With over 30 years of expertise and over 20 years as a beauty expert on Cityline, top Toronto makeup artist Dino Dilio has developed a distinctive makeup approach that helps woman and men look and feel their best every day. Dino delivers exquisite makeup designs and offers practical and effective beauty advice – always peppered with his unique wit and charm.

Book an appointment with Dino to polish your look for a special event – whether a private occasion or public appearance. Dino is also among the best Toronto wedding makeup artists, offering personalized service for your entire bridal party.

Or you can learn Dino’s secrets with a Complete Makeup Lesson, a downtown Toronto experience that teaches you how to do it all yourself. Come for an instructional and interactive session that updates your look, skills and makeup bag in 90 minutes or less. Discover professional secrets and insider intelligence from a beauty expert. If you’re serious about your appearance, this hands-on Toronto makeup lesson is invaluable.

Services may be performed on-site at the GTA location of your choice, or in Dino’s one-of-a-kind makeup studio in downtown Toronto. This private enclave is designed for individuals and small groups who want to learn how to enhance, define, or play with their appearance in a relaxed, sincere and purely personal way. 

The studio carries his exclusive line of DDB Makeup, a clever cosmetics collection that captures Dino’s insight and expertise in a strategic range of colours and brushes.


Toronto Makeup Artist | Broadcaster | Consultant | Educator | Author

Dino Dilio is a multi-talented freelance makeup artist and 30-year beauty industry veteran. As one of Toronto’s best makeup artists, Dino is widely known for over 20 years of regular appearances on Citytv’s Cityline, Canada’s longest-running lifestyle television show.

Dino divides his time between working privately with individual clients and working with experts in the worlds of beauty, entertainment, education and advertising.

Born and raised in Montreal, Dino has been living and working in Toronto since 1986. Early in his career, Dino was Creative Director, Senior Makeup Artist, and Manager for Toronto’s premier beauty spa, Mira Linder Spa in the City.

Over the years, Dino has served as a makeup artist for broadcasters, journalists, politicians, dignitaries, entertainers, socialites and celebrities, including: The Barenaked Ladies, Diahann Carroll, Brent Carver, Kim Cattrall, Marilyn Denis, Paul Gross, India Hicks, Chantal Kreviazuk, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Rachel McAdams, Kevin Spacey, George Stroumboulopoulos, Laura Vandervoort, and Mary Wilson, founding member of the legendary singing group, The Supremes, (Dino’s makeup inspiration).

Dino has held positions in the makeup departments for CBC and Citytv. He has worked with local and international television and commercial productions for Coca-Cola, Calvin Klein, DreamWorks Productions, The Movie Network, Mirvish Productions, Paramount Pictures and Polaroid. As well, Dino has worked with international fashion designers such as Calvin Klein, House of Devon (Beyoncé), Northbound Leather and Oscar de la Renta. Dino’s print credits include Canadian Living, Flare, Glamour, The Globe and Mail, Glow, Hello, Harry, Homemakers, More, National Post, The Toronto Star and Xtra.

He has served in the role of National Makeup Artist for the Hudson’s Bay Company, Murale, Revlon Canada and Shoppers Drug Mart. He is currently the Canadian Beauty Ambassador for Paula’s Choice.

Dino is a part-time instructor at Toronto’s George Brown College, teaching professional makeup artistry. He has also taught at the original Complections International Makeup School of London.

Dino is currently writing a book titled Let’s Face It! focusing on the trusted techniques and new inspirations developed throughout his career.