Amore Ambassadors are chosen for their commitment to using Amore Ultima products and sharing the LOVE on Social Media! They are our biggest fans and we reward them by appointing them as Ambassadors! They receive special discounts, perks and education opportunities not available to anyone else! You might be our next Ambassador! We are watching for your work with our products on Social Media! Tag us at Instagram (#amoreultima) and Facebook (amoreultimagelnailsystem)
Originally from Rimbey, Alberta, Jennifer majored in Art and Design in college. She moved to Prince Rupert, BC in 2006. Along with her mother she introduced gel nails to the Prince Rupert community and opened a gel nail studio which ended up employing 5 additional technicians. She has recently been working solo from her home for almost 3 years.Living in a remote area, Jennifer keeps up with the trends via instagram @tipzbyjenn and online courses. She specializes in Soft Japanese Art, 3D art and one stroke flowers. She was certified by Corrine Hunter at A Nail Above the Rest in Lacombe, AB, achieving her Basic Gel Nail Certification and Masters. She was trained using Amore gels and has stayed with the line all these years. Her commitment to the line makes her the perfect Amore Ambassador. Find Jennifer on Instagram @tipzbyjenn
Vanessa is a certified nail technician, based in Beaumont, AB, who operates her business in the comfort of her own home. Her passion for art began at a very young age and since becoming a certified nail technician in 2009, she has continued to educate herself on the latest trends. She loves to be creative and takes great pride in her work as she strives to offer exceptional service, attention to detail and professionalism. Vanessa Posts her fantastic work on her facebook page www.facebook.com/nailhavendotca/ and also on Instagram @nail.haven
Angela Rolland LaCourse
Angela has been a nail technician and working out of her home since 2013. She was trained by Amore Educator Kari McQuitty at All About Nails using the Amore Ultima Gel Nail System, and she loves everything about the line! She is always interested in learning all aspects of being a nail technician and is forever continuing her education by taking art workshops, advanced shaping classes, online education and connecting with fellow nail techs. Angela’s posts her work regularly on Instagram @angela_nailed_it
Katie Dominiuk is an Amore Trained Technician since 2010 and has perfected her skills through advanced education and hard work! She regularly posts her dazzing nails on instagram @kdazzlesnails and works out of salon in Spruce Grove. Katie is currently on maternity leave.
While working full time as an Educational Assistant at her local high school, Verna was certified at “A Nail Above the Rest” in March 2013. She began doing nails full time in the fall of 2013 when she had a health crisis that required her attention. When asked about her art, this is what Verna had to say, “I’ve always loved art in it’s many forms. I believe women are like art…each are beautiful in their own unique way. So my love for art & making women feel good just naturally go hand in hand with doing nails. I love a challenge so there is very little I will not attempt, either on practice nails or on those clients that are willing to sit while I create. I really enjoy working with Amore Gel products because of the versatility, ease of application & awesome lineup of colours. The company and staff have been very supportive and have offered many options to improve the quality of my work. Amore rocks!!!” Verna’s work can be seen on her facebook page or Instagram under NailZensation Studio. The reason she chose that name is…Nail because she loves everything nails! Zen because her pen & ink art is similar to zen doodle/zentangle and is an art form that she finds very relaxing & fulfilling. (sen)sation because her work creates a reaction of interest & excitement. Verna is married to a wonderful man who supports her in pursuing her passion. They have been blessed with two children, a son-in-law & three wonderful grandsons. Find Verna on Instagram @nailzensationstudio
Graduating from Lakeland College in 2012 with honors, Natalie is a nail tech/ clinical aesthetician. Passionate about everything nails, Natalie continues her education through advanced training. Using both acrylic along with gel; she specializes in 3D art and hand painting. Natalie devotes ample amount of time to prep work as well as shaping. Natalie was introduced to Amore by Rheanne Thackeray. She completely fell in love with the line, and has never looked back. Check her out on Instagram @natalie.kinal or Facebook Natalie.Kinal. She is currently working out of Red Deer, AB.
