The Raleigh location is owned and operated by Blake and Danielle Stonebraker. They are both from North Carolina and have been living in the Raleigh area for over seven years. Blake graduated from Elon University with a degree in Business Management and Marketing. He has experience starting a family textile company in 2007 as General Manager and transitioned to the medical industry in 2010 as a medical device salesman.
Danielle Stonebraker has been a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2013. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and graduated with honors with her Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina. Danielle holds certifications in dermal fillers and neurotoxins. She is a master injector and “believes it is equally important to be healthy on the inside and look your personal best on the outside to achieve a well-balanced and fulfilling life.”
Danielle Stonebraker is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner who has been practicing since 2009. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and graduated with honors with her Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who is certified in dermal fillers and neurotoxins. She worked in Primary Care and Gastroenterology/Hepatology prior to crossing over into Aesthetics. She believes that it is equally important to be healthy on the inside and look your personal best on the outside to achieve a well-balanced and fulfilling life.
Danielle’s goal is to give you the best medical care while naturally enhancing and perfecting a rejuvenated look in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. She treats patients like family and wants each person to leave the office feeling like they were treated with compassion and respect. Whether you’re looking for a customized injectable treatment, laser and skin treatments, or other health and beauty options, Danielle will help you achieve your aesthetic goals.
Aside from her career, Danielle enjoys running, completing home improvement projects, and spending time with her husband, Blake, and their daughter Emory.
Blake Stonebraker is part of the husband and wife ownership team at The Aesthetic Lounge and Spa Raleigh. Prior to his 10+ years in the medical industry, Blake was the General Manager of Paragon Global. Originally from Hickory, NC, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from Elon University. Blake prides himself in ensuring each patient feels welcomed, is treated with respect and leaves satisfied with their results. His favorite part of his job is seeing the positive impact that aesthetics can have on each client. Blake cites his wife Danielle as the most influential person in his life and after work, you can find Blake at home spending time with Danielle and their daughter Emory.
Vickie Gay is the Lead Aesthetician at The Aesthetic Lounge and Spa Raleigh and is passionate about helping clients achieve their ultimate skincare goals. Originally from Butler, PA, Vickie is a Certified Laser Safety Officer and Certified Laser Technician in Laser Hair Removal, IPL, Fractional Laser to include wrinkle and acne scar reduction, Tattoo Removal, Microneedling, and RF skin tightening. Vickie enjoys helping clients relax, by communicating exactly what to expect with each treatment plan. After work, you can find Vickie spending quality time with her family or relaxing on the beach.
Ashley Applegate, our aesthetic nurse, lives in Fuquay-Varina with her husband of fourteen years and their three beautiful children, along with their Rottweiler named Beckam!
Ashley has been in the medical field since she was 18 years old. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for eleven years with experience working in skilled nursing, long term care then a GI practice prior to making the switch to aesthetics.
Ashley is a New Jersey transplant coming to North Carolina in 2014, and never looking back! She loves shopping and spending quality time and adventures with her family.
Bri joined The Raleigh Aesthetic Lounge and Spa with over 6 years of experience in the spa and beauty industry. Her love for the beauty industry emerged at an early age after working in high-end salons and med spas since early 2014. She finds that serving guests comes naturally to her. Joining our TALS team has allowed her to combine her gift for communication and outgoing personality with her passion for all things beauty. Bri currently resides in Nashville, NC with her first responder fiance William and young son Liam.
Meet Amanda! When we talk about an absolute glowing personality, that’s her! She is the newest member to our TALS Team here in Raleigh! Amanda lives in Wendell, NC with her husband, John, of 11 years and their sweet yellow lab, Zoey!
Amanda joins our team with a vast amount of experience in the beauty industry and practiced massage therapy for over 12 years. She comes with a wealth of beauty knowledge and an eagerness to help clients feel their most confident!
Amanda enjoys Photography as a pastime and loves spending time hiking with her family!
When you enter the med spa and see her warm smile, you will know you are in the right place!