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TEAM

our team

The Makeover Place is your #1 Full-Service Salon, Spa and Makeup Studio conveniently in the Little
Portugal area located at Queen W. and Dovercourt Rd. in Downtown Toronto, offering services in
Skincare, Hair & Makeups.
An exciting venture of Aesthetician and Makeup artist Taniya Puri, its Mission is to provide a world-class
experience to its esteemed patrons and employees with a focus on health, well being and personalized
attention. We wish to create enduring and rewarding relationships with our clients and community
through superior service, knowledge, and tranquility.

about the

owner

A highly decorated Makeup Artist and Esthetician with a plethora of experience in the beauty and skin care industry, Taniya Puri’s vision entails making a difference in the lives of her clients with in-depth knowledge of makeup, cosmetics, and skincare coupled with her creative abilities. 

Ever since she started her career working in chic upscale medical spas in downtown Toronto, she’s had great success in literally transforming the lives and self-esteem of her clients. With her loyal clientbase pushing her to launch her own place of business and an ambition to provide clients with a world class experience, she decided to venture into entrepreneurship. She holds certifications in medical skincare treatments from Dermalogica, Hydrafacial, Skinceuticals, Dr. Schrammek Green Peel, Phytomer, certification in Temptu AirBrush, bridal makeup, high definition glam makeup and eye makeup techniques, gel nails, OPI and CND shellac nails along with hair designing.

With a firm belief in herself, she brings to you ‘The Makeover Place – Spa and Hair & Makeup Studio by Taniya Puri.’ Located in the lovely neighborhood near King West Village, The Makeover Place will assist you with all your skin and beauty needs under one roof.

“ City life can be pretty stressful and one glimpses a get-away to nurture the body and the soul alike. The whole idea is to create a high-end countryside escape within the city,” says Taniya Puri.

ABOUT THE TEAM

we like to have a prespective that customer satisfaction comes from a great team.

Daniela Domingues:

SENIOR HAIRSTYLIST

Daniela Domingues, or “Dee” is a professional stylist and colourist who has worked in the industry for over six years. She is currently a L’Oreal specialist and trained in Pivot Point and Allilon styling. Dee works in all sectors of hair including but not limited to colour, cutting, styling, extensions & permanents. She is dedicated to giving each client their ideal hair while maintaining practices that promote hair vitality. If you have concerns with your hair she is willing to help you diagnose and offer a variety of treatments and the best routine to help in your hair journey.                                  Fun Fact – Originally from House Slytherin, Dee is trilingual in English, Spanish and Portuguese. She is very outgoing, and a Spongebob Squarepants fanatic.

julio silveira :

SENIOR HAIRSTYLIST

Julio Silveira is our celebrated elite hair stylist and makeup artist with thirteen years worth of creating awesomeness. Apart from being featured in blogTo, Vogue & Sephora, Julio has also dedicated his hair and make-up artistry work for various magazines, music videos and celebrity brides. Influenced by his mother from an early age who’s also a hairdresser, he’s aced courses from Pivot Point, L’Oréal, Llongueras and has also graduated from CMU College in Toronto.     

Julio is our resident expert in complex female cuts, colouring/highlighting, styling and makeup who’s passionate about transforming people.

Fun Fact – Speaks Portuguese as well, and simply loves black coffee

Lourdes Bolado:

SENIOR ESTHETICIAN

She has been an Advanced Medical Esthetician for over 10 years and her professional portfolio includes certifications in Advance Esthetics, Medical Esthetics among others.
She has great knowledge of all skin types, which enables her to use a variety of different equipment as the right tools and uses Esthetics as a tool that enhances your natural beauty in every service provided, be it customized facial treatments, manicures, pedicures or waxing services.                                                                                                                                                          Fun Fact – Although she is a walking dictionary in all things Esthetics, she enjoys dancing to Salsa and Latin music in her spare time. She’s bilingual in English and Spanish and is a big cat person.

Cristina Munoz :

ESTHETICIAN

She is an Advanced Medical Esthetician who started her career with a Diploma from Brayan college and she’s previously worked for two of the best spas in downtown Toronto before calling The Makeover Place her new home.                                                                                                            She believes that her profession provides her the best opportunity to enrich someone’s life by promoting health and wellness in a relaxing environment, and is someone who takes great pride in ABSOLUTELY loving doing what she does.                                                                                               Fun Fact – Besides being a super mom, Cristina is bilingual in English and Spanish.