The people behind Blush Aesthetics
When you’re looking for the premier skin specialist in Toledo, you’re looking for the team at Blush Aesthetics. Our experienced group of specialists dedicate themselves every day to helping you look and feel your best. Whether it’s skin rejuvenation, body sculpting, weight loss support, sexual wellness, or more—we’ve got your back!
Get to know the Blush Aesthetics team
Erin is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Case Western University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked for twelve years treating trauma and burn patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit which further sparked her passion for and expertise in skin recovery and repair.
To continue her education Erin completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University with a focus on a Family Nurse Practitioner Certification. Her clinical rotations included Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals in Cleveland and St. Vincent Mercy Medical in Toledo, Ohio. Erin completed her advanced education with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) with a specialized fellowship in dermatology. Erin is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is currently a national trainer for MedAesthetics and shares her expertise and techniques all over the United States. She is an active member of the following organizations: Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Sigma Theta Tau, Dermatology Nurses Association.
Gretchen Kuhlman is an AANP certified family nurse practitioner. She grew up in rural Ohio and began her nursing career at the age of 16, working as a nursing assistant. She received her Bachelor’s in nursing in 2003 from Bowling Green State University. In 2008, she graduated with honors from the University of Toledo with her Master Degree in nursing, where she was the recipient of the Dean’s award. Throughout the past 15 years, her experience as a nurse practitioner has included emergency medicine, family practice, neurology, and breast surgery. She has served as the OAAPN Bowling Green chapter leader for the past 8 years. She resides in Perrysburg, OH with her husband, three daughters, and her Tibetan Terrier. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, crafting, and lake escapes with her family.
Charlotte is a graduate of the Lourdes University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked Intensive Care for 3 years before specializing in Neonatal Intensive Care for 6 years. In the Neonatal ICU, Charlotte refined her nursing skills and mastered attention to detail. To further her knowledge and education, Charlotte received her Masters of Science in Nursing from the Toledo University. During this time, Charlotte worked as a clinical instructor to help educate the future of nurses working on their Bachelors’ degrees and Charlotte also worked in the Emergency Department, helping people endure some of their worst days. Charlotte is a member of the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses and The American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
She has two sons, Caleb (12) and Nolan (almost 2) and a husband, Brodie. Her dogs, Zoe and Zora are her best fur buds! Charlotte enjoys bodybuilding, reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
Charlotte’s love for skin health began long ago in her teens and twenties when she started her struggle with cystic acne which eventually led to scarring and discoloration. She has learned to love herself and her skin in her journey and she is passionate about helping others feel beautiful in their own skin!
Hi! I’m Emma and I am a Patient Care Coordinator as well as the Social Media Manager for Blush. I love being able to showcase our results and our mission in a creative and entertaining way. I am a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelors in Science of Communication, and am furthering my education to obtain my Masters in Science of Communication and Social Media Management. When i’m not working I love to travel, shop, and spend time with my family. I can’t wait to help you out along your skin journey:)
April is our Nurse Practitioner primarily at the Ottawa Hills location that specializes in aesthetic and wellness services. She achieved her Masters of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner from The University of Toledo in 2023 and is certified by the AANP. Prior to her role as a Nurse Practitioner, she received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Mercy College in 2013. April invested her early nursing career at Toledo Hospital & Toledo Children’s Hospital for over 10 years. She starting as a Nursing Assistant for a Vascular unit, advanced to a Registered Nurse in the Trauma/Adult Progressive unit, and then switched to an outpatient role at a rare bleeding disorders clinic. Her passion for making one feel good about themselves originates back to her Cosmetology days where she worked at a family-owned salon for over 10 years. April believes personal satisfaction and health starts from the inside and goes beyond the layers of the skin. She prides herself on listening to her patient’s concerns and developing a treatment plan to help them feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. As an advocate for staying active for mental and physical health, she enjoys many different forms of exercise. She resided in Southeastern Michigan with her husband, 3 girls, and animals. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and camping.
I am Nicolette! I was born and raised in Toledo. Within the last two years I’ve had two babies, Mason and Brooklyn. I also recently got married to the love of my life. In my free time I love to read, go on adventures with my babies, and go to new cities with my husband. I love working at blush because I love seeing patients feel confident and beautiful in their own skin.
Michelle has been working in healthcare for about 18 years. Most of her nursing experience is in critical care. She is a dual board certified Nurse Practitioner, in both Adult Gerontology and Psychiatric Mental Health. When she’s not working, she loves to travel with her family.
Fun facts about Michelle- she has a masters in Criminal Justice because that was her first passion and she is an ordained minister ❤️❤️
Hi I’m Lilly! I graduated from University of Toledo in 2019 with a Bachelors degree in Business Management. Since then I’ve had 2 beautiful kids that keep me very busy! In my free time I love to spend time with family & friends, cook new dishes, and explore the outdoors with my kiddos.
Hi! My name is Brian and I am a patient care coordinator at Blush Aesthetics. I am currently working towards my bachelors degree in Marketing at the University of Toledo. I have always been interested in the skin and working at Blush has allowed me to grasp a deeper understanding of safe and quality skincare and correlating treatments. Something I love to do is travel! I enjoy experiencing new things and the different cultures all over the world.
A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bella is a University Columbia nursing graduate. Working many years in a Level I Trauma Center in Toledo, Bella went on to earn her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with a Family Practice. Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Bella continues to manage patients in the emergency center. When she is not working in the hospital, she loves to learn about various skin treatments that will help boost the confidence of her patients. Bella enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping (especially for makeup), and participating in an outdoor volleyball league.
As a local resident of the Toledo area for her entire life, Emily is very excited to help those in her community achieve their skincare goals. A graduate of Northwest State, she was active in the honor society Phi Theta Kappa. She has worked the past 11 years in the operating room and home health which has given her a wealth of experience that she brings to Blush as part of the team. She is currently completing her education as a nurse practitioner! Emily has been married to her husband Damon for 7 years. In her free time she likes to play outside, walk and lift weights with her 3 kids. She is excited to be a part of this team and is ready to help you solve your skin care concerns.