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.”

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”

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”

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”

Getting hitched? Here’s your checklist!

For those of you who are recently engaged, getting married will be a day to remember. Your very own shindig to show off two families uniting. However this whole planning process can be overwhelming. I am a lover of lists and lists have proven time and time again that making lists do in fact helpContinue reading “Getting hitched? Here’s your checklist!”

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”

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”

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”