Meet our Speakers

Come Learn and Network with PMU's Best and Brightest!

The Las Vegas Microblading & PMU Master Conference is 3 days: April 20, 21 and 22, 2020.

During our conference, 14 speakers will present 15 lectures showcasing 11 techniques including 8 live model demonstrations. You will receive 15 certificates of attendance. Our goal is to help you grow your business by: 1) improve your skills, which will enable you to raise your prices, 2) learn how to get more clients, 3) set up your business correctly, 4) improve your marketing efforts, and 5) expand into new high value, trending PMU treatments.

Come to Vegas and "Learn, Network and Play" #learnnetworkplay

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Lexi Bowler

Feather Stroke Microblading Technique@browsbylexibowler

Lexi lives in a beautiful small town in southern Utah, where she owns and operates the Bowler Esthetics Academy. She’s been in the industry for over 5 years and has dedicated herself to helping other women set and achieve their PMU goals. Lexi is a master in Microblading and Ombré brows. She is very proud of, not only her Esthetics Academy, but also her Online Continuing Education Series. This allows Lexi to help women throughout the United States and worldwide.

Lexi is also working on a line of aftercare products, that will be available soon. We asked Lexi what drives her passion for her work, her response was:
“I LOVE HELPING WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY. It is my greatest passion, and brings me the most fulfillment.” When she’s not helping other artists, Lexi enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 year old son, Crew.

We look forward to presenting Lexi Bowler at our upcoming conference.

 
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Hang Vuong

Master Trainer in microblading, combo brows & shading hybrids@hvartistry

Hang Vuong is an experienced Master Trainer specializing in microblading, combo brows and shading hybrids. She’s performed over 2000 procedures. She’s certified by eight PMU academies. Hang has achieved the highest level for talented artists by Phibrows Royal Society. She currently owns and operates HVARTISTRY Academy and has taught over 500 students.

Hang is an international speaker and has served as an international PMU competition judge. Additionally she was featured as an Influential Artist by Voyage Magazine.

Hang’s goals are to share her knowledge and experience to help and support PMU Artists. Her motivation comes from helping others feel beautiful and boost their self esteem. She enjoys positively touching lives. Her motto is “Don’t be afraid of obstacles, sometimes they are a blessings in disguise”.

 
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Tess Marti

Dark Lip Correction SpecialistWorld renowned PMU Master Trainer@tesstattoo

My interest in makeup began at a very young age. Every day I would practice new styles and techniques and loved discovering all the different ways I could change looks just by adding shadows and lines. As part of my studies, I took multiple drafting courses, which is where I developed a love for understanding shapes and symmetry.

I decided to combine my two passions and start a career in cosmetic tattooing. As a permanent makeup artist, my greatest passion is to help women boost their confidence and self-esteem. I am a perfectionist and enjoy working patiently and meticulously to produce unbeatable, natural-looking permanent makeup. I’m proud of the international training I have received, I have learned the most innovative techniques to enhance your natural beauty.

I look forward to meeting and speaking with all of you at the Vegas PMU Master Conference in April.

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Melissa Arnold

Master Trainer of Color Theory & How to Build a Million Dollar Business@worthitsalon

Melissa Arnold was born and raised in Southern California into a family of artists and beauty professionals, Melissa finally accepted her calling into the beauty industry as a permanent makeup artist after becoming obsessed with Microblading.

Powered by an uncommon work ethic and determination to pull her family out of poverty she grew her company from an initial $840 welfare check investment to earning 6 figures in her first year and 3 years later, a company valuation of $800K.

Melissa now holds 16 certifications in PMU from masters around the globe. Her clients include Lamar Odom, Eric Dickerson, Claudia Jordan, Tisha Campbell, and several influencers. Mrs. Melissa has trained and mentored hundreds of students. Her mission is to build a legacy through her academy by impacting students’ and graduates’ lives with a successful life-changing career.

Melissa is now a published author and has written a book detailing steps to establishing a company and brand, and building business credit.

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Lorrane Iack

World Renowned Master TrainerBodystril Stretchmark Camouflage(New in the USA)@lorraneiack

Lorrane has been a Micropigmentation Artist for 6 years, specializing in various areas such as realistic eyebrows, lips, breast areolas with emphasis on stretch mark treatment.

