MEET THE STAFF

Fria Malihi

Owner/Master Esthetician and Lash Artist

Born in Pampanga, Philippines but grew up in Las Vegas Nevada, Fria faced terrible skin issues including chronic acne and eczema which caused tremendous challenges growing up. This led her to dedicate her life in creating beauty not only for her own image but for those men and women who had the same issues. In 2002, she enrolled in beauty school in her quest to be one of the best beauticians in the world.

Fria finished school and went straight to an apprenticeship with Grin & Bare It of Las Vegas, a waxing and skin care boutique. A year later, Fria leased her own space at Grin & Bare It but continued her education with her mentor. 3 years after that, Fria headed to San Diego, CA got married and gave birth to a 9 pound 9 oz baby boy name Mason. In 2012, The Pretty Box was created!!! Fria now has the opportunity to showcase her passion, eye for detail and the craft for beauty.

 

 

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Tiara Maestas

Esthetician and Lash Artist

Born and raised in San Diego, CA  Tiara attended Bellus Academy and Obtained her Cosmetology license in October 2013. Her passion is changing lives through beauty and Although she has a great eye for detail with hair and make-up her specialty has been eyelash extensions. Tiara has been providing eyelash extension services for two years and is always looking for new techniques or trends she can apply to her lash artistry skills. She is very excited to have the opportunity to be apart of the Pretty Box family and is motivated to grow as a stylist with the team . She is looking forward in providing good quality eyelash services here in The community of La Jolla.

 

 

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Iris Mata

Esthetician and Lash Artist

Born in Southern California, Iris has been an Esthetician for 5 years. Starting her skin care career in 2010, she quickly became an expert in eyebrow design, speed waxing, and eye lash extensions. Training with industry leaders like; AVEDA, PCA Skin, Rhonda Allison, and Sugar of the Nile.

 

 

 

 

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Cassidy Walters

Esthetician and Lash Artist

Born and raised in San Diego, CA. Cassidy attended California Hair Design Academy where she studied Esthetics. She is certified in eye lash extensions for over a year and it has become her specialty. However, she also has a passion for makeup, skin care and brow design.