Vanessa is a Regina based freelance makeup artist with over 13 years of experience in the beauty industry.
She trained at ‘Artists within School of Makeup’ in Calgary, Alberta and immediately began working for MAC cosmetics. This is where she was able to advance her makeup skills and lead the MAC management team for 8 years. Now as a full-time freelance artist, co-owning the Beauty loft Makeup Studio, Vanessa has become an accomplished artist with experience in a variety of fields across makeup including; fashion, commercials, advertising, corporate, television, film and guest education. In 2018, Attending the “I’m going to Class” training in Portland Vanessa had the privilege of learning from some of the worlds industry-leading professionals.
Alongside her freelance work, her latest endeavours have been the assistant makeup Artist of the film “cage fighter’, key makeup Makeup/FX artist for the indie film “The Wild”, and now she is looking forward to taking on a role at the Makeup Educator at Style Academy.
Vanessa’s passion for makeup has enabled her to establish amazing relationships both professionally and alongside her clients. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge, professionalism, and skills along with building new relationships with the students and the educators at the Style Academy.
“I love being able to help make someone feel a little more confident. I am all about enhancing natural beauty, never hiding it.”
2010 & 2011 - CFL Commentators Makeup (Regina & Calgary)
2014 - Tourism Saskatchewan Commercial
2014- Roughriders Commercial
2014, 2018, 2019- SaskTel Commercials
2014 & 2019 - Saskatchewan Fashion week
2018 - T.V. Series I Lived with a Killer
2019- Cage Fighter Movie
2020 - Published in MOB Magazine Volume 7
2020- Published in Skye Magazine – Volume 9
2020 - The Wild Film