Chantal Tourtin, Owner of Cinq Mondes Spa Paris in Carmel
Born in the lavender fields of Southern France, owner and board certified paramedical Esthetician, Chantal Tourtin brings over 30 years of esthetic experience that will leave you glowing with new energy and confidence. Her vast knowledge of the skin and it's requirements allows her to team up with Monterey's most experienced dermatologists, obstetricians, acupuncturists and plastic surgeons to bring you advanced medical services that compliment our Cinq Mondes Spa skin care and body regimen. Chantal has cultivated a professional, highly-trained team of estheticians and massages therapists who are able to provide you with a complete program of prevention and treatment.
Education: Paul Mitchell Institute, Dermal Institute and California State University, Sacramento. Ashleigh has been a licensed esthetician for over 10 years, with 6 of those years at Cinq Mondes, and she specializes in facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, speed waxing and body care.
Inspiration: The skin is the largest organ on the body and because of that, she wanted to know as much as she could about it. Her passion is to help others and give them the knowledge they need to maintain and repair their skin. When you look and feel good, you are much happier!
Favorite Quote: "May all your pain be champagne."
Education: Valerie obtained her esthetician license in 1998 and has since continued her education by attending extensive skin care courses. Her background includes both medical and holistic esthetics which gives her a diverse approach to the way she works with her clients. Valerie believes that natural beauty starts on the inside, which is why it’s so important to look at the whole person and their lifestyle, nutrition, emotional well-being, etc.
Inspiration: Valerie got into the beauty industry because of her own experience with problematic skin. She enjoys working with her clients to find the products best suited for their skin care needs and making a difference in their life.
Education: Marinello's School of Beauty and continuing education at Concepts Institute of Advanced Esthetics.
Inspiration: Martina is passionate about providing guests with the best service, making it her priority to incorporate her skills as a Makeup Artist and Esthetician to bring forth a beautiful complexion. The beauty industry is continuously evolving and to stay on top of the trends, Martina is constantly educating herself on the latest beauty and skin innovations.
Favorite Quote: "Live a life full of love, joy and integrity."
Kristin, Licensed Massage Therapist
Education: Monterey Institute of Touch +1000 hr program. With over 12 years of experience, Kristin is well-versed in lymphatic massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, Thai massage, cranial sacral, acupressure, energy work, chakra cleansing . . . just to name a few!
Inspiration: Kristin's father was a surgeon and although he wanted her to follow in his footsteps, she feels that when he passed," He passed on his hands to me so I could continue to help heal people."
Favorite Quote: "Every body deserves a great massage. All pain deserves validation."
Ruby, Licensed Massage Therapist
Education: University of East-West Medicine 250 hours, The East-West Institute of Hand Therapy 650 hours, Milpitas Electrolysis College 600 Hours, Christine K. Beauty School, 1600 hours (cosmetology program) and Advanced Pro Nursing Institute 250 hours. Ruby specializes in advanced Shiatsu, acupressure, reflexology, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, tui na, sport massage...and many more!
Inspiration: Ruby is inspired by her client's smiles. Often clients come in with stress and pain but when they leave, they feel better both mentally and physically. The appreciation that comes from the clients motivates Ruby to continue to do the best job that she can.
Favorite Quote: "If you create something, you must be something." Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Monika, Certified Makeup Artist and Lash Expert
Education: The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising for Beauty Industry Merchandising and Marketing, UCLA extension in skincare and basic cosmetic ingredients, Lash Artist Academy, ASFA Academy Spa Facial Course, Lilits Makeup Studio for Makeup Artistry.
Inspiration: Success, innovation and beauty.
Favorite Quote: "Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve." Napoleon Hill