Lisa has been a certified Nail Technician and Aesthetician since 2001. She now operates from her home in Stony Plain, Alberta. Lisa loves all things nails and all things Amore. She enjoys continuing her education and she prides herself on being passionate about what she does and creating quality gel nails and designs. You can see her work on Facebook, Esthetica @Lisaordsalonandspa or on Instagram, @esthetica.salonandspa
Kim Ashton is a Certified Nail Technician at Dragonfly Beauty in Strathmore, Alberta. Kim has furthered her education on an ongoing basis, with several art classes and salon styles. Kim is a die hard Amore lover and has extensive knowledge with the product line. When she isn’t glued to a nail desk, she enjoys spending time with her family and trying very hard not to be the loudest Hockey mom in the arena. Find Kim on Instagram @dragonflybeautybykimashton
Kari took her training right here with Amore Ultima in 2014. She continues to grow her homebased buisness in Provost, Alberta. She posts on Instagram @karikostiuk
Colleen started her gel nail course at A Nail Above the Rest in Lacombe almost four years ago, where she was instructed by Corinne Hunter. She has also acquired two nail art certificates and is always eager to learn new styles and techniques.
Being a nail tech has been a passion of Colleen’s since day one of her nail course. She enjoys her work and all her clients. “It’s an amazing feeling when you can say that you truly love your job. Find Colleen on Instagram @coll.cknails
Naomi’s love for nails began with painting her friends nails at the tender age of 11! When she was 14, a family member opened her own nail bar in England, where Naomi was introduced to the world of sculpted nails. This is when she knew in her heart of hearts that she wanted to be a nail technician! Naomi became a certified nail technician in 2012. She absolutely loves doing nails and will forever be a proud nail technician. Naomi fell in love with Amore products and became an Amore Ambassador in May of 2018. Her work can be seen on Instagram at @the.beauty.den
Kelcie completed her nail training course in 2009 with Corrine Hunter at A Nail Above the Rest in Lacombe, AB. Shortly after, Kelcie began working at Corrine’s Spa where she gained invaluable experience as a team member working with other nail technicians. In 2011, Kelcie pursued advanced training with ANAR obtaining Master Nail Tech and Educator status which enabled her to teach at ANAR until 2016. In 2016, she left the position to take on a new position of “New Mom”, giving birth to a baby boy! After maternity leave, Kelcie opened up her own business with the help of her AWESOME husband who custom built her a shop in their family home. Attending trade shows and workshops is a highlight for Kelcie and keeps her inspired and loving her nail career. She feels blessed to have been given the opportunities that she has had throughout her career and she is grateful to be part of the Amore Family. She became an Amore Ambassador in November of 2018 and you can see her work on Instagram at @knockoutnailsbyko
Theresa has been a Gel Nail Technician and Pedicurist operating out of her home in Edmonton, AB. After working in the Autobody for 8.5 years she decided it was time to go back to her true passions; art and the beauty industry.
As an avid nail client herself for close to 10 years, Theresa was intrigued by all the different types of art that could be done on a nail. The possibilities are endless! She started to think about how cool it would be if that were her job! In August 2015 Theresa decided to make it happen. She became certified through INT and in 2016 quit her Autobody reception job to pursue nails full time. A year and a half later Theresa had been introduced to Amore products and has been hooked ever since. Theresa specializes in hand drawn art as well as nail biter transformations. Find Theresa on Instagram @u_gel_ly_nails
In 2017 Jodi got her nails done by her niece who needed a model for her nail tech training in Saskatchewan. This was the very first time Jodi had her nails done and she was surprised at how pretty it made her feel. It had her questioning how happy she would be if she could make other women feel this way! So she did some research and signed up for Kari McQuitty’s beginner nail tech course at All About Nails in Strathmore, AB. With the support of her family. She took a leap and left a career in logistics and started working a couple side jobs while training to be a certified nail tech. Fast forward to 2019 and there is no more side jobs required. Nails are her full time gig in her home based salon. She’s very passionate about what she does and is very proud to be using the complete Amore Ultima Gel System. She loves all the colors and glitter, the ability to experiment with art and having the product knowledge to trouble shoot using the Amore gels to ensure that her clients get the very best nails possible. Between continued education, roadshows and other events, she’s got to meet great ladies and have lots of fun along the way. On Instagram you can find her at @onyxenvy
Heather began her nail career in 2006, after spending a few years as a Esthetician she took the Nail Technician course, and never looked back. She grew her business over 6 years in her studio in Three Hills, then moved to Olds in 2012 where she currently works full time in her home Studio. Some of her clients have been with her since day 1, which she is very grateful for their support over the years.
