Beautiful You Skincare Studio Team

Desarae Marhofer, Owner, Founder & Licensed Esthetician

Since a young adult Desarae has always had a passion for beauty, and in 2004 finally decided to pursue a career in Esthetics. Her mission for BEAUTIFUL YOU SKINCARE STUDIO is to earn Client TRUST by sharing our knowledge, skills and expertise in a clean, compassionate and welcoming environment to all guests, while keeping up with the highest safety and sanitation industry standards, and perform the highest quality skincare & esthetic services in town!

A little bit about her....Desarae was born and raised in Pueblo.  She is the happy wife of 16 years to John Marhofer & the proud Mother to her 4 beautiful children, Miranda(16), Myles(10), Mia(6) & Maxton(1).

Desarae received her Colorado Esthetician License in November, 2005.  After 3 years of working for a local Hair Salon, Desarae felt Pueblo was lacking a quality skin care/esthetics facility.  At that point she decided to pursue her dreams of opening up an exclusive skin care/esthetics studio in Pueblo, CO. & on March 13th, 2009 Beautiful You Skincare Studio was born.  Desarae's passion for Esthetics shows through in the results and successes her clients have seen since the very beginning.  Seeing the huge demand in Esthetics at that time she decided to hire her first employee in July 2010. Since then Beautiful You Skincare Studio has expanded 4 times to accommodate the growing need in Pueblo for high quality skin care and she has been a true pioneer in helping to grow and develop new Colorado Estheticians in the industry. Creating future Esthetician Entrepreneurs is one of the many things she is proud of.

Desarae and her Esthetic team regularly attend Industry trade shows, advanced skincare, makeup and waxing classes, as well as frequent skincare & beauty seminars & online webinars. Beautiful You is truly dedicated to staying in touch with today's most current treatments, techniques and trends that are so relative to the skincare/esthetics & beauty industry. Beautiful You's skincare philosophy is simple, its "CLEAN, HEALTHY, BEAUTIFUL." and this is exactly the kind of service you can expect from Beautiful You Skincare Studio!

Desarae is a member of the Pueblo, Co Intelitec Cosmotolgy School Board, Pueblo Community College Cosmetology Advisory Board Member, & International Salon & Spa Academy (Colo. Springs, CO) Advisory Board Member, Associated Skin Care Professionals, National Coalition of Estheticians, and Aesthetics International Association.

Desarae is now the proud Owner & Director of Southern Colorado's very first "SKIN ONLY' Esthetics Academy, BEAUTIFUL YOU SKINCARE ACADEMY. (approved by the Colorado Department of Education, and the Higher Division of Private Occupational Schools)

"Esthetics is my passion, and helping clients discover their own unique beauty & learn to practice self love is my mission. My number one goal in my business is to earn your TRUST, and to create a caring and compassionate environment where we can ensure that your beauty needs are being met to your satisfaction. I am very confident that that you will have a truly exceptional experience at Beautiful You Skincare Studio each and every visit! I'm looking forward to having you become a part of our beauty community!"



Julie Hannigan, Licensed Esthetician


Julie is a native of Pueblo, and moved back from Durango, Co in 2017. Julie is one of the most authentic and down to earth people you will ever meet. She is highly skilled and knowledgeable when it come to skincare. She comes to us with an extensive background and experience in medical esthetics. She has spent the majority of her esthetics career as a Laser Technician and Medical Esthetician working along side Dermatolgists and Plastics surgeons. Her wealth of knowledge in all things skincare bring tremendous value to our facility and clients. 


Julie has 13 years of skincare experience working with all skin types and skin conditions. Whether you are struggling with acne or concerned about aging skin, she is well equipped to provide you with the appropriate treatment plan to get you on the right track to beautiful, healthy skin! Julie also offers astrology and birth chart readings outside of her esthetics work.


Julie's specialized services include: Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, Extractions, Milia removal, and eyebrow shaping and design. 



Renée Jacques, Licensed Esthetician 


Renee is a versatile Licensed Esthetician who combines her passion for skin care, well-being, and education to assist her clients in achieving and maintaining their best skin condition that glows with health and vitality while providing the perfect environment to stimulate mental, spiritual and physical well-being. Renee is a Native of Miami, Florida. She relocated to Orlando, Florida where she began her Professional Skincare Training at The Florida College of Natural Health. She then furthered her training in Advanced Skincare, graduating from Florida Academy in Fort Myers, Florida.


Her experience with both holistic and clinical spa therapies [including Microdermabrasion, Advanced Chemical Peeling, HydraFacial, Dermaplaning, Ultrasound, Micro-needling, Galvanic Current, and Photo Pulsation/LED Light Therapy] allows her to fulfill Esthetic roles in both the Clinical and Spa industry. Renée is also a Certified Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Practitioner who incorporates Chakra Balancing into her services for those who are open to energy healing and relaxation.


Her passion for skincare has allowed her to set goals in providing her clients with quality professional services that improves their skin. Whether you desire pampering or a long term skincare regimen to improve the health, vitality and appearance of your skin, Renée provides the skincare experience and results you need.


Renée is also an Intuitive and outside of her Esthetics career, Rene'e offers angel card readings and spiritual coaching.

Kelly Sexton, Licensed Esthetician

Kelly is one of our amazing Estheticians. Her caring, polite and friendly demeanor & outgoing personality makes her a great asset to our Beauty Team. Kelly has been a Licensed Esthetician since early 2017 and has been with us since January 2018.  Kelly is a single Mother and spends her time outside of work with her beautiful daughter, Addie. 


Kelly is now looking forward to working with our Clients and helping them with their skincare and waxing needs. 


Kelly specializes in our South Seas airbrush spray tanning and Eyebrow Shaping & Tinting, Dermaplaning & Microdermabrasion facials.


When she's not working in the treatment room with clients  you can meet her at the front desk, and she will gladly help you with all of your scheduling and product needs. She is looking forward to working with you.