About Makeup by Melissa Itwar
special fx makeup, Melissa's work can be seen worldwide in television and film productions including Ainsi Va Manu (Hogtown), Love You to Death, Good Wife's Guide to Murder, and the Deformed Lunchbox brand of horror films.Melissa is makeup artist of colour, working in and throughout Toronto for over 6 years. Specializing in film, tv, fashion, and
As a graduate of the Canadian Beauty College Toronto Campus, Melissa was trained by veterans from The Food Network, HGTV, and Much Music sets, and various celebrity clients. Melissa has worked as key makeup artist on music video sets, national ad campaigns, fashion editorials, and runway. She also offers private, on-site appointments and lessons for weddings and special events, portraits, headshot makeup, and more.
Melissa caters to all skin tones + types, ages, and orientations. She is mobile throughout Ontario and the GTA, as well as able to travel domestically and internationally. Raised in a family cleaning business, Melissa also follows strict sanitation protocols, adhering to industry requirements, WHMIS, and Barbicide Sanitation Standards for COVID-19.