skin specialists in Toledo
At Blush Aesthetics, we’re proud to be known as the premier skin specialist in Toledo and surrounding communities. Our experienced group of specialists are dedicated to helping you look and feel your best, from preventative skincare, to maintenance, and more.
At Blush Aesthetics, it’s our mission as the best skin specialist in Toledo to give you the treatments, guidance, support, and friendship you need to live with confidence and happiness.
Meet 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.
Jessica brings six years of aesthetic wisdom to our practice. An expert in both skin care and custom special occasion makeup, patients are at ease in her chair. Jessica is passionate about educating her patients and helping them feel confident and beautiful! In addition to offering aesthetic services, she is a state-tested nursing assistant and will often assist with procedures in the office. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable daughters.
Taylor is an Aesthetician with 7 years of experience in the industry. She is passionate about overall skin health and strongly believes that by diagnosing and improving skin issues, you should no longer have to cover them up but rather enhance the already present natural beauty you posses! Along with her knowledge of skincare products and specialty in non-invasive procedures, Taylor offers expertise in Makeup Services with clean beauty ingredients in mind. Her goal is for you to leave her care feeling confident in your pursuit of healthier skin!
Gretchen Kuhlman is an AANP certified family nurse practitioner. She grew up in Kansas, 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 12 years, her experience as a nurse practitioner has included emergency medicine, urgent care, family practice, and most recently neurology. She has served as the OAAPN Bowling Green chapter leader for the past 5 years. She resides in Perrysburg, OH with her husband Joel, and three daughters – Josie, Hollis and Etta, and her Tibetan terrier, Oliver. In her free time, she enjoys staying physically active and lake escapes with her family.
I am Emma! I am an online college student at Ohio University and will graduate with my Bachelors degree in Communication in December 2023. I am the front desk girl and manager of our Ottawa Hills location, but will pop over to Perrysburg every so often! When I’m not working I love to travel. My favorite place I have traveled to is Australia. Schedule at our Ottawa Hills location and I’ll be there to check you in!
April grew up working in the beauty industry as a receptionist for a second-generation family-owned salon while completing an apprenticeship for her Cosmetology license in 2007. She worked as a Cosmetologist and a Nursing Assistant until graduating in 2013 from Mercy College of Northwest Ohio with her Bachelors in Nursing. After completing the Nurse Residency Program at Toledo Hospital, April worked inpatient on the Trauma/Adult Intermediate/Progressive unit and then for an outpatient Hematology office. April currently attends The University of Toledo for her Masters of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner. She prides herself on listening to her patient’s concerns and developing a treatment plan to help them feel beautiful and confident. As an advocate for staying active for mental health and preventative health benefits, she enjoys many different forms of exercising.
I am Nicole! I was raised in Colorado and landed in Perrysburg in 2005! After working in physical therapy for over 8 years I made the move to Blush as a patient care coordinator! My husband and I have three children, one in college and two in high school. (Go NDA Eagles! Go SFS Knights!) I enjoy being outdoors hiking or kayaking; going to kids sporting events, reading and spending time with friends! I’m happy to walk you through all the nuance of aesthetics when you call or stop in.
Katie is a magna cum laude graduate of The University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her career as a nursing assistant at Toledo Hospital as well as an Intensive Care nurse. She is also an active member of Sigma Theta Tau-International Honor Society of Nursing. With a passion for promoting individual self worth, Katie loves educating her patients and creating a treatment plan that makes them feel confident in their own skin. In her free time, she enjoys weightlifting and playing with her Australian shepherd puppy. She looks forward to seeing you soon!
Desirae is a Licensed Advanced Cosmetologist and a Graduate-Entry Master of Science in Nursing student at The University of Toledo. She has experience working as a Managing Cosmetologist and Cosmetology Instructor. Prior to deciding to advance her education, she worked in the medical field as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. She has a passion for the human brain and body, connecting with others, and personal and professional development. In her free time she enjoys hanging with her 12-year-old german shorthaired pointer, traveling, and staying active. Desirae loves sharing her knowledge with her patients, watching her patients meet their skincare goals, and seeing her patients become more confident in their own, beautiful skin.
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 16 years. Most of her nursing experience is in critical care. She is a Certified Nurse Practitioner and is currently back in school to become dual board certified. 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 ❤️❤️
How it Started
Blush Aesthetics was founded in December 2016 to provide support and resources as a skin specialist in Toledo.
Our founder, Erin Hennessey, knows personally how skin that is not at its healthiest can take away from reflecting inner confidence. Our passion is to help women and men of all ages, stages and races have the healthiest skin possible. Blush provides the most revolutionary, proven and credible procedures, techniques and products. Additionally, we believe a busy lifestyle shouldn’t be a barrier to access to these exciting choices. For this reason, Blush Aesthetics has extended weekday hours as well as weekend appointments available, too.