Shantelle Canzanese
Shantelle Canzanese
Makeup Artist Alysha Borlase
Makeup Artist Salma Khan
Makeup artist Jeff Davis
Makeup artist Leigh Marhue

Owner ~ Lead makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX


Shantelle Canzanese is the proud owner and principle makeup artist at Flawless by Design.

As a graduate from the Toronto School of Professional Makeup, she has been working competitively in this industry for over 13 years. In addition to her broad range of talent and expertise in makeup application and hair design, Shantelle brings her dynamic personality to her work, balancing dedication, passion, creativity and her wonderful sense of humour.


In addition, her experience as a professional actress has given her invaluable insight into what the Industry requires of a makeup artist and successful team member. She is always looking forward to working with new clients and collaborating with new actors, photographers, models and directors.


Let Shantelle and the Flawless by Design team take care of all your beauty needs.




Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX

After 15 years in the corporate retail industry,  Carol decided to go back to school to study her true passion, Makeup Artistry.

Carol is a Certified Professional Makeup Artist and hair stylist with over 9 years experience in the industry. She trained at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology in the Makeup Artistry and Special Effects Program graduating with high honors. Developing her skills over the years has lead her into many areas of the makeup industry. She has worked with Rogers Television as Key Makeup Artist for Hosts, Guests and High delegates in the Corporate Industry. Shows including, Live Healthy Now, Toronto Headlines, Toronto Speaks, Lemon Aid Car Show, Sex @11 with Rebecca and Toronto Boomers.  She is also one of the Lead Makeup Artists for the Miss Universe Canada Pageant .

Developing her  artistry skills is very important to Carol. That is why she continuously attends workshops to improve her craft and to keep up to date with new and current trends.


Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX


Alysha graduated from George Brown, School of Makeup and Esthetics, she has experience working with celebrities such as Luke Bilyk, Naomi Snieckus, Sugar Lynn Beard, Chantal Kreviazuk, Sarah Fisher, Sergio Di Zio, Natalie Krilova, Kate Drummond,  Jefferson Brown, Mayor Bonnie Crombie many more.

     She has experience in film, hair styling, special effects, airbrushing, body painting, bridal, prom and event makeup. As well she has many magazine and print work for a number of customers and companies. She has done volunteer work for Sick kids, Women in the Media, Outside Looking In and Because I am a girl, helping with makeup events.

      Alysha has done numerous fashion shows and events, she has been a key makeup and Hair artist in numerous features, multiple pilots, TV episodes, commercials and short films. She is a fun loving, hard working artist who puts her soul into every project she does.


Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX


Salma was born and raised in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and has also lived in Dubai. She has been a passionate makeup artist for the past seven years. Her expertise include various ethnicities including North America, South Asia and the Middle East.


After graduating from the Toronto School of Professional Makeup, she has been actively engaged in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, film, television, advertisements, professional photoshoots, runways and bridal.


She has worked actively for the Taylor Swift 1989 World Tour in Toronto, Walk off the Earth MUCH Music Awards 2015, Music Video Dab Life by Rapper Belly, Bud light Sensations 2014, Singing Sensation Naria live in Concert 2015, Advertisements for Alokozay, Mazda and many many more.


Sam has a natural flare and creative edge to incorporate past, present and current trends in her work.

Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX~Body painter

Angelica is a professional makeup artist who specializes in special effects & body painting. She's passionate and her experience is versatile in the areas of television, film, hair styling, theater, trade shows, live events, music videos and bridal.


She embarked on her journey in makeup a decade ago, and there is no stopping her. She has proven to be not only talented but genuinely committed to giving you the best outcome. As a former Tattooist and designer, she is not afraid to go the extra mile to achieve what you thought was not possible. 


She has been part of multiple film projects throughout Ontario such as "Skin", "Twinkle all the way", "Merging with the Infinite" and More. She has worked with artists such as SonReal, The Glorious Sons, Mena Massoud, Sarah Drew, Ryan McPartlin, among others.

Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX

Anastasiia is an extremely passionate and motivated young professional with a highly creative vision. No matter what makeup look she is doing, she always goes out of her way to please the client by paying attention to every detail and request.

Ana has extensive experience in makeup and hairstyling for productions such as editorial shoots, commercials, and promo videos for various brands. Her work is published in a number of magazines like Laffaire and GMARO.

