Meet the Artist: Hotaru

 

Using the safest and most advanced permanent makeup techniques, Hotaru is dedicated to embracing and enhancing each client’s natural beauty. Her passion for the craft developed because of her own struggles with hair loss at an early age. More than 3,000 clients across Florida and Kentucky have trusted her to make them look and feel more beautiful. 

 

Hotaru goes beyond eyebrows and is experienced in paramedical, lip, and eyeliner tattooing. Breast cancer survivors can take advantage of her areola reconstruction services and receive one areola at no charge.

 

Awards include:

 

  • Seventh place in Areola Competition – The World Wide Eyebrow Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • First Place in Lips and third place in Areola Competition – The International Permanent Cosmetic Show, Miami, Florida.

  • First Place Western style Lips Award - International body art awards and The Federation K-Beauty Professional, Seoul, Korea

  • Judge-  Amiea Competition, New York.

 

Hotaru’s passion is helping others feel more confident through permanent makeup and sharing her gifts. She continues to train with leading industry experts and uses her education and expertise to teach other artists. She has participated in several permanent makeup conferences and was a featured speaker at The World Wide Eyebrow Festival in 2019. 

 

When she’s not in the studio, Hotaru enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband, family, and dogs. Reach out to her anytime at permanentmakeupbyhotaru@gmail.com

Training with the best!

Mary Ritcherson ( Tampa, Florida)