Bliss Face and Body Studio is the Triangle’s premier esthetics spa and makeup lounge specializing in an array of beauty, health, and wellness needs ranging from facials to makeup artistry, body contouring and Yoni Steams. Bliss is also a female empowerment hub and wellness incubator designed to engage and educate young women and girls about self-esteem, inner and outer beauty, nutrition, mental well-being and entrepreneurship. With our team of licensed and certified professionals, Bliss strives to be the leader in quality, while maintaining a high standard of customer satisfaction.
Me-Me Taylor, CEO/Owner of Bliss Face and Body Studio, is a graduate of Elevate Salon Institue in Durham. She is a licensed Esthetician, and Makeup Artist (MUA), and certified in Sugaring, Body Contouring, Yoni Steaming, and Teeth Whitening. For over 20 years, she has proven to be one of the Triangle’s most sought after makeup artists with an impressive list of celebrity clients. In November 2015, she launched her 3D Mink and Silk eyelash line - Bliss Lashes and Bliss Beauty Bar virtually, laying the foundation for Bliss Face and Body Studio.
Carrielle ‘Carrie’ Dennis is a Licensed Esthetician, a graduate of Wake Technical Cosmetology School and current Nursing student. Obtaining her Esthetics license in a pandemic, this self- proclaimed Brow Artíst enjoys self-care and teaching others how to self-love through beauty, wellness, and skincare. Carrie enjoys performing every service from makeup artistry and facials to Yoni Steams and body treatments, understanding that it is a journey to blissfully being and feeling your best self.
Jonathan Edwards, is a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (LMBT) and graduate of the International Academy of Hair Design in Daytona Beach, Florida with over five years of massage therapy experience. Jonathan has the talent, skills and knowledge to help clients achieve their optimum health and wellness goals. He specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Post-op Lymphatic Drainage, Sports massage, Prenatal massage and specialty stretching. Jonathan's approach to massage therapy is intuitive and caters to the individual needs of every client. He is passionate about massage therapy and enjoys utilizing positive, healing, and therapeutic touch with every massage he performs.
Fayecha Smith was born and raised in North Carolina and has dedicated her life to the beauty industry. She's a Master Educator of Cosmetology, Cosmetologist, Salon owner, and operator of Fayechalistics Beauty and Barber Salon for over 30 years. She's also a Master Educator of Barbering, Massage, Esthetics, and Manicuring. She has traveled the world working for several hair care companies teaching at trade shows, conferences, and judging student competitions. Her success is seeing her students succeed, and she is glad to be a part of the Bliss team!
Ashley Richardson, is a Los Angeles native and has been a licensed Nurse Aid (NA1) and Phlebotomist for the last eight years in North Carolina. She has worked for years as model, stylist, makeup artist, and casting agent which sparked her love for self-care, wellness, confidence coaching and body positivity. She became interested in body contouring after receiving services on herself and fell in love with it. Ashley has a passion for encouraging people and helping others to bring out their self-confidence within and is absolutely thrilled to be a part of the Bliss family. She also does social justice work for foster children, and has a passion for mental health and LGBTQ+ advocacy.
Larin Battle, grew up in Hollister, NC. She attended Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School, Nash Community College, and is a recent graduate of the Vance/Granville Community College Nail Technician program. Larin became interested in body contouring after receiving ultrasonic cavitation on herself. Once she saw her results, she was inspired to get certified. As a single mother of a toddler, Larin believes in creating safe spaces for women and aspires to one day open a Women’s Center and Gym focusing on wellness, nail artistry and body contouring. She is pleased to join the team at Bliss and believes that she can grow and further her dedication to female empowerment and wellness.