Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Shaina Azad takes the business of Makeup seriously. That’s how she’s succeeded across multiple disciplines since graduating from top Vancouver Makeup School Blanche Macdonald.
For Blanche Macdonald Makeup graduate Sharon Rai, every day is a labour of love. The lavish ado of marriage was once youth’s sweetest daydream; now, that daydream has grown into the swoon-inducing reality of her workaday, as Canada’s premier bridal Makeup and Hair Artist.
For Blanche Macdonald Makeup graduate Lyle Reimer, the infamous concept of the ‘selfie’ means so much more than a simple point and shoot portrait.
For clients of twice-graduate Paige Roy, imagination is truly at their fingertips. Since launching off from both Blanche Macdonald’s Global Makeup and Nail Parlour programs, Paige has been busy brushing out incredible creatives which have seen nails metamorphosed into monarch butterflies, dragon’s treasure, beetle shells and lightning storms (to name a few).
When Blanche Macdonald graduate Aya Coulter speaks about her triumph at Dior’s North American Makeup Artist Competition, the memories from her time in New York come flooding back.
Here at the Blanche Macdonald Centre we think that Toronto Fashion Makeup Artist Blair Petty is a pretty special talent. They feel the same way about our Makeup grad in his new hometown of Toronto too.
There’s nothing rare about a Makeup Artist taking inspiration from their time at Blanche Macdonald. But Paloma Guerard has taken that inspiration to its ultimate conclusion.
It doesn’t take long to be swept up by Leanne Rae Podavin’s enthusiasm for her art. The Vancouver Special Effects Makeup genius has a passion that students at Canada’s #1 Makeup School get to experience on a regular basis.
Kumi Craig makes men look great for a living. As go-to Male Groomer and Celebrity Makeup Artist, she’s the woman Hollywood and New York Agents call when one of their A-list clients have a shoot or event where they need to look their very best.