In 2012 she took her first nailart course with Kari McQuitty, and her nail career was forever changed. After a sample kit of Amore products, attending more classes with Kari, she quickly grew her clientele with her new skills, amazing product line and industry support. Heather is the mom of 3 grown kids and 1 grand son. She is passionate about her family, traveling and tea. After 14 years, Heather says doing her own nails is still her least favorite thing to do. Heather is dedicated to her work, knowing that this is a service based industry she wants to give the best experience to her clients. She is thrilled to be named an Amore Ambassador, an honor she feels to be among such talented, dedicated and supportive community and acknowledged by the Amore Ultima Family, a company she is proud to work with. Heather can be found on Facebook, Instagram as well as her website www.envyestheticstudio.com
Victoria lives in the city of Lacombe where she was born and raised. Since a young age, she has had an exceptional eye for detail and perfection in everything that she does. Graduating from the Lacombe Outreach in June of 2017, Victoria embarked on her journey of becoming a gel nail technician through A Nail Above The Rest in the fall of 2017. Introduced to the Amore Ultima line by her educator, Melissa Motley, she has loved every minute of working with this versatile product line, & the beautiful sets of nails she gets to create with such beautiful colours. Working out of her home based salon, she is working hard at growing her business. From browsing social media for inspiration, to clients sending in photos, Victoria loves creating art in her own style for her clients. Fortunate to be a part of the Amore family! Find Victoria on Instagram @nailsbyvictoriachanel
Originally from Newfoundland Holly moved to Fort McMurray 15 years ago. Working as a warehouse technician she decided she would take a gel nail course.
She got her education from A Nail Above the Rest back in 2010 with Amore. She loves all the products especially the beautiful, pigmented colors from the Prisma Elite and FX color lines. She has used Amore products for 10 years and they have never disappointed her or her clients. Holly will continue her education through courses to create beautiful works of art on her favorite canvas, nails. Find Victoria on Instagram @sparkle_tips_by_holly
Krystina found her passion and has been a certified nail technician since July 2014! She absolutely loves being her own boss and working from home in Red Deer, AB. Her journey started using multiple different products all of which she wasn’t a huge fan of until she discovered the Amore Ultima Gel Nail System! She fell in love with the massive selection of beautiful colors and products. Krystina has always loved being creative and drawing, she knew she would flourish as a nail technician.She is always pushing and challenging herself to learn more and be better each and every day. Krystina prides herself in her attention to detail, cleanliness and nail art. Krystina shows off her nail canvas’s on Instagram @kmnail.creations.rd
Wendy Mockford is a Certified Nail Technician, she owns her own salon in Strathmore, where she was raised and is proud to have her own business, Inspire Nails by Wendy. She has taken many nail classes to upgrade her skills and knowledge of the nail industry and loves the ever changing and evolving nature of the Beauty Industry.
Wendy has been in various areas of the industry since the age of fifteen, from hair and makeup, to nails, and it is her true passion to make others feel beautiful and look their best. She loves sharing her love and loyalty to Amore Ultima products with her customers and other nail technicians.
