Kimberly Anderson (RN Div 1, Cosmetic Nurse)

Templestowe clinic

Kimberly Anderson is a Registered Nurse with over 8 years of experience. She has experience in a wide variety of clinical settings including palliative and aged care, medical and surgical nursing, emergency nursing and mental health care. Kimberly takes a holistic approach to addressing patient concerns and educating on cause and prevention.

Paula Bigaignon (RN Div 1, Cosmetic Nurse)

Templestowe and Berwick clinics

Paula is a Division 1 nurse who studied at the Australian Catholic University. She has worked in a variety of settings including medical, surgical and high dependency unit. Paula has a keen interest in cosmetic nursing and loves to help people feel and look great. She enjoys travelling, shopping and dancing, and has been a dancer for 20 years.

Jenni Aguilar (RN Div 1, Cosmetic Nurse)

Templestowe and Berwick clinics

Jenni is a Division 1 nurse, who studied at Deakin University. She has a wide range of experience in the medical, surgical and paediatric settings, but specialized in Emergency for 5 years, before deciding to move into Cosmetics. Jenni loves interacting with the clients and is passionate about making her patients’ experience at VCI worthwhile. Outside of work, Jenni also enjoys dancing. She has been committed to Calisthenics for 20 years, competing herself, as well as coaching girls between the ages of 10-30 years old throughout the year.


Margaret Hyland (RN Div 2, Theatre Nurse)

Berwick clinic

Margaret is a nurse with over 20 years experience. Included in that are over 10 years as a theatre nurse. As well as her nursing certificate she holds a certificate in applied social science, hyperbaric nursing, and a diploma in health counselling. Margaret joined The Victorian Cosmetic Institute in late 2009 and brings with her extensive knwledge in surgical techniques and procedures.


Tekah Houston (EN Div 2, Cosmetic Nurse)

Templestowe and Berwick clinic


Zahra Momtazi (Skin Therapist)

Templestowe clinic

Zahra obtained her diploma of Beauty Therapy at the International Beauty College in Western Australia Perth. She has been working as a beauty therapist for over ten years, specialises in advance facial treatments also her attention to details has made her become an eyebrow specialist. She believes everyone is unique and takes an artistic approach to create a look that is natural, perfect and flattering to the eyes. She always dedicates time to her clients and ensures that personalised and professional advice is provided to create and maintain their beauty.


Lisa Brown (Director of Beauty)

Berwick clinic

Lisa comes to VCI with over 15 years of beauty therapy experience. Extensively trained in Oxford and London, Lisa was a teacher and practitioner of Holistic Therapies, achieving a Grade 1 certification – the highest teaching accolade awarded in the UK. In addition, she is qualified in Reiki (with Masters), Reflexology, Indian head massage and was a Dermalogica platinum therapist consistently for 8 years. She is passionate about skin care and takes pride in exceeding customer expectations.