The Fancy Face Team

AN ELITE GROUP OF MAKEUP AND HAIR ARTISTS HAND PICKED FOR THEIR UNPARALLELED SKILL AND PROFESSIONALISM

The Fancy Face team of beauty specialists flawlessly and expertly create individual hair and makeup styles for clients who are walking down the aisle or down the red carpet. Our artists are chosen with great scrutiny to ensure only the best and most experienced work with our clients. Our specialists are unmatched in order to meet our outstanding Fancy Face Standard, and with our roster of 30 talented artists, we are certain we have the perfect artist for you.

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Toronto Beauty Specialists

OUR TORONTO BEAUTY TEAM WILL PROVIDE EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND MAKE YOU FEEL EXQUISITELY BEAUTIFUL

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CEO + FOUNDER

Brittany Gray

An internationally renowned and trusted source of beauty expertise, Brittany Gray empowers people to amplify the beauty within through her respected and much-loved brand Fancy Face. Established over 18 years ago, Fancy Face was inspired by Gray’s boundless passion for the transformative power of makeup, which she discovered while working in film/television as an actress/singer/dancer on some of the most highly coveted Hollywood films today, including Oscar Award Winning ‘Chicago’ (Catherine Zeta Jones) and ‘Amelia’ (Hilary Swank). Gray’s focus on inclusivity, approachable luxury, and timeless, yet also stylish beauty has resonated with people around the globe. As a contributor to GMA, Cityline, The Social, ET Canada, and more, Gray shares tips, techniques, inspiration and beauty products that help viewers feel empowered, gorgeous and the best version of themselves—both inside and out. Gray’s work can be seen in Vanity Fair, FASHION, Hello! Canada, Wedluxe Magazine, and Grace Ormonde, and on some of the most influential faces including Candace Bushnell (Sex In The City), Jillian Harris, Melissa Grelo, Dina Pugliese, Sangita Patel, and more, further cementing her reputation as Canada’s most trusted beauty guru. As a testament to her expertise and talent, Gray’s Fancy Face product line has also been featured in the iconic British Vogue. Gray has also created beauty looks for icon brands, including Maison Birks and Greta Contstanine. Over the past 16 years, Gray has built a renowned and coveted beauty team that has worked with thousands of brides, providing them with timeless bridal glamour on their special day. In 2019, just before the pandemic, she also opened The Rosé Room, the Fancy Face storefront offering clients the chance to shop her signature beauty line while also being pampered by amazing artists for their wedding or special event. Gray’s passion and knowledge for beauty and business extends into her natural ability to inspire and lead other entrepreneurs to success. Gray was the keynote speaker at the First Sundays 2022 event, hosted by the Run the World Summit, where she shared her knowledge to educate and inspire aspiring female entrepreneurs. She also served as a guest speaker at the Markham Board of Trade 2023 Women's Luncheon, where she shared her insights and experiences with other women in business. As a philanthropist and champion for women, Gray partners with charitable events and organizations, including Mamas for Mamas Toronto for which she is the community ambassador.

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COO + Makeup Artist/Hairstylist

Hannah Jasper

After working as an artist on the Fancy Face team for five years, Hannah became Brittany Gray’s right hand and COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Fancy Face in 2021. The progression from artist to COO was something that came naturally to Hannah. After graduating from Sheridan College with High Honours in Makeup for Media and Creative Arts in 2016, her passion for makeup went beyond the application, from ingredient formulation to cosmetic marketing strategies and everything in between, Hannah was enamored with the entire process. Although Hannah studied everything from Skincare and Product Knowledge to Marketing, she believes her experience as a makeup artist is what really set her up for success in her new role. Working with women of all ages, skin tones and skin types has allowed Hannah to truly become an asset kept in the everyday womens back pocket. Helping the Fancy Face community look and in-turn feel their best, is a life-long passion of hers along with facilitating engaging and informative beauty education to assist women in their daily beauty routines.

Fancy Face Team | Sahar

Makeup Artist + Creative Relations and VIP Engagement Manager

Sahar

Sahar has been in the beauty industry for almost 10 years. Since a very young age Sahar has always been very passionate about anything to do with makeup, and playing with colours. Although Sahar went to school to pursue a career in teaching her strong interest in make up brought her back to world of beauty. She was a self taught make up artist and started off at Sephora as a skin and colour consultant where she had the opportunity to receive many trainings and work with brand partners to learn about luxury products and formulas. Building relationship and understanding each individual client’s needs is always the most important to Sahar. Her hard work and passion allowed her to quickly move up in company to an education and colour lead role within Sephora where she had the opportunity to work with individuals on the team one on one as well as host workshops and trainings. She worked with senior artists and other education specialists to train, teach and certify young artists. In her recent years Sahar found out that her true passion within the industry is working with brides. In 2019 she planned her own wedding in 6 months and knows the stress a bride can go through. She also believes that nothing is more exciting and beautiful than the wedding day where all the hard work pays off. Sahar will ensure you feel your best and work with you to fulfill all your bridal dreams by enhancing your natural beauty.

