Over the last 4 years, Alyssa has turned her personal exploration of the beauty industry into a full-fledged career. In that time, she has worked for many distinguished brands such as NARS, L’Oreal, Juice Beauty and Charlotte Tilbury. Her experience in retail has given her the skills to manage fast-paced, high pressure situations in the field and allowed her to create positive relationships with her clients. Some of her clients include Sears, Maison Birks, Dyson, Cake Beauty, and more.

        Alyssa loves the collaborative aspect of the industry. She cites that "the magic that happens on set and the energy between team members inspires me to create some of my best work". 

        Alyssa's makeup style is focused on creating beautiful, clean skin and soft-blended makeup, while her hair work is largely influenced by the latest techniques. Overall, Alyssa’s style aims to be modern and relevant, while also being timeless.

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Her inspirations include Pat McGrath, James Molloy, Val Garland, and Guido Palau and even some of her fellow Canadians Hung Vanngo, Grace Lee, Natalie Ventola, and Roger Medina.

 

 

 

 

 

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    Alyssa is a makeup artist and hairstylist based in Toronto, CANADA. Represented by Plutino Group Alyssa’s love for makeup began during her university years where she used it as a creative outlet and escape from her usual academic activities. After her university experience, she decided to attend George Brown College School of Makeup and Esthetics to further hone her skills. She also took part in the Makeup: Mastered program with Val Garland, world-renowned makeup artist.

    Alyssa is a makeup artist and hairstylist based in Toronto, CANADA. Represented by Plutino Group

    Alyssa’s love for makeup began during her university years where she used it as a creative outlet and escape from her usual academic activities. After her university experience, she decided to attend George Brown College School of Makeup and Esthetics to further hone her skills. She also took part in the Makeup: Mastered program with Val Garland, world-renowned makeup artist.

     

     

     

    In the future, Alyssa hopes to shape the way the industry creates beauty standards, and push towards a more inclusive, diverse, and conscious landscape. She is also moving towards a cruelty-free future starting with herself by including more cruelty-free brands in her kit.

    Photographers

    Victoria Ansell-Gauvin, Ronaldo Tungcol, Marissa Joan Ho & Petrija Deobela, Ayyna BudaevaChe Rosales (Toronto), Jay PerryKarolina PranFarzam HDRyan McCoy, and more.

    Stylists

    Victoria Glista (Toronto) , Thea Acierno (Toronto), Rachael Guichon (Toronto), Serena Vaz (Toronto)