About

Denise Elliott, Principal Artist/Hair Stylist & Owner

Denise is a freelance makeup artist based out of Vancouver, BC, specializing in bridal makeup, fashion and photo shoots. Her philosophy is bringing out everyone’s natural beauty by enhancing their best features to complement their skin, style and personality. After completing her training at the renowned Blanche Macdonald Centre in 2005, Denise started her career at Holt Renfrew.

After several years working with the finest cosmetic lines in the industry (Laura Mercier, Bobbi Brown, Stila, YSL, Nars and Giorgio Armani) perfecting her talent, Denise struck out on her own becoming one of the premier wedding makeup artists in British Columbia. She was honoured with The Best Wedding Makeup Artist in BC in 2013 at the BC Wedding Awards.

To check out Denise and the team’s work head over to Instagram: @deniseelliottbeautyco

Denise Elliot Signature

Emily Pedlow, Makeup Artist

Emily Pedlow is a freelance makeup artist based out of Vancouver BC, her specialities include Bridal and Fashion. After graduating from Blanche McDonald Centre in 2007, she went onto working with top retail cosmetic company Bobbi Brown. Her passion for makeup started as a young teenager collecting all the best makeup products to try at home and with family and friends. 7 years later, she has maintained a strong passion and drive to make women look and feel their best in the most natural way.

Emily Pedlow Signature

Jodi Meadows, Makeup Artist

Jodie is a freelance makeup artist based out of Vancouver BC, her specialities include Bridal Makeup. After graduating from Blanche McDonald Centre in 2004, jodi went onto working with top retail cosmetic company Bobbi Brown in 2006. Jodi’s has maintained a strong passion and drive to make women look and feel their best in the most natural way.

Jenny Anderson, Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

Jenny is a Vancouver based makeup artist exceeding a 7 year career in the makeup industry. After graduating from the top makeup school Blanche MacDonald, here in Vancouver. Jenny has had the pleasure and honor to represent Bobbi Brown, Stila, Jane Iredale and many more cosmetic lines. Makeup is her passion, and it gives her joy to make women look and feel beautiful everyday.

Christina Robson, Hair Stylist

Christina has had a passion for the beauty industry since her high school days. She was lucky to be able to take a hair styling program throughout grade 10 to grade 12, which Christina graduated on the honor role. From there she went to John Casablanca's and that lead to her licence from Beauty Council of Western Canada. After she got her licence she immediately started a 2 year stay at Suki's where she both worked and studied. Through her education she became aware that her main focus would be on styling, her true passion. Along with following the latest styles and trends in the industry, her work has been featured in magazines showcasing her skill and devotion to the art.

Sabrina Fetterkind, Hair Stylist

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Jessie Richardson, Hair Stylist

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Erin Klassen , Hair stylist

Erin has always had a passion for working in the beauty industry beginning when she was just 16 years old. After moving to beautiful British Columbia, she graduated from Blanche Macdonald's hair program in 2008 and knew her focus would be on bridal and styling. Since then, she has worked in downtown Vancouver salons. She now focuses on freelance in the bridal industry and is lucky enough to be back at Blanche Macdonald teaching inspiring students on their journey in the industry. More than anything she loves to make people feel beautiful!

Charlene Agnew, Makeup Artist

Charlene is thrilled to be part of the Denise Elliott team. She is a graduate of Blanche Macdonald's Global program. Charlene also has a BFA in theatre and a B.ED from Simon Fraser University. Charlene started right away freelancing for Dior, where she fell in love with luxury brands. Her work has been published in several online and print magazines. Charlene finds much joy in making women feel and look beautiful. She is always thankful to be a part of such special occasions.

Sarah Carr, Makeup Artist

Sarah Carr is a freelance makeup artist specializing in bridal makeup, fashion and photo shoots, and has recently returned home to Vancouver after working abroad in the UK. Sarah graduated in the top of her class with the Award of Overall Excellence from John Casablanca’s Art Institute in 2009 and went on to represent top cosmetic lines; MAC, Benefit and Stila. With over 7 years experience in the industry, she brings enthusiasm and professionalism to her work. Sarah’s favorite part of the job is helping women achieve a look that makes them feel like the prettiest, most confident version of themselves; this is something that continues to excite and fuel her passion for working in the industry she loves.

Samantha O'Brien , Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist

Samantha has always had a passion for the beauty industry. Her interest began at a young age cutting her barbie dolls hair and stealing her grandmothers lipsticks when she wasn't looking. Samantha has been working within the beauty industry for over 5 years exploring different aspects of the industry. She began her career attending the prestigious Blanche Macdonald school of cosmetology completing their Pro Hair program. After working in a hair salon for a year she realized that styling was her true passion, in particular working with brides. Samantha decided to go back to Blanche and complete their Freelance Make Up program. Now her main focus is making others feel beautiful for their most special moments including weddings, graduations, and everything in between.

Min-jee Mowat , Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist

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