Winter 2016

Winter has finally arrived. Our last summer was one of the hottest, it has done our landscape¬†no good and we’re mentally unprepared for the cold ahead! For the next few days we will be tortured, unfamiliar with such cold weather we won’t cope when having to leave our warm beds. We’re so pathetic! Anyway, today’sContinue reading “Winter 2016”

The Skinny on Organic Shampoos.

A few years ago I recieved a small sample of Africa Organics. A locally made and sulfate-free shampoo and with my many years of working at Metropolitain Cosmetics I also regularly used a French brand called Leonor Greyl. Also natural and sulfate-free. Leonor Greyl was so natural you could use their Honey Shampoo ‘Au Miel’Continue reading “The Skinny on Organic Shampoos.”

My Turn!!

In January I said YES!!! After many years of working in the wedding industry of hair and makeup.. I have stolen many an idea with my eyes. I have walked through decorated venues and wondered how they have managed to build a forest on the ceiling. I have made googly eyes at breathtakingly beautiful dresses.Continue reading “My Turn!!”

Tutorial #5 My Perfect Canvas and Smokey Eye

I host Workshops and One-on-One lessons regularly, the one question I am always asked? How to do a smokey eye. Honestly, with good product, brushes and practice. You’ll ace it no time. I always begin any makeup with “Perfect Canvas” I first learnt of the term “Perfect Canvas” with Smashbox, however at my Makeup ForeverContinue reading “Tutorial #5 My Perfect Canvas and Smokey Eye”

Find the Perfect Vendor for your Wedding Day

Planning your wedding day is fun! Yes there can be one or two moments when you will feel overwhelmed by the costs or family but the whole process is fun. Vendors play an important role in your wedding planning and you need to find one that fits your needs and personality. So how do youContinue reading “Find the Perfect Vendor for your Wedding Day”

Hair Tutorial #4 Easy Up-Do

Is the hot weather and your hair keeping you hot and bothered? No worries ladies try my simple DIY up-do, once you practise a couple times you’ll find yourself doing this simple style more and more often. Before you begin, do a quick blow dry through the fringe or front pieces to soft the hairContinue reading “Hair Tutorial #4 Easy Up-Do”

Instantly Ageless by Luminesce

Tempted for your first botox shot? Already booked your appointment for your follow up botox shot? Well ladies I have come across a lovely little serum that lasts up to 10 hours, smooths fine lines and wrinkles, puffiness and deep wrinkles. In other words the good, the bad and the ugly of sun damage andContinue reading “Instantly Ageless by Luminesce”

Candi Inbox: #London

#StreetStyle #London I decided to do a rather quick visit to London last week, arrived the Sunday morning back last week Friday. 5 days, crazy yes but totally worth it! Every time I am able to visit an overseas country I find I return with bright eyes, new ideas, a big smile and a generallyContinue reading “Candi Inbox: #London”

Hair Tutorial #3 The Sock Bun

I have always loved the sleek and elegant look of a bun. Some of us have the length to pull off a bun however we need volume. A sock bun is my solution to this elegant and easy to do look. If you missed our last tutorial on curling, read it here!¬†With the warm summerContinue reading “Hair Tutorial #3 The Sock Bun”

Teri, the Venus de Milo

A year ago Teri tied the knot, well last year August to be exact. It was a warm spring day which always gets us South African’s smiling. Teri had such a distinct look on her wedding day, firstly her bun was so original. Her hair pulled away from her face elongated her features, opened upContinue reading “Teri, the Venus de Milo”