About Us

Our Team

With over 30 years of combined experience in Advanced Medical Aesthetics and Cosmetic Injectables, and the latest Health Canada Approved medical aesthetic technologies – you are in good hands! Of course, when you choose Mejor Vida, you are not only getting real expertise and cutting-edge treatment technologies, but you are also getting honest and transparent customer service, fully customized targeted treatment plans, and a clinical approach to monitor treatment progress and ensure maximum results!

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Ashlyn Rivas, MBA

Ashlyn is a Medical Aesthetician and the Owner of Mejor Vida. With over a decade of experience in the world of digital technology and academia, Ashlyn has always had an entrepreneurial itch that she tried to resist. After facing some personal challenges, Ashlyn simply couldn’t resist the itch any longer and decided to take some big risks by switching careers into something she was truly passionate about – supporting others to feel confident in their own skin! Ashlyn took the plunge and left her full-time career in digital technology, left her PhD Program in Finance at Carleton University, started Mejor Vida, and has never looked back! 

Ashlyn holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration (Hon. B.Comm., 2012) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA, 2014) from the University of Windsor, and an Advanced Medical Spa Therapist Diploma from the International Beauty Institute. In addition, Ashlyn has eighteen (18) additional Health Canada approved certifications in medical aesthetics across multiple anti-aging and body contouring treatments including High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), Fractional Microneedling, Radio Frequency (RF), High Intensity Electromagnetic Muscle Stimulation (HIEMS), Oxygen Facials, Transdermal Infusion facials, Pico Laser, Microneedling, CryoSurgery, Diode and IPL Laser, Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, and more.


Cosmetic Injections Expert

cosmetic INJECTOR

Amy Trafford, RPN

Amy is an Advanced Senior Cosmetic Injector with over 7 years of experience performing cosmetic injectables, including neuromodulators, dermal fillers, Sculptra, skin boosters, threads, fat dissolve, and more!

Beyond her in-depth knowledge of the latest injectables and injection techniques, Amy also has a keen artistic ability to listen to her clients desired results, visualize and develop a custom treatment plan, then bring their vision to life with the precise results they want to see.

Despite her significant skillset and artistic edge, what really sets Amy apart, is her sincere focus on the entire client experience. She takes great pride in treating all her clients with genuine kindness, professionalism, and respect. Of course, Amy’s greatest satisfaction comes from helping her clients achieve their aesthetic goals.

It is Amy’s firm belief that how you feel on the outside deeply affects how you feel on the inside. Helping her clients achieve their aesthetic goals and seeing her clients transform not just on the outside, but also seeing their confidence and happiness transform on the inside is what fuels her passion every day.


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Medical Aesthetician & PMU Artist

Ashley Wenzl

Ashley is a Master and Medical Aesthetician with over fourteen (14) years of experience in the industry. Ashley graduated from the Professional Spa Therapist Program at Elmcrest College in 2007 which covered a wide range of aesthetic services. After graduation, Ashley acquired a position as an aesthetician at a medical spa and quickly found a passion in the medical aesthetics field where she has now spent most of her career.

Of course, Ashley has also earned several additional certifications over her career, including fat reduction, muscle creation, skin tightening, laser hair removal, chemical peels, skin resurfacing, non-surgical facelifts, permanent makeup, makeup artistry, skin analysis, and much more. At Mejor Vida, Ashley is known as our go-to for specialized treatment questions and strategies. Her wealth of knowledge across all of Mejor Vida’s services are a true asset and always seems to work in the clients favour!

As a bit of a perfectionist, Ashley is always working to further perfect her skills and knowledge to offer the latest treatment technologies and techniques available to clients. 

Beyond her love for continuing education, Ashley prides herself in helping clients look and feel their best on their terms – seeing a client get the results they want and feeling good is what she loves most! 



Sarah Arsenault, NP

Sarah Arseneault graduated with honours from McMaster University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Nursing degree. She began her career working in the operating room from 2006-2010, where she worked in a number of services, including cardiac, vascular and plastic surgery. In 2010, she graduated from McMaster University with a Master of Science and Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner degree.

In 2011, she took the Botulinum Toxin and Dermal filler course through APT Medical and began performing cosmetic injectables. Sarah has since obtained regular training and education to further develop her skill and experience in aesthetic medicine. In addition to over twelve (12) years of experience, Sarah is also a faculty educator for Canadian Association of Medical Aesthetics, teaching their basic and advanced injector classes and Sculptra class, and is also a peer-to-peer trainer for Galderma Canada.

Sarah specializes in the use of botulinum toxin, dermal filler and biostimulants for natural facial reshaping and youthful restoration. She also specializes in natural lip augmentation. Sarah’s commitment to life-long learning and ongoing continuous education has helped her to grow and excel in the field of medical aesthetics.

For Mejor Vida, Sarah brings to the table a wealth of knowledge, experience and expert guidance to ensure we are offering top notch cosmetic injectable services using the highest quality products and latest injection techniques. 

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