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Are you a hairstylist and/or makeup artist with a flair for all things “fancy”? We are always looking for talented artists to add to our team. If you are interested, send an email to tiffany@fancyface.ca with your resume, portfolio, headshot and a bit about yourself! 
 

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Toronto Beauty Specialists

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Owner & Creative Director

Brittany
 
Brittany Gray is one of the top Makeup Artists & Beauty Experts in Canada. She has spent over a decade now perfecting her skills on each and every skin tone & type and most recently she has been named the official Bridal Beauty Expert for Kleinfeld Canada and Hudson’s Bay Company. Being a celebrity makeup artist, beauty expert and an actress/singer herself performing in TV/Film productions like the Oscar Award Winning movie ‘Chicago'(Miramax), ‘Deal Or No Deal Canada'(Global), ‘Lost Girl'(Showcase), ‘Dan For Mayor'(CTV), ‘InSecurity'(CBC), ‘Aaron Stone'(Disney) & ‘Amelia'(Avalon Pictures) to name a few, her advice and guidance in the world of beauty has been scouted by thousands of women and counting. Since she was a small child, she grew up on film sets sitting in the makeup chair and learned all the tips and tricks to look like a star. Brittany is also a sought after beauty expert sharing her knowledge on national TV programs like ‘The Social’ CTV & ‘Cityline’ on CITY. She is a regular beauty contributor writing monthly articles for ‘Niche Magazine’ as well! As a Complections International graduate and business woman, she now shares her knowledge and skills with all of her clientele and provides them with a way to stand out from the crowd. As well as working with clientele, she utilizes her makeup artist skill sets in every area of the industry. Most notably, her work has been seen on ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ on CTV, Much Music, ‘Risky Business’ on Slice TV, ‘Battle Of The Blades’ and whether you are a bride-to-be, performer, celebrity, film producer, photographer or just a women in need of looking fabulous, Brittany Gray is the artist you need to make it happen. www.brittanygray.com
 
 

Tiffany

General Manager/Customer Relations

Tiffany
 
Tiffany is a graduate from the Fashion Communications program at Ryerson University. She has a passion for all things fashion and beauty, with a diverse range of public relations experience in these industries and more. As an early adopter of the digital revolution and new media channels, she has managed major multimedia outreach campaigns for various clients. Tiffany’s creative and strategic approaches are focused on expanding Fancy Face Inc.’s brand through online social networks, as well as managing all aspects of customer relations and operations for the company. 

 

Administrative Assistant

Eugenia

Eugenia is a big lover of art, history and culture, which has resulted in her obtaining a B.A. in Archaeology from the University of Toronto, and many travels abroad where she spent countless hours in museums and historical sites. In order to fund her love of travel, she decided to go to Seneca College after university to obtain a law clerk diploma, and she currently works in an employment legal clinic in downtown Toronto. She also has extensive experience in the retail and customer relations fields, where she cultivated a love for interacting with customers and an interest in brand management. She is especially interested in the luxury beauty business and hopes to expand on this interest in her new role at Fancy Face Inc. Eugenia is assisting her sister Tiffany in an administrative and customer relations capacity at Fancy Face Inc., along with contributing to the company’s blog. She is enjoying her new role greatly and is further developing her passion for high-end beauty and the wedding industry on a whole. She hopes to make your Fancy Face Inc. experience as lovely and as glamourous as possible!   


 

Makeup Artists/Hairstylists

Brittany L

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Brittany L

Brittany has been working in the industry as a freelance makeup artist for the past ten years. She graduated from Complections International Academy specializing in bridal, fashion, television and film. She has honed her skills over the years working in numerous fashion shows, photoshoots and weddings. Although she loves all aspects of the industry, she is truly passionate about bridal. Helping women feel beautiful and glamorous on the most important day of their lives is an honour for Brittany and sharing that experience with her clients is extremely rewarding! She believes that focusing on enhancing their best features and most importantly, listening to her clients to achieve the look that they desire, is the key to being a successful makeup artist. Her eye for detail and love for what she does really shows in her work. Brittany is an innovative artist with the creativity and skill to make anything possible. Whether its for your big day, photoshoots or any special event, Brittany is the artist to help you look and feel radiant!


