Melanie Reynolds, FNP-C

Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner​

Melanie is a board-certified nurse practitioner with 9 years of experience as an aesthetic injector. She attended CSUB for her undergraduate studies and is a native of Bakersfield, CA.


Melanie has discovered her passion in helping people feel their best through aesthetic medicine, by perfecting injection techniques and assessing facial shapes, producing natural, transformative results. She has vast experience with neurotoxins, dermal fillers, lasers & surgical nursing. Her passion for anti-aging and dermatologic medicine coupled with her skill and artistry has helped her to be a successful nurse practitioner and educator. She believes in the use of education for all her patients to make the most informed decisions, and to keep them up to date with the best treatments suited for them.


Melanie is also constantly seeking knowledge by attending industry conferences lead by the fields top aesthetic practitioners, committed to always continuing to learn, grow, and enhance her skills. When she’s not working, Melanie loves to spend as much time as possible with her husband, their two daughters and three dogs, traveling and camping.

Ultimately, Melanie’s impressive career as an aesthetic injector, passion for her craft, and expertise in her field, have led to a loyal clientele of women and men who trust her to make them look and feel their best.

Melanie Reynolds, FNP-C, is an aesthetic nurse practitioner at Empire Aesthetic Center.

Voted Best Aesthetic Provider

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Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner

Education Background

  • Master of Science in Nursing – Walden University
  • Bachelor of Science – California State University Bakersfield (CSUB)

Experience & Accolades

  • 9 years of experience as an aesthetic injector
  • Voted “Best Aesthetic Provider” in the Bakersfield Californian “Best of Kern” Reader’s Choice Poll in 2022 and 2023.

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