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Born To Do This: Cassidy Alana Blackall-Krantz, JCI Makeup Artistry Graduate Working in the Film Industry

It's early morning on set of a new film and Cassidy Alana Blackall-Krantz thinks to herself, "This can't be real," as she fishes through her makeup kit to find that perfect contouring brush. To think that she could've been stuck in an office with loads of paperwork had she gone to Law school as originally planned. Now she is living her dream as a makeup artist and happier than ever. Born and raised in Maple Ridge, B.C., Cassidy has always stayed close to Vancouver. Her love for horror movies and special effects inspired her to get into the makeup i...


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Halloween 2017 Makeup Tutorials (Part III)

PART THREE OF HALLOWEEN 2017 MAKEUP TUTORIALS  There are only 8 days left until Halloween, therefore, this will be our final blog post to show you Halloween inspired looks created by John Casablancas Institute Makeup Artistry graduates and students. If you're still stuck on costume ideas, then you've come to the right place. Here is part three of our mini-series, showcasing creative and spooky Halloween looks: Samantha Ravandahl  Not only is Samantha Ravandahl a Makeup Artistry graduate from JCI, but she also created her very own lipstick shade with...


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IMATS Vancouver 2017 Recap

Every year the International Makeup Trade Show (IMATS) is held to celebrate the makeup industry and allow recently graduated/graduating makeup students compete against each other to win awards and prizes in the Battle of the Brushes. This year John Casablancas Institute had three graduates/students competing at IMATS on October 14 and 15. We are proud to announce that all three JCI Makeup Artistry grads/students took home a trophy in the Battle of the Brushes show! Congratulations to each talented woman who was a finalist at the Vancouver IMATS. NICKY...


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