Tahlia

Makeup Artist

Tahlia

Tahlia got her start in makeup early on, while backstage during her years as a dancer. As any young girl, she always found it fascinating to look at all the pretty makeup that the older dancers had! She soon developed an interest in the beauty industry and enrolled in the Cosmetics Techniques and Management Program at Seneca College. Shortly before graduating, she contacted a dance friend and budding business owner: Brittany Gray at Fancy Face Inc. With the offer of being any help that she could, Tahlia soon became one of the first few Fancy Face Inc. team members. Graduating with top marks in her class and making excellent connections ensured Tahlia yet another industry job as one of the artists for the Canadian Makeup brand Lise Watier. After learning as much as she could, Tahlia decided it was time to test her skills even more and join MAC Cosmetics. This gave Tahlia the courage to start to work solely as a Makeup Artist. She found that work came easy to her and she tried her hand at various projects from short films to Special Effects projects to fashion and bridal shoots and industry headshots. Loving every minute of getting to know a future bride and being a part of such a special day really encourages Tahlia to give her best to every special client that she meets.


Angela X

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Angela X

Angela has always had a passion for the Beauty Industry. She developed a fascination with the Art at an early age, and enjoyed witnessing the effect that an application can have on a client’s self-esteem and confidence. She was, without a doubt, hooked and decided to take this passion and make it her career! Since graduating with High Honours from the Cosmetic Techniques and Management Program at Sheridan, Angela has been able to create a distinct aesthetic that is unique and original. She began sharpening her skills working in retail makeup stores shortly after graduating. It was during her employment with Sephora when her interest in industry renowned and luxury brands expanded. During the few years she spent in retail, she networked with top Artists and Photographers in Bridal, Fashion, and TV/Film. She had the pleasure of learning the tricks of the trade from them, perfecting her skills along the way. Having had numerous opportunities to showcase her work, Angela is quickly making a name for herself within the industry. Her impeccable accuracy and ability to think outside of the box is admired by everyone she has worked with.


Presley

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Presley

Presley has had a spark for creativity ever since she was young. After being the head makeup artist and designer for a number of theatre productions within the GTA, she wanted to expand her knowledge, skills and techniques. After graduating from two of Sheridan College’s well-known programs (Cosmetic Techniques as well as Special Effects Makeup) she has been able to network with professionals, consistently add to her book and build her clientele.While working alongside key makeup artists for Judy INC, Presley has developed a strong eye for detail and has been able to hone and perfect her skills and techniques. Presley has been onset for a number of short films, and has recently become a regular makeup artist for Fenian Films INC. Some of her work has been featured in the style section for Ebay Canada, on the cover of Veux Magazine and has won an award in Applied Arts Magazine. Presley’s ability to create, teach and inspire women from all over the world has made her a versatile, confident and sought after makeup artist.


Makeup Artist

Lily

Lily’s love of makeup and beauty began at a very young age as a result of always being on stage. Several years of wearing red lipstick and electric blue eyeshadow, she developed and perfected several techniques that allowed her to become the key makeup artists for her dance company which performed throughout the GTA as well as internationally. She continued to work as a freelance makeup artist specializing in Bridal, Event, and Film/Television makeup for over six years. After graduating from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Arts Management, she enrolled into the Canadian Beauty College to obtain her Makeup Artist Diploma. Her dedication and passion for the beauty industry was shown through her work and was asked to become one of the makeup instructors for the head office location following her graduation. Through her experiences she is constantly learning and grateful for every opportunity, including showcasing her work at the International Makeup Artist Tradeshow, Canadian Bridal Shows and training with Dany Sanz the creator of Make Up For Ever as well as international trainer; David Arbid. She truly loves being a makeup artist and being able to enhance every client, making them feel truly beautiful and special on their big day.


