Originally Published January 2017
Two of my co-authored books. “Image Power” and “Mom Entrepreneur Extraordinaire” were on makeup tips and techniques and on how to run a business your family will love, respectively. Balance in business and family has been the key for me. I have been blessed to be married to the man of my dreams, John and we’ve partnered in all aspects of our life together. We continue to work together in business and home life after being married for 39 years.
My specialties include Microstroke/Microblade Tattooed Eyebrows. This is a technique for applying tiny, fine, hairlike strokes using a hand tool that creates natural looking eyebrows. This gives my clients back the eyebrows they had or had always wanted. Eyebrow design includes measuring, taking photos, checking the movement of your brows and of course the color that will be best for you. My 34 years in the makeup industry makes this fun and has wonderfully prepared me to provide the expertise in design and color that my clients are looking for. This method has been done in the United States for under 10 years and only a few are truly trained in this method properly.
Unfortunately, because this method has become so popular, many technicians are wanting to offer this method without the proper training. They are learning from the internet or from “trainers” who are selling their services without the proper background. This is creating a significant number of people who are really not prepared to apply this method effectively.
In the State of Washington there are no laws that require a permanent makeup artist to be trained. You can just take a Blood Pathogens online test, pay the State $250 and set yourself up as a permanent makeup artist. I do a lot of corrective work from people that have little to no training. I find the common thread besides bad technique is the pain level that people go thru. Properly trained artists have little to no pain when applying eyebrows, eyeliner or lips. I tell my people that are researching permanent makeup artists to check their certifications, how many procedures they have done, do they do this full time or as another service in their salon or spa, how often do they get training and, of course, the before and after pictures of their work. Also, check reviews to see what other people are saying and how old are those reviews.
My other specialties include “Powder Fill” Eyebrows. This is a technique of softap and is a soft, fully filled eyebrow. This a great look for those wanting that effect or for those that have had this procedure done before and need a boost of color or corrective color added because your brows “turned color”. (blue, orange or red). This is a special process and I have been fully trained in color correction specifically for this purpose.
Please visit my website for other great services that I offer to enhance your beauty and simplify your life.
My husband John and I also added Tattoo Removal using Tattoo Vanish to expand our ability to serve my clientele. John works on the body removal of the tattoos and I work on the face removing badly done eyebrows or eyeliner or lip lines.
For my Heart to Heart sisters I offer you a $50 discount on any one procedure you would like done and $100 discount on any two procedures you would like done and a $200 discount if you want all 3 done! Looking forward to having you in my chair so we can chat while I make you more beautiful and simplify your life!
Check out my website at www.carefree-beauty.com to see more photos and be sure to check my yelp reviews too! Join my Facebook page at www.facebook.com/carefreebeauty and watch to see what is new and upcoming! You can call me at 425-280-9088 and schedule your free consultation!