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”

Robyn’s wedding at the Black Horse Brewery

Earlier this year I spent the morning with a lovely group of women, where I did hair and makeup for Robyn’s wedding. The Black Horse Brewery is a rustic yet quaint brewery in Magaliessburg. Big trees shade and protect the venue that over looks farm land where the horses roam. You can also drink wonderfulContinue reading “Robyn’s wedding at the Black Horse Brewery”

Sarah at Tres Jolie

Sarah got married last year February, I still look at these photographs and admire her choice of colors and natural beauty. Sarah is a young and vibrant women and has always looked after her skin. I also did a spray tan for Sarah, a soft hint of natural bronze to compliment her white dress. HerContinue reading “Sarah at Tres Jolie”

Nicky and her Red Lipstick

One cannot help but bask in Nicky’s radiance. Nicky lights up the room with her smile, laughter and love for life. I am only too grateful to have been introduced to such a dynamic group of women. First I was able to do Tammy’s makeup and spray tans for her wedding day, we did aContinue reading “Nicky and her Red Lipstick”

Taryn at The Munro

I am back readers and back with a vengeance! Today I take you back to a wedding I did last year October. Friday weddings are my favourite. I find the atmosphere relaxed and fun. Perhaps from the long working week, people unwind and get ready for an afternoon of wedding fun! Honestly I cannot thinkContinue reading “Taryn at The Munro”

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 ofContinue reading “My friend Kristin”

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 atContinue reading “Engagement shoot with Kirsty and Nic”

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 outContinue reading “Conny and Stewart”

Kate

My phone made its usual ping. A message, I must check. A message notification from Twitter! A friend of mine had mentioned me in a tweet (I am still “learning” twitter) “Candi Makeup will help you” @Candimakeup @KateKearney Kate had her makeup trial that very day, the result – Drag Queen. Luckily Kate had mentionedContinue reading “Kate”

Phern @ Canteen

I met Phern many years ago at Bride&co. She was their in house wedding coordinator and I was a new service provider part of the Bride&co supplier list. I was a year into the industry and to meet Phern was a blessing in disguise and we hit it off immediately! However a month in, PhernContinue reading “Phern @ Canteen”