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Alchemy Center

Alchemy Center Artistic Beauty Studio and Boutique is a unique Toronto based multidisciplinary studio and salon offering a wide range of cosmetic and artistic services in an intimate and inspiring environment.

At Alchemy Center we not only carry the top quality professional makeup, hair and beauty products but also offer the most innovative and affordable short term hands on training and workshops in the field of makeup artistry, art, body painting and airbrushing.

Our team of professional artists is devoted to achieving excellence in their craft, sharing their knowledge, providing expert guidance, inspiration and personalized attention to every client that walks through the door.

At Alchemy Center, we bring your artistic and beauty visions to life.

Dorota Buczel

Owner and founder of Alchemy Center, Dorota is an elite makeup/visual artist, body painter, licensed hair stylist and airbrush makeup instructor with over 22 years of extensive training and experience in makeup artistry for all media including fashion, editorials, body painting, bridal, film, TV, commercials, special events, workshop facilitation and much more.

She is also a makeup instructor at George Brown College, member of NABET 700-M UNIFOR and the founder and creative director of Alchemy Center – Toronto’s most unique multidisciplinary cosmetic and artistic studio and salon.

Dorota has worked with a long list of accomplished professional photographers and directors. Her work has been seen in various national and international publications, advertising campaigns, commercials, TV shows and feature films, too many to list.

Whether creating clean fresh faces or edgy, transformative dramatic makeup and hair looks, her work is always flawlessly executed.

With an expanding roster of clients and personalities no look is impossible to achieve for this incredibly versatile artist.

Our Artists

Alchemy Center is proud to feature these incredibly talented and experienced artists working under their own management in our inspiring shared space.

Elite Hair Stylist

Yanna Karadimas

Yanna is a multicultural hair stylist/colour technician and a Curly and Blonde Hair Specialist with 25 years of extensive experience. Yanna has trained with Deva Curl, Aveda, Schwarzkopf, L’Oréal Professional, Wella, Goldwell and was an educator for Chi Color. Yanna’s work is featured in Elegant Wedding Magazine, Procter and Gamble, Oil of Olay, Cover Girl, Fashion Week, The Stylist Box, and David Dixon. With so much talent and experience, Yanna will help you find the right look for your lifestyle.

Elite Hair Stylist

Frederic Bataclan

Frederic has been a stylist for numerous years, accumulating vast knowledge of numerous extension methods. He has trained with celebrity artist Tracy Cunningham allowing him to take his colouring skills to exceptional heights. He is well versed in many product lines including Redken, Goldwell Elumen, Pravana, and Blonde Me. Frederic will make sure you leave with your mane soft, silky, and wanting more!

Tattoo Artist

Nickie Lugg 

Nickie Lugg of New Wolf Tattoos is an international artist with over 20 years of experience in custom tattoos and body piercings. Nickie offers a private, one on one, all inclusive experience, always striving to make her client’s vision a reality! All Tattoos & Piercings are Vegan friendly. All of Nickie’s tools are pre sterilized & single use only!