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


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.  

Brittany Duval

Licensed Esthetician

Brittany is a licensed Aesthetician and graduate of The Salon Professional Academy. Her training includes Decleor, Dermalogica, iS Clinical and Skin Ceuticals. Her Certifications within the medical field include Skin Pen (Microneedling), Ultherapy, and Derma-planning. Brittany is also Coolsculpting certified from the prestigious Coolsculpting University (CSU). Services with Brittany include Facials, Medical Grade Peels, Microdermabrasion, and Eyebrow Shaping and Tinting. Brittany is a Clinical Aesthetician with Johnson&Johnson overseeing product development studies and maintaining product protocols. Combining her natural talent with learned skills, her clients leave feeling and looking their best.

*All Medical Services are performed at About Face by Luminous

Christine Morgan

About Face at Luminous Manager, Reception, and Events 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.

Felicia Carter

VoLuminous Locks Certified Specialist and Luminous Concierge

Felicia is our VoLuminous Locks Expert! This amazing Hair System adds instant volume, length, or both to your biological hair. These unique volumizers are like hair extensions for the top of your head! Felicia's talent as an artist and her personal interest in her client’s appearance is easy to see. She enjoys the challenge of helping her clients acquire an ultra natural look and more self confidence. The results can be life changing! Felicia is also our Luminous Concierge. Her welcoming smile and warm demeanor help keep our clients comfortable while attending to their every need.

Gabriel Llanos

Hair Stylist

Gabe is one of the most talented young stylists in the industry. Gabe’s natural talent and freestyle creativity has revolutionized the hair industry. Gabe is a Robert Fiance Beauty graduate specializing in cutting edge styling techniques, balayage, keratin, color corrections, high and low lighting, foils and freestyle, damage and conditioning treatments, fabulous blow outs, special events hair for weddings, prom, special occasions or just to feel extra special. Gabe is also certified in cocktailing lassio treatments from tropical to mocha, and is a master frizz controller. Gabe is all about making and helping his clients keep their hair as healthy as possible with maximized shine and glamorous customized styling. His master product knowledge and efficient, effective, haircare methods help keep his clients looking and feeling their absolute best.

Gabe’s favorite quote :
“A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life “
- Coco Channel

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 Carter

Licensed Esthetician

Jessica is a licensed esthetician and graduate of Artistic Academy and CoolSculpting University. Jess is also expertly trained in leading skin therapies and product applications. Her physican-instructed training includes Cool Sculpting, Microdermabrasion, Epidermal and Dermal Peels, Microneedling, SkinPen, Derma-Planing, and Ultherapy.  Effectively treating and resolving problematic teen and adult acne is one of Jessica's many well-known specialties.

Jessica's passion for skin care and med-spa services is greatly complemented by her love for people.  Her technical talent and warm approach are her best assets. Jess provides a wonderful overall Luminizing experience, leaving her clients both looking and feeling their best.

*All Medical Services are performed at About Face by Luminous

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!

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

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: Derma-planing, Medical Grade Peels, Micro-dermabrasion, Micro-Needling, and SkinPen. Mary is also certified in Coolscupting. 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.

*All Medical Services are performed at About Face by Luminous!!!

Monica Remelgado

Luminous Salon Manager

Monica has been in the beauty Industry for over 21 years. She graduated from European Academy in 1996, as a licensed hair dresser and worked in the beauty field for 6 years. She then decided that she wanted to work in customer service within the industry instead. Monica loves being immersed in the environment and making people feel good about themselves. Her strong passion for the industry makes her a very unique person, calling her the "glue" of the salon. She loves putting a smile on all her customers faces.

Nicole Benway



Nicole is graduate of the Artistic Academy School of Hair Design. She started working in the beauty industry at sixteen and has been behind the chair for three. Being a mother of two young children, Nicole has a gentle, calming approach when cutting children's hair. Her passion for beauty and all that comes with it has been something she has loved since her childhood. Nicole is known for her gorgeous up-dos, fabulous blowouts, and creative hair cuts. Nicole continues to educate herself with all the latest techniques of today's hair world.