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Meet The Team

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Alyson Gough

Founder and Head Artist

Alyson is a certified Makeup Artist and Hair stylist with over 16 years experience in the beauty industry. Alyson began her freelance career in film and television after graduating with honours from Sheridan College’s Cosmetic’s program.

 

Alyson excelled as a Beauty Boutique Manager at Shoppers Drug Mart for several years. As her freelance career evolved, Alyson directed her focus towards the world of bridal beauty. During this time Alyson also worked at MAC Cosmetics in Nordstroms and Blo Blow Dry Bar as she continued to perfect her craft.

 

As Alyson’s freelance business grew, she rebranded her company to Emerald Beauty – Makeup & Hair and now has an amazing team of artists. Alyson is known for her flawless airbrush work and natural makeup. Clients have consistently praised Alyson for her approachable nature, friendliness, and kindness. Her mission is clear: to ensure that every client's journey with her is nothing short of wonderful, resulting in the perfect look for their special day.

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Brandi

Airbrush Makeup Artist/ Hair stylist

Brandi is a certified Hair and Makeup Artist, specializing in weddings and photo shoots. Brandi developed a passion for the makeup industry through her many years of experience as a model. These experiences have provided her with a deep understanding of how different looks are captured on camera.

Brandi’s knowledge and passion for makeup shines through her work. She has very quickly become a sought after makeup artist and her work has been featured in magazines. Brandi is known for her great people skills and has been praised for her ability to naturally enhance those beautiful features that clients never knew they had.

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Chelsea

Airbrush Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Chelsea is a Toronto-based Makeup Artist with over 10 years of experience in bridal hair and makeup and also specializes in airbrush. When she’s not glamming up wedding parties, Chelsea also does hair and makeup in the film industry, working on projects such as Suits, Designated Survivor, Flatliners, Titans, Killer High and more. Chelsea’s passion is creating exquisite makeup looks on faces everywhere and helping her clients to feel confident and look their best!

Chelsea speaks fluent French. 

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Victoria 

Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Bio coming soon

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Jessica

Airbrush Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Jessica is a Professional make-up artist and hair stylist based in Toronto. With over 8 years of experience, Jess focuses on timeless, natural looks. It’s very important to her that the client always feels comfortable in their own skin. 

 

She has a background in Finance and Economics but has a true passion and love for the makeup industry. It all began when she was gifted her first Mac lipstick at 12 years old. Since then, she has graduated from the Canadian Beauty Collage and endured a thousand hours of practical services. 

 

She is a lover of makeup, fashion, photography and life! 

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Alyssa

Makeup Artist

Alyssa is a certified makeup. She attended Glow Academy where she became a free-lanced makeup artist doing weddings, photoshoots and special events. 

 

With her love of makeup and the pandemic hitting, Alyssa studied at CMU College of Makeup Art & Design completing the Comprehensive program. She learned everything from SFX, film/TV and prosthetic makeup application. She has worked on set for commercials, and music videos. 

 

Alyssa is constantly looking to grow as an artist and believes in continuous education. Her goal is to ensure clients feel comfortable and are able to see their own inner beauty.

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Airbrush Makeup Artist

Renee

Renée is your go-to senior makeup artist in Burlington, but don't be surprised if you spot her work in far-off places! With 20+ years in the game, she's always learning the latest trends through workshops and seminars. She's all about creating personalized looks with a dash of her bubbly personality to make sure you get exactly what you're looking for.

 

When she's not wielding her makeup brushes like magic wands, Renée loves hanging out with her husband and their adorable fur baby, Charlie. Oh, and she's also fluent in French, adding that extra touch of chic to her services!

Renee speaks fluent French

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Ana

Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Ana is a professional Makeup Artist and Hairstylist with almost a decade of experience in the beauty world. Ana has worked in numerous professional settings in TV shows and films such as SharkTank Colombia and Kingpin. She has also had the pleasure of being a part of many personal events, such as weddings and graduations.

 

These experiences, along with alternate projects, have allowed for and contributed to outstanding quality of work and professional levels of performance Ana displays.

Ana speaks fluent Spanish. 

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Makeup Artist

Sara

Sara has been a Professional Hair & Makeup Artist in Toronto and the surrounding area since 2017. Since then, she has worked in several different makeup artistry industries including bridal, fashion, as well as film.

 

Alongside her professional experience as a Makeup Artist, Sara has extensive managerial experience and has worked with internationally recognized beauty companies such as MAC Cosmetics and Sephora.

 

Sara's sweet and caring nature makes her great at listening to her client and creating the perfect look.  

Sara speaks fluent Spanish

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Tisa

Airbrush Makeup Artist

Tisa is a Toronto/GTA makeup artist with over 20 years experience. She is currently a manager for MAC cosmetics but also loves glamming the city…one face at a time. 

Her years at MAC have allowed her to stay up to date with current trends and has kept her customer service skills and client satisfaction top tier! 

 

Tisa loves creating classic looks that enhance one’s features using the best quality products. Bridal makeup is definitely her favorite makeup looks to recreate and being apart of someone’s special day makes the job even better 

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