With two decades of experience and multiple certifications under her belt, clinical aesthetician and permanent makeup artist Sallie Beauman helps patrons look and feel their best. Sallie demonstrates her skill with services that augment facial features, clarify skin, and help assuage the aesthetic effects of scarring, vitiligo, and alopecia. She also imparts her talents to others via an apprenticeship program in which novice ink wielders learn to manipulate the same feature-fortifying hues that Sallie so painstakingly applies to her own clients on the job and to popsicle sticks when bored.
It's not easy to become a stylist at Esoterica Studios: all hairdressers have to go through the salon's boot camp before they can stand behind the shears. This lengthy training includes basic cuts, colors, marketing, and editorial styling for magazines that want to revamp their crumpled pages. Esoterica Studios partners all of its services with Sebastian and Wella professional products, as well as with Nioxin serums designed to thicken locks.
Mouton’s Salon redefines the hair and skin of its customers with a range of professional, beautifying services. Correct spontaneous purpling of the hair with a complete color ($86) from one of Mouton’s talented, team-oriented hair designers, who specialize in transmogrifying wrongly tinted strands into the correct permanent or semi-permanent shades. A palette treatment will use highlights or lowlights to endow your head garden with multiple dimensions ($86), and an underarm wax eliminates embarrassing entanglements with flypaper ($30). Mouton’s custom facial includes a skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation, vaporous mists, extractions, a massage, and a mask and moisturizer customized to each mug’s needs ($65), giving skin a healthy glow rivaling that of the most expensive Halloween costumes.
Though aesthetician Marie Carmen is a recent graduate—she received her aesthetician certification in May 2011—her passion for pampering clients and making them feel exceptional would make one think she is a seasoned beauty vet. Since opening Lost in Tranquility Skin Care, which is located inside Phenix Salon Suites, she has been able to showcase her aesthetic skills, which include body waxing for 16 different areas, chemical peels that use an enzyme or glycolic formulation, and facials that brighten skin with a nourishing mask and a massage. Marie is also well-versed in galvanic and high-frequency treatments, which are designed to clear pores of unwelcome bacteria and residue from falling asleep face-down in a comfy pile of turkey stuffing.
Resha Leshae had a job in corporate America when she first began to dream of a career in the beauty industry. In the a blink of an eye she was gone from her desk job, off to pursue her dream on a path that led her to train under celebrity makeup artists and learn the secrets to doing makeup for bridal shoots, runway, and print campaigns. She's still doing makeup today, but has also picked up licensing and certifications in mink eyelash extensions and facial threading. Insider her studio, Wink, Resha takes pride in empowering other women to follow their dreams by making them feel more confident in their appearances. Her eyelash extensions also help women cut down on their morning makeup routines, providing a little extra time to relax, read the paper, or come up with creative uses for now-obsolete eyelash curlers.