About Us

Personal image enhancement

is an important investment. Boston Skin Solutions are caring and discreet professionals whose mission is to maximize that investment for you.

Because we are not a franchise, we have the freedom and ability to design your treatment plans with each aspect of your individuality in mind.

We are dedicated to optimizing the health and wellness of your skin. Every person’s skin has unique characteristics and history, just as each person has their own individual idea of what their enhancement goals are. We pride ourselves on our individualized approach to treatment, and aim to become each person’s longtime partner in skin health.
We offer a comprehensive menu of services , within a unique service culture of caring, comfort and commitment:

Commitment to you, commitment to your treatment plan.


Bridget M. Riley, R.E.
Owner and Founder

Bridget has been practicing electrology since 1998 and became the first student at her training center to be awarded a High Honor status after completing an 1100 hour course of practical and clinical study.
She then completed graduate work in medical esthetics and laser hair removal. She is certified in Laser Hair Removal by The Laser Training Institute, a training division of Professional Medical Education Association, Inc. in Florida, whose curriculum provides training on medical laser systems & safety for the medical and esthetic community.
She perfected her skills at prestigious Boston area practices before settling into her independent, private practice in Brookline. She has established an unparalleled reputation for excellence, and enjoys the position of being the exclusive electrology referral for many of Boston’s finest dermatologists and laser clinics. She is a member of both the

American Electrology Association & The Massachusetts Association of Electrology




Jennifer McCarthy, L.E., C.L.T.

Jennifer is an honors graduate of Middlesex Community College. She is also an honors graduate of the world renowned Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in 2002, and her academic and clinical achievements earned her a teaching position at the institute immediately upon graduation. She is certified to perform advanced esthetic procedures including laser hair removal, and I.P.L., (intense pulsed light), photo/foto-facials.  She is uniquely qualified to treat and correct a variety of skin conditions with a multi-platformed approach. In particular, she is unmatched at treating acne and hyper-pigmentation safely and effectively – especially for darker skin types!! Anyone with global skin will feel safe in her caring and expert hands.


Dr. Joseph A. Russo, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Russo oversees clinical esthetic procedures at Boston Skin Solutions which means the services we provide you with are backed by stringent safety and training standards, according to OSHA & CDC guidelines.  Also, Dr. Russo and his medical staff are always available to lend their expertise to our clients. Whether you have a special medical concern related to your treatments, or have questions about cosmetic surgery procedures available to you, you can feel confident knowing Dr. Russo will guide you through it.

Dr. Joseph Russo is a Board Certified Harvard trained Plastic Surgeon who has been in private practice in Newton Centre since 1991.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.), a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (A.S.P.S.), a member of the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (N.E.S.P.R.S) and a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Russo received his Medical Degree from the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine and went on to do his General Surgery Residence at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School.  He completed his Plastic Surgery Residence at the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School.

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