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Hidden Gems: Meet Iris Esmeralda Romero

Today we’d like to introduce you to Iris Esmeralda Romero.

Hi Iris Esmeralda, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.
Growing up as a first-generation Salvadorean/American lesbian woman. I received a lot of pressure from my parents to get a “Real Job”, since my passion was make up artistry. I pursued this creative business seven years ago as a freelancer, I have worked in production, bridal makeup, editorial photoshoots, etc. I decided to then continue my education.

As I earn My B.A. in Psychology to learn more about our brain and healing trauma. I then resumed to my M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Specializing in Latinx Studies. This was an amazing opportunity to do my own healing with a therapist, which allowed me to process trauma and more. I was able to real-eyes my triggers, my limiting beliefs and start being my true authentic self and coming out of the closet as a Lesbian. My name is Iris, as part of our eyes, my intention is for you to feel seen and acknowledged no matter how you identify.

I have been a Psychotherapist, AMFT for six years for a community-based non-profit organization. This has taught me to hold space for others and guide so many clients through their Mental Health Healing journey. It has been such an honor to hold space for my homelessness community and so many more. As I was working as a therapist, Through my own mental health and spiritual healing it has guide me through many opportunities of growth. This has made me who I am now.

As I then begin my spiritual journey four years ago, I realized that there is more than just the western therapeutic approach, seeing my spiritual mentor. She is a psychic medium, a shadow worker, and a Reiki Master. She has guided me to step into my truth, in finding my Passion, Path, Purpose and Power, as an Intuitive Reiki Master, A Sound Healer and a Metaphysical Make Up Artist. I am here to connect with those who are ready to heal internally and/or externally through Reiki, Sound Healing, and Metaphysical Make Up. This glam is an intuitive session, it consists of a mindfulness meditation, breathing, energy work, as I align your chakras, incorporate crystal healing and enhance your beauty through make up.

Can you talk to us a bit about the challenges and lessons you’ve learned along the way. Looking back would you say it’s been easy or smooth in retrospect?
Like any journey, there are ups and downs. I try my best to see everything as an opportunity of growth. I always remind myself that I am a forever student and to simply trust that the universe has my back. Even when one door closes another will open. I am simply being guided to where I am meant to be.

Alright, so let’s switch gears a bit and talk business. What should we know?
Psychotherapist, AMFT turned reiki master, intuitive sound healer & beauty guru. Offering healing inside & out. I am a whole vibe, my passion, path and purpose is to guide you through your healing journey. My intention is to connect with light beings like you, there is no coincidence that your soul led you here. I am here to guide you towards real-eyesing your worth! Remember, you are in this realm to shine, to be you! As you feel to heal, you real-eyes who you truly authentically are! I provide a safe space for you to real-ease and to align back to center. To not only enhance your beauty through metaphysical make up. To cleanse your energy through an intuitive reiki session, sound healing and mindfulness practices. This is the whole package for your self-love needs babe! Transforming you inside out & outside in.

Book The Session that speaks to you, These are my Offerings:

– Intuitive Reiki Healing: This Reiki Session includes A Reiki Energetic Cleanse, Chakra Clearing and Intuitive Guided Meditation infused with Crystal Healing.

– Intuitive Reiki & Sound Healing: Begins With A Sound Healing Journey, using 432 hz crystal singing bowls, these sounds and vibrations used help activate the nervous system, allowing to reduce stress, improve sleep, improve focus and unblock energy. This is followed by A Chakra Clearing and Intuitive Guided Meditation infused with Crystal Healing. We conclude the session by creating a personal message, unique practices for you to implement daily.

– Monthly Sound Meditations, as we begin with a chakra alignment meditation using 432 hz crystal singing bowls, Ocean Drum, and other healing instruments used to put the mind into deep meditation, to relax and come back to center. As we release everything that no longer served us, we fill up our cup with Manifesting everything we truly desire & Require.

The instruments used help to:
• lower blood pressure
• induce deep relaxation
• unblock emotions
• relieve physical pain
• rejuvenate
• relieve stress, anxiety and insomnia
• activate higher states of consciousness

– Intuitive Glam Session: Initially begins with a 5-minute mindfulness Reiki Energy cleanse, as you hold on to Reiki Infused Crystals to Ground you during your glam session. Then we begin with glam consultation and application.

Any big plans?
For now, is to continue to build a community that welcomes all; people of color, LGBTQIA, and anyone else that is need of connecting with high vibrational healing, connections and more. A Place to feel seen, and is are Ready Heal, to Attract Better and Feel Better, and Attract their best life ever! Yassss!!

My intention is to build a practice:

– One on One Intuitive Talks to hold space for people that are ready to step into their power. Feel to Heal any Trauma they’ve experienced in a safe space. To See Their truth, their authentic truth.

– Self Love Retreat, coming soon.


  • 30 Min Reiki Healing $65
  • 60 Min Reiki Healing & Sound Meditation $111
  • 120 Min Reiki Healing & Sound Meditation $222
  • Metaphysical Bridal Make up $165-$333
  • Intuitive Talks 50 min Session $111

Contact Info:

  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Instagram: @IrisEsmeralda_
  • Yelp: Iris Esmeralda
  • Other: Secondary Instagram: @Healwithher_

Image Credits:

Leroy Ezell, Instagram: @leroye._photography_d.o.p.e. Photo: Forest Goddess in white, and crystals.

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