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Grad Success: Glam Slam! Artistry pays off for Helen Dao, makeup graduate and owner of Glamstar Beauty & Nails
“When I was 12 or 13 I started putting makeup on my little sister,” recalls Helen. “Big red lips and blue eye shadow. She was two!”
Helen’s artistry has come a long way. But that passion for transformation is still there, and her combination of talent and work ethic has enabled her to create a successful career for herself both as a freelance makeup artist, and as co-owner of a busy Vancouver salon, Glamstar Beauty & Nails.
“I was doing makeup on myself and friends at high school,” continues Helen. “I loved the artistic side of it. After high school I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do. I loved fashion and makeup, but after a lot of thought I decided it would be better to go with makeup.” (Read More…)
Recently, Glamstar Beauty has had the pleasure of decorating nails for fans in support of the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Some of our nail art has been showcased in blogs and news sites around the city. Check out the links below for more information (if the links do not work, we have posted screenshots):
- Fort Nucks: Canuck Yourself
- MTV Lifestyles: Go Canucks Go
- News 1130: Nail Salons doing Canuck Manicures
- Globe and Mail: Retailers set sights on female fan base
In case the links are no longer active, feel free to view the screenshots below: