EPISODE 18 – Responsible Micro Blading with Kara Gutierrez
On the show today we are joined by Kara Gutierrez from Spot On Beauty Permanent Cosmetics to tell us about her experiences in the micro blading field and particularly some of the terrible mistakes that are being made by clients and artists.Go To Episode
EPISODE 17 – Revolutionizing Aftercare with Eddie Kolos from H2Ocean.
Today on the show we welcome Eddie Kolos, the founder and head of H2Ocean! Just under 20 years ago Eddies started experimenting with sea water and first aid, drawing on his passion for surfing, community and marine life. His efforts quickly found a home in the piercing and tattoo markets as ointments and aftercare for the healing process and the rest is history!Go To Episode
EPISODE 16 – From Addict to A-List Artist: A Story of Hope, with Myke Chambers.
We are joined today by Myke Chambers, owner of Seven Swords Tattoo Company, who at the age of 12 did his first tattoo on one of his friends. Myke had a really rough start in life, from being homeless to getting mixed up with the wrong crowd, getting into drugs and being in prison for a number of years. He couldn’t find a job and needed a way to make money, and once he got sober, he was able to focus on his passion.Go To Episode
EPISODE 15 – Legislation and the Future of the Tattoo Industry With Mario Barth.
Our INK-Credible guest today is Mario Barth, world-renowned celebrity tattoo artist and owner of Starlight Tattoo, a studio based in three different locations around the US. He is also the owner of King Ink in Foxwoods, Connecticut; Mario Bath Tattoo in Graz, Austria; and founder of the internationally loved INTENZE ink products.Go To Episode
EPISODE 14 – Becoming a Microblading Trailblazer, with Emily Joy.
We are joined today by the awesome Emily Joy – a woman whose resume reads like a brow professional’s dream. She gained top notch training from legendary international eye brow masters like Anastasia Soar Beverly and Branko Babic.Go To Episode
EPISODE 13 – The Sacred Art of Tattooing, with Franco Vescovi.
How good do you have to be to land clients like Britney Spears, Korn and Travis Barker? Our guest today has been tattooing for 25 years, specializing in black and grey realism, and is the owner of both Vatican Studios and Bishop Tattoo Supply. It is none other than Franco Vescovi, who talks to us about intention in your artistry and the importance of understanding the sacred nature of tattooing.Go To Episode
EPISODE 12 – A Pioneering Family Business, With Eric Chou.
Today you’ll be hearing from a very special person in the cosmetic tattoo world, Eric Chou, who is the owner, director and product designer for Mei-Cha Global. His parents invented the very first linear rotary device that is designed specifically for cosmetic tattoo artists, and their brand dates back 36 years when the cosmetic tattoo industry was still in its infancy.Go To Episode
EPISODE 11 – Personal Growth and the Law of Attraction in the Permanent Makeup Industry, with Daria Chuprys.
Today on the INK-Credible Podcast we are joined by the amazing and inspiring Daria Chruprys! As a business owner and artist, she is the founder of Daria Chuprys Permanent Makeup Studio and Academy in Beverly Hills where she runs workshops and teaches the next generation of artists about the industry we all love so much. Her academy was actually the first to focus on microblading in the US and she opened up after moving from Greece and being born in Belarus!Go To Episode
EPISODE 10 – Building a Reputable Global Brand in the Permanent Makeup Removal Space, With Lorena Oberg.
On this episode of the INK-Credible Podcast we are joined by Lorena Oberg. Lorena is a laser tattoo removal specialist. She is also an instructor for laser treatments as well and has gone all over Europe and even here in the United States. She teaches doctors and other practitioners how to safely perform laser tattoo removal, including areas like eyes for eyeliner, which is absolutely incredible!Go To Episode
EPISODE 9 – How to Foster an Incredible Work Ethic and Satisfy the Constant Artistic Hunger, With Kostace Angelopulous.
