Dusti T. – Owner/ Esthetician

With a career that launched in the spa treatment room and led to the management of San Diego’s top spas, Dusti is able to manage operations with a complete understanding of all departments. As a licensed esthetician and with a specialty in body, facial, and Brazilian waxing, she is a multifaceted owner who not only provides superior leadership, but unparalleled spa development and service. More than a decade of dedication and passion has led her to the success of a beautiful boutique spa. Sweet Cheeks offers over 40 years combined experience providing the highest quality beauty services in the industry. Although Dusti is strongly dedicated to her career and the growth of her brand, her family is the most important part to her life. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband, daughter and 2 pups.


Dani P. – Owner/ Esthetician

Dani’s true passion for the spa industry is reflected in everything she does. She is the definition of “Jack of All Trades”. As a licensed Esthetician she is able to effectively manage the day to day operations from a well-rounded view point. After becoming licensed she decided to continue her education through a nationally recognized Master’s Program in Esthetics. Outside of the spa, Dani has a passion for animals, traveling, and trying new things.


Brittany S. – Esthetician

Brittany has been a licensed Esthetician since year 2011. She specializes in brazilian waxing, spray tans and custom facials. When it comes to brazilian waxing, Brittany knows how to get the job done quick and painlessly. She views her facials as artwork and enjoys suggesting products to beautify her clients’ skin. It is her priority to make clients feel relaxed and spends ample time listening about her clients’ problem areas and meeting all of their expectations. Besides being at Sweet Cheeks Brittany loves working out, going to the beach, traveling, and hanging with her friends and family.


Deanna P. – Lead Esthetician

Deanna has been an Esthetician for over ten years and is a North County San Diego native. She is passionate about skin care and waxing, and has a wealth deaof knowledge. She enjoys helping others achieve ageless, glowing skin. With an intuitive, warm and healing touch, Deanna will make you quickly feel at ease in her care. With a background in working for some of the top luxury spas in the industry, Deanna has a true understanding of the luxury spa experience. She is personable, friendly and is very attentive to detail in her work. In her free time she loves to travel, paint, write, dance, hike, go to concerts, relax on the beach and spend time with family and friends.


Maile M. – Lash Artist/Mentor

Maile received her esthetics license in 2005 and became a certified Novalash extensionist in 2007. She believes beauty is found in the eyes and strives to carefully craft each client’s need based on their personal esthetic. Most recently, she has become involved in offering guidance and support to new lash professionals. Besides lashing, she enjoys yoga, dance fitness, cooking and fostering relationships with aloha!


Haley C. – Spa Coordinator/ Esthetician

Haley has been a licensed esthetician since 2016. She is very thorough in her waxing and spray tans, and loves pampering and helping her clients feel great in their skin with our custom facials. Outside of the spa, she has a passion for health and wellness, she enjoys working out at the Bar Method, hiking, beach cruising, live music and traveling whenever possible.


Lina D. – Lash Artist & Esthetician

Lina has been a licensed Esthetician since 2013. She specializes in Lash Extensions and Custom Organic Facials. Her gentle, precise, and quick application of lash extensions ensure the health of the natural lash. A full set with Lina takes only about an hour but rest assured there is no lack in care or quality. While providing facial treatments, she focuses on massage and facial pressure points while also customizing products to fit specific skincare concerns. She prides herself on leaving her clients feeling truly cared for and relaxed from head to toe. Outside of Sweet Cheeks she loves photography, yoga, going to the beach and cuddling up with her cat and a good book.


Michele T.- Esthetician

Michele has been a licensed Esthetician since 2011. She specializes in the female Brazilian and speed waxing. She is very passionate about the science behind skin care and finding the right products to cater to each client’s individual needs. When she isn’t working, she is either studying for her Associates in Biology or out hiking with friends.