beauty experts

We want to teach and share what we know with all of those wanting to learn the art while going above and beyond any other lash education available in Winnipeg to date. Learn from second time Lash Judge of the Royal Canadian Lash Championships and Voted Top 5 Lash Mentor by the National Association of Lash Artists.

Lori Kim Wunsch

Founder, Lash & Brow Educator, Online Business Coach

I am fortunate enough to be able to serve women looking to become part of the lash industry, teaching them the art of lashing, helping existing artist up-level their skill set and helping them grow their business.

I am a mom to 3 beautiful girls and have an amazing man who supports me 100% in all I do in life.  I have a big personality in a goofy, quirky and spontaneous way, I am an addict with anything having to do with personal growth as well as with continuing education within this industry.

Being in the beauty industry since 2001, having built Eye Candy Lash + Brow Boutique and now opening Eye Candy Lash Academy, I have learned and have grown a lot.  I am here to share my knowledge and experience.  Helping women to be able to build + create a life where they can financially take care of themselves is the stage of where I am at in my life.  Let’s learn, share and grow together!


Kim Dukic

Became Co-Owner of Portage Location, August 2019 Eye Candy Lash Academy, Volume Lash and Micropigmentation Educator

I’ve been in the beauty industry since 2005 having started as a makeup artist then becoming a licensed esthetician and now a Lash & Permanent Makeup Specialist. I have owned two salons in the past, achieved many certifications and taken several courses, and will continue to educate myself as this industry is ever evolving.

Family is so very important to me. I have chosen my path in life so I can be my own boss and spend more time with my husband and our 3 amazing children. This career has given me the freedom to do that and provide for my 3 kids. I wake up everyday feeling blessed that I have a job I am so passionate about. I am excited to share my knowledge and expertise with my students and look forward to meeting you at the New Eye Candy Lash Academy!

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Nicole Avillanoza

Makeup and Lash Lift Educator

A self-taught makeup artist, certified in both makeup and fashion show application, and a certified lash and brow artist with over fifteen years’ experience in the industry, Nicole Avillanoza has an uncanny ability to create soft, alluring makeup looks that accentuate your beauty and draw out your natural features.

Nicole began her career in the industry in 2007 as the owner and manager of Faces Cosmetics in Winnipeg. Three years later, in 2010, she moved to MAC Cosmetics, working as a makeup artist there for eight years before moving on to Eye Candy Lash + Brow Boutique in Winnipeg’s Corydon District.

There, she does everything from brow henna and shaping to lash lifts, tints and sugaring. In addition to her wide-ranging retail and beauty background, Nicole has a diversity of makeup artistry experience in a variety of areas, including: five consecutive years with CancerCare Manitoba’s Guardian Angel fashion show; the 2014 JUNO Awards ceremony in Winnipeg; and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s 2015 performance of The Nutcracker. Nicole’s specialty is beauty and bridal makeup, and while she prefers a natural aesthetic, she possesses the experience and background to work in a variety of styles and applications.


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We want to teach and share what we know with all of those wanting to learn the art while going above and beyond any other lash education available in Winnipeg to date.

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