OUR MEDICAL STAFF
Chrissy Thomas, RN, BSN
Owner Chrissy Thomas, RN, BSN, has worked in the field of skin care since 1996. A graduate of Georgia Baptist College of Nursing in Atlanta, she has held positions as charge nurse of plastic surgery for Egleston Children’s Hospital (now Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta), and director of adult plastic surgery and director of skin care services for Plastic Surgery Consultants in Atlanta. Chrissy has owned and operated About Face Skin Care since March 2002, and opened About Mind and Body, a fitness boutique located within About Face, in 2012. Chrissy is well known in the cosmetic community where she is a respected as Master Level Cosmetic Injector and Senior Laser Specialist.
Tina-Ann Kerr Thompson, MD
Tina-Ann Kerr Thompson, MD spent most of her life in Hartford, CT. She received her Bachelor of Science degree at Yale University. After graduating from Boston University School of Medicine, she completed the Emory Family Medicine Residency Program . She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Medicine. She is a member of the Georgia and American Association of Family Practice. She serves as a preceptor for medical students from Emory University and Mercer School of Medicine. Dr. Thompson has served as the Treating and Delegating Physician for About Face Skin Care since 2011.
Mary Jackson, RN
Mary Jackson, RN, is a 1983 graduate of Pace University School of Nursing in New York. Mary has worked as an RN for over 20 years in orthopedics, neurology, geriatrics and surgery. She’s held many charge positions including her current position as charge nurse of the pre-op and PACU department at Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center in Snellville. Mary was a client of About Face Skin Care for five years before training and certifying to work with About Face Skin Care in 2012. Mary is a Master Level Cosmetic Injector and Assistant Laser Specialist.
OUR LICENSED MEDICAL AESTHETICIANS
A native to Brazil, Aliny graduated in Business Administration in 2000. Five years later she moved to the United States to seek new professional challenges. Aliny has been in the states for over 10 years now. Enchanted by the world of cosmetics, she graduated as an esthetician at The Sterling Elaine Insitute ESI, and has been working in this area ever since. Her goal is to help promote a healthy skin and body to my clients. Aliny loves her profession. She believes being up to date with the industry, honing her craft, and having great humor are essential to being a great aesthetician.
LaTrenda Wilson is a Master Cosmetologist and an Oncology Certified Skin Care Specialist. Born in North Carolina, she grew up in Connecticut. She is a former salon owner as well as a modern stylist engaged in many facets of the beauty arena. LaTrenda is the proud mother of four sons and has been heavily involved in a plethora of community activities such as PTSA, school council, band board, and church programs. She is enthusiastic about SideStep, as she truly believes feeling good on the outside, helps one to heal on the inside through inner faith, mind, body and spirit.
Cherri Dursee was the first employee at About Face Skin Care, and has been with the practice since 2005. After nine years of responsibilities of Front Desk duties, Cherri made the decision to return to school in 2014 to receive her Esthetician license in order to become more “hands-on” with our patients. She will continue to serve and educate customers in the years to come. You’ll see her smiling face each time you visit us at About Face Skin Care and About Mind and Body.
Sona Martinez is a Licensed Master Cosmetologist and a Licensed Medical Esthetician. Sona has worked as a freelance hair and make-up artist for over nine years. Her work includes professional photo shoots, commercial and video production, print advertising, and fashion editorials. She has the remarkable talent to enhance the natural beauty of the face. She maintains a clientele across the nation. After working years as a freelance make-up artist Sona expanded her talent and knowledge in the skin care industry.
Peggy Donovan holds a B.S. degree in business from Brenau University in Gainesville. After a 25-year career in accounting and benefits administration with Johnson & Johnson, she decided to enter the field of skincare. She was an About Face client for many years before becoming a staff member in 2010, earning a certification as a Licensed Medical Esthetician. Peggy and her husband live in Flowery Branch.