Corrie Gallant is a philanthropist who is passionate about her work and most would say she’s a life lover & a true romantic in every way especially when married the love of her life in 2013. Corrie is an adventure seeker who loves spending time traveling the world when she can, she loves to experience different cultures and ways of life from the experience of a luxurious overwater bungalow in bora bora to living in a tent for weeks in the jungle of Costa Rica. Corries side passion is photography & she is and huge animal lover. Just recently she adopted three crazy bengal kitten siblings. When it comes to the beauty industry Corrie is passionate about safter beauty advocacy.
She and her husband built the The Beauty Barn as a space where she could share with her friends, clients and family. She is a trained/ certified and an award winning esthetician. She had a background in holistic esthetics / medical esthetics and oncology esthetician. She has attended meetings with multiple members of parliament and was invited to Washington to attend 8 private meetings with congress members to speak on the topic of safer beauty & product regulations for the beauty industry. This topic is important to Corrie as one of her areas of focus is oncology esthetics. This is a safer oncology approved service & offered using oncology training international approved products.
Corrie has spent time Volunteering as an oncology cosmetics advisor with the Look Good Feel Better Foundation & the IRise Above Foundation. She was a big sister for several years with big brothers and sisters & She says that she loves giving back to her community where she can.
Corrie is also the CEO & founder of an amazing event called ‘Awakening to Better Beauty’ this event offers a day where the spa invites the local community or the oncology department nursing staff to nominate a friend or loved one that has been going through cancer treatment. The Beauty Barn invites these ladies to join them for a complimentary pampering spa day using safe products approved for people who are hormonally compromised.
The Beauty Barn along with many volunteers, photographers & local business come together to make this day happen. “Corrie says: This is the one thing in my life I feel the most proud of creating. It takes a village to pull together such a special event. I like to think that the ladies are able to forget about the stressors of treatment just for one day. We want to create an event that allows these ladies to focus on nurturing themselves by experiencing a day of fun, laughter, indulgence and memories.