About Viva La MedSpa
Viva La Med Spa was created with the intent to provide the best quality care that places our patients at complete ease. Our experience and enthusiasm for the profession welcomes you with an ambience visit that is centered completely around you. We cater to your personal needs and guarantee a satisfying experience.
A portion of all proceeds will be donated to The Children's Burn Foundation whose main concern is the full recovery of child burn survivors, addressing not only their physical needs, but their psychological, emotional, and social recovery as well. CBF provided services for 85,000 children and families during the past fiscal year. www.childburn.org
Veronica | Lead Nurse Injector
Veronica has been a register nurse for over 12 years working at a level one trauma center. Shes always had a passion for helping others and found aesthetics very rewarding. She takes pride in making your skin look beautiful so you can walk away with confidence. Currently certified in injectables, medical grade Microneedling, vitamin therapy, plasma pen, skin care and much more. With her experience she welcomes you to start your skin journey for natural results. She is bilingual in Spanish and was recognized by Negocios Now, Who's who magazine in 2019 as a hispanic who has inspired others in the healthcare field.
Khushbu | Nurse Injector
Khushbu started her healthcare journey as a CNA working with the geriatric population, then furthered her education as an LPN. She volunteered to work on her Covid unit during the pandemic then went on to complete her RN program. Khushbu has always had a passion for aesthetics and providing the best patient care possible. Aesthetic nursing allowed her to turn her passion into a career. Fun fact: Khushbu is multilingual in English, Gujarati, and Hindi.
Leu | Aesthetician
Leu has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years as a dual licensed nail tech and esthetician. She got certified as a laser tech at NLI. With many years of outstanding customer service skills, she has developed strong relationships and has a strong client driven portfolio. She loves to make people feel beautiful from within.
Sarah | Ultrasound Technologist
Sarah graduated with an associates degree in applied science for diagnostic medical sonography. She has always had a passion for taking care of people and now she does it in the form of first glance ultrasound for expecting couples. Fun fact: Also works at fertility clinic.
Marie | Nurse Injector
Marie is a registered nurse specializing in aesthetic Injectibles with over 10 years of experience within the beauty industry. Upon her early years working with Estee Lauder she was awarded 1st place in the 2014 National Makeup Challenge, her current business has been featured on ABC7 News, and she is an active educator concentrating in cosmetic and Paramedical tattoos. Marie is distinguished by her avant garde style, and graceful procedures that leave her clients looking & feeling beyond reproach.
Kaylee | Nurse Injector
Kaylee is a registered nurse who started her career in the beauty industry at a Med Spa in her hometown of Orange County, CA. She realized she had a deep love for aesthetics and moved across the country to Chicago to get her second Bachelor's degree as a Nurse at Loyola University Chicago. Kaylee gained experience as a bedside nurse at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, the number 1 rehabilitation hospital in the United States. She prides herself in developing deep relationship with all of her patients. Fun fact: Kaylee played collegiate softball as an Undergraduate.
Lorena | Aesthetician
Lorena graduated from Tricoci University in May 2022. Her main objective has always been to provide the tools necessary to improve personal image while honoring the person within. Her goal is to empower others to reach for the stars, and to always look and feel your best. It’s been an honor to learn new ways to help others feel good, strong, and confident. She has also been learning new treatments, such as eyelashes and works as a part time barber.
Natalie | Practice Manager
Natalie moved here from South Dakota in December of 2021. She attended the University of South Dakota. Natalie has prior experience in retail along with management in health and wellness clinics. Her passion to help others in their skincare journey allows for each person to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin. Fun Fact: Natalie grew up riding horses.
Portia | Nurse Injector
Portia graduated from the University of St. Francis with her BSN. She did Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery nursing at Christ and at The University of Chicago. When the pandemic hit in 2019 the need for nurses drastically increased, she then transitioned into travel nursing where she did FEMA work and worked as charge nurse in areas that were hit the hardest by the pandemic. Although she felt a sense of pride at having worked on the frontlines of COVID-19 she soon realized it was time to peruse her dream of becoming an aesthetic nurse. Portia has found aesthetic nursing to be equally rewarding. It’s great being apart of making patients look and feel the best versions of themselves.
Nancy | Lead Aesthetician
Nancy graduated with her Aesthetics license from G Skin & Beauty Institute in Chicago. She joined our team at Viva La Med Spa to further develop her career in advanced skin care. She developed a true love for this field and became an Esthetician to help her patients reach their full potential while providing a sense of security with their inner and outer beauty. Nancy finds this profession exceptionally rewarding since helping people feel comfortable in their own skin is her true passion.
Justyna | Aesthetician
Justyna Gut received her aesthetician license through Hair Professionals Career College. She joined Viva La Med Spa to grow her knowledge and advance her career. Her goal is to do her absolute best to provide a pure and blissful service to enhance, protect and cherish your beauty. Having clients feeling valued and knowledgeable after each service. Fun fact about Justyna is she was born in the mountains of Poland.
Neomi | Director of Operations
Neomi Mireles studied and majored in Health Science at DePaul University. Her years of first hand experience along with overseeing other medical and salon facilities provides patients with comfort. Neomi's adoration and experience in the industry drives her to ensure every patient always receives exceptional care at Viva La Med Spa. Fun Fact: Neomi named her dog after Leonardo DiCaprio.
Tori | Nurse Injector
Tori received her BSN from the University of Arizona, and works as a registered nurse at a level 1 trauma center. She has always had a passion for aesthetics and enjoys being able to make people feel more comfortable in their own skin. Fun fact: Tori knows American Sign Language.
Olivia | Aesthetician
Olivia Graca received her esthetician license through Hair Professionals career college. She joined our team at Viva La Medspa in order to further her career and truly expand her knowledge in the field. Her goal is to create a wonderful atmosphere for the clientele as well as, to make informed decisions to best help each client on a personalized level to let their true beauty shine. Fun fact about Olivia is bilingual in Polish.
Jasmine | Aesthetician
Jasmine graduated from the Esthetics program at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture in Chicago. Her passion for beauty and skincare dates back to her late teens when she began to struggle with hormonal acne. Researching which products and ingredients worked best for her skin type lead to her passion allowing her to excel at what she does. She takes pride in her work and continues to educate herself on new skincare advancements in this evolving industry. Educating her clients on the proper skincare regimen is one of her top priorities. After all, beautiful skin requires consistency and commitment both in and out of the treatment room!