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Brooke Nichol

Injector trainer, Entrepreneur, National KOL

Named a Top 100 Injector by The Best Aesthetic Injectors in America

BROOKE NICHOL is a Registered Nurse and Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist by the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses. Her background is ICU and OR where she spent several years as a travel nurse and worked alongside Beverly Hills top plastic surgeons. Brooke is currently an Allergan Medical Institute trainer, servers on Allergan and Revance Advisory Boards and was named top 100 Injector by The Best Aesthetic Injectors in America in 2018. She is faculty at Aesthetic Next 2.0, 3.0 and The Aesthetic Show 2020, and 2021. She just recently was chosen top 12 lip experts in the country for Juverderm Lips Expert Series.

Meet the Team, Saving Face Austin

Saving Face in Austin, TX has been a dream come true for Brooke. In 2013 she partnered with Board Certified Plastic surgeon, Dr. Rocco Piazza, and that paved the way for this boutique injectable lounge to open. In May of 2019, Saving Face has expanded to two locations and 10 employees. It is not about the numbers for Brooke; it is about the artistry involved and building personal relationships based on connection, comfort and trust that only enhance once the results set in.

Developing a passion for the aesthetic field, the native Southerner extensively trains with the best of the best and specializes in full face rejuvenation. Brooke believes in putting safety and comfort first, and she warmly and patiently educates clients on their procedures to set them at ease.

In 2019 Brooke and her husband launched Post Love Skincare, a plant based, product line that helps clients after treatment and promotes internal wellness. Post Love is the first of its kind in the aesthetic market and she is excited to bring something that can promote healing and also increase value for other practices who choose Post Love for their patients.

“My motto is, ‘You have to look good, to feel good, to do good' says Brooke. “If I can empower people to do their best in this world, I am accomplishing my purpose.”

Victoria Hunter


VICTORIA HUNTER is a professional motivated by the belief that while beauty radiates from inner vitality and wellness, we can also benefit from the science and technology available today. She is a Registered Nurse of 20 years, and a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist whose extensive training and education includes years of aesthetic injections since 2010. Her focused attention to detail lends itself to the artistry of fillers and neuromodulators, and she injects the entire suite of Allergan, Galderma, Merz, and Prollenium products on the market today to help her clients attain and maintain a natural and youthful appearance. Victoria is a PACE Clinical Educator for Prollenium, teaching other professionals how to safely and effectively inject the product line. She pursues continuing education to stay on the pulse of the industry and is deeply committed to providing the best possible aesthetic advice and treatment available today.

Meet the Team, Saving Face Austin

Victoria earned a Bachelor’s Degree from UF in Journalism and, much to her parents chagrin, did nothing with it. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Masters in Nursing at UT-Austin, graduating Summa Cum Laude at both. She has studied and practiced healing arts since 1995 and is attuned to the link between body, mind, and spirit. She is delighted to practice alongside Brooke in an environment of connection, trust, expertise, and service. She lives in Austin with her main squeeze and their beautiful daughter, and is consciously working everyday to live her highest purpose and show up in loving kindness. “Set the gearshift for the high gear of your soul.” – Phish

Maci Pfaffenberger


Maci is a Board Certified Physician Assistant who has been practicing for over 5 years. She completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Western University of Health Sciences

She joins the Saving Face family after relocating from Vancouver, WA and is looking forward to escaping the rainy weather for Austin sunshine. Maci is joined by her fiancé and their fur baby, Buford the Bulldog, whose wrinkles we’ll never treat.

Upon graduating, Maci moved to the Pacific Northwest and worked in Urgent Care before specializing in aesthetics. She has spent the last three years with a Plastic Surgery Practice where she developed skills as an injector and surgical PA. Direct mentorship with a Plastic Surgeon and assisting on countless surgeries including facelifts, breast augmentations, and abdominoplasties has provided her with extensive experience in anatomy and perioperative care.

Meet the Team, Saving Face Austin

Maci has undergone many advanced trainings with reputable names in the industry including Julie Horne, Dr. Anil Rajani, Shelia Anderson and Professor Sebastian Cotofana. Beginning in 2022 she has also offered private trainings on advanced injection techniques.

Maci most enjoys building a long term relationship with her patients and helping them feel their best. She loves the ever changing industry of aesthetics and the new techniques and treatment options that are always emerging. Some of her favorite treatments to perform include panfacial rejuvenation, lip filler, and aesthetic body treatments. Come in and see Maci for “Rainbow Botox”, an 8 point lift, and natural looking lippies.

