Born and raised in the Silicon Valley Ofelia is proud mother to three beautiful children. This Latina mix has found her home in Los Gatos for years and is now bringing her expertise and knowledge to this wonderful spa!! She has always had inspiration surrounding her. She tapped into her passion for art, makeup, photography, fashion, and beauty over 10 years ago. Growing up with makeup as a passion, makeup soon became a new favorite, whether it was on paper or on faces. She took it seriously when she was doing all of her friends makeup ALL the time. Ofelia was the go to gal for family and friends for dances, weddings, showers, a night out on the town, and everything in between.
With her ever growing passion getting stronger, Ofelia decided to get a job doing makeup and soon became a National Makeup Artist to the most prestigious makeup lines. Soon after she became an aesthetician, and learned more about skin care. She has taken several advanced workshops for skin care and makeup since then and always eager to educate herself more and more in this ever growing field and expand by learning new mediums and techniques. She is certified Peel and Skin Expert. The beauty industry is constantly evolving; you either evolve with it or fall behind.
As a makeup artist, Ofelia can enhance anyone's natural beauty but can also create more dramatic, glamorous, fun looks using assorted colors and techniques. She works with clients to achieve the look they want and that will work the best for each individual project. Ofelia is a perfectionist when it comes to her work, so no detail goes unnoticed. She truly enjoys every minute of her job as a makeup artist and aesthetician. It allows room to be creative and let her artistic abilities flow because the possibilities are endless! Ofelia's extensive referral list ranges from Monterey to New York!
Ofelia has worked at a couple of salons/spas where she was the key makeup artists for brides, wedding parties, fashion shows, proms, graduations, as well as other special occasions. After she started freelancing she soon realized the true passion lies with on-going relationships with her clients. From there the doors started to open having met some wonderful individuals that she continues to network with. Aside from being a highly sought out makeup artist Ofelia is also the top Latina Plus Size Model in the Bay Area represented by top modeling agencies in the Country. This has helped to learn and continue to grow having worked with some of the best makeup artists, hair dressers and photographers in the Nation! She has helped create fashion shows and photoshoots around the Bay Area and has work that has been featured in San Jose Magazine, The Knot and Bay Area Weddings!
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself".