- THE TEAM -

ashton doner

OWNER & ARTIST

Makeup has been a lifetime passion for Ashton. As a little girl, you could often find her brightly painting the faces of her mother and grandmother with the iconic shades of the 80s and early 90s. Today, that love of beauty has blossomed into a successful career!

 

Following her dreams, Ashton pursed her love for makeup and graduated from the Cosmetic Techniques & Management Program at Sheridan College. Throughout her 10 year career, Ashton's worked with Benefit Canada as a Brow Ambassador, developed looks for a national John Frieda ad campaign and volunteered with Look Good Feel Better. Ashton was also a mentor at the 2018 Young Women's Conference in Niagara Falls where she got to share her story of becoming a female

entrepreneur. Ashton worked as the Head Makeup Artist with Beyoutiful Brides before becoming the Owner in September 2017. 

 

Her greatest achievement is her part in each and every one of her bride's special day. Ashton knows how important it is to feel beyoutiful on your wedding day and works closely with each bride to ensure her vision is fully realized, so she looks and feels her most beyoutiful self! 

 

Ashton lives in Niagara Falls with her husband and pup penny. She enjoys travelling the world when she's not glamming brides for their big day!

STEPHANIE THOMAS-CLAPP

STYLIST

Stephanie has had a passion for the beauty world for quite some time. Her passion flourished in high school where she took multiple hairstyling courses and apprenticeships. She attended Niagara College where she graduated top of her class and soon after received her hairstyling license. Stephanie has

styled hair for NYC Fashion Week and has recently went back to school for Medical Aesthetics. She continues to learn and expand her knowledge within the hairstyling world and loves that she care share it with everyone.

VICTORIA JASKI

ARTIST

Victoria has been practicing Makeup Artistry professionally for nearly a decade. She attended CMU College of Makeup Art and Design, where she graduated top of her class. Victoria has been working for Christian Dior for seven years, and has received training from Celebrity Makeup Artists and Paris Runway Makeup Artists. Knowledgeable and passionate about both Makeup and Skincare, she believes that great makeup starts with a healthy skincare routine. She prefers a more natural 

approach to healthy skin, relying on high quality ingredients that are good for the skin. Victoria likes to work with each client's individual needs to create a personalized and flattering look for their special day.

TANYA BENDZAR

STYLIST

With over 20 years in all aspects of the hair industry, Tanya uses her artistic vision and attention to detail to create looks that are creative and modern. Each look is individualized to every client with a personal touch added to set them apart!

BRITTANY HOLDER

ARTIST

Brittany has been in the beauty industry for nearly 10 years and is a certified makeup artist who loves enhancing everyone's natural beauty. Nothing puts a smile on her face more than her clients beaming with delight and checking themselves out in the mirror after their time together. Makeup is her passion and art and she loves to share the tricks of the trade with her clients!

ALANA KELLY

ARTIST

Alana is a self taught professional makeup artist from Guelph. She has had a passion for makeup since she was a young girl and now enjoys glamming all of her beautiful clients. She began her career by practicing on friends and family and quickly began freelancing. Alana is a perfectionist when it comes to makeup application and has a strong attention to detail. She is always looking to expand her knowledge of makeup through new products and techniques which allow her to better her skills as an artist. She loves sharing in each and every one of her brides special day!

DEBRA KAY

STYLIST

Debra has been in the industry for over 30 years now, with that comes a lot of experience in bridal and formal hair styles. Debra has been with beyoutiful brides for 3 years and currently still works behind the chair in a salon. She also has been an educator for the hairstyling program at Niagara College for over 10 years. Debra has had training in Canada and the USA for companies such as TIGI, Aveda, Joico, L'Oreal and Goldwell. Debra has an extreme passion for hair and the opportunities it provides. She loves being a part of her brides special day!

SHINAE ANDERSON

STYLIST & ARTIST

From an early age Shinae has had a passion for Hair and Makeup. She pursed her dreams and attended Niagara College's Hair Styling Program. She received her license as a professional hairstylist and has been working in the industry ever since. When she's not glamming brides you can find Shinae at MAC Cosmetics in St.Catharines providing beauty tips and tricks. Shinae takes pride in her work and brings every clients vision to life, making them look and feel their best on their big day!

