Luminous Salon & Spa (908) 464-8208
The Team At Luminous

Heather Hoffman

Owner & Master Esthetician

Heather Hoffman is owner and Master Esthetician of Luminous MedSpa & Salon as well as, a Leading Clinical Esthetician for Johnson & Johnson!

She has over 20 years experience in the beauty industry and she strives for only the best. Searching for the most desirable and effective treatments from head to toe, her training's and research have taken her all over Europe, Canada and the United States. Her knowledge and expertise in all areas of skincare have now made her an innovator, educator and a leader in the beauty industry!  

She works alongside of doctors learning the most advanced & technical treatments such as, Microneedling with PRP, Medical Grade Peels, Dermaplaning, Ultherapy, Advanced Laser Treatments & Coolsculpting!!  While using all her knowledge in the Holistic field as well, she is able to create her very own highly effective customized treatments that she personally trains to each one of her Master Estheticians! Heather goes above and beyond to make her clients feel comfortable, relaxed, and rejuvenated. They always see the results they were looking for. She and her team will continue to expand their professional development through courses and workshops in the most current up-to-date methods of skin, wellness, and beauty.

She looks forward to seeing all of you at Luminous so you can experience the "Luminous Secret".

Ana Martinez

Assistant

Ana has been in the beauty industry for over 18 years. She loves pampering our clients so they feel nice and relaxed once they recline in her chair for a fabulous shampoo. Ana prides herself on working hard and always being a team player assisting everyone around her.  

Christine Morgan

About Face at Luminous Manager, Reception, and Events and Promotions Coordinator

New to the beauty industry, Christine brings over 30 years of project, event, and office management, customer service, and educational experience to Luminous. Her creative flair and innovative style have been a stimulating and fun addition to the Luminous and About Face by Luminous Family. Christine's open approach and friendly demeanor are contagious and keep our clients, guests, and staff smiling. Christine's exceptional collaborative and organizational skills help ensure an optimal Luminzing experience for everyone.

Jennifer Heffernan

Hair Stylist

After providing customer service as a CPA in financial services in NYC for over 10 years, Jenny decided to pursue her love of the beauty industry and styling hair. Jenny specializes in styling unique looks for weddings and special events. She followed her dream and passion for doing hair by attending Capri Institute of Technology and obtaining a license in cosmetology. Jenny worked at Bombshell Hairdressing and trained exclusively with Toni & Guy and Wella Professionals in haircutting, styling, hair coloring and balayage. She continuously searches for opportunities in education with leading artists in the industry in order to be able to deliver the latest balayage techniques, cutting styles, and bridal trends to her clients. Jenny  provides outstanding customer service by listening and catering to individual client’s needs and developing looks that compliment everyone’s lifestyle.

Jessica DeGasperis

Master Stylist

With over twelve years in the industry, Jessica has an intense passion for hairstyling and a commitment to advanced education. She specializes in precision cutting, razor cuts, curly hair, balayage, foil and hair painting highlighting, special event styles, and men's cuts. Jessica is a versatile designer fully certified in Oribe, Vidal Sassoon, Bumble & Bumble, Keratin, Deva Curl, and the Calligraphy Cut. Among her numerous accomplishments and recognitions is her work with Oribe and his editorial team at NY Fashion Week for styling with Tim Hamilton and Theory. Jess' friendly smile, and attention to every haircare detail keep her clients looking and feeling their absolute best!

Jodi Osmulski

Stylist/Salon Coordinator

Jodi has been in the hair industry for over 10 years. With having grown up in her Mother’s Salon Jodi is the true meaning of an Artistic Designer. It's in her blood as well as passion for bringing creativity, glamour and so much joy to her clients through their hair. She takes the time to discuss all the best options that suit your individual wants, needs and lifestyle. Jodi specializes in L’Oréal Color, Highlights and Balayage. Her extensive training in many different Smoothing Treatments is what gives her clients the look they have always dreamed of.  Her Blowouts are like no other, they are so exquisite with detail, flare and sophistication that is sure to leave you looking and feeling completely Luminized!! Jodi earns many certifications by completing Master classes and knows the importance of continuing education so she can always create any look that her clients desire!! She has taken classes at the L’Oréal SoHo Academy in NYC as well as completed the L’Oréal Expert Network Program with some of the best artists in the industry.

Kate Motz

Board Certified Functional Medicine Coach

My mission is to help you address the root cause of your chronic health problems so that you can create balance, harmony and reclaim your health and vitality. I am a mother to three amazing kids and Board Certified Functional Medicine Coach, with 20 years of experience in the health and wellness field.

Practicing as a health coach is so incredibly rewarding. To have the opportunity to play a part in helping people improve their well-being is such a gift. I love my mission on this planet and I’m so thankful I get to do what I love.

You deserve a life of vitality and have the potential to be the healthiest version of you. Whether that means getting your weight right where you want it, getting your energy and sex drive back, and doing it all naturally and safely is absolutely possible by re-evaluating how you think, what you eat, how you sleep and how you move your body.

