Yolanda L. Moore  

      Master Permanent Makeup Artist



Yolanda Moore is President and Founder of LeMor Permanent Cosmetics and the LeMor Micropigmentation Institute.

Yolanda preparing for television interview


Yolanda founded LeMor® in 1989, long before permanent cosmetic application was popular, and has been performing permanent makeup procedures ever since this date. Unlike many other practitioners who practice other services (e.g. microdermabrasion) and have only recently entered the permanent cosmetics field, Yolanda has made the application of permanent cosmetics her one and only specialty. Her nearly 20 years of micropigmentation experience translates into well over 10,000 hands on permanent cosmetics procedures.


Ms. Moore holds multiple degrees from the California State University, Hayward. Her degrees in both Biology and Chemistry provide an educational foundation unique to, and specifically tailored for the Micropigmentation industry. Ms. Moore also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of California, Berkeley's prestigious Hass School of Business.


There are a select few professions where both technical expertise and artistry rank as equally important. Few people in the Micropigmentation industry have the 'gift' of making the application of permanent cosmetics an art. Yolanda Moore has mastered the art of permanent make up application. Patience, an eye for detail, a steady hand and the driving desire to perform every procedure as if her name was attached are all qualities of a professional artist.


LeMor inspired pigment ring
Pigment Ring

Yolanda is the creator of a new line of pigments especially formulated for Women of Color. Look for the launch of this new line in the Fall of 2008.

Yolanda is also the inventor of the LeMor Ring© which is used by Micropigmentation practitioners in the U.S. and abroad to help them reduce the time and effort necessary to apply permanent make up pigment. The LeMor Ring inspired numerous "Pigment Rings" or "Finger Rings" which are available to Micropigmentation practitioners at most permanent cosmetic distributors everywhere.


Yolanda Moore Instructing Students

Yolanda has trained thousands of people in the United States, Latin America, Canada, Japan and even Europe in the art and science of permanent cosmetics. Students consistently comment on Yolanda's engaging style, effective communication, and ability to provide personal attention.

If you are considering permanent make-up application or training by someone else, there is a fair chance that practitioner was trained by Yolanda Moore!


If you are a woman of color, Yolanda is uniquely qualified to be your Micropigmentation Specialist. Yolanda is an authority on the subject of pigment application on ethnic skin. She has lectured fellow practitioners, doctors and students on the special considerations practitioners must consider when applying tattoo pigment to ethnic skin. She has authored several White Papers on this subject and as a woman of color herself, has worked tirelessly to ensure the industry takes ethnic skin issues into consideration.


Yolanda is a nationally and internationally recognized authority within the Micropigmentation industry. Yolanda Moore speaks at panel discussion She is a former International Educator and U.S. Educational Director for Mei-Cha International, a leading supplier of state-of-the-art micropigmentation equipment, supplies and pigment. She is a contributor to various industry news articles and medical journals. Her articles have appeared in several beauty magazines including Self, and Skin, Inc. Yolanda was also featured on the "Good Evening Magazine" television program.

Yolanda is a sought after lecturer for industry trade shows, hospitals and medical and paramedical associations. She has been a featured speaker at numerous esthetic and medical associations trade shows including the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals, Nuevo Esthetica Mexico and the prestigious Les Nouvelle Congress (Miami, Long Beach, Philadelphia). She has conducted seminars for the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Nurses.

Of particular note is the fact that Yolanda is also recognized outside of the micropigmentation industry as an authority in her field. Ms. Moore serves as an Expert Witness in legal malpractice cases concerning Micropigmentation.


Yolanda is a proud member of the Society of Permanent Cosmetics Professionals (SPCP) the largest non-profit professional association in the United States and internationally for the permanent cosmetics industry.


Yolanda can be contacted at yolandamoore@lemormpi.com.

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