Ansie at Memoire

Ansie got married on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, early May this year. The day was just perfect! If you know the venue Memoire in Muldersdrift, you can just imagine the venue changing as the weather changes into fall. The leaves begin to turn orange, the sky crisp and luckily the gardens were still lush fromContinue reading “Ansie at Memoire”

A Candi Makeup Recap on 2019

As we all dread winter coming, I see it as a closing to the first half of my year. However June is a busy month for weddings, let’s not dismiss June. We just tend to slow down, prefer warm food and company, we become homebodies. As I wrap up June before some R&R in July,Continue reading “A Candi Makeup Recap on 2019”

Our One Year Anniversary

Amazing how time flies when you’re having fun! We celebrated our one year anniversary on Sunday. I found myself thinking back to specific moments of our wedding day, thinking how amazing that day really was. I am yet to share my photo’s from this special day. I hope you enjoy looking through them as muchContinue reading “Our One Year Anniversary”

A Boudoir Styled Shoot

 I had the pleasure of doing a styled boudoir shoot with Alet and Kallen from In Abundance Photography. We had the shoot at Memoire Wedding Venue in Muldersdrift, a perfect venue to set the tone for our shoot. Boudine, our model had the confidence and beauty to suit our shoot, she was incredible and we all enjoyedContinue reading “A Boudoir Styled Shoot”

My Turn!!

In January I said YES!!! After many years of working in the wedding industry of hair and makeup.. I have stolen many an idea with my eyes. I have walked through decorated venues and wondered how they have managed to build a forest on the ceiling. I have made googly eyes at breathtakingly beautiful dresses.Continue reading “My Turn!!”

Tutorial #5 My Perfect Canvas and Smokey Eye

I host Workshops and One-on-One lessons regularly, the one question I am always asked? How to do a smokey eye. Honestly, with good product, brushes and practice. You’ll ace it no time. I always begin any makeup with “Perfect Canvas” I first learnt of the term “Perfect Canvas” with Smashbox, however at my Makeup ForeverContinue reading “Tutorial #5 My Perfect Canvas and Smokey Eye”

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”

Teri, the Venus de Milo

A year ago Teri tied the knot, well last year August to be exact. It was a warm spring day which always gets us South African’s smiling. Teri had such a distinct look on her wedding day, firstly her bun was so original. Her hair pulled away from her face elongated her features, opened upContinue reading “Teri, the Venus de Milo”

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”