Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
Makeup entrepreneur, The Glamoury
Owner of Bodega Nails and Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio Instructor
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
Regional Trainer for Elizabeth Arden
Lana Condor, Herschel, Artizia
International Superstar: Vogue, i-D, Marc Jacobs
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
For as long as she can remember, Camille Pettit has been passionate about all hair. Growing up in Kelowna, BC, Camille resolved that she would be become a Hairstylist at the age of four. Now, she's living that dream. After training in our Pro Hair program, Camille got her start working in a salon on Commercial Drive before moving back to the Okanagan. These days, you'll find her serving up everything from gorgeous hairstyles, to men's cuts and bridal updos at Plan B Salon & Barbershop.
Scrolling through Lana Sheen’s Instagram account, @decenails, makes you wonder if you just found the nail tech of your dreams or the best girlfriend ever. We’ll save you some time and let you know she’s both those things! Lana speaks of her art and career from the perspective of someone who, rather that touting inexplicable natural-born talent, stresses the importance of practice, perseverance, and persistence.
In the midst of one of London’s hottest summers in years, Meredith Lacosse sits on her patio looking incredibly cool. Catching up over Skype from the city she’s called home for just about two months, Meredith’s voice rings with confidence as she talks about life after makeup school in Europe with unabashed honesty, authenticity, and a great sense of humor.
Superstar Film and TV Makeup Artist Jenna Servatius was recognized for her brilliance by winning the Daytime Emmy Award for her work on children's favourite Odd Squad, beating household names like Live With Kelly, The View and The Talk.
When Dior Account Executive Maggie Chung is searching for new recruits to fill positions at the global brand’s many outlets across British Columbia, the first place she looks is inside the classrooms of the Makeup Artist Course that launched her into the industry to begin with.
“I love the flexibility of being my own boss,” insists Sabrina Beltrano, relaxing between clients at her professional home at Workshop, one of Downtown Vancouver’s most beloved and fashion-forward salons.