Originally Yvonne was born in Everett, Washington, and moved to Canada when she was eight years old. Before pursuing a career in make-up, she was a hairstylist. In 2009, Yvonne attended the Vancouver Film School's Make-up Design Program where she graduated in April 2010 with honors. Yvonne has worked in shops that ranged from make-up SFX
to prop theming displays, and also designed creatures and make-up sfx for short films. She looks forward to further pursuing her career in the make-up industry.