Gentle Touch MediSpa & Wellness is proud to have the most talented, friendly, and professional med spa staff in Orlando. Our experts will give you their undivided attention and make you feel like royalty, caring for you with personalized service and of course, a gentle touch.
Learn more about our Nurse Practitioners, Estheticians, CoolSculpting® Specialists and Leadership team below.
Lorriel Blaise, Owner and Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
Lorriel Blaise is a board-certified nurse practitioner with a passion for helping her clients at Gentle Touch MediSpa & Wellness look and feel their best. Lorriel has practiced in Florida as a registered nurse practitioner since 2008 and as a registered nurse since 2001. She is a member of the Central Florida Advanced Nursing Practice Council and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Lorriel collaborates directly with Dr. John Micheal Choi, one of Orlando’s premier plastic surgeons, to bring her clients the latest in non-invasive cosmetic procedures and skin care to enhance their natural beauty through through artistry, skill and excellence. Happiness and appreciation for quality of life are predominant in her being. With a family history in the medical field and her love of life, Lorriel’s mission is to bring that happiness and quality to others.
Lorriel is passionate about the greatest art masterpiece ever created – the human body. Along with her years of service in the medical field affording her vast experience with the human art form, Lorriel advanced her knowledge and skills in aesthetic services. Her areas of expertise include skin resurfacing using state-of-the-art lasers, skin rejuvenation through the use of intense pulsed light, laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal and injection of Botox® Cosmetic and dermal fillers such as Juvéderm®, Juvederm Voluma, Restylane, Contour, and Sculptra®. Known for her gentle injection techniques that blend the art and science of facial aesthetics and her authentic and caring persona, Lorriel created Gentle Touch as a place where clients can come to be uplifted because we all want to belong and beloved.
When not at the spa serving clients or developing her team, Lorriel enjoys working out, spending time with family and her 2 Golden Doodle siblings, watching (sometimes) binging movies and shows, dining out or cooking and traveling. She is a both a graduate of UCF and an proud UCF mom.
Lorriel loves quotes; mostly relating to faith, motivation and empowerment. Here is an original that reflects her guiding philosophy:
#BeTrue #BeYou #BeKind
Keelee Aaron, Spa Manager
With a degree from UCF and a background in education and entrepreneurship , Keelee started at Gentle Touch learning the ropes as a Front Desk Concierge and quickly grew her responsibilities to include managing multiple skin care lines and client service trainer. Gentle Touch clients’ love Keelee as her warm and caring personality always makes them feel, welcome special and appreciated. She is a beauty expert with in depth knowledge of advanced skin care and aesthetics.
She was promoted to SPA Manager where her passion for service and creating remarkable experiences has been instrumental in helping create a culture of caring and excellence that makes Gentle Touch a special place to be. Keelee sets high standards and treats everyone with respect. She has an unwavering commitment to coach, develop and empower a team of caring experts to work together to lift people up by delivering on our purpose to Make Everyone Feel Beautiful.
When not leading the team to deliver remarkable client experiences, Keelee enjoys celebrating life with her family and friends, watching her Gators play football, discovering great wines and food and traveling where her favorite place to visit is Italy.
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless”
Magdalena Baidoc, Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
Magdalena Baidoc has been a board-certified nurse practitioner since 2008 and a registered nurse since 2000. She holds a master of science in nursing from the University of Michigan.
Magdalena formerly worked in plastic surgery, refining her techniques for beautiful, natural results. She has delighted thousands of Gentle Touch clients by connecting with them personally to truly understand their needs, wants and concerns then creating a customized treatment plan to enhance their natural beauty. She is an expert injector applying advanced techniques with the right blend of science and art to skillfully administer wrinkle reducers, cosmetic fillers and threads . Her skills and expertise also include intense pulsed light (IPL) photofacials, PicoSure laser skin rejuvenation, tattoo removal, laser hair removal; and medical-grade skin care.
