Shining Way Esthetics
Our Team – Ft. Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Team
Karina Montgomery is a licensed medical esthetician who began her skincare education at Florida College of Natural Health in 1996. Thereafter, she worked in Boca Raton, Florida for three years before moving to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During that time, she created her own makeup freelance company for over 15 years. After a few years on her own, she opened a salon with her family where she managed the salon and was the full-time esthetician for over 10 years. Following thereafter, she went to college to continue her education as a medical esthetician and received a license as an Electrologist and Laser Technician.
Karina followed her passion, because she loves taking care of people and making them feel beautiful in their skin. She is a perfectionist in many ways. Her experience and knowledge make an amazing medical esthetician and electrologist! Shining Way Esthetics is excited to have Karina on board to complement the many skincare procedures and treatments that we offer.
Nicole Blum, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Nicole Blum joins our team with over 10 years of nursing experience. Nicole began her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She quickly decided that she wanted to further her education and earned her Associate’s Degree in nursing from Broward College in 2011. Her first position as a Registered Nurse was on a telemetry floor at Memorial Pembroke, where Nicole credits a large portion of her critical thinking skills. After, she transferred to Memorial Regional Hospital and began a new journey inside of their Level 1, Trauma Center, Operating Room. She completed the AORN didactic and clinical Perioperative course that allowed her to become a circulating nurse. She spent close to 5 years inside that operating room and had the opportunity to become a clinical manager of Bariatric, General, Oral-Maxillary-Facial, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeries. While managing the Operating Room, Nicole continued her education and received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing Degree in 2017. In 2018, she made the decision to, once again, enroll in school to complete a Master’s of Science in Nursing to become a Nurse Practitioner. While in her 2-year program, Nicole became certified in Botox and Dermal Filler injections under Dr. Adherbal de Souza Neto in 2018. Nicole graduated from Chamberlain University in February 2020 and is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Her passion is in the medical aesthetics area and she is excited to bring all her experience and enthusiasm to Shining Way Esthetics.
Ann-Marie Lofland received the world’s prestigious qualification for Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy, The CIDESCO (Comite International d’Esthetique et de Cosmetologie) Diploma in 2002, along with being Licensed for Esthetics in Florida.
Being in the beauty and health industry for 17 years, with a focus on medical esthetics and wellness, her goal is to educate her clients on regenerative age reversal modalities, and topical nutrition to help repair, restore and enhance the health of the skin providing and delivering dramatic, long lasting results.
She passionately aims to live a holistic life and looks forward to nurturing a wonderful relationship with her clients through sharing her pearls of beauty, health, wellness and nutrition.