The Medi-Spa difference is especially important to understand when you are looking for procedures such as laser treatments or cosmetic injectables. A medical spa like Luminessence provides all the comforts of a day spa with the added benefits of advanced medical treatments. Dr. Phillips has extensive experience and knowledge of the procedures and products available. Luminessence has the latest state-of-the-art technology that can greatly increase your overall satisfaction with the procedure you choose.
Sumer Phillips, MD | On-site Medical Director
Dr. Phillips has been board certified in Internal Medicine since 1989 and continues to practice Internal Medicine full time at her Cooper Clinic office. Dr. Phillips’ extensive knowledge of the human body has led her to pursue an Anti-Aging Medicine Board Certificate with an Aesthetic Fellowship. Dr. Phillips understands that beauty begins with vibrant health and anti-aging principles. She has advanced training with cosmetic fillers, injectables, laser, and Botox®.
Julie Hicks | Clinical Aesthetician
Julie Hicks is an instructor, laser technologist, and cosmetologist certified by the Arkansas State Board of Cosmetology. Beyond her state licensure, Julie has trained with some of the best educators in the country, including Dr. Zein Obagi. She has a passion for education and has trained at the Institut’ DERMed, Nouveau Contour Academy, Hydrafacial®, as well as the International Institute of Permanent Make-up.
Her training includes: Laser (hair removal, photofacials, non-surgical facelifts, skin rejuvenation); Sugaring; Hydrafacial; Dermaplaning; Chemical Peels; Permanent Make-up; Permanent Make-up Correction; Scar Revision; Areola Restoration; Hair Simulation. Julie has a thorough background in many injectable products including: Botox, Dysport, Sculptra, Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, and Belotero.
Liz Hadley is a licensed Aesthetician and a Massage Therapist certified by the Arkansas Department of Health. Liz joined the Luminessence team in order to take her passion for skincare to the next level. She enjoys educating her clients on ways to improve their overall skin health and wellness. She added, “I love that I get to explain the science behind what I am doing here at Luminessence.”
Liz has not only completed her state aesthetic requirements to perform facials, chemical peels, body treatments, and hair removal, but she has also had advanced training in ZO SkinHealth with Dr. Zein Obagi, Hydrafacial, and Dermaplaning.
Liz is unique in her field because of her additional massage therapy licensure. She has received advanced training in Thai Yoga Massage and offers several massage modalities including Hot Stone, Swedish and Deep Tissue. Liz believes that deep tissue work can be performed without the client experiencing discomfort during and after the session. As with all the Luminessence staff, Liz is always learning the newest advances in skincare so she can bring it to her clients.