Lasting Makeovers Founder and CEO, Akosua Brown, is a Permanent Cosmetics practitioner that specializes in Paramedical Tattooing which includes but is not limited to 3D Areola Tattooing and Scar Camouflaging.

Akosua is a native Washingtonian who attended DePaul University in Chicago. After attending college for her Bachelors, is when she realized her passion for beauty and wellness. She began working as a makeup artist until she decided she could make a deeper impact by taking it a step further.

Although Akosua’s career is budding, she has learned the most advanced and updated techniques in the Permanent Cosmetics industry. Through extensive training, having attended the world renowned Beau Institute, she has learned the most advanced techniques in color theory, facial analysis, and effective anesthetics that the industry has to offer.

Through personal consultation, Akosua customizes each procedure to flatter and balance an individual’s features. With her client satisfaction as the number one priority, Akosua displays her passion and propensity for perfection through every procedure. Her love for permanent cosmetics allows her to continue to improve and hone her skills to offer the best services available in the industry.

Understanding the power and life changing capabilities that permanent cosmetics offers has led Akosua to support to survivors of Cancer, individuals with Vitiligo, Alopecia, Trichotillomania, and others that simply want to improve their everyday looks.

Permanent cosmetics brings great joy and warmth to her heart to see how her artwork, creativity and talent can improve a client’s self-esteem, confidence, and ability to navigate their daily lives.


“I am going to make everything around me beautiful—that will be my life.”
— Elsie de Wolfe

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