Mandi Cabral

Lash Extensionist

Kontempo.

How many years have you been in the industry?

I’ve been practicing Esthetics since 2009 and began doing eyelash extensions in 2012.

What inspires you or feeds your creativity?

Social media, especially Instagram! I’m blown away all of the incredibly talented and creative minds. Pictures are worth a thousand words and I love that everyone can share their own perspective on the world.

If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?

I’d probably say a giraffe. I love that no two giraffes are exactly alike and they have the biggest heart of any mammal. Being so tall would be pretty swell too!

Why Kontempo. ?

I am always in awe of the talent the team at Kontempo possesses. Everyone is constantly pushing themselves to do more and greater. The smiles are genuine because everyone is truly doing what they love. The amount of creativity within the four walls is amazing and it’s contagious! I feel so fortunate to be around such amazing people every day.

What is your absolute favorite place or space?

Hands down, the beach. There is something so incredibly soothing about the combination of salty air, sand beneath your feet and sunshine. I could spend all day staring into the vastness and listening to the waves crashing into shore.

What is ONE industry product you can’t live without?

I LOVE lipstick! If I were stuck on a deserted island it would be one of my must haves. In a pinch it even doubles as blush (my second favorite!). My mom’s advice for when things aren’t going so great… “put on some lipstick” it instantly brightens your mood!