EARL SIMPSON

Earl has been cutting and styling men’s hair for the past 12 years, with a formal background education in men’s hair-cutting and barbering. Earl’s down to earth personality is key in creating a comfortable environment for each and every one of his clients.

DAVID ALLAN JONES (US PAPERS)

As an international Makeup & Hair Artist, David travels the world. His work with the renowned Pat McGrath includes runway shows in Milan and Paris for Prada, Versace, Bottega Veneto, Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana, Paco Robanne, Lanvin, Christian Dior, Yoji Yamamoto, Viktor and Rolf, Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Valentino, McQueen, Louis Vuitton, and Miu Miu. David’s has worked on campaigns Prada, Gucci, Miu Miu, Brioni, and Versace.  His editorial clients include Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Wall Paper, GQ, Grazia, and Flare.

LILIANE S.

Born in Iran, Liliane moved to Canada with her family when she was 10. At the age of 18, she started her training in hair styling at the reputable La Coupe on Sherbrooke street. During her days at La Coupe, Dick Walsh would often pop by and grab her to work on fashion shows and campaigns he was producing. Liliane quickly got noticed and landed an agent to represent her and book her on prestigious stints like Le Château, Holts, Femme de Carrière, becoming a regular collaborator of photographers Barry Harris, Monic Richard, Patrice Massé.

At 28, Liliane moved to Asia, worked and lived there for twenty years, contributing to both commercial jobs and prestigious magazines such as Bazaar and Wallpaper. She moved back to Canada in 2011 where fashion is getting reacquainted with her.

Passionate about her trade and everything she touches, life is her main inspiration. “Anything can become a playground for experimentation. I try to keep my senses alive”.

FELIX LARIVIERE

Award winning hair stylist, Felix Lariviere, has worked as a professional in the industry for over 17 years.

Felix’s creativity and versatility are constantly evolving – after almost two decades he continues to garner praise and is consistently booked on Hollywood movies, television series, commercials and fashion shows.  In addition to his talent, Felix is recognized for his ability to bring together and manage teams of hair & makeup artists on large projects.  He and his team recently concluded The Wolverine staring Hugh Jackman and White House Down staring Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum and Maggie Gyllenhaal.  Other recent film credits include Mirror Mirror starring Julia Roberts, The Moth Diaries (Sarah Bolger, Lily Cole), Immortal (Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto and Kellan Lutz), The Beautiful Life (Sara Paxton, Misha Barton, Elle Macpherson and Corbin Bleu).

Amongst his accolades are the Gold medal for L’Oreal Hair (1995-1996), the CREA Commercial Hairstylist (2009- 2010). Felix is also frequently hired to promote and educate teams on top brands and products.  He is also a member of IATSE 514.

CYNTHIA CHRISTINA (US PAPERS)

Cynthia-Christina started practicing makeup and hair as an art form to complement her need for aesthetic expression. Working with an expert skill set, Cynthia-Christina is Montreal’s rising star.  Cynthia-Christina is already in high demand for all the top beauty magazines and publications including Elle, Clin D’oeil, Lou Lou, La Gazette and most recently KILL magazine. Cynthia-Christina’s newest body of work is featured on the cover of Elle Quebec. With a degree in English as well as being fully bilingual, Cynthia-Christina writes for top beauty blogs, social media submissions and online magazines. This caught the attention of other stimulating artists in the industry such as the Triptyque collective, with whom she has created several projects for noteworthy members participating in the industry such as designer Denis Gagnon and The Opera of Montreal.

Her youthful energy and knowledge of pop culture keeps her in demand as a trend setter and beauty forecaster already working with some of the world’s top talents. Recently returning from New York, where she worked with top international models shooting seven stunning fashion and beauty editorials featured in magazines such as Saints, Glassbook and Kenton, Cynthia-Christina’s career is about to explode.

Driven by her passion and eagerness to constantly surpass herself as well as be a leader in her field, Cynthia-Christina has proven to be Canada’s rising star. Due to all of her successes in Montreal, Cynthia-Christina is now also heavily in demand in the Toronto market and abroad.

DELIA LUPAN

Delia is a complete artist, with great depth to her talent and vision in Makeup, Hair Styling and Manicures. Leaving behind the finance world, she fell in love with the beauty realm, finding a new outlet where she could push her own creativity. Her constant craving for creating the finest artistry keeps her focused on continuously perfecting her skills. She strives to be current, fresh and on trend, constantly updating her body of work while following the latest in fashion and beauty.

Delia’s versatile skills have allowed her to work alongside Moroccanoil at New York Fashion Week and Essie at World Mastercard Fashion Week Toronto. Her attention to detail and flawless results got her noticed and favoured to work with major brands: Hugo Boss, Mango, L’Oreal, Lancome, P&G, Covergirl, Essence, H&M, Bourjois, Puma, Sally Hansen, Shoppers Drug Mart, Ssense, Le Chateau, just to name a few.

