Karissa Cates- Owner
Karissa is the proud owner of Santa Cruz Thread. Karissa self- started this business in 2013 at the age of 22. Her goal was to create a safe and non-judgemental space for people of all genders, race, sexuality and social status to feel their most confident. She is passionate about providing organic and affordable skincare services to all members of Santa Cruz County. When Karissa is not working you can find her spending time with her girlfriend, going on hikes with her dog Zion, and camping in Lake Isabella with her family.
Arianna Roberson- Esthetician
Arianna is an internationally certified esthetician currently in school at Cabrillo working towards her bachelors. Her passion for skincare started when she was a teenager struggling with acne. It is her goal to help people who are struggling to find self-love and self-confidence see the true beauty within themselves. When she isn’t working, Arianna likes going to concerts with her little brother, Spending time with her cat Kieko, and going to the beach.
Jaymie Lopez- Esthetician
Jaymie is an esthetician from Santa Barbara who moved to Santa Cruz to attend beauty college and begin a new life for her and her two beautiful daughters. Being a working mom of twins, Jaymie understands how important it is for moms to dedicate time for self care. She has a natural talent for making women feel beautiful and comfortable in their own skin. When she isn't working, Jaymie enjoys taking her kids to the pool, hiking, and Participating in various community activities.