Andrea was born and raised in Lima, Peru and moved to Vancouver 9 years ago to pursue her dream career. She has been inspired by makeup art and beauty for as long as she can remember. After working in different fields including fashion she decided to start a career in makeup artistry to follow her true passion. She hasn’t stopped since and is loving every minute of it. She’s a graduate from the renowned John Casablanca’s Institute of Applied Arts where she's now an Instructor for their Makeup department. Andrea started her career working right away with modelling agencies spreading her wings in makeup for photography and fashion having her work featured in a range of magazines through out Canada as well as internationally. Since then she has expanded her experience by working with MAC Cosmetics, Mink Makeup & Hair Art and as a freelance Artist for the Charlotte Tilbury team in Canada helping her to always being on top of trends and mastering divers looks for every skin tone and face shape. Her skills range from Bridal, Fashion, Runway, Photography, Commercial, Avant-garde to Hairstyling, Special Fx and Sculpting. Andrea only uses top quality products and brushes and has advanced knowledge in skin care helping you choose the right products and advice what's best for you.

"I have a true passion for my career. I love the artistic part of doing make up and being able to create. At the same time I really enjoy working with people and helping them achieve the look that they're looking for but most of all I love to make them feel good about them selves. To me make up is not so much about transforming but it's about enhancing, bringing alive your natural beauty. Having a customer leave my chair with a smile on their face is my greatest reward. My mission is to help you enhance your natural beauty, make you feel and look your best, have fun using colours and embellish your natural features."

Don't hesitate to book your appointment with her today!

Andrea is mobile in the Greater Vancouver Area and SERVICES INCLUDE: 

 

Testimonials and Kind Words:

"Thank you Andrea. You are awesome! I was so disappointed about my look when I did the wedding in Vietnam but you have fulfilled my wedding look dream! I know I made the right decision to choose you. No words can explain how great you are and how much you have helped me and Kerry to have a successuful wedding. Best wishes to you and your family " Tiana Phuong - Bride

"Thank you so very much for all your work, you did an absolutely phenomenal job. I don't think my girls and I could have looked any better! Once again, thank you for being a part of our big day. I didn't doubt for a second that I wouldn't look my best in your great hands! Lisa Patriarca - Bride

"Hi Andrea! Thanks again for doing such an incredible job with the makeup at my wedding... at the end of the night everything looked just as fresh and perfect as when you had just done it, aside from no more lipstick due to kissing Mike!  xxx. I absolutely love your work!! " Danielle Wills - Bride

"Thank you SO much for the hair and makeup, it was INCREDIBLE! I received so many compliments, and my mom and sister were thrilled with their looks as well. You are SO talented- thank you! I stood in the hot sun for hours, then danced for hours, and at the end of the night, my hair was still in tact, exactly the way it was when you did it, and my makeup, untouched, even after all the tears! THANK YOU! " Rebecca Vincent - Bride

"I waited to send you this email because I wanted to be able to include a photo from our hair and makeup. I have to honestly tell you, that people are raving about my hair and makeup in the shots! I have had multiple people contact me after posting them who have specifically pointed out how incredible my hair and makeup was, and to give props to the artist, so I wanted to share those praises with you! I've included the best head-on shot from the session. I'm obsessed with this photo, again, hair and makeup are unreal amazing! Funny enough, this was the absolute last photo taken of the day, so it was a few hours after the makeup and hair application, and both still look flawless. Thank you again so much, I'm so happy to have found you, and to have you as part of such a special time in our lives!" - Rebecca Vincent - Client

"Dear Andrea, thank you so much for doing my hair and makeup so beautifully yesterday. The day felt like a fairy tale and I felt like a princess. I got so many compliments on my makeup and hair so thank you for the outstanding job. You're so talented and so sweet. Thanks for helping with the bridesmaids too :)" Erin Fifik - Bride

"Andrea is a wonderful makeup artist to work with! She is very friendly and professional. She took all the suggestions that I had for the look I wanted and turned it into something more. She also incorporated her own makeup style with my interests and definitely exceeded my expectations! With the services she provided I was extremely happy with the final result which allowed me to further enjoy my grad banquet. I would certainly work with Andrea again!" - Regina Sibbaluca - Client

"I have been waiting to work with Andrea for years…and finally had the opportunity last week! She is not only a crazy talented and professional makeup artist but one of the best and sweetest souls I have had the honour to meet! She loves what she does and it shows in her projects,clients and personality. I adore this lady and you will too!" - Donna Lewis - Photographer

"Andrea is one of the most talented, professional and colourful makeup artists I have worked with ! As a photographer I always like building a trustable team that I can count on for my projects. I love her and receive thank you messages from my clients for hair and makeup all the time. Thanks for being a fabulous person Andrea!" -  Chara Berk Photography

"Andrea always brings her 'A' game to every project we've ever worked on together. She's always kind, courteous and professional. She's a wonderful MUAH and I can highly recommend her for any creative and editorial project." - Christina Lazar-Schuler - Photographer