As an entrepreneur, Lorrane has become one of the largest references in micropigmentation in Brazil, and has participated as a Speaker in some of the largest Latin American and European Conferences. And now bringing to the United States her knowledge in the area of stretch marks. Owner of 2 beauty clinics in Brazil she was also the winner of the Biotek Championship in Milan 2018 and was top 5 in the Netherlands World Championship 2017Lorrane is a Master in Aesthetic Micropigmentation and owns and operates "Lorrane Iack Make Up Design" in her home country of Brazil. She is a sought after speaker for PMU Conferences and Congresses throughout the world.

Lorrane has gained, through years of working and teaching, a keen eye for symmetry, and has used this to develop the most cutting edge techniques. Lorrane specializes in Microblading, lip micropigmentation, eyeliner contour, areola reconstruction, dark circle eye correction, tattoo and eyebrow depigmentation removal, and of course stretch mark camouflage. *This is an introductory presentation only.  If you are interested in being certified in this technique, a master class is required. Please click on the Master Class tab for more information and to enroll. ONLY 10 seats available.

She will be introducing the revolutionary Bodystril Stretchmark camouflage treatment. This treatment is different because the stretchmarks are first treated with the exclusive Bodystril product which reduces stretchmarks by up to 80%. The treatment is then finished by a camouflage procedure that is different than conventional ink used by PMU artists. The special pigment used has lighter particles so they do not change color or fade over time.

Lorrane looks forward to meeting you at her first-ever conference in Las Vegas this April.

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Erica A. Kovitz

Needle-less Lip Plumping with Hyaluron Pen and Fibroblast Skin Tightening@hyaluronpenbeverlyhills@blazeneedling

Erica A. Kovitz is the owner/lead artist of Beverly Hills Microblading, EKBH Beauty & The Tanning Boutique in West Los Angeles. She is recognized as a top Microblading artist to the stars and opened the first standalone Microblading store in Los Angeles.

For the past 15 years, Erica has worked in the Medical Spa & Beauty industry and has extensive knowledge of skin & aesthetics.  She is a perfectionist, that takes great pride in her work, and is always in search of the latest beauty trends.  A dedicated educator, Erica is very proud of her burgeoning Beauty Academy (EKBH Beauty in Beverly Hills) and is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and dreams.

Erica built her business on the foundation of giving back to those around her and is guided by a genuine belief that the most important thing she can deliver is not just physical improvements in appearance, but increased self-confidence. A former NFL Cheerleader, for the Oakland Raiders, Erica understands the importance of always looking and feeling your best.

Erica is certified in the following disciplines: body art technician (Microblading), permanent cosmetics, areola tattoo reconstruction, hyaluron pen injections, tattoo removal and fibroblast plasma pen.  *The Hyaluron Pen and Fibroblast techniques are introductory presentations only. If you are interested in being certified in this technique, a master class is required. Please click on the Master Class tab for more information and to enroll. ONLY 10 seats available.

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Elise Layzell, RN

Needle-less Lip Plumping with Hyaluron Pen and Fibroblast Skin Tightening@blazeneedling@hyaluronpenbeverlyhills

Lady Elise Layzell of Glencoe, R.N Specialist in Aesthetic Injectables and Skin Rejuvenation

With extensive education and experience in London and the US, Elise Layzell founded Angles MedSpa in Los Angeles in 2010.  Angels Med Spa offers the latest skin rejuvenation techniques.  Elise uses her expert plastic surgery and dermatology knowledge to specialize in advanced injectable treatments from lips to cheeks.

She has a special eye for natural facial enhancement which has led her to create a celebrity following. If anyone knows aesthetics and skin care its Elise.  With over 20 years experience in the aesthetics industry and training by London’s top plastic surgeons (Patrick Mallucci, Norman Waterhouse, Barry Jones, etc.), she is the true Angel from The Fountain of Youth.

Elise will be speaking and demonstrating on a live model the Fibroblast Plasma Lift. Fibroblast is a minimally invasive treatment that uses a device fitted with a tiny needle to deliver heat to the skin to tighten and firm it.  *The Hyaluron Pen and Fibroblast techniques are  introductory presentations only.  If you are interested in being certified in this technique, a master class is required. Please click on the Master Class tab for more information and to enroll. ONLY 10 seats available.

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Kristina Melnicenco

Foxy Liner@5starbrows

Kristina’s mission is to make people feel beautiful and confident with quality work being her top priority. Kristina started her career in Eastern Europe in 2009. She soon realized how important advanced skills and knowledge are, in the PMU industry.

For the next couple years Kristina invested all her time and effort to achieve the most natural result by choosing the best techniques. Extremely detail oriented, Kristina always knew that soft natural looking brows would be the new Standard in the Permanent Makeup Industry.

