Valerie (Val) McDonough is a graduate of the 1200 Master Esthetics Program from the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. Her passion for skin care and her desire to teach others has translated into becoming a Master Esthetician. She is also an Instructor at the Institute that helped launch her career. In addition to being a Master Esthetician, Val holds certification in laser from the National Laser Institute. There, she is a Certified Laser Technician. Val is also certified in Hydrafacials, Medical Grade Peels, Microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, waxing, Radiofrequency, Microneedling and Skin Medica product knowledge.
Val is a true skin care expert. She’s the go to person at RN Esthetics for problematic skin and choosing the correct products to address concerns. Whether it’s pigmentation, acne, redness or aging skin challenges, she will formulate a plan and help you learn to care for your own skin. Val believes every person deserves the most beautiful skin possible. No matter what your skin has been through, she believes it can be improved with the proper treatment and attention. As a Master Esthetician, Val strives to create a comfortable and healing environment to clients through result oriented skin care and wellness. We believe strongly that any client coming into our Skin Health and Wellness Center should have a consultation with our Master Estheticians to invest in their skin health in the clinic and at home.
Val lives in North Reading with her husband TJ and son Grayson. She loves being active, spinning and spending time with family and friends when not at RN.