Having worked with numerous internationally acclaimed photographers and directors, including Inez and Vinoodh, Marco Brambilla, Max Abadian, Delia’s work has been seen in the country’s top editorial magazines, such as Elle, Flare, Fashion, Chatelaine, Clin d’oeil, Dress to Kill, Glow, along with countless influential international publications.

Delia has had the pleasure of working with world’s top models and celebrities, including Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne, Lupita Nyong’o, Madds Mikkelsen, Daniel Gillies, Suvi Koponen.

Delia also occupies the position of Editor-in-chief for BLOWE Magazine, while writing for her own beauty blog, and her expertise has been sought out by various other publications.

In 2015 Delia received Best Hair Stylist Of The Year at the P&G Beauty Awards.

TIMOTHY HUNG

Celebrity artist Timothy Hung has worked with industry top names such as Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Nars and Make Up For Ever. The philosophy that makeup and fashion go hand-in-hand transcends through Timothy’s work.

After graduating with first class honors from Istituto Maragoni School of Fashion Design in Italy, Timothy returned to Canada to further his expertise while attending the notable school of Blanche Macdonald. Soon after his graduation Timothy started working on the international runway circuit in Milan with M.A.C. Cosmetics. He has participated in various shows including Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Moschino and Dsquared2.  Aside from the runway scene Timothy has worked on various music videos and editorial publications, most notably including Maxim and Elle Magazine. Timothy is known in the industry for his knowledge, skills, and ability to produce a finished product. His skill set and knowledge base in styling, makeup, and hair prove Timothy to be an inspiration.

Currently Timothy’s primary endeavors include his work as instructor for Blanche Macdonald Centre, and as celebrity artist for Christian Dior Beauty Canada.

OZ ZANDIYEH

Oz has always been inspired by beauty. As a young girl, she would paint her friends faces with toy store makeup.  This lead to her experimenting with real makeup and eventually pursuing makeup as a career.

As a graduate and instructor of the prestigious Blanche Macdonald Center, Oz has established herself as a creative force in the industry.  Her love of everything pretty keeps her ahead of the curve by constantly perfecting her techniques and keeping her perspective fresh and creative.

Her easy-going, approachable persona and imaginative style has made her a favorite for collaborations with photographers. Her passion and aesthetic for beauty combined with her love of old Hollywood glamour and fashion are what drives her creativity.

Oz is based out of Vancouver, BC.

ELLEN PRATT

“I really love making people feel great and look beautiful,” says makeup and hair expert Ellen Pratt. “It’s wonderful to see the change that comes over someone when they see their beauty potential realized.”

A talented artist with a natural eye for beauty, Ellen began her career in Los Angeles working in print, commercials and television. She garnered her professional skills from renowned L.A. artists through UCLA. Honing her talents helped Ellen to establish a successful career in California. She found herself consistently being hired for print and commercial jobs, as well as television and music shows for networks like Universal, Turner TV and BET. “I really enjoy working in both the mediums, print and film, it keeps it interesting to be in both worlds,” she says.

When Ellen returned home to her native Canada, she sought to develop a notable presence in the Canadian market. Based out of British Columbia since 2000, Pratt’s list of accomplishments is constantly expanding, and includes many top tier clients in print advertising, television commercials, magazine covers and editorials.
Ellen’s beauty aesthetic ranges from natural to glamorous, but she says that most importantly, “It’s about working with a team to bring out someone’s unique beauty and create a fabulous image”.

When Ellen finds time to put down her blush brush, she enjoys time with friends, traveling, fashion, decorating, baking, yoga and most recently, gardening.

SHAWNA LEE

Shawna began her foray into fashion at the age of 13 as an international model with Elite Models. Traveling the world as a model gave Shawna the opportunity to explore the world of beauty in front of the camera. While modeling, Shawna picked up some hair and makeup tools and never looked back!

Being known for her natural, flawless makeup and hair techniques as well as a keen eye for composition and color, Shawna’s passion for her craft has garnered her top advertising campaigns and editorials, as well as the launch of online Fashion as Art magazine Bon Bon Magazine.

Shawna has worked with a variety of celebrities and personalities, including Freya Tingley (Hemlock Grove), Landon Liboiron (Hemlock Grove ), Penelope Mitchell (Hemlock Grove), Brian Beaumier (Handyman Challenge), Scott McGillivary (Income Property), Rick Campenelli (ET Canada) and Cheryl Hickie (ET Canada), Drake, K’Naan, Emily Haines, One Direction, Shae Mitchell (Pretty Little Liars), Heather Morris (Glee), Jessica Stam and Daria Werbowy.