My friend Kristin

    I still remember receiving a missed call after 12 on New Years Eve back in 2013. I had a strange but good feeling when I saw Kristin’s number flash on my mobile. Etienne had proposed. Kristin and myself became friends many years back when she joined Metropolitain Cosmetics as a part-time member of […]

Candi Loves

I love this time of year, everyone seems to be chirpier, the days become longer and that chill in the air disappears. I loving sharing stories about my brides and makeup. I also love to share about myself. I find myself reading articles or blogs about people and their adventures and I find it inspiring. […]

I dare you to go bare..

The au natural look is low maintenance and trending. We often go with the heavier eyes and lip for winter. Scoping the beauty trends, the minimalist and clean face look was a look most models were sporting this winter. The bare look screams confidence, it takes guts to be comfortable in your own skin. I […]

Engagement shoot with Kirsty and Nic

 Photographer Andre M sent me such a special bride with a lovely story. Kirsty and Nic will marry end August and I was able to do her makeup for their engagement  shoot. Kirsty sent me the photographs and I asked how she and Nic met. Here is their story.. “I never used to believe in love at […]

My 3am wakeup call

I was up rather early a few weeks ago. A chilly Wednesday morning all the way in Mpumalanga. A group of us headed out to Florence Guest Farm for a styled shoot. A styled shoot with wedding vendors from the wedding industry. My alarm sang its usual song that wills my brain to wake up. Though I […]

Conny and Stewart

“You are what I never knew I always wanted.” Conny sent me her images from her engagement shoot today. We did her trial makeup mid Jan, fortunately Conny had booked her shoot with Schantel that same day.  I know Schantel from Kiekie Photography very well and Schantel’s warm and caring nature brings the best out […]