What is LE KITSUNE?
It means “The Fox” in French
(Le) + Japanese (Kitsune pronounced “Kit Soo Nay”)
Renee is an international trainer in Permanent Makeup, Professional Esthetician and a Celebrity Makeup Artist with over 10 years of experience. She specializes in Natural, Glamorous Beauty. A Socal native, she grew up in Laguna and has a natural, beachy aesthetic but years of working on the red carpet in Los Angeles has given her a refined stylistic edge. Renee attended UC Berkeley for her undergraduate studies but found her passion in empowering women through the medium of makeup. She opened up her business in NYC in 2014 and has earned a reputation for her earnest care for her clientele and has built Le Kitsune to continue the culture of valuing every person that walks through the doors.
Brows: Machine, MB Eyeliner Wax, Tint, Men’s Serivces, SMP, BB Glow, Facials, Fibroblast, Makeup, Lash Lift + Tint
- UC Berkeley
- Licensed Esthetician
- Licensed PMU (Permanent Makeup) Artist in LA and NY
- Over 5,000 Procedures
- International Trainer
- Celebrity Makeup Artist for 10+ years before entering PMU industry
- 15 years in Beauty Industry
Carolina is Creative Director of Le Kitsuné. In the past she has been in the role of brand manager for small businesses and start ups, and was also in digital marketing at Bride’s Magazine. Some of her inspirations range from individuals like Leandra Medine of “Man Repeller,” for her refreshing confidence in self-expression, to textures-- like wood and velvet. She loves soft sweaters. Carolina is an avid graphic design, street style and lifestyle photography enthusiast, and regularly finds herself eyeballs-deep in photo editing, research, and videography.
Lifelong artist and beauty enthusiast, east coast native Cori Ryan grew up working on countless drawings and paintings at the kitchen table while her mother, a cosmetologist, took clients in their home salon. Today, Cori has found permanent make up to be the perfect marriage of her passions for meticulous, detailed, fine-line artistry and the world of beauty and skin care. Cori is an honors graduate of the Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics. She also graduated magna cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College, where she studied theatre and fine arts.
Brows: Machine, MB Wax, Tint, Men’s Services, BB Glow, Facials, Lash Lift + Tint
- Marymount Manhattan College, Magna Cum Laude
- Licensed Esthetician, graduated with Honors from Christine Valmy
- Trained directly with Renee in 6-month Apprenticeship program one-on-one
- Le Kitsuné Shape Specialist
Director of Operations
Wayne is an operations professional who has spent most of his career in the Advertising industry. He comes to us with a creative background in Acting, Directing and producing Theatre. He is excited to be a part of the Le Kitsune Team and to be on the forefront of a new industry.
Mona is the top trainer at the number one waxing franchises in the country. She delights Le Kitsune with her talents when she’s not training. A life-long athlete, her agility makes her one of the fastest and best waxing artists in the nation! Mona is always striving to be her best and do her best for her clients and those around her. She’s known for her warmth and genuine care for her loyal client base. She has performed thousands of waxing procedures and is known for her care, concern, professionalism and accuracy.