Combining all her years of experience, today Kristina has a very successful and world renown Academy in Dallas, Texas, where she shares all her skills and knowledge with her students.

Kristina spends most of her time in her studio doing what she loves. Also, Kristina continues to travel and work by teaching PMU Classes all over the world. She is often invited as a speaker to PMU Congresses and Conferences and this is her Fourth time as a Vegas PMU Conference trainer! Don’t miss her exciting presentation.

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Linnie Phan

Powder Ombre Brows@browsbylinnie

Linnie Phan is a Master Trainer who specializes in Ombre/Powder Brows. Linnie is a renowned trainer who speaks throughout the country. She also owns and operates the famous Brows by Linnie studio in California.

Linnie's eyebrow techniques are truly amazing. Check out her Instagram page @browsbylinnie for pictures.  Linnie looks forward to networking with you and sharing her inspirational story as well as all her secret techniques.

Linnie is also a stealthy entrepreneur, having launched her product line "Brow Supplies". This artist is taking the PMU world by storm. Be sure to follow her to keep up with her latest endeavors and accomplishments.

We look forward to showcasing Linnie's talents at our next Vegas PMU Conference this April.

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The London Brow Company

Brow Lamination@thelondonbrowcompany

Leigh Blackwell is the Founder and owner of The London Brow Company and LB Training Academy LTD.

Leigh has been in the beauty and holistic industry for over 10 years and started her brow passion from brow threading, from this she grew to be qualified in over 20 different treatments and then decided to open up her own training academy and share her knowledge and skills.

Leigh created The London Brow Company after falling in love with the new trend of Brow Lamination and realizing there was no safe EU regulated and tested Brow Lamination products available for beauticians to use in the UK. She worked with UK manufactures to create her own safe products.

This is where The London Brow Company was born with brow lamination products that are proudly vegan friendly, cruelty free, UK manufactured with full UK accredited training.

Kirsten-Lea Coglan is the Director of Education and Distribution for The London Brow Company. Having grown up in the industry and working in beauty from the age of 16, Kirsten has over 7 years experience in the industry.

As Leigh Blackwell's daughter, Kirsten proudly works alongside her mother to grow the family business and keep it filled with passionate brow artists. Kirsten also does Brow Lamination Training as well and handles all the International Trainers and Distributors.

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Procell Therapies MicroChanneling

(The Next Generation of Microneedling)@procelltherapies

Dr. Schwartz developed the ProCell Therapies System to use on his own patients. Now, Microchanneling has turned into the next level of beauty enhancement. Microchanneling combined with powerful growth factor serums create a new paradigm for advanced scientific skincare and rejuvenation.

ProCell Therapies' Microchanneling System virtually erases wrinkles, improves the appearance of acne and scars, reduces acne inflammation, reduces uneven skin tone, and nourishes hair follicles. Microchanneling achieves these results by stimulating a rejuvenation cascade that your body already has.

Take a look at these links for more information and before and after pics.

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James Olaya

Masculine Eyebrows@jamesolaya

James was recently named one of the top influential Microblading Artists in the world.

James Graduated from SENAC, one of the best institutions of Visagism (the art of creating a personal image that reveals the interior qualities of a person) in Brazil.

James has worked as a Professional Make-up Artist, he’s worked in Cinema, TV Shows and international magazines.

Now a world-class permanent makeup specialist, James is the Current Permanent Make-up Latin-American Champion.
CEO at James Olaya company, a world renown PMU academy.
Official Master Trainer of AMEIA in Brazil.
Specialist in Total Eyebrow Reconstruction.

James is also a student of Biomedicine and Paramedical Dermopigmentation.

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Jonathan Maxim

Growth Hacker Marketing Executive@jonathanmaxim.me

Jonathan Maxim, MBA is a Forbes-featured thought leader and entrepreneur, recently named one of the “Top 50 Founders to Watch” by Startup Grind.


After practicing marketing strategy at Comcast, he branched off to create a fitness app that grew to 25K users. Today he serves as Managing Director at K&J Growth, a boutique agency for forward-thinking brands.

Acclaimed Growth Hacker as seen in Forbes, Entreprenuer, Inc Magazine, Huffpo, Fox, ABC, and CBS.

Founder of Vea Fitness Apps, which he grew to 25K users.

Innovator behind TikTok’s 18K installs in 24hr & led personal messaging / DM division into UK, BR, and USA.

Former Marketing Strategist at Comcast.

Writer at MindBodyGreen, Forbes, Thrive Global.

MBA, Marketing
BA, Graphic Design