Anastasiia was born and raised in Europe and that’s where she got a solid base of makeup knowledge. Ana also lived in the US for a while where she worked with a diversity of ethnicities. She is constantly learning and improving her skills as she works towards her future career goals. She believes that an artistic vision combined with knowledge, can create meaning and depth in any image or character, and that is what will turn any idea from an abstract concept into a visible, powerful message.


Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX


Jeff first fell in love with the art of makeup while watching movies as a kid.  Always fascinated with both beauty and special effects makeup, Jeff cemented his interest while studying in a theatre arts program. While his career path took him into the financial corporate world, Jeff continued to hone his skills on a part time basis.  In 2014 Jeff took a leap of faith and ended his corporate career to pursue his passion in makeup.  Now a professional makeup artist in both the beauty and theatrical disciplines, he delights clients and audiences alike. Jeff’s signature style combines a modern and fresh take on the principals of classic beauty and marries these with modern techniques and trends.


Jeff's philosophy is that makeup is about enhancing self confidence; bringing the internal beauty outward. 


"Beauty is power, and makeup is something that really enhances that.  It's a woman's secret" - Charlotte Tilbury


Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX


Jessica is a Makeup Artist based in Toronto, Ontario. She graduated top of her class from CMU College of Makeup Art & Design in 2011 and has been pursuing her passion for all things makeup ever since. She has worked on short and feature films, movies of the week, commercials, fashion and corporate shoots, music videos and weddings. She has been continuously refining her skills while enjoying the ever-changing creative nature of the makeup industry. 


Jessica was nominated for Best Makeup Effects at the Filmquest Film Festival in 2014 for her work on the Horror short ‘Last Halloween’. She has worked on various feature films as ‘Pretend We’re Kissing’, ‘Dirty Singles’, ‘Don’t Get Killed in Alaska’, ‘My Ex-Ex’, and just wrapped a feature directed by Michael Seater (Life with Derek) on ‘Sadie’s Last Days on Earth’. Jessica has worked with Gord Downie, Katie Boland, Ben Lewis (Degrassi, Suits), Lauren Collins (Degrassi, NG), Tommie-Amber Pirie, Rosemary Dunsmore, author of ‘Franklin the Turtle’ Paulette Bourgeois, and hockey player Jonathan Toews. Jessica also works with Toronto’s Michelle Ross, Jewellery Designer, on creating a new look for her collections each season. 



Makeup artist ~ Hair stylist ~ Special FX


Leigh’s passion for makeup blossomed into a career that has taken her around the globe including Toronto, the Caribbean and London, England.

After graduating from Complections International College of Makeup Art & Design, in the early 90’s, she worked in Toronto as a makeup artist for Chanel and doing music videos for artist such as Julie Black and Maestro Fresh Wes.

In the mid 90s she returned to her country of birth, Trinidad, and quickly established herself as one of the island’s top make up artists. There she did video and commercial work for many top brands including Coca Cola, Nestle, RBC, to name a few. She also worked with several local celebrities, athletes, and Ms. Universe/World representatives.

Leigh later moved to London, England and was quickly signed by a prestigious agency, Artistic Licence. Within six month, she had the honor of doing her first magazine cover - for Quintessentially Magazine.

After returning to Toronto, 7 years ago, Leigh wasted little time getting back into the industry. One of the highlights has been doing makeup on So You Think You Can Dance Canada for two years. She has also done Commercial and Corporate work for TD Canada, Honda, RBC and Siemens to name a few.



Wardrobe Stylists
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Wardrobe Stylist ~ Fashion Designer

Fredsonn is a Fashion Designer and a Stylist who's fashion sense comes straight from the rich, colourful culture of his hometown in Bahia, Brazil, where the mix of Afro-Brazilian, native and European influences have molded his unique style.


After completing his studies in Fashion Design in Brazil, he moved to Toronto to attend the Toronto Fashion Academy. Fast forward a few years and he has managed to catapult himself to success in the world of Styling and Fashion, contributing professionally to big fashion events such as the International Fashion Encounter, Super Model Canada Search, Paris Fashion Week, Toronto Fashion Week, Men's Fashion Week, Women's Fashion Week and London Kids Fashion Week, among others.  In recent years, he has been working very hard as the co-creator and Creative Director of Bahia Kids Magazine, a monthly kids fashion publication based in Toronto, all while performing many freelance stylist and custom design jobs for renowned publications and celebrities.


He recently launched his new clothing line in Toronto, called VELO, and when time permits, he enjoys traveling around the world looking for new fascinating locations for editorial photo shoots and new themes for fashion spreads.

His passion, positivity and bright personality is absolutely contagious!