ACADEMY-S OFFICIAL TRAINER
Hien's first love in the industry was Nail Art. With years under her belt perfecting her craft, she continued her education by becoming certified in Eyelash Extensions. She started her own business with a storefront in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Hien born in Vietnam and grew up in italy, now based in Tuscaloosa Alabama, flew all the way back to Italy to complete her Masters in Microblading Eyebrows with Phibrows academy and Permanent Makeup Tattoo. Hien was promoted as Royal artist for phibrows academys and later was chosen to become an AcademyS Master for microblading and permanent make up. Hien is one of the two master In all the United state of America to own both title of master for microlading and permanent make up. Hien also train student to start their Eyelashes extension carrer!
She learned the most advanced techniques for permanent make up under Sviatoslav, who is considered the best in the world. Hien specializes in microblading, magic shading eyebrows, stardust eyeliner, and aquarelle lips, and she is training for S-Mix technique (microblading + magic shading).
She now trains new microblading artists and hosts classes to teach the art. She hosts classes in Alabama and travels all over the world! Learn more about AcademyS here: https://www.academy-s.com/
She loves her job and continues to be dedicated and professional. If you need someone talented to trust: she’s the one!
Creative and passionate about her craft, Maranda has been able to establish herself as a successful hairstylist for twenty-two years. She has traveled to draw her inspiration and innate creativity from LA’s hip vibe to New York’s effortlessly chic style. She has completed multiple trainings with John Paul Mitchell educators such as Robert Cromeans, Stephanie Kocielski and Angus Mitchell. She also enjoyed training with Redken’s Sam Villa, Keratin Complex and Hot Heads Extensions. Maranda has extensive training in balayage, dimensional foiling, root melts, hand tied extensions and other current trends. Dedicated to offering her clients the best salon treatment and products, Maranda offers the entire line of Moroccan Oil retail therapy. Her focus on customer experience consistently results in thoughtfully flattering color/cuts perfectly tailored to each and every one of her guests.
Maranda’s artistic reach has expanded well beyond the salon to the lash and brow industry. On a path to ensure the most prestigious training and pursue her new passion as a brow/lash technician, she was led to Academy S by Sviatoslav Otchenash. She trained under craft master and Academy S educator, Hien Atkins in basic microblading and master techniques. Her permanent make-up training has enabled her to enhance women’s brows with techniques such as microblading and magic shading techniques. Hien Atkins’ lash extension education also provided her with the ability and the newest methods of eyelash extension application. Extensions allow clients flattering lashes to enhance their natural appearance.
Offering both hair and lash/brow sessions, her love of empowering women led her to Hien Atkins Beauty Lounge. Enthusiastic about combining all of her beauty enhancement services, she is eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and providing excellent customer service as part of her philosophy of an intimate beauty experience enhancing your best s
Abby Green was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She studied cosmetology at Shelton State Community College here in Tuscaloosa. Immediately after graduation school she worked in a hair salon as hair dresser, she loved her job but knew something was missing from her life.
Abby always loved the world of esthetics, so she started her journey as a body waxer and hair removal specialist at the European Wax Center. Abby then moved her carrier over a different type of waxing: sugaring. In 2019 She started at LA BIKINI in Tuscaloosa working with Sugar Wax. Abby loves her job as a waxer and could not imagine doing anything else in life. Abby feels that so much women struggle with unwanted hair in places they don’t desire and being a waxer helps empower and make those women feel beautiful again. Abby also helps men to get rid of unwanted hair.
She specializes in different types of waxing and hair removal like Hard Wax, Sugar Wax and Soft Strip wax.
Abby is so excited for the opportunity to be apart of the Hien Atkins Beauty Lounge team and see where this journey takes her. She can’t wait for all her amazing clients new and old to visit her and see what the lounge has to offer!
If you want to become a Certified Lash Artist or perfect hour eyelash extensions craft this class is for you! Request a one-on-one training, or come to an upcoming class.
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