About Pam

pamhorton060_2webPamela Horton, Nevada’s only Certified Softap Instructor, owns and operates the Nevada Academy of Micropigmentation, located in Reno, Nevada. Northern Nevada’s only endorsed permanent cosmetic training facility.

Providing permanent cosmetic services since 1994, Pamela is recognized throughout the country as one of the most sought after practitioners, trainers and lecturers. Recommended and referred by members of the medical community, she is also appreciated for her charitable contributions, donating time and permanent cosmetic services to aid those afflicted with alopecia, burn survivors and cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

A Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional (CPCP) and approved Trainer for the prestigious organization of the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals SPCP . Past Board of Director, Fellow, Board Certified Technician and Instructor with the American Academy of Micropigmentation and in 2001 was presented with the AAM “Cum Laude Award”; the highest accreditation a technician can achieve in the Permanent Cosmetic Industry. Pamela’s expertise has led to her appointment as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals SPCP as well as the National-Interstate Council (NIC) for the State Boards of Cosmetology. Pamela’s unique approach to cosmetic application has resulted in domestic and international clientele and trainees.

Pamela participated as a key proponent and guest speaker for the 2005 Nevada State Legislature Assembly in support of required regulations including mandatory state testing striving for higher ethics and education standards within the industry of Micropigmentation and Permanent Cosmetics, which led to her appointment as the 2007 Nevada State Delegate.

Co-Founder of the annual “Train with the Master’s” program, Pamela organizes and facilitates advanced continuing education programs, hosting at the Nevada Academy of Micropigmentation with 6 other highly respected Master Instructors, raising the level of quality basic and continuing education throughout the permanent cosmetic industry.

Pamela operates her own private practice in northern Nevada.