Racquel Frisella, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC is the founder of Racquel Aesthetics. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with over 13 years of experience in the Aesthetics industry. Racquel’s ever evolving knowledge of the latest beauty innovations combined with her personable demeanor and eagerness to help others reach their beauty goals make her the go-to girl for patients all over the country. Racquel has always had a passion for aesthetics and all things beauty. Her love for the art of aesthetic medicine is evident in her work. Racquel’s facial rejuvenation artistry is achieved with the use of dermal fillers, botox, dysport, lasers, and skincare. She has proven expertise in giving patients the “natural look.” Having previously worked as a neonatal nurse, Racquel has delicate injection technique. Racquel’s facial rejuvenation artistry is customized to each individual patient’s needs. She is dedicated to developing long-term relationships with her patients and she works very hard to ensure that each and every patient’s goals are understood and achieved.
Jasmine Henderson is an expert in the aesthetic field, specializing in injectables and creating a customized skincare regimen for her patients. She has over 20 years of experience in the aesthetic industry which began in Columbia, Missouri while earning her bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri. Jasmine lived on the central coast of California for 6 years where she worked with some of the top aesthetic trainers in the country.
Jasmine has previously been working with a top dermatologist in Springfield, Missouri for over 9 years before joining Racquel Aesthetics. This experience has given her a vast knowledge on injectables and facial anatomy. She has truly become an expert and has a reputation for giving her patients a natural, beautiful result.
“My favorite part of the job is the relationships I build with my patients. It is also being able to see them build confidence and love what they see in the mirror. This is priceless and is exactly why I keep pushing to be my absolute best for them!”
Rebecca Strickland, RN, BSN, is an experienced, board-certified Aesthetic Nurse Injector. Rebecca’s ever-evolving knowledge and eagerness to help others reach their aesthetic goals allow her to stand out from others. Her expertise is in providing her patients with a “natural but noticeable” look. Rebecca’s artistic eye is evident in her use of dermal fillers (Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane), neurotoxins (Botox and Dysport), micro-needling with SkinPen, and her ability to create personalized skincare regimens.
Her knowledge of facial anatomy, expertise in cosmetic injections, and gentle approach help achieve each patient’s goals. Rebecca is devoted to continuing her education and is in pursuit of obtaining her Advanced Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner degree at Maryville University.
Brooke Coudret, RN, BSN is a board certified nurse injector with a true passion for helping people achieve confidence through aesthetic medicine. She has undergone extensive training in filler and botox injections, customized skin care regimens, microneedling, lasers, and offers all injectable treatments available at Racquel Aesthetics. Brooke is passionate about helping people feel their very best and strives to deliver beautiful, natural results by enhancing her patients’ natural beauty. Brooke obtained her nursing degree from the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College in 2014, and she is constantly seeking more knowledge and learning additional skills to always provide the very best treatments. She is a perfectionist and loves providing custom and individualized treatment plans for each and every patient. Brooke is a loving wife and mother to her son, Bowie James. When she's not working, Brooke likes to spend time with her family, enjoying the outdoors, exercising, traveling, and shopping. She is committed to developing long-term relationships with her patients and is excited to help guide them on their journey!
Emily is a certified medical assistant with over 3 years experience working in aesthetics and primary care. Her background is in personal training and nutrition. She is passionate about helping others to look and feel their best. She is dedicated to building lasting relationships with patients and committed to providing them with an excellent experience at Racquel aesthetics.
Madi comes to Racquel Aesthetics with over 2 years of client support and patient care experience in aesthetics and healthcare. She is passionate about helping others look and feel like the best version of themselves. As a medical assistant, Madi is committed to providing the highest level of care for patients at Racquel Aesthetics. Prior to joining the team, she spent the last year providing wellness therapies at a top medical center in St. Louis.
Madi was born in Chicago and raised in St. Louis. In her free time she enjoys spending her days outdoors, biking and hiking on local trails
Lucy Greene is our Lead Licensed Esthetician & Certified Acne Specialist who also manages our esthetics team at Racquel Aesthetics. Lucy has dedicated over 10 years to helping clients achieve beautiful skin, both in the office and virtually online. After working for a plastic surgeon for 8 years, continuous education on new devices and modalities is very important to fulfill clients' needs and expectations. Lucy is certified in Microneedling, Dermaplaning, Wet/Dry Microdermabrasion, Hydrafacial, Radiofrequency, Mild-Medium Depth Chemical Peels, & Custom Acne Regimens. As an acne sufferer herself, creating multi-faceted plans to treat inflammatory skin conditions is her passion, and has a robust portfolio of happy clients with clear skin.
Emily Altman is a Licensed Esthetician, Laser Specialist and Certified Medical Assistant. For the past 4 and a half years, she has spent her time at Nayak Plastic Surgery seeing patients solely for non-ablative laser treatments such as IPL/BBL, Laser Resurfacing and Laser Hair Reduction. Emily is frequently sought after for her experience and tremendous results. Prior to joining Nayak Plastic Surgery, Emily worked in an extremely busy dermatology practice in Chicago with five physicians. She frequently assisted in surgery, helped with biopsies and in-room exams, as well as, saw her own patient’s for everything from dermaplaning and chemical peels to lasers. It was here that Emily learned a great deal about skin diseases and disorders and developed a true understanding of the skin. Emily’s priority is to help people look and feel their best. Her goal is to always understand what is important to her patients, and then create a plan that will help them feel beautiful from the inside out! While she loves all things laser, she also loves microneedling and medical grade skincare. This industry is her passion and she is so thankful to be joining the amazing team at Racquel Aesthetics!
