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Because true confidence
begins with your skin

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Our goal




Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest level of integrity, commitment and skill to help them look their best. When you are looking to enhance your looks, you need a clinic you can trust and feel comfortable with. We believe in presenting all options to a patient in order to give them the ability to choose the strategy that best suits their needs.

Our consultation involves obtaining a complete medical history, with special attention being paid to the patient's desires. Different options will then be presented to the patient along with an opinion as to which option may be best for each individual patient. However, we believe that the patient has the right to choose the option that fulfills their desires and we will work together as a team to best achieve the desired results.

Angela Bastien

Director, CST, Injection specialist, Certified laser technician

Born and raised in Minnesota, Angela Bastien is an owner and director at Begin with your Skin Medspa and has been working in the healthcare industry for over 18 years. As well as being a Certified Cosmetic Surgical Assistant she is a nationally Certified Laser Technician. Angela's knowledge and experience in aesthetics is extensive and she offers a unique perspective on the services performed at Begin with your Skin Medspa as she has personally experienced all of them first hand.


Dr. Merlin Brown

Medical director

Dr. Merlin Brown is an internist in Edina, Minnesota and is affiliated with Fairview Southdale Hospital. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

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