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IMH Studios Founder

 Illuminate Makeup & Hair Studios is an independent professional makeup artistry agency owned and operated by Emmy Nominated makeup artist Tania El Zahr. 


Tania has been in the makeup industry for over 20 years. She graduated from the Blanch Macdonald Institute for Applied design in Vancouver, took her set etiquette training at the Vancouver Film School and eventually made her way in to the Alberta makeup industry.Following her dream to work in television and film Tania quickly developed a name for herself in the Alberta film industry, working on big budget films,  music videos, commercials, runways and made for television movies .


 Firm on Set Etiquette and professionalism Tania has brought together some of Edmonton’s top hair and makeup professionals to be a part of the IMH Studios artistry team.  

 " I love applying bridal makeup because it is such an important time in a woman's life and having the makeup express her spirit that morning is so important as it will reflect in  photos for the rest of the couples lives together" 

Tania El Zahr

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IMH professional makeup artists and hair stylists have had the opportunity to work on a variety of different clientele. Their work has appeared on  runways, red carpet events, television movies and commercials and feature films and down the isle of may churches and ceremonies. With our mobile makeup and hair services we can travel to all of our clients and provide makeup and hair services for the following;

  • Bridal makeup and hair
  • Graduation makeup and hair
  • Special Event makeup and hair
  • Editorial makeup and hair
  • Fashion and Runway makeup and hair
  • Boudoir makeup and hair
  • Commercial makeup and hair
  • Television and film makeup and hair
  • Media makeup and hair
  • Live Event makeup and hair
  • Hair Competition Makeup
  • Special makeup FX

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We train all of our artists in every aspect of makeup so that all of our clients will be happy with the look they desire.

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