Nominated for the award: Fashion and Style
Company: Maili J. Makeover Studio
Biography: Maili J is a renowned International hair stylist and colourist with over 20 years of experience specializing in Up Styling, makeup and bridal. She has worked globally from Australia to the US and Canada. She is well known in the community for her fashion, runway and bridal hair and makeup expertise. Maili J trained with Wella International in Australia for several years. Part of her internship with Wella required her to achieve certification in various science courses to gain full understanding of the biology and chemistry of hair, hair products, colour products and their interactions. She immigrated to Canada in 2000 as a colour technician for Wella Canada to assist in rebuilding salon businesses, educating colourists and salons in the proper use of colour and training stylists. Hair and hair colouring is only one facet of beauty and before long Maili J added the world of makeup application to her creative toolkit winning numerous awards for various runway shows, events, fundraisers and Avant Guarde fashion parades. Internationally she has participated in Miss Indy Australia and New York Fashion Week and locally in events such as Mississauga Fashion Week. Maili J’s creative expertise, experience and strong work ethic has become a well known and respected as a Businesswomen and a creative front runner within the community. She is highly praised and recognized for her work within the bridal community and is continuing to expand her team and involvement within the bridal world.