THE ADMIRE PROMISE

We want to focus on your health, beauty, and quality of life. Our mission is to provide you with extensive patient education and work closely with you to find solutions that fit your lifestyle. All cosmetic consultations with us are complimentary, and with no obligation. We will stay ahead of the current technology and will always advocate for patient safety. Choosing an aesthetic procedure is not about being vain; but is a service that can improve quality of life, psychological well-being, and that supports empowerment!

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KAREN MARKOVICH

Owner & Medical Aesthetics ARNP

Certified Medical Dermapigmentation specialist, Licensed Permanent Cosmetics Artist in Washington and certification through Nouveau Contour

Specialties: Neuromodulators, facial fillers, medical micro-needling with RF & PRF, PDO Threads, Exilis, Thermoclear, and Skin Care Treatments

Karen Markovich was born in Washington state and grew up in Kitsap County. She graduated from Central Kitsap High School and pursued her nursing degree.  She married the love of her life and they settled in Kitsap County and began raising her family in the very place where she grew up. While working at Harrison Hospital Emergency Department she developed a passion for critical thinking and  knowledge.  Working across several medical disciplines gaining valuable knowledge. 

 

At age 31 Karen was diagnosed with breast cancer. With the support of her family, medical providers and friends she continued to work.  When the treatment was completed she made the decision to pursue her Nurse Practitioner (NP) degree first from the University of Washington and then graduate degree from Pacific Lutheran University.  She continued to work in the emergency department as a NP for several years, then transferred to Group Health working in Urgent Care and Family Practice.  

 

Karen has always had an interest in empowering her patients and improving how they feel about themselves.  Her passion for medical aesthetics developed twenty years ago while seeing a nurse practitioner herself. She feels that medical aesthetics improves ones quality of life and psychological wellbeing that supports empowerment.  After practicing in medicine for 32 years she decided to retire and open Admire Medical Aesthetics.

 

Karen discovered she has an eye for facial symmetry, successfully mastering the art of achieving natural treatment outcomes for her patients. Her cosmetic injectable skill set has made her highly sought in the field of aesthetic rejuvenation.  

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Who We Are

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GRACE FOX

Office Assistant

Specialties: Customer Service

Grace has been a licensed massage therapist since 2014. She has enjoyed her massage career and loved helping clients feel both relaxed and balanced mentally, as well as physically.

 

Grace has recently transitioned from massage therapy into the world of esthetics. She is very passionate about the benefits it brings and believes when you feel good about yourself, it reflects in all aspects of your life. Grace is so excited to be part of the Admire team where she can be a part of helping others feel confident and beautiful from the inside out. 


In her spare time she loves being with family, her fur babies, and going on adventures. Along with interior design and home projects, she loves seeing the transformation and joy aesthetic design can bring. 

Amanda Johnston, RN

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RN Aesthetics Injector

Specialties: Neuromodulators (Botox, Jeuveau, Xeomin, & Dysport)

Amanda is originally from Arkansas. She left her hometown at 18 to join the Navy where she served as a corpsman for five years. Her military experience provided training in neurology, orthopedics, rheumatology, infectious disease, and allergy/immunology. After the military she pursued her nursing degree, graduating with her RN in 2005.

 

As a military wife she has traveled to many areas and worked across several specialties. Amanda has a total of 26 years experience in the medical field.  Whether overseas or stateside, her favorite place to be is right next to her family. She believes in inspiring confidence in others through personal affirmations and building on ones natural beauty. 

Amanda looks forward to reminding you how worthy you are of feeling incredible and looking gorgeous!

Janette Allen

Licensed Esthetician

Specialties: Full body waxing, tinting, facials, Hydrofacials, acne extractions, peels, masks, skin care, microdermabrasion, chemical peels.

Janette moved to Washington State in 2008 after starting a family with her husband and both of them coming to the realization that they wanted to raise their family in a better place.  She started her career in the medical field as an MA in 1997.  Janette has experience working in various medical office settings; including ENT, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Occupational Health, OB/GYN, PT and a Chiropractic Office.  In 2021 Janette was at a time in her life that she finally was able to pursue her passion for skin care.

 

 She graduated from Summit Salon Academy as a licensed esthetician.  When it comes to skin care and being beautiful in your own skin having a passion is an understatement for Janette.  She uses her past knowledge and passion for providing professional treatments into her high standards of esthetics.  When she is not learning new techniques and tips in esthetics, Janette enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, camping, traveling, enjoying music and cuddling with her bestie Arlo (Maltipoo).