Third Annual Christmas in July Specials! 

Am I the only one thinking about the gift of giving this Christmas? My Third Annual Christmas in July Specials are not merely a way for you to grab incredible deals on your favorite services, but quite honestly it’s another…

May I Do Your Nails Please?

May I do your nails, please? That will be the question I will ask many of you in a few months. If you don’t already know,  I’ve decided to go back to school to get my Manicurist license. Yay! Today…

Opening an Additional Location Near You

Where is my next location going to be? In your home, office, or hotel room of course! Just about anywhere at your location where I can perform the following spa services for you: Airbrush Makeup Organic Airbrush Spray Tanning Lash…

Happier, Healthier, Skinnier Summer Special

I think everybody looks happier, healthier,  and skinnier with a gorgeous tan!  You don’t need one?  I bet you know someone who does!  😂 It’s never too early or too gloomy to start thinking about how often you or someone…

Transformation Tuesday

A friend once told me that she told  someone else,  “I can give you a makeover, but if you want a transformation, you should go see Monique Powers.” One of the greatest joys of my profession is being able to…

New Beginnings this Spring

Today is the first day of Spring so I had to spring into action and change up my makeup look. This is the season for new beginnings. This is also the first time I can say I think I actually…

Something About Mary

I’m so grateful for busy days like yesterday! I did lashes, spray tanning, a facial, and I got to end my day by doing what I love to do the most: Eyebrows and Makeup!

Muse of the Month: Laurie Jacobson

There are many words that come to mind when I think about Laurie Jacobson and her beautiful smile! She is kind, considerate, and loves to make herself available to serve others. For a long time I’ve been wanting to spend…

New Gift: Lash Lift 25% off

A Lash Lift makes your natural lashes look like Lash Extensions for 6-8 weeks. WHAT is it? This is an alternative, NO MAINTENANCE lash solution for those that like the look of lash extensions but are too sensitive or not interested…

25% off V Day

I bet your guy is sweating right now because he thought he got you everything you wanted for Christmas and he is fresh out of ideas for Valentine’s Day. He really doesn’t want your help but he desperately needs your…

About Last Night… $50 Off

You’ve heard me say this before… the best time to practice your makeup skills is at night time.  The results can lead to another opportunity to take a great selfie… or leave you with thoughts of finally taking a Makeup…

2017 Brow Goals

Who do you know that has brow goals this year? Tell them about my Brow Hero brush. If it can create realistic brow hairs on a sheet of paper, imagine what it can do for you? For every brush sold,…

2017 Red Devotion

Happy New Year! I’m starting the year off “red” with Milani’s “Devotion” Amore Matte Lip Creme. I love, love, love this color and will now be wearing this for quite some time (at least through the Winter season). I’m also…

Goodbye 2016

The year 2016 has been another full year of different makeup looks, the beginning of big dreams, and long hours working in my studio. I’m super grateful for the life, love and inspiration I got to experience this year. I’m…

Audience of One

I always have a patient audience of one whenever I’m putting on my makeup. But today he wasn’t having any of it! 

The Makeup Bullet

My new personal favorite! The best beauty blender I’ve ever used because it does what no other beauty blender does and I’ve used many of them.  The Makeup Bullet effortlessly and precisely apples makeup products in the corner of the…

B.Y.O.B. and receive 15% off

Who do you know that is missing eyebrow hairs due to a scar, cancer treatment, alopecia or genetics? This Christmas give them the hope of finally being able to create realistic eyebrow hairs with their very own 3-n-1 Brow Hero…

Black Friday Package Deals

Now that the holiday season is upon us, here are some Black Friday Package Deals to help you save money on your beauty needs AND some suggestions if you’re thinking about giving the “Gift of Beauty” this holiday season: 4…

Share The News!

You can always book me anytime on Styleseat!  It’s super easy…. styleseat.com/i/moniquepowers.  I’m open 10am-0pm Monday-Thursday; 10-6 on Fridays and 9-5 on Saturdays and you can call/text anytime (310) 869-8383.

After Hours

Open 10am-10pm Monday – Thursday; 10-6 on Fridays and 9-5 on Saturdays.  By appointment only.  Call/text anytime (310) 869-8383.

Happy Halloween

Madam Lady Cat says HAPPY HALLOWEEN…meow!!! More detailed pics can be seen on my instagram acct @monique_powers. In the meantime, I could not have pulled off this look without #milanicosmetics Prime Shield Mattifying+Pore-Minimizing Face Primer, Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation…

Four More Years! Four More Years!

