How did I get here? Tattooing.
I am an artist. I am also a breast cancer survivor. That's the reason this business began. Doing this work means the world to me! This is my opportunity to help using my creative gifts to be a step in your story.
I’ve been drawing since the beginning of time. I remember elementary school art class projects, always art, always. My senior year of high school, I created a national award-winning oil painting. THAT is what sent me to art school and the realization that art would be my future. It is my soul and what I love to do. Every time I complete a project, I stand back truly amazed at what I made. I have experimented with many mediums and media over the years. Everyone has a gift and this is mine.
At 53, I was given my breast cancer diagnosis. I believe life is a journey. You learn from each experience and know there is always a lesson. Breast cancer was quite a lesson for me. I never thought it would be me. At the end of the whirlwind of tests and treatment, my daughter put it best in a Facebook post “4 months of chemo, 12-hour surgery, 5 weeks of radiation, a stage 4 scare, a positive BRCA2 gene, a couple battle scars, and 2 new boobs later......SHE'S DONE WITH TREATMENT!!!!
When I saw a video on scar camouflage and then found areola tattooing, well, that was my path. For a long time before my diagnosis my question had been “how can I take this incredible gift and use it to help others”? I finally found my answer, and my cancer journey made it the perfect field. There are so many things that will never be the same after a major hiccup in your journey.
My gift for color and my ability to create will be used to match your skin tone and make your scars seemingly disappear. If you are having areola tattoo done, you will be amazed. This is what I do. This is what I choose to use my gift for, to help you heal.