Today on the show we are joined by Kostace Angelopulous, a male permanent makeup artist who is pushing himself to reach for the stars. Kostace surrounded by one of the most influential people in permanent makeup who also happens to be his wife, Daria Chuprys. Together, they practice their permanent makeup art in their Beverly hills studio and they also have a studio in Greece, the incredible Daria Chuprys Permanent Makeup Studio and Academy.Go To Episode
EPISODE 8 – Overcoming Health Struggles and Body Dysmorphia Through Permanent Makeup, With Kevin Langley
Joining us today, from St Helen’s Merseyside in the UK, is permanent makeup and scalp micro pigmentation expert, Kevin Langley. Kevin is the owner of KL Permanent Makeup and Scalp Studios. He and his team help their clients to look and feel their absolute best. Kevin is no stranger to wanting to look good and feel good himselfGo To Episode
EPISODE 7 – Sandy Brows, Luminous Lips and Amore Eyeliner with Nhung Phan.
On the show today we welcome Nhung Phan all the way from Vietnam! She is a permanent makeup artist with over ten years of experience who has traveled the globe delighting her clients with her world renowned work. In our conversation we cover some of Nhung’s history and how she found herself in the industry, tattoo culture in Vietnam, and some of the popular techniques and styles at the moment.Go To Episode
EPISODE 6 – Creating Opportunities In the Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Industry, With Liz Cook.
Welcome back to another episode of Valerie Weber’s INK-Credible Podcast, a show dedicated to the people of tattoo arts. On today’s episode we welcome Liz Cook, the co-owner of Rebel Muse Tattoo and creator of Ever After Pigments. Her amazing artwork gave her not just a recognized name in the tattoo industry, but amazing opportunities to work with some of the best in the business.Go To Episode
EPISODE 5 – Scalp Micropigmentation with John Chandler
Welcome back to another episode of Valerie Weber’s INK-Credible Podcast. Today we are joined by John Chandler, the first-ever scalp micropigmentation technician on our show! John talks about exchanging his six-figure income job for the SMP profession – an industry which has affected him personally. We discuss the necessity for adequate training, the issues with industry standards and why apprenticeships should be the foundation of a career in this field. John talks about his wife’s continuous support and how she keeps him competitive in his business.Go To Episode
EPISODE 4 – Setting High Standards and Practicing Accountability As An Artist, With Zoe Hughes.
Welcome back to another episode of Valerie Weber’s INK-Credible Podcast. Today on the show we are joined by Permanent makeup artist, Zoe Hughes, from Timeless Tattoo in South Wales. Zoe and her husband co-own the studio together, where they have a couple of apprentices and full-time body artists, with Zoe being the only permanent makeup artist. She is mom to a five-year-old and wife to a tattooer of 16-years, who is well-known in the industry for his clean and consistent workGo To Episode
EPISODE 3 – Looking Back at the Permanent Makeup Industry with Robin Pels.
Hey everyone and welcome back to the INK-Credible Podcast! Today our guest is another industry veteran with literal decades of experience in the permanent makeup game, none other than Robin Pels. She is still working in the field out in California and continues to teach, learn and sharpen her skills along the way.Go To Episode
EPISODE 2 – Manufacturing Better Machines with Gaston Siciliano from FK Irons.
In this episode of the podcast we welcome Gaston Siciliano who is the CEO of FK Irons! Gaston has been making high quality and improved tattoo machinery for the better part of the last decade and he is here to tell us all about his professional journey and how he got to where he is today.Go To Episode
EPISODE 1 – The Truth About Pigments and Undertones, with Elizabeth Finch Howell
Hello and welcome to the INK-Credible Podcast where we will be exploring the world of body art, cosmetic tattoos, and everything in between. For our first episode we are joined by Elizabeth Finch Howell, who is a pigment scientist with decades of experience in the permanent makeup game. She is here to tell us all about pigments, colors, and the science behind how they are made and used.Go To Episode