Meet The Team
Meet Michaela Murphy, the owner of The Beauty Effect, a licensed Cosmetologist and Esthetician with over 6 years of experience, specializing in everything Lash Extensions. Michaela loves what she does more than anything. Michaela strives to make every client feel comfortable and happy with their lash experience. From the moment you walk in the door, she's welcoming and accommodating, taking the time to get to know each client's unique style and desired look. Her attention to detail is immaculate. Her passion for Esthetics lies in making her clients feel confident and beautiful. When she's not hard at work, Michaela enjoys going to the gym, DIYing her fixer-upper home, and spending time with her two pups, Muffin and Mocha. She hopes to see you all in the salon soon!
Meet Jane Hilley, a Texas native with over 4 years as an Esthetician. She's had the privilege of working in various Med Spas and Lash Studios, including Houston’s top beauty bars and day spa’s! Jane is 9x certified in many different areas of esthetics, and has a passion for Lash Extensions and Facials! She has a teaching background and enjoys incorporating that aspect into her profession by educating clients on how to properly care for and maintain their skin. She tailors all of her facials to meet each client's unique skincare needs. Jane's facials deliver goal-oriented results, while also providing soothing relaxation, that will have you feeling refreshed and recharged walking out the door. Jane's skills extend to full body waxing, brow laminations and tints, as well as lash lifts and tints. When Jane isn't busy transforming skin, she enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing on her boat, and glamping. She hopes to see you soon!
Meet Margaux Miller, a licensed Esthetician with 5+ years of experience in the spa and beauty industry doing eyelash extensions. Her passion for esthetics lies in enhancing people's natural beauty and self-love. Whether you want a bold look that stands out or a natural enhancement, Margaux has the expertise and touch to make it happen. When Margaux has some free time, she enjoys spending time with her Husky, hanging out with her niece and nephew, or other friends and family. She would love to see you in the salon soon!
Meet Samantha DeSousa, our salon coordinator/receptionist. Samantha is currently a student in Esthetician school and is scheduled to get her license by March. She stays busy learning at school and here at the salon, so she will be able jump right in with the rest of the team to help you make all of your beauty dreams become a reality! Until then, she is the glue that holds us all together. You'll be seeing her beautiful face at the salon helping us, checking clients out, answering calls, and helping you with anything you may need!
Meet Eve, a licensed Permanent Makeup Artist with over 5 years of experience. She is originally from Russia and is multi-certified in everything PMU. She prides herself in helping her clients achieve the look they've always dreamed of. When Eve isn't working with us, she is an Instructor teaching the Russian language to college students in Fairfax! She enjoys getting dressed up and going out to try new foods. She hopes to see you soon!