Cheryl A. Doss, R.N.,  is a Florida licensed registered nurse and  licensed facial specialist, certified in medical aesthetics by Central Texas College, Killeen, TX.  She also majored in fashion design and illustration at Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, Florida, 1981-1984.   Cheryl began performing permanent cosmetic services in Venice, FL, in 1997 at Lasting Impressions.  


After 4 years of full-time service in the permanent cosmetics industry, Cheryl became a Certified SofTap® Instructor, offering  personalized SofTap® training to medical and beauty professionals.


She currently enjoys performing permanent makeup services, training others, and she remains a forever student.




Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals 2003
* Trainer Membership

Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals  "Train the Trainers" Program, Chicago, IL.,  September, 2001, Chicago, IL 

2003 Spring Convention, West Palm Beach, FL

*American Academy of Micropigmentation 
* Permanent Cosmetics Trainer Certified 2003


Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals

Fall Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2002
OSHA Blood Born Pathogens Certification

*Alexis Lawson, SotTap 
 Instructor Certification
San Leandro, CA, 2000

* Margie Grimm, Faces by Design
SofTap Technician, Assistant Trainer
San Jose, CA, 2000

*Pati Pavlik West Coast Academy of Permanent Cosmetics, SPCP Education Advisor, Tehachapi, CA
Certification 2000

*Anna Dee Rinehart
Central Texas College Certification,  Medical Aesthetics, Permanent Cosmetics Paramedical Procedures, Camouflage, Areola Pigmentation
Killeen, TX,  1999 

* Joyce Cirasuola, FAAM
Boca Ta-2 / Perfect Profiles, Debbie Diorio, FAAM,

Certification, Coil & Rotary Machines,1999


Fashion Focus, Diploma, Facial Specialist
*State of Florida, Licensed: Facial Specialist -- 

Licensed 1998 to present

*Allied Health Association, Nationally Certified, Permanent Cosmetics, 1997

Perfect Appearance, AKA Dezines International, Certification 1997

Manatee Community College

Associate Degree in Science


*Miami Dade Community College:  Fashion Design & Illustration
Miami, FL, 1981-1984



 Heavenly Father

Artist Divine

Lend Me Your Eye

Of Perfection

Lay Your Hand

Upon Mine

And When Each Day

Is Over

And I am Satisfied

May I Always 

Remember That

You Were

My Guide




Licensed Registered Nurse, Board of Nursing
Licensed Facial Specialist, Board of Cosmetology
Licensed Tattoo Artist, Florida Board of Environmental Health

Licensed Tattoo Establishment, Florida Board of Environmental Health

"Best of Venice" Suncoast Venice Gondolier

Readers Choice Awards, First Place!

 2013 through 2018  


 "Best of Sarasota" Sarasota Herald Tribune, Readers Choice Awards, Finalist! 2019

Thank You Venice and Sarasota!  





Cheryl developed and introduced the elements and principles of design as it applies to permanent cosmetics applications.  

SPCP 2003 Convention

West Palm Beach, FL

Cheryl demonstrated how to determine perfect brows for each individual.

American Academy of Micropigmentation
XPO 2004, Orlando, Florida


F.A.C.E. of Sarasota - Cheryl has donated her time and talents to this non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping people with craniofacial anomalies.


NCTA - National Cosmetic Tattooing Association - Past member in good standing.  Also, Cheryl has been a participant in studies launched by the  NCTA for the scientific advancement of the industry.  One study attempted to define the effects of specific medications on the longevity of permanent makeup applications.


Natural Delights - Rescue Lip Balm: Cheryl produced the first 100% natural balm for use in the aftercare of permanent lip color.


Cheryl Doss RN


              and FABULOUS! HAIR-STROKES II

               AKA: Sensational Hairstrokes
Instructional e-books/books for attaining natural-looking Hair-Stroke Eyebrows in permanent cosmetics.  Perfect! Lips is also one of her publications, along with DVDs for eyebrows, eyeliner and lip color, featuring Cheryl performing procedures using the hand method.


Author:  Permanent Makeup A Teachers Manual
A 177 page Modular Pre-Class Manual for instructors and trainees.  2003


Past Member & Trainer Status: Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals ( SPCP )


Past Member & Instructor Status: American Academy of Micropigmentation (AAM)


Past Member: Allied Health Association


Current: Certified SofTap™ Permanent Cosmetics Instructor