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After serving in the United States Air Force for nine years, co-owner Jaymie Larsen decided to pursue a career that would allow her to reclaim her feminine side and indulge her passion for beauty. After graduating from the Euro Institute of Skin Care, she dove into a lash-extension course and knew she wanted to open a business where she could concentrate on building better blinks for eyes of all shapes and sizes.
At the same time, aesthetician and fellow Euro Institute graduate Athena Nazarian was gaining experience working as a consultant for Christian Dior and honing her skills at a Pro Sports Club spa, where she specialized in medical skincare treatments, makeup, waxing, and eyelash extensions. After opening her own lash boutique, Lashes by Athena, she soon found herself with more clients than she could handle, leading her to partner with Jaymie on a brand new venture.
Today at Eye Candy, the duo combine their attention-getting expertise to plump up lash lines with synthetic strands that are naturally curved to mimic the natural lashes. They also foster smoother skin with 30-minute Jessner peels and facial waxing, flatter features with professional makeup, and even lead lessons for makeup novices or those raised by clowns.
Utopia Lash & Makeup Design's expertise is singular and focused on one thing: the face. As such, they’re well versed in enhancing the eyes and features with a more flattering look through services such as eyelash extensions. Long-lasting extensions come in mascara and dramatic look, and are available in regular and mink options. The aestheticians also offer semi-permanent makeup, administered by hand, rather than the old fashioned way by robot butler. The face is also the focal point during facials such as the fountain of youth anti-aging facial, which includes vitamin therapy, collagen treatment, and a hydrating oxygen treatment.
Though their moniker implies a limited focus on only two treatments, the staff at The Lash & Wax Boutique has padded their aesthetic portfolio with far more services than just eyelash extensions and body waxing. Their classic and clarifying facials keep complexions smooth, and six assorted peels help fight signs of aging in delicious flavors such as blueberry and pomegranate. Spray tans, permanent-makeup applications, and long-lasting mink and synthetic lashes give the facility a spa-like feel. However, the real staff specialty is hair removal that reaches way beyond wax?the staff also banishes unwanted strands via threading and body sugaring, which is not only a gentler depilatory than wax, but receives a far warmer reception when accidentally dropped into a pot of coffee.
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Izabella Nizovets has been enamored of cosmetology since she was a young girl, which has led her to numerous places. Starting in 1988, she worked in spas and salons in Russia, Italy, and Spain before falling in love with the Pacific Northwest. Here, she worked at a skin and body clinic and spa, garnering experience and training in laser skin care before opening Skin Savvy European Spa in 2005.
Inside Skin Savvy, Izabella treats common epidermal imperfections with facials, peels, and deep pore cleansing. She adds to natural features with synthetic eyelash extensions and makeup applications and subtracts unwanted hair by waxing it away or substituting it for the variable “b” in the quadratic formula.