OUR TEAM

Nichole Meier, B.S.N., R.N.

Lead Nurse Injector/Owner

Nichole "Nikki" Meier is the founder, owner and Lead Injector Specialist at Amici MedSpa. Nichole was born and raised in St. Louis and is married with 2 children. Studying at Maryville University, she received her undergraduate and nursing degree and then obtained her BSN. She honed her medical expertise in many aspects of healthcare: Research Scientist, ER Nurse, Critical Care Environment and Home Health. Building on her desire of helping others combined with her passion for aesthetics, she decided to pursue her dream of opening her own business.

 

Nikki has received formal training and studied with some of the best Nurse Injectors across the US. She continues to take classes to further her skills and keep up with contemporary and cutting edge techniques.

 

Her business model is designed to provide timely, caring and meticulous aesthetic services with proven and excellent results. 

 

Her goal is to help others gain self-confidence in every stage of their life.

 

Amici Med Spa offers a menu with a wide variety of services to accommodate every need with conservative options that will fit your budget yet give million-dollar results. “You shouldn’t have to break the bank to have beautiful skin!”

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Kelsey Long, LE

Lead Esthetician/Spa Manager

After years of struggling with psoriasis, countless dermatology appointments, and unsuccessful treatments, Kelsey realized she wanted to take the esthetics world by storm and make a change. Through her experience, she recognized that while providers treated clients' skin, they were not treating the emotional toll that struggling with skin issues can take on a person. She graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville obtaining her undergraduate degree in Biology. Soon thereafter decided to pursue her dream and enrolled in esthetics school at Salon Professional Academy in 2016. She has continued her education over the last 4 years taking advanced clasess to learn the latest techniques in aesthetics. She is extremely knowledgable and up to date on all medical-grade skincare products that yield the most corrective results.

Kelsey’s goal has been to treat her clients' mind, skin and spirit to provide them with a holistic experience, this is exactly what you will experience while receiving treatments by Kelsey at Amici MedSpa. 

Kelsey strives to be the caring esthetician everyone needs and loves to help people with all their skin concerns, from acne to aging, professional makeup application, and beyond. She wants to make you feel beautiful in your skin. She specializes in medical-grade skincare, micro-needling, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, make-up application, and waxing. 

Vanessa Yandell

Certified Microblading Specialist

Vanessa draws upon over 12 years in the beauty industry, beginning her career as a licensed hairstylist and make-up artist in Beverly Hills, CA.   After learning and mastering the art of hair and make-up application,  she decided to switch careers. She fell in love with microblading after having her own eyebrows done. Vanessa traveled to Seattle, WA where she completed an intense multi-day training under Noi at Seattle 3D Brows where she received her certification in Microblading and Microshading. 

 

Vanessa's commitment as a specialist is to provide every client with the safest, easiest, and most artistic application of semi-permanent makeup customized to give you the most natural enhanced beauty results. Complimentary and thorough consultations are provided to ensure that each clients' questions are answered to full satisfaction. 

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Samantha Gavigan, CMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Samantha is a licensed massage therapist who graduated from The Healing Arts Center. It was there that she completed 600 hours of massage training, learning a wide range of massage techniques such as Swedish massage, deep tissue, Myofascial release, Reiki, trigger point therapy and oncology massage.

 

Samantha first became interested in massage therapy when she was looking for alternative ways to relieve pent up stress. She had been working retail for 10+ years when she came across The Healing Arts Center’s website and realized that she was being called to do something much bigger than herself.

 

Samantha’s approach to massage therapy will always include joy, respect, inclusivity, creativity, individuality, and positive change. She creates client focused sessions through thorough communication and attention to the client’s wants and needs. She is passionate about helping her clients let go of what no longer serves them and helping them achieving balance of mind, body, and spirit through touch therapy.