About | Ashley McFarland Aesthetics

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Ashley McFarland Aesthetics

Ashley McFarland, WHNP-BC, MSN, RN

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, Burn Boot Camp and anything related to skin care and aesthetics.

Ashley’s Top 3 Must Have Procedures:

  1. Botox: I have crazy strong “11’s” and look so angry without it! Botox makes me look happier!
  2. Voluma in my cheeks: love how Voluma gives a great contour to the face by naturally lifting!
  3. PRP with Microneedling “Vampire Facial”: This procedure has transformed my skin in so many ways: my skin texture, durability and hyperpigmentation have all improved!

Favorite Product: HA5. I wish I could bathe in HA5! It helps skin retain its moisture and gives the skin a plump!

Fun Fact: I have twin boys born on 2 different days and 2 different ways!

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Blair Akers, RN, BSN

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:

  1. Anything involving the use of PRP, such as our vampire facial.

Favorite Product: Blair loved to incorporate SkinMedica TNS growth factors in her daily skin health regimen.

Fun Fact: Blair is married to her high school sweetheart, Chuck Akers, and they have two beautiful children, Layne and Nori. Blair enjoys watching her children’s sporting events and loves college baseball. She was also a collegiate athlete herself, running the 800 meter and cross country. Blair loves being a part of the AMA team.

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Kim Maddox

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 have two sons Carter and Jake.

Kim’s Must Have Procedure:

  1. Botox. She could never live without it!

Favorite Product: Our CRX Serum.

Fun Fact: It is nearly impossible for Kim to put down a book once she’s started reading it – even if it’s awful!

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Courtney Damesworth

Courtney was born in California and raised in the South Florida. After migrating to Tennessee, Courtney attended MTSU where she focused on health education. Upon graduating, Courtney took her skill set to Nashville where she worked in plastic and cosmetic surgery. It was there that she grew a passion for the diverse field of aesthetics. Courtney is married to her husband, Ryan. With any spare time, Courtney can be found packing to travel someplace new.

Courtney’s Must Have Procedure:

  1. Botox, as she is a firm believer in preventative skin care. Botox has also helped to aid in keeping her very expressive & animated faces at bay.

Favorite Product: Courtney is a lover of Obagi’s CRX Serum. Not only does it smell amazing, but it wakes the skin up each morning with a healthy glow.

Fun Fact: Courtney loves an adrenaline rush. Whether skydiving over the mountains or swimming with sharks in Bora Bora, she is always up to try something once. Same could be said about her future skin care regime or any aesthetic procedures!

Kriti Hutsell

Kristi Hutsell, Medical Aesthetician

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 of time teaching, marrying and raising two girls, Kristi decided on a career change. She followed her growing passion of skin are and attended Aveda Institute of Nashville. She received her Aesthetician's License and quickly became TN State certified. Her aesthetic career started in Brentwood, TN at a Dermatology and Medical Aesthetic office. Kristi is thrilled to now be working in her hometown with Ashley McFarland Aesthetics and can't wait to help others look and feel great. She feels a great connection with her patients and loves educating and helping others start on an effective skin care program as well as plan individual treatment programs.

When not working, you will find Kristi spending time with husband Bill of 25 years and her 2 beautiful daughters Kelton and Emma. She loves to read, enjoys true crime and mystery podcast and is constantly planning and decorating her "work in progress home". She also enjoys the ever growing world of aesthetics with research and training as this is something that she always makes time for.

Kristi's Top Must He Procedures:

  1. Botox and Voluma: I started with Botox in my late 30's and only wish I had done it a little earlier. At 49, I am appreciating the benefits of preventing deep fine lines and wrinkles. Voluma for my cheeks gives me that extra lift and fullness.
  2. Hydrafacial: I love the exfoliation and individualized treatment for correction and over all skin health.
  3. Cool Sculpting: This treatment has helped me reduce some areas that I've aways had trouble with. Looking forward to more:

Favorite Product: HA5 by SkinMedica- The feel of this product is amazing: My skin is horribly dry. HA5 holds moisture in without clogging the pores.

Fun Fact: I secretly think I could be a great detective.

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Brittney McLaughlin

Brittney was born and raised in Murfreesboro. At 16 years old she started working in the Cosmetic / Aesthetic industry thinking it would just be a part time job through high school and college not knowing that this is when she would start her career. The first few months of working Brittney found her love for all things beauty and educating others on how to help themselves look and feel their best. She joined the AMA team in 2020! Brittney is newly married to her husband, Jake. They are expecting their first baby in September.

Brittney’s Must Have Procedure:

  1. Botox. Every girl’s best friend! Botox helps prevent lines from her expressive faces.
  2. HydraFacial. She loves the glow that comes with that treatment!

Favorite Product: Clenziderm Pore Therapy by Obagi – helps prevent any acne and leaves the skin feeling refreshed.

Fun Fact: Brittney hates flying but loves to travel and see all her out of state friends!

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Kelton Hutsell

Kelton was born and raised in Murfreesboro. She attends MTSU where she studies Organizational Leadership with a minor in Nutrition and Food Science. Kelton has always been intrigued by the world of aesthetics. Her love has since grown watching her mom receive her Aesthetician’s license. Now Kristi and Kelton get to work together all while combining two of Kelton’s passions: the world of aesthetics and marketing!

Kelton’s Must Have Procedure:

  1. Dermaplane, Dermaplane, Dermaplane! My face always feels so fresh and has the best glow after.

Favorite Product: Zo Skin Health Exfoliating Polish- This product is amazing. I have never used an exfoliator that actually leaves my skin so smooth and bright!

Fun Fact: Public speaking = biggest fear. Even though my whole college career has been focused in business and marketing, the thought of public speaking still turns my stomach into knots.

Nicholas Tarola, MD, Medical Director