Susan Kesler's Total Image Studio

About Susan Kesler

Susan Kesler Small PhotoSusan Kesler, B.Sc.N., M.N.
Senior National Trainer
Keynote Speaker
Award Winning Certified Image Consultant
Professional Make-up Artist for Film and TV
Stress Management & Wellness Consultant
Independent Senior Executive Director, BeautiControl Inc.

Biography

Susan graduated with her Master's Degree in Acute Care Nursing from the University of Alberta in 1983.

After 16 years as an ICU nurse Susan changed careers and received her certification as an Independent Skincare, Spa and Image Consultant in 1990. She was a Director and National Trainer with this company from 1991 - 2017.

In 2018 Susan joined TruAura Beauty - a company that uses pre and pro biotics in both their skincare and make-up. Its like health food for your skin!

Throughout her career Susan has worked as a free lance Make-up Artist for film and television and as an Image and Wellness Consultant for corporations and individuals.

She also does professional coaching with prospective medical students for their multiple mini interviews. To date 80% of the students Susan has coached have been accepted into Medicine.

From 2012 - 2016 Susan was on contract with Judy Inc Agency (Toronto) as a Professional Style Consultant for a local retailer.

She has taken advanced training with top make-up artists Ve Neill (Mrs. Doubtfire, Batman) Jane Stevenson (Air Farce, This Hour has 22 Minutes) and has been called upon to provided expert commentary for CBC News and NTR Radio on the subject of "Image".

Between 1998 and 2002 Susan worked as the make-up artist for Global TV in Saskatoon and from 2001 to 2004 she contributed a monthly column entitled "Real Life Makeovers"(c) for the Neighbourhood Express paper, circulation 45,000.

In 2013 Susan resumed her monthly Real Life Makeovers(c) column with Saskatoon Express, circulation 60,000.

Make-up Career Highlights for Susan include a contract with ABC, CTV and TSN for Skate Canada and continuing work with the CBC for elite National Sports Events held in Saskatchewan.



Susan in the News

Home Business Report, "Building a Beautiful Business"

The Neighborhood Express, "Local Make-up Artist Wins National Award"

The Neighborhood Express, "Saskatoon Woman Receives Keys to 2006 Lexus"



Susan Kesler's Resume

  • 2011 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Business Ethics, Saskatchewan
  • 2003 Best Canadian Make-up Artist in Direct Sales, CNOMA National Award
  • 1999 Saskatchewan Motion Picture Association Grant
  • 1983 M.N. Alumnae Association Award
  • 1982 The Faculty of Nursing M.N. Scholarship
  • 1982 Province of Alberta Graduate Scholarship
  • 1982-83 The Gordon Tiffin Scholarship Cnd. Nurses Foundation
  • 1982 McMaster University Board of Governor's Scholarship
  • 1972-75 Numerous music scholarships

BeautiControl Awards
  • 2016 Leadership Excellence Award - inaugural recipient
  • 2016 Annual Awards, #4 Senior Executive Director
  • 2016 Recognized for earning 2 Million in sales commissions
  • 2015 Earned Ownership of Mercedes
  • 2014 Extreme Driver earning leased 2015 Mercedes
  • 2012 Elite Director Status
  • 2011 WOW CASH Award of $10,000 for growth
  • 2008 Earned a Million Dollars in total sales commissions
  • 2007 Annual Awards, #9 Executive Director
  • 2007 Top Achiever's trip, Costa Rica
  • 2006 Earned Lexus, Sales Award
  • 2006 Promoted to Senior Executive Director
  • 2006 Annual Awards, #10 Executive Director
  • 2006 Top Achiever's Trip, Monte Carlo
  • 2005 Annual Awards, #6 Executive Director
  • 2005 Top Achiever's Trip, Venice
  • 2003 Top Achiever's Trip, Virgin Islands
  • 2003 Promoted to Executive Director
  • 2002 Promoted to Senior Director
  • 1994 - 2003 Top Canadian Sales Director
  • 1993 Top Achiever's Trip, Hong Kong
  • 1991 Promoted to Director

Professional Associations
  • IATSE Local 300 Permittee
  • The Canadian Network of Make-up Artists
  • Direct Selling Women's Association

