Since she was young, Sonata Kalnaitis has always had an interest in woman’s beauty. When she was 20 years old, she started her journey into the world of beauty. She graduated from Columbia College’s Make-up Artistry Program in 1999. This passion led her to a successful career at Nieman Marcus, where she worked for 15 years as a Chanel resident makeup artist. During her time there, Sonata was always the most sought-after makeup artist. She was able to cultivate a precise hand through the practice of makeup, which set her up for the next chapter of her work. In 2014, she immersed herself in the world of permanent makeup. Sonata feels lucky to be working a job that she absolutely adores and is obsessed with perfecting her craft every day.
Sonata takes her work extremely seriously, she says that “tattooing someone’s face is not something to be taken lightly,” she continues, “it can change someone’s life.” Sonata has been practicing permanent makeup for a total of 5 years now and holds her work to the highest standard. Sonata works with only the highest quality permanent makeup tattoo machines. Although this method is more challenging for the artist, she prefers it because it provides the most precise work without scarring the skin and it is the safest technique in permanent make up industry.
Sonata has trained under some of the most famous and successful artists in the world of permanent makeup. This includes Daria Chuprys, Oksana Martynenko, Sviatoslav Otchenash and many more. She has traveled to Europe numerous times to attended master classes and conferences to further her knowledge in the art of permanent makeup. In total, Sonata has over 40 certificates collected from all of the permanent makeup events she has attended over the last 5 years. In 2018, she participated in The Permanent Makeup Congress and Battle in Las Vegas and won an award for “Advanced Hair Stroke Technique.”
In 2016, Sonata launched her own permanent makeup practice, called Microbrowart, located in Westmont, Illinois. She offers full permanent makeup service. This includes permanent eyebrows, permanent lips, and permanent eye liner. Sonata is on the path to becoming one of the best permanent makeup artists in the world. Sonata is beyond passionate about her work and dedicates her life to making the world more beautiful, one brow at a time.