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the ultimate consultation
Whether it's your first visit or have been coming for years,
The Ultimate Consultation is just what you need.

In this 30 minute session, Julie, Katie, and Denneal take extra care to review your current skincare routine, evaluate your skin, and work with you to make a plan that fits your goals and budget. Having a carefully prescribed home regimen is just as important as in studio treatments. With over 40 years combined experience, Julie and Katie can help you find the perfect balance.
The best part? The Ultimate Consultation is complimentary!

About Us


Julie has been working her magic for over 25 years. Her passion is research, ensuring the studio is always offering the latest and greatest the industry has to offer. Julie has built a fierce group of clients because of her results-orientated approach, mixed with her sassy spirit. She is the one with the crazy ideas and the one always pushing the studio in new directions. She opened Julie Halverson Skin Studio in 2009 and has loved evolving the business over time. 


Katie has been in the skin field for over 15 years, and with Julie since the beginning. With her love of hands on treatments, she gives Julie the flexibility to balance her time between clients and owner duties. Katie knows the ins and outs of skin, and determining the specific needs of each client is her passion. Her ability to connect with clients and work with them to reach their skin goals is second to none.


Denneal has been a passionate clinical esthetician for over 20 years. Drawing upon decades of experience, she utilizes a variety of techniques that leave her clients looking and feeling their best. Denneal's approach is reminding clients that the glow comes from the inside, and loves enhancing her clients already natural beauty. Her kindness and laid back demeanor, makes her an absolute joy to receive services from!

dr. kaaren olesen

We're honored to work in conjunction with Dr. Olesen to bring you the best our industry has to offer.  While in private practice, Dr. Olesen became interested in exploring aesthetic services as a way to provide all-encompassing care for her patients. Now, she practices in the Women's Health department at Broadlawns Medical Center. In addition to Obstetrics and Gynecology, her specialties include Women's Health, Menopause Management, and LGBTQ affirming services.

Julie and Kaaren have known and respected each other for many years, and are thrilled to be working together.

You can reach Dr. Kaaren Olesen @ (515) 282-2340

Visit Us

6150 Village View Drive, Suite 106 \ West Des Moines, IA 50266  \  Tel: 515-537-8232

Hours \ M-9:00-3:30

*We maintain the above hours to the best of our ability.  However, since something always seems to pop up for the working mom, we recommend calling in advance when stopping by without an appointment.  Thanks for your understanding!

Cancellation Policy

When you schedule an appointment with us, we are blocking time to be spent with just you, and ask that you respect our time in return. Should you need to cancel or reschedule, please notify us with a minimum of one full business day. For laser services, we require 3 business days. When you cancel outside of these parameters, we not only lose your business, but also the potential business of other clients who could have scheduled an appointment for the same time

Any cancellations with less notice are subject to a cancellation fee amounting to 50% of your scheduled service. Clients who miss their appointments without giving any prior notification will be charged the full amount of scheduled service.

Thank you for respecting our policies so that our small business may thrive!



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