Our Story

Located at the Emmett Historical House in Gresham, Oregon

Free Spirit is an Aesthetic Skincare Centre featuring Dermalogica Skincare Products, and specializing in custom facials, waxing, complete nail-care, cosmetic and body tattoo artistry, ear and body piercing, as well as other services such as eyelash perms and extensions, herbal body wraps, ear candling and foot spa detoxification.

Rene' Halstead is owner of Free Spirit Skincare Centre and has been in business for nearly 20 years since 1996. Starting as a nail technician and going on to achieve Master's Certification through Creative Nail Design for acrylic application, as well as holding Certification through the Oregon School of Massage for Foot Reflexology.

As an Aesthetician of over 12 years, Rene' helps her clients achieve optimum skin health and well being through Dermalogica skincare.

Gauntlet of San Francisco trained and certified, Rene' became the first certified Body piercer in the Gresham/Troutdale area establishing her piercing practice in 1998. She has also been an active member of the association of professional piercers since 2007.

Rene' has been a tattoo artist for nine years offering body and cosmetic tattooing. Her natural talent for Make-Up artistry makes her one of the best and highly respected Cosmetic Tattoo Artists in the area.

A strong believer of continuing education, Rene' remains at the top of her field with ongoing training through the International Dermal Institute and the American Institute of Intradermal Cosmetics.

Please feel free to call or e-mail for a free consultation, appointment and to have all your questions answered regarding offered services.