My goal is to help you discover and address the root causes of your health challenges. Your ultimate health transformations will be created and sustained when you address the root cause, not just the symptoms you are currently facing.

My mission is to provide guidance as you create your ideal path to wellness, accountability to ensure you meet each of your health goals so you achieve the results you desire. Let’s work together to get you healthy, then focus on well-rounded, sustainable prevention, so you can stay that way.

Kelly Bell

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Kelly Bell is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant.  She earned her Masters of Physician Assistant Degree from Seton Hall University as a Pi Alpha National Honor Society member, and is a member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants (AAPA), NewJersey State Society of Physician Assistants (NJSSPA), the Society ofDermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), and the Dermatological Society of NewJersey (DSNJ).

Kelly’s passion for skin care was fostered at a young age through a personal struggle with acne and a respect for sun protection while growing up in Jacksonville,Florida. She has been practicing as a Dermatology Physician Assistant in New Jersey since 2016 and has developed a strong foundation of clinical and surgical skills in the treatment and management of skin conditions. She strives to ensure all of her patient clientele feel comfortable in their own skin and tailors her conservative aesthetic approach of “tweaking with perfection” to each patient’s specific needs.

Lucy Mullarkey

Master Stylist

Lucy has been a hair stylist for over 15 years, having graduated from Capri Institute in 2003. Lucy is a highly skilled and very talented professional continually educating herself on all the newest trends. Her accomplishments include: New York Fashion Week, New Jersey Fashion Week, Jo Blackwell's Color correction class, "Fixing Unnatural Disasters", extensive L'oreal color classes including "The Art of Balayage/ Hairpainting", Eva Scrivo's The Painted Cut, and Bumble & Bumble Razor Haircutting Classes. Lucy is Deva Haircut Certified and Certified in the Calligraphy Cut. Lucy is very proficient in all aspects involving hair styling. She has received numerous recognitions for hair extensions and corrective color & haircutting. She is well known for giving a complete and thorough consultation. Lucy is very personable and patient with all of her clients.

Mary Ann Osmulski

Hair Stylist

Mary Ann has been a licensed hair stylist since she was 18. She takes pride in her ability to listen to her clients to help them look and feel their absolute best. Her warm personality and enthusiasm make her a great addition to our team. She specializes in L’Oreal Color, Inoa (ammonia free color), smoothing and straightening treatments, women's haircuts, razor cuts and perming. Mary Ann owned her own salon, Just Us Hair Designers, in Berkeley Heights for 27 years. She is committed to providing exceptional service to all her clients.

Mary Jo Jimenez

Licensed Esthetician and Master Coolsculptor

Mary Jo has been in the aesthetics field since 2012. Driven by her passion for skin and beauty, she attended The Artistic Academy and trained with the well known and respected Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Valdes. Her skin treatments include: facials, derma-planing, medical grade peels, micro-dysport, micro-dermabrasion, micro-needling, and SkinPen. Mary is Master Certified in Coolsculpting spot fat reduction, Morpheus8 microneedling with radiofrequency, and Ultherapy ultrasound face lifting. Mary Jo is highly experienced and certified in bridal makeup applications and has been featured in I-Fashion Magazine. In addition to her professional skills and certifications, Mary serves as a Clinical Esthetician for Johnson & Johnson where she performs studies and clinical trials for research and development. Continually educating herself and looking into the newest and innovative trends, Mary's experience and extensive training in the medical and aesthetics fields makes her an invaluable member of the Luminous and About Face by Luminous Family, and to our clients.

Melanie Priore

Aesthetician

Melanie is a Robert Fiance Beauty School graduate passionate about treating her client’s skincare needs. She is determined to make sure that everyone leaves her treatment room feeling beautiful in their own skin. Melanie is MAC cosmetics certified and certified in performing Skinceutical treatments, including a full range of chemical peels as well. She is trained in waxing, eyebrow tinting, microdermabrasion, and medical grade chemical peels. Melanie participates in Johnson & Johnson clinical trials as a Clinical Esthetician for product research. With her extensive training and knowledge in esthetics, Melanie is confident in her ability to treat her client’s skin concerns and customize a unique treatment plan for every individual need.


Meryl Proctor

Celebrity Makeup Artist

Meryl Proctor, makeup artist and founder of Ashimoto Essential Beauty admits she still has her Barbie doll collection under her bed. It's that passion for dress up and play that has made her a successful beauty expert for over 21 years. But now she gets to "play" with larger-than-life dolls like brides-to-be, runway models and even The Housewives of New Jersey have been her clients. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including New Jersey Bride, New York Bride and Town & Country. She's worked alongside industry icons like Bobbi Brown and Trish McEvoy, as well as designers like Michael Kors and Cynthia Rowley and continues to do professional photoshoots and special occasion work. As an airbrush artist and eyelash extension expert, she's dedicated to ensuring her clients have the latest techniques and products at their disposal. That's why she's partnered with Inglot Cosmetic of Poland with store locations in Dubai, England, Italy, Paris, and NY. Meryl may still love her Barbie's, but she doesn't play around when it comes to beauty.