A Corvallis native since age five, Michelle Powell says growing up with three sisters helped cultivate her love of aesthetics: “I have always had a passion for beautiful skin, and teaching people how to protect and nourish it,” she says. After marrying her childhood sweetheart Todd, and raising two energetic boys, Jason and Austin she was ready to recapture that early interest and turn her talents toward a new venture.
Michelle chose to pursue the major part of her education at NW Institute of Esthetics in Eugene, Oregon, a school devoted to the advanced education of skincare. But she chose to supplement that coursework by studying under the some of the most eminent leaders in the field. Michelle took skincare and ingredient classes at UCLA with Rebecca Gadberry; studied dermal needling under Canada’s Dr. Setterfield and acne under Florida’s Dr. Fulton, who co-invented Retin-A; and learned all about pastiche Advanced Skin Analysis from world-renowned Florence Barrett Hill of New Zealand, among other experts.
At her spa, Michelle takes continuing pride in combining professional expertise with a personal touch. “My time with you will be 100% about you. I have a results-oriented philosophy on skin care but I throw a lot of pampering in there, too.”
Valarie Guivas has been a licensed Esthetician since 2010. A native Californian, Val settled in Salem, Oregon, in 2005, and decided to expand her career horizons by attending NW Institute of Esthetics. “After I took their Masters Program and became NCEA certified, I became more fascinated with skin and all its wonders,” she says.
At Michelle’s Personalized Skin Care, Val feels her professional dreams came to fruition in the best possible way: “I couldn’t be happier to work with such an amazing team.” The spa environment also earns her praise, with its life-changing services and treatments performed in a relaxing, honest environment where clients can feel right at home. Val says she looks forward to working with new and existing guests: “Let our journey to healthy skin begin!”
Along with her big sister Michelle, Brigette is a native of Corvallis; she spent a few years in Portland before settling down to raise her family in Monmouth. Today, Brigette is the proud and profoundly busy Mom of three teenagers.
Yet Brigette has more than a family connection to Michelle. She also sought her sister’s expertise and counsel when she was battling cancer a few years back. “I was so grateful to Michelle and thanks to her oncology aesthetics treatment, people gave me lots of compliments on my skin even during chemotherapy,” she says.
Now a cancer survivor, Brigette took courses in business and aesthetics as preparation for joining the team at Michelle’s Personalized Skincare. Today, she greets guest at the front desk and helps them plan and schedule their customized regiments. Brigette explains, “It’s great to be able to work alongside my sister, at a place that’s so much fun!”
M Skin Care are professional performance products that carefully combine the wisdom of nature with the innovation and power of science. Whenever possible, plant and mineral-derived ingredients are used instead of those from animal or petroleum sources. With high performance ingredients that deliver targeted action and optimal results, you’re guaranteed to see a beautiful difference in your skin.
The results-oriented skin care line preferred by physicians and skincare experts around the world. Environ skin care products, developed by leading South African plastic surgeon Dr. Des Fernandes, incorporate the latest technology of high grade vitamins A, C, E, antioxidants, and peptides to help restore, protect, and maintain the appearance of healthy, youthful and beautiful skin.
Dermaviduals® is a specially formulated skincare solution that has been designed to optimally maintain and restore the natural skin barrier system, and improve multiple skin conditions, including acne, rosacea, pigmentation and aging. Because no two skins are alike, Dermaviduals allows skin care professionals to custom blend base creams, serums and other specialty products for each individual client and each individual skin. The products are free of emulsifiers, preservatives, added fragrances, mineral oils, silicones, dyes and amines.
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PRIIA™ minerale-derm product line is the first and only mineral makeup of its kind. Made specifically for acne-prone skin, it is 100% acne safe, non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic. Our proprietary formulas are non-irritating and are supremely soothing to problematic skin types. PRIIA™ is endorsed and recommended by Licensed Estheticians and Acne Specialists from across the country. We are proud to offer a range of cosmetics that is not only acne-safe but also 100% gluten-free AND cruelty-free. Plus, we offer many vegan-friendly choices!
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Should you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, we require 24 hours or more notice before your scheduled appointment time. Any appointment that is cancelled within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment time will be charged a $75 cancellation fee and an appointment cancelled less than 2 hours before the scheduled appointment time will be charged full price of the booked appointment. Clients who do not provide any notice and do not show up for appointments will be required to provide a credit card number to schedule future appointments and will be charged for the full service.
In consideration for clients who have services scheduled after you; if you are running late your service will be shortened that amount of time and more than 15 minutes late we will need to reschedule and/or we will subtract that time from your treatment but still charge for the full service.
Michelle’s Personalized Skin Care provides guests with a calm, relaxing atmosphere. It is not a safe or suitable environment for children. Clients must make childcare arrangements prior to visiting as children are not permitted in the clinic. Clients who arrive with children will be required to reschedule as there are no exceptions to this policy.
For the comfort of all guests, we ask that cell phones be silenced or powered off upon your arrival.