The Glam Squad
Lianne Mascia - Owner/Lead Makeup Artist
After receiving her BA in Business Administration and working as a marketing coordinator for five years, Lianne decided to follow her passion and pursue a career in makeup artistry. She went back to school in 2013 to receive her diploma from The School of Professional Makeup in Toronto, and started her career as a Freelance Artist for MAC Cosmetics. In addition to growing her bridal portfolio over the years, she has had the pleasure of working in the entertainment sector for large award shows, fashion shows, and Cineplex Entertainment. Since founding The Bridal Glam Co. she has continued to stay on top of current trends in the beauty industry, taking part in prestigious workshops with some of the top celebrity makeup artists in the industry including Mario DiDenovic and Hrush Achymen, so she can bring the best to her clients. Lianne has had the pleasure of working on hundreds of Niagara weddings over the past five years, and most recently designed and created a line of luxurious mink lashes that she includes for all her Bridal Glam Co. brides.
Kathleen Ursual - Senior Makeup Artist
Kathleen started her makeup artistry career by studying makeup extensively at Versailles Academy in Ottawa, Ontario, and CMU College of Makeup and Design in Toronto, Ontario. Following her education she began working with MAC Cosmetics in 2002, and during her time with them assumed managerial roles for over ten years, while also representing the company as an artist for many industry events and film and TV spots including The Canadian Screen Awards, Breakfast Television, The Juno Awards, and fashion shows in Ottawa, Montreal and the GTA. Assuming a more casual role at MAC in 2016 has allowed Kathleen to focus on her freelance and bridal makeup, her true passion!
Duane Rowsell - Senior Makeup Artist
Duane started working for MAC Cosmetics 18 years ago, and worked at several Toronto locations before coming back home to the Niagara region, where he managed a MAC counter in St. Catharines, Ontario for many years. Art was always his passion so makeup became a natural fit to express his skills. Today, Duane focuses solely on freelancing in the bridal industry, and when he's not on location with The Bridal Glam Co. you can find him teaching in the yoga studio.
Vanessa Perri - Senior Makeup Artist
Vanessa has been a freelance makeup artist for over 10 years, and doing makeup has always been her passion! She loves to transform clients while enhancing their natural beauty. Her signature makeup style is "soft glam", and loves focusing on eyes, while keeping skin looking like skin; natural, glowing and flawless. Vanessa worked for Sephora Canada as a Senior Artist, where she travelled across Ontario to various stores teaching seminars and inspiring other Sephora Teams. She also worked with head office to coordinate workshops, develop new artistry skills and trends, and certified cast members to do make-overs in-store. Vanessa is also a certified aesthetician, and her up-to-date skin care knowledge and skills go hand-in-hand with her makeup artistry. A good makeup application relies on the condition and health of your skin and she loves sharing her knowledge with all her clients. You know what they say,Look good feel better!
Emma Plant - Makeup & Hair Artist
Emma started her makeup career in Vancouver B.C. where she studied hair and makeup artistry at Blanche MacDonald. With a natural strength in the arts, it was no surprise that she quickly fell in love with makeup artistry and graduated as an Honours student at the top of her class. Some highlights of her makeup career thus far include working Vancouver Fashion Week, as a makeup artist on the TV series “Intervention Canada” and being published in Elegant Magazine, Krowd and Ellements. She has also been the lead makeup artist on various music videos and award winning short films. Emma loves to understand her clients' needs, working with them to create a look that is both refined and sophisticated, and also true to the their everyday look - making sure they look like themselves, and feel their absolute best for their special day!
Maria Raptis - Senior Hairstylist
Maria has been a licensed hairstylist in the Niagara Region for over 10 years, specializing in bridal and event updos and styling. She loves creative styling and is always up for a challenge. From super glam looks to very edgy, Maria is excited to take on anything. Professionalism and punctuality are both very important to her and she is always ready to be a part of your special wedding day.
Chantal Locke - Senior Hairstylist
Chantal began her hairstyling career 14 years ago, when she enrolled in Niagara college's cosmetology program, and while in school she had the opportunity to train with experienced professionals at an award winning salon in St. Catharines. Today, Chantal continues to work at the same salon, while also fulfilling her passion for bridal hair and upstyling by freelancing with The Bridal Glam Co. team. She strives to make brides and bridal parties look their best, feel their best, and enjoy their beauty experience on the day of their wedding.