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Nurse Injector in Colorado Springs, CO

Melissa Payton, Nurse Injector, LPN

Melissa, is a highly trained LPN by profession with over 14 years of nursing experience and is a Cosmetic Nurse Injector here at Springs Aesthetics. Melissa is a leader and certified in all Laser treatments, medical grade facials and ThermiVA (Feminine Wellness/Vaginal Rejuvenation) therapy. Her skills include working in both a surgical and non-surgical setting. Her area of expertise is in non-surgical treatments including Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxins to aid in minimizing the aging process.

As a specialist, working under the medical directorship of Dr. John R. Burroughs, Melissa’s passion is to provide her patients a detailed, comprehensive evaluation consultation as well as a facial mapping of each individual’s anatomy, to develop a customized treatment plan specific to their needs. Melissa has an artistic eye, and the unique talents to help patients achieve excellent facial improvements through re-volumizing and contouring needed areas of the face and to relax bothersome wrinkles. Melissa cares deeply about her patients, listens to their needs and addresses their concerns as an individual. Her Treatment specialties include aesthetic injectables such as Botulinum Toxin, dermal fillers and silhouette InstaLift thread lifting.

She continues her training to stay knowledgeable in the “up to date” progression of the newest products, technology and techniques.  She attends several cosmetic meetings a year to learn the best safety protocols and advanced techniques.


Aesthetician in Colorado Springs, CO

Maria Iniguez, Aesthetician

Maria Iniguez is a Licensed Aesthetician here at Springs Aesthetics. She graduated locally at International Salon and Spa Academy, where she received certificates in microdermabrasion and chemical peels. She originally went to school to be a hairstylist but fell in love with the aesthetics side of the beauty industry. Maria has been a Licensed Aesthetician for almost 4 years and is laser certified. She has worked in several spas, and was a Brow Expert with Benefit Cosmetics, and is considered our ‘brow gal’.

While in school, Maria quickly realized that she wanted to work more towards helping patients with aging skin, hyperpigmentation, and acne/acne scars. Maria’s favorite treatments are with hydration and deep exfoliation to bring out a patient’s natural and beautiful glow and enjoys every minute of it. Maria cares about making her guests happy, giving them amazing results, and educating clients about their specific skin type. Her ultimate goal is for her patients to walk away feeling confident in their own skin.