BSN, RN, CANS, LE
Kristen Callanan BSN, RN, CANS, LE is a licensed Registered Nurse and owner of Renew Skincare Centre & Spa. She is one of only 13 nurses to have received her Massachusetts state board Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) certification, which is a national certification through the plastic and aesthetic nursing board (ISPAN). She is a Master Injector, practicing aesthetic medicine and injectables since 2008. Kristen is also a Medical Esthetician since 1999 and a Certified Laser Technician since 2003. Having attended Master Trainings through Allergan, Inc., attending various advanced Botox and dermal filler classes every year over the past 12 years and several national conferences taught by expert plastic surgeons and core physicians in the field, Kristen has a well-rounded and diversified aesthetic background to help guide clients to a 3D natural approach for total skin and facial rejuvenation. She was recognized as one of the top 15 injectors at Medical Aesthetic Associates (MAA) in 2019. She is a clinical instructor at Aesthetic Institute of Massachusetts (AIM), where she provides 1:1 hands-on instruction to beginner injectors.
Since 2008, Kristen has built a successful and thriving practice due to her solid and ongoing education, experience, and her passion to help others achieve their best appearance, while always using a safe and conservative approach. She prides herself on thorough consultations, individualized and conservative treatment plans, with a primary focus on patient comfort and safety throughout the total process.
Kristen specializes in all injectable treatments including neurotoxins Botox Cosmetic and Dysport, dermal fillers from the Juvederm XC collection and Restylane, Kybella, PRP injections for facial hollows, PRP facial microneedling/Collagen Induction Therapy, Vitamin B12 injections, IPL laser for brown and red pigmentation, Lasergenesis, Emerge non-ablative laser resurfacing and laser vein removal. The combination of her precise injection techniques and her artistic aesthetic eye for facial balance and harmony attributes to her accomplished reputation on the South Shore Boston area. Her passion for the medical aesthetic industry is shown through the experience she creates for each and every client, as well as a warm and welcoming relaxed environment at Renew.
Kristen worked as a staff RN from 1994-2002 in various settings, primarily in Boston at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in the areas of General and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Intensive and Intermediate Acute Care. She co-owned a salon/day spa in Easton, MA from 2001-2012. In June of 2013, she opened Renew Skincare Centre & Spa, which encompasses her love of aesthetic injectables, laser treatments for total skin rejuvenation and various advanced and medical grade skin care treatments by Estheticians, to be able to successfully treat various skin types and ages.
Kristen graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 1994, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. In 1999, she graduated from Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics 1200 hour program Medical Esthetics certification and received the Meretta Gotham Hinds Award for academic excellence. She holds an active Type-6 Esthetics license in Massachusetts.
She is a member of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN), the Massachusetts Nursing Association (MNA) and the American Med Spa Association (AMSPA). Kristen is part of the Medical Aesthetic Associates (MAA) network, a group of nurses who work under a core physician medical director using safe, state-compliant methods for obtaining medical treatment orders.
Outside of work, she loves to spend quality time with her kids, husband, family, and friends. She loves to exercise, relax, read, learn, travel to new places, and have fun in life, always.