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Heather Hunt, BS, LME, CPCS, CLSO, Aesthetics Instructor, Founder
Heather grew up in a small town in Ohio and worked in her families restaurant. This is where she learned the art of entrapreneurship and serving people. Her biggest inspiration was her grandmother Frances who started the family restaurant. This also started her interest in cooking and nutrition. Heather has over 20 years experience in the health, beauty, spa and related medical aesthetic and laser sales industry. Heather has worked with some of the top physicians in the Greater Cincinnati area. Ms. Hunt has trained 1000's of professionals in micropigmentation (permanent cosmetics) and professional skin care, as well as helped many open their own spas and medical spa practices. Naturally artistic, Heather worked as a licensed stylist while attending college and received her bachelors of science degree in dietetics from The University of Cincinnati, Allied Health Department in 2000. She was also inducted into the Kappa Omicron Nu, Honors Society for High Honors. During her time at the University of Cincinnati, she worked for the Dean of Math and Science Department as a research assistant, helping the department collect data to obtain grants. Heather was also an English tutor for the university and this is where she says she gained a real love of teaching and helping others succeed. After receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree, she decided to make a career for herself in the medical aesthetic sales industry. She traveled the country as a sales manager, offering training on medical aesthetic equipment for Advanced Aesthetic Lasers, Inc., (UBS Aesthetics), to spas, plastic surgeons, dermatologist and training hospitals such as Case Western Reserve in Cleveland Ohio and Northwestern Memorial in Chicago Illinois. During this time she attended many medical aesthetic and spa conferences around the world including, Miami Florida and Las Vegas Nevada in which she educated professionals on these devices. She was admitted to the University of Cincinnati Graduate Pharmacy School, Cosmetic Science Program and audited courses in skin science to gain a better understanding of the function of cosmetics on the skin. Then in 2001, newly married, she wanted to settle down and start a family and opened her first salon and medi spa in Cincinnati Ohio, which since then grew into two locations. In 2011 the business opened its second location, a 6,000 square foot Luxury Med Spa near Indian Hill, Ohio. She and her husband partnered with an age restricted community which included over 400 independent, assisted living and skilled care units. From 2011 to 2015, Heather created the medical spa menu and provided services that were a major selling point for the residents who would decide to reside there as well as to the surrounding Kenwood and Indian Hill public. Heather built the salon and medi spa up from 15 clients to over 1000 clients in the time she ran the two locations. In 2015, she saw a need for advanced training in the industry and she decided to refocus and downsize the company to the West Chester location providing training programs to other beauty and health care professionals. Over the twenty years in business Renew Image, has been featured in many national and local industry magazines for best body and beauty services. Heather has been featured by local news channels as an image and wellness expert representing brands such as Saks 5th Avenue, La Mer and Lancome. Most recently, in 2019, Renew Image was featured in SKIN DEEP Magazine for 'Top Advanced Training Centers in the Nation', and featured as an 'Industry Influencer' by The Associated Skin Care Professionals. Heather also received her 100 Hour Fundamental Permanent Cosmetic Specialist Certification, and went on to receive advanced training in Microblading, Scalp Micropigmentation, from NPM, New Permanent Makeup International and SCALPA. She holds over twenty-five Advanced Skin & Body certifications and Micropigmentation certifications including, Areola Restoration. A former AFAA, certified group fitness instructor, Heather considers herself a life long fitness enthusiast and competes in fitness competitions on a yearly basis. She recently placed 2nd in her division at the age of 47 years old. This diverse and well rounded background in beauty, skin science, nutrition, fitness and micropigmentation makes her an extremely well rounded instructor in skin and body care and permanent cosmetics. Heather is a member of the America Med Spa Association AmSpa, Associated Skin Care Professionals ASCP and The Association of Aesthetic Laser Professionals (AALP) is an international association of nurses, physicians, laser technicians, medical aestheticians and spa owners that are interested in, or are working in the medical aesthetic industry. She supports Cancer Awareness and offers micropigmentation services free of charge to cancer patients and cancer survivors. She has supported many local and global humanitarian efforts and has a passion for helping women and childrens' organizations. Heather has been married for 25 years and is the mother of three boys. She enjoys nature, taking her family boating and to sporting events. She considers herself a life time learner and you will find her researching or reading books on kindle unlimited in her spare time.