AesthetiCare has been serving Kansas City since 2001 and in that time has grown to become one of the largest aesthetic centers in the country. Our success is based on a very simple philosophy: offer the most effective treatments available, performed by highly trained staff, all layered with customer service that far exceeds expectations. AesthetiCare is very unique in that we are also a national training center for Botox, dermal fillers, laser treatments, and general aesthetics.
- We own 37 FDA approved aesthetic devices including lasers, radio frequency, ultrasound, microwave, acoustic wave, and cryotherapy devices.
- Medical direction provided by board certified plastic surgeons.
- Our staff includes 6 Registered Nurses with over 50 combined years experience in aesthetics and 6 licensed aestheticians with a over 55 combined years experience in aesthetics.
- We have one of the most thorough menu of services available in today’s aesthetic market.
We want you to be an AesthetiCare client for life! Come experience our passion, knowledge, and advanced technology. We truly love what we do and look forward to taking amazing care of your skin and body!
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At AesthetiCare, we offer all new clients a complimentary one hour consultation and skin evaluation with a skin care professional. It is the first step to achieving your skin care goals. On your first visit to AesthetiCare we:
- Offer a thorough history of our clinic, our staff, and treatments.
- Educate you about the largest organ in the human body, your skin.
- Ask you about your skin care concerns.
- Present an individualized evaluation and photo analysis of your skin.
- Review before and after photos from clients who have received the services we offer.
- Provide a comprehensive long-term skin care plan including products and treatments.
Our goal is to provide service through education, so you are able to make informed decisions about your skin care.
Ardeth Arman, RN, BSN, MS, CANS
Meredith Keller, RN, BSN
Tarah Heath, RN, CANS, LE
Judy Ribbey, RN, CLT, CANS
Sammy Jo Frisch, LE
Jennifer Kennedy, LE
Laura Madsen, LE
Jessica Tapusoa, LT, LMT
Elisa Kay, LE
Andrea Dayoub, Team Member
Lacinda Fritter, Team Member
Lisa Wiles, Team Member
Matt Taranto, Managing Partner
Kathy Taranto, Partner
Rick Dunn, Manager
Amy Sullivan, Marketing
Julie Holding, MD
Anne McGovern, Team Member
Libby Zimmerman, Team Member
Amy Taylor, LE CLT
Karen Naugle, Director of Marketing
Permanent Makeup Specialist
ardeth.Arman, RN, BSN, MS, CANS
Ardeth's patients value her honesty, compassion and attention to detail as well as her ability to relate to them individually offering understanding and comfort. Ardeth has a passion for excellence and a genuine heart for her clients. The sole focus of Ardeth’s nursing career has been articulated and expressed with the belief that even small positive changes can often dramatically improve your quality of life.
meredith.Keller, RN, BSN
Meredith prides herself on her ability to personally connect and listen to the needs of each client while focusing on providing education to reach each client's individualized goals. Her honesty and passion for research and learning advancements in the industry and skin care help keep client's informed on their health needs. When Meredith is not developing her knowledge for aesthetics she loves to travel and spend time with her husband and two sons.
tarah.Heath, RN, CANS, LE
Tarah enjoys working closely with her clients and carefully designing personalized treatment programs. She gives clients the most effective approach to treat their specialized skin care needs. She also educates her clients on the importance of good skin care in order to achieve the most desirable results Tarah truly loves her job, everyday striving to make people feel and look their best.
Outside of work, Tarah loves being active with her husband, Austin, and two sons, Brayden and Noah.
judy.Ribbey, RN, CLT, CANS
Judy has gone through very thorough training including Lasers and Light Technologies, the Art and Science of Volume Replacement and Contour Enhancement of the Face, Facial Enhancement & Anti-Aging Treatments. Judy was awarded the Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS), an advanced certification to validate her specialty knowledge through a rigorous national examination.
Judy enjoys spending time with her friends and family including two children and five grandchildren. She loves travel and is passionate about animal rescue.
Sammy loves working one on one with people and truly cares for her clients' skin health. Sammy's advanced training and education includes CoolSculpting, Sciton lasers (Halo and Forever Young BBL), Chemical peels, Dermaplaning, HydraFacial, Microneedling and a variety of skincare and mineral makeup products.
"I love when people choose me, to help them, improve their skin. It makes me feel so amazing when I can help someone feel at ease and beautiful during important times in his or her life."
Jennifer’s true passion is to provide the highest quality of client care and to leave a lasting impression on everyone who visits AesthetiCare. She considers it a blessing and privilege to work with people, to educate them and help them achieve their skincare goals for a healthy, beautiful skin.
Laura’s Advanced Training and Education includes Sciton Laser User Summit, CoolSculpting University, and Microneedling Certification. Laura is also a National Trainer for Mint Esthetics specializing in Advanced Medical and General Esthetics.
“I absolutely love what I do! “
Since then, she has been a lead national clinical trainer for the Mint Esthetics and BTL Industries in body sculpting and skin tightening. She is also certified by CoolSculpting University. Jessica is currently in the process of completing her Bachelors in Nursing degree and looks forward to advancing her knowledge and experience in the Aesthetics field.
Jessica takes a deep interest in the well-being of her clients, believing communication is vital to understanding any current limitations as well as developing long term goals.
Elisa takes pride in providing her clients with services that are thorough and of the highest quality, educating each client about how to care for their skin, the treatments available and how these treatments will improve not only their skin but how they feel about themselves. She believes that each client is unique and deserves a customized skin care plan designed specifically for them.
She joined our team in 2012 as a product specialist and currently purchases and manages our retail product and medical supplies. This year she will complete her transition to a full time aesthetician. Currently she is certified and specializes in our CoolSculpting and HydraFacial treatments.
When not working at AC, you can find Lisa on either side of a camera.
Karen is a big fan of traveling, making new connections, being a team player, creative thinking and laughing. A lot.
Christina’s training and licensure required more than three hundred hours of one-on-one training and more than fifty procedures. She keeps current on new techniques and products and is connected with industry experts and mentors (some with over thirty years’ experience). Christina splits time between offices in Kansas and working once monthly in Saint Louis Missouri.