RN / Master Esthetician / Certified Laser Technician

Tina Richardson opened Body Essence in 2008.  She has been a Registered Nurse since 1990 with a BSN Degree, currently working on a Nnurse Practitioner degree .  Tina is a Master Esthetician, Certified Laser Technician, Candela Laser, Alma Laser and Cynasure Laser trained and attended Aesthetics Advancements post graduate training in the use of Botox and Dermal fillers.


She has been a Board Certified Anesthesiologist since 1994, with voluntary recertification most recently in January 2015. She graduated from SUNY of Stony Book in 1987, and completed her Anesthesia training at the University of Virginia in 1991.
Dr. Harman has been in the private practice sector of a anesthesiology throughout her career, serving as a Medical Director in various venues including hospitals, surgery centers, Gastroentelogy Units, and Medical Spas. She is also a certified Ultrasound Regional Anesthesiologist since 2014. She has been involved in teaching healthcare professionals and medical students from different medical schools over the past 20 years.


Medical Esthetician / Laser Technician

Katie graduated from Tennessee School of Beauty Esthetics program in Knoxville, TN and received her Esthetic license. She then obtained her Medical Esthetics certification at the Laser Institute of Tennessee and is Candela and Alma laser trained. Katie has excelled in result-driven facials, chemical peels, laser hair reduction as well as other laser treatments for the face and body, and spray tanning. Katie specializes in customizing skin care regimens to fit all of your skin’s needs to give you the best results. You will often find Katie assisting Dr. Harman and Tina with procedures.

Master Esthetician / Laser Technician

Raegan has worked in the spa industry since 2012, she became a certified Laser Technician with NOVA Laser Association in 2013. She then continued her education at Blue Ridge School of Esthetics to graduate and be licensed by the State of Virginia as an Basic Esthetician and later on as a Master Esthetician in 2016. Raegan has a vast knowledge and passion for skincare and enjoys performing all Esthetic services from hands on customized facials to laser treatments. Raegan plans to further her career in Medical Aesthetics also continuing school to get her Physicians Assistant.



Becky has worked at Body Essence since it opened in 2008, she works part time as a hair stylist and has been active in the daily operations of Body Essence with being the leader of the Office and Adminstration team.





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20 Bobby’s Way, Suite 104
Staunton, VA 24401


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