Rebecca de la Torre, M.D., Medical Director, Master Injector & Trainer
Dr. Rebecca de la Torre is a board-certified physician in family medicine, but started perfecting her skills in aesthetics and laser medicine in 2002 and has dedicated her practice to this area of medicine since 2004. She opened Allura Skin and Laser Clinic in Fort Collins in 2008, and the following year opened a second location in Johnstown inside the 25/34 Development, which has now been relocated to our newest Loveland location. She is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and has advanced aesthetic training in lasers, injectables and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement.
Dr. de la Torre’s passion for the aesthetics and laser field is evident by her involvement in aesthetic training for physicians, nurses, aestheticians and other laser specialists. She served as the medical director and clinical instructor at the College of International Esthetics in Arvada, Colorado and as a luminary/speaker for various laser companies.
Dr. de la Torre’s interests also include wellness. In 2008, Dr. de la Torre added the successful hCG weight loss program to her practice, and in 2010, Bio-Identical hormone replacement therapy using hormone pellets. Her goal was to combine inner health with outer beauty.
Dr. de la Torre is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, Colorado Academy of Family Practice, Colorado Medical Society and the Larimer County Medical Society. During her years of family practice in Loveland, Dr. de la Torre was named Group Publishing’s Best Doctor of Northern Colorado for six consecutive years. In 2009 and 2010, Dr. de la Torre was a nominee in the business category for the Northern Colorado Women of Distinction. Dr. de la Torre was the “Shining Star Award” at the 6th Annual SottoPelle Conference in 2011 and the “Outstanding Achievement Award” at the 7th Annual SottoPelle Conference in 2013.
Yvonne Hampson, R.N., Advanced Botox, Dermal Filler and Laser Specialist, Master Injector & Trainer
Yvonne Hampson became a registered nurse in England in 1979. She became a nurse midwife soon after, practicing in England and Saudi Arabia for eight years before she came to the United States.
Yvonne has been a Certified Laser Technician (CLT) since 2004 and has expertise in FotoFacial®, Fraxel®, Thermage® and DOT Therapy. She has completed advanced training in Botox® and dermal fillers, and is certified in Laser Vein and Sclerotherapy, as well as an instructor of injectables certified by the College of International Esthetics.
Yvonne is one of Allura’s permanent makeup practitioners and has undergone advanced training in nipple tattooing for scar camouflage and breast reconstruction. Yvonne’s passion is helping teens with acne and skin problems, and anti-aging. Yvonne is a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, the Permanent Cosmetic Professionals and the American Academy of Micropigmentation.
Suzy Saenz, MD, Bio-Identical Hormone Expert
Dr Suzy Saenz is a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist. She retired after practicing in Loveland for over 18 years. She moved here from Texas in 1995, graduating from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then completing her residency at Texas Tech in Amarillo, Texas.
Dr Saenz enjoys working with her patients to stay healthy and hopes by that joining Allura, she can help men and women age gracefully and with dignity. Trained by Dr Gino Tutera and Dr Rebecca de la Torre, Suzy believes her experience in women’s healthcare will help her serve the Northern Colorado area in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement using pellets.
Suzy is also formally trained to do Botox and Dysport injections along with all the Dermal Fillers that Allura carries including Juvederm, Restylane, and Radiesse. She is excited to be able to help men and women look and feel better on the inside as well as the outside.
Jessica Hanavan, R.N.
Jessica is a Colorado native who grew up in Pueblo Colorado. She has been a nurse since 2003 when she graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with her Bachelors of Science in nursing and a nutrition minor. She started her nursing career in pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital Colorado in the areas of neurosurgery, neurology, orthopedics and neurotrama rehab. She became a travel nurse and worked at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego for 5 years where she helped in the development of their first medical psych unit. Upon relocating back home, she again returned to Children’s Hospital Colorado doing telephone triage for the hospital and pediatric doctor’s offices in Colorado and surrounding areas. She became interested in a career in aesthetics through her own positive experience in the use of Botox and fillers.
She has spent several years with her own business distributing health supplements and aiding clients in gaining overall better health, skin and weight loss. She is passionate about health and wellness education and enjoys healthy gluten free baking.
Jessica is friendly, outgoing and loves to put a smile on anyone’s face. When not working she loves to run and participates in local and out of state races. Jessica is artistic and takes a special interest in drawing, painting and refinishing old furniture or antiques. She is mom to her 15 year old fur baby named Slash or “Lil Son” as she refers to him! She loves spending time traveling Mexico or exploring beautiful CO on the motorcycle with her boyfriend Josh. She’s also a HUGE Denver Broncos fan!
Cathy Robinson, Physician Assistant, Bio-Identical Hormone Expert
Cathy understands the importance of feeling good and having the energy to enjoy life, no matter what your age. Trained by Dr. Tutera, founder of SottoPelle®, and Dr. de la Torre, she is excited to introduce patients to SottoPelle Bio-Identical Hormones so they can look and feel their best.
Cathy has been a physician assistant for the past 12 years and she loves to combine her profession with her passion to travel. She has spent time as a medical volunteer in Malawi, Africa and the Himalayas in Nepal, and she spends a week every summer volunteering for First Descents, a camp for young adult cancer survivors.
Cathy moved from Newport Beach, California to Fort Collins in 1981. She graduated from Colorado State University with bachelor of science degrees in Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism and in Biology, and a minor in Anatomy/Neurobiology. After attending CSU, she attended Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2000.
In her free time, Cathy enjoys running, biking, swimming, participating in triathlons, raising money for charity cycling events, skiing, rock climbing, and anything else she can find to do in the outdoors.
