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BBM Beauty Academy

Founded in 2017 with the goal to empower aspiring beauty professionals, we’re here to teach you how to deliver top quality services, while arming you with the information needed to thrive in business. Explore our beauty courses and in-person permanent make up trainings!

Build a Successful Aesthetics Career with BBM Beauty Academy

Our Ottawa beauty academy specializes in services such as permanent makeup, lash services, and facial treatments. We’ve drawn on our expertise in each of these areas to offer you professional level training through BBM Beauty Academy.

Our courses offer a comprehensive look at what’s needed to deliver high quality treatments for your clients, all while growing your business! Being in the aesthetics industry ourselves, our beauty courses also cover important topics like marketing, operations and finding suppliers. BBM’s permanent makeup trainings provide students with certification that can be used to become 100% insurable – so that you can start taking on your own clients right away!

Your Educators

Our team of experienced educators have more than two decades of experience in beauty and business, and bring their expertise to each and every course.

Marcella Masci

Marcella is BBM’s Founder and Lead Permanent Makeup Artist. Marcella’s decade of experience in beauty allows her to offer you highest quality education so that you can master professional PMU and facial treatments.

Erin Vanasse

BBM’s managing partner and head of student liaison. She has years of experience in business through successful ventures in hospitality and fitness. Erin’s experiences in business and life will help you learn how to build a profitable business that supports the life you want.

Cassandra - Head of Aesthetics, Senior PMU Artist

Cassandra Roussel

Senior Artist and Trainer. With over 10 years of experience in the beauty industry, Cassandra brings a wealth of knowledge to the Academy.

In-Person Beauty Trainings in Ottawa

Explore our selection of upcoming in-person beauty trainings in Ottawa. We also offer private 1 on 1 beauty training sessions to help you further your education! If you’re looking for personalized guidance or you want to learn directly from one of our instructors, our 1 on 1 sessions are a great choice. Reach out to us for more information on our private training sessions.

Nano Brows Masterclass

(June 10-11-12, 2024)

The nano brows masterclass gives you the training you need to deliver professional, beautiful semi-permanent eyebrows. This course covers key topics including skin anatomy, product knowledge, measuring and drawing techniques, pigment selection and anesthetic protocols. Nano brows are one of the most popular permanent makeup treatments.

Lip Blush Tattoo Masterclass

(May 6, 2024)

Want to learn lip blush permanent makeup? Our in-person beauty training will teach you all about this popular permanent makeup service. The comprehensive course covers important topics like PMU theory, lip mapping techniques, and health and safety principles. Learn how to expertly mix custom lip blush pigment for your clients for beautiful, professional results.

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Eyelash Extensions Masterclass

(May 21-22, 2024)

BBM Beauty Academy’s eyelash extensions course in Ottawa gives you the knowledge you need to start your own professional lash business. We’ll teach you about each style of eyelash extensions, expert service delivery, and supply selection. You’ll learn how to give your client’s flawless lashes, every time. Learn top industry tips for creating stunning lashes for your clients. You will learn Classic, Hybrid, Volume & Mega Volume lash styles!!

Lash Lift & Brow Lamination Masterclass

(May 3, 2024)

Our lash lift & brow lamination training covers important topics like hygiene, health and safety, product knowledge, treatment planning and work area preparation. With more clients wanting a natural makeup look, treatments like lash lifts, tints and brow lamination are in high demand! You’ll learn everything you need to know to expertly deliver these services to grow your beauty business.

Intro to Microneedling Masterclass

(April 27, 2024)

Discover the intricacies of microneedling and gain proficiency in administering this rejuvenating and highly requested facial treatment. Microneedling is a skincare procedure that involves the use of a device equipped with fine needles to create controlled micro-injuries in the skin’s surface. This process stimulates the body’s natural collagen and elastin production, resulting in improved skin texture, reduced fine lines, and a more youthful complexion. Our comprehensive in-person course equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to master this service!

Dermaplaning Masterclass

(May 24, 2024)

Dermaplaning is a professional skincare service designed to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin’s outermost layer by using a scalpel to gently remove dead skin cells and fine facial hair. In our dermaplaning class, you will learn the art and science of safely and effectively performing this cosmetic procedure. You learn essential techniques for achieving smooth and radiant skin, including health and safety procedures, proper tool handling, skin preparation, and post-treatment care, ensuring you will be able to provide clients with a professional and transformative skincare experience.

Intro to Fine Line Tattoo Masterclass

(May 11, 2024)

Explore the fundamentals of Fine Line Tattoos in this introductory course led by experienced instructors. Learn techniques, design aesthetics, safety, and more to gain the skills and confidence needed to excel with this specialized tattoo style. Practice on live models and become certified with our Academy in this one-day in person course.

Eyeliner Tattoo Masterclass

(May 13, 2024)

Eyeliner tattoo is one of the most popular permanent makeup services. BBM Beauty Academy’s Eyeliner Tattoo Masterclass combines important hands-on learning and theory paired with real life business advice to help you grow your beauty business. By taking the eyeliner tattoo training, you’ll be one step closer to delivering top-level eyeliner tattooing services!

Try One of Our Workshops!

Dive into specialty topics with our half-day workshops. These workshops are fantastic opportunities for all women (not only beauty professionals) to learn about proper techniques and beauty fundamentals. Sign up with a friend and join us for an afternoon of learning in our elevated studio space! Our workshops are designed for all experience levels, from beginners to advanced. Contact us to learn more.


Explore the fundamentals of Fine Line Tattoos in this introductory course led by experienced instructors. Learn techniques, design aesthetics, safety, and more to gain the skills and confidence needed to excel with this specialized tattoo style. Practice on live models and become certified with our Academy in this one-day in person course.

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Permanent Makeup: Custom Colours 101

Learn how to formulate the perfect combination of pigments to best suit your clients undertones and skin color.

Small Business Set Up and Coaching

Ready to turn your passion into a thriving business? Gain essential insights, strategies, and personalized guidance for launching and growing your beauty venture.

Intro to Chemical Peels

Discover the secrets to rejuvenated skin in our “Intro to Chemical Peels” workshop. Learn the techniques for healthier, radiant skin. Learn the basic of skin anatomy, and a range of skincare options for acidic chemical peels.

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BBM Beauty Academy

If you’re ready to take your beauty business to the next level or start a career in aesthetics, look no further than BBM Beauty Academy. We designed our Ottawa permanent makeup trainings, lash trainings and microneedling courses to empower you with the knowledge you need to confidently offer aesthetic services and start making money doing what you love!