Meet Trena ❤
Award-winning, Pro Makeup Artist, Trena Olfert has 18+ years in the wedding and beauty industry from YYC to YVR to the Canadian Rockies. Trena started her career with skin therapy and happily transitioned into a Professional Makeup Artist within a couple of short years, running a successful makeup studio with a collective team that provides services for weddings, elopements, fashion, commercial and corporate. You may have seen Trena on CTV Morning Live chatting makeup and continuously featured in several international print and online magazines. Her makeup squad also exhibits and handles the runway makeup with her team for both Calgary Bridal Expo and Wedding Fair Calgary.
Trena Laine had provided her Makeup Artistry and Business Coaching Program with partners The Esthetic Institute for the past 10 years to allow aspiring artists to train, equip and gain confidence with real-life makeup and hair skills, marketing tools and be job-ready in a saturated market. However, as of July 2020, Trena Laine launched her own online digital Professional Makeup Artist & Business Coaching available to anyone, anywhere, anytime with a unique method to learn, apply and not only be challenged but understand marketing, and branding, and develop a strong business mindset. Trena continues to support, offer guidance, and mentorship and demonstrate leadership in the makeup and beauty community. Trena Laine currently still provides an exclusive package for the Esthetic Institute students.
Meet Lindsay ❤
This gem of an entrepreneur understands customer service, figuring out solutions, and growing relationships, this creates a combined skillset in a prosperous makeup and hair artistry career. Lindsay has worked with troubled skin and has prided herself on slowing down to connect with her clients and focus on the technical aspects of a makeup application.
Lindsay's background in high-end retail, running a successful family business of 22 years has attributed to Lindsay's professionalism and accountability on the Trena Laine squad. As a busy mother of two, balancing everything comes naturally to Lindsay and you will find her in a client's home prepping them for whatever-the-occasion photoshoot or event with no hesitation in bringing wonderful customer service.
Her colorful portfolio of makeup and hair demonstrates a boho, natural vibe, and from the client who may be sensitive and never wears makeup to the client who wants a bit of drama, Lindsay's curated portfolio is all over our Instagram showcasing weddings to maternity and everything in between. Travels to the Rockies and within Calgary are where you see Lindsay coming and going.
From weddings to grad to maternity to whatever, Lindsay will be there with bells on to get you ready for your next wedding or photoshoot. Book Lindsay now for your makeup and hair needs.
Meet Kelly ❤
Trained at Delmar originally and along with her talents and skills over these past 10 years has brought this local Calgarian inspiration and creativity to her resume. Kelly's years of experience with hair shows have gifted this artist with a variety of tastes and styles that has had a tremendous influence on her taking care of her client's hair needs.
Her fondest memories of serving her clients include Scene hair cuts ( like shags) and Anime inspired colors. Kelly continues to be inspired by colors, friends, experiences, other people's work. Over the years, weddings have become a fave to Kelly " I love the elegance and how the bride/bridesmaid feel following getting all dolled up"
Salon located in NW, Kelly aspires to open her own salon with a solid team that is passionately excited, and driven as she is. Not a stranger to community and being in the industry, we are delighted to have this fun-loving gem on our team. When not working you will find Kelly hoarding art and scrapbook supplies and gamin.
Meet Paige ❤
Over the last 8 years, Paige has been providing many weddings with beautiful styles and colors to clients as a Professional Hairstylist. As a blonde herself, she specializes in blonde tones and understands what NOT to do following going through bad experiences with her own hair. As a graduate of MC college, Paige accredits her specialties and talents to valuable time working in the salon, before going on her own. Paige is also known for her braided weave extensions and runs a successful boutique salon out of her home while raising her 3 beautiful girls.
Trena and Paige were introduced at a wedding they did together and since have kept in touch. It was time to bring Paige with her talents onto our squad. As Paige quotes "If I can be a part of making a bride feel like her most beautiful self on HER day, that’s everything. Also love the entire atmosphere, nothing more beautiful than being surrounded by women supporting each other."
We totally agree!
Meet Steph ❤
With running a successful career and part-time salon in the hair industry for just over 18 years, Steph has worked alongside some of the best in the industry. With a diverse background in the hair industry, she continues to attribute her talents to the many areas she has worked in.
From educating stylists with bumble and bumble traveling to New York, to educating stylists on color with Schwarzkopf professional traveling to and from Toronto, Steph has traveled all over to keep up her own education. She continues to pride her skills on always keeping her own knowledge fresh and in trend.
Master colorist and working with hair extensions are a huge part of Steph's work available to clients. She also has been providing wedding hair for years, so we felt it was time to work smarter together and have her join the Trena Laine team. As Steph has assisted with Trena Laine's makeup and hair workshops, the value she brings is top-notch when it comes to teaching, patience, and sharing great insider secrets with our Professional Makeup Artist Program students.
She has loved styling and doing wedding hair since she was a kid when her mother used to park her in front of the tv with VHS tapes on how to do wedding-style updos in the early 1990s. From boho to glam weddings to wedding fashion and editorial work, Steph's talents continue to be seen and bring a ray of sunshine to her clients. Confident, friendly, and accountable are only a few strong words when we think of this talented woman in our industry.
Meet Maici ❤ Beautiful wife and mother of 4, she achieved her certification in Advanced Professional Makeup Artistry with Trena Laine at The Esthetic Institute 2018 and has since had her work featured in multiple wedding blogs and published in a number of bridal and photography magazines.
Maici also accomplished a 2nd certification going through Trena Laine's online training program to further her education and study more about the skin, how to address skin concerns and assist client's on whatever journey they may be on.
She prides her brand on natural beauty enhancements for all ages and skin types and specializes in wedding and boudoir glamour. You will find Maici working on commercial campaigns that support all women of all sizes or sharing mental health stories through photoshoots and events.
Maici is our Central Alberta Makeup Artist, however, from working in her own freelance company and working with the TL family, you will find Maici here in YYC and out in the Rockies serving clients.
We appreciate Maici's leadership and accountability to the team. Her professionalism and kindness are always remembered by clients following a visit with Maici.