Successful People from Our Neighborhood – Jane Ivko, Make Up Artist

Please, meet Jane Ivko, young, gorgeous and ambitious.  Jane is Toronto based make up artist and eyelash extension specialist. You just take care of your inner world and Jane will make you look beautiful from the outside!
Jane Ivko
Jane Ivko

Jane, would you share a few word on your background, please?

I was born in Dushanbe, Tadjikistan. My parents came to Dushanbe from Leningrad, Russia and Harkov, Ukraine. My Mom was a professor of Russian language and literature. My Dad, master of sports in boxing, was also a professor, but at the Institute of physical education. My grandpa, farther's Dad, was a professor of Math and used to teach at the Institute of Mathematics.

What was your first job?

My first job was at the "office depot" in Israel, it was a lot of fun.

working
Jane at work
How about your worst job ever?

The most horrible job in my life was accountant.

Janna
Make up by Jane
Jane, could you share a funny story from you life?

Marina, I had a lot of funny stories, but they are not quite appropriate to be told in public!

Bride
Bridal make up by Jane
Do you like to travel?

I love to travel! When still in Israel I used to love travelling all over the Europe. Here, in Canada, winter weather always makes me crave sunshine and I really want to go somewhere closer to the ocean!

Model Nancy
One of Jane's models – Nancy!
Do you have a hobby, Jane?

Unfortunately, I don't have much time for the hobbies, but when I get lucky, I love to read, listen to good music. I also decided to learn skating.

What is the most challenging part of your job?

When I do the eyelash extensions, it takes about 2 hours and you have to be concentrated and pay attention all the time, eyes get really tired.

At work
Eyelash extensions in process
And what is the most rewarding part?

I love the results of my hard work, when my clients get happy. This is really awesome!

What is success for you?

Success for me is lots of clients, happy and satisfied clients, grateful clients! Monetary part of the business is also important. In a long run, I would really like to open my own salon, large and popular.

Smokey eyes
Smokey eyes by Jane
What is home for you?
Home for me is safety, love of my family, warmth and rest after the long busy day.
Jane
Jane. Make up by Jane
Jane, what would you still like to achieve?

I love my job, I add a part of my heart into every little project. I hope all my clients are happy and satisfied. I also hope that in the near future I could do even more for our lovely ladies, as I always continue learning. So far, beside eyelash extensions and make up, I am also a cosmetologist, I do facials, laser treatments and many more. This is my lifetime ambition to help ladies become even more beautiful, more confident and learn to love themselves, their appearance.

Thank you, Jane, we wish you all the best, lots of clients and all your wishes to come true!

Compliments of Marina Gavrylyuk
Real Estate Agent with Sutton Group Summit Realty

www.MarinaG.ca

Photographs compliments of Jane Ivko

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