Terra Bookout, Physician Assistant, Master Injector
Terra Bookout is passionate about helping patients feel and look their best. A Colorado native, she graduated Cum Laude from Colorado State University in 2006 with a degree in Health and Exercise Science and she received her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in May 2012 from the University of Colorado. She is a member of the Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
Terra has experience providing bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and is a former beauty consultant at Merle Norman Cosmetics. She was formally trained in facial injectables (BOTOX and fillers) at the 20th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging and Regenerative Biomedical Technologies.
With her strong background in health and exercise science, Terra is the perfect person to lead the hCG program at Allura, which she enjoys. Her knowledge and compassion make her an excellent mentor to patients embarking on their weight loss journeys.
Cameo Hartson, R.N.
Cameo comes to us with much aesthetics experience and is eager to provide services for our Allura clients. After growing up in Boulder, Cameo graduated with Sigma Theta Tau honors from The University of Northern Colorado School of Nursing. Her 15 years as a Registered Nurse in Labor & Delivery/Neonatal Nursery provided her with many opportunities to witness beauty on a daily basis.
Now, she’s ready to assist her clients in achieving theirs! Cameo is an expert at making her clients feel at ease under her care and she knows the importance of helping her clients look and feel their best and ready to enjoy life! In her time away from Allura, Cameo’s three sons keep her on the move! She also loves hiking, crossfit, and trail running.
Bobbie Marriott, Medical Aesthetician, Certified Laser Technician
Bobbie’s passion is product knowledge, as she feels our skin is a window to our health. Before becoming part of the Allura team, Bobbie owned and operated A Day Away Skin Care Spa in Johnstown. She is certified in hair removal, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, lasers, and electrology.
Bobbie offers a wide range of spa services, including customized facials, aromatherapy and reflexology, lymph drainage of the face and body, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, and hair removal via laser, waxing, electrolysis, and VASER Shape. She also offers advanced makeup application.
The most enjoyable part of working at Allura for her is working with clients of all ages. She dedicates herself to always doing what’s best for each client for a significant, positive change in their skin.
Monique Orbegoso, Medical Aesthetician, VASER Shape Specialist
Monique has been an aesthetician for more than 12 years. She began her career in Naples, FL working for a plastic surgeon and then relocated to Scottsdale, AZ. Starting her own business in one of Scottsdale’s most prominent spas, she grew her business from zero clientele to a full-time schedule. In December 2011, Monique and her family moved to Fort Collins where she found a good fit at Allura.
Monique loves working with clients to help them to understand the importance of skin care and what products they should be using daily. She offers a full range of services including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, VASER Shape, customized facials, waxing, eye lash and eye brow tinting, and make up application.
When she’s not at Allura, Monique enjoys running, hot yoga, and spending time with her family.
Lauren Perkins, Licensed Aesthetician, NovaLash Expert
Lauren became a licensed aesthetician in 2010 after attending Aveda Beauty Institute in Denver. She desired to further her education, so she became certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, laser technology, and NovaLash. Her next goal is to expand her knowledge and experience in advanced skin care treatments.
A native of Fort Collins, Lauren stays very active. She enjoys weightlifting, intense cardio training, yoga, and spending time with friends and family.
Jessica Guenther, Liscensed Aesthetician
Jessica became licensed in 2010 receiving her certification from Hair Dynamics. She is certified in chemical peels and microdermabrasion. Jessica is an experienced makeup artist with photography and bridal makeup. She started her career working at a small local spa and salon in old town Ft Collins. She is now increasing her experience and knowledge at Allura and loves helping people achieve their goals of having beautiful and healthy skin. Jessica is a Fort Collins native who spends her spare time volunteering with “Look Good, Feel Better”. She also enjoys swimming and spending time with her family and friends.
Lana Selzer, Licensed Medical Esthetician, Permanent Make-up Expert
Lana is a Colorado native and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Metro State. Lana believes in whole body wellness, inside and out! However, her true passion is skincare. She spent several years working as a Medical Assistant for one of Denver’s largest Dermatology Practices and has worked for over 10 years in the cosmetic industry as a freelance make-up artist for Chanel, Christian Dior, and Estee Lauder. As such, it was a natural fit for Lana to do Permanent Make-up.
Lana enjoys working individually with clients to find the treatments best suited for their skin and educating them on products and proper home care. She holds additional certifications in Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels. Using her years of experience in cosmetic make-up, Lana is one of Allura’s Permanent Make-up experts.
Lana enjoys spending time with her family outdoors biking, hiking and skiing.
Jackson Self, Business Manager
Jack is the manager at Allura and is responsible for all aspects of the clinic’s business side. In 2006, he retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after 22 years and spent three years in commercial construction before coming to Allura.
Jack has a master’s degree from the Naval War College in Newport, RI and an MBA from Colorado State University in Fort Collins. He enjoys solving the daily issues that arise from managing a fast-paced, rapidly growing business like Allura, where each day provides its own unique challenges and rewards.
Linda Lorenzen, R.N.
Linda comes to Allura with 30 years of experience in the medical field. Linda started out as a Medical Assistant and then transitioned into a Manager. After over 20 years as a manager, Linda became a Registered Nurse. Linda’s areas of expertise include: urgent care medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics and working in a surgery center.
With such a diverse background, Linda brings a multitude of talents and customer service skills to the Allura team. In her free time, Linda enjoys spending time with family and friends, yoga, weight lifting and cardio, and motorcycle riding. Linda loves being around people and is excited about her journey with Allura.