Affectionately known as Nao-san by her customers, principal Lash Stylist Nao founded Graceous in 2013. Back in 2012, she chanced on the eyelash extension trend at a lash salon in Tokyo. Trained as an interior designer, she was impressed by the level of artistry involved in designing beautiful lash extensions and how they opened up the eyes. Deeply interested, she decided to pick up the skill in Tokyo, home to some of the most skilled lash technicians was known for their artistry and attention to detail. Lash technicians must undergo a training program with have at least 100 practical exercises before working with a customer. Not surprisingly, the Japanese have the craft of lash extensions into an art form.
Nao remains deeply passionate about creating beautiful lashes. She is constantly taking new courses in lash extension to hone her craft and returns regularly to Tokyo to bring back the best in lash technology and lash care items.