About Me

The Scoop:

Kelli Thomsen is a Portland, Oregon native specializing in skin health & wellness. She holds her Aesthetics License and is a certified makeup artist experienced in bridal, portrait, commercial & editorial, TV & Film, including airbrush application & natural hair styling. With a history of skin inflammation and using makeup to cover it up, Kelli turned to medical grade aesthetics, cosmeceutical grade makeup and natural & botanical ingredients to repair her skin and begin an organic journey towards feeling comfortable in her skin and valuing makeup for it's highlighting qualities.

In 2004, Kelli found a new confidence from her healthy and glowing skin  She ventured to aesthetic trade shows and attended professional makeup courses, including modeling & lighting workshops, where she learned the best in class product choices and using proper foundation types for our changing technology.  Kelli creates skin care regimens, day & evening makeup looks for teens to mature women and fosters green beauty practices in her chair when doing professional makeup artistry for her bridal parties.  

Kelli has gained the most insight from combining her knowledge and experience, to focus on educating and serving others. She teaches beauty & airbrush makeup at the Art of Makeup in the beautiful Pacific NW, which keeps her current and relatable with her practices and colleagues. She knows her lifestyle metamorphosis took over fifteen years of time and effort and she isn't going to take any short cuts when sharing her passion. The biggest reason why Kelli does what she does is because of the way she is making others feel. She has positioned herself to be an eco-beauty skin care resource and makeup expert by sharing how she brings out beauty with healthy intentions. Her message to others is to "embrace your beauty & own your wellness" 

embrace your beauty // Kelli is committed to conscious living and has learned that she feels happiest when she makes time to balance her personal values, style and beauty routine. She understands that everyone doesn't have an hour in the morning to get ready and that our lives are full and hectic, so she will customize a routine for your lifestyle. Whether you leave with 3 daily products, a dermal roller for at home care, you learn new non-toxic makeup brands for natural options or come in for treatments with Kelli monthly; she will care for you and show you how to embrace your personal beauty day to day.
own your wellness // when Kelli makes healthy decisions about what she puts into her body, her skin is a direct reflection. It has been a mission of Kelli's to minimize inflammation and weakness from the inside out. Her diet consists of more raw veggies, green juices, whole foods and she has even chosen to eliminate the processed garbage. Teaching herself and others new habits like dry brushing, aromatherapy and juicing, are a few of the ways Kelli has helped herself and others kick start a healthier lifestyle.
keep it clean // don't believe all the hype out there about the world of cosmetics turning GREEN - Kelli has done countless hours of research on toxic ingredients and which ones to steer clear of, and she isn't happy to report that there are very few companies that truly keep it clean. When you come to an appointment with Kelli, expect to get recommendations to replace anything toxic in your health and beauty routine. It's become her calling to make sure we are all learning to protect our precious bodies.

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My Beauty & Wellness Mission

My mission is to educate and inspire others to adopt a healthy and nourishing lifestyle so we can all feel well, do good, and be happy in our own skin. There are several ways to learn and grow with me.