bio

Lisa Vella, Toronto born Make Up & Hair Artist. This Sheridan College graduate and entrepreneur has over 10 years experience working in television, commercial, print media and film and boast such esteem clientele as Westside Studio, CTV Television Network, and NBA TV to name a few.

Her work has been published in reputable magazines including: Vogue Italia, FRUK, Ellements, PIE Bookazine, FASHION, YYZ LIVING, Glassbook, Asian Woman Canada, TCHAD, Inside Fitness, Style at Home, and Canada’s Elegant Wedding Magazine. Her presence in the commercial advertising world is substantial and continues on an ongoing basis. As well as her love for fashion continues to grow as she worked backstage during Men’s Fashion Week in New York and Toronto. Another highlight in her career was gracing CBC’s own Steven & Chris television show as a Beauty Expert as she loves sharing her knowledge.

Additionally she has worked with such personalities as actor/singer Donnie Wahlberg, actor Glenn Plummer, Alan & Tanya Thicke and Dana Carvey, NBA All Stars Shaq O’Neil, Charles Barkley, Steve Nash, actresses Emily Hampshire, Melanie Scrofano, Sitara Hewitt and singer Amy Sky. Other well known public figures such as Chef Michael Smith, Mark McEwan, Lynn Crawford and Design Exchange President Shauna Levy, eOne Live’s host Laura DaSilva, Global’s Michelle Jobin, Spoke Agency’s Kai Exos, The Toronto Argonauts, World Olympic Champion Adam Van Koeverden, New York Islanders John Tavares, philanthropist David Suzuki and Gucci’s own Kris Knight to name a few.

Infamous for her relentless quest for perfection, Lisa has extensive experience creating a unique style which exudes artistic talent. Her favourite make up lines to work with are Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Laura Mercier, MAC, NARS, and Lancôme.

When Lisa is not living her passion this avid soccer player can be found traveling the world in search of new inspiration and trends. You can follow her weekly tips on her social media platforms: @lisavella, #VellaSays or #lisavelladotcom and keep up-to-date on her favorite #vellaapproved products :)