Aestheticians at FACES+

Offering The Most Advanced Skin Care Treatments. Specialists in Skin Rejuvenation, Anti-Aging, and Acne Care. Our Aestheticians are skilled in all areas of skin care and work together as a team to provide individualized treatment plans for our clientele.

Lynn Bain

Lynn BainLynn attended Poway Academy and received her Aesthetician license in 1997. Throughout her career she has worked closely with multiple Dermatologists as well as Cosmetic Surgeons. She has worked with Dr. Steven Cohen since 2005. Her emphasis is on the treatment of acne and anti-aging with the use of chemical peels, LED and oxygen. Lynn is also highly trained in the treatment of ALA/Photodynamic Therapy and is one of the first Aestheticians to work with the famous Obagi TCA Blue Peel. She is also well versed in cosmetic fillers and lasers and works closely with Faces+ Laser Center to help patients achieve their goal of fabulous skin. Her continued education and passion for helping people achieve beautiful skin has made her not only an expert but a sought after leader in the industry.

Kelly Horton

Kelly Horton is a licensed aesthetician certified by the California Board of Cosmetology. Kelly uses non-surgical techniques to help clients achieve healthy skin. She specializes in correcting common skin conditions associated with acne and pigment disorders. Kelly works with one of the nation’s leaders in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Steven R. Cohen. She focuses on the correction, and maintenance of all stages of acne affecting teens, pregnant women, and women who are pre/post menopausal. Members of Faces+ Skingym enjoy customized monthly treatments that include microdermabrasion, Cosmelan Depigmentation Peel, LED-Light Therapy, Myotonology, Intraceuticals Oxygen Facials and Blu-U® light Therapy.

Melissa Katsakos


Melissa is a Nationally Certified Holistic Health Practitioner & Licensed Medical Aesthetician. Since 1997 Melissa has devoted her therapeutic practice to providing her clients a personalized, results oriented, caring approach.

A wide range of treatment protocols are customized to encourage youthful vibrance and erase the signs of aging. The highest quality products, instruments and techniques are orchestrated to treat sun damaged, acne blemished and sensitive skin conditions.

Known as an industry leader in post operative healing for plastic surgery patients, Melissa is a Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Specialist. She has been a professor of numerous massage modalities including Lymphatic Drainage, Circulatory and Deep Tissue Sculpting at IPSB College for massage and integrative health. Since 2004 Melissa has joyfully worked alongside Dr. Cohen and his incredible team at FACES+.

Heather Arnold

heatherHeather Arnold is pursuing her long-time passion as the new Facesplus make-up artist. Her past experience includes three years as a pharmaceutical representative for Galderma, a leader in the dermatological, pharmaceutical industry. Heather takes her knowledge of skin and her love of helping women correct and maintain their skin into a new dimension, make-up artistry. Heather’s philosophy that healthy, beautiful skin is the foundation for successful make-up application makes her a suitable fit with the Facesplus team of top notch aestheticians, nurses and world renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven Cohen. Heather believes in uncovering the beauty within; her make-up techniques showcase the results of the procedures done at Facesplus, enhancing the client’s best features.

Her educational background includes a bachelor degree and MBA in business, cosmetic certification from California Advanced Aesthetics, and make-up artistry certification from the Marinello School of Beauty.

She and her husband reside in Carmel Valley with their twin 18 year old sons.

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