Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Inspired by a life-long love for TV & Film, modelling, and all things beauty, Mika enrolled Blanche Macdonald’s Makeup program to pursue a career as a an on-set Makeup Artist. However, she quickly realized that applying makeup and providing beauty services for clients fulfilled her passion for beauty more than special effects ever had. Sparked by her newfound direction Mika returned to Blanche Macdonald and enrolled in the Esthetics program, which led her to the rewarding career that she has today as the owner and beauty director of Prép Beauty Parlour—Vancouver’s premier beauty studio.
In the midst of a general arts degree, Bridget Thiessen took up a part job where she first discovered visual merchandising. Though she didn't realize it at the time she had serendipitously discovered her calling. 8 years and a Fashion Marketing diploma later, Bridget is now full immersed in the world of Merchandising as Club Monaco's District Visual Manager.
Already a successful Bridal Makeup Artist in Taiwan, Sunny Lee came to Blanche Macdonald to expand her extensive skills in order to pursue her love for Fashion Makeup artistry. Now she beautifies models and celebs for fashion shoots on the daily, making her lifelong dream a reality.
Fashion Makeup Artist Jerry Kuo is conjuring up some of the fashion world's chicest editorial looks. The faces that Jerry paints have graced the pages of China's top Fashion publications, including Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, FHM, and GQ.
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.
Laura Sanchez is a living example of the wondrous things that come from fearlessly and relentlessly chasing your passion. Laura has built a life around her passions, which have now become her profession.