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Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Roxana Mussina

Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Roxana Mussina

The secret to success can be summarized in three words: never stop growing. We are so proud of the team we’ve created and excited to grow together every day. Thanks to her experience as a certified international trainer and artist we’re pleased to introduce our latest Perma Blend Select Team member, Roxana Mussina. Her expertise in the PMU community earned her opportunities as a speaker and judge of International Permanent Makeup Congresses and Champions. Read until the end to learn more about Roxana and her amazing work!

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Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Elizaveta Surkova

Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Elizaveta Surkova

From the early days in Elizaveta Surkova’s career, she aspired to join a global team of PMU artists. Thanks to her matchless work ethic, artistry and droves of talented students, we’re pleased to introduce you to our latest Perma Blend Select Team artist. Her studio, International Glance Academy “Black Butterfly,” was the first of its kind in the region, opening in 2012. Since that time, they’ve had the privilege of graduating more than 3,500 students, many of whom have gone on to open businesses of their own. She is a dedicated, lifelong student when it comes to the world of PMU artistry. She shares, “I am constantly learning and developing because the industry does not stand still, and we must constantly move forward. You can't stop.” We believe you’ll find the work she is doing in Russia and beyond to be inspiring. Keep reading for her thoughts on PMU artistry and ensuring flawless client work. 

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The Science of Tattooing - Our Q & A with Hannah Wolf

The Science of Tattooing - Our Q & A with Hannah Wolf

Perma Blend believes we become better artists by always being open to expanding our knowledge. With passion, skill, and dedication to learning, you can become an unstoppable innovator in the permanent makeup community. A key factor in permanent makeup is understanding the different skin types and medical conditions a client might have. These health factors can affect your client’s healing process. Hannah Wolf is an artist with nearly two decades of experience. She was motivated to research the industry's top unanswered questions with the unique needs of clients in mind. She then created The Science of Tattooing, an in-depth guide that uncovers elements of the physiology and chemistry involved in the tattoo process. Hannah’s expertise led her work to be published domestically and internationally. In this interview, Hannah expands on what inspired her book which was created in collaboration with Dr. David Warmflash, Dr. Shelley Mason, and Dr. Kevin Choo.

 

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How to Prepare for Your Lip Procedures - Featuring Carla Ricciardone

How to Prepare for Your Lip Procedures - Featuring Carla Ricciardone

One of the most in-demand treatments in the permanent makeup industry is permanent lip procedures such as lip blushing or micropigmentation. Lips are delicate and require to be treated gracefully, with attention to detail. We are bringing you valuable information on how to prepare for your next lip procedure to ensure your client has a safe and positive experience, with results they’ll love. Before we start, we want to thank Carla Ricciardone, a master artist and instructor working through Sculpted Studios, for providing us with this crucial information and her own tips on the subject of lip treatments. She shares our passion for education and knowing how to prepare and what to expect during a procedure is pivotal to achieving optimum results.

 

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Perma Blend Select Team: Carla Ricciardone

Perma Blend Select Team: Carla Ricciardone

Our Perma Blend Select Team artists have made a name for themselves with their determination, innovation, and passion for helping artists and clients alike. Their keen eye for detail and expertise has led them to achieve a loyal following in the PMU community. We are spotlighting their experience and accomplishments to provide you with a sense of who they are and what makes them unique. In today’s post, we’re excited to announce our newest Select Team Artist, Carla Ricciardone. Carla is motivated by assisting clients in enhancing their natural beauty. Throughout her career, she has closely studied various techniques which has shaped her skill and earned her respect as a sought-after artist, educator, and speaker. Keep reading to discover more about this trailblazing artist. 

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What Is the Difference Between Henna Brow Tinting and Permanent Makeup? 

What Is the Difference Between Henna Brow Tinting and Permanent Makeup? 

Women have long recognized the power perfectly groomed eyebrows hold. While beauty standards around the ideal brow are constantly evolving, the attention given to this area of the face is warranted. Anastasia Soare explains: “The human eye uses the eyebrow as an anchor point for the rest of the face. This is why a woman can look truly stunning without any makeup but perfectly shaped, full eyebrows.” Countless contenders emerge in the pursuit of beautiful brows: there are those that take away (tweezing, waxing, threading, shaping razors and more) and those that add fullness (serums, pencils, home remedies, permanent makeup, microblading, and more). In today’s post, we’re covering the difference between henna and permanent makeup for enhancing the look of a client’s eyebrows. 

 

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Perma Blend 7 Factors That Affect Healing

Perma Blend 7 Factors That Affect Healing

Perma Blend is here for you before, during, and after permanent makeup procedures. A crucial step in every treatment is aftercare. As we all know, each client has their own unique skin, which means no one method fits everyone when it comes to healing. The healing process can progress both forward and backward. We want to give a special thanks to our Perma Blend Select Team member and 5 Star Academy owner, Kristina Melnicenco, for providing us with the information for this blog, created to inform artists of several outside factors that can influence your healing progress. 

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How Fitzpatrick and Melanin Influence the Cosmetic Tattoo by Rose Prieto - Book Review

How Fitzpatrick and Melanin Influence the Cosmetic Tattoo by Rose Prieto - Book Review

What makes a permanent makeup artist unstoppable? Knowledge! There is much more that goes into every permanent makeup procedure than what meets the eye. In this blog, we are sharing  Anne-Marie Rubino’s first-hand review of How Fitzpatrick and Melanin Influence the Cosmetic Tattoo by Rose Prieto. Rose is currently working on an amazing series of educational books. This specific book expands on the Fitzpatrick Tones. 

 

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Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Inga Babitskaya

Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Inga Babitskaya

Today’s Select Team Artist is spreading beauty and empowering PMU artists in Moscow and around the world. Inga Babitskaya is a certified specialist in permanent makeup, makeup, and stylistics. She’s also a master teacher of international classes, international congresses, conferences, and assemblies on permanent makeup and microblading and a member of the judiciary and competitive jury for the masters of permanent makeup and microblading. With more than 23,000 students worldwide, she is living her calling and passionate about equipping others to do the same. Keep reading for more about Inga’s story.

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Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Kristina Melnicenco

Perma Blend Select Team: PMU Artist Kristina Melnicenco

We believe every artist on our Perma Blend Select Team is part of the creative and collective shift taking place in the PMU world. Whatever transformation a client desires is possible in the capable and gifted hands of a Select Team artist. Their mastery of new techniques and reinterpretation of classic looks means they are constantly raising the PMU bar. Clients are loving their results and feeling more free and more seen than ever before. What a thrilling time to be a part of the industry! In today’s post, we’re pleased to be showcasing world-renown Permanent Makeup Instructor, 5 Star Academy Founder, StarLine Pigments Creator and OHANA Fashion Uniforms Founder Kristina Melnicenco. Keep reading for more about her story and her latest projects. 

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