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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,
18
02.2019
Blog / Makeup

Young Makeup Artists who are Slaying in the World of Beauty

There's no such thing as being too young to start chasing your dreams, especially if that dream is to become an influencer on social media. These days, anyone can become famous on Instagram, or any social media platform, by simply showcasing their lives for the world to see. Whether you're an aspiring makeup guru or fashion blogger, now is the time to invest in yourself, especially when you have various tools right in front of you to help guide you. The internet is a powerful source and many young kids are getting ahead of the game by using social medi...

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Maria Velasquez,
10
01.2019
Blog / Makeup

Climate Changing Makeup To Rule in 2019

2019 is all about being eco-friendly in the world of beauty. Brands are pushing to refill and reuse their products to help make a difference in the world. With Vancouver banning the use of plastic straws and foam containers by June 2019, it's only right that high-end brands also begin being apart of the change. Plastic-free alternatives and using sustainable options will help eliminate waste. This year's key products will focus on the body, mind, and sustainability. Image wearing makeup that changes due to the climate. Sounds fascinating, right? Clima...

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Maria Velasquez,
07
12.2018
Blog / Makeup

Creative Holiday Makeup

The countdown is on and we are gifting you a little early this year with fantastic holiday-inspired makeup looks created by John Casablancas Institute Makeup Artistry graduates and students. These may not be the looks you were thinking of creating for your Christmas dinner as they'll give your grandmother a scare, but we are obsessed with the creativity from our talented graduates and wanted to share that with you! Victoria Rasmussen  After competing and winning in our #JCI31DaysOfHorror contest, Victoria is back this month with spooky and creative Christm...

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Maria Velasquez,
14
11.2018
Blog / Features / Makeup

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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