Our Team

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Heidi
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Heidi

~ Creator & Beauty Brand Lead ~  Hair and Makeup Artist

The heart of Ave. B, put a makeup brush in her hand and watch how her talent, confidence and inner beauty shine! Diverse and experienced in her craft, she is most noted for being a leader and pioneer in airbrush artistry and establishing its presence in the Calgary makeup scene. Heidi graduated top of her class in Makeup and Hair Artistry from John Casablanca Institute of Arts, an award winning school on the west coast. She has had many opportunities to work in various environments and areas of the ever changing makeup & hair industry. Her work has been showcased in various media outlets, such as; Fashion Magazine, Luxe Bridal Magazine, Bridal Guide, Wedding Bells Magazine, City Line, Breakfast Television and CTV Morning News. Heidi’s resume also includes working alongside Stuff Productions on a variety of commercial and photo shoots.

Before branching out on her own, Heidi spent three years developing and teaching courses in the makeup field at Purely Inspired Academy of Beauty in Lethbridge, AB. This is where her love and desire to educate was born. In 2009 Heidi created Virtual Beauty – a pilot project for Purely Inspired Academy in virtual cosmetology. Here, through video conferencing, she taught makeup and hair for rural schools that had limited access to high caliber beauty educators. Now, through Avenue Beauty Heidi is able to fill her days doing what she loves – sharing and educating the three main avenues of beauty~ hair, makeup & fashion.

“I have a true passion for makeup & hair, and I love exploring all its creative avenues. I am very excited to share my knowledge, talent and enthusiasm with other aspiring artists, clients and students.” – Heidi Lang –

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Robin H.
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Robin H.

~Booking & Beauty Coordinator  ~ Hair and Makeup Artist

Our locally grown YYC lady and one of Avenue Beauty’s lead makeup artists and lead hair stylist. Robin has been by Heidi’s side since the birth of Avenue Beauty. After graduating from Purely Inspired Academy of Beauty, in both hairstyling & makeup artistry, she strives to take her creativity beyond the chair. Continuing to challenge herself, Robin is always pushing herself by; competing in both makeup & hair competitions, collaborating with local photographers – developing and executing diverse visions and themes, as well as constantly educating herself by keeping up with current trends and techniques. Robin had an amazing opportunity to work as the solo stylist for brides and their attendants throughout the 2011 wedding season at a beautiful vineyard resort in Osoyoos, BC. This experience really solidified her passion for special event hairstyling & makeup artistry. Her most recent accomplishments were seeing her work published in the Calgary Bridal Guide magazine and being acknowledged on CTV morning news. Robin is a true artist with an incredible talent to not only showcase, but bring out the natural beauty in every client. With an artistic eye, attention to detail and relaxed personality, she always brings amazing energy to any event!

“I am very honored and excited to be working alongside Heidi. She has been a wonderful mentor for me in this industry and I continue to learn and be inspired by her and all the other artists & stylists! The upcoming events for this year are much anticipated, I’m really looking forward having the opportunity to collaborate with some talented stylists, artists, and diverse clientele.” – Robin Hubert

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Els
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Els

~Hair Stylist

Our calming beauty, but fiercely talented hair stylist. Joining the Avenue Beauty team early on as one of our head wedding stylists, Els is one of Avenue Beauty`s main ladies. Having over ten years of experience and continuing to grow and expand her skills, she is a huge asset to the industry. She graduated from the Est-Elle Hair Academy in Edmonton and moved to Calgary where she worked as a stylist at The Fringe Hair Company. Els is well rounded in all aspects of hair styling but her true passion is special occasion hair and formal looks. She has taken numerous courses from re-creating runway looks to creating the perfect bridal up-do. Her soft, easy going personality combined with expertise guarantee that your special day is sure to be relaxing and stress-free. Els offers professional hair services for weddings and special occasions and her latest achievement has been being named one of the top Bridal Hair stylists of Canada, with her work being featured in Wedding Bells online magazine.

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Robyn L.
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Robyn L.

~Makeup Artist

Robyn is most likely to be found out and about with her adorable French bulldog Lily. These two are rarely apart! Her love and passion for makeup is also a top priority for her. Her genuine love for makeup is a key asset to her success!

Robyn graduated at the top of her class in both makeup artistry & hair design at Artists Within Makeup Academy in Calgary. She has earned an International Makeup Artistry Certificate recognizing her hard work, skill and talent. She has a natural talent and extraordinary passion for making women feel confident and beautiful from the inside out. Robyn specializes in both natural and glamorous looks. Her eagerness to learn new techniques paired with her fearlessness for creativity, Robyn is always at the top of her game. Her fun and outgoing personality is infectious and brings a ray of sunshine to every event!

