Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Hair Colourist, Erin Murphy has been featured in Allure and Teen Vogue, but she's not done growing in her career yet. With advice for Hair Colorists in the making, Erin emphasizes the importance of practice, ongoing education, and finding your own creative road map.
Meet Kalli Wyssen, a Blanche Macdonald Pro Hair graduate and Kevin Murphy Gold Key Colour Educator who is passionate about creating beautiful hair and helping others learn the latest trends and techniques.
With a passion for bleaching, creating the freshest blonde hues, and a good challenge, this Pro Hair grad (and mom of 2) has found her niche as an in-demand blonding specialist and colour correction expert. Amy Bennet co-owns a popular salon, aptly named Waitlist Studio with fellow Pro Hair classmate-turned-best friend-turned-business partner, Jasmine Ballesteros right in the heart of Kamloops, BC!
Growing up in the Philippines, Patrick had never thought that he would pursue a career in hair, let alone become an agency-repped, award-winning stylist at Vancouver's renown Moods salon so soon after graduation.
Pro Hair grad Eliza Trendiak, owner of popular Artel Hair Salons in Vancouver, celebrates five years of business, three locations, 26 employees and a cumulative 35k Instagram followers! "I’ve been so supported and so lucky in my ten years of doing this that I know I can handle it. It’s a journey that started at and was made possible by my time at Blanche Macdonald."
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.
From hair student to the owner of Honey Hair Lounge, Victoria Jazic's quest to find her passion has been a journey. A naturally creative soul, Victoria initially considered studying fine arts before deciding to pursue hair instead. She excelled in Blanche Macdonald's Pro Hair program, finding a position at Volume (Now Honey Hair Lounge) before she even graduated. Now just a few short years later she's worked her way up from rookie hairstylist to salon owner.
Driven by a desire to have an impactful hair career, Lara Dillman knew she needed to be where hair could be studied and appreciated. Polishing her professional self in the classrooms of Blanche Macdonald was the first step, perfecting her skills was the next. It wasn't long after that she landed in her first choice position at one of Vancouver's most prestigious salons, BRUSH.