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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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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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Born and raised in Newfoundland and Labrador, Krista Natasha Hann completed five years at post-secondary and studied at the Memorial University of Newfoundland as a Naval Architect. As much as she enjoyed the program, it didn't feel right. And so, Krista decided to follow her dreams of becoming a professional makeup artist and moved to Vancouver, B.C. "Moving here was terrifying at first, I never experienced half of the things I have experienced here, but I am so glad I made the move. I miss home but the opportunities here are endless and the people are...


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Creative Instagrams That Inspire: August 2018

This month has been filled with creativity and outstanding makeup looks created by John Casablancas Institute Makeup Artistry graduates. We've come across a variety of Instagram pages that are anything but minimalistic and offer outstanding talented looks. TOP 4 CREATIVE INSTAGRAMS THAT INSPIRE:  KRISTA HANN / @that709highlight Krista Hann's inspiration comes from the art of makeup and how it can change someone's confidence with just one sweep. She is also inspired by JCI Instructor Tracy Lai, and JCI graduates and influencers Kimberley Margarita and S...


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Meet Ashley Tambour: JCI Graduate and Educator

Ashley Tambour graduated from John Casablancas Institute’s Makeup Artistry and Body Spa Program. She has worked in the film industry part time while having her very own salon at home. After gaining experience in the industry, Ashley came back to JCI to teach Makeup and most recently, the Body Spa Program. "During high school, I always wanted to become a teacher but I couldn't see myself teaching a subject I did not enjoy. When I got the opportunity to teach at JCI, I was excited because I was now able to teach what I love! Teaching at JCI is great be...


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Meet JCI’s Star Grad on #JCIFollowFriday👉 @abbywrenartistry - Since graduating from the Makeup Program @jcinstitute in 2018, Abby splits her time between LA + Denver 🇺🇸 specializing in Commercial, Film, Editorial and Bridal makeup💄

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