The Pono Family
Debra - Owner/EstheticianDebra is a 3rd generation San Francisco native and a mother of two, as of Spring 2019. Debra’s passion and love for skin care and the healing arts are beyond a passion – it’s innately who she is. Her approach is intuitive, nurturing and gentle. However, she has a firm touch and performs extractions thoroughly – giving the perfect antidote for contested or acneic skin. She believes in the efficacy of products and their active ingredients along with facials to synergistically bring forth the skin’s natural health and beauty. Debra is a dual licensed esthetician and massage therapist. After 18+ years in the treatment room, Debra made a move and manifested one of her greatest dreams-Pono.
Pono was established in February of 2017, and what a delight it has been to see the transformation and growth of such a new business. Her sacred space as she calls it, a little neighborhood skin care and waxing boutique, that has become part of such a great community here in the rustic neighborhood of Glen Park, San Francisco.
Michelle - Esthetician
Michelle grew up in Santa Cruz, and is a graduate from the Cinta Aveda Institute of Esthetics. Her passion for skin care and skin health was inspired by her own struggle with acne. Her approach is all about encompassing a soothing and relaxing experience while being result driven. Michelle loves to perform contouring and rejuvenating face massages. Having worked at Sephora, she is a passionate skin care junkie who loves learning about new brands and hot new trends. Michelle’s journey with Credo has also provided her with a new outlook on non-toxic beauty that caters to even the most sensitive of skin. She is all about making sure your skin is healthy, happy, and rocking the dewy dumpling glow. In her spare time she binge watches serial killer documentaries and listens to the Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered podcast.
Jessie - Esthetician
Jessie’s passion for skincare and healing has inspired her to work as an esthetician. She believes in the usage of “clean science” skincare based on wellness and long-term approach of a customized daily regimen to achieve radiant skin from the inside out. Through each treatment, she provides her clients with high-quality results while promoting deep relaxation along the way.
Besides skincare, Jessie’s gentle touch and eye for precision are also evident in her brow wax services. She has perfected her skills in brow sculpting and artistry over the years as an esthetician.
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