Merlyn Zientowski

From the very beginning, Merlyn Zientowski was nurtured with a philosophy that would deeply shape her worldview and future endeavors: life is measured by what you give, not what you receive. This powerful ethos, instilled by her devoted parents through their relentless perseverance and selflessness, crafted a foundation of resilience and generosity in Merlyn. It drove her to pursue a path where service and care were paramount.

Merlyn embarked on her academic journey at the University of Oklahoma, initially majoring in Journalism and Broadcasting. However, her life took a pivotal turn when she embraced an organic lifestyle, profoundly reshaping her career trajectory towards aesthetics. This was not just a casual interest but a deep-seated commitment that would define her professional identity. What began as a practical means to finance her education blossomed into a passionate vocation. She discovered not only a talent but also a profound satisfaction in enhancing wellness through natural beauty practices, catalyzing a lifelong mission to revolutionize skincare.

Recognizing the detrimental impacts of harmful chemicals in conventional beauty products and the pervasive ignorance about their effects, Merlyn was compelled to act. She envisioned and established Aura Spa, a sanctuary that would stand as a beacon of knowledge and health, championing the principles of clean and non-toxic beauty. With over 19 years as an esthetician and more than eight years nurturing Aura Spa, Merlyn has dedicated herself to educating her community about the benefits of clean ingredients and the perils of toxic ones.

Merlyn's meticulous approach to product selection at Aura Spa is informed by standards more stringent than those of the FDA or European regulations concerning toxicity. She has set a high bar for what enters her spa, requiring that each product not only supports health and beauty but also adheres to ethical and sustainable manufacturing practices. This rigorous selection process includes personal testing and a comprehensive evaluation of each brand's commitment to purity and sustainability, ensuring alignment with Aura Spa's ethos.

At Aura Spa, Merlyn has cultivated more than a beauty destination; she has fostered a vibrant community where education and personalized care are intertwined. Clients are not merely treated but are also educated about the significance of the ingredients in their skincare products. Merlyn and her team work diligently to ensure that every interaction, every treatment, is aligned with their philosophy of holistic, health-forward beauty, providing a nurturing environment that catifies both skin and soul.

The transformative impact of Aura Spa under Merlyn’s guidance is profound. Clients leave not only with enhanced physical beauty but also with a deeper understanding and appreciation of clean skincare. This transformation is Merlyn's greatest joy and the ultimate affirmation of her life's work. It reinforces her foundational belief in service and generosity, fulfilling her purpose of making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Under Merlyn's visionary leadership, Aura Spa has become a pillar of wellness and an exemplar of how luxury and conscientious living can coalesce. Her legacy is characterized not just by the high standards of care provided but also by the spa’s role in promoting a healthier, more informed approach to beauty. Merlyn Zientowski’s story is one of passion transformed into action, embodying the very essence of leadership in the beauty industry, and setting a gold standard in the realm of clean, ethical skincare.


  1.  Jillian


Hello there! I’m Jillian, a licensed esthetician with a passion for helping clients discover their best skin. At Aura, I thrive on creating a warm and welcoming environment where you can relax and indulge in luxurious treatments. My journey in skincare began with a love for exploring high-quality products, and over time, I’ve curated a few favorites that I’m excited to share with you. One of my top picks is the Ayuna skincare line, particularly the Ayuna Skin-D Nectar. This daily serum is a game-changer for improving skin radiance and achieving a natural glow. But what truly brings me joy is seeing the transformation on my clients' skin and confidence after a facial. Facials are at the heart of what I do, and I believe in their power to rejuvenate both your skin and spirit. I am also a certified multicultural skin expert, ensuring I can address and tailor treatments for a diverse range of skin types and concerns. I’m always eager to stay updated with the latest skincare trends and techniques to ensure you receive the best care possible. I can’t wait to welcome you to Aura and make you feel right at home. Whether you’re here for a refreshing facial, skincare advice, or just a friendly chat, I’m dedicated to making your visit a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Let’s embark on a journey to healthier, glowing skin together. See you soon!

  1. Penelope


Hello! I’m Princess Penelope, your furry hostess at Aura Spa + Beauty Studio. Every day, I bring a bit of joy and a plethora of tail wags to everyone who visits us. Just like the rest of our dedicated team, I'm committed to ensuring you feel welcomed and cherished from the moment you step through our doors. I relish my time lounging around the spa, offering a comforting presence and a gentle nuzzle to help you relax, unwind, and brighten your day with a smile. My role at Aura goes beyond just being adorable; it’s about infusing every visit with an extra touch of warmth and heart, making your spa experience feel like a cozy retreat from the everyday world. When I'm not busy greeting our valued guests or basking in the glow of your affection, I enjoy my leisure time engaging in spirited games of fetch, exploring the great outdoors with leisurely walks, or curling up for a well-deserved nap. Aura Spa is genuinely my second home, a haven where I can spread love and joy among our fantastic clients. Whether you're here for an intricate facial, a soothing massage, or just a brief visit to escape the hustle and bustle, I'm always here with an enthusiastic wag and a friendly paw. I eagerly anticipate your next visit, ready to offer a royal welcome and a warm smile.