Kristen Callanan, BSN, RN, CANS, LE is an Advanced Aesthetic Nurse Injector practicing since 2008. She has also been a practicing Licensed Esthetician certified in Medical Esthetics since 2000. Kristen opened Renew Skincare Centre & Spa in June of 2013, with a focus on complementing Cosmetic Injectables, including Botox and various dermal fillers, with the art of excellence in skincare.
Kristen graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 1994, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She worked as a staff nurse at the world renowned Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston from 1992-2002, in areas of Thoracic and General Surgery, and Medical Intensive/Intermediate Acute Care of the adult population.
She holds a Type 6 Esthetician License after graduating from Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics 1200 hour Medical Esthetics Program in 1999. From the class of 1999, she received the Meretta Gotham Hinds Award for academic excellence.
Since 2008, Kristen has built a successful and thriving Botox and filler practice, due to her solid education and experience. Since her introduction into the field of Aesthetic Injectables, Kristen annually attends advanced Botox and dermal filler seminars from the Esthetic Skin Institute (ESI), and Advanced Aesthetics Incorporated (AAI), a nationwide company dedicated to delivering quality and comprehensive education and hands-on training for physicians and mid-level practitioners.
Her clientele spreads from Boston to Providence to Manhattan! The combination of her precise injection techniques, excellent nursing skills, artistic aesthetic eye for Botox and fillers, and ongoing continuing education, has helped her to achieve an excellent reputation on the South Shore.
Kristen prides herself on thorough consultations, individualized conservative treatment plans, a steady, precise hand, and a primary focus on patient comfort throughout the treatment. She uses Botox® Cosmetic primarily for dynamic wrinkles. Dermal fillers used include Juvederm Voluma XC, Juvederm® Ultra, Juvederm® Ultra + XC, Radiesse®, Belotero Balance®, Restylane-Lyft®, and Restylane® Silk.
Besides performing various skincare treatments including Microdermabrasion, Ultrasonic, Environ DF II treatments, esthetic and medical grade chemical peels, LED technology, basic and advanced facials for age and acne management, and brow shaping/waxing, Kristen has been fully trained and certified in Laser skin rejuvenation, hair removal, and vein removal since 2003. At Renew Skincare Centre & Spa, Kristen incorporates the Emerge non-ablative fractional laser and the Cutera Coolglide® laser into her practice for facial skin rejuvenation. Complementing these effective lasers with exceptional skincare treatments and advanced Botox and filler application, one has an ability to look and feel their best, when treating the consequences of the aging face.
Kristen is a member of the Amercian Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals (AAMEP/AMEN), Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA), Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), and the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa). Biannually, Kristen is CPR certified in Basic Life Support.
She wishes to convey her passion and knowledge for cosmetic injectables, skincare, and lasers, through creating an experience for each and every client, consisting of professionalism, exceptional customer service and treatments, and a warm, friendly and welcoming environment at Renew Skincare Centre and Spa.
In her spare time, Kristen loves to be with her husband and kids, as well as family and friends. She enjoys being active by working out regularly, bike riding, playing tennis, and traveling near and far!