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Neekan Rivera, PA-C

Neekan Rivera, PA-CNeekan Rivera, PA-C, is an expert injector and specializes in panfacial rejuvenation using the most innovative and advanced techniques. She is able to rejuvenate all areas of the face using a variety of products with minimal bruising and swelling utilizing her cannula techniques. Beyond her clinical expertise, Neekan prides herself on her strong attention to detail and ability to recognize each patient’s natural beauty. She is often referred to as a “perfectionist” and loves giving her patients a beautiful and natural result. Her strong desire to excel in injectables has led her to become an assistant for Allergan Master level courses and train with some of the best injectors in the nation. She is also an expert in skin resurfacing, micro-needling, scar revision and skin care and is able to tailor a variety of treatments to help patients reach their cosmetic goals.

Neekan also works in medical dermatology diagnosing and treating common skin disorders. She believes this knowledge allows her to achieve the best results possible by using a combination of cosmetic and medical treatments to address her patients’ skin concerns.

Neekan’s passion is helping patients feel confident and look youthful and refreshed. Neekan is loved by her patients for her aesthetic approach, her warm and passionate character and her honesty. They trust she will always be honest and help them seek the best possible outcome while forming long-lasting relationships.
Neekan earned her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami. During her undergrad, she worked as a research assistant for one of the top injectors at that time, Dr. Frederic Brandt at the Dermatology Research Institute in Miami, Florida where she assisted with clinical trials on fillers and Botox.

She went on to study medicine at the George Washington University with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant studies graduating cum laude. Upon graduation, she worked in internal medicine in Denver, CO and developed a diverse clinical background. Her passion for dermatology and facial aesthetics led her to accept a position with a cosmetic dermatology clinic in Los Angeles that allowed her to advance her aesthetic skills and receive extensive dermatology training.

Neekan continues to attend advanced trainings to research and learn the newest and most exciting non-invasive procedures. She remains at the forefront and continues to provide the best care in the field of natural-looking, non-surgical facial medical aesthetics.

 Lauren Pickard, Aesthetician

Lauren Pickard has had a life long passion for skin care. She made her passion a career two years ago, becoming a licensed aesthetician. Whether it be a chemical peel or deep cleaning facial with her favorite step, extractions, Lauren aims to deliver results. Sharing her knowledge of products and creating specialized skincare routines, she works to help her clients become more confident in their skin.

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Celeste has been LA’s beauty ‘secret for the last several years and counts some of the industry’s most notable names as her clients. Her unique holistic and knowledgeable approach to skin care, coupled with in depth experience with chemical peels and acne, opens up a whole new world of customized treatments for those who take skin care seriously.

John Tew, Aesthetician

John Tew, also known as the “Beverly Hills Beauty Guru,” is a celebrity facial alchemist who has transformed the field of beauty and has become one of the most sought after names in the business. With over fifteen years of experience, he has developed new anti-aging protocols that take reverse aging to a whole new level. John has worked with top brands like MBR, AQ Solutions, KaplanMD, RéVive, Cle de Peau Beauté, Bvlgari Skincare, Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, Shiseido, 3LAB, Sue Devitt, AmorePacific, and many more.

His unique approach of tapping into the heart, body, and soul of the individual creates a tailored experience that is specific to the clients needs. His treatments include a broad range of services, such as facial sculpting, waveflow lymphatic face drainage, energy point face activation, the first ever hyperbaric facial treatments, first in the US to work with the iModel from Germany creating new protocols, other methods utilizing machines, ingredient technologies, and other modalities. While his work may be seen as an outer transformation, clients also rave about an inner shift after working with him. John is known to incorporate crystal work and healing techniques that help align the energy centers of the body for greater energy flow and skin balancing.

John currently resides and mostly works in Los Angeles. He also provides services in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Hermosa Beach. Renowned for his facial sculpting and waveflow techniques that was inspired by his mother and master teachers. Many of his clients fly into LA seeking his services as well as they fly him all around the world for treatments.

Maria Duran, R.M.D.S, Motykie Med Spa’s Body Contouring Specialist

Maria is a Registered Medical Diagnostic Sonographer (Ultrasound Technology) and a specialist in the field of Radio Frequency therapy. She is committed to providing you with healthy, lasting body contouring and to increase your overall well-being. Utilizing the latest in non-surgical Ultrasound Cavitation and the revolutionary Ultralipo Clay Beauty, Maria will help you find a suitable alternative to surgical procedures, or in conjunction with surgery, to maximize your desired results. Along with shedding stubborn fat and excess skin, you will reduce bodily toxins and stimulate collagen formation for anti-aging benefits.

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