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


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.


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

Dhriti Bhanushali:


Certified Pro Makeup Artist and Skin Expert, with over 6 years of experience in Makeup Artistry specializing in Bridal, Studio/ Outdoor Photography, Casual and Special Effects Makeup.
Expertise of 2 years in Skincare, certified from Humber and Dermalogica. Her best quality is understanding the client’s wants/ideas and making them come to life by delivering results that they absolutely love each time, every time!
Fun Fact – She is also a successful Youtuber in the Skin Care & Makeup industry, and is trilingual in English, Punjabi and Hindi.

Daniela Domingues:


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.

Lourdes Bolado:


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 – Allthough she is a walking dictionary in all things Esthetics, she enjoys dancing to Salsa and Latin music in her spare time. Shes’s bilingual in English and Spanish and is a big cat person.

Cristina Munoz :


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.

Dilsa Andrade :


Dilsa’s passion and love for the art of hairstyling started at a young age, when as a young adult she was always so focused to have people feel good about themselves. She is now blessed with a staggering nine years experience as a hairstylist in a professional salon-style setting. Her unrivaled creativity with colour, cuts, and styling remains her signature trademark and ultimately what keeps her clients coming back and her chair warm.
Always striving to give her clients the absolute best in hair services, Dilsa prides herself on being a thorough perfectionist, detailed oriented and is constantly trying to work towards her client’s vison by moulding, shaping and refining her skills.
Fun Fact – We call her the Hair Geek – She’s made a personal commitment to remaining at the top of industry standards through continuing education programs that she regularly enrolls in and completes.