ensure her patients get the best results possible.
Katharina Jeffers has been at The FaceBar Medispa since its opening. Katie received her AA degree in Business from Anne Arundel Community College. She worked for a well-known cosmetic dermatologist and that experience provided her with a passion for the aesthetic industry and understanding of non-surgical treatment options. Katie is responsible for scheduling, patient education, marketing, and vendor relations. Her efforts behind the scenes help the practice run smoothly and efficiently. Her number one focus is on patient satisfaction and offering the best service in the medical spa business. She loves watching patients successfully undergo their aesthetic transformation from consultation to treatment. Katie is committed to providing patients with the best experience possible so they can look and feel their best!
Dawn Stevens RN, BSN
Dawn Stevens has been a Registered Nurse for over 19 years, earning her nursing degree from CCBC-Essex in 2002. Dawn went on to obtain her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Stevenson University in 2009. She is currently enrolled in the Masters of Science in Nursing program with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner at Herzing University. Before pursuing her passion in Medical Aesthetics, Dawn’s nursing career focused on multi-specialty Peri-operative services including but not limiting plastic surgery and dermatology. Dawn is also an adjunct clinical instructor for the CCBC nursing program in Baltimore. Dawn has completed her certification in the Art of Dermal Fillers and Neuromodulators from the Esthetic Skin institute and brings a wealth of nursing experience and knowledge to her clients, helping them achieve the best rejuvenated version of themselves.
Jessica Holtman is a Registered Nurse who graduated with an Associates Degree in Nursing from Anne Arundel Community College. She is currently continuing her education at Chamberlain University working towards her BSN to MSN-FNP. Before pursing her true passion in Aesthetics, Jessica worked as an ER Nurse in the Baltimore area. Her passion for Medical Aesthetics led her complete Aesthetic Medical Educators Training and receive her Neuromodulator (Botox/Dysport) and Dermal Filler Certification. Jessica’s extensive patient care background and keen eye for detail withholds high expectations for quality in her patients results.
Khendra Thomas has been a Licensed Esthetician for five years. She graduated from Baltimore School of Massage and Esthetics. After graduation she began her career as an esthetician, specializing in customized facials and advanced chemical peels. Khendra is a ZO Skin Health Certified Specialist and always works to continue her education of product knowledge and the latest skin care techniques. Her main goal as an esthetician is to build a genuine trusting relationship with her patients while listening to their wants/needs and educating them about the importance of a daily skincare regimen.
Lauren Meesiri graduated from Center of Applied Technology-Cosmetology in 2014 and has 7 years’ experience in the cosmetology industry with concentration in the aesthetics field. Within those years she has mastered her certification with ZO Skin Health to optimize the results of her patients. She is trained in facials, chemical peels, dermaplaning, and eyebrow tinting. Lauren is always looking to continue her education; she is currently working to obtain her degree in nursing. Lauren enjoys getting to know her patients and putting together a skincare regime specific to the patient’s needs. When Lauren is not making the world a more beautiful place; She enjoys spending time with her son and traveling to new and exciting places!
Permanent Makeup Artist
Tiffany Hartlove is our permanent makeup artist. She received her Microblading certification from Brows and CO. and has been specializing in semi-permanent eyebrows for 2+ years. She quickly became one of the best in the Baltimore area and is now the owner of Beauty and the Brows, located in The FaceBar Medispa. She offers a variety of semi-permanent eyebrow methods to her clients such as microblading, ombre/powder brows, and combro brows. She has recently completed a brow master class to further perfect her art and will soon be offering saline tattoo removal as well as lip blush.