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Founder

Vanessa Lee FOUNDER, THE THINGS WE DO

Vanessa Lee
FOUNDER, THE THINGS WE DO


Vanessa is a world-renowned Medical Aesthetic Provider sought after for her dedication to Natural Intention Beauty Guidance and she is known for her contribution to training and educating in the cosmetic/medical field. She has helped educate hundreds of medical providers in her ways of dedication to natural, but transformative results. She is a best kept celebrity secret, aesthetic practice consultant, skincare expert, and part of an elite 1% of practitioners who are booked out solid more than 6-8 months in advance. 


Her priority is making sure her patients are heard and constructing a beauty plan where balance and harmony in the face is priority instead of alteration. She is best known for her excellent under eye rejuvenation, facial shaping, and complete skin rejuvenation. Vanessa is dedicated to incorporating only the highest efficacy treatments into your beauty plan and seeing to it that your self care regimen is customized to your specific needs.

To read more about Vanessa Lee and her “Beauty Theory” Training, please visit www.vanessaleern.com

 
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The Team

Vanessa has put together a dream team of providers to assist you in any of your beauty needs at THE THINGS WE DO. Each team member has had in depth training with Vanessa to ensure they are true extensions of her work.

DR. STEVE YOELIN, MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Steve Yoelin, M.D., is a leading practitioner, researcher and trainer of neuromodulators, dermal fillers, and other medical aesthetic products in the United States. During his 18 years of experience as an ophthalmologist in the medical-aesthetics industry, he has developed a successful private practice in Newport Beach, CA.  Additionally, he has participated in over 1,000 company-sponsored training programs, dozens of clinical trials (including an investigator-initiated trial that ultimately led to LATISSE®), numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, and numerous posters and presentations.

Dr. Yoelin is passionate about teaching other medical professionals how to safely and effectively administer medical-aesthetics products as well as how to develop and maintain successful medical-aesthetics practices. Dr. Yoelin received a bachelor of science degree, from the University of California, Davis. He attained his medical degree from, and completed his ophthalmology residency at, the University of California, Irvine, where he also received numerous awards for his academic and research efforts.

 
 
 
 
 
NEEKAN RIVERA, PA-C

NEEKAN RIVERA, PA-C

Neekan Rivera is a Physician Assistant with advanced experience and knowledge in both clinical and cosmetic dermatology. She is an expert injector and works as a trainer for both Allergan and Galderma specializing in full-facial rejuvenation using the most innovative and advanced techniques.

Beyond her clinical expertise, Neekan prides herself on her honesty, strong attention to detail and her keen eye for recognizing each patient’s natural beauty. She is often referred to as a perfectionist; and believes your cosmetic enhancements should only compliment your own beauty, not distract from it. She is also an expert in skin-resurfacing, micro-needling, PDO-threads, scar revision and skin care and is able to tailor a variety of treatments to help her patients reach their cosmetic goals.

She is passionate about training other injectors to achieve natural-looking results while making sure patient safety is key. Fun Fact: Neekan loves to travel all over the world and observe different cultural beauty trends while also sneaking in some time for snorkeling! One day she will get the courage to scuba dive!

 
JOSIE ARRIGONI, NP

JOSIE ARRIGONI, NP

Josie is a board certified nurse practitioner that has been a nurse since 2008. She specializes in full face rejuvenation and cutting edge skin treatments. 

She is a firm believer that being an injector is bridging the gap between art and science. She knows that every patient is unique and every treatment is customized to create a natural rejuvenated result. 

Josie’s number one priority is client comfort. She prides herself in being a good listener and putting her clients at ease.

She attended UCLA for her masters degree and is a die hard UCLA fan. On her time off she enjoys spending time with her family and wine tasting with her hubby.

AZIEL RODGERS, ESTHETICIAN

AZIEL RODGERS, ESTHETICIAN

Aziel is a licensed esthetician and has loved being in the skincare industry for the past 4 years. 

After completing her esthetics program, she had the opportunity to go through rigorous training for one of California’s biggest day spas giving 5 star services. After her time there, she went on to work for a world-class esthetician in Beverly Hills and run a small business. 

The skills and education she continues to acquire are proving to be invaluable. With her passion for skincare her clients can come in and not only relax, but have fun while building confidence and seeing the results a good facial can provide!



 

DAPHNE LIM, LAC

Daphne is an acupuncturist and herbalist. She earned her Master's degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in NYC. 

After her first experience of acupuncture for a knee injury, she felt not only relief, but also energized, peaceful, and free flowing. She fell in love with the simplicity and effectiveness of the treatment, and is inspired to bring this kind of care to each session with her clients.

She loves learning about everything that promotes well-being --- from ancient eastern and spiritual traditions, to cutting-edge medical research, to what’s current and trending in the health sphere. After years working in private practice, she's excited to bring eastern medicine into the mix at The Things We Do.

 
 
 
 
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