Gold Medal Makeup Artist…Again

HELLO! CANADA‘s special collectors issue, which highlights Canada’s golden moments during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games is out on newsstands now. Makeup and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM worked with ice dancing gold medal Olympic champions TESSA VIRTUE and SCOTT MOIR for Hello!’s cover. Sonia also worked with freestyle skier and gold medal winner JENNIFER HEIL (shots inside).

Hello! Magazine - Sonia Leal-Serafim

Sonia Leal-Serafim and Jennifer Heil

Sonia Leal-Serafim on set with Jennifer Heil

Sonia Leal-Serafim with Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Sonia with Canadian ice dancers Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue

Leila Bani for Nuvo Spring 2010

Stylist LEILA BANI worked with photographer JAVIER LOVERA in NUVO‘s Spring 2010 issue, out in newsstands now.

Nuvo Spring 2010 styled by Leila Bani

Nuvo Spring 2010 styled by Leila Bani

Nuvo Spring 2010 styled by Leila Bani

Gold Medal Makeup Artist- Sonia Leal-Serafim

Makeup and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM was very busy during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, working with lots of gold medal winners and stars alike! 

Some of the Canadian Olympic Gold Medalists she worked with were JENNIFER HEIL, TESSA VIRTUE and SCOTT MOIR on Saturday, Feb. 26th, 2010 for HELLO! magazine. The issue will be on stands this Thursday, March 4th.

Sonia also worked with Australian Olympic Gold Medalist LYDIA LASILLA for AUSTRALIAN WOMAN’S DAY magazine at Sugar Studios last Sunday, Feb 28th. Lydia won gold in the women’s freestyle aerials. See the behind the scenes photos below.

Sonia was also busy working on the YOUNG ARTISTS FOR HAITI video with some of Canada’s brightest musical talents such as NIKKI YANOFSY, CANADIAN TENORS, SAM ROBERTS, JACOB HEDLEY, TOM COCHRANE, ESTHERO, FEFE DOBSON,  EMILY HAINES, JAY MALINOWSKI, recorded a revamped version of hip-hop artist K’NAAN’s “Wavin’ Flag”, with production by renowned Canadian producer BOB EZRIN. 

Lydia Lasilla and Sonia Leal-Serafim

Sonia Leal-Serafim and Lydia Lasilla

Lydia Lasilla and Sonia Leal-Serafim

Photographer MICHELLE DAY shooting Lydia in Sugar’s Studio A kitchen.

Gold Medal Nails by Christina Culver

CHRISTINA CULVER‘s golden nails were front and center in CNN‘s coverage of Australian Olympic champion TORAH BRIGHT. Torah won gold in the women’s half pipe in the 2010 Vancouer Winter Olympic Games. Christina had the real pleasure of sitting down with Torah and her family to match her gold nails to her gold medal.

Torah Bright with nails by Christina Culver

Sonia Leal-Serafim and Supermodel Heather Marks

Makeup and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM worked with supermodel HEATHER MARKS and Minister of Toursim Alberta CINDY ADY for their media events at the ALBERTA OLYMPIC HOUSE for the 2010 VANCOUVER WINTER OLYMPICS.  Sonia was brought in by designer PAUL HARDY who showcased his designs at the site.

Sonia Leal-Serafim and Heather Marks

Left: Heather Marks in makeup and hair wtih Sonia; Right: Paul Hardy with Heather Marks

Cindy Ady and Sonia Leal-Serafim

Sonia with Minister of Tourism Alberta CINDY ADY

CAPIC Event at Sugar Studios

CAPIC — the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications — will be hosting an event at Sugar Studios on Friday, March 26th and Saturday, March 27th. Art Buyer HEATHER MORTON will be giving private consultations after her evening lecture on Thursday, March 25th.

CAPIC Event at Sugar Studios

THEY Rep and Sugar join CPAWC

Agent and producer GINA HOLE now sits on the planning committe at CPAWC — the Commercial Production Associated of Western Canada. THEY Rep and Sugar Studios’ are now members of CPAWC, whose goal is to give exposure and awareness to the multi-million dollar commercial production industry Vancouver is well-known for.

Click here to view THEY Rep’s profile on CPAWC.

THEY Rep joins CPAWC

Sonia Leal-Serafim grooms Canadian Olympic Atheletes

Makeup and hair stylist SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM worked with some of Canada’s finest Olympic athletes in this month’s issue of CHATELAINE magazine. Sonia worked with ROB FAGAN, WARREN SHOULDICE, RYAN BLAIS, STEVE OMISCHL, KYLE NISSEN, OLIVIER ROCHON, VINCENT MARQUIS, all of whom will be competing this weekend at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Click here to view the online feature.

Kyle Nissen groomed by Sonia Leal-Serafim

Steve Omischl groomed by Sonia Leal-Serafim

Rob Fagan groomed by Sonia Leal-Serafim

Coco Rocha Cover – Sonia Leal-Serafim

Supermodel COCO ROCHA is on the cover of MODELINIA MAGAZINE Issue #1, with makeup and hair by SONIA LEAL-SERAFIM. Modelinia is the #1 ranked fashion blog and works hand in hand with all the top agencies, designers and models in the world. Coco personally handpicked this photo that was shot by Canadian photographer CHRIS HAYLETT, and of course makeup and hair by Sonia, to appear on Modelinia’s first cover. Coco will be reporting for Modelinia for New York Fashion Week.

Coco Rocha on Modelinia by Sonia Leal-Serafim

Christina Culver in The New York Times

CHRISTINA CULVER was recently mentioned in NEW YORK TIMES’ T MAGAZINE BLOG. VANCOUVER SPECIAL store owner ANNE PEARSON named Christina as one of her favorite things about Vancouver! Click here to read the rest of the article.

Christina Culver in NY Times