About Us

Ador Makeup Art is a team of professional makeup artists and hairstylists based out of Edmonton. With a combined experience of over 70 years, our ambition is to provide our valued clients with top-tier service.

Our approach to beauty has always been the experience. You are unique, from your personality to your style - so we've ditched the conventional "one size fits all" approach to beauty in favour of a personalized service from start to finish. 

Meet the Team

Brittany Clarkson

Makeup Artist/Owner

Brittany is the founder of Ador Makeup Art and has over 9 years of experience as a professional makeup artist. Her passion for makeup, fun personality and strong work ethic has risen Ador to one of the top bridal makeup and hairstyling businesses in Edmonton in only 2 years time. Having provided services to hundreds of weddings and events, she has perfected her skill to an art form.  Brittany's passion lies primarily in beauty and bridal makeups, with an emphasis on flawless, natural and glowing skin. Her focus has always been using makeup as a medium to accentuate each unique client's natural beauty.

Fun fact: Brittany loves cats and owns 4 of her own. 

Denee Noel

Makeup Artist

Denee is a true working professional in the beauty industry with 19 years of experience under her belt. Her talent has resulted in an impressive repertoire of clients and publications, including supermodel Coco Rocha and clothing brand Oak+Fort. Denee has represented multiple leading beauty brands in the industry, most notably NARS, MAC Cosmetics, and Anastasia Beverly Hills. Her approach to makeup is nothing less of professional, and we're thrilled to have her on our team! 

Fun fact: We call Denee the "queen of the smokey eye".

Ana Duran

Makeup Artist

Ana is an up and coming makeup artist who has been flourishing in the beauty industry for the past 2 years with her stand-out passion and talent. Ana's eye for detail is phenomenal, and her talent is nothing short of impressive. Ana loves creating "soft focus skin" and glowing diffused eye looks - perfect for events and weddings. Her warm personality is guaranteed to put anyone in a great mood, and her professionalism and dedication to her clientele are just a couple reasons why we're proud to have her on our team! 

Joan Couling

Lead Hairstylist

We call Joan our "hair wizard", and we're not exaggerating! Joan is a red-seal journeyman hairstylist with over 20 years of experience, and has competed in several hair competitions, even earning first place. She has always been passionate about hairstyling, and specializes in updo's, down-do's and everything in between.  Her work has been published in several online publications, and she also enjoys creating intricate avant-garde looks on occasion. Her expertise and decades of experience have made her a prolific bridal stylist in Edmonton,, and her mobile hair salon "Viking's Edge Hair Design", has provided hundreds of hair services to the Edmonton region.

Fun fact: Joan loves cosplaying and creating her own costumes from scratch.

Samantha Smith


Samantha is a red-seal journeyman hairstylist with over 10 years of experience styling hair. She has a great eye for detail and is always up to date with the latest trends. Samantha has always had a passion for bridal hairstyling, and can replicate any look you throw her way. One thing we love about Samantha is her skill when it comes to updos! No matter how thick or long your hair is, she can create a beautiful updo that will stand up to the test of time. 

Viktoriya Krause


Bio coming soon!