ILLUMINATE THE BEAUTY WITHIN AND
EXPERIENCE THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF MAKEUP
I'm Lisa, a Freelance Certified Makeup Artist & Independent Consultant; Look Good Feel Better Cosmetic Advisor Volunteer; 'Artsy Engineer'; Full-time Business & Marketing Professional; fulfilled Wife and Mom.
Chic Cheeks Makeup Artistry was born from my belief that Beauty Gives Back and aims to inspire women to illuminate the beauty within and experience the transformative power of makeup. A beauty, personal care, health and wellness consultancy offering professional cosmetic application, education, PRO tips and techniques.
I have always been a budding beauty enthusiast and makeup aficionado inspired by stage makeup as a competitive dancer in my early childhood. In my teens, after completing a beauty & image course with a talent agency, I freelanced making-up friends and family for events and weddings. After graduating with a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering and Management from McMaster University I pursued a career as a business and marketing professional full-time while focusing my makeup artistry on my beloved mother, who lost her 15 year battle against early on-set (age 50) Alzheimer’s in 2017, treating her to routine makeup makeovers with the enthusiastic assistance of my two kids -- who loved maintaining her look of grace and poise as she was so well known for.
Giving back to my mom in this way inspirited me to complete a Makeup Certification course from the Canadian Beauty College, launch this business and volunteer for the Look Good Feel Better lgfb.ca program, as a cosmetic advsior, benefiting women like my grandmother -- a two time breast cancer survivor - now 86 years young, helping them to feel more like themselves again and manage the skin related effects of cancer treatment. Donating my time at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, every month and makeup artist (MUA) expertise to this free two hour workshop taking cancer patients through the programs Signature Steps is a uniquely uplifting opportunity.
I welcome you to my world of #ChicCheeksAlways to illuminate the beauty within an experience the transformative power of makeup!
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