Our Team

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MARA COHEN

Master Permanent Cosmetics Professional and Trainer

Mara is the creative director/owner behind LHP Cosmetics with 15 years experience in the cosmetic & medical tattooing industry. She has worked extensively with dermatologists and surgeons in helping women achieve their beauty goal through cosmetic and medical tattooing. As a medical tattooist, she has worked extensively on nipple/areola re-pigmentation for mastectomy patients, burns & scar victims, clients on chemo & radiation, and alopecia clients/patients.

Over 5000 permanent makeup procedures to her credit including eyebrows, eyeliner, lips, & breast work for cancer patients.

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GABRIELLE BRATCHER

Master Hair Stylist & Permanent Cosmetics Professional

Originally from South Florida, Gabrielle is an experienced stylist who truly cares about the integrity of her clients’ hair, skin and makeup. She started as a makeup artist for MAC in 2003 and has been in the beauty business ever since. With 11 years in the hair industry, Gabrielle is a Deva stylist and takes many continuing education classes to stay current with the trends. Specialties are as follows: COLORS: blondes, natural colors, corrections, men’s grey coverage, balayage, party colors, CUTS: long hair cutting techniques, precision cutting, curly hair, fade for men cutting, BRIDAL/STYLING: Makeup, updo’s, Brazilian blow outs, keratin.

Gabrielle is also a permanent cosmetics artist with 1550 permanent makeup procedures to her credit including eyebrows & eyeliner

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JESSIE HUGHES

Master Hair Stylist & Permanent Cosmetics Professional

Jessie is an experienced stylist who truly cares about the integrity of your hair. She has been in love with the hair and makeup industry since she can remember, and truly enjoys making everyone feel beautiful.

Education is of the utmost importance to her. She strives to maintain up-to-date knowledge of new trends and innovate techniques, as well as educating her client on how to maintain the creative styles and health of their hair while at home.

Jessie worked as a brand ambassador and educator for Deva Curl and St. Topez, as well as other top brand names. While she enjoyed educating clients and traveling the East Cost, working behind the chair has always been her biggest passion.

In the field of cosmetic tattooing, Jessie has performed over 1200 permanent makeup procedures including eyebrows & eyeliner.

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TAYLOR FAITH

Master Hair Stylist

Named among the Top 25 Stylists in the Metro-DC area in 2010 by Washingtonian magazine, Taylor Faith draws on over 13 years experience of helping clients’ engage in total transformation. Whether you are looking for a more natural “blonde”, attempting to cleverly conceal an ever-thinning head of hair, or trading in those tangled long locks for something a bit more edgy and trendy, Taylor specializes in working with what God gave you and making sure your hairstyle reflects your true personality, all within an Aveda and Vidal Sasson-like culture. She makes every appointment memorable and treats her clients like family.

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PAIGE HOFFMAN

Apprentice Hair Stylist under the tutelage of Gabrielle Bratcher and Apprentice Permanent Cosmetics under the tutelage of Mara Cohen

Paige is an extremely talented young artist. She has been interested in hair and makeup since she was a young child. As she grew older she realized that she could make a career out of this passion. As a student at Mitchell’s Academy she truly enjoyed making people feel beautiful. Paige has worked as an assistant to stylist Gabrielle Bratcher for the past two years and is completing her apprenticeship with Mara Cohen in the field of permanent cosmetics.

Paige has completed 105 permanent cosmetic procedures including eyebrows and eyeliner and those numbers are steadily growing.

EDUCATION:

2000 ~ Heritage Institute of Arlington, Virginia

2003 ~ Florida College of Natural Health in Micropigmentation Cosmetic Tattooing

2004 ~ The Beau Institute of New Jersey in Areola Repigmentation

2004 ~ The International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics of California for Corrective Pigment Camouflage.

2008 ~ Salon Professional Academy of Cosmetology in Wellington, Florida

2009 ~ MAC Cosmetics & Trish McEvoy Academy for Facial Contouring in Florida

2010 ~ Paul Mitchell Academy for Cosmetology, Esthetics, & Makeup in Cary, North Carolina

2010 ~ Estee Salon for Color Correction, Bridal Makeup & Stage Makeup in Raleigh, North Carolina

2017 ~ Mitchell Academy, Raleigh North Carolina