Leigh Asher | RN, MA, MEP-c

Leigh Giordano Asher RN, MA, MEP-c Certified Trainer, has over 20 years of nursing experience and has specialized in aesthetic nursing since 2003. Leigh’s clinical background is in gerontology with a specialized graduate degree in the study of aging. Leigh attended the certification courses at the Esthetic Skin Institute in 2003 and started training in 2004. The Esthetic Skin Institute’s philosophy of combining the art and science of medical esthetic procedures is the foundation of Leigh’s approach in her practice. With advanced training and certification in neurotoxins, all FDA-approved dermal fillers, laser technology, chemical peels and skin care, Leigh had a broad spectrum of experience and knowledge to offer her clients.

Bachelor Degree in Nursing from University of Illinois – 1986 | Master Degree in Gerontology (study of aging) from University of Illinois – 1990 | Certification in Botox – 2003 | Certification in Dermal Fillers – 2003 | Certification in Skin Rejuvenation – 2003 | Certification in Mesotherapy – 2003 | Advanced Certification in Botox and Dermal Fillers – 2003 | Founding Member American Association of Medical Esthetic Professionals – 2005 | Allergan ACE Injector – 2008 | Certified in the Aesthetic BluePrint – 2014

As a business owner since 2003, Leigh was also one of the founding board members of the American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals and part of the development of the first certification examination for the organization, supporting medical esthetics as a distinct specialty. Leigh has clinical experience in all aesthetic procedures including body contouring devices, Ulthera, Plasma Rich Platelet therapy PRP), fractional laser skin rejuvenation, mesotherapy, Thermage, photofacial, laser hair removal, sclerotherapy, and chemical peelsIn 2014, Leigh created Babyface LLC in north Scottsdale, Arizona, where she has a national clientele, many of whom have followed her for many years. Leigh has stayed abreast of the dynamic changes in medical esthetics by attending national conferences and promoting standardized protocols for medical esthetic professionals. Leigh believes in a combination approach to aging with a customized treatment plan for each individual client. Her priority is to match each client’s lifestyle and budget with the ultimate goal of achieving a soft natural look.


Barbara Passaretti | RN,BSN

With over thirty years experience, Barbara Passaretti is a speaker and consultant in medical aesthetics. She is committed to helping you achieve you aesthetic and anti-aging goals. Barbara's results driven approach will help you customize your desired natural outcome. She is known for her refined results, keeping her clients looking and feeling their best.

Skin Script Certification: Retail Products, Enzymes, Chemical Peels

Certified in the Aesthetic Blueprint

Optimizing Facial Rejuvenation Expert Injection Techniques

Masters in Aesthetics: Advanced Approaches in Facial Rejuvenation

Allergen Injector Program

Sciton Laser Resurfacing and Skin Care Rejuvenation

Certification in Botox and Dermal Fillers |

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Throughout her career, Barbara has performed a wide variety of medical aesthetic treatments, supervised staff and established a loyal following due to her excellent standard of patient care and high level of customer satisfaction with treatment results. She conducts injector training for physicians and nurses and continues to attend education and training to stay abreast of the latest technologies and procedures


Maria Mills |RN Injector,

Certified Medical Laser Tech.

Maria has been a registered nurse for almost 30 years, obtaining her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing at Arizona State University. After earning her degree, she became licensed by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and has been a devoted nurse to the individual patient in the specialties of Intensive Care Unit, Neurology, Urology, and Surgery including the entire spectrum of Perianesthesia care. Maria discovered her passion in medical aesthetics after observing and learning from the best plastic surgeons in the Valley of the Sun. Maria attended National Laser Institute and is certified in Advanced Injectables, Clinical Laser, Medical Laser Aesthetic Essentials, Intense Pulse Light, Laser Hair Reduction, Chemical Peels, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Sclerotherapy. Maria is a specialist in and has extensive training with neuromodulators such as Botox, Dysport & Xeomin as well as all families of dermal filler. Maria is certified by AARA and is very experienced in lasers to treat acne, acne scarring, endovenous ablation, permanent hair reduction, phototherapy, pigmented lesions, skin firming, skin resurfacing, vascular conditions, and wrinkle reduction. She is continually advancing her education by attending national seminars, conferences and one on one trainings with only the most seasoned. This is true in all aforementioned areas as well as Plasma Pen for tightening crepey skin, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for face and hair rejuvenation, microneedling and the art of aesthetic assessment. Her experience allows her to provide her clients with a broad range of medical knowledge and nonsurgical options for obtaining a youthful appearance. Maria’s goal is to provide a peaceful, caring environment and is passionate about helping her clients rejuvenate their natural beauty.