Kristi Sims - Owner/Esthetician
Kristi became interested in esthetics after experiencing dramatic improvements on her own skin from facial treatments. Having skin care issues herself, inspired her to experiment with different facial treatments leading to a curiosity and passion towards skin care. As a spa owner, Kristi strives to set The Skin Bar apart from the typical spa business model. She has created a warm and welcoming place that clients can walk into and feel their stressful everyday world melt away. Kristi has worked for over a decade as an esthetician. She started The Skin Bar as a one woman operation in 2012 in Benton. Since that time she has added Massage Therapists, Estheticians, Myofascial Release Therapist, a Laser Technician, Lash Tech, Microblading, and a Nurse Practitioner that does Injections.
Shelby Stringfellow-LPN Senior Laser Tech
Shelby is from England AR. She went to HSU then on to St.Vincent nursing. She has lived in this area for the past 23 years. Shelby is certified to Pixels, Photo Facials, LHR, microdermabrasions, and chemical peels. With 40 years experience as a nurse as well as 13 plus years as a laser tech. She joins us from Sona Med Spa. When she is not working she spends most of her time with her family. She has been married for 52 years a mother to 3 daughters and grandmother to 7.
Brittany Lee - Licensed Massage Therapist
Brittany is a skilled and caring massage therapist and believes in the healing potential of massage therapy. She believes bodywork nourishes the body and mind on a cellular, emotional and spiritual level. With each massage she strives to provide a safe space for her clients to deeply relax & rejuvenate. She specializes in a heartfelt, nurturing therapeutic massage and tailors each session to that client’s unique needs.
Cindy L. Adams - MFR Therapist
Cindy's passion is bringing the hope of healing to people! After her own journey through pain and dysfunction Cindy found healing through the gentle and effective therapy of John Barnes' Myofascial Release (MFR.) This led Cindy to become a massage therapist specializing in MFR and opening Revive Myofasical Release in 2012. Cindy has studied Myofascial Release under John Barnes, PT and brings this gentle and effective therapy to her clients in a safe and caring environment. MFR is a manual therapy that acknowledges the pain you feel while looking for and releasing the restrictions in your body's tissues (fascia) that cause the pain. MFR helps balance your body while supporting your mind-body connection. Cindy empowers her clients with education and self care information.
MFR is effective for many chronic pain conditions, stress, and well-being. MFR is beneficial for babies, expectant moms, and men and women of all ages. For more information please visit ReviveMFR.com.
Rob Cook -LMT
Rob moved here from Pennsylvania 10 years ago. He is very passionate about helping people recover from injuries. He is qualified in various techniques such as relaxation and deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, PNF stretching, and lymphatic drainage. When he is not working on people he spends time with his kids, plays music, hikes with his dog and reads about quantum physics and philosophy.
Cindy Deaton- Esthetician
Cindy is an avid exerciser teaching water aerobics when she is not doing skincare. She loves to sing and dance and has a black-belt in Taekwondo. She specializes in relaxing facials for those who love more massage in treatment..
Karmen Hart - Esthetician - Lash Technician
Karmen graduated from Continental Beauty College in 1980 with her Manicure license, and Esthetician license in 2003. She specialize in Xtream Lashes and skin care. She has worked in the beauty industry for over 30 years.
Ashley Valdez- Esthetician-Senior Laser Tech
Ashley completed high school in 2007 from Cabot, Arkansas. She has always loved the beauty and skin care industry. Starting in 2011 doing custom airbrush tans and in 2015 decided to pursue laser and medical aesthetics school at the National Laser Institute in Dallas, Texas following with esthetician school in Benton, Arkansas. Ashley is very passionate about skin care and educating her clients. She has retained many clients that have become more then just clients, they have became friends. She makes sure her clients feel comfortable from the moment they walk through the door to during every treatment they receive. She is very detail oriented, organized and precise in administrating treatments. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, going on adventures including hikes and trails or anything that is next to a lake or beachside, along with spending time with her family and relatives.
Jessica Richardson- Nurse Practitioner - Injector
Jessica started out in the esthetic field 13 years ago for a plastic surgeon and went on to get her RN the PRN. She has had extensive training with Allergan. When she is not in the ER or injecting she spends time with her husband and 4 kids.
Lily is an Aesthetics Physician Assistant. She grew up in Boston, MA and attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where she obtained her Bachelors of Health Sciences and Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants. Lily has been practicing in surgical subspecialties since 2012 with training from one of the top hospitals in the nation, Mayo Clinic. She also worked in New York, one of the countries hub for aesthetic medicine, furthering her technical skills and solidifying her artistic abilities while excelling in the field of aesthetics. Lily focuses on attention to detail and precision while recognizing the importance of facial anatomy to be able to deliver the high quality of care to her patients. She wants her patients to look like their best versions of themselves!