Welcome to Parasol Beauty Atelier. We are a close team of Beauty Artists who work together to bring you a comprehensive list of services you can enjoy. We are experienced, California licensed Estheticians and we each have our unique specialties and certifications. All of our Artists strive to provide professional, results-oriented skincare and beauty treatments by integrating cutting-edge technology, products and talent with artistry and style. We are committed to delivering customized, beautiful results in a fun, professional and friendly environment where creativity and inspiration fills the air. At Parasol, we love what we do so we are naturally empowered to be the best, dedicating ourselves to growth, change and continued education. We believe in providing quality services, using only the best products and we are devoted to conducting business and living our lives every day with integrity, passion and positive intention.
JULICE, Founder, Certified Permanent Makeup Artist, Licensed Esthetician
Julice has been providing Permanent Makeup services for her clients since 2004. She is a lifetime member and certified by the Society of Permanent Makeup Professionals, an internationally recognized organization committed to providing excellence in the Permanent Makeup industry. Julice stays on the cutting edge of Permanent Makeup artistry, trends and technology by participating in training programs and conferences throughout the US, Europe and Asia. Prior to committing her time exclusively to Permanent Makeup, Julice served the Palo Alto community as an Esthetician since 2002. She is the proud recipient of the “Esthetician of the Year” award for 7 consecutive years at her previous place of employment. She has received training in eyebrow designs from some of the most prominent industry leaders, including Damone Roberts of Beverly Hills and continues to take Master Classes in Permanent Makeup. All Estheticians at Parasol undergo a hands-on training program in Skincare and Waxing led by Julice and her senior staff. Learn more about Permanent Makeup.
- On-going Masters Classes in Eyebrow techniques, Eyeliners, Lips and Areola Re-Pigmentation (Annually)
- Fundamentals Training, Advanced Certifications and One-on-One Hands on Training in Permanent Makeup (2004-2008)
- Esthetics Diploma, Le Melange of Hair and Esthetics, Napa, Ca. (2002)
- B.A Mass Communications, University of California, Berkeley (2000)
Licensed Esthetician, Senior Brow Artist and Brazilian/Body Waxing Specialist
EXPERIENCE: As a young girl, Melissa always knew she wanted to go into the beauty industry so as soon as she could, she went to makeup school at The Makeup Designory in Burbank, Ca. After graduating with raving references from her instructors, she came back home to the Bay Area to pursue her Esthetician’s License at Cinta Aveda Institute in San Francisco. Once licensed, she began working at Benefit Cosmetics, in both the Palo Alto and San Francisco locations, where she honed in on her skills and became a top producing Brow Artist. Melissa also spent over a year at the European Wax Center, becoming a fast and efficient Brazilian bikini waxer. Melissa is talented, fun, professional, playful and very passionate about waxing, especially brows. Come get your brows magically transformed by Melissa!
As a Senior Brow Artist, Melissa works closely with Julice to oversee Parasol’s Brow Bar Department.
Licensed Esthetician, Senior Skincare Specialist
EXPERIENCE: Courtney has been practicing skincare for 13 years, with a deep passion for treating acne and aging skin. She enjoys building relationships with her clients and customizing their facials and home care products to meet their individual needs.
During her free time, Courtney enjoys playing outside with her two children. She loves living a healthy lifestyle which includes doing yoga and cooking clean food. She especially enjoys being able to connect health and wellness with skincare. Courtney grew up in Menlo Park and is thrilled to be working on clients in her community.
Licensed Esthetician, Body Waxing Specialist and Front Desk Coordinator
As a little girl, Christine knew she wanted to pursue a career in the beauty industry. She loved playing with skincare, makeup and hair so as soon as she graduated from high school, she attended the Paul Mitchell School of Esthetics in San Jose. After graduating with honors and on the dean’s list, Christine got licensed and starting working at a waxing studio, learning to perfect her skills in waxing brows and brazilians. Christine has a passion for makeup and she is busy during the wedding season doing makeup applications for brides.
During her free time, Christine enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to concerts, traveling and eating great food.
Esthetics Intern, Brow Artist and Front Desk Coordinator
Alex has 5 years of makeup experience at MAC Cosmetics and 7 years of guest services experience, working in both retail and salon environments in Palo Alto. She is an accomplished freelance makeup artist and loves using makeup to enhance the natural features of a woman’s face, paying particular attention to sculpting beautiful eyebrows. Working as a Makeup Artist helped her realize that working in the beauty industry is not just a job but she is passionate about making a career out of it. Alex is a natural talent and under Parasol’s apprenticeship program, she will be providing waxing services for our clients.