"Where do I even begin? Andrea did my makeup for my very first photo shoot and we have stayed in touch since then. We always seem to get to work together and every time we do the photos turns out unbelievably stunning. I have never been dissapointed with her style. She can do every different type of makeup from beauty bombshell to natural and light. So happy to be featured on her page!!!" - Stephanie Davidson - Model/Client

"Amazing MUA and amazing person. Goes above and beyond the call. I would hire her again in a heart beat!" - Sam Chung - Client

"I worked with Andrea once... that's all it took! As a professional photographer with an extreme concern for the quality of service and deliverables that I supplied to my clients; hair and makeup was no place to cut corners. One session with Andrea and I knew that she was going to be my first call. Every time. Still is. Professional, personable and extremely good at what she does. I couldn't make a stronger professional recommendation in this industry!" - Pete Jones -  Photographer

"I absolutely love working with Andrea, I jump to shoot with her any time she's part of a team. She's fun yet professional on set and always makes me look my best. Most importantly she has the steadiest most gentle touch!" Diandra Barsalou-Model

"Amazing work and incredible person to work with. Extremely efficient, reliable and fun. Most importantly her work speaks for itself! (Fabulous)" - Laura Guzman - Miss Universe Canada Contestant/Client

"Andrea is reliable, a hard worker, great Makeup artist, professional, fun to work with, kind and the list goes on. Everytime Andrea has worked with us she understands what we are looking for in the makeup and always does at great job. We work with Andrea with local and creative photoshoots! Thanks Andrea for everything!!!" Bianca Bertelli - Office Manager @Numa Models

“She is a very talented and dedicated professional make up artist, a great person to work with." Filipe Cordeiro - Photographer

“Andrea is a skilled make-up artist and I would highly recommend her. She is friendly yet professional. ” Elizabeth Ames - Numa Models

“Andrea is professional, reliable, and wonderful to work with! I look forward to both photographing or modeling her Make Up again soon!” Mariko Zamani - Model/Photographer

“Andrea is the type of person you can always count on. Strong work ethic. Solid values and very talented.” Marina Rospigliosi - Client

"Andrea is incredibly passionate, a true inspiration." Patricia Pelley - Collegue

"My dear Andrea, you're a very talented artist, it is a pleasure to have you with the company!! Thank you for everything!" Gaby Ramirez Makeup - Collegue

"A big thank you to Pete Jones Photography and Andrea Salazar M for these amazing photos and make-up. Truly some of the best I have ever worked with!" Tommy Shorthouse - Client

"Andrea was recommended to me by photographer Pete Jones. My publicists and I found her to be extremely easy to work with. Wonderful work - wonderful attitude!!!" Mick Della-Vee - Musician/Client

"Thanks Andrea for your excellent hair and makeup! My wedding on July 21 went great and I got sooooo many compliments on my hair and makeup. Thanks for your great work." Sumi Saini - Bride

"Dear Andrea, thank you so much for the amazing job you did today. The girls look wonderful!" Joyce Liao - Client

"Thank you Chara Berk and Andrea Salazar for the FABULOUS shoot today! You ladies were wonderful and it was lovely to work with you! Hope to see you again soon!" - Ely Jackson - Actor

"Andrea was a blast to work with last summer, she was professional and detail oriented. More than anything Andrea was fun to work with she has a great sense of humour and is easy to work with. Will have to work together again soon!" - Taseda Knight - Photographer

"I have worked with Andrea, and known her for a couple of years now, and can truly vouch for her professionalism and artistic ability, she is sweet-natured and very easy to work alongside with! I'd recommend her to anyone!" - Sandy Mac - Collegue

 

FEATURES:

Elegant Wedding Magazine, Mother Muse, Little Peanut Magazine, Solstice Magazine, Salon Magazine, Ellements Magazine, Superior Magazine, Pose Magazine, Blur Magazine, Niche Magazine, Estela Mag, Veux Magazine FreshlyWORN Magazine, Vogue It, Much Music Canada, Framework Magazine, Cinder Magazine, Hacid Magazine, We See It Magazine, Lemonade and Lenses, Nous Magazine, Conglomerate Magazine, PUR Wheels 


 

Clients:

TED, ICU Consulting, Dorel Sports, Bespoke Visuals, Nelson Mouellic Photography, Michael O'shea Photography, Chara Berk Photography, Inga Avedyan Photography, Kristina Napolskih Photography, StudioTwo Canada, Justin Eckersall Photography, Aspect Films, WTF Wear Canada, Sugoi Performance Apparel, Wanna Collection, Kendall Ansel Designs, AJ Tailor Designs, Boboli Retail Group, Vestis Fashion Group, Whisper Media, Erickson Coaching International, Karma Wear Apparel, Terra Casa Salon, Hailey Gerrit Designs, Sr Auto Group, Optometric Services Inc, Lizbell Agency, Life Studios, Vestis Fashion Group, Lunch with the Ladies Media Inc, Malene Grotrian Design, Investors Group Vancouver, Charlotte Tilbury Canada, MAC Cosmetics, Mink Makeup & Hair, Prep Studio, Faye Smith Makeup & Hair, All Dolled Up Studio, Fancy Face Inc, Gaby Ramirez Makeup, John Casablancas Institute, Numa Models

 

 

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