Allyssa

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Allyssa

Allyssa is a graduate of the complete program at Complections College of Make Up Art and Design in Toronto- ranking in the top three of her class. Prior to this certification Allyssa, who has a love and passion for art, has worked in the makeup industry, for private clients, bridal and fashion as well as worked for MAC Cosmetics. Since graduation, she has also worked for Shu Uemura while continuing her love for the bridal industry completing makeup and hair styling. Allyssa is passionate about the makeup industry as she believes that every woman deserves to look and feel their best. She believes that make up is a very personal expression therefore, she focuses on her client’s desires as well, she provides recommendations based on client wants and needs. Allyssa loves detail and will ensure that each of her client’s feel beautiful inside and out.


Georgia

Makeup Artist

Georgia

Georgia Colero is a professional Make-up Artist based out of Toronto. She has worked on many prominent Canadian events and shows such as ET Canada, The Canadian Screen Awards, the MMVA’s, TIFF, and Master Chef Canada. She has had the pleasure of working with International celebrities such as Lorde, Ellie Goulding and The Imagine Dragons to name a few. After graduating from Complections International Academy in 2011, Georgia honed her skills working as a freelance make-up artist on the pro-team for Lancome and has immersed herself in the beauty industry ever since. Georgia has worked in film, television, theatre, fashion, bridal and editorial. She specializes in beauty make-up, as well as special effects. Georgia is always up to date on the latest trends in make-up and will work with you to make sure you look and feel glamorous on your big day!


Melissa D

Makeup Artist

Melissa D

Melissa takes great pride in bringing her personal approach to enhancing the unique beauty of each client. She began her career 8 years ago as a graduate of Sheridan College’s Makeup Artistry Program and immediately landed a position as an artist for MAC Cosmetics. From there she quickly expanded her freelance career to many different facets of the industry. Melissa has worked as an artist for countless brides, runway fashion shows, television, photo-shoots, special occasions, corporate head-shots & advertising. Presently, she is also part of the Regional Makeup Artist Team for Laura Mercier, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, and Burberry Beauty. In addition, Melissa proudly shares her talent & skills to the Look Good Feel Better workshops (for woman battling cancer) as a Volunteer Makeup Artist at Sunnybrook Hospital.


Christina

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Christina

Christina is a New York native who has been in the beauty industry for over 7 years working with both hair and makeup. She has traveled all over the East Coast working with cosmetic companies such as NARS and Bobbi Brown as a Regional Makeup Artist. She has also recently worked with the cast of ‘E! Network’s’ Total Divas during their first season. Although Christina has been in the industry for many years, she continues to take classes to further her knowledge in both hair and makeup. As the beauty industry is consistently changing, Christina feels it necessary to change with it to meet her clients wants and needs; it is a must to deliver the exact look her client’s request! She loves that she can make women look and feel great for their special events. Whether it be a simple classic look or a true full on glam, Christina will make it happen!
 

Justyna

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Justyna

Justyna has been passionate about hair and makeup since she was a little girl. She believes that every woman is beautiful and she loves to accentuate that natural beauty. For the past couple of years Justyna has been creating flawless faces for Ontario brides, fashion, and commercial clients. Justyna is a gifted makeup artist renowned for her light handed and meticulous makeup application and her fresh, flawless and luminous “Victoria’s Secret” style. Justyna gained her initial qualifications studying at Glow Academy in Toronto, before refining her skills over assisting bridal makeup artists in UK and Spain. She specializes in bridal, glamour and fashion makeup. Justyna’s love for her craft and her reliable, punctual and easy-going nature ensure she is always on-time, and calm mannered in even the most high pressure situations. 