Tabitha has been a certified nail technician through All About Nails, by Kari McQuitty, since 2013. What drew Tabitha to becoming a nail tech was being her own boss and the ability to be creative while making women feel pretty. She ran her salon out of her home until January 2017 when she joined All About Nails in Strathmore. Tabitha loves to create with her clients and enjoys all aspects of nail art. She uses her previous certification in Visual Design through out her design process and art creation. One of her favorite things to say when asked why she likes being a nail tech, she says ‘I get to be an artist without starving’. Everyday she challenges herself and works hard to improve her craft. Tabitha posts on Instagram @phatnailscalgary
Kat has always had an affinity for drawing and artistic expression. She became a certified nail technician in 2013 and hasn’t looked back! It excites her to bring her brush to 10 small canvases everyday and fulfills her artistic passion in a way that she never thought possible. She is an adventurous experimenter and is always trying to master the newest designs and loves to teach others how to achieve them. Kat opened her home-based nail salon in 2016 where she works full time. She loves that the beauty industry is full of amazingly talented people and she thrives when she is surrounded by them! This includes her amazing Amore family with great people and products. She proudly became an Amore Ambassador in March 2018. You can check out Kat’s work on Instagram @x.deadly.claws.x
Jodie began her nail career in 2009. She is a Journeyperson Nail Technician and a Certified Swarovski Nail Technician. Jodie believes education is the key to moving forward in this industry. She has advanced her skills by training with many Nail Masters including Pauline Feinauer, Emese Koppanyi, Amy Becker, Olesja Nikolenko, Carla Collier, Sam Biddle and more. She believes that the health and safety of each client is paramount. Her work has been published in Nail pro Magazine. She is passionate about correctly structured nail enhancements and strives for perfection. She loves colour, abstract art and has a flair for transforming nail enhancements into extensions of beauty. You can see her work on Instagram at @jodiebachynski
Kelly trained with Corrine Hunter at “A Nail Above the Rest” in 2009. She loved the fact that she could earn an income for her family while staying home with her children. Now 10 years later, she has an even deeper passion for the industry. A faithful user of Amore products from day 1, she loves the line and loves how the broad colour selection feeds her creative spirit. She’s always loved crafting and artistic endeavors, but becoming a nail technician has taken her abilities to a whole new level. Amore is excited to have her on the Ambassador team! Find Kelly on Instagram @prettylittlenails_16
Megan Has been a cosmetologist since 2010 and received her Journeyperson’s as a Hair stylist in 2013. Then in 2018 She received her Journeyperson’s in Nail care Technician and Skin Care Technician. She runs an in-home salon called The Black Orchid Beauty Bar in the city of Martensville where you can book in for services and one on one training. Megan is extremely passionate about education and in 2017-2019 was the head of education at Nove Academy in Saskatoon. All of her students can agree that she has passion for this industry and likes to stress about proper sanitization practices in their own salon. They will also agree that even though she encourages them to use and try multiple gel systems she still always goes back to recommending Amore Products! You can find all of Megan’ s work on Facebook and Instagram @theblkorchid
Helena became a certified nail technician in June of 2018. She is married with 4 children (2 boys and 2 girls). Helena has always been artistic and growing up dreamed of becoming a hairdresser. That never came to pass, but a friend introduced her to doing nails, and she was hooked. Before nails, she worked as a Bookkeeping Manager for 15 years. Helena owns and operates in her home-based salon now, and it’s Helena’s full-time job. She loves doing nails, as it’s flexible and she can be available for her family whenever they need her, as well as enjoying what she does and getting paid for it! Helena also has an Autistic son, as well as a nephew and brother with severe special needs. Helena is very passionate for any special needs projects and helping where she can, and educating people on the different types of disabilities and creating awareness. Find Helena on Instagram @akoyabeauty
Julie started getting her nails done back in 2004 as a way to stop biting, they were sooooo short! Julie’s nail tech used mostly Amore products on me, and she was loving them as they always stayed on, even while Julie milked the cows!! Julie’s husband passed away in 2010 and she had to find a job that would allow her to support her two young sons and be able to stay home. Julie decided to take a nail tech course, and made sure to find someone who taught with Amore products. Julie wanted the same quality she enjoyed on her own nails. Julie was certified in 2011 and knew she found her dream job. Julie loves working with Amore Ultima products, the quality and durability makes it her go to product. Julie has taken numerous extra courses to take her knowledge and abilities to higher levels. Find Julie on Instagram @juliesgel