KAYLA KYLE

STYLIST

Kayla has been in the hair industry for over 10 years, she graduated from Niagara College’s hairstyling program and completed apprenticeships at two of the top salons in Niagara. Last year Kayla took a chance and left her full time salon job to pursue her passion of styling and bridal hair and has loved being part of the Beyoutiful Bride team ever since. Whether it’s classic, super glam or bohemian vibes Kayla will collaborate with you to help your wedding day vision come to life! 

SHANIA MARTINDALE

ARTIST

Shania has always been passionate about makeup. At a young age you could find her going through everyone's makeup bag wanting to apply all things sparkly.  As she got older she quickly realized how much she loved doing her own makeup and decided to pursue her dreams and share her love of makeup with everyone. Shania has been working at Sephora for over 3 years and has had the opportunity to attend many artistry trainings with Sephora University. Being a part of someones "best day ever" is hands down Shania's favourite part about being a makeup artist.

DANIELA YAGUARI

ARTIST

Daniela grew up with an intense passion for beauty; loving all things that enhance one’s confidence and self image with a focus on makeup. She has been working in the makeup industry for over 5 years now. After studying makeup in Ecuador she moved to Niagara Falls, Canada to continue her career in beauty. She graduated from the Aesthetics program at Niagara College as a Certified Medical Esthetician. She had the opportunity to work for the Miss Canada Latina 2018 pageants along with the Miss Universe Canada 2019 pageants. Daniela loves creating looks for her clients that make them feel beautiful and confident on their special day!

MARIA RAPTIS

STYLIST

Maria has an enormous love for the hair industry. She has been a licensed stylist for 10 years and adores every minute of it. Maria specializes in bridal updos and styles but also enjoys in-salon services as well. She does not shy away from more intricate looks. She sees them as a challenge rather than impossible! Maria enjoy's spending time with her husband and new born son.

CHRISTYNE HOPKINS

ARTIST

Christyne is a passionate makeup artist who has been in the industry for 4 years. She absolutely loves her craft and all the clients she meets. She graduated from CMU College of Makeup Art & Design in Toronto and has been freelancing ever since. Christyne’s favourite parts about being an artist are getting to work on new faces all the time, and helping clients feel like the best versions of themselves! 

ALEX BRZOZOWSKI

ARTIST

Since the days of sneaking into her moms makeup collection as a little girl, Alex has always had a passion for makeup. After being in the makeup industry now for eleven years, Alex was able to take her childhood passion, and turn it into a career. Alex has previously worked for MAC Cosmetics, and now focuses her time free lancing, and working on weddings where she’s able to focus on bringing out the natural beauty of all of her clients. 

JO MCGEE

STYLIST

Jordanne (aka Jo), started her passion for hair and beauty in highschool when she took cosmetology and got to experience working in the field during her co-op at a salon. Jo’s knowledge and love for hair grew when she started the apprenticeship program at Niagara College. She has been working at a salon for over 12 years now, earning her full hairstyling licence and becoming a senior colour specialist and certified Aveda educator. Jo’s knowledge is always expanding by attending courses and travelling to different places and donating her time towards charity. When she's not styling for Beyoutiful Brides or in salon, Jo is enjoying the family life with her husband and two young children. 

EMMA PLANT

ARTIST

Emma started her makeup career in Vancouver BC where she studied hair and makeup 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 at the top of her class as an Honor’s student. Some of the highlights of her makeup career are working at Vancouver Fashion Week, as the makeup artist in the TV series “Intervention Canada”, and publications in magazines such as Elegant Magazine, Krowd and Ellements. She has also been the lead makeup artist on music videos and award winning short films. Emma loves to work with her clients to create a look that is both refined, sophisticated, and true to the client ensuring they look and feel their best! 

FELINA BERNABE

ARTIST

Felina is a Certified Makeup Artist and graduate of the Fine Arts program at University of Toronto specializing in Fine Art History Painting. She also has had a love for all things makeup ever since she was a kid and used to play with her mom’s makeup. With years of experience and education of colour theory, mixology and genuine love for beauty, Felina found her passion in Makeup Artistry. She just loves making her clients feel beautiful and confident in their own natural beauty!

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