Sandy Tan Chemist . Licensed Permanent Makeup Artist . Eyebrow Specialist
Sandy studied Advanced Chemistry and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree. With her passion for art and science, Sandy continued her graduate education, Master of Fine Art at Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Trained and inspired by the best permanent makeup gurus in Taiwan and Singapore, Sandy acquired the hand-method soft tapping skills that made her a talented permanent makeup artist that she is today. Sandy uses SofTap® system of single-use, disposable needles and the highest quality pigments. Sandy is certified in OSHA blood-borne Pathogens Training.
In March 2006, Sandy joined herbal MINERAL as a Product Developer to formulate a cruelty-free vegan skincare line with certified organic herbs, minerals and essential oils.
With all her passion in humanitarianism, Sandy's vision is to ban all animal testing procedures in cosmetic and skincare industries.
Sandy is a an active dog rescue volunteer. When Sandy was in college, she played golf. Now Sandy enjoys equestrian sport (English Riding), archery and violin. Sandy is recognized as a certified archery instructor by USA Archery and the National Field Archery Association. If you want to chat let Sandy know!
Vasilisa Kara - Master Aesthetician Licensed Aesthetician . Reiki Master With 25 years of skin care experience, Kara is truly a master aesthetician to our team. Kara is a graduate of the medical school in Riga, Latvia and received a Diploma in Dermatology. Later she advanced her technical skill of skin repair in Moscow, Russia and Paris, France.
A true master in her field, Kara specializes facial lifting massage and facial exercise. Kara is an Award Winning Esthetician at Congress of Aesthetics in Paris, France in 1997. In the United States Kara is licensed to practice skin care in California, Florida and Minnesota. Kara specializes in Face Lifting Massage, Kobido Japanese Facial Massage utilizing tsubo points for the prevention and treatment of age spots and wrinkles.
Kara is fluent in Russian, English, and conversational in Italian, German and Polish.
Kara is currently in Sweden expanding the organic skin care line of herbal MINERAL.
Mihwa Kang Licensed Aesthetician . State Certified Massage Therapist . Reiki Practioner
Mihwa worked as an architect in Tokyo prior to her skincare career. Her attention to detail, customer care and professionalism is therefore second to none as a skincare therapist.
Seven years of experience in the skincare industry, including 4 years of working as a highly popular aesthetician in prestigious Santana Row, has honed her knowledge of product ingredients, aromatherapy, facial and body treatments . Her signature treatment is an anti-aging facial-utilizing Shiatsu , Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Swedish massage. Her exceptional waxing service in eyebrow shaping and Brazilian always leaves her clients feeling comfortable and relaxed.
She is a California State certified massage therapist and Reiki practitioner. Her belief is that a person's beauty and well being results from good balance of body, mind and spirit. She also enjoys practicing Yoga and Qigong.
Sima Khosravi - Sima the Threading Queen Licensed Aesthetician
Sima specializes in Threading and Waxing. She is also an expert in comprehensive skin care techniques including Advanced European Facial. Join her for a wonderfully relaxing and memorable spa experience. Sima is fluent in English and Farsi (Persian).
Hikari Kotani Licensed Asthetician Hikari is a graduate of CIDESCO esthetics program with
advanced education in skin care, body care, anatomy and esthetics. The CIDESCO Diploma is the world's most prestigious qualification in the field of Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Her practices focus on Microdermabrasion, LED Therapy, Acne Treatment, Esalen Massage, Aromatherapy and Acid Peel.
Graduated from University of California, Davis with a degree in Nutrition Science / Biochemistry,
Hikari has developed an expertise in providing innovative skin services that based on the knowledge that many factors, both internal and external, contribute to the health and appearance of the skin.
vast knowledge in the field of wellness, health, and beauty,
bilingual and literate in Japanese and English. Hikari also enjoys
yoga and pilates.
Kim Truong- Master Esthetician Licensed Aesthetician . Spa Manager
Kim was a well-known professional esthetician in Saitama, Japan. Her passion for esthetics is an unending thread across the Pacific Ocean far away from her hometown in Japan. With her special Japanese facial massage techniques including Face Slimming Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Facial Massage, Neck Lifting Massage and Facial Acupressure, Kim has a widespread reputation as one of the best estheticians in the Bay Area.
Kim has a broad range of experience from working as a wax technician and glamour to working as an esthetician. She is exceptionally skilled at Brazilian Wax, Lash Extensions, Lash Perm and Body Contouring. Kim uses her unique combination of skills to provide the best possible skincare to her clients.
Momoe Suzuki 3D Nail Artist . Licensed Nail Technician Japanese Nail Artist from Tokyo - Momoe Suzuki. Momoe graduated from Meisei University in Tokyo and University of Maine before getting into the nail art industry. Now she is one of the top nail artist in San Francisco Bay Area.
Joy Asuncion Licensed Aesthetician . Certified Medical Assistant
Joy has 10 years of experience working as a Certified Medical Assistant. With her extensive medical background in family practice, dermatology and urgent care, Joy has an intensive knowledge of clinical skincare, skin disorders, and product ingredients. Joy is exceptionally skilled at Lash Extensions and speed waxing with an emphasis on Brazilian Wax. Her clients always leave herbal MINERAL looking beautiful and glowing with confidence.
Carmen Saileanu Licensed Aesthetician
Having studied and worked abroad, Carmen Saileanu brings to herbalMINERAL a world of experience and a European flair. Carmen started her esthetician career in 1983 when she graduated the prestigious School of Cosmetology in Bucharest, Romania. Carmen worked with the Intercontinental Salon & Spa in Bucharest before moving to Houston, TX where she continued her education and training gaining additional knowledge from the Institute of Cosmetology & Aesthetics.
Thorough in her approach to skincare, Carmen is an expert specializing in all aspects of age management including Physician Grade Fruit Acid Peels, and MicroDermabrasion with European Facial Massage Techniques. Her training in advanced extractions also taught her the importance of properly preparing the skin when removing impurities. Carmen attended trainings in Speed Waxing, where she learned the complexities of hair growth patterns and how to make clients feel the most comfortable during any type of hair removal including Ear, Nose, Eyebrow Shaping, and Brazilian Wax.
Hippo the Pug Public Relations Manager . Marketing Director
Hippo graduated from the Puppy Class of K9 Training in 2005 with high honors. Inspired by his idol Mr. Bill Gates, Hippo dropped out from his Advanced Training Education to develop his career at a young age. With his charming and friendly attitude during his first interview, Hippo was soon hired as a Public Relations Manager at herbal MINERAL. Hippo works in the Marketing Division to improve the company website traffic maximization and interactive marketing strategies.
Hippo also manages strategic internal marketing communications initiatives to a reputable dog walking business in San Francisco. Regardless of his flirtatious personality, Hippo is happily in a committed relationship.