About Us

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_phillipsSumer 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 Mercy 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_gloverJulie 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.

Bailee Harris | Aesthetician & Xtreme Lash Specialist

Bailee is a licensed Aesthetician. She graduated from Greenwood High School and is a native to the River Valley. She has always had a passion for helping others and making them feel good about themselves. That passion led her to the field of aesthetics. She graduated from the Academy of Salon and Spa and has since furthered her education with a certification in Xtreme Lashes. She is also proficient in waxing, dermaplaning, chemical peels, lash and brow tinting, lash perms, body treatments, facials and more. She has also had some advanced training with Dr. Obagi’s medical grade skincare line, ZO Skinhealth.

” I am beyond thankful that I am in this industry because I get to do what I love everyday!”