Our Team

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Liz

Master Esthetician

Liz is the CBO (Chief Beauty Officer) of Vanilla Sugar Face & Body and has a passion to offer her clients something amazing with every visit. She loves to make her clients feel cared for and make them laugh (it is the best medicine after all). Her passion and decades of experience drives results for her clients with reversing damage to the skin with anti-aging treatments, acne clearing & scaring issues in the skin. She is Navy Veteran, published author & mentor to other spa owners across the country. Her goal in running the spa is to provide an amazing & healthy working environment for our guests & our team.

Liz spends her free time volunteering in the community, cooking, gardening, exercising and most of all with her family.

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Carissa

Licensed Esthetician

Carissa has always loved all things beauty. Right after her senior year of high school, she moved from Texas and returned to her home town in Illinois to be with family and work to get her esthetics license. Carissa graduated from Tricoci University at the top of her class. She takes great pride in her work and loves to make clients feel confident, healthy and looking great. Carissa loves working at Vanilla Sugar because of her passions for waxing and facials. In her free time, Carissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, or watching movies or makeup tutorials with her cats.

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Kelsey

Licensed Esthetician

Kelsey is a graduate of Tricoci University of beauty culture in Peoria and has been practicing esthetics since 2015. Her love for this industry first stemmed from an interest in makeup artistry and quickly grew into a passion for skin care, waxing, and so much more.

She strives to help each client to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin during each visit and is consistently educating herself to give her clients the best results. She loves meeting new people and is always excited to help you with your beauty needs!

Outside of the spa Kelsey enjoys baking, shopping, spending time with family and friends and loves the company of her furry companions.