Meet the Team
Melissa, master esthetician
Melissa is a true northwest girl at heart and loves calling Tacoma her hometown. Melissa attended the Advanced Aesthetics Program at Clover Park Technical College where she graduated in 2017 with her Master Aesthetics License. After graduation, Melissa honed her skills by helping to open up a high-end Spa in Florida, where she gained invaluable experience, learning from some of the best Aestheticians in the country. Now, Melissa is excited to be home and embark on new adventures of her own! Melissa is extremely passionate about Medical Skin Treatments, Brazilian Waxing, and Lash Treatments. We are very excited to have Melissa as part of the Mynx Aesthetik team.
Theresa, Certified Massage Therapist
Theresa has 15 years of education and skills gained in the healing arts practice of Bodywork. She attended Alexander School of Natural Therapeutics in Tacoma, WA in 2008 for Massage Therapy, graduating in 2009. By 2011 she ventured out on her own in helping others through massage. She is passionate about caring for people and found that a holistic approach to wellness gives her the ability to do that in one of the purest forms. It is her intention to help improve the quality of people’s lives and this work is the tool she finds most effective. Her understanding and focus on the body, mind & spirit connection is a big part of what makes her work so healing.
While she has an extensive background in both spa and clinical treatment with certifications in Swedish Deep Tissue, Massage Cupping, Craniosacral Therapy, Intraoral Massage and Neuromuscular Re-education her focus and speciality is from the Traditional Thai Medicine and Massage Lens. She received an intensive education, training and certification at The Naga Center in Portland, Oregon and continues to deepen her research and practice on this specific healing arts and approach. This is where she has found her most beneficial and profound work of healing. Currently, she is enrolled in a Nutrition Coaching Certification program that focuses on Primal Health so she can add to her offerings of healing bodywork in the near future.
MARY, OWNER AND MASTER ESTHETICIAN, LAMPROBE TECHNICIAN AND CIT PEN CERTIFIED
Bold brows and beautiful skin have been Mary Stinson’s obsession since she was three years old. As a young adult, Mary took her passion and put it into practice, graduating from the Aveda Institute in Seattle with her Aesthetics License in 2006. After gaining skills and knowledge working in the spa industry and 4 years as a traveling educator, Mary founded Mynx Aesthetik in 2013 and has been providing personalized skincare in Tacoma ever since.
Mary is dedicated to staying up to date with all the new modalities, making continuing education a top priority. She is certified as a Hydrafacialist, Lamprobe Technician and CIT Pen Certified. Mary is passionate about her clients and her profession and there is nothing she loves more than seeing that perfect glow and a big smile on her client’s faces as they walk out the door.
When Mary isn’t working she loves spending time with her pup-pal, (Hazel and her family. Mary is also an avid hiker and runner and truly believes in living her best life.
Meet Hazel! Our mascot and honestly the most crucial member of our team, she has been working alongside Mary S. for years and has learned how to ensure clients feel relaxed and comfortable when receiving treatments. She is the goodest of girls and enjoys long walks, snuggles, and treats. Come on down and meet our favorite teammate!