Dana Mckinnon is a Calgary, Alberta based makeup artist and hair stylist. Dana began her career over 20 years ago starting out as a young girl experimenting with makeup on family and friends. Dana’s passion and abilities grew as demand and opportunities came her way. Her talent has been acknowledged with numerous awards. Dana’s work has been featured in numerous magazines such as People, Us Weekly, Zoomer, Macleans, Bloomberg, Avenue, Chatelaine, Luxe, Blush and several others. Applying her expertise backstage at the Juno awards as well as the Canadian Country Music Awards have also been some highlights of her career. Dana continuously contributes her abilities to charitable and non-profit events, such as Calgary Cares, Artrageous and numerous cancer benefits.

Her talent with makeup and hair makes her a unique and thriving artist. Dana has remarkable diversity, and an effortless approach that has helped her maintain a loyal following of satisfied clientele. Dana has worked with many celebrities such as Mike Myers, Kathryn Winnick, Constance Zimmer, Feist, Bryan Adams, Robert Kennedy Jr, Jaime Sale, Hannah Elliott, Allison Redford the Alberta Ballet and our very own mayor Naheed Nenshi.


ABA Calgary Nail Sculpting Competition 1999
ABA Calgary Nail Sculpting Competition 2002
ABA Calgary Makeup Competition 2002


Zoomer Magazine
Calgary Avenue Magazine
Mcleans Magazine
Chatelaine Magazine
Us Magazine
People Magazine
Alberta Oil


Junos 2008 (MAC Makeup)
Junos 2007 (MAC Makeup)
Canadian Country Music Awards (MAC Makeup)
Bella 2008 (Mode Models)
Bella 2007 (Mode Models)
Artrageous Calgary 2004
Artrageous Calgary 2002
Breast Cancer Gala 2002
Breast Cancer Gala 2001
Calgary Cares Aids Benefit 2002
Calgary Cares Aids Benefit 2001
Joe Fresh Promo Tour
Lauren Bagliore S/S Collection 2011
Lauren Bagliore F/W Collection 2011