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109 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan 48843
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   About Karin's Korner

Karin Downes

Masters Certification

Instructors Certification


The American Academy of Micropigmentation

Alliance for Safe Practice

Karinís Korner was founded by Karin Downes, who has been in the beauty industry since 1981.

She is a Registered Electrologist. Karin was one of the very first Laser Technicians working with the doctors who invented laser hair removal in the early 80ís. She has been in the permanent makeup business since 1998.

Karin specializes in performing procedures such as permanent lip liner/color, shaded and hairstroked eyebrows and eyeliner for a natural look. She performs areola restoration, and scar camouflage as well as scalp camouflage.

She also specializes in scar and wrinkle revision with skin needling procedures treating acne, surgical scars and burn scars, cleft lip scars. (To view a PDF presentation on Skin Needling, click here).

Karin has referrals from the area top Plastic surgeons, Dermatologists and Hair Transplant specialists. She also performs Microdermabrasion, Eyelash perms and tints and waxing. All clientís needs are met individually and customized for their unique beauty.

Education and Associations

Karin received her education from the American Institute of Permanent Color Technology, the International institute of Permanent Cosmetics, the Beau Institute of Permanent and Corrective Cosmetics, the Guastella Institute and the American Institute of Intradermal Cosmetics. She also furthered her training by receiving her Masters and Instructorís Certification from the American Institute of Intradermal Cosmetics, in Arlington, Texas to keep up-to-date with intradermal concepts.

Karin is a Board Certified Fellow of The American Academy of Micropigmentation, and a member of The Alliance for Safe Practice.


-- Master Certified
The Masters Certification Program proves that I can demonstrate experience as a permanent cosmetics technician. This hands-on certification and industry-recognized credential, certifies that I am an aesthetic and technical leader in the field of permanent cosmetics.

-- Instructor Certified
Only available to AIIC Certified Masters (or equivalent), this training in the excellence of permanent cosmetics allows me to educate and motivate others in the permanent cosmetics industry.

-- Para medical certifications
With the AIIC and the American Institute of Permanent Color Technology.

-- Nationally Certified Laser Specialist
From the National Laser Institute.

 In Addition to performing permanent makeup procedures, Karin's Korner teaches others the art of permanent makeup. For more information about the school, download the Training Packet.

Also, visit me at www.firstfitness.com/karinskorner


Karin's Korner 
Phone: (248) 931-2957   |    Email: Karin@aipbr.com
Located inside: American Institute of Permanent Beauty and Rejuvenation
109 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan 48843

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