mississauga, ontario

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Based out of Mississauga, Ontario, and also covering the Halton and GTA areas, Beyond the Skin is a beauty business that offers makeup and lash extension services for special events such as weddings, proms, photo shoots and film. Creator and leader, Melissa Ammendolea, has over 8 years of experience as a professional makeup artist. She looks forward to every opportunity to help a prospective newlywed feel amazing on their special day.


Melissa has also worked for companies such as Miss Teen Canada, Starbucks, Empire Phoenix, Sexy Hair, Colorproof, Femme Forte Pro Cosmetics, Trezzi Collection, Sistemik Media, Awoke N' Aware Apparel and One Health Clubs. Melissa was also a former Makeup Instructor at the International Beauty Institute in Hamilton, Ontario.


Melissa’s passion for Makeup and Beauty has stemmed ever since she was a young girl. She strives to help each client feel confident and empowered in their own skin. 

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"Melissa is incredible. She made me feel better in my skin then I ever have. She did an amazing job! Would recommend to any bride or groom!" - Ashley 2019

"Melissa is a phenomenal make-up artist! Not only do her products last all day, but she really listens to what you want and ensures you look like an elevated version of yourself on your special day. I was so happy I chose Beyond the Skin for my wedding day and I will recommend her services to everyone! Thanks Melissa!" - Danielle C 2021

"Melissa is beyond sweet and so easy to work with. She is able to take what you envision and make it happen - but also make sure it is a look that flatters you. Super professional. Thank you Melissa for helping make my day so special."

- Melissa Z 2019

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