Key Make-up Artist
  • 2015 Credit Union Commercials
  • 2013 Potash Commercials
  • 2012 Summer Players, The Producers
  • 2011 Tourism Saskatoon Print ad
  • 2010 Credit Union print ad
  • 2010 CBC TV (French) Metis Christmas
  • 2010 Next Star TV show
  • 2009 BMO National Skating Competition - CBC Announcers, Saskatoon
  • 2008 Canadian Wheat Board Video for Vitera
  • 2008 Photos for Annual Report of First Nations Bank
  • 2008 Masters Curling - CBC Announcers,Saskatoon
  • 2007 Photos for Annual Report - Northern Lights Casino
  • 2007 SaskTel ad campaign
  • 2006 Tim Hortons Brier, CBC
  • 2004 Nokia Briar, Saskatoon, CBC
  • 2003 Carmen, Saskatoon Opera Society
  • 2003 Western Canadian Gymnastics Competition, CBC
  • 2002 The Lion, the Witch & The Wardrobe theater production
  • 1998 - 2002 Make-up Artist for Global Television Saskatoon
  • 2002 SIAST Promotional Video and SaskTel Commercials
  • 2002 Skate Canada for CTV, ABC, TSN
  • 2001 International Women's Softball Championship, CBC
  • 2000 National Parks Vignette, Government of Canada
  • 2000 Industry Education Council, SMART Commercials
  • 1999 & 2000 Federated Co-op Commercials & Training Video
  • 1999 CD Cover, Ben Schenstead, Classical Guitarist
  • 1999 Feature Film, Ryan's Babe, JR Productions
In the News
  • 2000 Home Business Magazine,
  • 2000 & 2003 Sizzle Newspaper, CNoMA,
  • 2000 - 2004 & 2012-2014 Monthly Editorial, Neighbourhood Express, Circulation 45,000,
  • 1998 Saskatchewan Smiles, Saskatoon Sun, Circulation 94,100
Education
  • 2012 Elite Training, Tupperware World Headquarters, Tampa FL
  • 2007 Leadership Course, Direct Selling Women's Association
  • 2006 Director's Forum - Cancun
  • 1999 Set Safety and Set Protocol, SIAST, Saskatoon
  • 1999 Standard First Aid and CPR - Class A Qualifications
  • 1999 Special Effects Make-up course, Toronto
  • 1999 Toronto Workshops with: Ve Neill (Mrs. Doubtfire, Batman) Marvin Westmore (Hollywood), Jane Stevenson (CBC, Air Farce)
  • 1998 FX Make-up, Jane Stevenson, Saskatoon
  • 1998 Toronto Workshops with: Stephen Lynch, Maurice Stein (Cinema Secrets), Barbara Alexander (Vogue)
  • 1997 Advanced Glamour Make-up, Gordon Cornish ( City Life, Dini Petty)
  • 1983 Masters Degree in Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
  • 1976 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Teaching Experience
  • 1991 - 2017 Sr National Trainer, BeautiControl
  • 1997 - present Healthy Beauty Classes for Teens
  • 2000 - present Susan Kesler's Make-up Academy
  • 1997 - 2005 Beauty Boot Camp Director
  • 1993 - 2001 Marvel School of Hairdressing
  • 1993 - 1999 SIAST- Kelsey Campus, Extension Classes
  • 1994 - 1996 Pizzazz School of Modeling
Community Involvement
  • 2012- present- Member of Fireside Singers
  • Corporate Sponsor "Music for the Gut" 2017 & 2018
  • Corporate Sponsor for Dress for Success 2012-2017
  • 1997-2016 Founder of Hope Restored Canada
  • 2014 Make-up Assistant for Summer Players HMS Pinafore
  • 2012-2014 Church Worship Leader
  • 1999 - 2006 Key Make-up for MMGCI High School musicals
  • 2003 Key Make-up for Saskatoon Opera Company's production "Carmen"
  • 2003 Key Make-up for Noonie's Masterpiece
  • 2002 Key Make-up for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • 1997 Fashion Show Coordinator, Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • 1996 - 1997 Fashion Show Coordinator, Women Making Changes Charity
  • 1994 - 1995 City Hospital's 'Festival of Trees', Fashion Show Coordinator
Corporate Clients
  • Potash Corp
  • Credit Union
  • Penningtons
  • Sask.Association of School Business Officials
  • Sask.Association of Rural Municipalities
  • Regional Municipaliy Administrators Association
  • The Toronto Dominion Bank
  • Scotia McLeod
  • Sentinel Life Management Corp.
  • Western Canadian Lumber Association
  • Canada Trust
  • Fairweathers
  • Professional Secretaries Int.
  • Saskatoon Business College
  • Provincial Political Party
  • SIAST
  • Global Television
  • Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce
  • Saskatoon Credit Union
  • Sealy Osbourne Business Consultants
  • Canadian Western Bank
  • Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Federal Department of Justice
  • Deloitte and Touche
  • JUDY Inc (Toronto)
  • Centennial Plumbing & Heating
  • U of S Department of Accounting, College of Commerce
  • Walter Murray Collegiate, Administrative Assistant Program
Contact Info Susan Kesler's
Total Image Studio

243 Perreault Cres
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 6B1
phone
fax
email
306.382.8076
306.382.8074