Four years ago this month I moved my studio to Santa Monica and I’m super grateful to God to be there to provide exceptional beauty services that simplify women’s everyday beauty routines. I look forward to the next 4 years…

Christina’s Makeup Lesson

One day last week I got to end my day doing what I love the most in my career… teaching women how to put on their makeup.  Christina was my latest student.  I did her left side and she did…

Please Help Donate a Brush

Just a friendly reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on October 24, I’ll once again be facilitating a free makeup lesson for the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good, Feel Better” program at the Cancer Support Community Center in West…

3-n-1 Brow Hero Brush Intro

Just a quick introduction to my new 3-n-1 Brow Hero Brush demonstrating my Faux Real Brow technique. This brush helps you recreate realistic AND natural looking eyebrows in minutes. Read reviews at http://www.browhero.com A more detailed video will be coming soon.…

Christmas in July Specials

I’m told by many that they like my service package deals because a prepaid services feels like a free service at the time. I love it! Package deals are usually reserved exclusively for Members only, but it is that time…

Going Dark

I never wear dark lipsticks. I think I can get used to this!

Giving You Lip Service

After the party, what does this makeup artist do? Goes home to play with her makeup of course! Good night!

That ’70s Show

This afternoon I’m going to a ’70s themed 50th birthday party. I had to pull from my closet and channel Rhoda which was the spinoff from the Mary Tyler Moore show. This is what I came up with: Head scarf…

A Brows Best Friend

FREE SHIPPING JULY 21ST & 22ND ONLY! USE CODE MP4FREE This is not tattooing. This is not microbladIng. This is my new 3-n-1 Brow Hero Brush. When used with an eyebrow gel, it can do what no other eyebrow brush…

Free Makeup Lesson

Are you a woman undergoing or have completed cancer treatment?  Do you know of anyone else? If so, you/she are (is) invited to attend the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good, Feel Better” class that I will be facilitating on Monday,…

Summer Spray-cation Deal

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the fun and excitement of what’s to come this Summer and It’s been a while since I’ve offered a special on my airbrush tanning packages, so here it is: Eight (8) organic spray tans for…

For Your Eyes Only $50 Off

Youtube is great and sad at the same time.  The great part is that you can listen to, search for and find just about anything or anyone relevant you might be interested in learning something from, including how to apply…

Get the Look

For those of you that admired my most recent personal makeup application, I thought it would be nice to share with you the products that I used… in case you’re interested. First, the way you prep your skin will determine…

Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to my Mom … a modern day Proverbs 31 woman! As a single, 24 year old mother of three (twins plus my sister 13 months later) my mom cooked, cleaned, made all of our clothes, curtains, and…

$20 Airbrush Tan Special

Sign up for my blog to receive a beautiful airbrush tan for only $20 (reg. $65). If you’ve never received an airbrush spray tan, you’re in for a treat! To have a successful spray tanning experience, please read the Do’s,…

Eyelashes 101

Do you like the look of strip eyelashes but you don’t know how to 1) put them on properly; 2) have them stay on all day and night; or 3) make them look clean and pretty? With this lesson you…

Prom Makeup at Last Year’s Prices

This year is flying by so fast and Prom will be here before you know it! I’m reminded of this because calls are now starting to come in for Prom makeup appointments. If you’re interested, call (310) 869-8383 to book…

February Transformation

  I met Megan Roberts 10 years ago for her bridal makeup preview and we’ve remained friends ever since. She drove 2 1/2 hours to meet with me that day and she continues to make the drive whenever she wants…

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

Ok Girls!  Only 3 days left to tell him what you really want for Valentine’s Day:  To be your own kind of Beautiful of course!   This week only 25% off all Gift Certificate purchases for Makeup Lessons, Makeup Applications…

End of January Special

Mention this ad and receive 50% off a full set of lash extensions when you purchase the aftercare kit. Only 3 spots left! 310-869-8383 www.moniquepowers.com

Sponges are Superior

I can gently touch a person’s skin with my eyes closed and can tell if he/she is merely using their hands with a cleanser to clean the face. To effectively free your face of dirt, makeup and flakey skin, you…

Let’s Make YOUR FACE Great Again!

Does your feet feel great, but your face doesn’t? Why will you let someone take care of the skin on your feet that is covered up all day long, but refuse to let anyone take care of the skin on…

The Best Eyeliner

I’m always looking for a waterproof eyeliner that will stay put on the waterline and ‪Milani‬ Cosmetics has one called “Supreme Kohl Kajal Eyeliner.” It’s inexpensive ($6.99), highly effective, and can be found online or at your favorite drugstore like…

January Transformation

I want to transform your eyebrows and makeup for free! I really love what I do and I’ve decided that I’m going to do a free makeup and eyebrow transformation for one lucky lady/teenager every month this year. Maybe more.…

3 1/2 Weeks

I forgot to take an “after” picture, but today this is what my client’s lash extensions looked like AFTER I gave her a full set 3 1/2 WEEKS AGO! She went on vacation, swam in the ocean and her lashes…

Let’s Be United!

