Finding the right beauty expert for yourself is tough. At least for me, my go-to beauty gals and guys have become more than just people who help turn this hot mess into something manageable.
How many times has a hair appointment turned into a therapy session? I know I'm not alone here. We've done some scouting and rounded up an few local beauty experts that are kicking butt at what they do. From beauty on-demand to life-changing scalp pigmentation, here are Five Seattle-Area Beauty Experts to keep an eye on in 2018.
For your hair needs, check out The Style Witch in Fremont. You're totally going to fall with love with Cara Weber and JoAnn Persephone. These two work as a team twisting, pinning, coloring, cutting and styling hair. They are also extremely environmentally aware. All the products are PETA-approved, cruelty-free and packaging is minimal, recyclable, and/or biodegradable. Request a braided up-do, you won't be disappointed.
Allegra LaBella is an Advanced Certified Makeup Artist who you can call on for ANY occasion. Wedding, girls night, date night or just any old night. And the best part is that she'll come to you. This gorgeous mama has worked with every kind of person for every occasion; from brides to industry models to reality TV stars - she makes a point to ensure each and every one of her clients feels the absolute best about themselves. I can vouch for her, she made me feel like a beauty queen!
2017 was all about microblading and the trend isn't going anywhere in 2018. Check out the pros at Seattle Microblading Studio in Issaquah. Brows are the pillar of the face, and here they offer customized options with only certified experts on staff. Ask for brow specialist Dawn Townsend, who has worked in the beauty industry for 15 years. She's also diving into something called scalp pigmentation - basically a minuscule tattoo that creates a hairline. Perfect for balding men and women. It can be seriously life changing and only a handful of people in the Seattle area are certified and offering this service.
JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING
World, meet Jane So. This woman does it ALL. She's a beauty one-stop-shop offering mobile makeup application, hair styling, brow tinting and lash extensions. Her and her husband offer professional photography for business headshots, lifestyle shoots, fashion shoots, glamour shots, special events, marketing product shoots, engagements and weddings. Fun fact, Jane is a former professional golfer. Her inspiration comes from her mom who she calls an "inspirational super star in the beauty industry and I watched her bring countless smiles to the people she touched! As a child, I remember being her model and playing dress up all the time! My mother taught me to live with passion and purpose. My motivation to get involved in beauty was definitely influenced by my mother. I always surrounded myself with wise people who owned their own businesses and I was able to see life in a deeper way."
All of these ladies have something in common. They are all super talented, kind and want to enhance your natural beauty. Seattle is lucky to have them!