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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 15 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 and as her freelance career progressed, she put her focus into bridal.

During this time Alyson also worked at MAC Cosmetics in Nordstroms at Yorkdale 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 describe Alyson as being easy to communicate with, friendly and kind. Alyson strives to ensure every client has a wonderful experience and a 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 9 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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Mina

Airbrush Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Mina specializes in hair, makeup and eyelash extensions services. With 11 years of beauty industry knowledge and experience, she believes in delivering exquisite satisfaction with superior attention to detail.

Holding a bachelor’s degree and six certificates (and counting), Mina believes knowledge is power. She has worked with North American businesses of all sizes, from household brands to local entrepreneurs. Known for her attention to detail and elegant work, Mina has quickly become one of the most sought-after artists in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Yan

Airbrush Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Yan is a certified airbrush makeup artist, hair stylist and image consultant. Her passion and aptitude for makeup artistry takes her around the world, observing beauty in different cultures.

 

Yan has helped hundreds of brides look their best and her work can be seen in various advertisements and magazines. She is known for her creativity and a brilliant sense of colour.

Aside from making her clients beautiful and elegant, Yan helps clients find their colour, teaches makeup application, and loves working in the fashion industry. She is also very passionate and knowledgeable in skin care.

Yan's beauty philosophy is natural and elegance. her goal is to create the most beautiful version of her client.

Yan speaks fluent English, Mandarin 中文 and Korean 한국어.

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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/ Hair Stylist

Bahar

Bahar is a certified hair and makeup artist with over 10 years of experience. She aims to provide the best possible experience for each client on their special day, with attention to detail, professionalism, and quality of work.

 

Based out of Toronto, Ontario, Bahar believes in creating and providing services that truly make clients look and feel their very best.

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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.  

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Jess

Airbrush Makeup Artist/ Hair Stylist

Jessica is a Professional make-up artist and hair stylist based in Toronto. With over 7 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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