"At Essentially Me we believe that every human soul has an essence and that one’s essence is connected to G-d above. The power of external beauty lies within the divine essence, and when our clients are authentic they look and feel their absolute best. We channel this essence with each individual, giving you the gift of beauty, confidence and the strength to feel your best."

Batyah Mayer

Owner and Operator

Batyah Mayer is a licensed Esthetician with a background in fine art, high tech marketing and public relations. For the past decade Batyah has practiced beauty at various luxury spas and salons in Los Angeles specializing in anti-aging skincare, facial treatments, makeup consulting, spa therapies, and body waxing. In 2014 Batyah founded Essentially Me shortly after moving to Israel with her husband. She is a mother of two and currently resides in Arnona, Jerusalem with her family.

Sarah Appel

Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist and Waxing Specialist

Sarah Appel is a Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist originally from Chicago. She studied at the Makeup-Designory (MUD) in New York where she received professional training in high fashion hair and makeup. Sarah has worked in New York and Israel as an events, bridal and boudoir stylist and she loves to do everything from natural to glamour makeup. Sarah is also professionally trained in full body waxing and completed her training and vetting with Batyah Mayer in Jerusalem.

Hanna Benloulou

Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist and Manicurist

Hannah Benloulou Hair and Makeup Stylist and Manicurist originally from France. She received professional training at Il Makiage in Jerusalem and Davis Bitton Hair Academy in Tel Aviv. Hannah has worked as a stylist for weddings and events at popular Israeli hotels including the Crown Plaza in Jerusalem. Hannah loves meeting new people and is fluent in French, Hebrew and English.

Daniella Marcus

Manicurist and Makeup Artist

Daniella Marcus is a manicurist who is certified by Nail Studio in Jerusalem and a makeup artist certified by Il Makiage for bridal, beauty, fashion and special effects makeup . Daniella is also certified for airbrush makeup by Temptu NYC and for hairstyling with NinaMua NYC. Her work has been featured in fashion shoots, films and on stage. Daniella is originally from New York but has been living happily in Israel for nearly 15 years. She is passionate about art and beauty and has loved doing makeup for as long as she can remember.

Salomé Levy

Hairstylist and Makeup Artist

Salomé Levy is originally from Toulouse, France. She is fluent in French, Hebrew and English. Salomé has lived in Israel for four years. She received her training and certifications from Ravit Assaf in Jerusalem, and has worked in Israel as a stylist for weddings, bar mitzvahs and fashion shoots. 

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