JoAnn Persephone is a licensed beauty professional living and working in Seattle. After receiving her BA in Theater with an emphasis in Costume Design from UCLA's renowned school of Theater Film & Television, she was inspired to channel her creativity towards hair and makeup. She got her start in the industry working for beauty mecca Sephora, where she received intensive training in San Francisco, and had continuous brand and artistry trainings during her time there. While working at there, she finished beauty school in Santa Monica, and got her start at the legendary Doves salon. Over the years she has been fortunate enough to learn from and collaborate with many talented artists, stylists, and photographers. Her work has been featured on the Hallmark channel, The Knot, The Pop Fix, FabFitFun, and on the red carpet of the Emmys and Oscars.