Candi Inbox

#WhatsCatchingmyEye May is upon us, along with chilly evenings, Zara blazers, closed shoes and beef stew. When I put it like that it doesn’t sound to bad, though I know how South Africans are when winter comes. Don’t worry girls, boots and red lipstick will keep us going! Have you started to notice how peopleContinue reading “Candi Inbox”

Choose the Perfect Foundation

Join the Conversation #MattvsDewy Dewy – Often the dewy/fresh look requires a fair amount of product. First off, prep the skin with moisturizer. This look is often best suited for normal to dry skin types. If you tend to be shiny leave this step out. While the moisturizer is still moist on the skin, applyContinue reading “Choose the Perfect Foundation”

Candi Inbox

#WhatsCatchingmyEye Summer is here, luckily we made it through the treacherous once a year winter. I never know how we do it. Probably with the help of deep red lipsticks, chunky scarfs, red wine and Country Road. I’m taking my Spring/Summer inspiration from the catwalks, Elle Magazine and perfume. Now that we will be ableContinue reading “Candi Inbox”

Anyway

A light heart lives long ~ William Shakespeare In a world of coded fragrance, where often one would not want to be original. Where an industry can be rendered a little boring or safe or driven by trends. An impersonal industry that likes flowers. Imagine discovering a perfume that will imprint on your mind. AsContinue reading “Anyway”

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 IContinue reading “My 3am wakeup call”

Its Black and White

As I stroll through Country Road, Hyde Park all I see is black and white. Don’t get me wrong, I prefer many things to be black and white. Though when it comes to summer fashion, I prefer shades of pink, blue, coral and gold. I also find the fashion drap with a touch of frump.Continue reading “Its Black and White”

Spring has Sprung

Spring is here. The sun is shining and the birds are singing. Though you are still wearing that brown Bobbi Brown lipstick. “This is a nice winter lipstick,” she told you. Now winter is done folks and I will say it again, summer is here! I have recently taken a strong liking to a turquoiseContinue reading “Spring has Sprung”

The Skinny on Blush and Bronzer

When I ask the question, “Do you wear blush?” Nine out of ten times I get a yes. Where the question and answer becomes interesting is where the blusher is applied and what tone of blusher is used. Before I head into some scientific explanation of blush vs bronzer, lets try keep this plain andContinue reading “The Skinny on Blush and Bronzer”