Rocco C. Piazza


Dr. Rocco Piazza is the founder of The Piazza Center, which focuses on a comprehensive approach to plastic surgery creating quality patient experiences and delivering the highest quality results in a partnership for life. He believes in creating a relationship with his patients based on trust. His unique ability is deeply connecting in a trusting and meaningful manner, visualizing untapped potential, building confidence and inspiring action in order to achieve exceptional outcomes. Earning trust and helping his patients achieve their long-term goals is his greatest satisfaction. Voted as one of the Top Cosmetic Surgeons in Austin, he is a Diplomate of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Meet the Team, Saving Face Austin

Dr. Piazza received his Doctorate of Medicine from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He then proceeded to Grand Rapids, Michigan where he completed his surgical residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center. Dr. Piazza trained under 20 board-certified plastic surgeons, including the world-renowned breast surgeon Dr. Dennis C. Hammond. This diverse training experience gave him wide exposure to many different surgical techniques in facial aesthetics, trauma reconstruction, breast and body contouring, and the latest advances in non-surgical facial rejuvenation. He is a member of AOA, Phi Beta Kappa and has written peer-reviewed articles published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal (PRS).

Upon completion of his surgical training, Dr. Piazza returned to Austin, Texas to open The Piazza Center in 2010. He has spent time with the internationally renowned breast surgeon, Dr. Charles Randquist, in Stockholm, Sweden to become the expert in cohesive silicone gel breast implants in Austin. He has also spent time with the foremost expert on male body contouring, Dr. Douglas Steinbrech, in New York to expand his training in muscle enhancement with BodyBanking®.

Dr. Piazza is a national speaker educating his peers on the importance of an aesthetic approach to breast reconstruction as well as a contributing author in the plastic surgery literature. Dr. Piazza is also a member of the Spokespersons Network of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons®, representing the prestigious group by providing the media with information on a broad range of plastic surgery topics.

Veronica DeLeon

M.A., Advanced Ultherapy Technician

Veronica DeLeon is a Medical Assistant of 11 years and has a strong passion for helping others. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas and is the proud mother of two children, Romeo and Gia.

She started her career assisting OB-GYNs in July of 2008 and expanded her knowledge at the Texas Liver Institute. In August of 2017 she found her best fit at Saving Face and is the right hand for Brooke and Victoria. Veronica has completed her advanced training on Ultherapy Ultrasound Laser by Merz Aesthetics and received her accreditation as and Advanced Ultherapy Technician. Her proficiency and attention to detail will ensure a positive experience and effective result. Her smile brightens any room and clients are put at ease by her soulful energy. We are blessed to have her practice here at Saving Face.

Meet the Team, Saving Face Austin

Training & Credentials:

Advanced Ultherapy Technician

Claire Elise

Laser Technician

Claire is a skincare authority with an expertise in all things laser. From hair removal to Ultherapy skin tightening, she will work with you on a customized treatment plan to ensure optimal outcomes. She was certified through the National Laser Institute in Dallas, Texas.

Claire loves building a relationship with her clients as she works closely with each of them to achieve their skin goals. Claire provides effective procedures with a gentle hand and long-term goals in mind. Before finding her niche in medical aesthetics, she was a personal trainer and managed a gym. She has always enjoyed maintaining a healthy lifestyle, happy skin, and a love for helping others do the same.

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Lexie Latham

Boutique Development

Lexie was raised in the gorgeous hill country area of San Marcos, Texas. After graduating from Texas State University in 2016 with a Fashion Merchandising degree, she moved to the beautiful city of Austin. Lexie is obsessed with her fur baby Olive. Her love for all things beauty led her to Saving Face as the receptionist in the beginning of 2019. She is an avid animal lover, a thrifting enthusiast, and will always have some form of caffeine on her desk. Her open and loving attitude will certainly make you feel welcomed and at home.

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Natalie Gonzales

Chief People Officer

A native Austinite, Natalie enjoys spending weekends at her family ranch with her dog, sweet fiancé, and family. Her experience in graphic design and marketing prepared her to join the Saving Face team as Chief People Officer. She excels and delights in cultivating stellar client relationships and considers anyone who walks through our door a part of the Saving Face family! Natalie is an integral team member and envisions growing with Saving Face for years to come.

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Hannah Winkler

Medical Assistant

Hannah is a Certified Medical Assistant who is trained in facial aesthetic and body sculpting assisting. She is highly trained in aesthetic emergencies and is passionate about providing passionate care. Her warm sense provides a calming atmosphere for all of her clients. In her spare time Hannah enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Paula Salazar

Medical Assistant

Paula Salazar is a certified medical assistant who is very passionate about helping others and providing the best care for patients. She is extensively trained in medical assisting for advanced facial balancing and aesthetic body contouring. Her knowledge in aesthetic adverse events makes her a vital asset to the team. She provides safe and caring environment to all her patients. In her free time Paula enjoys being outdoors with animals.

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Kat Edwards

Front Desk Receptionist

Kathryn (or known by many as Kat!) is a unicorn native Austinite. In her down time, she travels as much as she can and loves spending time outdoors in the Austin sun. She attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, graduating with a BA in Psychology in 2018. After college she moved back to her roots here in Texas. Her passion for customer service led her to join the Saving Face family in 2020 as the front desk receptionist. She has fallen in love with the aesthetic field and sees herself growing for many years with Saving Face!

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