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Erik Berntsen, CPCP, is an advanced permanent cosmetic makeup practitioner but his clients simply consider him a talented artist who effortlessly transforms their eyes, brows, and lips. With a career in permanent cosmetics spanning nearly a decade, he has worked with celebrities in the music and film industries and has been a regular contributer to local and national publications.

Sought after by savvy clients for his expert eyebrow design and cutting edge techniques, Erik brings experience & skill to his work developed from apprenticing alongside some of the makeup industry's elite including Chanel, Smashbox, and Mac Cosmetics. He combines top of the line products and treatments with an open and communicative approach, giving clients both immediate, long lasting, and aesthetically pleasing results with an overall sense of well being.

Erik was raised in Portland and in 1994 moved to Los Angeles where he did all his permanent cosmetics training. He returned to Oregon and began his career in cosmetic tattooing in 2009.

Erik attended the Award Studio in Los Angeles where he received his initial media makeup training for camera makeup, film, television, and runway. Erik continually perfects his permanent cosmetic makeup technique and knowledge by regularly investing in advanced training with only the best instructors the industry has to offer. He is a State of Oregon licensed Permanent Makeup Artist and a member of the American Academy of Micropigmentation (AAM) and the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP), earning a CPCP (Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional) accreditation status in 2012.



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