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Category Archive: Potosa Spa

  1. Meet the Team: Diane Raisbeck

    A veteran Esthetician, Diane Raisbeck has been with Potosa Spa since 2012.  Diane is from Hazel Green, Wisconsin and graduated from Capri College.  Read on as she shares unique beauty and wellness tips that can be incorporated into your daily routine.
    Joined the team:
    In August of 2011
    Hometown: Hazel Green, Wisconsin
    Background/Schooling: “I graduated from Lancaster High School and went on to earn my certification in Esthetics from Capri College.”
    Name one step of your beauty routine that you could never skip: “Moisturizing my skin in the morning and at night.”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “Facials, of course!”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “Milk and Honey Body Scrub and Butter.”
    What wellness and/or relaxation strategies do you implement in your day-to-day life? “In the morning, I wake up and drink an 8 0z. glass of water and do 20 minutes of yoga.”
    What is your favorite beauty tip/trick? “I apply two shades of lipstick to get the color I want.”
    What do you love most about your job? “I love giving clients the best facial suited to their skin type and then educating them on at-home tips that they can incorporate into their daily routine.”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “Skin is the body’s biggest organ.  No matter what age you are, be sure to give your skin the attention that it deserves.”

    Learn more about Potosa Spa by visiting www.potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment. 

  2. Meet the Team: Kimberly Ohnesorge

    Kimberly Ohnesorge has been a member of the Potosa Spa team since April 2014.  While Kimberly was born in Dubuque, the majority of her experience in the industry is from time spent in Las Vegas, Nevada where she owned and operated a skincare business.  In her Meet the Team feature, Kimberly shares expert skincare tips as well as general wellness strategies for an all-around healthy lifestyle. 
    Joined the team:
    In April of 2014
    Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
    Background/Schooling: “The majority of my schooling took place in Las Vegas, Nevada.”
    Name one step of your beauty routine that you could never skip: “Taking off makeup at night.  So many people still like to skip this!”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “The Fountain of Youth Facial.  It is a very advanced facial!”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “Solar Defense SPF 30 and anti-wrinkle cream by Hydropeptide.”
    What wellness and/or relaxation strategies do you implement in your day-to-day life? “Always maintain a positive mindset and do not be around negative energy.”
    What is your favorite beauty tip/trick? “Eyebrow waxing is so important to your overall look – eyebrows shape your face!”
    What do you love most about your job? “I love educating my clients on skincare.”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “I have worked in all areas of aesthetics from working with dermatologists to plastic surgeons to wellness spas.”

    Learn more about Potosa Spa by visiting www.potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment. 

  3. Meet the Team: Stephanie Gilligan

    A veteran Esthetician, Stephanie Gilligan has been with Potosa Spa since August of 2011.  Stephanie is a Dubuque native and graduate of Capri College.  Read on as this skincare guru shares expert tips that can be incorporated into your daily regiment to help you achieve a luminous, flawless glow.
    Joined the team:
    In August of 2011
    Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
    Background/Schooling: “I Graduated from Capri College.”
    Name one step of your beauty routine that you could never skip: “I could never skip cleansing and toning.”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “My favorite spa treatment would have to be the Lifting Code Facial or the Primeluce Facial.”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “I would have to say Bioline.  There are many different lines in the Bioline product group that work for sensitive skin all the way to acne-prone skin types.”
    What wellness and/or relaxation strategies do you implement in your day-to-day life? “Get plenty of rest and develop a day-to-day skin regiment.  Keep up with it and you will see results — it will pay off in the long run with great skin!”
    What is your favorite beauty tip/trick? “High Frequency Treatment.  From one pimple to very acne-prone skin, this treatment will kill bacteria and leave you with clear skin in only 2-3 days.”
    What do you love most about your job? “My clients and working with all of the lovely ladies of Potosa Spa!”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “I love what I do.  I get to experience something new every day.  I have met so many people from all over and cannot wait to see what the future brings.”

    Learn more about Potosa Spa by visiting www.potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment. 

  4. Meet the Team: Sarah Blindert

    Sarah Blindert has been a member of the Potosa Spa team since 2013.  Not only does Sarah work as an Esthetician, but she is also a lead Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Swedish, Thai, and Lymphatic Drainage Massage.  A native resident of Dubuque, Sarah earned both licenses from Capri College.  In her Meet the Team feature, Sarah shares key wellness strategies that she has learned throughout her training as well as personal beauty tips that she implements in her daily routine.  
    Joined the team:
    In 2013
    Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
    Background/Schooling: “I Graduated from Capri College with licenses in both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.”
    Name one step of your beauty routine that you could never skip: “Using a facial cleanser at the end of my day to remove everything from the skin’s surface in order to get a nice glow.”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “The Herbal Detox Wrap and Massage.  It is a great way to feel refreshed!”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “Eye shadow because you can be expressive and make your eyes pop.”
    What wellness and/or relaxation strategies do you implement in your day-to-day life? I strongly believe that what you put into your body or do to your body will affect how you look and feel.  I incorporate healthy eating and physical activities into my daily routine to always be the best that I can be.”
    What is your favorite beauty tip/trick? “Stretching and drinking plenty of water can really do a lot for you.”
    What do you love most about your job? “I love helping clients feel and look their best along with hearing repeat clients’ testimonials!”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “I enjoy spending any free time that I get with my family and exploring the great outdoors!”

    Learn more about Potosa Spa by visiting www.potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment. 

  5. Meet the Team: Becky Bowling

    Becky Bowling joined the Potosa Spa team in 2014
    as a Licensed Massage Therapist after graduating
    from Capri College in Dubuque.  A passionate yogi and essential oil enthusiast, Becky shares her favorite health and wellness strategies for a well-rounded
    daily routine.

    Joined the team: In 2014
    Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Background/Schooling: “I Graduated from Capri College in Dubuque, Iowa.”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “Milk and Honey Shea Butter Massage.”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “Body Butter.  I believe it works better for dry skin than lotion.”
    What wellness and/or relaxation strategies do you implement in your day-to-day life? “I do a lot of yoga and exercise frequently.  I enjoy using all sorts of essential oils to help me relax in addition to meditating.”
    What is your favorite beauty tip/trick? “Always take care of yourself.”
    What do you love most about your job? “I love helping people feel better and relax.”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “Going to massage therapy school was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.  I am so blessed to be able to help others in my career.  Massage has shown me that feeling good is essential and more important than looking good.  I hope everyone knows that they are beautiful! You are all awesome!”

    Learn more about Potosa Spa by visiting www.potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment. 

  6. Meet the Team: Kristi Jameson

    Kristi Jameson has worked as a Licensed Massage Therapist at Potosa Spa since 2014.  A native resident of Dubuque and proud member of the “Potosa Spa family”, Kristi shares about the most rewarding aspects of her position as well as key wellness practices that she incorporates into her daily routine.

    Joined the team: In 2014
    Background/Schooling: Graduated from Carlson College in 2010
    Name one step of your beauty routine that you could never skip: “Moisturizing.”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “Any and all massage treatments offered in the spa.”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “HydroPeptide Perfecting Gloss.  My favorite spa product is Serenity Room Spray.”
    What wellness and/or relaxation strategies do you implement in your day-to-day life?  “Clean Eating, high water intake, and stretching/breathing exercises.”
    What cosmetic advice do you share most frequently? “Use a tinted primer before applying makeup for a more natural, stay-put look that reduces the need for cover-up products.”
    What do you love most about your job? “The atmosphere of the spa and the quality of the service that we provide to our customers.”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “It’s a great feeling working a career you love with others who love what they do as well.  We are more like a family here at Potosa Spa than simply co-workers.”

    Learn more about Potosa Spa by visiting www.potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment. 

  7. Meet the Team: Jenna Shultz

    As the General Manager of Potosa Spa, free time is a rarity for Jenna Shultz.  Between managing operations, overseeing marketing efforts, handling group bookings, developing new services, taking courses, and leading her wonderful team, Jenna is always on the go.  A native resident of Dubuque and self-proclaimed childhood tomboy, Jenna takes a minute to share about the unique journey that brought her to Potosa Spa as well as some expert beauty and wellness tips that she has picked up along the way:
    Joined the team:
    In 2014
    Background/Schooling: “I Graduated from Capri College’s Cosmetology program and am currently studying Business Management at Ashford University with an anticipated graduation date of July 2016.”
    Name one step of your beauty routine that you could never skip: “Moisturizing my face — both in the morning and before I go to bed at night.”
    What is your favorite spa treatment? “Milk and Honey Shea Butter Massage.  It is decadent, relaxing, and leaves my skin feeling softer than ever.”
    What is your favorite beauty product? “Mascara.  I can’t leave the house without applying a few coats.”
    What cosmetic advice do you share most frequently? “Pencil in your eyebrows if they are thin or patchy.  It really pulls a whole look together and makes everything appear more polished.”
    What do you love most about your job? “I love seeing how genuinely happy it makes all of our service providers to get a good review or comment on a service. We are all here to make our guests look and feel better.  There is no better affirmation that we are doing something right than to see smiles on our guests’ faces and to read kind reviews that our guests take the time to write.”
    Is there anything else that you would like to share?  “I grew up on a farm and was quite the tomboy when I was little.  No one saw it coming when I decided to make this my career.  It has been fulfilling on so many levels and I can’t imagine not having taken this path in my life.”

    Contact Jenna at gm@potosaspa.com or call 563.588.5570 to schedule your next appointment at Potosa Spa