Ashley, a Murfreesboro native, graduated from Vanderbilt in 2001 with a Masters in Nursing. She began her career working as a Nurse Practitioner in primary care and transitioned into a full-time aesthetic nurse and skin care specialist in 2010.
Ashley is married to Shane and they have 3 boys – Eli, Luke and Drew. Her loves include traveling, reading, hiking and anything related to skin care and aesthetics.
Ashley’s Must Have Procedure:
Fraxel. It hascompletely eliminated my stubborn melasma and improved my skin texture 100%!
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SkinMedica HA5. Buy it here:
Blair Akers, RN, BSN has been a resident of Murfreesboro since 1997. She graduated from MTSU School of Nursing in 2006. Blair began her nursing career at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in the NICU where she worked for 10 years. Aesthetic medicine became a passion for her thanks to Ashley McFarland. Blair joined Ashley at Ashley McFarland Aesthetics in 2017, and it was a positive and exciting professional decision. Blair continually expands her knowledge base and skill sets by attending aesthetic specific trainings.
Blair’s Must Have Procedure:
PRP with Microneedling “Vampire Facial”: This procedure has transformed my skin in so many ways: my skin texture, durability and hyperpigmentation have all improved.
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SkinMedica TNS growth factor. Buy it here:
Kristi has considered Murfreesboro her home for 30 years. She attended MTSU and received her BS degree in Early Childhood Development and Education. She graduated in 1994 and began a teaching career as a Rutherford County School Teacher. After a period teaching, marrying, and raising two girls, Kristi decided on a career change. She followed her growing passion of skinare and attended Aveda Institute of Nashville. She feels a great connection with her patients and loves educating and helping others start an effective skin care program as well as plan individual treatment programs. Kristi loves to read, enjoys true crime and mystery podcast and is constantly planning and decorating her "work in progress home".
Kristi's Must Have Procedure:
Coolsculpting: This treatment has helped me reduce some areas that I've aways had trouble with.
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TNS Eye cream. Buy it here:
Carla, a Nashville native, has called Murfreesboro home over 35 years. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1986. With a love for all things beauty and a passion for cultivating relationships, both personally and professionally, she joined the AMA Team in 2020! Carla is married to her college sweetheart, Kenny, and they are blessed to be parents to son, Ethan. Her loves include time with family and friends, vacations at the beach, and serving others in her church and community.
Carla’s Must Have Procedure:
Botox makes everyone happy!
ZO Wrinkle+ Texture Repair
Tricia was born and raised in Shelbyville and has resided in Murfreesboro for the last 11 years. She graduated from MTSU with a BS degree in Business Administration. After being a stay at home mom for years with her two children, Collin and Lilly, she decided to pursue a career in something she was passionate about….aesthetics. She attended Georgia Career Institute and starting working for a facial plastic surgeon right out of school. It was there she realized how dramatically she could improve the health of a person’s skin with not only great skincare products, but also using more clinical approaches such as lasers, microneedling with radio frequency, vampire facials that include PRP, chemical peels and more.
In her spare time, you will find Tricia training at the gym, running outside, having dinner with friends, attending music events, enjoying the outdoors and time with her children, who are nearly grown.
Tricia’s Must Have Procedure:
Dermaplane.It’s a simple one, but a must have for that perfect glow!
Skin Medica TNS Advanced serum. Shop here:
Kim has lived in Murfreesboro, TN, since 1992 and graduated from MTSU with a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. As a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Kim has over 20 years of experience ranging from corporate to public accounting and small business accounting. She is married to her husband Derrick and together they have two sons Carter and Jake.
Kim’s Must Have Procedure:
Botox. She could never live without it!
Our Obagi CRX Serum
Paula, a Nashville native, has called Murfreesboro home for the past 27 years. Paula comes to us after 8+ years in the Dermatology/Aesthetics field. When Paula isn't working, you can find her spending time with Mike, her husband of 26 years and their three daughters, Loren, Taylor and Emily.
Paula's Favorite Procedure:
Vivace – the best treatment for tightening an aging neck!
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ZO Daily Power Defense
Robin has lived in Murfreesboro since 2001. After working mostly in the dental field for approximately 17 years, Robin came to the world of Aesthetics for a change of pace. Robin has been married to Mike for 21 years and together, they have 3 children; Cody, Abbie and Ben. More than anything, Robin loves traveling and baseball.
Robin's Favorite Procedure:
Botox! It takes year’s off your face in a 10-minute treatment!
ZO AOX Illuminating Serum