Pina Cava has been a professional make up artist since 2000.  She is also a licenced cosmetoligist & hair stylist located in the Ottawa/Manotick area.  Pina has a degree from Complections International School of Make Up in Toronto specializing in bridal make up & hair, fashion, print, commercial, television, film, theatre, special effects techniques, and face & body art.

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 3 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 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.


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 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


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




As an expert in bridal make up, Pina Cava will create the perfect flawless look that will last all day and night.  Book your Bridal Trial now, and Pina will help you design the look you desire for your special day.

 make up lesson


If you are looking to update, your image, Pina will teach you the proper make up application to help enhance your own natural features. 

Included will be an assessment of your current  make up & tools, proper placement & techniques, &  proper skincare


The make up look you desire for your special occasion will be tailored to fit your needs.



*Proms & Graduations

*Photo Shoots & Head Shots


*Night out on the town

*Birthday Parties





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Face & Body ART
Face painting
body ART
special effects

On the creative side of things, Pina Cava and her team of Face & Body Painters

have the ability to bring any event to life!

Call Pina & her team now to add a splash of colour to your special event!

  • Birthday Parties

  • Corporate events/parties/bbq's

  • Festivals

  • Photo Shoots

  • Schools & pre-schools

  • Halloween

  • Christmas & Holiday events

  • Canada Day celebrations

  • Grand Openings

  • Promotional Events

  • Community Events

  • Fundraisers

  • Restaurants/Family Night



Tel:  613-447-1403

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