 

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

 Hannah

Hannah’s love and passion for makeup has led her to pursue her dream as a career. Hannah is a “Makeup for Media and Creative Arts” Sheridan College graduate. She finds pride in making people feel their best. What’s unique about her approach is that she asks questions and listens first, as her client’s personal visions, needs and comfort are of the utmost priority. Hannah understand the demands of today’s HD cameras and is always up to date with the latest beauty trends and products, ensuring that everyone will look picture perfect on and off screen. Hannah believes looking fresh, radiant, classic and flawless is the ultimate goal for her clients’ experience. The client will feel beautiful in her own skin, guaranteeing she will still look like herself, but at her very best, on her big day.


Makeup Artist

Jessica

Jessica has always been very passionate about the beauty industry. Intrigued by makeup at a young age, she decided to take this passion and make it into a career. After graduating from the Canadian Beauty College, Jessica immersed herself in the freelance industry while also working at MAC Cosmetics. She is extremely passionate about her work and strives to provide complete satisfaction with every makeup application. Her skills have been obtained and tested through a number of weddings, proms, special occasions, and photoshoots. Jessica’s experience in customer service contributes to her ability to effectively communicate with each client to ensure their specific needs are met which she believes is a crucial part in having every client leave happy and feeling beautiful!


Makeup Artist

Pree

Pree has always had a passion for makeup and a desire to use her creativity to enhance a person’s beauty. After completing Seneca Collage’s Makeup Artistry program, she diligently started building her portfolio and gaining experience in the beauty industry. Pree’s talent and ambition have allowed her to quickly excel at what she loves to do. Whether, it’s beauty, bridal, fashion or editorial, Pree strives to always provide her clients with a look that will impress. She possesses a dynamic personality and integrates her professional side with fun and creativity. She continues to cultivate and expand upon her own artistic sensibilities while keeping up with seasonal trends within the beauty and fashion industry. If you’re looking for a skilled artist who will ensure you leave her chair looking and feeling glamorous then Pree is the artist for you!


Makeup Artist

Dana

Dana has been an artist for as long as she can remember. Whether painting, singing or dancing, her life has been dominated by artistic pursuits. Fascinated by beauty and fashion, she moved from one artistic outlet to another and enrolled in the Complete Makeup Program at the illustrious Complections International Academy of Makeup Artistry. Although specializing in bridal makeup, she has worked on; Fashion Shows, Print, Theatre Productions, Television/Film and everything in between. In an industry that is constantly evolving, Dana’s artistic eye and ability to evoke beauty has ensured that she is always on top of the latest trends and comfortable executing the latest styles and techniques, while combining her signature style of a fresh and flawless approach Dana stays ahead of the curve.


 

Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Bianca

Bianca fell in love with the wedding industry early on. With a love of makeup starting as a young dancer and with a background in design, it was easy for her to follow her passion. Bianca has been freelancing for over 4 years after completing her certificate with Canadian Beauty college. She is very passionate about all aspects of the industry and possesses a vast knowledge of up to date trends and styles. Whether it be experimenting with new products, or perfecting a new skill, she is always building upon her craft. She has recently completed a hair styling course to offer this popular service to her clients and couldn’t be more excited to use these new skills. She draws inspiration from the empowerment makeup has for herself and the women she has created for. Her many years of customer service experience have also allowed her to forge trusting relationships with clients to achieve the beautiful wedding day look they’ve always wanted. Her art and design background have also given her the tools to expand creatively and offer exciting, bolder looks to a wider selection of clients. Her number one goal as a makeup artist is to communicate and understand the clients vision, turning their dreams into reality.


Makeup Artist

Victoria

Victoria’s love of makeup started at a young age from always being on stage as a dancer.  That quickly became a passion and grew into a love for everything beauty and bridal.  In the beginning, she was taught by some of the best to work on set for TV and Film.  After graduating from Canadian Beauty College, her enthusiasm and passion for the beauty industry was demonstrated through her work and was soon asked to become one of the makeup instructors at one of the locations following graduation.  Victoria plunged herself into the freelance industry and she refined her skills by working at Sephora shortly after.  Her product knowledge gives her the ability to effectively communicate with each and every client.  Victoria’s end goal is to have each client leave her chair happy and feeling beautiful!


