Our Team of Professionals
Julie Nguyen - Eyebrow Guru/Permanent Make-Up Artist
Two Time “Best Brow” International Award Winner- American Academy of Micropigmentation.
Featured in Daily Candy as “Golden Arches” in Eyebrow Design
Featured in Washingtonian Magazine as ‘Best Reshaping Eyebrows”
International Cosmetology Instructor 1995 – Present
AAM Certified Micro-pigmentation Instructor
AAM Advanced Certification Expert
American Cancer Society; Volunteer since 2004
Member of the American Academy of Micro-Pigmentation and SPCP
Phillip Le - VP
Phillip has been in the beauty industry for over 20 years.
Norya Benachenhou - Senior Skin Care Specialist/Senior Esthetician
Norya joined us from Roxsan's Day Spa.With over 25 years of experience in the esthetic field, Norya brings her knowledge, expertise and exceptional customer care skills to perform an impeccable service. Norya assisted The School of Esthetics in France. Upon her arrival to the U.S. she joined salons like the ones at Garfinckel’s, Bloomingdale’s and Roxsan’s Day Spa, being at the last one for 25 years. Throughout her career, Norya has been featured twice in Allure Magazine in recognition of her waxing abilities and once on Channel 7 performing a facial live.
Ivetta Karapetian - Senior Esthetician/Certified Microblading Artist
Ivetta has been a dedicated Skin Care Specialist for 17 years! She’s held positions at various doctors’ offices in this area. Throughout her career, Ivetta has built an impeccable reputation in the skin care industry. She recently joined us from the Spa at Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase where she was the manager and a skin care specialist for seven years. She’s passionate about skin care in general but specializes in Dermaplaning, Microdermabrasion, Microneedling, Peels and Facials. She is also trained and certified in Microblading by Julie Nguyen.
Tiany Galante - Senior Skin Care Specialist/ Senior Esthetician/ Lash Lift Artist
While she was gone for 4 years in the UK, she continued to expand her Esthetician skills and understanding of skin care. Her travels allowed her to tour Europe and experiance European culture but also allowed her to sample some of Europe's best skin care practices and products. Skincare and skin health is her passion!
So, if you remember Tiany or would like to meet her and get an amazing facial or spa service, please ask our front desk professionals about her availability. Welcome home Tiany!
Karen Gonzales - Lash Artist/ Lash Lift Artist/ Esthetician
Karen has always had a love and passion for anything beauty. In 2016, she enrolled in the esthetics program at the Aveda Institute of Washington DC, where she graduated with the Best Waxing award. Under the guidance of Blu Water’s owner Julie Nguyen, Karen enrolled in the PHI academy where she earned both Classic and Volume Lash Certifications. In the time after she has also taken multiple speciality certification which include corrective lashing and Mega volume. When asked what her favorite lash style is; Karen excitingly answered textured volume because it creates a dimension that attracts attention to the clients eyes. Karen has become one of the area most popular lash artist due to her attention to detail and ever growing skill set. Karen currently offers classic lash extensions, specialty lash extensions, and Ellebana lash lifts.
Layla Nottham - Permanent Make Up Artist
Mon Termsak - Massage Therapist / Hot Herbal Massage Specialist
Mon was born in Thailand and has been a massage therapist for over 10 years. She previously worked at Jolie, Roxanne and Pure Beauty. Her specialty is Thai Massage, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Aromatherapy, and Thai Hot Herbal. Her passion is to make her guests feel better one person at a time.
Vera Tsaguriya - Massage Therapist
Vera is a National Certified Massage Therapist. She graduated from Potomac Massage Training Institute 2007 and is a member of NCBTMB. She specializes: in Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Swedish, Sports, Abhyanga, Seated, Prenatal Massage, Reflexology and Body Treatments. She is also a Reiki Master.
If you're looking to relax and rejuvenate your body, Vera's specialties include therapeutic massage in a professional, nurturing, and supportive environment where she can help her clients achieve rejuvenation, relaxation, balance, and body awareness.
Tony Le - Permanent Make-up Artist / Nail Care Specialist
Tony is an exceptional talented Scalp Micropigmentation artist known for his attention to detail and precision to provide the very best result to his customers. His goal is to perfectly matched to your existing hair while giving an undetectable natural result.Restoring confidence. Along with his expertise in Scalp Micropigmentation, he also specializes in Permanent Eyeliner for top and bottom lash lines.
Jenny Le - Certified Microblading Artist/ Nail Care Specialist
Kelly Tran - Certified Microblading Artist/ PHi Lash Artist/ Nail Care Specialist
Jon Vo - Nail Care Specialist - All types
Kim Huynh - Nail Care Specialist - All types
Yen Le - Nail Care Specialist - Natural Nails