About 2017-10-01T21:51:04+00:00

We welcome you to a truly new and unique way to enjoy the spa experience. We offer a full-service menu of rejuvenating spa treatments and custom Makeup Artistry. Our emphases is on educating our clients in the art of beauty and self-care while promoting feelings of confidence and relaxation.

Emily and Susan Giddens


Susan received her Massage Therapy License from Gainesville School of Massage in 1983. During the next few years she became the mother of three beautiful daughters and by 1993 she was licensed as a CNA, In Lecanto Florida.

After moving to Georgia in early 2000, she opened an Organic Farm and collaborated with schools to support the FFA (Future Farmers of America) program. During this time, she enriched her knowledge base of natural health alternatives. Her desire to specialize in the field of aromatherapy led to her certification in the Aroma Touch Technique from Doterra International.

In 2016 she relocated to Jacksonville, Florida and in a never-ending pursuit of knowledge, she attended Esthetics school for her license as a facial specialist. She is currently the proud co-owner of Mia Trula Essential Esthetics.


Emily is a Jacksonville-based makeup artist with six years of experience in bridal, editorial and film. At a young age, she developed a passion for makeup and began learning all that she could about beauty. She moved on to work with a major label makeup brand where she fine-tuned her skills. Shortly after, she began work as a freelance artist.

Emily attends make-up conferences each year to stay informed on the newest trends, latest products, and the leading techniques. Her case includes high quality, long wearing products to ensure that you look and feel your best on your special day.

Her passion for makeup encouraged an expansion of her knowledge base. She decided to take a leap of faith and added Esthetics to her ever-growing service portfolio. In 2017, she merged her talents and became co-owner of Mia Trula Essential Esthetics where both spa and makeup services are offered.

She is very adaptive in her artistry style which accommodates individual requests for a variety of events. Her has passion and a sense of humor helps set her clients at ease; thus, ensuring they have a memorable experience.