Team

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Jean McSwain

TITLE(S): OWNER, MASTER STYLIST & MORE!
EXPERIENCE:20 YEARS
SPECIALTY: OWNER, MASTER STYLIST AND COLORIST MAKEUP ARTIST, SKIN CARE SPECIALIST

Jean has been in the beauty industry for over 20 years. She has owned 2 salons in the Philippines and her own makeup line. Among her many accomplishments, Jean has been a Fashion designer and Photographer. Her education includes training from Vidal Sassoon, Toni and Guy Academy, Redken 5th Ave. New York, and Schwarzkopf Hair Color, Lanza Hair Color and Matrix. More of Jean’s education includes The Make Up Institute specializing in film and T.V. makeup, Martin Parsons Up Styles Diploma, Eva’s Esthetics, Rhonda Allison Skin Care line, Image Skin Care Training, Temptu New York Airbrush and Temporary Tattoo makeup. Hair extension, Japanese Hair straightening, Keratin smoothing treatment certified, Brazilian Blow Out Certified and professionally trained in Lash Extensions and is a Highly trained Nouveau Contour Permanent Cosmetic Technician! Jean has also attended Salon and Spa Management Training in Orlando, Florida, in order to balance her career working both behind the chair and as a salon owner as well. Jean enjoys all aspects of the beauty industry. She will make you feel pampered and relaxed with her professional demeanor and sense of humor.

Additional Accolades: Executive Director for the Miss Greater Victor Valley Scholarship Pageant in Association with the Miss California and Miss America Competitions.

Monica – StylistMonica

Monica was licensed in 2014. She loves the environment the salon creates and the relationships she gets to build with her clients. Starting in cosmetology, Monica specialized in haircuts, but also found a passion for hair coloring, styling, and nails. She desires to grow as a stylist and to make every single client feel beautiful and pleased.

 

 

kristina-hirschmanKristina – Lead Esthetician

Licensed since 2005 from Golden West College in Huntington Beach. Journeyman Makeup Artistry diploma from M.U.D (Makeup Designory). She has advanced training from Image Skincare, Aveda Institute, Dermalogica, Murad, and Osmosis. She offers advanced airbrush and eyelash extension services. An original Athena Jean employee from its start, Kristina is a master esthetician and an expert in all things beauty!

Quote: You better WERK!

 

jessica-terrazasJessica – Esthetician 

Jessica entered the beauty industry with a makeup-focus but excels in all areas under her license. Since working at the Benefit Brow Bar, she has developed an expertise in brow-shaping. Passionate about all things beauty, Jessica offers full body waxing, facials, chemical peels and eyelash extensions. To add to her knowledge, she’s received advanced training in brands including but not limited to: Image skincare, Aveda, Dermalogica, Murad, and Perricone MD.

 

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Joan – Nail Tech

Joan loves doing nails for my family and friends, and decided to make it her career. attended Marinello School of Beauty, graduated and became a licensed manicurist. She likes to paint nail art for special occasions! She makes sure all her clients leave with a smile on their face and beautiful nails!

 

 

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Sandy – Lead Massage Therapist

Believes in the body’s ability to heal itself! With her clinical training and chiropractic massage experience, she provides clients with a thorough soothing and therapeutic massage. She attended School at Holistic Touch and has over 20 years experience in Reflexology! Sandy is certified in sports, pregnancy, medical, accupressure, and deep tissue massages.

Quote: Peace begins with a smile!

 

NicholeNichole – Massage Therapist

Nichole went to UEI College and has been a certified massage therapist since 2011. She fell in love with massage therapy as she found she could help others relax and relieve the pain that they had using the knowledge and different techniques she was able to learn. Nichole loves healing and helping people, and looks forward to growing with the Athena Jean team.

 

CheyenneCheyenne – Massage Therapist

Ever since she was a little girl, Cheyenne always had an interest in how the body works. She decided to attend 4 D College in 2010 and become a massage therapist, being licensed shortly thereafter. Her favorite part about being a massage therapist is seeing how she can take away somebody’s pain through her hands.