Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Owner of Bodega Nails and Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio Instructor
Regional Trainer for Elizabeth Arden
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
International Superstar: Vogue, i-D, Marc Jacobs
Makeup entrepreneur, The Glamoury
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
Selena Gomez, Lily Cole, and Russell Crowe
When it comes to Nails and Esthetics Min Pak is a tour de force. Her career started at Blanche Macdonald in 2005 when she trained as an Esthetician; she soon took off for South Korea, where she added Nail Technician to her resume. Now instructing at Blanche Macdonald, she’s had a massive influence on ensuring that our Nail Studio and Esthetics programs stay on top of the latest industry trends.
On the search for an education that was filled with passion and excitement Paula Lanzador enrolled in our Global Makeup program. Now nearly eight years later, Paula has fulfilled lofty professional goals and has cemented her place as one of Vancouver’s go-to Fashion Makeup Artists. Repped by local cool-kid agency, NOBASURA Artist Management, Paula talks makeup, set etiquette, and her famous Finn Wolfhard GQ cover!
Despite collaborations with major brands including H&M, Lululemon, Aritzia, and Hypebae Beauty, you'll never hear Erin Klassen bragging about her accomplishments. Humble through and through, Erin won't be the one to say it, but her monumental talent has earned her a place as one of Vancouver's premiere hair artists.
From the counters of Mac and Harvey Nichols, to creating enchanting looks on the world's most beloved influencers to working on fan-fave TV shows like Supernatural, when it comes to makeup Lori Woodhouse has had a hand in it all.
For Michelle Dubois, what started as a casual interest in skincare and a curiosity for science quickly developed into a full fledged passion for medical esthetics. Now Michelle is the face behind the laser at Pacific Derm—one of Vancouver's most prestigious Medi Spas.
Working as a flight attendant for Air Canada was always a dream of Sandy Na's. But she also possessed a life-long love for makeup and beauty that was too strong to ignore. Determined to pursue both of her dreams, Sandy now balances working full-time for the airline
In just a few short years Alejandra Ramazzini went from walking Blanche Macdonald's hallways as a student to instructing in the Nail Studio program. A fanatic for all things nails, Alejandra is passionate about Cardi B’s claws and passing her knowledge to the next generation of Nail Artists. Between molding minds in the classroom and her bustling private nail studio, Bodega Nails, Alejandra has found the perfect outlets for unleashing her boundless creativity.
When she's not perfecting haircuts for her clients at Vancouver's Avant Garde salon, you can catch Stacey Paskall jetting off to share her talents with the rest of the world. She recently jetted off to London, UK, where her "Hairigami" stunned at the the internationally-acclaimed Alternative Hair Show.
Makeup artist to the stars Jonathan Seti leads an action-filled life. Between magazine cover shoots, high profile film sets, and a star studded roster that includes clients like Lorde, Julianne Moore, and even Barack Obama Jonathan stays busy—but he wouldn't have it any other way.
Saskatoon barber Cody Dunbar has always had a passion for working with people. In fact, it was on a missionary trip to India where Cody, working alongside locals, discovered his passion for cutting hair. Now he's transitioned to a full time role in Bourbon Barbershop and Shave Club where he creates classic haircuts and personal connections everyday.