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Meet The Poets

the mother-daughter team

Co-Owners Michelle and Monet

Mother-Daughter team Michelle and Monet co-own Beauty Poet together. Their combined love of clean skin care, wellness and holistic health led them on the path to business ownership together in the industry they are most passionate about.

With a shared love of making others look and feel uplifted and beautiful, their joy is found in the many radiant clients who find themselves walking through the doors of Beauty Poet for much needed rest and rejuvenation.  

Michelle Johnson

When entering Beauty Poet you will likely be receiving your warm welcome from Michelle. Michelle acts as operational manger as well as a helpful skincare and beauty consultant for our shoppers. When she's not assisting clients in finding the perfect shade of lipstick or the best night cream, she's most likely researching the latest in green beauty and holistic health to make sure Beauty Poet is always on the cutting edge.    
Having spent most of her professional life as a graphic designer, creating all things beautiful remained as a steadfast hobby for Michelle until the opportunity to co-own Beauty Poet with her daughter came along. Michelle has managed to synergistically combine her passion for clean beauty and all of the experience from her previous career to create her dream life path here at Beauty Poet.    

Monet Bender

"Be your own kind of beautiful." These words are from the heart of Monet and infused into her own practice as a holistic facialist. After traveling through Southeast Asia and living in Bali for nearly a year working on her beauty blog, Monet and her husband Luke decided to lay down roots in San Luis Obispo.
Inspired by nature and her spa visits in foreign tropics, Monet has refined her unique approach as an esthetician. She has an incredible knowledge bank of ingredient info and her wish for each client is for them to have a relaxing, effective and rejuvenating experience here at Beauty Poet. Monet truly cares for the inner and outer you and will grace you with her beautiful energy, knowledge in health and beauty and nurturing hands.
As one who loves to cultivate, Monet has created a beautiful home garden and a Pinterest worthy home she shares with her husband, their infant son Layth and a
17 lb cat named Zuma. She continues to inspire us with her carefully crafted social media posts and ideas for creating a blissful culture at Beauty Poet. 


Holistic Facialist
& Massage Therapist

Greta is the original founder and creator of Beauty Poet. Her inner light radiates in her passion to nourish feminine energy through restorative treatments and the use of clean beauty and personal care products. Greta cares deeply about providing a service that is informative, transformational and deeply restoring. She loves spending time with her horse Luke and her dogs Ace and True.


Holistic Massage Therapist

Jordan exudes joyful beauty and brings her grounding and positive energy into her treatments. Expertly trained in holistic practices, she will work with you to curate the experience you most desire. Jordan's innate ability to perceive where there is tension in the body results in a highly restorative massage. Jordan enjoys being outdoors, practicing yoga, chilling with her cats and organic produce from her boyfriend's ranch.


Holistic Facialist

Valerie came to Beauty Poet in a movie worthy meet-cute scenario. Working as a banking executive she provided Monet and Michelle with their small business loan to start Beauty Poet. Valerie had already started her own journey in clean living and had long been a skin care lover. After experiencing Beauty Poet herself she decided to leave the banking world to pursue a career that deeply fueled her soul. Valerie's nurturing touch and bright presence will have you feeling instantly at ease, relaxed and truly cared for inside and out.


Holistic Facialist
& Massage Therapist

T'ellyn embodies authenticity in clean living and wellness.
She is intuitively guided in her treatments to help relieve stress in the body and to help heal at an energetic level. T'ellyn believes in the importance of self care and likes to share ways to continue the practice at home.
T'ellyn delights in sharing her knowledge and love of essential oils, traveling and manifesting a life of abundance.

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The Beauty Poet Mission

To enhance the well being, health and enjoyment of life to our clients and customers through life supporting treatments and products. Dedicated to the utmost standards of safety, purity and information.