Tracy earned her certificate in Esthetic Arts in 1989 from the Christine Valmey School in Stamford, Connecticut.  She has provided esthetic services to loyal clients on the Connecticut shoreline for more than 20 years.  Over that time, Tracy has gained their trust by solving any trouble or issue they may have with their skin.

Fine or deep lines, hyperpigmentation, loss of elasticity, or dullness – Tracy works as your partner in the resolution of problems and after treatment, helps you maintain your newly radiant skin.

She is highly regarded for her special occasion and bridal makeup as well as her expert eyebrow design.  Tracy also provides chemical peels, microdermabrasion and airbrush tanning services.

Lisa Kurpit owner

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Lisa Kurpit became co-owner of Skinsations in April 2009, after having worked there as estheticians for eight years.  Lisa has been a state Certified Esthetician since 1990, after completing the esthetics program at Gal Mar Academy in North Haven, CT.  During her 20 years’ experience in providing skin care, body treatments, makeup, waxing, manicures and pedicures, she has utilized continuing education to stay on top of the newest technology, methods and products.  She is trained in microdermabrasion,  chemical peels and micro-current technologies, regularly attends trade show classes and reads absolutely everything about the industry that crosses her path.  She is passionate about providing all guests at Skinsations with dramatic results and the highest level of customer service.  Her lifelong love of fitness led her to a Personal Trainer Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, which allows her to help others achieve their personal fitness goals. Lisa is the mother of a daughter at college and a son in high school.


Juanita is a 1999 graduate of the Aesthetic Science Institute in Albany, New York, and at that time was employed at Beaux Visages European Skin Care Center in Guilford. Juanita  relocated to Naples Florida and went on to further her education in Esthetics at the Bonita Springs School of Esthetics,and is a State of Florida licensed Skin Care Specialist, and has worked in the Medical Esthetic field in Naples. Juanita has been back in Connecticut since 2007 and continues her skills in various types of facials and facial massage, microdermabrasion, glycolic, jessner and lactic peels, as well as waxing.

What makes Juanita so special is the connection she makes with her clients; she is always going the extra mile to help and educate her clients. Prior to Juanita’s Esthetic career she has many years experience in the Medical field and is also currently working part time as a Medical Assistant. Juanita lives in Clinton with her husband.


Twyla, our front desk receptionist, has been actively involved in the skin care industry since 1992. She earned her certificate in Esthetics from Beaux visages School in Albany, New York.  Twyla managed the start up of the Beaux Visages European Skin Care Center in Guilford until 1996, when she bought the center. In 2001, Twyla transitioned the spa to her signature label, ‘a la Juenesse and served as owner manager until she sold the successful business in late 2006. Twyla lives in Guilford with her husband and has two sons, both employed in advertising in New York City, as well as a daughter who is a missionary in Haiti.

BARBARA Vollero Massage Therapist

Barbara has been a licensed massage therapist for more than 13 years. A graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, she holds licenses to practice in Connecticut and New York. Over the years, Barbara has expanded her services to include myofacial release, hot stone massage, treatment for fibromyalgia, active and passive stretching, joint mobilization and chair massage. She offers a comprehensive massage which provides the benefits of clinical massage complimented with a meditative quality. Barbara has built a very strong client base – many of her clients have been with her for 12 years. Believing in the importance of regular body work, she has developed a program of affordable services and promotes the benefits of chair massage. Barbara, an avid animal lover, volunteers for animal shelters and groups, including raising money to provide vet services and support ‘rescue relays’ across the country.