This election year, let’s be united by learning how to do the splits by Nov. 6th. Let’s share our progress on the 6th of every month. Are you with me? #splitsbynov6th #moniquepowers #oxymoron #2016presidentialelection

2016 Eyebrows

First brows for 2016: Mine! This is my secret to what I do to myself everyday to create realistic eyebrows. Please note: The following steps work best on properly shaped, sparse or missing eyebrow hairs. You will need a magnifying…

Have a Joyful 2016!

My heart is filled with joy when I think about 2015 and all those that have given me their friendship, supported my business and trusted me with their pain, struggles and successes! I’m also joyful for all the love I…

Tell Him What You Want

A guy called today to purchase a gift certificate for his girlfriend (whom I’ve never met before) because on her Christmas list was a “Makeup Lesson by Monique Powers.” Awww! Ladies reduce his anxiety and tell him what you really…

Full Circle of My Life

This picture was taken on the final day of training to be certified as an Oncology Esthetician. Most people know that my career actually began with a desire to give back to the community by helping cancer patients through the…

Here I Am!

Day 2 (that I know of) and my website is still not visible online because my hosting company is having major issues with their server. In the meantime, find my info and book your services at www.styleseat.com/moniquepowers. Of course, you…

Teen Back To School Makeup Lessons August 10 – 15th

Send your beautiful girl back to school having learned something new and fun this Summer: How to properly do her own makeup! In case you haven’t heard, my makeup lessons are both practical and enjoyable for teenagers of all ages…

New Happy Hours = You Save Money

You’ve spoken and now I have finally listened. You can now come in on your lunch break Mon-Thurs and/or Fridays after work to receive the following most popular services at a discount: – Eyebrow Tweezing – $25 (reg. $45) –…

Christmas in July

I love doing makeup and according to my Yelp reviews, I’m one of the best, so I’ve decided to create the following “Christmas in July Special”: Package of 3 Airbrush Makeup Applications (includes lashes) for $315 (reg. $200/each). It never…

New Location

I’m now actively on Instagram (monique_powers) so please: 1) Find me 2) Follow me 3) Favorite me Thank you so much!!

What Can New Brows Do for You or Her?

Do you or someone you know have very little or no eyebrow hairs due to alopecia, cancer treatment, ovewaxing, etc? I’m currently working on perfecting a new eyebrow creation technique that does not involve surgery, glue or serums. I’m looking…

Do You Carry a “Cosmetic” or “Make Up” Bag?

I don’t carry a “cosmetic” bag because I apply my cosmetics in the morning in such a way that touch-ups are not necessary. I do, however, carry a “make up” bag. It contains the 7 things I need to function…

1st Day of Summer Special Packages

Looking your best for Summer activities such as barbeques, beach parties, and family vacations should never be a high maintenance option. Decide to show up looking maintenance free with a gorgeous, long lasting tan and naturally beautiful lash extensions at…

Throw Back Thursday

To all my favorite Marinello Students! You made teaching fun and I miss you! Remember this fun project we did: #TBT #marinelloschoolsofbeauty Flip This Treatment Room @ Marinello School of Beauty

I use Bioelements products on my skin and in my treatment room. This post on their blog really resonated with me because I have conversations like this with some of my clients all the time: 1. You’re over-cleansing. Cleansing twice…

Get Your Summer Back!

Are you currently enjoying clear skin on your face, but suffering from embarrassing acne breakouts on your back and shoulders? If so, schedule a series of effective skin treatments today. The first day of Summer is June 21st and it’s…

High Frequency Express

This is a 30 minute skin treatment for those that are in between facials and are tempted to “pick” at existing breakouts. This intensive treatment uses the latest technology to deeply purify and promote healing of the skin. It starts…

Do You Like To Give and Receive?

Because so many of you have repeatedly told me that you get frequent compliments on the services that you receive from me, I now have for you FREE Gift Cards to give away. How many do you want? For every…

Beat!

I did makeup yesterday for two clients going to the Grammys and this is what they had to say: “Hi Monique! Thanks again for this weekend. We received soooooo many compliments on our face. Beat!”

