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”

What is your signature shade of lipstick?

  My clients often ask me how I got into makeup. Often people ask if I was playing with mom’s makeup as a little girl and that is how the inspiration started. Quite frankly I was never very good with makeup. Growing up, I had frizzy/bushy/wild hair that needed taming so I spent a lotContinue reading “What is your signature shade of lipstick?”

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”

Candi’s Top Five Products

Now we all have our favourite products. I am sharing my top five! Ok six. 1. Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer. Primer primer primer. You have to prep your skin before you apply foundation. Woolworths 2. Face and Body Foundation by Makeup Forever Paris. Light weight water-based gel formula/foundation, though build-able coverage. Soft and dewyContinue reading “Candi’s Top Five Products”

Home made Body Scrub

For years now I have been making my very own body scrub! I have also made it for clients in the past. As you know I do spray tanning, before you have a spray tan one must exfoliate all dead skin cells. I also recommend that you exfoliate at least twice per week! The benefits?Continue reading “Home made Body Scrub”