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06.2019
Blog / Features / Hair

Summer’s Hottest Hair Trends ’19

Summer is here and with it comes new ways to style your hair! Although we’ve had the whole start of the year to give some #hairinspo, we felt that summer was the best time to go give some new advice to either colour, style or chop away the hair! If you're thinking about a haircut, going for a completely new look is a popular thing ! According to Glamour, the most requested hairstyles in 2019 have been layered lobs, asymmetrical undercuts as well as cool shags. We've created a fun slideshow to give you some inspiration to what our JCI Hairstylists hav...

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Maria Velasquez,
16
05.2019
Blog / Features / Makeup

Meet the Directors – Jennine Cook

Jennine Cook was born and raised in White Rock, BC. Since she was a little girl, Jennine was fascinated by makeup “I have been experimenting with makeup since I was 6. I'm a lifer! I have always been mesmerized by beautiful products and packaging and the dramatic changes that can be made to your daily look” With this in mind, Jennine knew she wanted to pursue a career that would allow her to be creative as well as give her the opportunity to engage with innovative professionals. Jennine started her journey by attending The New York Film Academy to...

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Maria Velasquez,
29
04.2019
Blog / Events / Fashion / Features

Becoming a Sustainable Fashionista

Is there such a thing as being an Eco-friendly shopper? How about a sustainable fashionista? Is it hard to be one? Or is there a way we can be environmentally friendly while also keeping true to our fashion style? As many of you may know, last week was Earth Day. We tend to celebrate Earth Day by actively engaging in ‘green’ activities such as recycling more, being more mindful of energy usage or lowering our water consumption. Nevertheless, as normal human beings, we tend not to keep up with these important tasks after Earth Day passes (or at l...

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Maria Velasquez,
27
02.2019
Blog / Features / Makeup

JCI Makeup Artistry: Meet The Directors

With years of experience in the world of beauty and special effects makeup for film and television, John Casablancas Institute has a handful of talented makeup artistry instructors. We had the honor and privilege to interview these two beautiful ladies who are the Director's of the JCI Makeup Artistry Program. Marie Zampini  Marie Zampini was born and raised in Richmond, B.C. and is a proud JCI graduate. With over three decades of experience under her belt as a professional makeup artist and hairdresser, Marie has worked on many memorable projects ...

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Maria Velasquez,
19
12.2018
Blog / Body Spa / Features

Born To Do This: Roselyn Zandberg, Body Spa Graduate & Owner of Blu Harbour Wellness

Born in Vancouver B.C., Roselyn Zandberg moved to the Okanagan at the age of five, where she grew up on a dairy farm with fifteen older siblings. Growing up on the farm allowed Roselyn to focus on animal health and wellness, where she developed a passion for the human body. She became intrigued to learn more about skin, health and advances esthetic therapies. "I have an athletic background as well, as I participated in Ballet for ten years of my life, from the age of fourteen to twenty-four."  Missing the city life, the mountains, and oceans, she mo...

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Maria Velasquez,
16
11.2018
Blog / Features / Makeup

Born To Do This: JCI MUA Graduate Gracen Marie Smith Takes IMATS Atlanta

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Gracen Marie Smith knew she wanted a career in the makeup industry at the age of eleven. Inspired by John Casablancas Institute Makeup Artistry graduates Samantha Ravandahl and Leigh Dickson, Gracen wanted to perfect her makeup skills to become just as skilled of a makeup artist as these two Instagram influencers. And so she packed her bags and moved to Vancouver in October 2017. The blooming film industry was just one of the reasons Gracen decided to move, the other reason was due to the environmental aspects. She fel...

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