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OWNER / LASH TECH / MAKEUP ARTIST / HAIRSTYLIST
Joanna Keller has been working in the beauty industry since 2008. She began her career as a makeup artist / hair stylist after attending Blanche Macdonald. She worked with many different makeup lines during her first year, gaining a large knowledge of beauty brands and products. A makeup client of Joanna’s that had just returned from Korea and brought the new eyelash-extension trend to her attention. “She was rocking a more natural looking version of individual cluster lashes but said they lasted up to 6 weeks and that they were super comfortable and glued to her eyelashes not her skin. I was intrigued and the rest is history.”
After being the original eyelash technician in 2 of Vancouver’s most popular eyelash salons, Jo decided to form her own company using all of her creative skills. Beautique™ started as a mobile company Servicing models, photographers and at home clients and has grown to be one of Vancouver’s top beauty studios. Joanna is known as one of the pioneers in the eyelash extension industry and has trained many of the city’s top lash techs. Ms. Keller’s reputation for quality has resulted in her being first on the Celebrity call-list and photos of her editorial eyelash work is being shared by the worlds top bloggers, beauty press and brands.
LASH TECH / MAKEUP ARTIST / HAIR STYLIST
Born and raised in Vancouver, Cristina (referred to by new clients as: “the girl with the glasses” or “the girl with the brows”) is a certified beauty artist with 5+ years experience, lending her services to various films, photoshoots, weddings and more. Always looking for something new to learn and the top trends, Cristina uncovered the lash path and she’s been blazing through it since 2012.
With her extensive background in everything beauty Cristina understands that everyone is different and it’s her mission is to satisfy all your beauty needs from lashes to makeup to hair, just as your heart desires!
LASH TECH / MAKEUP ARTIST
Tatiana Taveres is a creative and diligent makeup and lash artist that has a serious attention to detail and perfection… she simply will not settle for less. Tatiana graduated from Blanche Macdonald in 2009 and has been ambitiously working in the beauty industry since. She has plenty of experience working editorial shoots, independent films, weddings, music videos, headshots, special events… you name it.
Tatiana just loves to make things pretty. She has always enjoyed working with her hands and transforming things to make them as perfect as possible. She loves sharing her knowledge and opinion about pretty much everything-especially makeup and lashes.
Whether you’re looking for something natural to uber dramatic, Tatiana is able to customize the perfect lash or makeup style that works for you specifically. Fun, chatty and extremely knowledgeable, Tatiana’s your girl. She knows what’s up. Just ask!
LASH TECH / MAKEUP ARTIST
Elizabeth defines passion, always giving her all in her work and her personal life. A former cheerleader and hockey player, she understands that in order to be the best you have to work hard.
A graduate of the Blanche Macdonald Aesthetics program in 2012, Elizabeth has always enjoyed the beauty industry. Wanting to share her love of the industry, Elizabeth has done work in nails, massage, facials, and waxing and has also worked on weddings as a freelance makeup artist. In her relentless pursuit of perfection Elizabeth is constantly learning new skills and tricks of the trade. Finding her own inspiration for art, style, and beauty Elizabeth has over 30 tattoos and has plans for more.
Elizabeth started doing eyelash extensions in 2014, and immediately fell in love with the trade. She now focuses her passion and dedication to providing the best experience for her clients and wants to augment each client’s unique look and beauty by customizing each lash set to suit their eyes and needs. Elizabeth also continues to work as a freelance makeup artist, so for that big event or special day why not have her give you the full package to have you looking your best!
MAKEUP ARTIST / HAIR STYLIST
Ashley was born and raised in Alberta and came to Vancouver to pursue her career in the Beauty Indusry. Miss Hotton is a natural with hair and can provide you with a beautiful updo or downdo for your special events. She has studied makeup at Blanche Macdonald Centre and loves doing editorial, glamour and bridal. Working at a laser clinic in the past and doing skin care Ashley knows how to work with all skin types to provide you with the best experience. She believes that there is no greater feeling than helping a woman see her true beauty.
Sam has been lashing for the past 4 years. After attending the Blanche MacDonald makeup program she was immediately drawn to the art of eyelash extensions.
Inspired by beauty icons such as Marilyn Monroe, the Olson twins and Lana del Ray and driven by her love for classic beauty, Sam masters the emphasis of eyes and lips. Lash extensions that look natural and capture unique style of her clients is her specialty.
It helps that one of Sam ‘s strong suits is connecting with every client and she strives to create long lasting relationships with each individual.
If you are looking for lashes that look like your own (but better!) and want a relaxing time with good conversation … Sam is definitely your girl!