Leah Roberts is a professional Vancouver based Makeup Artist and Hairstylist with over 6 years in the industry. Leah is the Owner and Senior Artist at 'Hair & Makeup Art by Lease' and is experienced in Commercial, Television, Live Broadcast Television, Film, Corporate, Bridal, Headshots and Music Videos. Please check out Leah's client list as well as her photo gallery. Leah is available in Vancouver and all surrounding areas.
Leah has a robust and strong artistic drive, and has always been inspired by the beauty and life changing art of transformation. She began her career at Bishop’s University in Montreal, where she studied a double major in Vocal Jazz and Theatre. While pursuing her theatrical and musical ambitions she discovered she had a passion and a marvellous, visible talent for the art of hair and makeup. While working at Catalina’s salon in Peterborough, ON Leah began to shift her focus; beginning her studies in hair and makeup techniques. This focus of energy proved to be life changing; A mere three years later she completed her training in Global Arts Makeup Artistry from the prestigious Blanche Macdonald centre in Vancouver, learning from industry leaders such as Jon Hennessey, Daemon Cadman, Cory Roberts and CJ Wills. Leah gained experience working full-time for Stila Cosmetics and The Studio and quickly began branching out into freelance work where she saw her business start to flourish. Eventually she started working for Senior Producers and Photographers such as Guy Roland from NBD Creative Productions and Danielle Stott-Roy and Robin Nielsen of Triumph Street Productions as their go-to makeup & hair stylist and has built up a reputation for being professional and reliable for perfect results. Leah has established an impressive portfolio with a wide range of work spanning from projects like Victoria Secret’s Black & White Runway Show to campaigns for Jason Matlo’s Fall/Winter lookbook, to head shots and music videos for Cody Simpson’s “La Da Dee”. Through all of this she has built a reputation for precision and excellence. Her passions lie in Classical and Vocal Jazz as well as Theatre. This creativity shows itself in all aspects her work.
We have been in the industry since 2009.