Hello Summer

I just love this time of year! I come out of my hibernation feeling refreshed, revitalised and ready for anything! My spring and summer inspiration?? I took inspiration from Prada. I finally have a decent pair of Harem Pants, not quite Prada but Witchery will do fine. I also love the use of khaki, this […]

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. […]

Candi Inbox: #London

#StreetStyle #London I decided to do a rather quick visit to London last week, arrived the Sunday morning back last week Friday. 5 days, crazy yes but totally worth it! Every time I am able to visit an overseas country I find I return with bright eyes, new ideas, a big smile and a generally […]

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, apply […]

Candi Loves

I love this time of year, everyone seems to be chirpier, the days become longer and that chill in the air disappears. I loving sharing stories about my brides and makeup. I also love to share about myself. I find myself reading articles or blogs about people and their adventures and I find it inspiring. […]

HD Foundation?

A few years ago, a new word joined the beauty industry. HD, High Definition. Now we are all familiar with the word when purchasing a new plasma screen from the local High-fi Corp. Not when purchasing a foundation. With the arrival of digital technology makeup artists were suddenly struggling to hide and conceal the imperfections […]

To Prime or not to Prime?

I want to chat about primers. What are they? How do you use them? Or are primers another gimmick/product designed by cosmetic houses for you to add to your purchase? Primers are made with a unique formula that keeps foundation ‘budge proof’ and provides long lasting hold of makeup while enhancing the skin’s texture. A […]

Candi Makeup Surviving Winter Fashion and Makeup Workshop

I have hosted a few makeup workshops in the past few years. Workshops hosting as many as 150 ladies. I hosted for FNB last year, a Women’s Day initiative for their staff. MediaNova, Sandton magazine was another. I also did a workshop for some consultants from Discovery Health, the ladies wanted to know how to do their makeup for […]