Denise Wilson is a Licensed Esthetician, Laser Specialist and CMA. Her natural talent as an Esthetician is enhanced by 20 years of experience working side by side with some of the top dermatologists and plastic surgeons in St. Louis. Prior to joining Racquel Aesthetics, Denise spent the last 10 years honing her skills in the cosmetic dermatology office of Dr. Kandula in Frontenac. Denise has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Resurfacing Lasers, IPL, Chemical Peels, Microneedling and Dermaplaning. She specializes in anti-aging treatments and uses IPL skin rejuvenation to treat fine lines, pigmentation from sun damage, rosacea and acne scars. Denise loves educating patients on different treatments and establishing a personalized plan of care to help them take their skin to the next level. Her goal with your session is to empower you to feel confident and radiant in your own skin.
Stephanie Garlick is a licensed medical aesthetician and laser technician with over 10 years of experience in the skin care industry. Her varied past experiences working in both the medical and spa settings, as well as a national trainer for Ulta Beauty, have brought together a wonderful balance of skills that further elevate the patient experience. She specializes in Microneedling with PRP, PRP Hair Restoration, Radio Frequency, Dermaplaning, Hydrafacial, Wet/Dry Microdermabrasion, Mild-Deep length Chemical Peels and customized skin treatments. She is also skilled in laser procedures such as CO2, IPL, Laser Hair removal, Tattoo removal and more. Stephanie’s treatments are results driven, while maintaining a relaxing and pampering atmosphere. Her love for educating and building relationships with her clients is what is most rewarding to her, and seeing their confidence rise as they achieve their skin care goals. “My love for beauty and makeup is what originally led me to a career in skin care. I enjoy providing treatments, educating, and seeing the results of individuals that share a passion about their own skin care - all while making them feel as comfortable as possible!
Annie Galvin is a results-driven Licensed Medical Aesthetician and Certified Medical Assistant, Laser Technician and Skin Care Expert who believes every successful treatment plan begins with a thorough, in-depth consultation. Annie is from St. Louis and moved to Chicago & graduated from DePaul University before pursuing her love of beauty, paired with science and aesthetics. She began her career working within a plastic surgeon’s office in Chicago’s Gold Coast as well as helping her mentor open her own medical spa practice in Chicago. Annie specializes in the use of intense Pulsed Light (IPL), Broad Band Light (BBL), radio frequency, ND:YAG diode lasers, microneedling, dermaplaning, laser hair reduction, chemical peels, customized skin care plans and overall facial rejuvenation and anti-aging treatments. Annie is devoted to being a part of her client’s journey in making them look and feel more confident in their own skin by tailoring the most effective technologies and treatments to ensure the best possible results for her patients.
Lea comes to Racquel Aesthetics with years of customer service experience and a love for helping others. As Patient Care Coordinator, she will ensure patients are knowledgeable about their treatments and go above and beyond to ensure they receive the best care possible. Lea is a former collegiate soccer player and graduate of Missouri Baptist University. In her spare time, Lea loves to ride horses and she recently married her high school sweetheart.
Jamie comes to Racquel Aesthetics with over 20 years of client care service and aesthetician experience. She has extensive knowledge of the skincare industry and loves helping others feel their best. As a Patient Care Coordinator, Jamie understands each patient is unique and takes the time to ensure they are assisted accordingly. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and fur babies.
Kristina comes to Racquel Aesthetics with 14 years of knowledge, sales, and management experience in the medical industry. As practice manager, Kristina is committed to providing the highest level of customer service and patient satisfaction, while being the “behind the scenes force” that keeps the team functioning at the highest level. Prior to joining the team, she spent the last 3 years in sales for one of the top-3 body contouring plastic surgeons in the US.
Kristina was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Together with her husband, they enjoy being outdoors and going on new adventures in their spare time.
Alyssa Brotherton joins Raquel Aesthetics as the Operations Manager of the RFA Skincare Division. Alyssa assumes this role capably due to her educational and employment experience, coupled with her abundant energy and her positive outlook on life. Alyssa has a commitment to perfection and seeks to ensure RFA Skincare customers are satisfied and amazed with results of their treatments, but also with the excellent customer service that Racquel Aesthetics and RFA Skincare embodies. Her nine years as a Masters-Level prepared elementary educator has enabled her to develop the skills required to be successful. Teaching diverse learners, effectively communicating with families and being a loyal teammate are attributes she believes will contribute to this outcome. She plans to incorporate her detail-oriented organizational skills, commitment to open communication and drive for satisfied clients into her duties as the operations manager. Alyssa is married, and she and her husband, Justin, are believers in healthy living and personal fitness, enjoy traveling, as well as maintaining close relationships with family and lifelong friends.