30% Off Eyelash Extensions for Valentines Day

Show up and say “Yes”, “I do” or whatever else that matters with a full set of beautiful, semi-permanent, natural looking eyelash extensions. Be the envy of your friends and strangers alike as you wake up beautiful with one less…

I’m Back and I’m Proud

It’s been 8 months since my last communication and it’s not because I didn’t have anything to say. It’s just that I’ve been saying it somewhere else. But I’m BACK and I’m proud to say that 2014 was a great…

Another Beautiful Bride

I did Kimberly Weatherspoon’s hair and makeup for her wedding on April 19th, and she left me this glowing review today: “My experience with Monique Powers was simply tops! I was a busy bride flying in from Washington, DC to…

Tinting on Tuesdays

Hey there Boys and Girls! Throw away your mascara and wake up on the dark side this Summer when you get your lashes and brows tinted at Monique Powers Beauty Boutique. It’s safe, fast and lasts up to 6 weeks.…

Love Endures Another Year Forever

One year ago today, Lindsey married Jonathan Unger and afterwards she had these encouraging words to say about my services: “I had the pleasure of having Monique Powers do my makeup for my wedding on February 17, 2013. Monique was…

HERstory Continues

In honor of Black History Month, here are the latest highlights to my portfolio:

Tweeze Baby Tweeze

“Never mistake Someone who shapes Your eyebrows with wax As knowing the facts Of what it takes To ultimately create A perfectly BEAUTIFUL EYEBROW.”

Save Money on Premium Services

Last year, my clients collectively received over $20,000 in beauty services from me by way of referrals, membership incentives, service packages, etc. Here’s how you too can save money on my premium beauty services: 1) Refer a Friend. For every…

Beautiful December Bride

Carmen Colson got married on December 21, 2013 and posted this review on Weddingwire and TheKnot: “Monique is the BEST at beauty treatments of all kinds! She did my make-up for my wedding and I have never felt or looked…

Try A BLT Routine

Attention All Moms! If you desire to reclaim some semblance of personal beauty (in your eyes only…who cares what everyone else thinks), try a BLT routine every three weeks. Brows, Lashes, Tanning! This is a new year, for a new…

Soliciting Referrals

I’m looking for all South Asian Brides who are seeking premium beauty services on her wedding day. If you know of anyone, please share: (Flash Player required to view video) Thanks and I’d really appreciate it!

My People Have Spoken Once Again

Great news! I have just been inducted into The Knot’s Best of Weddings Hall of Fame! The Hall of Fame is an exclusive group of wedding professionals who have received The Knot’s Best of Weddings award four or more times.…

Choose to be Chocolate

Life is like a box of chocolate and today you can choose to be one of the pieces! If you’re tired of the “ordinarily orange” tanning experience, we’ve got some Caribbean Chocolate for you! Now thru January 31st, ask for…

2013 Highlights

I’m still collecting and organizing pictures from my 2013 brides, but here is a teaser video of last year’s highlights. Enjoy! (Flash Player required to view video)

Beauty Comes Out of This?

Hahahahaha! My recent Bride Eva Daboh sent me this professional picture along with her other beautiful pictures and at first glance I said to myself, “What’s this?” Then I laughed and said, “Oh it’s my makeup case!” You would think…

Next?

Who wants to get their makeup done? Are you next?

Just Doing My Job

This review is from the lovely Stacey Wibon who recently got married: “I used Monique’s services for tattoo cover up (I have a quarter sleeve on my arm) and for hair styling for myself and the bridal party. All I…

2014 Brings Good News

My first encouraging email in 2014: “We are excited to announce that your business has won the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for 2014, as determined by reviews from your past clients. The Couples’ Choice Awards recognize your business as…

Momma Used to Say…

My Mom always said, “What you do on the first of the year, you’ll do for the rest of the year.” So today I was determined to do nothing else but read my Bible, go shopping, exercise, practice Spanish, spend…

Final Thoughts… Comments

I worked a full day today while reflecting on how much God has blessed my business this year! I’m looking forward to God taking Monique Powers Beauty Boutique to another level in 2014! In the meantime, I’ll do my best…

Last But Not Least

This past Saturday, December 28th, I woke up at 4:30am to do my final wedding for 2013 at the Los Angeles Sports Club. I have the best team and they did a beautiful job for Colby Perkins’ bridal party. Thanks…

#1 Original Xmas Gift

Be original this Holiday Season! Give the gift of eyelash extensions for just $95 (reg. $250). Call 310-869-8383 TODAY for your gift certificates.

72 Hour Black Friday Deals

$50 Certificate for $100 worth of services (must use in a single visit) – $25 for 1 Year Membership at Monique Powers Beauty Boutique (reg. $50) – $50 for 2 year Membership at Monique Powers Beauty Boutique (reg. $75) If…