Kathy Taranto

Owner , Managing Partner

Fun Fact

Kathy lived in Hong Kong in her 20’s and dove into the Cantonese language. Although, she has not had many opportunities to practice since, she still sometimes uses cantonese to count BBL pulses.

She was also a NFL cheerleader from 2005-2009, went to the Superbowl with the Arizona Cardinals


Kathy started working in the aesthetic industry while attending the University of Utah. In 2000, she managed product sales, education and marketing new products throughout the southwest with a cosmeceutical company. As the industry shifted to medical aesthetics, so did Kathy. In 2007, she was certified as a laser technician and soon became a laser trainer. In 2010, Kathy and her business partner became the 1st in Arizona to teach and certify students under new state regulations. In 2014, Kathy started MINT Aesthetics. MINT became an industry leader in the Southwest, offering training, consulting and equipment sales. Kathy has worked with several technologies from companies including; Deka, Alma, Palomar, BTL, Lutronics, Coolsculpting and Sciton. She has had the opportunity to speak at laser conferences and regularly speaks for AMSPA.


Kathy loves to run, travel (especially back to Arizona), and spend time with her favorites (Matt, Emmy and Jax)! She loves to dance whenever possible and will never lose her passion for lasers and skin.