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meet our team

Meet Unbridled's specialized beauty team. Located in their sister business Unbridled in Courtenay, British Columbia. Unbridled Beauty (formerly Wildflower on Location) has dedicated its time to being the most sought-after mobile hair and makeup service for weddings and special events for four year now.

During the winter they spend most of their time helping brides plan their perfect bridal look. While in the summer they are busy driving to Vancouver Islands most breath taking venues.

Jacklyn Van Bourgondien

Founder • Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist

Having proudly embraced Vancouver Island as her home for over a decade, Jacklyn Van Bourgondien stands as a creative force within her team at Unbridled.

Jacklyn's skillset shines in her specialized domain - natural glam makeup for discerning brides and crafting effortlessly chic bridal updos. Her quest for refinement is ceaseless, a true testament to her unwavering dedication to the beauty industry. Amidst creating bridal glamour and styling brides-to-be at her bridal gown boutique, Jacklyn ardently cultivates her craft, an eternal student of her passion.

Beyond her role as a bridal virtuoso, Jacklyn steps into the role of an educator, curating engaging workshops. These bespoke beauty immersions cater to all stages and demographics, mirroring her earnest desire to share her passion with her community.

Monik Walmsley-Cross

Unbridled Beauty • Makeup Artist

Monik is a professional makeup artist based out of Parksville who has recently relocated from Toronto. Certified since 2009, she has a wide and diverse skill set ranging from beauty and prosthetic makeup to hairstyling. As a member of the prestigious I.A.T.S.E. local 873, Monik has worked on shows such as Star Trek Discovery, American Gods, and Handmaids Tale.

Monik was among the talented makeup artists on the team nominated for an Emmy in September 2021 in the category of Outstanding Period And/or Character Makeup (non-prosthetic) for Star Trek Discovery season 3 - Episode 'Terra Firma; part 2', and had the opportunity to attend the Emmy awards ceremony.

Seeking greater work-life balance in 2020, Monik made a conscious decision to prioritize her family while also pursuing her passion for making people feel beautiful through makeup, with a particular focus on the bridal industry. 

During her free time, she takes pleasure in exploring the forest with her loved ones, expressing herself through art by painting, and broadening her knowledge in skincare. She is always looking for ways to make a positive impact in other people's lives.

Kenya Kennedy

Unbridled Beauty • Makeup Artist

Kenya is a makeup artist based out of Port Alberni. She spent her childhood living in Vancouver where she grew up acting in the film industry; this is where her fascination with makeup began. Whether is was a simple touch up; or having prosthetics applied, she knew this art would grow to become her passion.

Years later she got her first job as a makeup artist at Sephora; where she developed her understanding of products, application and skincare. During this time she fell in love with makeup for events, and started her journey into the world of freelancing.

In 2017, she graduated from the esteemed John Casablancas Institute; where she obtained her diploma with honours in the makeup artistry program. Shortly after; she moved to the island to continue her work in the bridal industry, while also starting a family.

Kenya's love for makeup is evident in her work; where she strives to create looks that are personalized to each client's unique style and personality. She has an eye for detail; and a passion for enhancing natural beauty.

Holly Gagnon

Unbridled Beauty • Hair Stylist

Holly is an experienced hair stylist and makeup artist who recently moved from out east a few years ago. She is a wife, mother and someone who is passionately driven to inspire other women. We are so excited for all of you to get to know her and fall in love as we have.

More to come...

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