Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
After a work experience placement through the Global Esthetics Program's Career Department at Vancouver’s Project Skin, Gwen de la Costa was hired as a full-time Medical Esthetician. As her technical and interpersonal skills continued to develop, so did her confidence that she could one day go into business for herself. One fully customized Mercedes-Benz Sprinter later, GWEN Skin Lab was born; a luxurious Medi-Spa on wheels!
Jill Bryan wasn’t sure exactly where she wanted to take her career when she graduated from Blanche Macdonald. After weighing her many options she started working as a Makeup Artist at the Absolute Spa in Downtown Vancouver’s Century Plaza Hotel. Now, Jill takes on the lofty position of Vice President!
Graduate-Turned-Director of Esthetics Simona Gozner is a radiant force of wisdom and our nurturer of industry brilliance! Follow Simona's journey as she looks back on 11 years of inspiring generations of spa superstars at Blanche Macdonald, the same school where she was once a student!
Esthetics program grad Christina Makrodimitras may love her role as an Advanced Skin Specialist and Laser Technician at Yaletown’s popular SKN Clinic, but if you ask her for her absolute favourite part of her job don’t expect a straightforward answer.
Meet Mika: Owner and Director of Beauty for Prép Beauty Parlour—One of Vancouver's Chicest Beauty Studios