Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
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
Intern with New York’s Kelly Cutrone
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
International Superstar: Vogue, i-D, Marc Jacobs
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
An avid traveller and flight attendant, Jana Bizzari came to Vancouver from Italy for what she thought would be a short visit. But she quickly fell in love with the city, opting to stay much longer. Ultimately this is where she would reshape her professional journey, leaving her mile-high career behind to pursue her passion for makeup. Now she has blossomed into a fashion Makeup Artist, sought after in YVR, Russia, and her native Italy.
Catch up with Global Makeup grad Lyle Reimer (AKA @lylexox)! Since graduating from Blanche Macdonald's Makeup program, Lyle has blown up, earning nearly 150k followers on Instagram, working on global projects with major fashion brands including Gucci, Moschino and Viktor and Rolf, and even starring in his own documentary on CBC.
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.
Fresh faced and humbly confident, Andrea offers a huge smile from her red-slicked lips immediately upon meeting me. Her rolled ‘r’s and charming Spanish accent make every word so melodious, it’s hard not to be hypnotized once she begins speaking of her native Guadalajara, Mexico and her passion for her artistry.