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Sheila Gibilisco

Spa Owner

 Skin Care - Waxing - Permanent Makeup

After working in the banking industry for over 10 years, Sheila decided to make a change in her career and take classes in massage therapy. She always had a desire to help people and thought of going into nursing but also enjoyed massage work. Sheila later fell in love with the beauty industry after receiving her massage therapy license at the Touch Therapy Institute where she studied esthetics at the Lu Ross Academy. She worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment and Tri Star Studio’s, working on movie locations as a massage therapist.  In addition to the movie industry, Sheila also worked at a day spa were she learned more about the beauty industry and esthetics. After studying ethetics, she went on to be certified in permanent make up and trained with Susan Church at the International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics.

Sheila’s Advance training courses and Certificates:

  • Permanent Make up (eyeliner, lip liner, powder eyebrows, eyebrow hair simulation, corrective pigment camouflage and scalp hair simulation, lash enhancement, areola re-pigmentation)

  • Collagen Induction Therapy

  • Eyelash Extensions

  • Peter Thomas Roth  (the Aging, Sun Damaged Skin)

  • Jan Marini Advance chemical peels

  • Visual Changes TCA, Jessner peels, fade & firm peels

  • Vascular Blemish and skin tag removal

  • Medical Microdermabrasion

  • Jane Iredale makeup classes

  • Yonka of Paris advanced courses

  • The Wax Queen classes for Brazilian waxing

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Kayla Gardener

Skin Care - Waxing - Eyelash Extensions

Kayla has been a licensed esthetician and has worked at InSPArations since 2016. She attended the Esthetician Program at the Santa Barbara City College Cosmetology Academy and has also taken classes at the International Dermal Institute. She specializes in natural looking (as well as more dramatic) eyelash extensions and is continuing education in all her fields. She also does waxing and makeup application. Kayla is passionate about holistic skincare to keep skin balanced and healthy. She is passionate about well-maintained brows, which can make a huge difference in the overall look of your face. She can't wait to help you on your way to better skin!

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Renee Waddle

Skin Care - Waxing

Renee became a licensed esthetician in 2003 and has been working at InSPArations since 2005. She enjoys providing services that include, anti-aging treatment, mineral make-up application, and waxing.

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Jordan Chance

Skincare - Waxing 

My name is Jordan Chance and I have been a licensed esthetician since 2007. I’ve spent the last 17 years moving around with my Air Force husband and we were fortunate to have lived in Louisiana, Italy, California, and North Dakota. We decided to make California our permanent home and I’m so excited to serve the central coast in all things esthetics!

Debbie Gandall

Nail Technician

Hello I'm Debbie Gandall, a nail technician known in Goleta and Santa Barbara as "Nail Debbie." I do manicures/pedicures and gel manicures/pedicures. I've owned two salons, The Nail Buff and Payten's Place. I was published on "W" Magazine's first issue having done Stella Tennent's nails. My client's have always been my first priority, even on Holidays! My clients are considered my "family." Being in the beauty business for over 38 years has given me the opportunity to make people feel and look happy and beautiful!

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Heather Magness

Massage Therapist

Heather Magness is a seasoned massage therapist with four years of hands-on experience, specializing in Swedish, deep tissue, polarity, craniosacral, pregnancy, hot stone, trigger point, and reflexology techniques. Dedicated to providing personalized sessions tailored to each client's needs, Heather's nurturing touch aims to promote relaxation, alleviate tension, and enhance overall well-being. With a passion for holistic healing, Heather invites you to embark on a journey of restoration and rejuvenation through her skilled and compassionate approach to massage therapy.

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Makiko "Maki" Karp

Massage Therapist

Makiko was first certified as a massage therapist in 2003, first getting her certification in Japan and then again in San Luis Obispo at the California Holistic Institute. She is certified in aromatherapy massage, pregnancy massage, reflexology, deep tissue massage, lymphatic massage, reiki, stone therapy, cranial sacral therapy and Swedish massage.

 

She has taken many professional development classes, including being trained by world renowned trainer, Brandon Raynor. She is also proudly certified by the California Massage Therapy Council.

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Ashly Mock

Massage Therapist

"Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.  Be kind. Always."

 

Ashly been massage therapist for 9 years! She studied in Los Angeles at Southern California Health Institute for Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy aide.

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Jen Haskell

Hair Stylist

Jen has been a licensed Stylist/Colorist on the central coast for almost 20 years. She specializes in both men’s and women’s custom cuts and has extensive experience in various coloring techniques. If you need a Keratin Treatment she is the stylist for you!

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Paige Maxwell Trego

Hair Stylist

Paige has been a part of our InSPA family for many years and sees every guest as unique. She knows clients don't necessarily want the exact same service every time and strives to be prepared, whether it's the tried and true color you've been loving, or a brand new style on the fly! Paige offers every color, cut, texture and style service available. She is a Kevin Murphy Color.Me stylist, which offers flexibility in customizing color for each unique guest. She also offers Olaplex for the strength and health of your hair.

 

Paige especially loves color corrections and has a knack for problem solving and being quick on her feet. As she often says, "I have a 1 year old boy, I’ve learned to adapt and overcome!"

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Xochitl "Xo"/"Flower" Gallo

Hair Stylist

Xo has been a stylist since 2012 and studied cosmetology at the Institute of Beauty Culture. Since then she has continued her education; taking color classes with Redken, Matrix, and Pravana. As well as updo and styling classes with Sexy Hair. Xo’s hobbies include yoga, belly dancing, and crocheting beanies!

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Cracelia "Sheila" Ramirez

Hair Stylist

"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." -Mother Teresa

Sheila got her cosmetology license in 2021. She studied at Institute of Beauty Culture in Santa Maria. She specializes in balayages and Brazilian blowouts.

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Kelsea Hazard

Hair Stylist

Kelsea has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2007. She enjoys helping clients maintain their style or transforming it into something new!

If you’re thinking about cutting more than 12 inches of hair, Kelsea would love to help you donate your locks to someone in need.

Carol Wallace 

Hair Stylist

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