Here at Sweet Cherry Spa you will find me, Scotia-leigh Kauppi.

me and my 1st Walleye cover from the Walleye 10 year anniversary party


I am a Certified Esthetician, Certified Nail technician, Certified Lash Artist and  Certified Makeup Artist. I am an industry advocate through the Professional Beauty Association.

I have been in the business for 15 years. I come from a more strict and health based background (from the mortuary sciences and working in tattoo parlors) along with being a college instructor for Everest College’s esthetics course.  I am bilingual in French and am learning German as well. Don’t let the bright hair & tattoos fool you ; I’m very serious, and take great pride in my career.

I love makeup and anything that you can do to beautify oneself… even if beauty to you is avant garde!

I love to try new styles in nail art and makeup to match! Working with clients in the spa, on set and for weddings is my passion. Booking with me is relaxing, educational and fun!

I am also a special effects makeup artist by consult only.




Education + Experience Studios Film + Media
Certified NailTechnician Confederation College /
LCN level 1-3
Certified Esthetician-
Confederation College
Certifted Makeup Artist-
Canadian College of Mortuary Sciences/Confederation College/ SST workshops
RectofilBrow and Lash Tint workshop
Certified Lash Extension technician-
Confederation College/ Ardell lashes workshop/ Micha Lash
Lead Instructor La Visage makeup class 2015-present,
Esthetic’s instructor – Everest College Esthetics program 2011-2013,
Manager and Lead eshteician/MUA/Nail tech Merle Norman 2010-2012,
Thundercon SPFX makeup workshops/panel 2015-present
Acension Photography
DZ Photography
Scott Hobbs photography
Indulge Photography for Women
Spun Photography
Focus Portraits
Tammy Wende photography
Shannon Lepere photography
Apple Wagon Films
Epica Pictures

Vox Media Production

“Basketcase” -Corey Nickalous 2010
“Funnel of Love” -Coery Nicaklous 2011
“Schism” -Curtis Jensen,2012
“Till Death” -Andres Johansen 2014
Real estate commercial for Remax realty
Beauty Tips hosted by Scotia Waddell – Shaw cable mini series 2009
Halloween Makeup hosted by Scotia Waddell –Shaw Cable mini series 2010
“Was It Worth It” campaign 2016
“Breaking Free” PSA 2015
“Blood 2 Blood” Campaign 2013
City of Thunder Bay’s office staff FAQ video 2011 + first aid video
Feel Good Spices commercial 2015
“The Miners” film Promo 2015
“The Discarded” film 2016
Narvis Auto commercial 2015
Shaw Cable Halloween special 2008

“Lakehead At War” – 2018

Live Events Published
Sponsor for Definitely Superior Art Gallery HUNGER 2013- present
Sponsor for Definitely Superior Art Gallery Derelict Fashion show 2013-
Definitely Superior Art Gallery Urban Infill art installations
Sponsor for the Howard Ball 2014- present
ZASTA’s Zombie walk 2013 – present
Lead makeup + Hair -Silver Cedar Studio Fashion show 2014-present
Wedding Wishes Bridal fashion show 2015
Redd Lingreie fashion Show 2014
Community Auditorium -Cheech & Chong ft. Shelby Chong 2013,-Shrek the musical 2012
Wig Wars Drag competition 2012-present (Winner 2014)

Passion for Fashion show 2012
Camp Quality spa day 2013
10 by Ten play showcase 2013-present

The Walleye 2009
Oct cover + article, 2015 photo credits
Chronicle Journal
front page 2009 + articles 2009, 2010, 2011
Offbeat Bride
article Jan 1 2015 + March 2015
CBC Aug 2013, Nov
2015, Nov 2016
Elfarrow Apparel
lookbooks spring 2015, fall 2016
Silver Cedar Studio
lookbook 2016
thinpossible – Movati Athletics 2015
Maddie Penko branding
package 2016
High Tide Tattoo
marketing 2012
Monstermosielle Magazine 2013 article

5 thoughts on “About

  1. Pingback: Why You Need a Professional Makeup Artist at Your Wedding – Sweet Cherry Spa

  2. I have an appointment tomorrow and I have two questions
    -where are you located now?
    -what forms of payment do you take?


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