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Retail Operations Manager

Melanie

Mel has been working as a makeup artist for over 10 years. Growing up as a synchronized swimmer and dancer, Mel has always been very passionate about anything to do with makeup artistry, specifically putting entire looks together which include costume and hair. Mel graduated from the University of Guelph in 2010 with a degree in English & Theatre Studies and then went on to graduate from CMU College of Makeup Art & Design in 2013. She has been working predominantly in the area of film and television since. Mel loves helping get an actor into their character through the use of makeup - whether it's a glam look or a bloody breakdown.  She is a member of the Toronto Technicians Union NABET 700 and has worked on many locally filmed shows including Painkiller, The Changeling, Slasher, Locke & Key, Umbrella Academy, The Horror of Delores Roach, Malory Towers and The Next Step. Her client list includes Evan Rachel Wood, Eric McCormack, Laysla De Oliveira, Giacomo Gianniotti, Missy Peregrym, Devery Jacobs, Adelaide Kane, Paula Brancati, Katie Boland, Alisha Newton, Mona Traore, Sabrina Grdevich, Lisa Berry and Blake Talabis. Mel also has an extensive background in management and leadership working for JOEY Restaurants for 8 years in various management roles, most notably guest services for the eaton centre location and as the training manager at the Yorkdale location.  Mel loves meeting all the new and existing Fancy Face clients and helping them find the best products for them, while also teaching them the best ways to use what they purchase.

Fancy Face Team | 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!

Fancy Face Team | Kristina

Makeup Artist + Hairstylist

Kristina

Kristina has been in the industry for 5 years as both a hairstylist and makeup artist. She fell in love with makeup and the beauty world as a young girl watching her mother work as a makeup artist her entire childhood. She knew from a very young age she was destined to help women feel beautiful and to love themselves. She eagerly enrolled in George Brown College of Makeup Artistry and after graduating, not knowing which direction to go in the makeup industry, she volunteered and got involved in anything she could grab her hands onto. It lead her to gain experience in theatre, film, photoshoots and bridal. She then realized an interest for hairstyling as well. After graduating from Marvel Beauty School and becoming a licensed hair stylist colouring and cutting hair in various hair salons, it wasn’t doing it for her anymore. She developed a clientele mainly for bridal hair and makeup and found herself enjoying every second of it. Knowing how happy styling hair and makeup made her, she couldn’t think of a better place to work than Fancy Face!

Melissa | Fancy Face Team Toronto

Makeup Artist + Hairstylist

Melissa B

Melissa has been working in the hair and makeup industry for ten years. She finished a one year apprenticeship at Lift Beauty Boutique in Yorkville Toronto and from there went on to freelance. She has been perfecting her skills over the years working in film, editorial, special events and weddings. Melissa has a special place in her heart for bridal hair and makeup. There is nothing quite as rewarding as being a part of such a special day. The ability to make women feel so confident and beautiful is truly an honour to her. Melissa's eye for detail is evident in her work. She brings new trends while still managing to make you look timelessly beautiful and with Melissa's warm and upbeat personality, you are sure to leave her chair glowing!

Fancy Face Team | Carli

Makeup Artist

Carli

Carli’s passion for make up developed as a young child immersed in competitive dancing. From this experience, she learned to express herself creatively. After completing a Criminology degree at the University of Western Ontario, she realized she wanted to pursue a career in the fine arts and completed a certification at the College of Makeup Art and Design. Prior to joining the Fancy Face team, Carli worked in make up retail and was a self-employed freelance makeup artist. She is excited to work with the Fancy Face team to help make clients feel like the most beautiful version of themselves.

Fancy Face Team | Sheila

Makeup Artist

Sheila

Sheila went to school for interior decorating and loves anything to do with art, design and creativity. Sheila is a self taught makeup artist who began to freelance. Her love for artistry allowed her to go above and beyond for her clients giving them the best experience. She soon after started her career with sephora and attended many master classes and brand trainings to further her skills in product knowledge, perfecting her craft with the latest makeup trends. Sheila enjoys glamming up clients for any occasions on their special day. Her passion for beauty not only made her an expert at makeup but also allowed her to pursue her education in hairstyling to elevate her services and experience for her beautiful clients.

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Makeup Artist

Siobhan

Siobhan’s love for makeup started in high school art class while drawing charcoal portraits, the small details and shading skills made an easy transition into the makeup industry. From a young age Siobhan would visit MAC Cosmetics with her mother and always tell her that her dream was to work there one day and that is exactly where her career started along with freelancing. Siobhan has been extremely fortunate to have traveled to LA to work as an assistant to Canadian celebrity makeup artist Lyndsay Zavitz teaching her the newest trends and techniques in Hollywood glam. New to Toronto Siobhan was looking to become part of a team that would help her evolve as an artist. I feel blessed to work alongside such inspiring talent woman at Fancy Face.