Magdalena’s purpose and passion is to lift her clients up by helping them look and feel their best so they can be more confident and live a happy, fulfilling life. Born in Poland and raised in Canada, Magdalena is fluent in Polish and German. When not delighting here clients or pursuing mastery of medical aesthetics through life long learning, she enjoys spending time with here family traveling, going to the beach and exploring new food and wine.
Anna Kofinas, Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
Anna is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who graduated with honors from South University with a Master’s of Science in Nursing. Through her artistry, skill, and professional passion for aesthetic medicine, she skillfully administers wrinkle relaxers, fillers, threads and PRF Therapy to achieve beautiful, natural results. With years of experience, Anna knows how to safely and properly use the latest laser technology at Gentle Touch to include – Picosure Tattoo Removal, Picosure Skin Rejuvenation, Fractional Skin Resurfacing, IPL Photofacials and Laser Hair Removal – to help her clients get the results they want.
What drives Anna is the joy of watching clients smile when they look in the mirror, knowing she was able to apply her skills and knowledge to help restore their natural beauty and confidence. Anna began her nursing career in Women’s Health, Gynecology and Obstetrics as a registered nurse where she gained valuable experience in meticulously assessing needs, developing individualized treatment plans and providing exceptional care.
Anna was born in Poland, is fluent in Polish and grew up in the Northeast U.S. When not at the spa delighting Gentle Touch clients, Anna enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs and working on DIY projects around the home. Her favorite place to travel is Greece to explore and visit friends and family.
“Do what you love but call it work.”
Krista Santen, Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
Krista is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner who graduated with a 4.0 GPA from Florida Southern College where she holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree. She has been in the nursing field for over ten years specializing in areas of neurology, orthopedics, and aesthetics. Krista is passionate about helping lift others up through beauty and wellness. She works hard to stay up to date with new technology and techniques so she can provide her clients the right treatments that gets the results they want.
Krista is proficient on safe and proper use of medical aesthetics to help clients achieve a natural look that enhances their unique beauty. She has extensive experience on wrinkle relaxers, medical grade skin care lasers including Picosure, Factional skin resurfacing, IPL photofacial, and laser hair removal.
Krista loves to personally connect with her clients to understand their concerns and goals and then partners with the to develop a personalized action plan to become the best version of themselves. Krista is committed to treating everyone with a holistic approach focused on their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. She genuinely cares about the people she serves and works hard to earn their trust and build a long term relationship.
Prior to starting her career as a nurse practitioner, she was a travel nurse and worked all over the country. Her love for travel stated 16 years ago when she volunteered on her first mission trip. Since then, she has served on medical mission trips in over 12 countries and looks forward to the next one.
Nicole Mccain, Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
Nicole is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the medical field for over 10 years. She has a breadth of medical experience in aesthetics, surgery, oncology, hematology and neurology. Aesthetics medicine has always been her passion because it combines her love of medicine, art and helping people feel confident and beautiful. She is adept at seamlessly blending the art and science of aesthetics to give her clients the subtle enhancements they want that highlight their natural beauty.
She takes great care and empathy in listening to each clients needs and loves working with the team at Gentle Touch to alway be learning about the latest, greatest medical aesthetics science and technology. Nicole is a skilled injector and is highly proficient on the safe and effective use of our state of the art skin care lasers including Picosure, Factional skin resurfacing, IPL photofacial, and laser hair removal.
Nicole holds a bachelors degree from UCF and masters degree from Florida Southern College. She is the proud mom of a 1 year old son and 3 step children. A fun fact about Nicole is she and her husband dance professionally as ballroom dancers.
Catalina De Mendoza, Esthetician and Lash Specialist
Born in Columbia, Catalina has been living in southwest Orlando since 1998. She is fluent in Spanish and is a licensed esthetician certified by the Florida Board of Cosmetology and Department of Health. She uses nonsurgical techniques to help her clients achieve healthy, beautiful skin at Gentle Touch MediSpa & Wellness.
