Senior Lash Artist
Tracey is Novalash certified and was trained intensively by owner, Katie Kapoustsos. She is a longtime beauty professional committed to making women look and feel wonderful. She’s been actively involved in the beauty industry since 1989 as a licensed cosmetologist specializing in makeup. Tracey is known for her attention to detail and enjoys being able to create and customize her clients looks with makeup and lash extensions. Lash artistry is one of Tracey’s favorite aspects of her catalogue of beauty services.
“If the eyes are the "window to the soul", then long, dark lashes are the beautiful window treatments. Lash extensions give a woman confidence, and when a woman feels confident, she’s sexy.”
Meet Our Team
Master Lash Artist and Owner
Katie is a highly skilled professional eyelash extensionist with an abundance of lash training, certifications and experience. A national award-winning lash artist with more than fifteen years in the beauty industry as a licensed cosmetologist, Katie is passionate about the cutting-edge lash industry and sharing all the benefits lashes have to offer with her clients. Katie works with her clients to customize their lashes, taking into consideration their lifestyle, desired look, and eye shape. She is able to use advanced techniques such as volume, texturing, shaping, and styling to create the most optimal, full long-lasting lash look for each individual. She’s an advanced certified lash specialist committed to helping clients achieve the look they want by selecting the appropriate length, diameter, curl and extension type while never compromising the health and safety of the natural lashes.
Katie‘s lash artistry has been featured in several beauty industry magazines such as: Modern Salon, Beauty Launch Pad, Les Nouvelles Esthetiques and Spa, and The Knot Boston. In addition, The Knot has chosen The Lash Studio as a ‘Best of Boston’ pick for four consecutive years. The Lash Studio was inducted into The Knot Hall of Fame in 2016. Katie holds several awards and certifications recognizing her and the studio on a national level:
2002 Licensed Cosmetologist
2011 Novalash Certified
2012 Advanced Certification
2012 National winner in the Novalash Lash Off contest as the “Fan’s Choice”
2013 Worldwide finalist in the Novalash Lash Off contest
2013 Russian Volume Lash Certified by Lash FX
2014 Russian Volume Lash Certified by Sugarlash Pro
2013 - 2016 Best of The Knot
2015 Certified Trainer for Lash Affair
2016 The Knot Hall of Fame
After years of continued success in the lash industry, Katie has set out to build a team of highly skilled and reputable lash artists who have demonstrated a strong commitment to what is most important to The Lash Studio - the health and safety of each and every client’s lashes and the highest quality service standards and products available.
Senior Lash Artist
Erin became Novalash-certified to continue to help women feel beautiful and empowered. As a long-time fitness advocate and certified personal trainer, Erin is always looking for new ways to help women feel more confident. She’s a busy mother of three and immediately saw the positive impact her first set of lashes had on her. Not only were they time-saving and gorgeous, but they were also the perfect fit for her active lifestyle. Erin is also Boston Barre Certified. She’s a dedicated, committed, down-to-earth lashonista with a strong attention to detail and gentle touch. Her precision artistry and admiration for the health and beauty industry make her an expert lash artist with a unique vision.
“I have always enjoyed helping women create self-confidence, power, and body-mind awareness through health and fitness. Now, I can do it through beauty as well. Something as simple as lash extensions can make a woman feel vibrant, refreshed and dare I say, look a few years younger.”
Junior Lash Artist
Karina grew up loving art. Throughout her school years she realized she had a love of creating art through paintings, drawings, and mosaics. She later went on to become a licensed esthetician, learning she could express herself through the art of makeup. Upon becoming enthralled with the idea of creating art through lash design, Karina reached out to Lash Studio owner, Katie. She loves working with each client to create a look perfect for their I, and truly feels she has found her niche in the beauty industry.
"In my opinion the eyes are one of our most beautiful features, and so unique to each person. I love being able to accentuate that beauty, and simplify one's beauty routine at the same time."
Senior Lash Artist
Amanda is a seasoned, creative, Novalash certified beauty enthusiast. Lashes, makeup, tanning, and spa services are all in her arsenal of beauty industry skills. Amanda turned her passion for the industry into a career when attended the renowned Cosmix School of Make Up Artistry in Florida. She successfully mastered a variety of makeup artistry techniques and even showcased her makeup talent at Miami Fashion Week. Bubbly and with a strong aesthetic sense, Amanda has become a licensed esthetician and spa tech and is now an instructor. Now, Novalash certified, she loves doing lash extensions and finds it her most rewarding beauty endeavor. “I love making people feel good about themselves and enhancing their outer beauty to match their inner beauty—It is so rewarding when my clients get to see the before and after results of a new set of lashes!”
Junior Lash Artist
Whitney was driven to become Lash Studio certified by her passion for hair, makeup and all things beauty. Her desire to create a complete look for her clients motivated her to seek the advanced 12-week apprenticeship from Katie’s Kapoustos, The Lash Studio Owner. Whitney is an exceptional stylist in Boston with 10 years of experience in the hair and beauty industry. She is certified in L'Oreal Professional, Kerastase, Oribe, Deva Curl, Greatlengths Extensions, Goldwell/KMS California and L'Oreal Balayage. She loves learning the latest techniques to enhance her client’s experience by providing excellent customer service. Her leadership qualities have enabled her to become a mentor in the apprenticeship program at one of the top salons in Boston. Whitney showcases her lash expertise with each client she works with.
“I have always felt that hair, makeup, and fashion go hand-in-hand. Full, detailed lashes complete every look in a way that gives confidence and make any one feel beautiful.”
Valerie is The Lash Studio manager and is a true rockstar whose energy and professionalism are unparalleled when it comes to her customer service and absolute passion for people. She is a professional wedding photographer who captures special moments for people on their special days all throughout New England and various other destinations. She has 10 years of marketing and customer service experience. She has applied this knowledge to her own thriving business and The Lash Studio. As a mother, wife and business owner she is more than familiar with expectations. As The Lash Studio manager she ensures all of our amazing clients receive the highest quality of service possible.
“The lash industry is growing and we will continue to see more lash offerings daily. The skill and training our team has to offer is unlike any other. Our eyes should only be handled by someone we trust and The Lash Studio has highly skilled professionals that not only have experience, but are educated in lashes.”