LashSpot Spas established by Barbara Rattigan and Jennifer Russell. Two business savvy, creative entrepreneurs, wives and loving mothers joined together to launch the premiere lash extension spa of Orange County.
Who We Are
Barbara Rattigan is president of Shavasana Eyelash Extensions. SEE is one of the largest Eyelash Extensions training and distributing companies in the country. She is a licensed esthetician and has a BS in Business with an emphasis in marketing and finance. She is also a co-owner of Lotus Salon and Spa in Costa Mesa, a full service salon with over 20 creative stylists and estheticians. Barbara started SEE in 2005 and has grown the business into one of the most respected lash extension companies that provides education and products to salons and spas all over the U.S. and overseas. Barbara was one of the first estheticians in Orange County to offer lash extensions at her first spa, Serenity Spa in Costa Mesa. She created her own technique through working on her clientele, perfected the application and the products used for the procedure. Through the love of lash extensions and seeing a need for higher quality application products and a more professional education system, she started her own lash extension business, building a book of business in the thousands and her company training over a 1000 beauty professionals over the past 6 years. She has been written up numerous times in magazines, published articles on lash extensions in trade magazines and online beauty blogs, and been seen on Fox News talking about her lash extensions and make up trends for Fall 2011. Her passion for the beauty industry is exemplified in her work and dedication. She is respected leader in the lash extension industry.
Barbara’s work has been seen in:
- Elle magazine UK
- Essence Magazine
- Time Out NY
- Les Nouvelles Esthetique
- Daily Candy
Barbara has participated at the following events:
- Mercedes Fashion Week
- Sundance Film Festival
Jennifer Russell has been working as a professional esthetician since 2001. She began a successful skin care business shortly after her start in the industry. She has a BA in Advertising and advanced training and certiﬁcation in skin care treatments, waxing and all things eyelashes. She is an instructor for Shavasana Eyelash Extensions, teaching introductory and advanced lash application techniques, lash tinting, lash perming and semi permanent mascara. She is a prominent eyelash extension artist in Orange County since 2005 and has educated many professionals in the area. Five years after opening Lotus Salon and Spa, Jenn and Barbara launched LashSpot Spa in February of 2012. Along with the management of the Spa, Jenn oversees the education of Lash Spot’s eyelash extension artists. She ensures that clients’ lashes are of the highest standards wether the end result is glamorous, ﬂirty, subtle or the latest trend.