Catalina is dedicated to her client’s well-being and personal growth through ongoing skincare training and education. She takes great pride and passion in helping her clients feel comfortable and confident in their own skin to unleash their full potential. When not working at the spa or advancing her skin care skills and knowledge, Catalina spends her time with her family cooking, dining out, watching movies, and traveling.
“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
Jennifer DeAndrea, Esthetician
Originally from the midwest, Jennifer has years of experience in leading medical spas and day spas, Jennifer is an expert in advanced skin care treatments and products. She is highly skilled in microneedling, medical facials, hydrafacials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and dermaplaning.
Jennifer’s has a warm spirit and genuine caring, along with her extraordinary passion, knowledge and highly skilled techniques resonate with Gentle Touch clients. She takes the time to understand her clients needs and then develops unique and customized treatment solutions that accentuate their natural beauty and help them look their best. Along with delivering outstanding results, Jennifer makes sure all of her clients have a remarkable and relaxing spa experience.
When not delighting her clients or sharpening her skin care skills, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, cooking, and watching movies.
“If you can dream it, you can do it.”
Brandi Holland-Phillips, Esthetician and Medical Weight Loss
Brandi is a graduate from the Florida College of Natural Health. She has years of experience providing advanced skin care treatments and coaching to optimize results through complimentary at home regimens. Brandi is a skilled esthetician who loves skin care and is driven to help her clients look and feel their best. She is always learning and teaching as skin care products, technologies and techniques evolve.
Brandi builds natural rapport through active listening and genuine caring. This connection is the foundation of effective communication between Brandi and her clients to create and deliver a customized treatment plan that achieves healthy, glowing and radiant skin. She is always at your service to assure your spa experience leaves you feeling renewed, re-energized and refreshed.
Brandi enjoys spending family time in the kitchen cooking and doing volunteer work with local charities, civic groups and non-profits.
Jennifer Vasquez, CoolSculpting® Specialist and Medical Assistant
Jennifer is a vital player on the Gentle Touch team. Her professionalism, caring and authentic rapport building with clients make her a great asset to create memorable client experiences. After completing over 1300 hours training Jennifer earned her Certification as a Medical Assistant. Prior to joining Gentle Touch, she worked several years as a Medical Assistant in Internal Medicine helping physicians examine and treat patients.
Jennifer is a skilled and knowledgeable medical professional that takes great pride in serving our team and clients. She expertly administers Vitamin Shots and is a Certified CoolSculpting Specialist, successfully performing hundreds of treatments to help our clients reduce unwanted fat and feel more confident. Additionally, she is an invaluable resource and support to help our Nurse Practitioners deliver personalized, safe and effective medical aesthetic treatments that achieve natural results to include: Wrinkle Relaxers, Cosmetic Fillers, PRF Therapy and Laser Treatments.
Jennifer is currently continuing her education with her goal to become a Registered Nurse. Originally from Atlanta, she is fluent in Spanish and when not at the spa she enjoys trying out new restaurants, spending time with family and traveling… especially to her parents hometown in Mexico, which is one of her favorite places.
“How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.”
Hannah Opron, CoolSculpting® Specialist and Medical Assistant
Hannah has years of experience across a variety of customer service roles and thrives on being positive, fun and of service helping make Gentle Touch a special place to be. Hannah serves as a Medical Assistant where she provides outstanding support to our Nurse Practitioners and as a CoolSculpting ELITE Specialist that delivers remarkable client experiences.
Hannah has extensive body contouring technical training and graduated from CoolSculpting University. She loves connecting with her CoolSculpting clients to understand their concerns and then working together to develop a treatment plan customized for their body and the results they desire. She takes great pride in nurturing and delighting her clients helping to lift them up to be the best version of themselves.
Although Hannah moved to Orlando at a young age, she was born in the small town of Greenbrier Tennessee where she loves the culture and will always consider it home. When not at the spa, Hannah enjoys spending time with her family.
“Be a leader and not a follower.” Hannah loves trusting her instincts and intuition and paving her own unique way through life.
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