Our Tattooing Artists
Shelly Swift – Master Artist
Owner and Founder of Lush Lash LLC (2006), CPE, LPE, CEE Cosmetologist, Master Hair Stylist, Master Hair Replacements Specialist, Surgical Hair Transplant/Cosmetic Surgery Nurse, Esthetician, Makeup Artist, Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional, Eyebrow Cosmetic Tattooing Artist, and Scalp Micropigmentation Artist.
Shelly Swift, a second-generation hair designer, started her career at Phillip Pelusi Salon as a senior stylist. After meeting Dr. Matt Leavitt, D.O., Shelly relocated to Orlando, FL where she studied hair loss, hair replacement, and hair transplant surgery with some of the best medical professionals in the industry. Shelly and Dr. Leavitt founded Medical Hair Restoration in 1990, which became one of the largest medical hair transplant companies in the country. Having teamed up with Salon Lashe, Shelly continues to research new knowledge and skill and to improve the quality and service she offers to her clients. For the last several years Shelly has focused on Eyebrow Cosmetic Tattooing and Scalp Micropigmentation. To this end she has taken a number of courses to build up her knowledge and skill in the Permanent Cosmetic field. Among those are: Bloodborn Pathogens and Communicable Deceases for Tattoo Artists , The Hand Method Micro Stroking Technique, 3D Fundamentals, 3D Eyebrow Course, The science of Pigments, Skin Undertones, LI Pigments Brow and Modifiers and Color Corrections, Mastership Artistry in Scalp Pigmentation. Shelly is a Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional and a member of The Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals.
Nicole Flevaris – Apprentice
President and co-Founder of The Lashe, Inc.Nicole graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors in Marketing and International Business and a Masters in Business Administration including a background in biology, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and pharmacognosy. In 2007, Nicole set a course and led the effort to develop a high-quality product line. After 2 years of perfecting the product line, the company was launched in 2009. In 2011 the company’s flagship Salon Lashe was established in Chicago’s Gold Coast for the purpose of offering high-quality eyelash extensions, eyebrow extensions, and later, eyebrow cosmetic tattooing and scalp micro pigmentation. Nicole’s permanent cosmetics certifications include completion of the Bloodborne Pathogens training.