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Kelsey S.
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Kelsey S.

~Makeup Artist

Our blonde beauty from beautiful B.C! Kelsey joined the Avenue Beauty team in 2014. She graduated from Blanche MacDonald Centre in Vancouver, one of the leading schools in Canada. Since graduating, she has travelled all over the BC interior and lower mainland and has now settled in Calgary as a freelance makeup artist. Kelsey has worked for MAC cosmetics for many years and enjoys sharing her passion for makeup with those around her. A very confident yet humble artist whose value is recognized through her innate positive energy, her bubbly personality and her openness to listen and learn. She also gives great, personalized, tips to all her clients!

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Kelly Jo
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Kelly Jo

~Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

This energetic and fun loving mom comes to Avenue Beauty from south of the border. Kelly's passion for makeup, hair, and fashion shines while working on her trade. She comes alive seeing the impact her work on outer beauty has on her clients – witnessing their inner beauty and confidence soar from within. Her training started in Chicago, working with Stewart Talent Modelling Agency, in the commercial print department. Kelly also used her craft throughout the years not only in photo shoots and weddings but also in reality TV. As a 2003 cast member of the Bachelor she was able to continue to practice on cast mates, as well as on her post appearances including The View, Oprah and Ellen. With her world travels she continued to perform and develop her artistry in Europe, on fashion shoots, red carpet events and personal styling. Kelly is excited to start her work here in Calgary and team up with this fabulous atmosphere at Avenue Beauty! She brings a current, fun, yet sophisticated and professional vibe to any bride or event.

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Phyllis
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Phyllis

~Hair Stylist

Phyllis has the biggest and warmest heart. Her calm and positive attitude is felt the minute she enters a room. As one of Avenue Beauty’s most experienced stylists, Phyllis brings to the team 26 years of styling! One of her passions as a stylist is to work with brides. She loves being able to work with them personally to help create their own individual, beautiful look that they want for their special day. Phyllis feels very privileged to be a part of it and she gets so much joy and satisfaction seeing the complete look – veil, dress and all! It is truly an amazing feeling!

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Rae
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Rae

~Hair Stylist

Our quirky, batman loving stylist! Rae brings an immense amount of beautiful talent and creativity to Avenue Beauty. She has been working in the industry since 2009, and has had the opportunity to receive amazing educational opportunities to further her talent. She has attended classes with both Hedkandi Academy as well as Bumble & Bumble. In addition, Rae was very privileged to have had a weekend to meet and learn from some of her hair heros; Lori Zabel, Brent Borrison and Michael Cole. Her sweet, positive energy is always welcomed into any event she is creating hair for and her passion for her job really shines through.

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Ashley
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Ashley

~ Hair Stylist

Ashely’s kind & positive spirit never goes unnoticed. Since graduating from Delmar College in 2014 as a red seal hairstylist, Ashley found she was drawn to the art of styling more than other avenues in the hair industry. She pursued this dream, and enrolled with Artists Within Academy, completing a diploma in styling to help develop her skills to take her career further. Having the opportunity to experience various photoshoots, events & weddings, she truly found a passion for doing bridal hair. She is drawn in by the positive energy & happiness created from such a tight group of ladies feeling their absolute best on such a special day. Having a balanced life between work & her personal life, she always finds time to lead a healthy lifestyle, spend quality time with family & to just get out & enjoy life to its fullest! As the newest arrival to Avenue Beauty, we are beyond excited to share Ashely’s talent with so many clients as well as to see her grow in what she loves to do.

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Melody
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Melody

~Makeup Artist

Our jet setting, coffee lover can often be found roaming the parks with her little boston terrier-pug Hugo! Melody graduated from John Casablanca in Vancouver about 7 years ago & brought her amazing creative talent to this beautiful city. Thru both her education & natural raw talent, Melody really emphasizes on bringing out the natural beauty in all her clients, but isn’t afraid of a challenge, to take on looks that are more creative and different. Her favorite aspect about doing wedding makeup, is to see the huge smile on a brides face after the finished look is revealed- it just makes the day extra special knowing the bride feels so confident & happy with her look. Her love of travel has taken her to back to her family roots in Hungary, & she has recently fallen in love with Italy & Spain. Always open to learning & letting new environments inspire her, Melody always bring a sweet & positive vibe to every event while delivering a beautiful makeup application with each and every client she meets.

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