Cynthia shares her long-term love of holistic health and beauty by incorporating her background as a licensed aesthetician with her specialized knowledge of Ayurvedic skincare. Cynthia studied Ayurveda at the Southern California University of Health Sciences (ranked number one for the best colleges in the USA). She has also done her own research through own travels to India and Bali, studying philosophy and classical texts. As a registered yoga teacher, and a Reiki energy healer, she combines her knowledge and passion to bring harmony and balance to your skin. Cynthia believes that beauty starts from within, and that the best nutrients are essential to the mind, body and spirit connection.
Just as each person is unique, individual assessment is integral for a holistic understanding of each person's needs and concerns, including diet. Cynthia provides a full line of facial treatments, including microdermabrasion, and a medical grade product line, based on Ayurvedic principles. She also custom blends herbal remedies and essential oils as needed.
In addition to treating your skin, Cynthia offers a unique variety of Ayurveda treatments for all of your medical concerns, including: anxiety, lack of mental focus, hair loss, changes of vision, hormone balancing, pregnancy, pain, joint stiffness and swelling, insomnia, and overall health. Schedule a consultation to see how she can help you achieve your goals of beauty and wellness, naturally. Cynthia is a member of NAMA, the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.
Marcel has been an artist for over 35 years, and holds an MA in Biomedical Illustration. She brings a precision for detail, a steady and confident hand, and a deep understanding of color theory, facial anatomy and proportion. She has taught drawing and painting for many years, and is also a certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), bringing a calm demeanor and relaxation techniques for a gentle experience.
Marcel is trained in the Softap hand method of micro-pigmentation techniques, and advanced training with the top instructors of the permanent makeup industry. Marcel's training includes microblading, advanced eyeliner techniques, areola restoration, color theory for the skin, and all aspects of permanent makeup. She is also certified for removal with Tattoo Vanish.
Marcel is committed to providing the best service and results. Sometimes being a perfectionist is a good thing: Marcel was awarded the Best Permanent Cosmetic Artist in 2019. Marcel uses Softap pigments and tools, made in the USA, providing cruelty-free, high quality products for a safe and minimally invasive experience.
Marcel also has a long-term relationship with yoga. As a former dancer and gymnast, she brings a love of movement, combined with extensive yoga trainings and certifications in yoga therapy, vinyasa krama, kundalini, yoga nidra, restorative, pranayama, meditation, and yoga philosophy. She furthers her studies in her travels to India. Marcel is also a Buteyko Breath educator.