Elizabeth Long - MSN, Advanced Practice RN, Family Nurse Practitoner-C
(MSN, APRN, FNP-C) is a native Houstonian proudly married to a U.S. Air Force veteran, mother to three amazing children, and grandmother to two beautiful grandchildren.
As a nurse practitioner with over 11 years of experience in specialized plastics and reconstructive surgery and 30 years in Cosmetology and Esthetics, Liz’s passion focuses on helping women and men manage the aging effects of the skin and body.
Noticing her patients frequently complained of fatigue, weight gain, low libido, and sagging skin, Liz connected the symptoms to their hormones. Thus, began her journey into the field of Bio-Identical Hormones, Pellet Therapy, and Aesthetic Medicine.
Liz’s extensive training and continued specialized focus helps her hone what she calls “Beautiful Medicine.” The concept – built around her expertise as an advanced aesthetic provider and hormone replacement specialist – focuses on helping each patient feel their absolute best, starting on the inside and working to the outside.
Veronica "Vicki" Mendez - Certified Professional Makeup Artist
Vicki is a makeup artist who does contract work for BIQ by appointment only and specializes in Bridal services. She has been doing makeup for 6 years and has had the privilege to work major events such as Latin Grammy’s and LA Fashion Week. Her work has even been featured on local new stations and newspapers. With her versatile makeup techniques she can master a Natural Glam all the way to a Sultry Glam in both Airbrush and Traditional makeup applications.
Dr. John LoMonaco MD FACS
Dr. John LoMonaco attended Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and completed his 9 years of postgraduate training there as well. He trained at major hospitals in the Texas Medical Center, including Memorial-Hermann Hospital and M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute. Dr. LoMonaco graduated from a rigorous residency in general surgery, and received board certification by the American Board of Surgery. He then went on to complete an accredited fellowship in plastic surgery, and received board certification in Plastic Surgery during his first year of practice. During his formal training, Dr. LoMonaco participated in over 5,000 surgical procedures. Dr. LoMonaco’s practice is focused on breast and body contouring surgery, with a special emphasis on post-bariatric surgery reconstruction. His office is near the Webster Medical Center, which offers both convenience and privacy. Dr LoMonaco is on the staff of several Medical Center hospitals and maintains privileges at private surgery centers. He is a member of both local and national medical societies.
He can also be seen on the hit television show 'Skin Tight' on TLC! Check him out...
The Beauty IQ Policy
To ensure respect to our guests and our staff, Beauty IQ Medical Aesthetics and Wellness strictly enforces a 24-hour cancellation policy.
If an appointment is cancelled with less than a 24-hour notice, you will be charged 50% of the service you booked. No-shows will be charged 100% of the scheduled service booked. No exceptions, as we respect your time and want to keep our appointments available and ready for your convenience.
Payment is due at the time of service. You will be asked to leave a credit card number with a $25.00 processing fee when making your appointment Monday through Friday. Saturday appointments are available by appointment only and require a $100.00 processing fee. The processing fee will be credited to your services, if you book with BIQ Medical Aesthetics and Wellness.
All sales are final and are non refundable, and non transferable .
Gift cards are only valid for one year from the date of purchased and are non refundable and non transferable.
Financing is available through Care Credit. Learn more about this option by calling our office We do not accept insurance plans; however, we are happy to provide you with the information you may need to receive reimbursement from your insurance company. We do not guarantee insurance reimbursement.
To ensure the best experience for you and our other guests, please turn off all cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices.
We strive to provide our guests with a peaceful environment for their spa experience, so we ask that you make arrangements for childcare during your treatment. Children under 12 years of age receiving a treatment must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 18 years of age receiving a medical treatment must be accompanied by an adult.
The staff at Beauty IQ Medical Spa welcomes the opportunity to work with groups for any occasion. So we can provide you the best service, we ask that you schedule your event several weeks in advance, and all appointments must be secured with a credit card.
If a group cancellation occurs less than seven days in advance, 20% of service will be charged. Group cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will be charged 50% of service, and no-shows will be charged 100%.
The Spa may be rented for exclusive events. Please call our Spa Director for details about this and for scheduling of any group events.
Traditionally, 15% to 20% gratuity is customary for spa and salon services.
Beauty IQ Mantra
Beauty IQ Medical Spa has services for everyone, loves everyone and accepts everyone.
Beauty IQ is proud to carry the following clinically advanced skin care products.
LATISSE® is an FDA-approved treatment to grow eyelashes for people with inadequate or not enough lashes. With regular applications along the lash line of the upper eyelid, LATISSE® gradually encourages growth of longer, thicker and darker eyelashes.
For more than 25 years, EltaMD has developed wound healing, sunscreens, and skin care products that are widely used and recommended by physicians and medical professionals around the world. EltaMD creates innovative products that help restore, protect and maintain healthy skin.
Baby Foot is an easy three-step process: apply, soak, then wash away. It takes only one week to remove the dead skin cells from the sole which means only one application to make your sole like a baby's. Results vary among individuals. In some cases it may take approximately two weeks.
END-ZIT is intended for use on blemishes only. ... Untinted formula (intended for nighttime use) is a bit stronger than the tinted END-ZIT Acne Control Drying Lotion. This is definitely a 'must have' product. (END-ZIT was formally known as B-X).
Experience why NeoStrata is the professional skin care brand physicians worldwide recommend the most. Recommended by dermatologists and plastic surgeons alike in over 60 countries, NeoStrata Professional products are uniquely formulated with Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) and Poly hydroxy acids (PHA) to enhance both therapeutic and skin care treatments.
Founded in 1990 by aesthetician Margaret Ancira and developed by dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Linder, PCA SKIN is a results-driven skincare company with advanced formulas for challenging skin concerns.
Revision Skincare scientists follow the highest standards of ingredient selection with innovative processes that retain the ingredients' purity and strength. Revision's proprietary formulations ensure maximum stability and optimum results. All Revision Skincare products are formulated with scrupulous attention to detail and an uncompromising commitment to providing the very best.
The Vi Peel is a pharmaceutical-grade chemical peel, that is produced by Vitality Institute Medical Products, a manufacturer of medical-grade skin care treatments that are meant to address the signs of aging and common skin damage problems. The company believes that the Vi Peel can help reduce the effects of sun damage and reduce signs of melasma. One of the differences between a Vi Peel and other chemical peels is that Vi Peel is contains an anesthetic. This means higher patient comfort during this professional skin care procedure. Patients using Vi Peel usually report feeling a stinging sensation at the beginning of peel, which tends to subside when the anesthetic sets in.
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