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MEET US

Providers

Here at About Face Skin Care, we have a staff of four wonderful, knowledgeable, and professionally-trained healthcare providers who are committed to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals. Our providers have a wealth of different unique healthcare experience and will ensure you have all the necessary information about the different treatment and procedure options recommended for you. Known as skin-ologists, our team is comprised of:

Chrissy Thomas, RN, BSN

Owner, Chrissy Thomas, RN, BSN, has worked in the field of anti-aging since 1996.  Chrissy started her journey in plastic surgery as a charge nurse at Egleston Children’s Hospital (now Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta) and moved on to be the director of adult plastic surgery and director of skin services for Plastic Surgery Consultants in Atlanta.  Chrissy has owned and operated About Face Skin Care since March 2002.  She has earned the title of 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 graduate of Pace University School of Nursing in New York.  Mary has worked in many areas of medicine and began her journey in anti-aging with About Face in 2012.  Mary is a Master Level Cosmetic Injector and Assistant Laser Specialist.

Tara Noblett BSN, RN, RNC-MNN

Tara, BSN, RN, RNC-MNN joined About Face Skin Care as a Cosmetic Injector after 20 years as a postpartum and newborn nurse at Northside Hospital. During her time at Northside, Tara served as a preceptor, team leader, patient placement coordinator, and clinical supervisor. She will be seeing clients at both our Snellville and Hamilton Mill locations.

Through their expertise in different fields of medicine and healthcare, they have come together to specialize in different anti-aging and cosmetic treatments and procedures that will provide you with breath-taking and life-transforming results. We look forward to being involved in your journey to achieve your aesthetic goals.

Our Licensed Medical Estheticians and Technicians

Cherri Dursee

Cherri Dursee was the first employee hired at About Face Skin Care and has been with the practice since 2005.  After nine years of working the front desk, Cherri made the decision to return to school and became a Licensed Esthetician at The Elaine Sterling Institute in 2014.  Cherri also holds certifications as an Assistant Laser Specialist, microblading and  is an Oncology Certified Esthetician.

Sona Martinez

Sona Martinez holds certifications as both a Licensed Master Cosmetologist and as a Licensed Medical Esthetician.  After working as a makeup artist at an event for About Face, Sona began working with us as an esthetician in 2010 and has expanded her role to managing and training our aesthetics services.  Sona also holds certifications in phlebotomy and as an Assistant Laser Specialist.  She is also a Certified Coolsculpting Provider.

Olivia Braitsch

Olivia is a Licensed Medical Esthetician and an Assistant Laser Practitioner. She graduated from the Atlanta institute of Aesthetics and has returned to school to obtain her RN degree. After she graduates from nursing school, she wishes to become an Aesthetic Nurse Injector.

Peggy Donovan

Peggy Donovan left a life of retirement from Johnson & Johnson to return to work part time with About Face in 2010.  After a short while working the desk, Peggy returned to school to obtain her Licensed Esthetician certification.  When Peggy’s husband retired in 2015, Peggy changed her status to PRN and continues to help service our clients, working a couple of prescheduled days and other times when we need an extra hand.  Peggy is also an Assistant Laser Practitioner.

Aliny Carrijo

Aliny Carijo, LE is a native of Brazil who became a proud citizen of the United States.  She has always been enchanted by the world of cosmetics and, after graduating with a degree in Business Administration in 2000, completed a certification in esthetics at The Elaine Sterling Institute in Atlanta.  In addition to her esthetics certification, Aliny is also an Assistant Laser Specialist and is certified in microblading.

LaTrenda Wilson

LaTrenda Wilson holds a certification as a Master Cosmetologist.  LaTrenda is a former salon owner who has enjoyed expanding her knowledge in the field of skin care. LaTrenda has enjoyed being a part of our Side Step Oncology Aesthetics program and currently holds a certification in Oncology Aesthetics and as an Assistant Laser Specialist.

Carla Trogden

Carla is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and has worked in the hospital setting for more than 12 years. After spending several years at home raising her two children, she decided to get back into the work force and trained to become a CoolSculpting provider. She joined our practice in May of 2019 and has been a CoolSculpting provider for 3 years.

Kelly Murray

Since 2008, Kelly has fulfilled many roles in the skincare industry including Advanced Aesthetics trainer and former spa owner. Throughout her career, Kelly has sought to keep up with the latest results-oriented products and modalities to ensure her clients receive the very best. In addition to her esthetics license, Kelly is also a Certified Lash Lift Specialist and looks forward to continuing to grow with About Face.

Raquel Lopez

Raquel holds certification as a GA Licensed Esthetician and GA Assistant Cosmetic Laser Practitioner. Raquel’s zest for knowledge in the evolving skincare industry makes certain that she continues to stay well informed of the most advanced technologies/ cutting edge treatments. Raquel takes pride in enhancing her clients’ natural beauty and is committed to providing clients the best experience. She is a President’s list 4.0 graduate from Lanier Technical College.

OUR SUPPORT TEAM

Sam Thomas

Owner

Sam Thomas (Owner) holds a BS degree from Emory University. After a 17 year career in the Information Technology arena, he left his position in December of 2010, to join his wife (Chrissy Thomas) with managing the practice in a business development role. He is tasked with overseeing duties such as growing market share, daily operations, marketing, client retention, web development, social media, and business expansion.

Susie Moe

Practice Development

Susie Moe received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University and her Master of Business Administration from Central Missouri State.  After years in the corporate world, she spent time at home raising her three children and pursuing other interests. Susie began working with our front desk team in 2013 and since has become our Practice Manager.

Jenny Bland

Front Desk Associate

Jenny Bland joined the About Face staff in 2018 as a member of our front desk team.  Jenny is also our buyer for our boutique items and makes sure our office is stocked with beautiful baubles to browse when you visit our spa.  Jenny moved to the states from England in 1998 and has lived in Snellville for over 20 years.

Leslie Bowler

Patient Liaison

Leslie is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. She has served in marketing, sales, consulting and client relations roles as an Account Executive in the marketing, staffing and insurance industries. Leslie is happy to assist current and prospective clients of About Face Skin Care, as well as focus on marketing responsibilities.

Katie Gregory

Practice Manager

Katie Gregory joined the About Face team in 2018.  Katie brings extensive experience in retail management and impeccable customer service skills.  Katie is the Assistant Practice Manager and Event Planner for About Face.

Robyn Reynolds

Front Desk Associate

Robyn worked as a Front Desk Associate for About Face Skin Care for several years prior to a move to Michigan 3 years ago. We are so happy to have Robyn return to Snellville and rejoin our team. Robyn is a UGA graduate with a BFA degree in Theater and a Snellville native.

Debby Bostick

Front Desk Associate

Debby joined About Face as a front desk associate after over 30 years of working in a local Internal Medicine practice. She has extensive experience in Practice Management and has worked as a medical assistant.

Treating and Delegating Physician: Dr. Tina Ann-Kerr Thompson