Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional (CPCP)
Advanced Practice Esthetician #18013030
Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) certified
Minnesota Body Art Licensed – #310063
State of MN Health Department Establishment License #410436

BRENDA WISE – OWNER, ADVANCED PRACTICE AESTHETICIAN, CPCP, LICENSED TATTOO ARTIST

Brenda is committed to staying on top of the latest industry developments and utilizes the latest technology available to ensure comfort, sterility, and beautiful results. In her over twelve years of permanent makeup experience, Brenda continues to master her craft by training annually with top international industry experts. 

 As a testament to her skill, Brenda receives referrals from dermatologists, plastic surgeons, estheticians, hairstylists, skin care specialists, and injectionists. She does permanent makeup full-time and has been perfecting her art since 2007.

Brenda has received her Certification through the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP) and is a current member of SPCP. She is proud to be a part of an elite group of Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (CPCP). Brenda is a Master’s Level permanent makeup artist and is certified in pain control by the American Academy of Micropigmentation. She is licensed and complies with all state regulations and is one of the select few artists offering permanent makeup corrections and removal.

Brenda enjoys spending time with her husband, adult children, and grand baby, as well as practicing yoga and walking the lakes with her dog, Murphy.  Once a year she returns to the Haitian villages of DoDique and Fondol with the Community Health Initiative (CHIhaiti.org) for medical missions – a cause near and dear to her heart.

CHRISTINA WIEKAMP – NURSE PRACTITIONER, CNS, CPCP, INJECTION SPECIALIST

 Christina completed her nursing degree and master’s degree at Winona State University. Christina’s interests and passions are split between aesthetics and her role as a pain specialist.

She enjoys caring for her patients that are suffering from pain, but also loves instantly helping patients with aesthetic results, while respecting both worlds. She is passionate about providing a personalized care approach to enhance natural beauty.

Christina has trained with Brenda one-on-one in permanent makeup for over 200 hours, exceeding the requirements for tattoo artists in Minnesota. As a nurse practitioner, Christina also offers injection services and is highly educated in facial anatomy, which is essential for providing the best and safest care possible.  Christina enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter.

Minnesota Body Art Licensed – #311797

JAIME MUHAMMAD – ADVANCED PRACTICE ESTHETICIAN, SKIN CARE SPECIALIST

Jaime graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2015. She has a passion for the beauty industry and takes pride in building relationships with her clients and educating them to achieve realistic goals. Her focus in advanced practice esthetics includes skin care, SkinPen microneedling, peels, lash treatments, and hair removal. She is an expert in iS CLINICAL products and loves designing a custom skin care regimen for each of her clients specific needs and goals. 

Advanced Practice Esthetician #19037129

TARA KRAUSE – DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Tara graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Winona State University and specializes in the day-to-day management of Bella Faccia. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and toddler, reading, and exploring all of the shopping, dining, and historical sites that Stillwater has to offer.

MARK RAWSON, MD ~ CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Mark Rawson is the Medical Director at Bella Faccia.  He brings a wealth of experience in Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine, having practiced in the discipline for over a decade.

Dr. Rawson completed medical school at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and residency training at the University of Minnesota.  He is board-certified in Family Medicine, with particular interests in aesthetics, health maintenance and age management medicine.  He is an active member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the International Hormone Society, and is one of the Twin Cities’ leading experts in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

In addition to medical practices at Bella Faccia and LifeSpan Clinic in Minnetonka, Dr. Rawson also practices Emergency Medicine.