Welcome to Total Glow


  • World′s 1st & Only

    Emsculpt® is the first ever fat burning muscle building device

  • Completely Non-Invasive

    Emsculpt® requires no injections, no surgery, and no anesthesia

  • No Exercise or Gym

    1 Emsculpt® treatment equals 20,000 crunches or squats

  • Clinically Tested

    Emsculpt® is FDA Cleared and backed by 7 independent clinical studies


The EMSCULPT® is the only procedure to help both women and men build muscle and sculpt their body.  In addition, the EMSCULPT® creates the world’s first non-invasive buttock toning procedure.



Our Services

Meet Dr. Newman

A little about Dr. Newman

Dr. James Newman brings over 30 years of aesthetic excellence in surgery and innovation in minimally invasive techniques to Total Glow as our Medical Director and leader of our medical aesthetics practice. He is the founder and Director of Premier Plastic Surgery located in a Palo Alto, San Mateo and Half Moon Bay.

Dr. Newman is one of the most sought after plastic surgeons in the Bay Area . His experience and expertise in aesthetic medicine together with Terrie and their Team at Total Glow brings established excellence in skin health including over 15 years experience with Hydrafacial MD and Environ. Together Total Glow delivers the most comprehensive and exciting choice in the aesthetic industry the Bay Area!

Our hands on approach and utmost care and personal attention insures we can achieve the goals you have to achieve the results you want. Private practice: 2000-Present, James Newman, MD, PC– Director, Total Glow MD, Menlo Park, CA

Meet Founder & Managing Director Terrie Absher

A little about Terrie

Terrie is the founder and managing director of Total Glow Medical Aesthetics, one of the fastest growing businesses in the Bay Area. With more than 15 years of clinical and holistic experience, Terrie is inspired by an enduring passion to find the highest quality, most healthful and environmentally sound skin and body care solutions available.

Drawing from her own Eastern and Western heritage, Terrie knows first hand the power of combining modern clinical practices with Ancient Eastern Traditions. This knowledge inspired her need to create an entirely unique and effective approach to skincare and whole body wellness. Terrie’s expertise with Hydrafacial since 2003, Environ’s Intensive Vitamin Therapy along with her proprietary handcrafted Eastern remedies has created excellent and extraordinary results.

This passion carries over to the incredible Team at Total Glow who are committed to ensuring your experience doesn’t stop once you leave our Medi-Spa. We know excellent service requires continued support and education that extends into daily lifestyle.

Terrie’s overarching philosophy for Total Glow is summed up with her quote – “This isn’t a job with a finite beginning and end, but rather an ongoing commitment to an individual to provide the best specific care.”

Our Approach

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*Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person


*Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person


“The whole experience is relaxing and rejuvenating!”

Gaucha L.

“…their holistic approach combined with their client-centered care truly leaves you glowing!”

Laura P.

“I had one of the best facials I’ve ever had in my lifetime…”

Suzanne M.