Our Professionals

Rose Marie

Beau Institute founder Rose Marie Beauchemin-Verzella is an internationally acclaimed expert in the field of permanent cosmetics, areola tattooing, and permanent camouflage with more than 25 years of experience as an industry leading practitioner, trainer, and speaker.

Her extensive training and experience include facial morphology, paramedical cosmetics, color theory and analysis. She is known among colleagues as ‘The Brow Doctor’ for her ability to create natural-looking, beautiful hair-simulated eyebrows personally designed for her clients’ unique faces.

Rose Marie’s extraordinary teaching abilities pave the way to molding her students into excellent practitioners. Her patience and thoroughness allow her to educate students in the physical skills while instilling the confidence they need to launch their own successful permanent makeup careers. Rose Marie played an integral role in developing New Jersey State Regulations for the practice and training of permanent makeup

Rose Marie holds many certifications and accreditations including:

Certified Trainer and Founding Board Member and Diplomat of the American Academy of Micropigmentation (AAM)

Approved permanent cosmetic trainer and a Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional (CPCP) by the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP).

Maria Concepcion

Maria Concepcion comes to us with a wealth of experience in the aesthetic and cosmetic fields. Maria is a certified instructor with over 12 years of permanent makeup experience as well as paramedical training in areola tattooing and camouflage. She trained directly under Rose Marie and is an AAM certified professional and an SPCP member. In addition, she is also a licensed makeup artist and cosmetologist. Maria is a breast cancer survivor, and performing and teaching 3-Dimensional areola tattooing is something that is deeply heartfelt for her. She is an amazing addition to our Beau team. In addition to being an instructor for our monthly primary training classes and advanced classes, she will also be handling all apprenticeships. Maria’s skill and patience has given our trainees and our apprentices’ great confidence. She is everything one would want and expect in a fantastic instructor. She is also an amazing practitioner whose work stands above the rest. She creates beautiful natural hair stroke brows to compliment every face structure, eyeliner that will make your eyes pop and sparkle, and lip liner and shading that will enhance and make your lips appear fuller. Visit our procedure gallery to see samples of her work.

Joan O’Donnell

Joan O’Donnell has over 25 years of experience teaching and working in cosmetology. Joan brings an unparalleled knowledge of color theory and facial structure to her work as a permanent cosmetic practitioner. She also owned a salon for 10 of those years, where she specialized in hair and makeup. Now, Joan has successfully taken her talents to the world of permanent cosmetics.

Joan’s experience in permanent makeup includes: apprenticing Beau Institute graduates to help them launch their new careers, advanced training in Areola Tattooing, Microblading Fusion and Phi Brow Microblading. She is also certified in Microneedling.

Joan is an active member of both the American Academy of Micropigmentation (AAM) and the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP). She is a highly skilled artist, whose keen eye and attention to detail always comes through in her permanent cosmetics. Her clients are continually impressed with her professionalism and the great rapport she builds with them.

When she’s not making her clients look more beautiful, Joan loves biking, running, and the art of scrapbooking.

Kristine Blesi

Kristine Blesi is a permanent cosmetic practitioner with more than 9 years of experience. Before completing her primary training course at Beau Institute, she worked as a professional makeup artist doing editorial work in New York City and Los Angeles. Kristine brings her understanding of color and facial structure that she developed as a makeup artist to her work as a practitioner.

Kristine worked at several different medical spas as a permanent cosmetic practitioner before joining the Beau Institute team. She has continued to hone her skills by studying under industry leaders, including Tina Davies. Kristine creates beautiful permanent eyeliner, lips, and powder-filled eyebrows. She specializes in Microblading which is her most in demand procedure here at the Beau Institute. Kristine is also an experienced and knowledgeable Microblading instructor.

Kristine has always been passionate about makeup and shaping eyebrows, and it shows in her work. When she’s not creating beautiful brows for her clients, she loves to spend quality time with her husband and son.

Maria DeSantis

Maria DeSantis has been an AAM board certified diplomat, and New Jersey state-licensed cosmetologist since 1984.
Her expertise and desire to form close relationships with her clients makes her a top professional in her field. Maria understands and values the importance of quality customer service.

Maria routinely continues advance education courses to master her techniques. Her extensive training has earned her certifications in multiple methods used when performing procedures to achieve the desired look for each individual’s requests.
Maria’s specialty in color correction (the most commonly requested service), lip reshaping and areola restoration after reconstructive breast surgery has earned her great recognition with local plastic surgeons in New Jersey.
Maria also works with alopecia clients that have lost their eyebrows and eyelash hairs.

Maria DeSantis has continued her extensive education and master training throughout the years of her permanent cosmetic career, leading her to become an AAM CMI Instructor.

Carrie Maldonato

Carrie is an all-round expert micropigmentation artist. Both men and women will experience the benefits of cosmetic and medical tattooing techniques to enhance their own beauty. Carrie has over 15 years of experience and training and is a master educator for various methods. She has worked with over a dozen doctors in the tri-state area. Carrie uses a synergetic approach to her work. Each client will be assessed as to which technique is best suited for their needs so as to achieve the best results safely and with the least amount of down time. Carrie is a consummate expert with an artistic talent and special interest in helping women who have suffered the pain and emotional trauma of mastectomy. She provides the incredibly valuable service of nipple and areola tattooing as a final step in breast reconstruction. In addition, Carrie is personable and professional, and she creates a comfortable environment for patients.

Carrie is known for designing and creating soft, subtle, and beautiful eyebrows using advanced techniques in hair simulation giving movement, depth, and dimension. As a licensed makeup artist, tattoo artist and skin therapist, her ability to form fit the perfect eyebrow for you is exceptional.

Our Staff

Rosa Guilardi
Donna Swider
Dalila Dominguez
Gina Fowler
Penny Still
Stephanie Moschella


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