Pina Cava is a sought-after freelance make up artist with over 20 years experience in all aspects of the trade, working in the field of bridal, fashion, beauty, print, film, television, special effects, theatre, face & body painting.

 Pina has a degree from Complections International School of Make Up in Toronto, Versailles Academy of Make Up & Aesthetics, and the Ottawa Academy of Hairstyling Beauty & Aesthetics,  specializing in bridal make up & hair, fashion, print, commercial, television, film, theatre, special effects techniques, and face & body art.

Her focus and attention to detail allows her clients to feel confident in her abilities as a make up artist.


Working with clients of all ages, skin types, and skin tones, Pina uses not only traditional make up but also specializes in airbrush make up for that flawless look which lasts all day long!


Pina's main focus is to keep current with the latest industry trends and make up techniques, in which she believes are crucial to being a successful make up artist. was also nominated for best bridal makeup artist 4 years in a row!

Working as a freelance make up artist, Pina Cava uses only professional top of the line make up products.  She also provides in-home services, works on location, and has the ability to travel nationally and internationally.

Pina's passion for the art of make up began in high school theatre...and the rest is history!  

Pina's clientele includes: 



: National Arts Center

: Canada Day on Parliament Hill backstage

: Ottawa Wedding Magazine

:Casino du Lac-Leamy


Book your personalized one-on-one make up lesson where you will learn how to take your daytime look to a night out on the town!  Your make up lesson includes:

: face chart & notes for future reference

: proper skincare before & after make up application 

: make up techniques & products that best suit your lifestyle and compliment your         skin tone

: proper cleansing of brushes & make up

Pina's passion for all aspects of make up is a constant learning experience which has led her to attend many workshops, tradeshows, and conventions and has trained with some of the best painters world renowned.