SARASOTA, Fla. – Yellow Strawberry (YellowStrawberryHair.com), a boutique salon in Sarasota and Manatee counties, recently hired Gwendolyn Shafer as a full-time makeup artist at its Bee Ridge location in Sarasota.
Shafer brings 23 years of experience to Yellow Strawberry as a makeup artist, working with high-end brands like Chanel, Sisley, Lancome and Jane Iredale, which the salon currently carries. An esthetician for almost 20 years, she specializes in waxing, bridal makeup as well as event makeup.
“We are very fortunate to have some of the best makeup experts within our salons,” says Yellow Strawberry co-owner Richard Weintraub, a master stylist of over 40 years. “Like Gwendolyn, they are experts in their fields and apply cosmetics to our clients weekly or perform other services such as eyelash and eyebrow tinting, eyelash extensions and facial waxing.”
Yellow Strawberry’s makeup specialists evaluate and recommend product options for each client – whether it’s to enhance an everyday appearance, create a flawless face for a special event or color correct. Color matching is complimentary at the salon and makeup application starts at $55 and up. Yellow Strawberry also offers its artists’ expertise and makeup skills for lessons at $75 per hour or complimentary with a makeup purchase of $200 or more.
Yellow Strawberry is one of the few salons locally to carry the cosmetic line Jane Iredale, known as the skin care makeup. The line is allergy and clinically tested and so safe and beneficial to use that plastic surgeons and dermatologists throughout the world recommend it. Jane Iredale offers the highest quality ingredients available in formulas that are buildable and talc free with no parabens or chemical synthetic dyes. For more information on the salon’s products and services, visit YellowStrawberryHair.com.
About Yellow Strawberry
Established in 1994, Richard Weintraub, a master stylist of over 40 years, and Desmond and Caroline Behan, who have been in the hair salon business for 30 years, own Yellow Strawberry. The salon has three locations, including two in Sarasota on Bee Ridge Road and Fruitville Road and one in Lakewood Ranch on Natures Way. Salon services include haircuts, color, styling, treatments and eyelash extension and makeup application. Fueled by their passion for hair, the salon sets the standard for innovative and creative haircuts, color and styling and provides exceptional customer service. Yellow Strawberry has earned multiple awards over the years and has been featured as “Best Hair Salon” in Sarasota. Visit YellowStrawberryHair.com or call 941-924-1311 for more information.