Co-Owner, Master Esthetician
A long-time San Angelo resident, Courtney McPherson has over 16 years of experience in the
Health & Beauty industry.
She has successfully practiced advanced esthetics and developed her craft with prestigious local day spas over the years, demonstrating her skills and knowledge in various highly technical facial procedures and equipment.
While co-managing the spa, and being the Lead Advanced Licensed Esthetician, Courtney is currently expanding her knowledge by taking herbology courses to learn which products and mixtures provide the best results for the Tilly & Mint family.
Courtney has developed a wonderful clientele that trust her with their skin and health all due to her dedication, passion, and knowledge. She cherishes building long-lasting relationships with her clients.
Courtney is happily married to her high school sweetheart, Danny, and a proud mother to two beautiful children, Keegan and Kinsley (having a teenager in high school and an elementary school student forces her keep up with current trends)!
Courtney specializes in the following techniques and procedures:
Co-Owner, Lead Massage Therapist
De’Aun Hipsher, a San Angelo native, graduated from Central High School in 2000. When
making a career choice, De’Aun believed the clear decision was to become a massage therapist.
She developed a passion for massage therapy when she personally sought massage treatment
When she and her husband Kyle were engaged to be married, De’Aun followed her dream and registered for massage school through the Austin School of Massage. In 2007 De'Aun and Kyle were married. Shortly after, she graduated in June of 2008. In 2010 and 2016 the couple was blessed with two spunky little girls.
De’Aun quickly went to work, providing massage therapy services for a small salon in 2008. Since then, she has worked diligently for various prestigious spas. Fast forward 13 years, De'Aun is now a business owner! Tilly & Mint Spa and Apothecary was born.
With two daughters De’Aun has learned that high quality, natural and organic ingredients are best for their beauty. De’Aun has taken many continuing education classes including reciprocal inhibition, pain relief trigger point therapy and has earned certifications in M'lis body contouring and prenatal massage to provide first-rate, premium services for her clients.
"As an owner of Tilly & Mint Spa and Apothecary I want our clients to get the best treatments and feel special as soon as the walk in the door!"
De’Aun has always had a passion for helping others to not only feel better, but to heal their bodies. She works hard to continue delivering the highest quality therapy for long standing clients and new clientele alike as the Co-Owner / Lead Massage Therapist at Tilly & Mint.
She is continuing her studies through The Herbal Academy to provide quality products for the Tilly & Mint apothecary to suite each individual's needs.
De’Aun specializes in many massage modalities including Swedish, Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone and Prenatal massages.
Cosmetologist / Hair Specialist
Brittany Astle grew up in northern California with her amazing family. She
played softball all her life, in which she was offered a softball scholarship to play at
Angelo State University. Brittany obtained her degree
in communication with a minor in marketing in 2012.
After college, Brittany always had a love for the beauty industry so she attended the Paul Mitchel School of Cosmetology and received her cosmetology license in 2013.
Brittany's love and passion for the art of the hair industry has shown through her work for her clients.
“I generally love making anyone that sits in my chair feel more confident and great about themselves. I am a hard worker and treat my clients the way I want to be treated. I strive to give the the results they desire, while also keeping their hair healthy.”
Brittany is versatile from highlights, all over color, baylage, fashion color, cuts, and specialty styling. She believes it’s important in this industry to try to keep up with all the trends so she can make every clients hair exactly what they want.
Cosmetologist / Lash Specialist
Crystal was born in Del Rio, TX but raised & lived in Granbury, TX for 26
years. After graduating from Granbury High School, she decided to take her love for beauty
She enrolled into Fort Worth Beauty School and graduated 10 months after in 2013, receiving her cosmetology license. Crystal and her husband moved to San Angelo, TX in 2014.
Crystal specializes in formal makeup application, balayage color technique and eyelash extensions. In 2017, she received her first eyelash extension certificate and a year later, took an extended course and obtained her second eyelash certification. Crystal has taken many continued education classes to expand her knowledge and stays up to date with the newest trends and techniques. She also offer eyelash extension training, one on ones and/or in groups.
Crystal understands there is room for growth in this amazing industry and is all for it! She has such a passion for the art of beauty. She also is bilingual in English and Spanish.
"My career doesn’t feel like a job. It’s more like a fun therapeutic hobby that I enjoy more & more every day. Seeing people’s faces light up with a beautiful smile daily is when I know I am where I’m supposed to be in life!”
Crystal is also a loving mother to her 4 year old son.
Cosmetologist / Hair Specialist
Cassidy was born and raised here in San Angelo, Texas and graduated from Wall High School.
In 2016 she finally followed her dreams and attended Cosmetology School at Texas College of Cosmetology here in San Angelo.
Cassidy is married and has 2 sweet, wild boys and a baby girl on the way!
She truly loves her job as a Cosmetologist for many reasons, but mainly loves making others feel beautiful and confident as they leave her chair.
Cassidy specializes in Balayage and Highlights, but offers many services. She is so excited to be apart of Tilly & Mint and hopes to have you in her chair soon!
Spray Tanning & Teeth Whitening Specialist
"I love being able to transform someone's self confidence in a matter of minutes. I dont want my clients to just look good, but to FEEL good too."