Shirley Marin, owner of Unyozi Beauty
AWARD FINALIST PERMANENT MAKEUP SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR IN 2018 & 2019
Shirley’s Cosmetic Tattooing career began in 2016. She is a talented technician and Micropigmentation specialist. She pours her passion into each and every client she works with is unique for her. Shirley became involved in Micropigmentation after moving to Canada.
Interestingly, Shirley began her journey in the beauty industry when she was just fourteen years old in Lima-Peru. She worked in the most high-end hair salons in Lima. After few years of shampooing and assisting many renowned Peruvian stylists. She wanted to be the one behind the chair and started beauty school and while there she attended as many extra classes as she could until got her certifications. With some years doing hair professionally Shirley realized that the thing she enjoyed the most was getting to know her clients. Understanding her client’s personality and lifestyle helps to create the best look for each individual.
Shirley moved to Spain to continue her training and it didn’t take her too long before deciding to open and operate her own successful hair salon in Barcelona. “Unyozi Salon” for 10 years. But Shirley’s determination went beyond and step out of her comfort zone and moved to Canada where she was introduced to Permanent Makeup during a beauty event.
Having completed her apprenticeship in Permanent Makeup and Medical Micropigmentation in Brazil, Spain and Canada. Shirley promptly found her true passion for Cosmetic Tattooing and Micropigmentation. Shirley always likes being up to date on the latest trends in cosmetic tattooing and decided to go abroad to improve and perfect the techniques acquired. Shirley traveled to England to train by the extremely most competent leading authorities in cosmetic tattooing and micropigmentation.
Satisfactorily completing her master certification program in Permanent Makeup with Debbie Clifford a reputable micropigmentation expert, who worked closely perfecting Shirley’s skills in Permanent Makeup. And in Medical Micropigmentation Shirley went to Haywards Heath-UK to spent time with Kelly Forshaw a widely respected Artist to completing a master class in Areola Pigmentation and Scars Camouflaging perfecting techniques for all aspects of Medical Tattooing.
In Scalp Micropigmentation Shirley trained with 3 of the best qualified SMP artists worldwide in Scalp Micropigmentation. Matthew Lulo from Scalp-Micro USA, being her first hand SMP trainer. She learnt his SMP skills like camouflaging scars from hair transplant, alopecia, adding density and hairlines. 2 years later Shirley went back to New York to spend time with the SMP renowned experts, Jonathan Gerow and Erik Roberto to completing a master class program perfecting and elevating Shirley’s skills on advanced techniques in Scalp Micropigmentation.
Shirley is passionate and a meticulous when it comes to creating the look you want and moreover possess a unique approach gained from training internationally. Having a hairstylist background has empowered her career in Micropigmentation.
“Cosmetic Tattooing to me is one of the most rewarding treatments I have done. It can transform a person’s life. I get to make every person that visit my clinic feels tremendous about themselves. I genuinely love meeting new people and everyone has a unique story, requires a different look and I get to help them accomplish it.”
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