PARAMITA INC. - International - TOP PRIVATE MAKEUP SCHOOL IN CANADA since 2002
Paramita Academy of Makeup Inc. - Ottawa
Samantha McLeod & Andrea McLeod have been instructing classes and running Paramita's location in Ottawa for over 4 years.
Samantha has worked in the beauty industry since she was 15 years old. She has been doing makeup and hair for proms, weddings and photo shoots for 7 years and has built an amazing base of clients. She has done makeup for video and film sessions, fashion-forward photography and has done countless weddings and proms. She has had multiple editorial shoots published in magazine and online publications. She has been teaching one-on-one lessons and group demos for almost 4 years and even has a YouTube tutorial channel called "Sammi's Secrets". She started a product based business in 2010 to go along with Makeup Artistry with Arbonne International because she fell in love with their cosmetics line. She was a Makeup Artist at Arbonne's Canadian National Training Conference in 2012 for demonstrations and for some of the speakers. Sammi is very excited to share her skills and knowledge to teach the future Pro Makeup Artists of Ottawa!
Andrea has been practicing makeup since she was 10 years old and she has been taking courses since she was 14. She has done work for photo shoots, proms, themed parties, and conference events. Andrea has been trained for everyday looks, night looks, stage makeup, mens makeup, special effects, television and film, high fashion, and children's makeup. She has taught and demonstrated her makeup skills at the Arbonne Canadian National Training Conference in 2012 as well as one-on-one lessons. Andrea is very excited to be bringing the amazing school that is Paramita to Ottawa and getting students excited about the art of makeup. She can't wait to help her future students in making their way into the exciting makeup industry!
The sisters love to travel and have continued growing the art in industry as the travel to Los Angeles each year. Samantha & Andrea's are the directors of Paramita Academy of Makeup - Ottawa. They teach the one week "Fashion & Bridal Makeup Artist Certificate Program" as well as "Fashion, Film and Photography Makeup Artist Certificate" and provides their students with makeup artistry certificates issued from Paramita's Founder, Jessica Obregon.
Sam & Andrea MacLea - Branch Owners
Britannia, Ottawa, Canada