Owner, Massage Therapist, Esthetician
Hi all! I've been a licensed massage therapist and esthetician for nearly a decade. I came to Tacoma 8 years ago by way of Colorado by way of Massachusetts. People always ask me what I love most about my job and I actually got my answer from a client a few years back when she told me "Every time I get a massage from you, it makes me feel so grateful and appreciative of my body." Best. Compliment. Ever. I think about how much time we spend beating ourselves up for not looking a certain way, for being sick or injured, or for feeling like we are just not enough. The fact that I potentially lend a hand in changing those narratives from negative to positive is truly an honor and a privilege. If you know me, then you know how much I love your WHOLE life and how much I want people to live their best lives, for real. And that's really what Oakes & Alder is all about, self-care in all forms. I’m super excited to share this space with such an amazing group of women, and with all of you!
I have been an esthetician for 17 years and I'm beyond excited to be back in Tacoma where it all began for me! I specialize in volume lash extensions and microblading. I can also help you with any of your skincare needs. When I'm not in the spa at Oakes & Alder you can most certainly find me scooting around town with my daughter or out and about enjoying the beautiful Pacific Northwest! Follow me
on Instagram @jesslash253
I have been an esthetician for over half a decade and I specialize in natural sugaring. My services also include waxing, lash lifts & tinting and express facials! When I'm not hanging out in the spa, you can find me spending time with friends and family or out and about absorbing the wilderness. Follow me on Instagram @esthetics.by.jessel
I have been an esthetician for 16 years and I specialize in lash and brow tinting, full body waxing and a variety of different facials. I love to nurture and pamper my guests. A service with me will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and radiant. When I'm not working hard at Oakes & Alder I'm usually training for a half marathon or spending time with family and friends. Follow me on Instagram @jamiewax253
I am the face behind KVapothecary. I have been a nature lover since I was a young child growing up in the beautiful and sacred Black Hills in South Dakota. Today, I dedicate my time to expanding my knowledge of native plants, creating relationships among people and strengthening the connections between individuals and the world around them. I spend most of my time at Oakes & Alder creating delightful remedies that stock the shelves. When I'm not there, you can most likely find me hanging out with friends and family or sitting next to a quiet tree. Follow me on Instagram @kvapothecary253 or check out my website at kvapothecary.com