Melissa has been a hairstylist and makeup artist since 2007. She graduated from The School of Professional Makeup in Toronto, ON with a diploma in Creative and Corrective Makeup Art with Airbrush. After getting a taste of what the industry had to offer, she wanted to expand her skills and knowledge. Melissa then attended Bruno's Schools of Hair Design in Hamilton, ON, graduating with a diploma in Hairstyling. She holds a Certificate of Qualification with the Ontario College of Trades, and is also an Ontario Certified Teacher qualified in Hairstyling and Aesthetics, grades 9 &10 and 11 & 12.
Melissa is always working to keep her education current and, in 2013, became a certified Hair Treats Technician, specializing in the installation, maintenance, and removal of micro sphere hair extensions.
While she specializes in bridal makeup, Melissa also has experience working on-set in film & television and backstage at runway shows. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering her services for charity events and community theatre projects.