 
Hairstylists
 
Shannon

Hairstylist

Shannon

New York native, Shannon brings her expertise in hair styling to Toronto. Having over ten years in the beauty industry and training all over North America, she is the perfect stylist to put you at ease on your special day.
Shannon’s versatility transcends all styles whether yours is modern and chic to traditional and classic. It brings her great joy helping woman of all ages to evoke their inner beauty and let their own personal style shine through with gorgeous, flawless hair.

Alysse

Hairstylist

Alysse

Alysse’s mother always told her “do what you love, love what you do.” This launched Alysse’s career and love for hairstyling. Alysse graduated with honours from the hairstyling program at St. Lawrence College in Kingston. She learned to live and breathe customer service while working first at the James Brett Salon in Kingston, then at the prestigious Valentino’s Salon in Whitby and even did additional training in the art of hairstyling in Dallas and New York City. As a licensed hairstylist, she honed her skill while working at several blow dry bars in Toronto. Alysse constantly keeps up on the latest hair trends. She has a great talent for just the right hair for your setting or event. Alysse’s greatest thrill comes from creating that perfect look for weddings and photo shoots, small and big screens.
 
 

Monique

Hairstylist

Monique

Monique has worked for over a decade in two of Toronto’s most elite salons, giving her access to an extensive education with North America’s most established Redken and L’Oreal stylist in updos and blow-drys. Monique has had the pleasure to style celebrities such as Nina Dobrev for E-Talk’s “red carpet ready” interview, landing Nina on the cover of Toronto star. She has also styled singer Sarah Sleen and Victoria’s Secret model Petra Nemcova on several occasions. She has felt the rush of backstage working at Toronto Fashion Week as well as styling makeovers for Canadian Living magazine. Not only does Monique have passion for creating incredible, strong held, soft romantic looks, it is her attention to detail that drives her to carry out what the client dreams up.


Brittany M

Hairstylist

Brittany M
Brittany has dreamed of being a professional hairstylist ever since she was little girl. Being in the beauty industry for over five years now, her love and passion for it grows everyday. Brittany (now being the 3rd “Brittany” on the Fancy Face Inc. team), graduated from Valentino’s Grand Salon Academy and continued her training in the U.S as well in places like Dallas Texas, Los Angeles and California. Brittany recently had the immense honour of doing Olympian Emily Batty’s updo for her wedding day. Brittany specializes in long hair styles, blow outs and updos which makes working for Fancy Face Inc. her absolute dream job. Her passion for weddings and styling makes her so excited to be apart of your big day.

Hairstylist

Denise
Growing up, Denise has always found herself experimenting with hair on her sisters and friends. She was always drawn to helping or fixing and doing peoples’ hair around her. It seemed to come naturally to her. After high school she ended up going towards the health field but it didn’t take long for her to realize it was not her passion at all. Shortly after, beauty college it was. She graduated from pro image hair academy and a week after started her career working for a couple top salons in Newmarket. Now she has over 5 years of experience in colour, styling, cutting, blow outs, up dos and more. She found herself doing more and more bridal clients from the salons as they came and very much enjoyed it which led her to join the Fancy Face team to focus on brides even more.

Nadia

Nadia is a passionate hairstylist who has been in the hair industry for over 15 years. She has excellent skills specializing in bridal, photoshoots, magazines, and other special events. Nadia has perfected her skills and techniques over the years as she has worked in a variety of hair salons and as a freelance hair stylist. Her love and patience for hairstyling results in client satisfaction as she makes them feel beautiful not only externally but internally also. Her work ethics have proven her to be dedicated and hard working. Nadia caters to every clients needs whether it be simply elegant or a glamorous look, she is determined to make each client look radiant for every occasion.