Fancy Face Toronto Team | Jessica

Makeup Artist

Jessica

Amongst her many interests, Jessica found herself drawn to makeup artistry at a very young age. From finding her perfect skincare routine, to executing a flawless eyeshadow blend, everything in between drew her towards doing the same for others and diving into what it takes to become a successful makeup artist. She loves the way getting ready makes her feel, and creating that feeling for others has been a driving force in her career as a makeup artist. Jessica had her first makeup client in 2015, which eventually turned into booking brides, and booking bridal parties shortly after, near and far. Over the years, her portfolio and client base grew quickly, allowing her to use her skills as a makeup artist for Chanel Canada, Toronto’s International Film Festival, and NBC Chicago. She has since immersed herself in freelance and finds herself loving her version of a 9-5. Her charismatic/fun-loving personality allows others to feel comfortable, beautiful, and confident sitting in her chair. This part of her day-to-day life is a constant reminder that fancy is truly a feeling, and helping someone feel their best goes beyond how they look.

Fancy Face Team | Layal

Makeup Artist

Layal

Makeup has always been a part of Layal's life. When she was younger, she could often be found snooping in her mom’s makeup case, and finding a new home for everything she found. When she was finally old enough and allowed to buy makeup, she would spend her time giving all her friends makeovers. After completing her Bachelor of Education at Glendon University and working as a Teacher for a few years, she knew she had time to take on more. Layal, or Lulu for short, enrolled in a makeup course and was certified at Canadian Beauty College. She also went on to be certified by Makeup Artist, Stephanie Valentine (better known as Glamzilla). Layal is also a well seasoned Lash Artist who has been lashing for well over 5 years. She has worked for beauty brands such as Makeup Forever, where she was able to grow creatively as an artist. She also worked with Becca and was able to meet so many beautiful faces and teach them about the brand. Layal is a soft glam specialist and loves to apply makeup and still make you look and feel like you. Her favorite thing about getting to work with her clients is having a lot of laughs and that special moment at the very end when they look into the mirror for the first time and begin to rediscover how beautiful they truly are.

Luiza | Hairstylist

Hairstylist

Luiza

After an unpleasant experience with a hairstyle for a wedding, Luiza decided to study and become a professional herself in order to provide other women with the most hair-caring experience they could have while getting ready for special events. Coming all the way from a South American metropolis, she has been in the beauty industry for over 6 years styling all hair textures, from straight to curly, as well having the opportunity to work with Brazilian celebrities. Luiza is a talented and creative artist who is constantly acquiring new techniques with the best professionals in this industry to improve her skills and be up to date with the latest trends. It’s always a pleasure for her to be part of a bride’s day as she loves the positive energy and every delicate detail that comes with it.

Mira | Hairstylist

Hairstylist

Mira

Mira has been a stylist and colorist for the past 10 years. She attended one of the best schools in Europe as: TONI&GUY, Vidal Sassoon and Leticia Genau. She believes that hair is perfect way of expressing ourselves that has no right to be ignored. Mira is trained and certified using her knowledge to create exactly what her clients are envisioning when they sit down in her chair. She's worked with all types of hair and enjoys doing different hairstyles and is passionate about the process of finding client's own style. She firmly believes that hair is an essential form of self-expression that it is something that should never be overlooked. She approaches each client's hair as a unique canvas, ready to be transformed into a masterpiece that reflects their individuality and personal style. With her vast knowledge and certification, she skillfully creates customized looks that perfectly match her clients' visions, while also enhancing their natural features and unique beauty.

Andrea | Toronto Team

Makeup Artist & Hairstylist

Andrea

Andrea is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience as a licensed hairstylist in the beauty industry. Her unwavering commitment to knowledge and passion is at the core of her work, making her a standout figure in her field. With a deep-seated love for her career, she has not only thrived as a hairstylist but also honed her skills as a professional barber for the past five years, adding a valuable layer of expertise to her repertoire. In pursuit of an all-encompassing role in the beauty industry, Andrea embarked on a journey to expand her skillset. Two years ago, she became a certified Makeup Artist (MUA), a decision driven by her innate desire to be a well-rounded beauty artist. Her dedication to constant improvement is evident through the numerous courses she has undertaken, always seeking to broaden her horizons and enhance her expertise. Andrea firmly believes in the importance of confidence and the value she can bring to her clients. With years of experience in hairstyling and her role as a makeup artist, she is now able to merge her passions. As she puts it, "I want to make people feel good, catering to both men and women. I want to do it all." Andrea's journey has been marked by an unwavering dedication to her craft, and she continues to be a driving force in the ever-evolving world of beauty.

Customer Concierge/General Manager

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’s brand through online social networks, as well as managing all aspects of customer relations and operations for the company.