Violet wins Best Local Product

The Improper Bostonian: Boston's Best

"The best testimonial to the all-natural products that Violet Mkhitaryan makes herself? There's not a wrinkle in sight on the 62-year-old's face. A native of Armenia with an advanced degree in biochemistry, Mkhitaryan splits her time between her lab, where she formulates her magic masks, oils and creams from scratch each week, and the Coolidge Corner spa she opened in 2007."

July 2013

"Boston's Best"
Violet speaking on Russian TV

Mestro Vstrechi RTVi

See Violet Skin Boutique founders,Violet Mkhitaryan & Susanna Nassar interviewed by Marina Levinson on Russian TV discussing our innovative, natural approach to skin care.

May 2013

"Violet Skin Boutique with Marina Levinson on Mestro Vstrechi RTVi"
Violet in The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe: Style

"Violet Mkhitaryan's lab could easily be mistaken for a pastry chef's kitchen. Glass pots of pungent chamomile, peppermint, and fenugreek line the counter. A colossal 18-year-old aloe plant sits ceremoniously in a corner, its spiky appendages stretching out over Pyrex bowls of creamy concoctions. In a back room are containers of dried flower petals, black berry seeds, and assorted herbs and grains..."

Febuary 2013

"Violet Mkhitaryan and the nature of healthy skin" The Best of Boston Every Day

March 2011

"Stuff we Love: Violet Peony Face Cream"

Boston Magazine: Weddings

Fall/Winter 2011


Martha Stewart's Whole Living: Body+Soul

October 2008

"Stuff we Love: Mask Magic"

Every Day with Rachel Ray

March 2008

"Gal Pal Column"

Boston Magazine

July, 2007

"Violet Skin Boutique"

"2008 Editorial Winner - Facials"

"2007 Editorial Winner - Facials"

"2006 Editorial Winner - Facials"

Best of Boston Awards

July, 2005

"Seeing Violet"

November 29, 2006

"Come Clean - Violet Skin Boutique's Detoxifying Facial"

January 31, 2005

"Wax On, Wax Off - Beeswax Bikini Wax at Violet Skin Boutique"