The People With A Passion For Helping You Feel Incredible


LouAnn Perugini is a triple-board certified dermatology and aesthetic nurse practitioner and owner of DermAesthetics in Southbury, CT. She believes in a natural and conservative approach and has a long history of injection experience, beginning with collagen in the 1990's.

 LouAnn received her first MSN degree from Vanderbilt University and later a post-graduate MS degree from the University of Colorado. She obtained board certifications in Acute Care (ACNP) and Family Practice (FNP) from the American Nurse Credentialing Center, Adult Health from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Board Certification (DCNP) by the Dermatology Nurses Association. LouAnn also completed the Army Primary Flight Surgeon course at the U.S. Army School of Aviation Medicine, a satellite campus of the Army Medical Department Center and School in Fort Rucker, Alabama, receiving certification as an Aviation Medicine Nurse Practitioner. She is an active Department of Transportation Medical Examiner (DOTME) and has certifications in adult emergency/critical care nursing (CCRN, TNCC) and medicine (FCCS). LouAnn is the Connecticut State representative for the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (NADNP) and is a clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner student dermatology rotations.

LouAnn has extensive operating room experience assisting plastic surgeons with surgical procedures, gaining solid knowledge of surgical anatomy and is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) from the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses with injection experience beginning with collagen in 1998. LouAnn was the first Dermasculpt trainer in Connecticut, beginning in 2012, teaching nurses and physicians how to use the micro-cannula, a needle-less delivery system for delivering comfortable injections ( She performs semi-permanent makeup and micro-blading brow technique, having received training membership through the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP).

LouAnn was an Army wife and also a veteran herself. In 1999 she was directly commissioned in the Army Nurse Corp and attended the US Army Primary Flight Surgeon Course. She later served for almost a decade as an Aviation Medicine Nurse Practitioner with the Army's elite 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. During her many moves, she's had the opportunity to train with the most gifted Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons in the country. In 2014, after 28 moves in 34 years all over the world with the Army, she and her husband had finally retired to settle permanently back home in Connecticut. She has two grown sons, both currently serving in the military.

LouAnn has a true passion for skin and skin care. She provides free facial moles and lesion screenings during all cosmetic procedures upon request. As a breast cancer survivor herself, LouAnn has a special interest in breast cancer reconstruction tattooing and scar therapy and volunteers her time performing free breast tattooing services for cancer survivors. She lectures nationally on scar treatments and is currently in the process of starting a nonprofit organization to treat combat scars of Veterans and Military.

LouAnn is a Middlebury native with a passion for aesthetics and a love of art. Her paintings, artwork, and jewelry are seen on her walls at DermAesthetics in Southbury.

Karen Albino, RN, BSN:

Karen is an aesthetic nurse at DermAesthetics certified by InMode to perform Forma body skin tightening and BodyFX for fat and cellulite body treatments. She also works as an Emergency Room RN at Danbury hospital. Karen pursued a nursing degree from Western Connecticut State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has been a nurse for 25 years at three hospitals and elevated to a charge nurse per her exemplary leadership skills to oversee ER medicine, trauma, and sexual assault. Nominated by her peers, she is a recipient of the prestigious Nightingale Award for saving a child’s life in the ER. The award was presented for her quick to respond nature and bedside manner. “At the end of the day we are all human. I have always loved skin care. I love making clients feel happy and love that I can do this as a nurse in this business.” Karen

Arlene Greene, Aesthetician:

Arlene is the Spa Aesthetician & a graduate of The Institute of Aesthetic Arts & Sciences (IAAS). She completed a post-graduate training in Clinical Dermatology. Professionally, Arlene has 28 years experience as a manager in the life insurance & financial annuities arena with a concentration on the continuing education department. Arlene offers a wide range of clinical & spa services as well as facials for all skin issues. Her other services include Lash & brow tinting, Babydoll Lashes (Lash lift & tint), Waxing including Brazilian, Microdermabrasion, hand & eye treatments. “I love skin. It is beautiful. I want to make people happy and feel good about themselves.”

Dana Wihbey, RN, BSN

Dana Wihbey, RN, BSN:

Dana graduated from the University of St Joseph. She worked at the UCONN Health Center in the Neonatal ICU for 15 years.

Kathy Masterson RN, MSN

Kathy earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Adelphi University and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Binghamton University. She has 35 years of experience having worked in New York and Connecticut. Her Master’s thesis was awarded top prize in an academic writing competition and was published in a medical journal. She was the recipient of an award from the Connecticut State Police Commissioner for assisting a State Trooper with life saving measures.

Carolyn Minicucci, RN

Carolyn Minicucci, RN

Carolyn is a registered nurse with over 30 years of experience including medical-surgical and telemetry. She enjoys being a part of the DermAesthetics team and helping clients to achieve their individual goals.

Heather Kane, RN Student

Heather Kane, RN Student

Heather is the new Medical Assistant at Derma Aesthetics. She is currently enrolled at Goodwin University for her RN. Heather is a licensed cosmetologist and has always had a passion for helping people look beautiful and feel their best in their own skin. As class artist, she loves to paint, sculpt and be creative. She also loves to cook, boat and kickbox on her free time. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”

“I am more than grateful and excited to start my journey in aesthetics
with the DermAesthetics team.”

DermAesthetics | Passion Led Us Here


You're in the hands of people
with 1 goal...

To help you look & feel your best!

Supporting Our Armed Forces:

We're proud to provide:
Free combat scar treatments
for all veterans.

Discounts for military, police, fire fighters and paramedics/EMTs

DermAesthetics founders & veterans LouAnn Perugini & Scott Tedder proudly support The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides college scholarships & educational counseling to the children of Special Operations personnel who have lost their lives serving our country.

Over the years, the total contribution currently stands at $56,800. We appreciate your support of this excellent foundation! To contribute The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, click here.

Our Location & Contact Information:

📍 Get Directions to 348 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488

📞  203-699-6772

📱 203-884-8525 (Text Only)


⏰ Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday: Hours vary, call for details