Hair tutorial #2 Soft Curls

We all want those soft pretty curls, attending a birthday brunch or a wedding? Soft curls are a winner! Below is my step by step hair curling tutorial. If you want to do a quick bun or up style, I recommend doing a quick curl before hand as it will make it easier to style.Continue reading “Hair tutorial #2 Soft Curls”

Hair Tutorial #1 French Braid

I am often asked, “Candi how do you do a quick and easy French braid?” With a little practise you will be braiding your hair in no time at all! Find someone with long hair, by seeing the actions you will be able to familiarise yourself with up and over actions of braiding. You’ll findContinue reading “Hair Tutorial #1 French Braid”

Candi Inbox: Street Style – Fashion and Makeup

#StreetStyle Imagine fashion that is comfortable and sexy, imagine having a wardrobe that can be edgy or feminine. Paring casual jeans with a silk blouse, white sandals and chunky bracelets, it must be simple. My interpretation of Street Style is a combo of casual and smart. Honestly this season I haven’t spent a cent onContinue reading “Candi Inbox: Street Style – Fashion and Makeup”

Buitengeluk’s Secret Weapon

  Now a few of you will know if you head down Cedar road toward Broadacres Spar you will find a hidden gem. Buitengeluk, this dutch style restaurant and venue opens onto green lavish gardens, a green house to marry young lovers and food that will get your taste buds begging for more. Buitengeluk isContinue reading “Buitengeluk’s Secret Weapon”

Warm Redhead VS Cool Redhead

#AskCandi Back to the business of Warm VS Cool this week. Calling all redheads as we have an interesting topic today. In the last two articles on blondes and brunettes, I was able to separate the warm from the cool. Red is already a warm tone, when looking at cooler tones the hair tones tendContinue reading “Warm Redhead VS Cool Redhead”

Glorious Coconut Oil and its Beauty uses

With the hype on Prof. Tim Noakes diet, ‘banting’ has become apart of our lives. I haven’t taken on the high fat, low carb diet however I have introduced a Tbsp. of coconut fat to my morning oats. Weirdly enough I have had no issues with my winter eczema (I have had eczema on myContinue reading “Glorious Coconut Oil and its Beauty uses”

Warm Brunettes VS Cool Brunettes

#AskCandi Returning to our three part series of Warm VS Cool, today we discuss brunettes. If you read last weeks article on Warm Blondes VS Cool Blondes you may now understand this colour concept or may be adding to what you already know. The purpose of these articles, I want you to make smart choicesContinue reading “Warm Brunettes VS Cool Brunettes”

Warm Blondes VS Cool Blondes

#AskCandi Today we’re back on the topic of Warm VS Cool. I’m looking at blondes today and once you view the images below you will see how each blonde is different. You may quickly see if you’re a warm or cool blonde, or you may see you need to tweak your blonde, makeup and clothing.Continue reading “Warm Blondes VS Cool Blondes”

Warm VS Cool

When I am with a client for makeup, before I begin I look my client (up and down) and casually ask,  “Are you cool or are you warm?” Now I’m not asking if my next victim would like low fat or full cream milk with their coffee (I can hear Tim Noakes shouting full cream!!).Continue reading “Warm VS Cool”

Fashion that turns heads

Has your monthly fashion magazine ever asked, “How do you want your clothing to make you feel when you walk into a room (full of people).” Your fashion magazine may suggest – dress No 9 from Zara is a “Must have for Winter” though no list will be able to answer that question for you.Continue reading “Fashion that turns heads”